Biotechnology News

April 16, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--STAR ankle replacement named #1 in new survey of foot and ankle surgeons

April 16, 2012

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerebain Biotech Corp. (“Cerebain” or “the Company”), a subsidiary of Discount Dental Materials, Inc. (OTC Markets: DDOOD), announced today that its patent application was published electronically by the USPTO....

April 16, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Decision Resources, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that U.S. physicians are eager to prescribe GlaxoSmithKline/Theravance’s Relovair,...

April 16, 2012

SILVER SPRING, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB:NVLX) and associate SG Austria announced Exclusive Worldwide License added to existing antibody cell encapsulation patent position.

April 16, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pharmaceutical brand teams’ budgets for U.S. patient adherence programs more than doubled this year, rising on average from $613,000 to $1.5 million, according to a study from Cutting Edge...

April 16, 2012

VERNON HILLS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinical Resource Network, LLC expands its business development teams to the Northeast and Midwest

April 16, 2012

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Third-party administrator (TPA) clients of The TriZetto Group, Inc., today lauded the company’s “flexible solutions,” noting that they have helped their businesses grow and pursue new opportunities.

April 16, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medidata Solutions announced today a major new release of Medidata Balance, a randomization and trial supply management (RTSM) application which is part of its comprehensive clinical cloud platform.

April 16, 2012

HAWTHORNE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proteonomix, Inc. (OTCBB: PROT), a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics based upon the use of human cells and their derivatives, today announced the termination of the Research Agreement and...

April 16, 2012

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seapine/Forrester webinar focuses on how successful organizations are increasing their investment in requirements as part of their product development strategy. Register at...

April 16, 2012

COLORADO SPRING, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCBB: CBIS.OB) a pioneering U.S. biotech company developing pharmaceutical cannabis (marijuana) products, is pleased to provide new photographs of the existing treatment for...

April 16, 2012

LANCASTER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), a leading provider of consulting services and software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today announced that further testing shows that the newest molecule the...

April 16, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PURE Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: PURE), creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, today reported the launch of the PURE Complete Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting System. The PURE...

April 16, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genocea Biosciences today announced that it will highlight new progress it is making toward the development of an effective vaccine for malaria during a presentation today at the World Vaccine Congress by...

April 16, 2012

PERKASIE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Secant Medical to Exhibit the Enabling Technology of Biomedical Textiles at BIOMEDevice Expo in Boston, April 25 and 26, 2012

April 16, 2012

WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ArQule prices public offering of shares.

April 16, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) the manufacturer of KALBITOR® (ecallantide) for the treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in patients 16 years of age and older, has announced the launch of its HAE...

April 16, 2012

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrowhead Research Corporation Acquires Alvos Therapeutics and Proprietary Library of Targeting Peptides

Pioneer in targeting for tumors and tumor vasculature in humans

April 16, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Repligen Appoints Michael Griffith to Board of Directors. Griffith brings over 30 years of relevant experience in biologics and pharmaceutical manufacturing and development, and financial markets.

April 16, 2012

WARSAW, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biomet, Inc. announced today financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended February 29, 2012. Net sales increased 5% (5% constant currency) worldwide to $709 million Large joint reconstructive sales increased...

April 16, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (OTCBB: NVIV), a developer of groundbreaking technologies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI), today announced that CEO Frank Reynolds is scheduled to appear on...

April 16, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medichem International (Marketing) Ltd (Medimark) confirms the launch of new, improved product range, following the cancellation of their manufacturing agreement with Tristel Solutions Ltd.

April 16, 2012

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIO tech 2012 takes place April 25 - 27 at the Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan. Business Wire is the official media partner for the BIO tech 2012. Breaking news releases, online press kits are available at Tradeshownews....

April 16, 2012

CHELMSFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZOLL Medical Corporation (NasdaqGS: ZOLL), a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that it recently provided an educational grant to sponsor the second annual “Chilling...

