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b3c newswire
Biotage Introduces Biotage® SNAP Ultra High Performance Flash Chromatography Cartridges

Definiens Strengthens Leadership with Key Appointment

Roche Diagnostics Announces Dan Zabrowski as New Head of Roche Applied Science

Rentschler Announces 2. Laupheimer Zelltage on Industrial Cell Culture Technology

AMSilk to Be Featured on 21st Century Business Television on CNBC and Fox Business Network

Impax Pharmaceuticals Gains Rights for US Sales of AstraZeneca AB's Zomig; Paying $130 Million in 2012

McKesson Corporation Buys Canadian Pharmacy Marketing Group Assets for $918 Million

Science Shows How Exercise Might Help in Prostate Cancer, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study

New Genetic Subtype of Lung Cancer Defined, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Study

Are Diet Soft Drinks Bad for You Study

BioSpace - Breaking News
American Heart Association Release: Experimental Drug Reduces "Second Stroke" After Aneurysm Rupture

ErgoD2 Achieves Important Safety Milestone for Entia Biosciences

American Heart Association Release: Infections in Childhood Linked to High Risk of Ischemic Stroke

Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) Supports the First Phase 1 Human Hookworm Vaccine Clinical Trial

Starpharma Holdings Ltd's Dendrimers Improve Efficacy of Docetaxel in Animals

Biotech News - Business Wire
Robert Chu nommé Président dIMS Health France


Horizon Medical Services, Ltd. Receives Health Canada Approval on Hitachi SCENARIA 64-Slice CT

Living with Coronary Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

Cook Medical lance au Canada le greffon endovasculaire à bas profile Zenith®

Biotech News - PR Newswire
Unigene Receives 2012 Drug Delivery Partnerships Industry Achievement Award

World's Leading Pharmaceutical Executives All Converging in Zurich, Switzerland on February 21-22, 2012 for Breakthrough Event

Codexis to Present at the Pacific Crest and Jefferies Conferences

EUR 1.0 Million Grant Awarded to Exosome Diagnostics and Ludwig Maximilian University from German Federal Ministry for Education and Research to Develop Biofluid-Derived Exosome Diagnostics

Generex Announces Patent Award for its Core Vaccine Technologies in Japan

Biotechnology - Moreover
Analysis of Relative Performance in the Biotechnology Industry for Shares of Incyte (INCY, ONXX, ALKS, SPPI, MITI)

Top 5 Companies in the Biotechnology Industry with the Best Relative Performance (CPHD, IMGN, HGSI, SGEN, RIGL)

NIH Translational Center Should Raise All Boats, BIO Says

Immunogen, inc. reports second quarter fiscal year 2012 financial results and provides quarterly update

Biotechnology to be 21st-century industry: Life Tech CEO

Burrill Report
Big Biotech Fuels M&A Activity

Hitting the Target

Infinity Pharmaceuticals Tanks on Failed Cancer Drug Trial

Gates Gives Global Fund $750 Million Boost

Novo to Launch Type 1 Diabetes R&D Center

CenterWatch - Clinical Trials
Sanofi's $20 billion Genzyme buy could fuel a big pharma-biotechnology acquisition trend

New Quintiles initiative saves investigative sites the time, and cost, of patient recruitment advertising

Technology companies adapt interactive video concepts for clinical trial informed consent

CRI buys Lifetree, combining investigative sites on both coasts and across all trial phases

New $1b NIH center will tackle early-stage drug development to ease industry risk of failure

Clinical Trials - Business Wire
Phase IV Clinical Trials Often Suffer When Managed within Clinical Development Departments, According to Cutting Edge Information

Research and Markets: Polio Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2011

Medtronic Announces First Patient Enrollment in Clinical Trial Assessing Guideline-Based Heart Failure Management in Primary Care Setting

Research and Markets: Asthma Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2011

Research and Markets: Peripheral Arterial Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2011

Clinical Trials - PR Newswire
Affinium Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., Announces First Patient Dosed with Oral AFN-1252 in a Phase 2 Clinical Trial for Acute Bacterial Skin & Skin Structure Infections

Stents and Surgery For Blocked Neck Arteries are Neck-and-Neck as Lasting Stroke Prevention

Online System Helps Expedite Clinical Trials in China and Brazil

ThermoGenesis Provides Update on Res-Q® Clinical Evaluations at Leading Stem Cell Therapy Conference

