Biotechnology News

Thu, 2015-11-19 18:00

VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Bionics announced TÜV approval for the Naída CI Q30 and Q90 sound processors. The Naída CI Q Series delivers advances in automation, noise reduction, phone use, and waterproof protection.

Thu, 2015-11-19 18:00

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Glaukos Corporation (NYSE: GKOS), an ophthalmic medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of breakthrough products and procedures designed to transform the treatment of...

Thu, 2015-11-19 18:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced that its board of directors has increased the company’s quarterly dividend to 11.5 cents per share of common stock. The dividend will be paid on Jan. 27,...

Thu, 2015-11-19 18:00

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lifeIMAGE is debuting the fourth generation of its medical image exchange platform at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, occurring November 29-December 4 in Chicago, IL.

Thu, 2015-11-19 18:00

TAMPA, Fla. & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moffitt Cancer Center and Ignyta, Inc. (NASDAQ: RXDX) announced today that they have entered into a research collaboration relating to RXDX-106, Ignyta’s small molecule, pseudo-irreversible inhibitor...

Thu, 2015-11-19 14:01

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to FDA’s approval of AquAdvantage® Salmon, BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood has issued a statement.

Thu, 2015-11-19 13:00

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Health Status Survey Showed GI Health and Anti-Aging Benefits of Morinaga's Probiotics Milk with Bifidobacterium longum BB536

Thu, 2015-11-19 13:00

EDMONTON, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IMBiotechnologies Ltd. today announced the treatment of the first patient with OCL 500 in a clinical study of prostate artery embolization to treat patients with benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH).

Thu, 2015-11-19 13:00

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leg length discrepancies successfully corrected:
FITBONE® makes a big impact at the ILLRS Congress Miami

Thu, 2015-11-19 13:00

LITTLETON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mevion Medical Systems is announcing the Los Angeles Proton Center is building a three-room MEVION S250mx Proton Therapy System. The system will include Mevion’s HYPERSCAN pencil beam scanning technology and...

Thu, 2015-11-19 13:00

CAMARILLO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--REMD Biotherapeutics announced phase 2 clinical study of REMD-477 for patients with type 2 diabetes is now enrolling.

Thu, 2015-11-19 11:00

CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alexion to Highlight Robust Rare Disease Pipeline at Investor Day. Alexion will host inaugural investor day in NYC to discuss pipeline advancements.

Thu, 2015-11-19 10:00

KEARNEY, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SCORR Marketing has published a report presenting a detailed analysis of leading CRO and CMO websites, a valuable tool for everyone in the industry who wants to maximize their company’s website.

Thu, 2015-11-19 10:00

BOSTON, LONDON & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The immuno-oncology agents Keytruda and Opdivo have already transformed the cancer care landscape. Now specialists are pairing them with approved or experimental agents to improve on their already...

Thu, 2015-11-19 10:00

SAN DIEGO & RICHMOND, Va. & LJUBLJANA, Slovenia & SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation (NYSEMKT:APHB), a global leader in the development of bacteriophage-based antibacterial therapies to treat drug-resistant...

Thu, 2015-11-19 10:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boston Pharmaceuticals, a new fully integrated drug development company offering an innovative alternative model for drug development commercializiation, today announced the appointment of Santiago Arroyo, M.D...

Thu, 2015-11-19 10:00

WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARCA biopharma will make a presentation at the 27th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on December 1, 2015.

Thu, 2015-11-19 10:00

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Afferent Pharmaceuticals, a leader in the development of small molecule compounds for the treatment of poorly managed and common neurogenic disorders, today announced the appointments of Prabha N. Ibrahim, Ph.D...

Thu, 2015-11-19 10:00

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anika Therapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: ANIK), a global, integrated orthopedics medicines company specializing in therapeutics based on its proprietary hyaluronic acid (“HA”) technology, today announced that its...

Thu, 2015-11-19 10:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gurnet Point Capital, an investment firm focused on the healthcare and life sciences sectors that was founded by Ernesto Bertarelli and is led by Christopher A. Viehbacher, today announced the creation of Boston...

Thu, 2015-11-19 10:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research collaborators from UVA, Johns Hopkins and the ABTC, and Yale to present data corroborating the use of Cavion’s T-type calcium channel inhibitor mibefradil as a brain cancer therapy at SNO

Thu, 2015-11-19 10:00

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) today announced positive top-line results from three Phase III clinical studies designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of fluticasone propionate/...

Thu, 2015-11-19 10:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catabasis announced a collaboration to explore the potential utility of daily physiological activity monitoring in boys affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) with ActiGraph.

