Biotechnology News

April 18, 2012

CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerus Corporation announces 2-year supply agreement with its first INTERCEPT platelet customer in Austria, the General Hospital of Vienna (AKH).

April 18, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. (“ImmunoCellular” or the “Company”)(OTCBB: IMUC-NEWS), a clinical stage biotechnology company that is focused on developing new immune-based products to treat and diagnose cancer,...

April 18, 2012

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RedHill Biopharma announces positive results in an advanced bioequivalence clinical trial with RHB-102 for the prevention of nausea and vomiting in cancer patients.

April 18, 2012

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Vitrolife’s (STO:VITR) Board has today appointed Thomas Axelsson as the new CEO of Vitrolife. Thomas has been working as the Acting CEO of the Group since November 2011. Thomas Axelsson has...

April 18, 2012

JERUSALEM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) today announced new data from the Company’s expanding central nervous system (CNS) portfolio will be featured at the 64th American Academy of Neurology (AAN)...

April 18, 2012

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Key Hires from Novartis and Pfizer to Support Development and Commercialization of Novel Sub-micron Particle NSAIDS

April 18, 2012

BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced that 30 abstracts examining the company’s products and investigational agents for hepatitis B and C have been selected for presentation at the 47th Annual...

April 18, 2012

FREIENBACH, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mission, EffRx, osteoporosis, bone health, effervescent, alendronate sodium, binosto, ex101

April 18, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX) will host a webcast and conference call, including an open question and answer session, Tuesday, April 24, 2012. During the call, management will discuss the Company’s financial results...

April 18, 2012

SHARSHERET, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Morflora announced it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award.

April 18, 2012

BETHESDA, Md. & BURTON-ON-TRENT, U.K.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sucampo Pharmaceuticals today announces a Named Patient Program for lubiprostone for CIC patients in the EU, Iceland and Norway, which will be administered by Clinigen.

April 18, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO), a medical device company focused on the diagnosis and treatment of the neurological complications of diabetes reported today that it has filed a premarket notification, or 510(k...

April 18, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celek presents update on CEL-031 at NCI investor forum. CEL-031 is in development for the treatment of bladder cancer and acute myeloid leukemia.

April 18, 2012

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new analysis of the 18,113 patient, RE-LY® trial highlights significantly lower rates of both fatal and traumatic intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) in patients treated with dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa®) 110mg...

April 18, 2012

OXFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ProImmune Ltd., a leader in services for understanding immune responses, has launched the B cell ELISpot assay as a service. The B cell ELISpot assay is central to the characterization of adaptive immune...

April 18, 2012

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Trudeau Institute announces a leap forward in the fight against cancer, the study targeted cancer-causing viruses that infect 95% of people, & will help those infected with HIV and the elderly.

April 18, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) is pleased to announce today the release of the first iteration of a Protocol Representation “Toolkit” for clinical research.

April 18, 2012

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., announced that two of its clinical data strategy experts will present at the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) Interchange Europe 2012.

April 18, 2012

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Vitrolife (STO:VITR): In the clinical study that was begun during 2011 on STEEN Solution™ with the aim of forming a basis for sales approval in the USA, a total of 13 patients have now received...

April 17, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST) today announced that a Phase 4 study of ENTEREG® (alvimopan) in patients undergoing radical cystectomy met its primary endpoint of time to achieve recovery of both...

April 17, 2012

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recognizing Rhode Island’s most accomplished IT practitioners and entrepreneurs, Tech Collective announced the 2012 Tech10 award recipients. Tech10 is the first awards program of its kind in Rhode Island to...

April 17, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affymetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFFX) today announced that its first quarter 2012 operating results will be reported after market close on Thursday May 3, 2012. The company will also hold a conference call on the...

April 17, 2012

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCBB:CBIS.ob - News), a pioneering US biotech company whose mission is to alleviate suffering and promote health through cannabinoid science, is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Melamede,...

April 17, 2012

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Abstract Published in Canadian Journal of Surgery Reports Key Preliminary Findings of Major Prospective Study of the KCI ABThera™ Open Abdomen Negative Pressure Therapy System

April 17, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--annual results

April 17, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, will release its first quarter 2012 financial results on...

April 17, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IntegraGen, Inc., a biotechnology company dedicated to molecular biomarker discovery, has named Michael E. Dresner National Sales Director. He will be responsible for IntegraGen’s sales efforts in the U.S....

April 17, 2012

MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) today announced that it will host a conference call on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 5:00 PM EDT, to discuss the company’s first quarter 2012 operating results, and to provide...

April 17, 2012

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Image-Pro Premier image analysis software offers intuitive tools that make it easy to capture, process, measure, analyze and share your images and valuable data.

April 17, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced a distinguished panel of judges who will evaluate nominations for the fourth annual Biotech Humanitarian Award and select the 2012 Honoree. BIO created...

April 17, 2012

FORT COLLINS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Value Plastics a Nordson Company announces the PharmaLok™ Series of ergonomic, single-use sanitary clamps for securing fittings to bag ports and filters in the biopharmaceutical market.

April 17, 2012

GILBERTSVILLE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rockland will market LDI’s entire portfolio of LIMR monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies, which bind biomarkers crucial for cell signaling, immune system regulation and cancer progression.

April 17, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metabolon, Inc., a diagnostics and services company offering the industry’s leading biochemical profiling technology announces that Metabolon and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502), a...

April 17, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) submitted comments yesterday to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on three draft guidance documents on biosimilar products.

April 17, 2012

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Renovo Neural, a Specialty Research Company Out of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Initiates First Dedicated Commercial 3D-Electron Microscopy Service to Develop New 3D Nanohistology Applications

April 17, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Cancer Immunotherapy Index is growing at twice the Biotech Index rate. Mentor Capital created and invests in Cancer Index, Leading Edge Cancer and other medical firms that reduce treatment costs.

April 17, 2012

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

April 17, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Statement from ProCure Chief Medical Officer Dr. Eugen Hug regarding the controversial findings of Dr. Ronald Chen's study on proton therapy for prostate cancer being featured by JAMA.

April 17, 2012

BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. will present at the Informa Regulatory Information Management (RIM) Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Berlin on Wednesday, April 18th.

April 17, 2012

DAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gold Standard Diagnostics, Corp., announced today the global launch of their fully automated platform, the ThunderBolt. Available worldwide through both direct and partnership distribution channel

April 17, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Designed to help clinical researchers overcome the ongoing challenge of accessing clean, real-time data and reports, Comprehend Clinical 1.1 from Comprehend Systems includes a range of new features that enable...

April 17, 2012

ROCKLAND, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EMD Serono, Inc. is the founding donor of the newly launched Multiple Sclerosis Discovery Forum website (http://www.msdiscovery.org).

April 17, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass. & MT. OLIVE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Decision Resources Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms focusing on healthcare insights and analysis, announced today that it acquired Pinsonault, a leading...

April 17, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis (ACP) and the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MIND) today announced the launch of the Multiple Sclerosis Discovery Forum (MSDF)

April 17, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO), a leading global provider of cloud-based clinical development solutions, announced that it will release its first quarter 2012 results on May 1, 2012.

April 17, 2012

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today introduced innovative new products and services to the European scientific community at Analytica – the premier international trade...

April 17, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Idera announces commencement of Phase 2 trial of antagonist of TLRs 7&9 in psoriasis

April 17, 2012

LANCASTER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), a leading provider of simulation and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today announced that its board of directors has declared its next...