IDRI Supports the First Phase 1 Human Hookworm Vaccine Clinical Trial

CNN Top Stories
Amtrak train derails in Michigan

5 things

'Soul Train' founder dead from gunshot

Gingrich defiant, no concession call

'Soul Train' founder shot to death

Contract Pharma
Absorption Systems Expands Ocular Testing Facility

Frontage Completes Phase I Botanical Drug Study

Foster Delivery Adds Lab Services

PAREXEL, ASAN Medical Center Forge Korean Alliance

NextPharma Opens Cold Chain Warehouse in Germany

FDA Drugs- What's New
FDA Drug Safety Communication: New risk factor for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) associated with Tysabri (natalizumab)

Medication Guides

FDA Drug Safety Communication: New Boxed Warning and Contraindication for Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin)

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Update: Preliminary findings from ongoing investigations of CardioGen-82

FDA Statement on recently terminated clinical trial with Doribax (doripenem)

FDA News - Business Wire
NLT SPINE Receives 510(k) Clearance for Its Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device, PROW FUSION

ResearchPoint Global Expands its Worldwide CRO Coverage in Canada with Integrated Research Inc.

RegeneRx Engages Investment Bankers to Assist in Evaluating and Exploring Strategic Opportunities

TearScience Achieves FDA Clearance for Second Generation LipiFlow® Thermal Pulsation System

Bovie Medical Corporation Receives 510 K Clearances to Market Patented J-Plasma Technology

FDA Press Releases
FDA and industry reach agreement in principle on medical device user fees

FDA approves Gleevec for expanded use in patients with rare gastrointestinal cancer

FDA takes action against New York cheese manufacturer

FDA approves Kalydeco to treat rare form of cystic fibrosis

FDA approves new treatment for most common type of skin cancer

FDA Vaccines, Blood and Biologics - What's New
Cord Blood Banking Information for Consumers

Cord Blood Banking – Information for Consumers

Cord Blood Banking ââ¬â Information for Consumers

Influenza Virus Vaccine for the 2011 - 2012 Season

Fluzone, Fluzone High-Dose and Fluzone Intradermal

Medivation surges as rivals aim at fast-changing prostate cancer market

Investigators tout promising breast cancer vax data from small study

Sangamo spikes on $13M discovery pact with Shire

Merrimack Pharma scraps IPO

STATEMENT: Sanofi restructures R&D in new Boston hub

FierceBiotech IT
Google Ventures, VCs backing tech focused on genomics

Clinical IT outfit upsizes as Big Pharma customers downsize

U.K. genomics database plan faces hurdles

Covance's big IT budget gets thumbs down from analysts

Gamers tackle enzyme makeover, beat scientists' efforts

FierceBiotech Research
Mutated melanoma receptor heightens diabetes risk

Team finds 2 mutations that cause pediatric brain cancer

Meet cancer's latest enemy: grape seed extract

Nearly $11M to fund new Joslin Diabetes Center research facility

New target could be key to beating back methamphetamine addiction

FDA finds puppies and moths not guilty of DTC interference

Depressed study subjects spell relief with Special K

Spain's drug spending drops as pharma debt mounts

Turkish drugmaker wooed by GSK, Pfizer, Bloomberg says

Pfizer, Lilly earnings drop on new generic rivals

FiercePharma Manufacturing
Novartis says Nebraska plant to reopen midyear

Gutted J&J consumer healthcare plant another year from reopening

Medicines Company, APP settlement includes manufacturing agreement

Teva's Cephalon recalls leukemia drug over fragments in vial

Company whistleblower program part of Ranbaxy consent decree

Evolving bacteria evade vaccines

Hep A vax study underscores need for long-term campaigns

Gen X largely shrugged off call for H1N1 shots

Late-stage Galena vax offers hope for breast cancer patients

Nanoparticles hijack immune response

Health News - BizJournals.com
Shire, Sangamo to develop hemophilia treatments

Pfizer, Akrimax recall birth control pills that may not work

Boca Raton hospital signs deal for proton therapy center

Vanguard posts $12.9M profit, misses analysts estimates

Genzyme hit with layoffs as Sanofi integration continues

Health News - CNBC
Obama releases list of top money 'bundlers'

Pfizer recalls 1M birth control packs after mixup

Aetna Earnings Match Estimates; Backs 2012 Forecast

Italy surgeons sue over faulty breast implants

Roche brushes off waning sales to post profit gain

Health News - Fox Business
Employers Grateful for Proposed Tax Breaks, But Still Scared

Employers Grateful for Proposed Tax Breaks, Still Scared

Insmed Shares Drop as FDA Halts Study After Rat Test Results

Week Ahead: A Flood Of 2Q Earnings

Pfizer Drug Raises Heart Attack Risk: Study

Inside Industry - Gen
Shire, Sangamo Ink $13M Up-Front Deal for ZFPs against Hemophilia and Monogenic Disorders

Roche's Cobas Test for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Granted 510(k) Clearance in U.S.

