Biotechnology News

May 9, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, announced that it will host its 2012 Analyst Meeting on Wednesday, May 23, from 9:00 a.m. to noon (EDT), at the Mandarin Oriental New...

May 9, 2012

NEW YORK & GAITHERSBURG, Md. & ATHENS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), GlycoMimetics, Inc. (GMI), and Glycosensors and Diagnostics, LLC (G&D) today announced a collaboration to develop an AIDS...

May 9, 2012

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cook Medical is the major sponsor of the opening session “Zero Tolerance: Vascular Catheter Related Infections” at the 37th CVAA

May 9, 2012

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Award-winning Contract Research Organization (CRO) DSP Clinical was named one of the 50 fastest growing North American companies owned or led women by the WPO and American Express OPEN .

May 9, 2012

WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc., a privately held life sciences company that provides innovative proteomic and genomic products and services to the life sciences industry, today announced that the company has...

May 9, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--INC Research, LLC has broadened its services around Medidata Solutions’ (NASDAQ: MDSO) clinical cloud platform by offering Medidata Balance™, Medidata Rave® Targeted SDV and Medidata Coder.

May 9, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Puma Biotechnology will provide an overview of its drug development program, which includes PB272 (neratinib) for the treatment of breast cancer.

May 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zalicus Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLCS) a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops novel treatments for patients suffering from pain and immuno-inflammatory diseases announced that Zalicus management will...

May 9, 2012

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Myeloma Foundation reviews positive data from 3 myeloma studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine on the drug REVLIMID.

May 9, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newly published clinical study results with Hygieia, Inc.’s automated Diabetes Insulin Guidance System (DIGS™) demonstrate DIGS’ potential to improve blood glucose control for insulin-using patients.

May 9, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, introduced the Supra-dTM QuEChERS Dispersive Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) solution for sample...

May 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 and provided an update on corporate developments. “We had a very productive start to the...

May 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Idera reports First quarter earnings

May 9, 2012

ELMSFORD, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioScrip, Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOS) today announced 2012 first quarter financial results. First quarter revenue was $155.6 million and net loss was $2.7 million, or $0.05 per share. Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for the...

May 9, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO) www.neurometrix.com, a medical device company focused on the diagnosis and treatment of the neurological...

May 9, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synageva BioPharma Corp. (“Synageva”) (NASDAQ:GEVA), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic products for rare disorders, today reported first quarter 2012 financial results, and...

May 9, 2012

MANSFIELD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference in Las Vegas, NV, on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Bryan Hanson,...

May 9, 2012

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) today issued updated dial-in information regarding the conference call to be held today, May 9, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss its first quarter 2012 results. The...

May 9, 2012

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Phase 2 final data on PV-10 for metastatic melanoma will be presented at the 2nd European PostASCO Melanoma Meeting 2012, according to Provectus Pharmaceuticals.

May 9, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scientists from Nelson Laboratories will highlight the latest FDA trends in biocompatibility for medical device manufacturers attending the Medical Design and Manufacturing East Show.

May 9, 2012

NEWTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioClinica's first quarter 2012 financial results included a 14.9% increase in service revenues, 17.1% increase in non-GAAP operating income and 17.8% increase in non-GAAP net income over 1Q 2011.

May 9, 2012

ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Banyan Biomarkers, Inc. today announced that Andrew von Eschenbach, MD, former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and former Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), was elected to its...

May 9, 2012

OSLO, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: GE Healthcare and DiaGenic (OSL:DIAG) collaboration in PET imaging and gene signatures The interim report for the first quarter 2012 was approved by the Board of Directors on 8 May 2012. Please find...

May 9, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cegedim Relationship Management today announced that Laboratorios Casen Fleet has implemented and deployed Mobile Intelligence for iPad™ as their centralized Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform in Spain and...

May 9, 2012

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Meda AB(STO:MEDAA): Group net sales reached SEK 3,375 million (2,944). At fixed currency rates, sales increased 14%. EBITDA rose to SEK 1,151 million (1,119), corresponding to a 34.1% margin (38...

May 9, 2012

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) today reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Highlights: Net revenues of $5.1 billion, compared to $4.1 billion in the first quarter of 2011, an...

May 8, 2012

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today first quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2012. The Company reported a...

May 8, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Sunday May 6, 2012, CBS Sunday Morning presented a story titled “A new hope for back pain sufferers?” that featured Dr. Kevin Pauza, a member of Spinal Restoration’s clinical advisory board, who discussed his...

May 8, 2012

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that its corporate presentation will be webcast from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference in Las Vegas. Kevin Young CBE, Gilead’s...

May 8, 2012

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clovis Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLVS) today announced that Company management will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 8:00 AM Pacific Time. The...

May 8, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Santarus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNTS), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today reported financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Key financial results for the 2012 first quarter include: Total...

May 8, 2012

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPAX) today reported on its financial results for the first quarter of 2012 and cash balance as of March 31, 2012. BioSante’s cash balance as of March 31, 2012 was...

May 8, 2012

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) today announced that Dr. Michael R. Hayden, will join the company as the President of Global Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer, based in Israel. In...

May 8, 2012

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a nanomedicine company with development programs in RNA therapeutics and obesity, today announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 second quarter ended March...

May 8, 2012

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...

May 8, 2012

WEST CORNWALL, Conn. & NORRISTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One Eleven Software & M3 Health Announce Alliance to develop next generation of pharmaceutical e-sampling and m-health tools.

May 8, 2012

CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GenMark Diagnostics Reports First Quarter 2012 Results

May 8, 2012

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SurModics today reported results for its fiscal 2012 second quarter and announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $50 million of its outstanding common stock.

May 8, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 3:40 p.m. Pacific Time (6:40 p.m. Eastern Time) at Encore...

May 8, 2012

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transgenomic, Inc. (OTCBB: TBIO) today reported financial results for the three months ended, March 31, 2012, and provided a business update. “We made progress in the first quarter validating and advancing several of...

May 8, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INFI) today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2012. The company maintained its strong financial condition while continuing to advance its clinical...

May 8, 2012

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. & FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TruTouch Technologies, a pioneer in non-invasive alcohol intoxication and biometric measurement systems, recently named David Desrochers as the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Desrochers...

May 8, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sorin Group announced at Heart Rhythm 2012 FDA approval and commercial launch of the PARADYM™ RF ICD and CRT-D devices that are designed to be monitored remotely

May 8, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Increasing patient access to endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms worldwide, Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) is expanding availability of the Valiant® Captivia® Thoracic Stent Graft System in several countries,...

May 8, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Earlier communication between payers and pharmaceutical companies can reduce tension and help foster more win-win market access strategies, according to a new study from Cutting Edge Information.

May 8, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Broad Institute and Fluidigm (NASDAQ:FLDM) launched a new research center dedicated to accelerating the development of research methods and discoveries in mammalian single-cell genomics.

May 8, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Healthcare today announced that additional supply for Optison™ (Perflutren Protein-Type A Microspheres Injectable Suspension, USP) has been made available from its contract manufacturer to meet the current...

May 8, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vascular Closure Systems, Inc. Announces Conclusion of Phase I of the First in Human (FIH) Use of the FastSeal® Bioabsorbable Vascular Access Closure System

May 8, 2012

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transgenomic, Inc. (OTCBB: TBIO) today announced the following Webcast: What:   Transgenomic, Inc. First Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Business Update Conference Call   When: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 @ 5:00 p.m....