Daily news email for March 02, 2012 | Click here for updated news

SourceSolution News
We want to hear from you! Click here let us know how we can make this news email better.

Manage projects more efficiently. Try PlanIt free for 15 days.

Create quality questionnaires and RFPs more quickly, weight responses and manage suppliers.

Discounted advertising rates on www.sourcesolution.com for all BIOCOM members starting at $100/month

Use PlanIt as your next deal room! Click here to learn more.

b3c newswire
Haselmeier Establishes New Pen Injector Assembly Facility in India

Medicyte Now with Online Shop for Upcyte® Hepatocytes and Innovative Cell Products

Genervon to Award Price for Scientists Proposing Medical Indications and Trial Protocols - ...

Sol-Gel Signs $ 27 M Deal for Dermatology Drug Delivery

Critical Pharmaceuticals and The University of Nottingham to Develop Nano-Enabled Nasal Spray ...

BioSpace
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s NEXAFED Tablets Disrupt Methamphetamine Production

Sanofi (France) CEO: Who Needs Big Pharma Scientists

Galapagos NV Receives EUR3.5 Million in Milestones in Osteoarthritis Alliance With Servier

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Nixes Deal With Swiss Firm

Live Long, Sleep Better University of Pennsylvania Study

BioSpace - Breaking News
Novavax, Inc. Launches Phase II Clinical Trial of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

Baxter International, Inc. Receives Marketing Authorization in European Union for VEPACEL Pre-Pandemic Influenza Vaccine

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Files European Marketing Authorization Application for Lorcaserin for Weight Control

Tibet Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt of Non-Binding "Going Private" Proposal at $3.00 Per Share

BioInvent Release: Recruitment of Patients Completed in Phase II Study with BI-204

Biotech News - Business Wire
Cappella Medical Receives Regulatory Approval in India to Market its Proprietary Sideguard® Technology Platform

Osiris Therapeutics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results Conference Call

Teleconference for Reporters Chairwoman Stabenow's New Legislation Supports Bio-Manufacturing

ImmunoGen, Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at the Cowen 32nd Annual Health Care Conference

BIO Announces Expansion of Alliance Development Activities

Biotech News - PR Newswire
Berg Diagnostics recibe el certificado CLIA y lanza un nuevo ensayo sobre la vitamina D

Berg Diagnostics erhält CLIA-Zertifikat und beginnt mit neuartiger Untersuchung zu Vitamin D

QRxPharma to Present at the 32nd Cowen Health Care Conference

Media Advisory - Oncolytics Biotech® Inc. to Present at Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Health Care Conference

BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. to Host Conference Call to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results on March 9, 2012

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
Court Rules New FDA Labels for Cigarettes Unconstitutional

The Long Journey from the Amazon to the FDA

Borscht Belt

Intent Dissent

Hepatitis C Remains A Hot Play

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
Research and Markets: Prostate Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2011

Research and Markets: Ewing Sarcoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2012

Research and Markets: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2011

Research and Markets: Endpoints - Clinical Trials in Autoimmune Disorders - Multiple Primary and Secondary Endpoints are Increasingly Being Applied to Ensure Success

Trianz Solutions Announces the Next Version of Acceliant eClinical Trial Suite-V6.4

Clinical Trials - PR Newswire
ECLINSO Announces Partnership with XClinical

Ankle Replacement Rapidly on the Rise

The Human-Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Launches HABRI Central At Global Pet Expo

National Colon Cancer Screening Day Targets First-Time Patients

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Will Consider Revised Definition of 'Patient-Centered Outcomes Research' at Baltimore Board Meeting

CNN Top Stories
Mortician resigns in Dover probe

'Enormous outbreak' of apparent tornadoes hits U.S.

Powerful storms cut through parts of U.S.

Syria turns away aid trucks

Opinion: 6 ways U.S. faltered on Syria

Contract Pharma
BASi Restructures Lab Operations

Rubicon Genomics, Velesco in Clinical Diagnostics Pact

Galapagos Achieves Servier Milestones

GSK, Daiichi Sankyo in Vaccines JV

Lonza, Eclipse in Bio-development Pact

FDA Drugs- What's New
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Interactions between certain HIV or hepatitis C drugs and cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can increase the risk of muscle injury

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Important safety label changes to cholesterol-lowering statin drugs

CDER World

Comunicado de la FDA sobre la seguridad de los medicamentos: Reingreso planeado al mercado de CardioGen-82 con nuevo recuadro de advertencia

Comunicado de la FDA sobre la seguridad de los medicamentos: Importantes interacciones entre el medicamento Victrelis (boceprevir) y los medicamentos inhibidores de la proteasa del virus de inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH) reforzados con ritonavir

FDA News - Business Wire
Dateline NBC Report on Overseas Medical Research Strengthens ACRO Argument for Increased FDA Funding

Cannabis Science Issues Potential Revenues And Market Data for the New Cannabis Science Brand OTC Products

Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces 510(k) Clearance of ImmunoCAP Tryptase Assay

K2M Expands Complex Spine Product Offering with 510(k) Clearance for SANTORINI Corpectomy Cage Systems

Genzyme Begins Shipping Fabrazyme from Newly Approved Framingham Manufacturing Plant

FDA Press Releases
La FDA anuncia modificaciones relacionadas con la seguridad en las indicaciones de algunos medicamentos que reducen el colesterol

FDA approves two new pancreatic enzyme products to aid food digestion

FDA approves first quadrivalent vaccine to prevent seasonal influenza

FDA reaches $1 million settlement with Pennsylvania medical device firm

FDA announces safety changes in labeling for some cholesterol-lowering drugs

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

FierceBiotech
Roche arthritis drug beats Humira in clinical study

Gov't advisor calls on FDA to boost clinical trials of drugs in kids

Ex-Amgen R&D chief Perlmutter in talks with other companies about next move

Columbia Labs axing 42% of jobs after FDA shoots down drug application

Bioethicist quits job at controversial stem cell outfit

FierceBiotech IT
NIH backs effort to integrate clinical trials data into EHRs

Aptiv marries IT and CRO services to tackle adaptive trials market

Certara snaps up drug research software outfit Simcyp for $32M

OmniComm licenses clinical trials software to CRO Pharma Medica

Algorithm may expose drug targets for Alzheimer's

FierceBiotech Research
UPDATED: Myelin damage doesn't bring on MS, researchers find

Myelin damage doesn't bring on MS, researchers find

Rats 'shoot blanks' with U Kansas male contraceptive

MGH's Tilly morphs human ovarian stem cells into eggs

Cincinnati Children's debuts new anti-inflammatory drug class

FiercePharma
How much cheaper will biosimilars be

European regulators take steps to speed pricing, reimbursement decisions

Is Teva considering a jump to NYSE

Sources: Nestle leads in Pfizer unit bid, but don't count out Danone-Mead

Indian regulators, alleging overpricing, demand $86M from Cipla

FiercePharma Manufacturing
Industry faces having to fund drug-disposal program

IT issues at Biochem lab raise data integrity concerns

FDA puts burning questions to Fukuda Denshi about device

Abbott banks on boomers with $270M nutrition facility

Ranbaxy CEO to ride out transformation under DOJ oversight

FierceVaccines
AstraZeneca's FluMist Quadrivalent to hit U.S. market

Getting under the skin of vaccines

Inactivated polio vaccine reaches Nigeria

Bacteria may lead to HIV vaccine

Universal vaccine could cut flu across the whole community

Health News - BizJournals.com
VA contracts with Duke Realty to build Tampa clinic

Parkland Hospital hires chief implementation officer

Dip in patient volume causes loss at Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Vendors found guilty of bribing Memorial Healthcare staff

SLIDESHOW: Top 7 nursing homes in St. Louis

Health News - CNBC
Analysts: DEA actions won't hurt Cardinal Health

Sector Snap: Generic competition and biotech drugs

Affymax rises on analyst view of anemia drug

VC Titan Andreessen on Bubbles, Apple, Politics, Regulation & China

China pharmaceuticals feel bite of healthcare reforms

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
Vascular Magnetics Raises $7M to Develop Magnetically Targeted Nanoparticles for PAD

Biotech Leaders Oppose Washington State Plan to Cut Tax Credit to Aid High-Tech Education

Illumina Announces Outcome of First Phase of Its Patent Litigation Against LadaTech, LLC

Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma to Snag Boston Biomedical for $200M

Micromet Shareholders Seeking to Torpedo $1.16B Amgen Merger

Marketwire - Pharma and Biotech
Boston Therapeutics to Be Quoted as BTHE on the OTC Bulletin Board

Cornerstone Therapeutics to Host Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Conference Call

BASi Announces Restructuring Plan Expected to Save More Than $2 Million Annually

Warnex Extends Maturity Date of its Outstanding Debentures and Provides Update on its Listing Status

Warnex reporte la date d'ce de ses dntures en cours et fait une mise our sur son inscription a cote

MassBio News
MassBio Launches New Blog: MassBioHQ

What has made Massachusetts a better place for biotech Make your nomination by 5 PM on Feb. 24th!

What has made Massachusetts a better place for biotech Make your nomination by Feb. 24th!

MassBio's Peter Abair discusses growth in the cluster with US Building Digest

MassBio Purchasing Consortium Augments Four Major Agreements

Medical Pharma - PR Newswire
Dr. Robyn Cadet Selected For Patients' Choice Award 2011

ZONARE Reports Fourth Quarter and 2011 Results

2012 "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Mannequin Entries Inspire!

