Biotechnology News

March 13, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced the pricing of its offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 1.5% convertible senior notes due 2019 to qualified institutional buyers pursuant...

March 13, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Critical Diagnostics, a U.S.-based biomarker company focused on cardiovascular diseases, today announced the appointment of three distributors in China, Korea and Indonesia for its Presage ST2 Assay. The company...

March 13, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IntelliCell Biosciences, Inc. (OTCQB: SVFC) (PINKSHEETS: SVFC); (“IntelliCell”) or the (“Company”), Dr. Steven Victor, Chairman of IntelliCell Biosciences will be presenting at Roth Conference on March 14, 2012 at 9:30...

March 13, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biomagnetics Diagnostics Corp., (PINK SHEETS:BMGP - News) a developer of revolutionary diagnostic systems and technology for HIV, hepatitis, tuberculosis and malaria detection, and other innovative technologies,...

March 13, 2012

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orgenesis Inc., (OTCBB: ORGS) (the “Company”) announced today that pursuant to a licensing agreement dated February 2, 2012 with Tel Hashomer - Medical Research, Infrastructure and Services Ltd. ("Tel Hashomer"...

March 13, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Avoca Group announces its inaugural Quality Summit to be held May 1st and 2nd at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ.

March 13, 2012

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Epizyme announced the achievement of a preclinical milestone in their partnership to develop Epizyme's DOT1L inhibitor for Mixed Lineage Leukemia...

March 13, 2012

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CORTEX REPORTS ISSUANCE OF NEXT GENERATION OF AMPAKINE® PATENTS

March 13, 2012

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that the company’s chairman and CEO, Gary Rabin, will be presenting at Roth Capital Partners...

March 13, 2012

SARATOGA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Multiple Sclerosis Expert Dr. Alfred Sandrock from Biogen Idec Joins the Myelin Repair Foundation’s Clinical Advisory Board

March 13, 2012

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--pSivida announces tech evaluation with Neuron Systems for Dry AMD

March 13, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: RNN), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company commercializing potential best in class oncology and CNS therapeutics, today announced that it has enrolled the first subject...

March 13, 2012

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The interventional cardiology (IC) market in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Turkey will reach a value of more than $460 million by 2016.

March 13, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (OTC/BB: 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...

March 13, 2012

CAESAREA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mazor Robotics Ltd (TASE:MZOR), the leader in innovative surgical robots and complementary products for spine surgery, announced that Florida Hospital has purchased a Renaissance™ system. Renaissance is Mazor...

March 13, 2012

WILMINGTON, Del.,--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) today announced that it has filed a lawsuit against the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US District Court for the District of Columbia to overturn the FDA’s denial on March...

March 13, 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,...

March 12, 2012

BANGALORE, India & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biocon and Pfizer today announced the conclusion of their alliance to commercialize Biocon’s biosimilar versions of Insulin and Insulin analog products. The companies have agreed that due to the...

March 12, 2012

GRENOBLE, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PX’Therapeutics is pleased to announce the launching of a Phase 1 clinical trial of a prophylactic vaccine against HIV entitled: “Phase 1, Randomised, Single-centre, Observer-blind Clinical Trial of Safety and...

March 12, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enzo Biochem Inc. (NYSE:ENZ) today reported improved results for the fiscal quarter ended January 31, 2012. Among the quarter’s highlights: Total revenues increased 5% year over year, led by strong organic growth at...

March 12, 2012

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien announces results of a retrospective data analysis involving more than 93,000 patients that demonstrate the benefits of laparoscopic surgery over open procedures.

March 12, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC), announced today that its collaboration partner, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), has commenced Phase 1 clinical studies of SCYX-7158 (also referred to as...

March 12, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PURE Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: PURE) today announced that it will report results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2012 after market close on Friday, March 16, 2012. Michael L. Krall, President and CEO, will host a...

March 12, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quality Management Software Vendor makes a $1M donation to clinical laboratories of Africa.