FDA Sanctions Vertex Kalydeco for Treating Cystic Fibrosis Caused by G551D Mutations

FDA Approves Label Change Recommending Three Years of Novartis' Glivec After GIST Surgery

Exosome, LMU Awarded 1M to Develop Blood-Based Exosome Diagnostics for Cancer

Marketwire - Pharma and Biotech
Tech Council of Maryland's First MdBio Leadership Networking Breakfast to Feature FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

Ablynx Receives Another Milestone as Boehringer Ingelheim Selects Nanobody Candidate for Pre-Clinical Development

GNC and Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Partner to Offer Anatabloc(TM) Through GNC's Online Retail Platform

GI Pathology Signs Exclusive Marketing Agreement for CDx Diagnostics' Computer-Aided Brush Biopsy Test

MorphoSys to Present at First German Science Day

MassBio News
Annual Policy Breakfast Makes Headlines on Healthcare Reform

MassBio Introduces the Leading Edge Award

MassBio Policy Update - SBIR Reauthorization

451 Marketing & Freeman to Create Massachusetts Pavilion at 2012 BIO International Convention

Local students explore Biotech Futures

Medical Pharma - PR Newswire
Child Abuse and Neglect Cost the United States $124 Billion

Dr. Nathan Newman's STEM CELL LIFT® Rejuvenates 10 Body Parts in ONE Scar-free, Knife-free Procedure

Couple Makes Multi-Million Dollar Commitment to Screen Every Newborn Baby for "Bubble Boy" Disease

The Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Celebrates Nearly A Century of Giving Hope for Hearts during Heart Month 2012

DevEX PLM Named Consumer Goods Technology Magazine 2012 Editor's Pick

National Center for Biotechnology Information
GEO Series Releases

ClinVar News and Announcements

Behind The Headlines - Health News from NHS Choices

PubMed Health Featured Reviews

SRA News

Nature Biotechnology
Approval on a knife edge

Bringing business risk into sharp focus

The NIH's role in accelerating translational sciences

Building stem-cell genomics in California and beyond

Foundation Medicine

New York Times- Biotechnology
Life Sciences Development Rebounds in Central New Jersey

Amgen and Watson to Work Together on Generic Drugs

A Genome Deluge

Drew Endy: Better Computing for the Things We Care About Most

DNA Sequencing Caught in Deluge of Data

New York Times- Pharmaceuticals
Pfizer and Eli Lilly, Squeezed by Generics, Top Forecasts

F.D.A. Approves Cystic Fibrosis Drug

F.D.A. Approves Drug for an Advanced Skin Cancer

Technology and Doctors

Are There Drops to Reverse Eye Dilation

Provenance Biopharmaceuticals, Corp.: Series A $8M

Excelimmune, Inc.: Series C $12M

Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: Series B $9.6M

Atox Bio.: Series A $3.25M

Aviir, Inc.: Series E $10M

An experienced CMO is key to successful biologics development says Cobra Biologics

Parexel discusses transdermal drug delivery techs

Sponsors and CROs differ on perception of service quality, says the Avoca Group

Recipharm CEO talks CMO sector recovery and Asian plans

Covance adding mass spec for biosimilars

Pharma News - Business Wire
Pour mieux connaitre la société, son portefeuille et ses dirigeants, BioAlliance Pharma organise un symposium « Cancérologie : Les enjeux de demain »

Surveyed U.S. Cardiologists Indicate That They Would Prescribe Cardiome/Merck's Oral Vernakalant and Gilead/Menarini's Ranolazine to 13 Percent of Their Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Federman & Sherwood Announces That Pfizer Recalls 1 Million Packages of Birth Control Pills Because of Packaging Error

To Gain a Better Understanding of the Company, Its Product Portfolio and Its Management Team, BioAlliance Pharma Organizes a Symposium "Oncology: Key Issues for the Future"

