Biotechnology News

April 18, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Molecular Response Opens Access to Genomic DNA for Research

April 18, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Needham & Company, LLC, a privately held, full-service investment bank, announced today that Chad Messer recently joined the firm as a Senior Research Analyst covering the biotechnology sectors. He will be based in...

April 18, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: RGRX) (“the Company” or “RegeneRx”) announced today that scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, University of California, San...

April 18, 2012

OSLO, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: On 18 April 2012 mandatory notification of trade among primary insider Praveen Sharma of DiaGenic ASA (OSE:DIAG) took place. Capveen AS, which is controlled by Sharma, has sold 266,213 shares to...

April 18, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the Agilent 1290 Infinity Quaternary LC system, the first quaternary UHPLC system to deliver the accuracy and precision of binary systems. The new Agilent...

April 18, 2012

MIRAMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CRO industry veteran, Christopher Ore leads business development and operations at Comprehensive Clinical Development.

April 18, 2012

SILVER SPRING, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB:NVLX) reports Prof. Gunzburg will present the innovative living cell encapsulation cancer treatment at the OOTR meeting in Kyoto.

April 18, 2012

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--1 Mission 1 Million – Getting to the Heart of Stroke announces plans to launch an exciting new phase of the initiative. Campaign sponsor Boehringer Ingelheim, in collaboration with AntiCoagulation...

April 18, 2012

CASTLE ROCK, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinical Study Suggests One-Third of CT Scans Used to Assess Pediatric and Adolescent Patients at Low Risk for Acute Appendicitis Could Potentially Be Avoided

April 18, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Decision Resources, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed U.S. rheumatologists indicate that they would prescribe Ardea Biosciences...

April 18, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metabolix today announced the opening of its new office in Cologne, Germany. This will enable the Company to directly access the European market for biopolymers.

April 18, 2012

BOSTON & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crimson Life Sciences was awarded the world's first translation risk management patent to advance “state of the art” and help manufacturers satisfy ISO 14971 risk management requirements.

April 18, 2012

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTime, Inc. (NYSE Amex:BTX), a biotechnology company that develops and markets products in the field of regenerative medicine, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Michael D. West, Ph.D. will present at...

April 18, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quintiles’ embrace of digital media has received acclaim for helping employees connect and work together more effectively, winning the Ragan Communication Awards for "Best Social Intranet."

April 18, 2012

HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Impax Pharmaceuticals, the branded products division of Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL), today announced that data from the ASCEND-PD Phase III clinical study involving IPX066 will be presented in a...

April 18, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synta presented results that show ganetespib equally inhibits growth of both crizotinib-sensitive and -resistant cancer cells driven by the EML4-ALK fusion protein regardless of ALK mutation status.

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.