Thu, 2015-11-19 09:00

LONDON & WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scott Currence, Strategic Leader in Early Phase Oncology at Chiltern, a global CRO, will speak at the Clinical Operations in Oncology Trials Conference Europe 2015 in Amsterdam on Dec. 1, 2015.

Thu, 2015-11-19 09:00

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--St. Jude Medical today announced FDA approval of the new Proclaim Elite SCS System, the first and only upgradeable and recharge-free spinal cord stimulation system available to people in the U.S.

Thu, 2015-11-19 09:00

TORONTO & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Triphase today announced that the US FDA granted orphan drug designation for marizomib for the treatment of patients with malignant glioma.

Thu, 2015-11-19 09:00

TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Calimmune Inc., a clinical-stage gene therapy company, today announced the appointment of R. Scott Greer as chairman of its board, and AbbVie Vice President of Discovery James Sullivan, Ph.D., as a new director. Mr...

Thu, 2015-11-19 09:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vaxart, Inc., a privately held, clinical-stage biotechnology company developing oral recombinant vaccines that are administered by tablet rather than by injection, today announced positive results...

Thu, 2015-11-19 09:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilis Biotherapeutics, LLC (Agilis), a biotechnology company advancing innovative DNA therapeutics for rare genetic diseases that affect the central nervous system (CNS), announced today that the Company has...

Thu, 2015-11-19 08:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affymetrix introduces Axiom Turkey Genotyping Array, developed with USDA, Aviagen, and Hendrix Genetics, to better understand the genetics of turkeys to improve meat characteristics and health.

Thu, 2015-11-19 03:53

LUND, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB (publ), the mitochondrial medicine company, announces that the independent safety committee has endorsed the continuation of the on-going Phase II CiPRICS (Ciclosporin to Protect Renal...

Thu, 2015-11-19 03:53

HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY): Reacting to certain statements that appeared in the media today relating to its corporate governance practices, Dr. Reddy’s spokesperson said “Dr...

Thu, 2015-11-19 03:53

NEW YORK & SURESNES, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Servier Exercises Exclusive Worldwide Licensing Option with Cellectis for UCART19, an Allogeneic CAR-T Cell Therapy for Hematological Malignancies

Thu, 2015-11-19 03:53

PARIS & OSAKA-CITY, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN, ADR: IPSEY), a global specialty driven pharmaceutical Group, and Interprotein Corporation (Interprotein), a Japanese R&D focused biotechnology company,...

Wed, 2015-11-18 20:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Saint-Gobain selects the winners of its 2015 NOVA Innovation Competition

Wed, 2015-11-18 18:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crown Bioscience, a global drug discovery and development services company, now provides a comprehensive immuno-oncology translational research platform.

Wed, 2015-11-18 18:00

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s annual 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), making it a “Best Place to Work for...

Wed, 2015-11-18 18:00

WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charles River Laboratories has acquired Oncotest GmbH, a German contract research organization providing discovery services for oncology. Oncotest has an extensive collection of 400 PDX tumor models.

Wed, 2015-11-18 18:00

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At an Analyst Day event held earlier today in New York City, Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: LGND) reviewed the recent progress of its business, its revenue growth opportunities and its portfolio of...

Wed, 2015-11-18 18:00

LANCASTER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simulations Plus reported financial results for its 4th quarter and full fiscal year 2015. FY15 revenues were $18.3 million, up 59.8% over FY14. Revenues for 4Q15 were $3.7 million, up 85.8% over 4Q14

Wed, 2015-11-18 17:00

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) released a list of seven proposed topics for the November 20th HHS Forum on Pharmaceutical Innovation, Access, Affordability and Better Health.

Wed, 2015-11-18 15:00

COSTA MESA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Astro Pak Corporation is pleased to announce the re-launch of Astropak.com, with an updated user interface. This site is dedicated to providing service information, technical resources and videos.

Wed, 2015-11-18 14:01

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Therapeutic Area Partnerships has selected RetroSense lead compound, RST-001, as a “Top Project to Watch: Most Licensable Products" and also won the “Deals of the Year” Research Award.

Wed, 2015-11-18 14:01

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIVO) today announced it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for new claims for its illumigene® Pertussis molecular amplification test. The...

Wed, 2015-11-18 13:00

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced new long-term data of Opdivo in treatment-naïve BRAF wild-type advanced melanoma from CheckMate -066. In the trial, Opdivo continued to demonstrate superior...

Wed, 2015-11-18 13:00

PARIS & COPENHAGEN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Onxeo S.A. (Euronext Paris, NASDAQ Copenhagen:ONXEO), an innovative company specializing in the development of orphan oncology drugs, announced the initiation of a comprehensive strategy...

Wed, 2015-11-18 12:00

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Samumed announced today that it will present clinical data on a small molecule for potential treatment of androgenetic alopecia, commonly known as male pattern baldness.