AB Science annonce de nouveaux résultats cliniques : Masitinib prolonge de manière significative la survie globale par rapport au Sutent® de Pfizer dans le GIST en résistance au Glivec®

Pharma News - PharmiWeb
Team Epilepsy Reaches 100,000+ Members on Facebook

What Better Way to Prep for Valentine's Day Than to Treat Your Skin to Something Special

Leading Pharmaceutical Marketing Research and Consulting Company Introduces 'Intelligent Efficiency' Program

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) Launches Biennial Survey of Global Healthcare Product Regulatory Profession

Succinct Communications joins forces with OPEN Health

Pharma News - PR Newswire
La sociedad española de SCHLECKER no está afectada por la insolvencia presentada en Alemania

Schlecker Italia non è insolvente

La cessation de paiement ne concerne pas la filiale française de Schlecker

FDA Approves New Skin Cancer Drug First Tested in Arizona by Scottsdale Healthcare and TGen

Nautilus Neurosciences Announces New Patent Issued

Pharmaceutical - Moreover
: Pharmaceuticals look to cure pipeline concerns

Drug firms sign up to new tropical disease fight

Cannabis Science Presents Newest Photographs From 3rd Cancer Patient That Show Cancer Tumors Dying and Areas That Are No

Micro Labs attracts private equity and pharma interest: VCCircle

Novartis net dips by 5.3% to Rs.38 crore in Q3

PR Leap - Biotech
Abcam Biochemicals is launched; the new name for Ascent Scientific products

AL-TAR Services, Inc. Adds Thermo-Scientific Product Line to its Online Lab Equipment Store

Ascent Scientific Launch Novel Dynamin Inhibitor Dyngo-4a™ with Children's Medical Research Institute and University of Newcastle

AL-TAR Services, Inc. Names Robert Nugent Director of Business Development

Ascent Scientific licenses novel clathrin inhibitors from Freie Universität Berlin, University of Newcastle and Children's Medical Research Institute

PRWeb - Biotechnology
PureDiscovery Launches LegalSuite V2.1 Adding Focus Semantic Search...

Invotex Managing Director Michele M. Riley is Damages Expert for V....

Congressional Hearing on Reauthorization of User Fees: What It Means...

Nexomics Biosciences Unveils New Laboratories in North Brunswick, New...

Proxy Life Sciences Holding to Test Virtual-Biopsy Technology for...

PRWeb - Pharmaceuticals
Veracity Insurance Solutions, LLC Purchases Stratus Insurance...

Canada Drugs Online Stocks Pirfenidone, the Preferred IPF Medication

Swisslog Lands First Rehabilitation Facility Order for MedRover

NDCBlogger Chosen As An American Society for Quality "Influential...

Corporate Whistle Blower Center Urges ER Physicians Or Hospital...

Scientific American
Thanks to Plants, We Will Never Find A Planet Like Earth

Did Leonardo da Vinci Copy His Famous "Vitruvian Man"

Word-of-Mind: Researchers Decode Words from the Brain's Auditory Activity

Gigantic Radio Telescope to Search for First Stars and Galaxies

Volcanoes May Have Sparked Little Ice Age

Sports - ESPN Basketball
Arkansas turns to 3-point game to finish Vandy

Scott, UVa rally then hang on to sink Clemson

Zeller's 18-18 sparks UNC past Wake Forest

No. 15 Marquette rallies, pushes win streak to 7

Taylor's late 3 key as Wisconsin downs Penn St.

Sports News - ESPN
FSU celebrates commitment of DT Goldman

Signing day: Harvey-Clemons chooses Georgia

Wojciechowski: What's not to love about signing day

Calif. home of ex-Heisman winner burglarized

Navy faces questions for future of rivalries

Xconomy Life Sciences
Flagship Ventures Plans to Open Michigan Office

Dendreon Names John Johnson CEO After Volatile Year

Vertex's Big Day Felt Like Moon Landing, Seattle Researcher Says

AvidBiotics Sees New Angle for Personalized Medicine in Antibiotics

Avila, iRobot, Verastem, Illume, & More Boston Deal News

Yahoo Biotech News
Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Stroke, Studies Say (HealthDay)

Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock's Link to Diabetes (HealthDay)

Santorum's Hypocrisy Highlighted by Daughter's Illness (ContributorNetwork)

Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy (AP)

Correction: Food and Farm-GMO Labeling story (AP)