Biotechnology News

April 14, 2014

DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien plc today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) Clearance for the Kangaroo™ feeding tube with IRIS Technology.

April 14, 2014

WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aphios, a biotechnology company developing therapeutics for cancer supportive care, HIV latency, and Alzheimer’s disease has been selected to present at the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum, NY.

April 14, 2014

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) announced today the submission of a new drug application (NDA) on April 4, 2014 to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a fixed-dose combination of atazanavir...

April 14, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Long term data from Cytori's cardiac cell therapy PRECISE trial in ischemia heart failure patients has been published in the American Heart Journal. The publication is now available online.

April 14, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synta Pharmaceuticals Enters Into Agreement to Sell $5.0 Million in Common Stock Directly to an Affiliate of Synta Board Member Bruce Kovner

April 14, 2014

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tech Council of Maryland hosts Maryland gubernatorial candidates in forum to discuss issues impacting tech and life sciences sectors in the state.

April 14, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biogen Idec to Present New Clinical Data from Its Robust Neurology Portfolio at AAN Annual Meeting

April 14, 2014

GHENT, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--10th Anniversary Knowledge for Growth

April 14, 2014

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--pSivida announces September 26, 2014 PDUFA date for Iluvien for DME

April 14, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Retrophin, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTRX) today announced it is updating its revenue outlook for 2014 and 2015.                           Current revenue forecast       Previous revenue forecast 2014       $19 million - $21 million...

April 14, 2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Provectus Biopharmaceuticals Signs Agreement With China's Tririver Capital

April 14, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) (ADR:TKPPY) was awarded a contract comprising detailed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for the core process units of Cargill’s new ethanol production...

April 13, 2014

GOTHENBURG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ascom Wireless Solutions, a world leader in mission-critical communication, recently acquired the Australian based company Integrated Wireless. This strategic acquisition is an important step in the Ascom...

April 13, 2014

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New patient survey data presented today at the European Association of Urology (EAU 14) congress, showed that nocturia (waking to void one or more times a night followed by sleep), has a strong negative impact on...

April 12, 2014

STOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Medivir AB (OMX:MVIR) today announces that positive new simeprevir data were presented at The International Liver Congress™ 2014 of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) in...

April 12, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced that a first set of results on phase III clinical study of Dysport® in the treatment of adults suffering from Upper Limb Spasticity was presented on...

April 12, 2014

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA), a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs in the infectious disease field, today announced that detailed...

April 11, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NasdaqCM:GALE) investors are reminded of the May 5, 2014 deadline to move for appointment as lead plaintiff in the securities class litigation against Galena Biopharma, Inc.

April 11, 2014

CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alexion announced data from two studies examining long-term efficacy and safety of asfotase alfa in infants and juveniles with hypophosphatasia to be presented at the upcoming PAS and ASPR meeting.

April 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Valhalla High School student Shea Ricketts is the winner of 11th Annual AMN/HCC San Diego Scholarship Essay Contest presented by Health Care Communicators of San Diego and AMN Healthcare

April 11, 2014

VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT: CVM), a late-stage oncology company, today announced that it intends to offer and sell common stock and six month warrants in a “best efforts” underwritten public offering. The offering...

April 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Care Communicators of San Diego recognized its Finest Awards winners at its annual Gala April 10 at the San Diego Library. Presenting sponsor was AMN Healthcare.

April 11, 2014

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In partnership with the (WEDC) and University Research Park, BioForward is awarding 25 attendees from Wisconsin companies scholarships to participate in the BIO International Convention.

April 11, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ian C. Read, chairman and CEO of Pfizer, Inc, was elected chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today at the trade association’s annual meeting. Also elected were Kenneth C....

April 11, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GnuBIO announced that it was acquired by Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.

April 11, 2014

DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien plc today announced that it has notified customers of a voluntary recall to address an issue with certain lots of its Pipeline™ Embolization Device and Alligator™ Retrieval Device where the...

April 11, 2014

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 11, 2014 – Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ:DNDN) today announced the presentation of preliminary data from a long-term analysis of the Phase II STAND study demonstrating that tumor-specific T-cell responses appear to...

April 11, 2014

LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The MEDICREA group (Paris:ALMED) (FR0004178572-ALMED), listed on Alternext Paris and eligible for PEA-PME SME equity savings plans, a company that specializes in the development of innovative surgical technologies...

April 11, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tau Therapeutics collaborator Todd Bauer, MD presented at AACR on using combination therapy of the MEK inhibitor trametinib plus mibefradil to treat pancreatic cancer and overcome acquired resistance.

April 11, 2014

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: The summary is a shorter document that summarises the main points in the Annual Report 2013, but is not a substitute for it and does not contain all the information needed to give as full an...

April 11, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Fondation Ipsen is celebrating its 30th anniversary. During these three decades, it has gone hand in hand with the evolution of biomedical research at the highest level, organizing the first scientific conferences on...

April 11, 2014

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA), a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs in the infectious disease field, today announced that detailed...

April 11, 2014

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced data from two Phase 2 studies and a compassionate access study in which a regimen containing once-daily Sovaldi® (sofosbuvir) 400 mg was administered for the treatment...

April 11, 2014

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck today announced interim results from the ongoing C-WORTHy study, a multi-arm Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of a regimen combining MK-5172 and MK-8742.

April 10, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vertex to announce its first quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, May 1, 2014 after the financial markets close.

April 10, 2014

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Results from the 2014 British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) meeting highlight excellent patient satisfaction, normal feel and neutral alignment critical to long-term survivorship

April 10, 2014

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Precision Biologics presents further encouraging results from NEO-102 in pancreatic and colorectal cancer patients.

April 10, 2014

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TOPCAT clinical trial finds spironolactone significantly reduces the risk of heart failure hospitalizations but nixes its effect on cardiovascular death or sudden cardiac arrest

April 10, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) released a report that outlines two potential growth trajectories for the U.S. biopharmaceutical sector and the top policy factors that enable the...

April 10, 2014

PRINCETON, N.J. & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--STENTYS has appointed Dianne Blanco, CEO of Orteq, as one of the company's directors. She has more than 20 years experience in key management positions throughout the medical technology industry.

April 10, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Oregon on behalf of holders of Galena Biopharma, Inc.

April 10, 2014

BOSTON & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 10th Annual PRO & eCOA Congress hosted by PHT Corporation reaffirmed the need for electronic clinical outcome assessment (COA) Systems recommended by FDA PRO Guidance to improve clinical research

April 10, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIO and Delaware Bio commend the Delaware State Senate for passing legislation yesterday designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines.

April 10, 2014

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading CRO Chooses Instem Software Solutions for Global Multi-Site Deployment