Biotechnology News

October 14, 2014

TRENTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2nd Annual BioNJ CEO Summit on October 20-21 will bring together some of the most influential leaders in the life sciences industry to address the opportunities and challenges facing the sector.

October 14, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bicycle Therapeutics announces £20M ($32M) million financing for oncology drug development.

October 14, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioUtah presents the Utah Life Science Summit, the state's premier annual life science event. The 2014 Summit, "Destination Utah," held Wednesday, November 5 at Salt Lake City's Grand America Hotel.

October 14, 2014

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compugen Achieves Second Preclinical Milestone in Cancer Immunotherapy Collaboration with Bayer

October 14, 2014

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bracco Diagnostics Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Bracco Imaging S.p.A. - a global leading company in the diagnostic imaging business - today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

October 14, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced it is exiting its Nuclear Magnetic Resonance business. Agilent entered the NMR business in 2010, with the acquisition of Varian. Since then, the business has...

October 14, 2014

BEDMINSTER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cegedim Relationship Management today announced that Veloxis Pharmaceuticals is deploying its cloud-based Mobile Intelligence, the innovative Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform, and MI Touch, for...

October 14, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN)(Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) announced today that its business area, QIAGEN Bioinformatics, has been named by Genomics England (GeL) an assessment winner for the UK100K project,...

October 14, 2014

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Chairman and CEO of NantOmics, a member of the Nant family of companies, announced today that the company had been advanced to the next phase of Genomics England’s annotation assessment exercise....

October 14, 2014

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Therapeutic Proteins International, LLC (TPI), a US based biosimilars company, received the ‘Innovation of the Year’ award sponsored by Honeywell at the Global Generics and Biosimilars Awards held in Paris on Oct. 7,...

October 14, 2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--INC Research Signs Agreement to Perform FDA Due Diligence Audit of Regulatory Documents for Provectus Biopharmaceuticals

October 14, 2014

HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exostar & BT team to enable secure collaborative research environments in the cloud for Life Sciences orgs & partners worldwide. Customers get single sign-on access to solutions that speed drug R&D.

October 14, 2014

HUBBARD, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ebola virus detection in under 1 hour using NanoLogix N-Assay (V) rapid detection technology

October 14, 2014

EWING, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biofeedstock innovator Proterro and its biosynthetic process for making sucrose for biofuels and biochemicals are featured in an in-depth report in the 2014 SynBioBeta industry reports series.

October 14, 2014

SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catalent Pharma Solutions today announced it has appointed Steven Fasman as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, effective immediately.

October 14, 2014

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) announced today that it will report its third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, October 30, 2014 after the close of financial markets. Following the announcement,...

October 14, 2014

NORTH BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 505(b)(2) Forum is scheduled for Oct. 27 during the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) Fall Technical Conference in North Bethesda, MD.

October 14, 2014

DAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arcadia Biosciences, an agricultural technology company focused on developing agricultural products that benefit the environment and enhance human health, announced today it was named in the prestigious 2014 Global...

October 14, 2014

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Convergent Dental Inc. announced that Solea™ was awarded DrBicuspid.com’s Dental Excellence Award at ADA 2014 in San Antonio, TX.

October 14, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubist to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on Tuesday, October 21, 2014

October 14, 2014

FARMINGTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Independent agency Primacy today announced that it has teamed up with 3000 Miles to a Cure to develop a Google Glass application for Race Across America (RAAM), which will help to raise money for brain cancer...

October 14, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--German biotech company sphingotec GmbH is out-licensing its breast cancer biomarker test to GeneNews Limited, and the test will soon be available from GeneNews Limited's U.S. joint venture.

October 14, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that it presented new data from multiple clinical and pre-clinical studies at the 10th Annual Meeting of the...

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Retrophin, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTRX) today announced that it has reached an agreement to divest non-core assets ketamine, Syntocinon Nasal Spray® (oxytocin), and Vecamyl® (mecamylamine HCI tablets) to Turing Pharmaceuticals....

October 14, 2014

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX) will host a webcast and conference call, including an open question and answer session, Tuesday, October 28, 2014. During the call, management will discuss the Company’s financial...

October 14, 2014

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCUL), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, today announced that Amar...

October 14, 2014

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quintiles receives the 2014 Eagle Award from the SCRS

October 14, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acceleron Pharma (NASDAQ: XLRN), has initiated a phase 1 clinical trial of its novel, locally administered muscle drug, ACE-083. Fourth internally discovered drug expands clinical pipeline.

October 14, 2014

ZUG, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Foster Wheeler AG (NASDAQ:FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by PEMEX REFINACIÓN for an ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) project at...

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nanotronics Imaging, developer of the world’s most technologically advanced nanoimaging solutions, today introduced its latest computer-controlled microscope, the nSPEC® 3D, at the American Chemical Society 2014...

October 14, 2014

MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Personalis, a leading genomics-based clinical diagnostic laboratory, has been awarded a contract to provide ACE Clinical Exome™ testing for genetic disorders by the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

October 14, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aberrant growth and the accumulation of biomass are hallmarks of cancer. Raze targets newly identified pathways that are essential to this anabolic metabolism and tumor survival.

October 14, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bluebird bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUE) a clinical-stage company committed to developing potentially transformative gene therapies for severe genetic and orphan diseases, today announced that the first subject with...

October 14, 2014

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), a leading global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced financial guidance for its fiscal year ending September 25, 2015. For fiscal 2015, Mallinckrodt’s annual net sales are...

October 14, 2014

LUXEMBOURG & HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ABL, The University of Honk Kong and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University collaborate to a deep-sequencing assay and a tailored bioinformatics pipeline for enabling early and improved diagnosis of TB...

October 14, 2014

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kineta, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of immune modulating drugs for critical diseases, announced today that the company has opened a Phase 1B proof-of-concept clinical trial for psoriasis...

October 14, 2014

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mölnlycke Health Care today announces results from a study that demonstrates that an active, self-warming blanket (BARRIER® EasyWarm®) is equally effective as forced-air warming in preventing hypothermia in mid-...

October 13, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, will release its third quarter 2014 financial results on...

October 13, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Model N, Inc. (NYSE: MODN), the leader in Revenue Management Cloud solutions to the life science and technology industries, plans to announce financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014...

October 13, 2014

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Additional Data Supporting Safety of EXPAREL® in Peripheral Nerve Block

October 13, 2014

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bioMérieux’s VITEK® MS system Nominated for Prestigious 2014 U.S. Prix Galien Award: First FDA-Cleared Diagnostic Instrument to Utilize MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry to Rapidly Identify Harmful Bact

October 13, 2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Experienced Lab Manager Brings Extensive Professional and Regional Knowledge to ACM Global’s Newest Lab Facility

October 13, 2014

HOLLISTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Molecular Templates has entered into a Preferred Provider Agreement with Veristat for Refractory non-Hodgkin’s B-Cell Lymphoma trial.

October 13, 2014

EVRY, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Global Bioenergies (Paris:ALGBE) carries out a new draw down on the equity line signed on May 16th, 2014 with Yorkville Advisors. Global Bioenergies issues 2,700 new shares individually priced at 38...

October 13, 2014

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SomaLogic Announces Agreement to Place SOMAscan™ Proteomics Assay in NIH Center for Human Immunology, Autoimmunity and Inflammation

October 13, 2014

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioventus Acquires OsteoAMP from Advanced Biologics.

October 13, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioVigilant's new IMD-W(TM) instantaneous microbial detection system delivers new tool for real-time bioburden control of pharmaceutical waters.