April 16, 2012

VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq: MNKD), focused on discovering, developing and commercializing treatments for diabetes and cancer, announced today that it will present at the Imperial Capital 2012 Healthcare...

April 16, 2012

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq: INCY) announced today that it has scheduled its first quarter 2012 financial results conference call for 8:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 26, 2012. The schedules for the press release...

April 10, 2012

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. (“HemCon”) announced today that it filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 reorganization in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The filing comes following the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

April 10, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A team of students from the Net Impact Chapter at CU Boulder was selected by a panel of expert judges to win the 2nd annual Liquidnet Markets for Good Challenge.

April 10, 2012

WHEELING, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seafood ID from ACGT, Inc., is dedicated to the use of DNA testing to identify or prevent seafood mislabeling. Towards that goal, ACGT, Inc. has chosen to clarify their position on a crucial subject - the use of...

April 10, 2012

BOSTON & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global ePRO Systems provider PHT Corporation has been named one of the Boston Business Journal's 2012 Pacesetters. The award recognizes the top 73 fastest-growing private companies in Massachusetts.

April 10, 2012

BEDMINSTER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cegedim Relationship Management today announced that Boiron USA is upgrading to the next generation CRM solution, Mobile Intelligence for iPad, in order to empower its commercial representatives and managers,...

April 10, 2012

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RealityCorp provides eClinical technology space their first-in-class IVR automated testing and validation product.

April 10, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Cegedim, a global technology and services company in the healthcare field, announces that its 2011 Registration Document has been published in compliance with Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)...

April 10, 2012

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New Mexico Biotechnology and Biomedical Association (NMBio) awarded the top two biotech-related projects at the New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair with an all-expense paid trip to the U.S. National...

April 10, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metabolon, Inc., a diagnostics and services company offering the industry’s leading biochemical profiling technology, announces the launch of its Disease Metabolism Strategic Outsourcing Program....

April 10, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Epizyme today announced its participation in several upcoming conferences.

April 10, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced it has posted information from the MAUDE database showing 377 deaths associated with the Medtronic Quattro Secure lead, rather...

April 10, 2012

ZURICH & LUGANO, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lugano, Switzerland is host for first Partnering for Global Impact® 2012 conference

April 10, 2012

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--World Courier's new ultra-modern investigational drug storage depot in Buenos Aires and other infrastructure improvements streamline distribution options for global clinical trials.

April 10, 2012

HYANNIS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To help biopharmaceutical organizations monitor clinical trials remotely, Cape Cod Clinical Research, Inc.(CCCRI) is launching TrialDOCS, a web-based document management solution.

April 10, 2012

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the Conference of BIO tech 2012 (Asia's largest bio event), one of the most focused topics this year is “Vaccine”. The latest trends/technologies on vaccine development will be disclosed.

April 10, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advaxis will present at the World Vaccine Congress 2012

April 10, 2012

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FDA’s Approval of Amyvid Represents Achievement of Regulatory Milestone, Triggering Additional Proceeds to Safeguard Scientifics

April 10, 2012

ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capsule Tech, provider of medical device connectivity, announced “Connected Consultants”, a video series created to educate clinicians & IT staff on Manual Charting, Hardware, Workflow and Enterprise.

April 10, 2012

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liaison Technologies, a global provider of cloud-based integration and data management solutions and services, announced today it has completed the milestones required as part of a $30 million investment from Merck's...

April 10, 2012

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRGT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel NNR Therapeutics™, today announced revised top-line results from its exploratory Phase 2 clinical study of TC-6987...

April 10, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OvaScience™, a fertility company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel treatments for infertility, announced today that the company will present at the 2012 Boston Biotech Business...

April 10, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an expanded indication for its cardiac resynchronization therapy with implantable cardioverter defibrillator (CRT-...

April 10, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital firm focused on healthcare and sustainability, today announced a partnership with Merck Research Laboratories and its newly formed Merck Research Ventures.