Biotechnology News

September 11, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--George Church and Feng Zhang, two world-renowned scientists, will provide the keynote presentations at the Genome Editing Applications conference to be held on March 18-19, 2015 in Boston, MA.

September 11, 2014

ALPHARETTA, Ga. & LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KORE today announced it has completed transition and re-certification of Integrity Tracking's Mobile-Personal Emergency Response System devices from 2G to 3G network access.

September 11, 2014

CHANDLER, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Life Science Innovators from across the Rocky Mountain Southwest to Present at the White Hat Life Science Investor Conference in Phoenix on Sept. 17 & 18, 2014.

September 11, 2014

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ariadne Capital, who pioneered the ‘Entrepreneurs Backing Entrepreneurs’ model for the financing of entrepreneurship in 2000, hosted its 4th Annual Follow The Entrepreneur Investor Summit at the Four Seasons, Hampshire,...

September 11, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Health Care Conference

September 11, 2014

BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is hosting the IHV 16th Annual International Meeting Sunday, September 14 through Wednesday, September 17 at the Sheraton Inner...

September 11, 2014

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viamet Pharmaceuticals today announced that VT-1129, a potent and selective, oral, antifungal agent, has been granted orphan drug designation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for the...

September 11, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinical efficacy of renal denervation therapies related to innervation patterns, microanatomical structures, and treatment paradigms: CBSET to present further mechanistic evidence at ‘TCT 2014’

September 11, 2014

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) today announced new data from the open-label Phase IIIb GLatiramer Acetate low frequenCy safety and patIent ExpeRience (GLACIER) study, comparing the safety and...

September 11, 2014

STOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: At the Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders of Recipharm AB (publ) (the ”Company”), held on Thursday, 11 September 2014, the following resolutions were adopted: Resolution to authorise...

September 11, 2014

COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grafix® Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Recognized as High Quality DFU Trial in Recent "Wounds" Supplement.

September 11, 2014

CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ: CERS) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Biomedica Foscama Group S.p.A (BFG) to distribute the INTERCEPT Blood System for plasma and platelets in Italy, with a...

September 11, 2014

UPPSALA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: A lawsuit was filed against Biotage (STO:BIOTA) by Scientific Plastic Products, Inc. (“SPP”) concerning alleged infringement of the US patents no 7,138,061, 7,381,327 and 7,410,571. Biotage then...

September 11, 2014

PISCATAWAY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peer reviewed open-access journal, IEEE Life Sciences Letters, slated for publication first quarter 2015 issues Call for Authors

September 11, 2014

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corindus Vascular Robotics Highlights Radiation Reduction at TCT Meeting; Breakfast symposium presentation on radiation safety in the cath lab and robotic precision using CorPath 200 System

September 11, 2014

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioCision announces BioT™ temperature stability systems; breakthrough technology for cold, ultra-low temperature and cryogenic biospecimen, biomaterial, drug and vaccine handling and transport.

September 11, 2014

CARLSBAD, Calif. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific and the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at Mount Sinai today announced the selection of a suite of 16 next generation sequencing (NGS) systems and...

September 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to a health economics study published online in the The American Journal of Managed Care, bioTheranostics’ Breast Cancer Index molecular test is associated with lower medical costs.

September 11, 2014

KEARNEY, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SCORR Marketing is presenting at the Association of Commercial Professionals – Life Sciences (ACP-LS) Annual Meeting, Sept. 18-19, in Quincy, Mass

September 11, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PLEGRIDY™ (PEGINTERFERON BETA-1A) TWO-YEAR DATA CONFIRM MAINTENANCE OF EFFICACY AND SAFETY IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENTS

September 11, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NEW DATA FROM ENDORSE SHOW POSITIVE RESULTS CONTINUED OVER FIVE YEARS WITH TECFIDERA® (DIMETHYL FUMARATE)
IN A WIDE RANGE OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENTS

September 11, 2014

WILMSLOW, U.K.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today celebrated the official opening of its new, custom-built mass spectrometry headquarters in Wilmslow, UK, confirming the company's commitment to innovation and the expanded...