Bay Area Woman Selected to Represent California Kidney Patients on Capitol Hill

Pharmacists Among 'Best Jobs of 2012,' Significant Growth Ahead

National Center for Biotechnology Information
GTR News

GEO Series Releases

ClinVar News and Announcements

Behind The Headlines - Health News from NHS Choices

PubMed Health Featured Reviews

Nature Biotechnology
OpenVigilfree eyeballs on AERS pharmacovigilance data

The blinded buyer

Planning for the exit

PRIDE Inspector: a tool to visualize and validate MS proteomics data

2011Big biotechs gorge on debt

New York Times- Biotechnology
Cancer Center, in Suit, Claims Ex-Official Took Research

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

New York Times- Pharmaceuticals
Parkinson’s Disease Drug May Help Brain Injuries, Report Says

Safety Alerts Cite Cholesterol Drugs’ Side Effects

Labels to Warn of Cholesterol Drugs’ Side Effects

Austerity in Europe Puts Pressure on Drug Companies

Gorsky of J.&J. Emerged From Its Sales Culture

OnBioVC
Prosensa Therapeutics, BV: Series A $30.7M

PolyPid, Ltd.: Series B $2M

Innavirvax, SAS: Series B $4.9M

Celladon, Inc.: Series D $43M

Oxitec, Ltd.: Series B $12.7M

Outsourcing-Pharma
Social network sites key to trial recruitment success, says expert

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

Pharma News - Business Wire
Baxter Presents Long-Term Data on HyQ During AAAAI Annual Meeting

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at the 24th Annual ROTH Conference

Stop-The-Clot® Patient Forum on Blood Clots

Connexin Software Receives the 2011 Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award

SK Biopharmaceuticals Drug Program Wins Funding Support from Korean Government

Pharma News - PharmiWeb
Unique Collaboration at A-B Tech Explores Personality Disorders

Qi Gong Exercise Programs to Premiere in March on New York Area Public Television Stations

Fattah Neuroscience Initiative Results in White House Appointment

Groundbreaking National Program to Reverse Obesity Expands to 50 Locations

Modern Mobility Aids, Inc. Announces a Revised Agreement for the Acquisition of Lumigene

Pharma News - PR Newswire
New Study Examines the Evolving Role of Medical Science Liaisons in the Medical Device Sector

ConvaTec anuncia aquisição da SureCalm Healthcare

Groupe Athena, Inc. Clarifies Previous Guidance, Addresses U.S. Drug Shortage

ConvaTec anuncia la adquisición de SureCalm Healthcare

Mylan Continues to Pursue Damages and Injunction Against Sunovion's Brovana® in Ongoing Litigation

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
Lab Manager Magazine Publishes 4th Annual Investment Confidence Report

Yonder Launches Neon DNA Art Collection

Prognosys Launches RNA-Seq Study-Level Statistical Module for the...

Lyme, AIDS, Morgellon's Caused by GM Toxic Wastes"

Hellas Sports Construction Chosen to Be Part of Charlotte 49ers...

PRWeb - Pharmaceuticals
Investigation Reveals That DePuy Knew Of Dangers Associated With Metal...

Simple Skin Solutions, Now Offering New Photodynamic Cosmetic...

New Strategies to Harness the Limitless Potential of Mobile Apps...

San Jose Medical Marijuana Doctor, 420 Cannabis Evaluations Clinic,...

Dr. Ben Cilento (USA) Joins Skin Institute

Scientific American
Nine Flying Robots Play 007 Theme

Japan's Post-Fukushima Earthquake Health Woes Go Beyond Radiation Effects

Caffeine Disrupts Sleep for Morning People, but Not Night Owls

Caffeine Disrupts Sleep for Morning People But Not Night Owls

It's Not Just Fukushima: Mass Disaster Evacuations Challenge Planners

Sports - ESPN Basketball
Wichita St. rolls into Missouri Valley semifinals

Calhoun at UConn practice, but status uncertain

Southern Illinois fires Lowery after 8-23 season

Report: SIU fires Lowery after 8-23 season

Wichita State rolls into Missouri Valley quarters

Sports News - ESPN
Syracuse WR Sales reinstated after season ban

San Diego State lineman charged with assault

AG says Sandusky abused boys ages 8 to 17

New Rutgers coach loses three assistants to NFL

Report: Troubled RB Baxter dropped by SDSU

Xconomy Life Sciences
Connect and Xconomy Present: The Rock Stars of Innovation 1 Stop Tour

CytomX Therapeutics Seeks to One-Up Lilly, Amgen Cancer Drugs

Concert, Alere, TremRx, & More Names from Boston Life Sciences News

SD Life Sciences (and Cleantech) Roundup: DexCom, Ligand, Genomatica

U-M Business Competition Awards $90K to Student Startups

Yahoo Biotech News
Waves Break Coral Embryo into Identical Twins (LiveScience.com)

Autoinjector Version of MS Drug Approved (HealthDay)

Fake Avastin had salt, starch, chemicals: Roche (Reuters)

Stem Cell Finding Could Expand Women's Lifetime Supply of Eggs (HealthDay)

Researchers Spot Genes Behind Macular Degeneration (HealthDay)