March 12, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global technology and product development company Sagentia will be discussing how to achieve breakthrough innovation while managing corporate risk at the 17th Annual Frost and Sullivan Conference.

March 12, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nelson Laboratories acquires building to accommodate expansion and growth.

March 12, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xylem showcases its measurement and analytics solutions at Pittcon 2012

March 12, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCBB:CBIS) a pioneering U.S. biotech company developing pharmaceutical cannabis (marijuana) products, is pleased to announce its FDA progress resulting from the last meeting with...

March 12, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Assessments of the biological activity of various nanomaterials and chemicals in the context of primary human cell biology were presented today at the annual meeting of the Society of Toxicology by scientists from...

March 12, 2012

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new white paper detailing how a flexible bioprocessing platform meets the changing needs of biomanufacturing is now available for download from Xcellerex at...

March 12, 2012

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AB SCIEX broadened its portfolio of ultra-high performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) solutions.

March 12, 2012

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AB SCIEX announced the introduction of the AB SCIEX 4500 series, which is next-generation, mass spectrometry instrumentation that sets a new benchmark for routine quantitation and screening.

March 12, 2012

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New Mexico Biotechnology and Biomedical Association (NMBio) has announced a new scholarship award to be presented to a New Mexico high school senior graduating in the spring of 2012. The $1,000 award will...

March 12, 2012

ORLANDO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the Pittcon debut of Unity™ Lab Services, a new offering that combines laboratory support services to create a single solution for...

March 12, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal announced that Allan L. Shaw, a biopharmaceutical industry expert, has joined the firm’s healthcare industry group as managing director, based in New York. With...

March 12, 2012

SILVER SPRING, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SILVER SPRING, MD (BusinessWire) Mar 12, 2012, Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB:NVLX) Cell-in-a-Box® technology, from SG Austria, as an adjunct to cancer chemotherapy, enhances chemotherapy’s effectiveness.

March 12, 2012

ORLANDO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the Thermo Scientific TRACE 1300 Series GC, a compact, versatile gas chromatography system that is designed to increase productivity and...

March 12, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genocea Biosciences, Inc. today announced that Jessica Flechtner, Ph.D., Vice President of Research, will present a poster entitled “Novel Pneumococcal Antigens Identified Through Proteomic Screens Using Th17...

March 12, 2012

ORLANDO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Orion VERSA STAR multi-channel, multi-parameter, bench-top meter platform. It offers up to four channels of pH...

March 12, 2012

ORLANDO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-4000, the world’s first commercially available integrated capillary high-pressure ion chromatography (...

March 12, 2012

ORLANDO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-5000, a capillary high-pressure ion chromatography (HPIC™) system that increases separation speeds and...

March 12, 2012

NEW YORK & PETACH TIKVAH, ISRAEL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BrainStorm plans to initiate a preclinical study assessing the efficacy of its NurOwn™ stem cell technology in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

March 12, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allylix Inc., a San Diego-based specialty chemicals company, announced today its development and upcoming commercialization of Epivone™ (epi-beta-vetivone), a rare and highly valuable terpene that will initially be...

March 12, 2012

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spire Corporation ("Spire") (NASDAQ: SPIR), a diversified global company providing solar photovoltaic equipment and systems, and biomedical processing services, announced today that it has completed the sale of...

March 12, 2012

ORLANDO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today launched its new Thermo Scientific iCAP Q, an ICP-MS system that features world-class performance and increased throughput to help laboratories...

March 12, 2012

ORLANDO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced new chromatography columns, the Thermo Scientific Acclaim Surfactant Plus and smaller-particle sized Thermo Scientific MAbPac SCX-10,...

March 12, 2012

ORLANDO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced three new high-capacity, high-efficiency 4 µm particle-size capillary IC columns that enable faster, more accurate analyses. The Thermo...

March 12, 2012

NEW YORK & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medidata Solutions today announced that ACRONET joined the Medidata Partner Program to enhance its technology offerings across the clinical development process.