September 11, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genzyme, a Sanofi company (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today positive interim results from the second year of the extension study of Lemtrada™ (alemtuzumab) for multiple sclerosis. In this analysis,...

September 10, 2014

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) announced today that Baxalta Incorporated will be the name of the new, publicly traded biopharmaceutical company that is expected to launch in mid-2015. Upon completion of the...

September 10, 2014

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fibrocell Science, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCSC), an autologous cell therapy company focused on developing first-in-class treatments for rare and serious skin and connective tissue diseases with high unmet medical needs, today...

September 10, 2014

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clovis Announces First Patient Enrolled in Lucitanib Phase 2 Study in FGF aberrant advanced breast cancer

September 10, 2014

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--pSivida names James Barry to Board of Directors. Barry is currently Ex. VP and COO of InspireMD, global medical device company. Formerly with Arsenal Medical and Boston Scientific Corporation.

September 10, 2014

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TOPS Comprehensive Breast Center, Houston, TX, is proud to have been a part of a recent study conducted by Stephen L. Rose, M.D., Medical Director of TOPS Comprehensive Breast Center, and colleagues (Andra L. Tidwell,...

September 10, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Polsinelli PC will sponsor two sessions, one on the importance of protecting patent rights and the second on utilizing biotechnology to better human and animal health at the 2014 BIO LBS

September 10, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACRO announces that Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) and Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) have been named its 2014 Legislators of the Year, to coincide with ACRO’s first-ever Innovation Month this September.

September 10, 2014

APPLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Sunday, September 14th, Deb Nett of Appleton, Wisconsin will participate in the Courage Over Cancer 5k, and do what was once considered impossible - walk without a wheelchair thanks to BalanceWear.

September 10, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilis Biotherapeutics, LLC, a synthetic biology-based company focused on developing DNA-based therapeutics for rare genetic diseases, announced today the appointment of Dr. Mark Pykett as President and CEO. Dr. Pykett...

September 10, 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cantrell Drug Company enters exclusive agreement with Aseptic Technologies to become first compounding outsourcing facility to use closed vial system for filling of injectable drugs for hospitals.

September 10, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SynteractHCR is attending a number of events and delivering presentations throughout the fall to educate and share their insights with colleagues in the biopharma and life sciences industries.

September 10, 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 AbbVie,...

September 10, 2014

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viamet Pharmaceuticals today reported that positive preclinical studies for VT-1161, the Company’s lead novel, oral antifungal compound were presented at the 54th Interscience Conference on...

September 10, 2014

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boston Biomedical Associates, a product development consultancy and full-service contract research organization announces three key appointments to the BBA senior management team.

September 10, 2014

HEIDELBERG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novaliq GmbH, a drug delivery company focusing on the topical application of ophthalmic technologies for poorly soluble drugs, today announced that its observational study NT-001, which placed NovaTears® OTC...

September 10, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are currently developing 44 medicines and vaccines for HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, according to the latest Medicines in Development report by the Pharmaceutical...

September 10, 2014

BASKING RIDGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., an affiliate of Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), today announced key hires as the company continues to build its executive management capabilities. The company has identified...

September 10, 2014

BOTHELL, Wash. & COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) and Genmab A/S (OMX: GEN) today announced that the companies have entered into an additional antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) collaboration. Under the...

September 10, 2014

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Diaverum Competence in Practice (CiP) programme, a pillar of the broader Diaverum nurse education programme, has been re-accredited for three years by the European Dialysis & Transplant Nurses Association/European...

September 10, 2014

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PerkinElmer Inc., a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the launch of the Solaris™ quantitative optical molecular imaging system. This preclinical solution...

September 10, 2014

MIRAMAR, Fla. & SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Altor BioScience Corporation (Altor), a U.S.-based developer of novel cancer immunotherapies, and Shenzhen Beike Biotechnology Co., Ltd. (Beike), a leading Chinese cell-based therapy company,...

September 10, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AUTM releases highlights of Licensing Activity Survey, cites growth and need for sustained federal research funding.

September 10, 2014

BURLINGTON, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mach7 Technologies adds Radiology and Imaging Specialists to its expanding client roster