Biotechnology News

March 20, 2012

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

March 20, 2012

BEND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bend Research Inc., a leading independent drug-formulation development and manufacturing company, today announced an initiative to expand its scientific and engineering expertise into biotherapeutics, including...

March 20, 2012

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--N3D Unveils the Next Generation of 3D Cell Culturing System

March 20, 2012

VÄSTRA FRÖLUNDA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Artimplant (STO:ARTIB) has entered into an agreement with its licensee, Biomet Sports Medicine, Inc., to assume total responsibility for sales of ATR products. Biomet has held the license rights for our...

March 20, 2012

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tobii Technology, the global leader in eye tracking and gaze interaction, announced today that it has closed a USD $21M funding round. New investor Intel Capital joins existing investors Amadeus Capital, Investor...

March 20, 2012

LONDON & WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AstraZeneca and Targacept, Inc. today announced top-line results from the remaining Phase 3 studies investigating efficacy, tolerability and safety of TC-5214 as an adjunct therapy to an...

March 20, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moraga Biotech Corp. granted adult stem cell patent from the EPO.

March 19, 2012

VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Bionics (AB), the global leader in cochlear implant technology and a subsidiary of the Sonova Group, announced today the approval of ClearVoice™ in the United States.

March 19, 2012

NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SDIX (Nasdaq: SDIX) - a leading provider of biotechnology-based products and services for a broad range of life science, biotechnology, diagnostic, and food safety applications, expects to release its fourth quarter...

March 19, 2012

WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accellent Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Accellent Holdings Corp., announced today that it will release fourth quarter 2011 results on Thursday, March 22, 2012 and will hold its quarterly conference call to...

March 19, 2012

CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CellPoint, a leader in molecular imaging, will present at the 26th ICON, Indian Cooperative Oncology Network, meeting in Bengaluru on March 24. Topic is advances in nuclear imaging for lung cancer.

March 19, 2012

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CorMedix Inc. (“CorMedix”) (NYSE Amex: CRMD), is a development stage pharmaceutical and medical device company that seeks to in-license, develop and commercialize therapeutic products for the treatment of...

March 19, 2012

MANSFIELD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the appointment of Richard DeRisio as Vice President, Global Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, effective...

March 19, 2012

SILVER SPRING, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB:NVLX) discussed Cell-in-a-Box® technology, providing additional information about the science and technology behind the product.

March 19, 2012

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transgenomic, Inc. (OTCBB: TBIO) today announced that Craig Tuttle, Chief Executive Officer of Transgenomic, will be presenting at the 2012 Maxim Group Growth Conference on Monday, March 26, 2012 at 3:00 PM Eastern...

March 19, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In an effort to educate the public, media and policymakers about clinical trials and the role of CROs in the drug development process, ACRO has launched a YouTube channel @ACROHealthChannel.

March 19, 2012

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Members of the CBSA today joined with colleagues from both the public and private sectors, at a State Capitol News Conference to applaud the release of PhRMA's “Research in Your Backyard” report.

March 19, 2012

STRASBOURG, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Important clinical data published in 2011 and significant upcoming news-flow Cash burn in line with guidance and €139.5 million in cash at end 2011 Transgene (Paris:TNG)(Euronext Paris:...

March 19, 2012

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) today announced an expansion of the previously announced exclusive licensing deal with Arctic Partners Ab Oy (Turku, Finland) for two biomarkers in the kallikrein family which used together...

March 19, 2012

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCBB:CBIS) a pioneering U.S. biotech company developing pharmaceutical cannabis (marijuana) products, is thrilled to announce that the company has retained filmmaker Kevin Booth to collaborate on...

March 19, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to develop new tools to detect and...

March 19, 2012

YARDLEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MediMedia Health (MMH), a leading multi-channel healthcare marketing firm, today announced the commercial availability of a new MediMedia Health Allocation Management Platform (MMH AMP™). MMH AMP is a highly-...

