Biotechnology News

July 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Integral Molecular Announces Patent Allowance for Dengue Research Technology

July 17, 2014

NEWTON, Mass. & AUDUBON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TrialNetworks Charting analyzes data from integrated clinical systems to provide study teams with dynamic charts displaying performance metrics and progress toward goals by region, country and...

July 17, 2014

LAKEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Terumo BCT, a global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies, today announced the opening of its new 91,440-square-meter facility near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

July 17, 2014

DAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...

July 17, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On July 16, 2014, Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) President Tom Schatz, joined by pro-taxpayer groups FreedomWorks and Taxpayers for Common Sense, and the non-profit public policy group...

July 17, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: IMPLANET (Paris:IMPL) (Euronext: IMPL, FR0010458729, PEA-PME eligible), a medical technology company specializing in vertebral and knee-surgery implants, announces today the decision of the Board of...

July 17, 2014

PARIS & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SpineGuard reports 1H 2014 revenues €2.1 million
Company accelerates the development of its Smart Screw

July 17, 2014

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Evidera, a global leader in health economics, outcomes research, market access, data analytics and epidemiology solutions, has announced the addition of Xavier Badia, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

July 17, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, England & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Freelite® and Hevylite® from Binding Site will help the Black Swan Research Initiative® find the best treatment to cure multiple myeloma

July 17, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Belt Technologies has received FDA clearance to market their latest surgical application for the Navio® Surgical System, patellofemoral joint (PFJ) replacement surgery. The PFJ application expands the Navio...

July 17, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PGXL Laboratories has received regulatory authorization to conduct clinical trials of its PerMIT:Warfarin companion informatics software. This favorable administrative decision allows PGXL to enroll up to 720...

July 17, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seventh Sense Biosystems, Inc., (7SBio), a leading developer of blood collection and diagnostic platforms, announced today the receipt of notices of allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office...

July 17, 2014

BOSTON & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PHT Corp.'s LogPad System is a finalist for MassTLC 2014 Healthcare & Life Sciences Innovation Award. PHT is the leading provider of technologies to collect patient-driven eData for clinical research.

July 17, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ: AGEN) will release its second quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on July 24, 2014. Agenus executives will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time that same day...

July 17, 2014

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Cole-Parmer Instrument Company (“Cole-Parmer”) from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) (“Thermo...

July 17, 2014

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO), the world leader in serving science, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Cole-Parmer channel business to private equity firm GTCR, LLC...

July 17, 2014

BERKELEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aduro BioTech, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, today announced that renowned academic leader and industry veteran, Gerald Chan, DSc has joined its board of directors. Dr. Chan is the co-founder of...

July 17, 2014

VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT:CVM) today announced that Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Health has cleared the Company to commence patient enrollment for its Phase III Head and Neck Cancer clinical trial of its...

July 17, 2014

CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ: CERS) announced today that it has submitted the third and final module for its Premarket Approval (PMA) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for review of the...

July 17, 2014

CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) announced today that its second quarter results will be released on Thursday, July 31 2014, after the close of the stock market. The company will host a conference call and webcast...

July 17, 2014

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Antibe Therapeutics Inc. (“Antibe” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV:ATE) is pleased to announce the formation of its Clinical Advisory Board with the appointment of three distinguished, internationally recognized...

July 17, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKBA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on harnessing the potential of hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology to develop and commercialize novel therapeutics to treat kidney...

July 17, 2014

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alkermes plc (NASDAQ: ALKS) today announced the initiation of a phase 1 clinical study of ALKS 8700, a novel monomethyl fumarate (MMF) molecule in development for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). The randomized,...

July 17, 2014

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) today reported strong growth across its global franchises in the second quarter, generating sales and earnings that exceeded the company’s previously issued guidance. The...

July 17, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Foundation Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMI) today announced that it has received final approval from the New York State Department of Health for FoundationOne® and FoundationOne Heme®. These fully informative genomic...

July 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Precision Therapeutics is proud to be a national sponsor of the NOCC 2014 Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer. In addition to sponsoring their local Pittsburgh Chapter event, Precision will be present at...

July 17, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synergy Pharmaceuticals Completes Patient Enrollment for its SP-333 Phase 2 Trial in Patients with Opioid-Induced Constipation

July 17, 2014

MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GVK BIO launches a new ‘Brand’ for a renewed customer focus in the Clinical development service offering

July 17, 2014

LUND, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: A recently announced mealtime study shows that intake of one of Probi’s bacterial strains, Lactobacillus plantarum DSM 9843, can increase the absorption of iron, which can reduce the risk of iron...

July 17, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced that the New England Journal of Medicine has published clinical trial results showing that Somatuline® Autogel® / Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection...

July 17, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C. & LEIDEN, The Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) and Pharming Group NV ( EURONEXT: PHARM) today announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved RUCONEST® (C1 Esterase Inhibitor [...

July 17, 2014

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PeptiDream Inc., a public Tokyo-based biopharmaceutical company (PeptiDream) (TOKYO:4587) announced today, the appointment of Dr. Keiichi Masuya as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Dr. Masuya has had a distinguished...

July 16, 2014

BASKING RIDGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. affiliate of Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced that the New England Journal of Medicine has published clinical trial results showing that Somatuline® Autogel® / Somatuline® Depot® (...

July 16, 2014

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced today that its second quarter 2014 financial results will be released on Wednesday, July 23, at 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time. At 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Gilead’s...

July 16, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESPR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing first-in-class, oral, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering...

July 16, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bluebird bio (Nasdaq: BLUE), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on transforming the lives of patients with severe genetic and orphan diseases using gene therapy, today announced that Mark Vachon has...

July 16, 2014

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL) announced today that its second quarter 2014 financial results will be released on Thursday, July 31, 2014 after the markets close. At 5:00 p.m. EDT / 2:00 p.m. PDT,...

July 16, 2014

WEST CHESTER, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AtriCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRC), a leading innovator in surgical treatments for atrial fibrillation (Afib), today announced that it has sold more than 34,000 AtriClip® Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion System...

July 16, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merz North America will establish its headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, officials announced today at a press conference with Gov. Pat McCrory. The global pharmaceutical company – part of the Merz Pharma...

July 16, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioUtah, the industry association for Utah's life science community, today announced the election of Richard J. Linder as chair of its executive board of directors, and George Hamilton as vice chair. Linder...

July 16, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: CARMAT (Paris:ALCAR) (FR0010907956, ALCAR), the designer and developer of the world’s most advanced total artificial heart project, providing a therapeutic alternative for people suffering from end-stage...

July 16, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starkey Hearing Foundation and Major League Baseball hosted the 2014 MLB All-Star Hearing Mission. MLB legends volunteered at the at the event, giving the gift of hearing to more than 80 people.

July 16, 2014

SAN DIEGO & BRUSSELS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--European Centre for Clinical Research Training (ECCRT), a SynteractHCR company, garners recognition and partners for its clinical research training program, including Swissethics and ACRP.

July 16, 2014

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioventus, a leader in active orthopaedic healing, today announced that Jeffery A. Acuff will join the company on July 15, 2014 as its new Vice President, US Sales.

July 16, 2014

BELOIT, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC broke ground today for a new facility that will house its headquarters and activities related to the production of the medical radioisotope molybdenum-99 (Mo-99).

July 16, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genocea elects not to pursue public offering due to market conditions.

July 16, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medmeme LLC., a global leader in providing comprehensive, integrated medical and scientific information database platforms to the top pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, today launched its new Conferencememe...