Biotechnology News

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

READING, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LGC and TranScrip Partners announce a strategic alliance to combine and enhance their offerings to clients, particularly in the areas of anti-infectives and respiratory disease.

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ABL and Roche Diagnostics International signed a collaboration agreement to develop a strategy to promote their respective next-generation sequencing platforms for molecular virology.

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News : ERYTECH (Paris:ERYP) (NYSE Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ERYP), a French biopharmaceutical company that develops innovative treatments for acute leukemia and other oncology indications with unmet...

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

JUPITER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veritas Bio, LLC, a privately held biotechnology company is pleased to announce that the European Patent Office (EPO) has granted a patent to Veritas for European Patent Application No. 07 873 598.2 1401. The...

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nationally recognized leader in Pharmacogenetics wins technological innovation award.

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FlowMetric, announced today that they are expanding their global capacity with the launch of a European laboratory facility located at the Parco Tecnologico Padano in Lodi, Italy

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CardiacAssist announced the launch of the Protek17™ Arterial Cannula, a key component of the TandemHeart® temporary circulatory support platform.

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

WEST HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoViricides meets listing criteria of major national exchanges with a reverse stock split of 1 to 3.5 ratio and simultaneously raises $9.9M. Now has funding sufficient for more than 2 years.

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

MEQUON, Wisc.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scientists from ENDECE Neural presented pre-clinical data showing that the company’s lead compound, NDC-1308, can address one of the root causes of multiple sclerosis (MS) by inducing remyelination.

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Idera to present at Stifel conference 9/12/13

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corgenix Medical Corporation, a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, today announced signing of a new AtherOx® License and Cooperation Agreement with Eiji Matsuura, Ph.D.

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

AGAWAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Federal Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations have streamlined the governance of combination products — medical devices embedded with pharmaceutical or biologic components. A new white paper titled "...

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

LONDON & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2013 has been a disappointing year so far for the medtech industry, according to the newly released MedTech Half Year Review 2013 Report from EvaluateMedTech and EP Vantage

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

WORCESTER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilux Laboratories, a leading provider of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms, is pleased to announce that Geeta Sharma, Ph.D. has joined the Agilux...

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: OXBT) announces 9th patent issued, #8,513,309, titled, “Perfluorocarbons for use in Treating Pruritus.”

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Danforth Advisors announces that biotechnology industry veteran Sharon Tetlow has joined the firm as Managing Director, based in San Francisco.

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teri F. Willey is named VP Business Development & Technology Transfer at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; will build on strong record of success in venture capital and research commercialization.

Tue, 2013-09-10 15:00

WASHINGTON & CARLSBAD, Calif. & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The sixth annual international life science partnering event, BioPharm America™ 2013, kicks off next week at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SunTech Medical releases VitalView software for vital signs EMR data transfer from the SunTech 247 In Office BP Monitor.

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

ROCKLAND, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EMD Serono, Inc. is proud to announce that Lisa Costantino, Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed to the South Shore Hospital Board of Directors.

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Theraclone Sciences has initiated a Phase 2a study of its monoclonal antibody, TCN-202, for the treatment and prevention of CMV infection.

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OxySure Systems, Inc. (OTCQB:OXYS), a medical device innovator of life-saving, easy-to-use emergency oxygen solutions with its “oxygen from powder” technology today, today announces that Julian T. Ross, Chairman of...

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Relypsa Inc. announced positive top-line results for primary and secondary endpoints, Part A, Phase 3 trial of patiromer for hyperkalemia treatment.

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

EVERETT, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SNBL USA has announced the appointment of Janet Kelly, MSc, as SNBL USA’s director of business development for the European region.

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

FORT WAYNE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Matrix-Bio will be featured at the 2013 Midwest E3 Angel Investing Summit Sept. 25 and 26. Matrix-Bio recently licensed technology to Quest Diagnostic for a breast cancer recurrence test.

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. today announced the initiation in China of a Phase III clinical trial of linaclotide for the treatment of...

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Theorem Clinical Research has promoted veteran U.K. researcher Phil Lake to head its biopharmaceutical franchise in respiratory.

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EMD Millipore donates $30,000 to charity: water to fund Community Water Projects in Ethiopia

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lantheus Medical Imaging to Present at Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference on September 19, 2013.

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Constellation Pharmaceuticals Initiates Clinical Development of CPI-0610, a Novel BET Protein Bromodomain Inhibitor, in Patients with Lymphoma

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:FRX) today announced that Brenton L. Saunders, 43, the former Chief Executive Officer of Bausch + Lomb, has been appointed Forest’s Chief Executive Officer and President, effective...

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Worldwide Clinical Trials, a leading Clinical Research Organization that provides drug development services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, has chosen Anaplan to manage its global revenue...

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verastem, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSTM), focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells, today announced the initiation of COMMAND (Control Of Mesothelioma with...

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

DAVIS, Calif. & NAIROBI, Kenya & PALMIRA, Colombia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, the African...

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

CRAIGAVON, Northen Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Almac today announced they are now offering a Tumor Profiling service running Illumina’s next-generation sequencing (NGS) TruSight Tumor™ panel as part of their biomarker discovery, development and...

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Edge Therapeutics announced today the election of Robert Spiegel, M.D., FACP, to the Company's Board of Directors.

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) today announced that it has initiated CELESTIAL, a phase 3 pivotal trial comparing cabozantinib with placebo in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who...

Tue, 2013-09-10 10:00

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim expands investigation of interferon-free hepatitis C treatments to reach more patients through Presidio Pharmaceuticals clinical collaboration.

Tue, 2013-09-10 04:00

LINKÖPING, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: · During its first quarter, the IT and medical technology company Sectra (http://www.sectra.com) (STO: SECT B) received ranking...

Tue, 2013-09-10 03:01

ITINGEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An informative seminar will be held twice, once on September 24 in Derby, U.K., and once on September 26 in Darmstadt, Germany.

Mon, 2013-09-09 22:00

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Leaf Venture Partners affirms its support of Roumell Asset Management's letter to Transcept Pharmaceuticals' Board

Mon, 2013-09-09 22:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV), a drug delivery company with a focus on groundbreaking technologies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI) and neurotrauma conditions, today announced that...

Mon, 2013-09-09 22:00

FREDERIKSHAVN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Port of Frederikshavn, Steeper Energy and Aalborg University partner to establish the world’s first biomass-based plant in Denmark to produce a sustainable sulphur-free marine fuel that will serve over...

Mon, 2013-09-09 22:00

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoString Technologies has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. FDA for its Prosigna™ Breast Cancer Prognostic Gene Signature Assay, which is based on the PAM50 gene signature.

Mon, 2013-09-09 22:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XenoPort, Inc. (Nasdaq:XNPT) announced today the preliminary results from two Phase 1 studies with XP23829, a novel fumaric acid ester compound that is a prodrug of monomethyl fumarate (MMF). Based on the...

Mon, 2013-09-09 16:01

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Equity-Based Crowdfunding Webinar for Early-Stage Medtech Companies Set for Thursday, Sept. 12

Mon, 2013-09-09 14:01

REDMOND, Wash. & PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physio-Control and PulsePoint partner to meet growing public safety agency demand for the PulsePoint CPR/AED smartphone app and improve citizen bystander response to sudden cardiac arrest...

Mon, 2013-09-09 14:01

BEDMINSTER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jubilant Clinsys launches TrialStat eClinical Suite