March 19, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. (“ImmunoCellular” or the “Company”) (OTCBB: IMUC), a biotechnology company focused on the development of novel immune-based cancer therapies, announced today that Peter Ho Ph.D.,...

March 19, 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. hematologist-oncologists and managed care organization (MCO)...

March 19, 2012

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

March 19, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DNA Electronics has licensed its lab-free DNA detection technology to geneOnyx. This agreement will deliver the world’s first on-the-spot genetic analytics services to the retail cosmetics industry.

March 19, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advaxis named to vaccine award shortlist

March 19, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medidata Solutions has further expanded its Partner Program by naming EXTEDO, provider of regulatory information management software and service solutions, a Medidata Technology Partner.

March 19, 2012

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lucid, Inc. (OTC/BB: LCDX.OB, LCDXW.OB) today announces the publication of the Association of Scientific Medical Societies (AWMF) S1 guideline on the use of confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM) for...

March 19, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that it has initiated dosing in its Phase I clinical trial with ALN-TTR02, an RNAi therapeutic targeting the...

March 19, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novella Clinical Resourcing, a division of Novella Clinical, Inc., today announced Colleen Dureau-Inzerillo has joined the company as global head of business development.

March 19, 2012

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mosaic 360™ System launched at the USCAP in Vancouver for the US and Canadian AP Laboratories

March 19, 2012

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: The Annual General Meeting of Vitrolife AB (publ) (STO:VITR) will take place on Thursday April 19, 2012, at 5 p.m. in the company’s premises at Gustaf Werners gata 2 in Gothenburg. Notice of...

March 19, 2012

LES ULIS, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Christian Béchon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LFB since July 2006, was reappointed by a decree from the French President on March 16th, published in the Journal Officiel (Official Journal of the...

March 19, 2012

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Vitrolife AB (publ)(STO:VITR) is today publishing the decision of the Board to begin preparations for a spin-off of the transplantation business, which today is run in the subsidiary Xvivo...

March 19, 2012

CHALFONT ST GILES, England & NAARDEN, The Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Healthcare and BAC collaborate to launch new bioprocess affinity resin

March 19, 2012

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The agreement enables Amphar to market ETView's VivaSight™ platform in the Netherlands

March 19, 2012

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RBCC and n3D Aim to Help Bring Stem Cell Treatments to Market Faster

March 19, 2012

MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Guido Magni, a highly experienced scientist and biopharmaceutical clinical development expert, is joining Versant Ventures as a venture partner to further strengthen the firm’s investment team and expand...

March 19, 2012

BASEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AstraZeneca CEO David Brennan will join fellow panel members representing the pharma industry, patient groups, patients, regulatory authorities and academia during the EuroMeeting plenary session.

March 16, 2012

TEL AVIV, Israel & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VBL Therapeutics, a clinical stage biotechnology company committed to the development of novel treatments for immune-inflammatory diseases and cancer, today announced that a Phase 2 sub-study of...

March 16, 2012

LOGAN, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific HyCell CHO cell-culture medium, a versatile animal-derived- component-free (ADCF™) and chemically defined (CD...

March 16, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PURE Bioscience (NASDAQ: PURE), creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended January 31, 2012. Revenue for the quarter was $221,...

March 16, 2012

DANVERS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medical device company Marine Polymer Technologies, Inc. announced that on March 15, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed, in an en banc decision.

March 16, 2012

CASTLE ROCK, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Results of 503-Patient Clinical Study of AspenBio Pharma’s AppyScore™ Blood Test Show 97% Negative Predictive Value for Absence of Acute Appendicitis

March 16, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST) today announced the official opening of its expanded research and development facility at its headquarters at 65 Hayden Avenue in Lexington, Massachusetts. The 104,000...

March 16, 2012

SEOUL, Korea & FAIR LAWN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--YKP10811, a new medication for chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome, has begun a Phase 2 program in the United States.

March 16, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New “Global Pharmaceutical Survey 2012-2013: Market Trends, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies in the Global Pharmaceutical Industry” by iCD Research has been published by Market Publishers Ltd.