Biotechnology News

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) today announced that 10 abstracts describing the company's investigational agents for several hematological malignancies have been selected for presentation at the Annual...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) today announced that the Company will present at the Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference on Thursday, November 14, at 9:30 a.m. Mountain Standard Time. The conference will...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIR), the leading stem cell company focused on developing and marketing products in orthopedic, sports medicine and wound care markets, announced today that C. Randal Mills, Ph.D...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

BEND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bend Research Inc., part of Capsugel’s Dosage Form Solutions (DFS) business unit, announced today an investment of more than $20 million to expand commercial manufacturing for spray-dried dispersions at its facilities...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KineMed, Inc. (www.kinemed.com) today announced that Dr. Mahalakshmi Shankaran, Director of Muscle and Neurobiology at KineMed, Inc., will present...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Blood Therapeutics to Present First Data on its Lead Sickle Cell Disease Program at 55th ASH Annual Meeting

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sequenta, Inc., and its collaborators from academic institutions around the world will share data demonstrating the validity and prognostic value of the ClonoSIGHT test for minimal residual disease (...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that it will present new pre-clinical data from its ALN-AT3, ALN-CC5, and ALN-TMP programs at the 55th Annual...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

MISGAV, Israel & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medgenics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MDGN and AIM: MEDU, MEDG) (the Company), the developer of a novel technology for the sustained production and delivery of therapeutic proteins in patients using their...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

BELLEVUE, Wash. & MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kona Medical hires exec Omar Dawood, M.D., M.P.H., as Chief Medical Officer to oversee clinical and regulatory development for Surround Sound non-invasive renal denervation therapy for...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) will host an Analyst Day on Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Central Time (7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time) in Chicago at the Drake Hotel,...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Allen Institute for Brain Science announced a partnership with imec to develop and manufacture a state-of-the-art sensor array for recording neural activity in animal brains.

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIVO): GENERAL HIGHLIGHTS Meridian Bioscience, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio (NASDAQ: VIVO) today: reported record fourth quarter and full-year fiscal 2013 net sales of $49.0 million and $...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

BELGRADE, Mont.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bacterin Announces Strategic Alliance

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RxVantage Clears Confusion about Medical Office Compliance With the Sunshine Act - Five simple facts help answer common concerns and questions

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ArQule, Inc. reports third quarter 2013 financial results.

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agenus Inc. (Nasdaq: AGEN), a developer of therapeutic vaccines for cancer and infectious diseases, today announced statistically significant top-line results from its Phase 2 randomized, double-blind, multi-...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

ZUG, SWITZERLAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq:FWLT) today reported income from continuing operations for the third quarter of 2013 of $48.9 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, compared with $58.7 million, or $0.55 per diluted...

Thu, 2013-11-07 11:01

WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Surefire Medical closes $18.2M Series B funding. Super Angels join venture investors in funding breakthrough direct-to-target device for minimally invasive interventional procedures to fight cancer

Thu, 2013-11-07 06:00

INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For Non-US and Non-UK Media Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company announce new data that reinforce the efficacy and tolerability of linagliptin in people with Type 2 Diabetes (...

Thu, 2013-11-07 06:00

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gore Medical announced CE Mark for the GORE EXCLUDER Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis, the first complete, fully engineered system intended for endovascular treatment of common iliac artery aneurysms.

Thu, 2013-11-07 06:00

GOTHENBURG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Vitrolife AB (publ) (STO:VITR): Third quarter: Continuing operations · Sales growth was 33 percent in local currency. Sales amounted to SEK 109 (83) million, corresponding to an increase of 31...

Thu, 2013-11-07 06:00

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Menarini Asia-Pacific officially inaugurated the establishment of Menarini (China) Investment Co. Ltd. and the opening of its national headquarters at the Wuhan National Bioindustry Base in China.

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluidigm (NASDAQ:FLDM) announced that President and CEO Gajus Worthington will present at the Credit Suisse 2013 Healthcare Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, on November 13, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. (MST)....

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atherotech Diagnostics Lab today announced the opening of its first Florida patient service center in Sarasota, Fla., for ordering the VAP+® Lipid Panel cholesterol test.

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

BURLINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH) announced today the availability of a 4th generation HIV antigen/antibody combination assay and a new diagnostic algorithm that improves...

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ:ENTA) a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs in the infectious disease field, today announced that Jay R. Luly,...

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq: INCY) today announced its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $350 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2018 and $350 million...

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESPR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing first-in-class, oral, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering...

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative treatments that address unmet medical needs in neurological and related central nervous system disorders, today announced its...

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lantheus Medical Imaging to Host Third Quarter 2013 Conference Call
on November 13, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. (“ImmunoCellular”) (NYSE MKT: IMUC) today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. For the three months ended September 30, 2013, the Company incurred a...

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, today reported its consolidated financial results for the third quarter 2013, and company highlights. “This was a quarter of...

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) will present a corporate update at the Credit Suisse 2013 Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. Mountain Time/5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. A...

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK), a multi-national biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company, today reported that Neovasc Inc. (NVC.V), a Vancouver-based company in which OPKO has made a strategic investment, reported topline...

Wed, 2013-11-06 20:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Startup Phi Optics, Inc., which develops optical microscopes that provide accurate, fast and inexpensive imaging of live cells and tissues, has secured $250,000 in seed funding from investors.

Wed, 2013-11-06 15:01

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Integral Molecular Announces Issuance of Third Patent Family, Extending Patent Landscape for Key Lipoparticle Technology

Wed, 2013-11-06 15:01

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) will present at the 2013 Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Scottsdale, AZ. Dan Starks, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will address...

Wed, 2013-11-06 15:01

AUBURN, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A federal court has upheld a $115 million judgment and an eight-percent running royalty in a patent infringement case filed by Syntrix Biosystems against Illumina, Inc.

Wed, 2013-11-06 15:01

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioNJ applauds Sen. Robert Menendez for introducing the Start-up Jobs and Innovation Act along with PA Sen. Pat Toomey. This bill will create high-quality jobs in NJ by stimulating R&D investment.

Wed, 2013-11-06 15:01

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) today introduced the Start-up Jobs and Innovation Act, which would modernize the U.S. tax code to stimulate investment in R&D at small companies.

Wed, 2013-11-06 15:01

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Green, Inc. will proceed with the design and development of plans to construct a manufacturing facility for the production of its vaccine to combat Salmonella in poultry.

Wed, 2013-11-06 15:01

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspiring science students got good news today as Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition company, announced a partnership with the Brazilian government’s “Science without Borders” program, which will co-fund Ph.D....

Wed, 2013-11-06 15:01

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transcriptic has adopted SnapGene® molecular biology software for its automated cloning service, which employs In-Fusion® cloning and Gibson Assembly®.

Wed, 2013-11-06 15:01

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 firm, has been named as the 2014 U.S. News-Best Lawyers’ “Law Firm of the Year” for Biotechnology Law.

Wed, 2013-11-06 15:01

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XenoPort, Inc. (Nasdaq: XNPT) announced today that it will provide access via the World Wide Web to its presentation at the 2013 Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference. The live presentation will occur at 7:00 a...