Biotechnology News

August 9, 2014 (All day)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company with its parent company, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved VELCADE® (...

August 8, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubist Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Nine Lots of CUBICIN (daptomycin for injection) 500 mg in 10 mL single use vials

August 8, 2014

VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CEL-SCI reports third quarter fiscal 2014 financial results.

August 8, 2014

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOforward, the member driven, Wisconsin affiliate of the national Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced it has initiated a national search for a Chief Executive Officer.

August 8, 2014

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HealthiosXchange founder says 92% of accredited investors in the United States “do not have adequate exposure to private equity”.

August 8, 2014

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the company has submitted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Lucentis® (ranibizumab...

August 8, 2014

GAITHERSBURG, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlycoMimetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLYC) today announced that Rachel King, Chief Executive Officer, will present an overview of the company at the 34th Annual Canaccord Genuity Global Growth Conference on August 14,...

August 8, 2014

BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MagForce AG (Frankfurt, Entry Standard, XETRA: MF6, ISIN: DE000A0HGQF5), a leading medical device company in the field of nanomedicine focused on oncology, today announced that its subsidiary MagForce USA, Inc. has...

August 8, 2014

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) announced today that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has exercised options under contract 200-2012-52242 for the supply of Vaccinia Immune Globulin...

August 8, 2014

HOLLISTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology reports operating results for 2Q 2014, including a sixth human tracheal transplant that was performed using its HART-Trachea product on 6/3/14 in Russia.

August 8, 2014

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sirona (Nasdaq:SIRO), the dental technology leader, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 vs. Third Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results...

August 8, 2014

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioPharma Services Inc. (BPSI) announces the first recipient of the Lorelei Lutter Fine Arts Scholarship (LLFAS) in memory of Lorelei Lutter, VP Business Development. The scholarship is meant to be a reflection of...

August 7, 2014

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veeva to release fiscal 2015 second quarter results on August 28, 2014.

August 7, 2014

HAWTHORNE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TARO) (“Taro” or the “Company”) today provided unaudited financial results for the three month period ended June 30, 2014. Quarter ended June 30, 2014 Highlights -...

August 7, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (EPIRUS, NASDAQ:EPRS), a Boston-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the global development and commercialization of biosimilar monoclonal antibodies, today announced that the company...

August 7, 2014

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trevena, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRVN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company and leader in the discovery and development of G protein coupled receptor (GPCR) biased ligands, today announced that Maxine Gowen, Ph...

August 7, 2014

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, reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, and...

August 7, 2014

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOLASE Reports 2014 Second Quarter Results

August 7, 2014

SAN DIEGO & VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sophiris Bio Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing PRX302 for the treatment of the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia, announced second quarter financial results.

August 7, 2014

DAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Marrone Bio Innovations Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

August 7, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tolero Pharmaceuticals has closed a $14.2 million Series B round to advance alvocidib for the treatment of AML and other preclinical compounds in development for oncology and hematologic diseases.

August 7, 2014

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dicerna Pharmaceuticals announces operational and financial results for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. A conference call will be held today at 4:30 pm ET.

August 7, 2014

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emergent BioSolutions reports 2Q and 6 month 2014 financial results.

August 7, 2014

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANAC) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. “2014 has been a significant year for Anacor,” said Paul Berns, President and Chief...

August 7, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, today reported its consolidated financial results for the second quarter 2014, and company highlights. “During the second...

August 7, 2014

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Reports 45% Sales Growth in the Second Quarter, Launches Fifth Product and Moves Closer to a Decision on a Potential Blockbuster

August 7, 2014

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clovis Oncology Announces Q2 2014 Financial Results

August 7, 2014

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OXBT) John Kelley, CEO, to present company overview at Wedbush 2014 Life Sciences Management Access Conference Aug. 13th at 1:30. Live webcast:...

August 7, 2014

WEST ORANGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZRG Partners, Inc. announces the results of its second quarter Global Life Sciences Hiring Index. Q2 displays a slightly negative turn but the overall outlook remains positive with 13% year-over-year gains. The...

August 7, 2014

SYDNEY & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. & LA JOLLA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, DNAnexus, and AllSeq, today announced that they are sponsoring free access to the world’s first publicly available datasets...

August 7, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Utah Technology Council honors a trio of its trustees that have made major contributions to building Utah’s innovation community.

August 7, 2014

LAKEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Terumo BCT’s Quantum® Cell Expansion System is under evaluation by Athersys, Inc., as a manufacturing platform for allogeneic multipotent adult progenitor cell products.

August 7, 2014

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MolecularHealth Adds Renowned Oncologist to Advisory Board

August 7, 2014

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two genitourinary cancer research clinical trial studies authored by physicians affiliated with US Oncology Research will be featured in the Best of ASCO meetings.

August 7, 2014

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) today announced that in collaboration with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALNY) it will be hosting the “ALN-PCSsc for the treatment of Hypercholesterolemia” RNAi Roundtable...

August 7, 2014

SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alliance Life Sciences Launches First of its Kind Web-Based Pricentric™ Oncology Application: Users Can Easily Compare Cost of Treatment and Modify Dosing Information

August 7, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OvaScience Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

August 7, 2014

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corindus Vascular Robotics, the leader in precision vascular robotics, today announced that the Journal of Invasive Cardiology published the results of a retrospective study comparing use of radiation and contrast...

August 7, 2014

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter today announced the formal opening of its first advanced recombinant biologic facility in Singapore, and expansion plans for a new recombinant protein processing suite.

August 7, 2014

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exact Sciences will participate in next week's Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference in Boston.

August 7, 2014

VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE:ABC) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.235 per common share, payable September 2, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business...

August 7, 2014

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OPKO Health will announce top line data from the first of two identical pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials for RAYALDEE™ and its second-quarter 2014 financial results on Monday, August 11.

August 7, 2014

CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) announced today that William “Obi” Greenman, president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present a corporate update at the Wedbush 2014 Life Sciences Management Access...