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GenomeAsia 100K Initiative Announced to Sequence 100,000 Genomes in South, North and East Asia

ORLANDO, Florida , February 11, 2016 Non-profit Consortium Aims to Generate Genomic Information for Asian Populations and Promote Genetic Understanding to Support Research and Discovery --> --> The non-profit consortium, GenomeAsia 100K, today announced an ambitious plan to sequence 100,000 individuals. It is intended to initially include populations from 12 South Asia... [Comments]

Neurocrine Biosciences Reports Year-End 2015 Results and Provides Investor Update for 2016

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2016  Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX ) today announced its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2015. --> --> For the fourth quarter of 2015, the Company reported a net loss of $29.3 million, or $0.34 loss per share, compared to a net loss of $19.4 million, or $0.26 loss per share for the same period in 2014. Fo... [Comments]

Vermillion's CPRIT-Sponsored Pelvic Mass Registry Steering Committee Chartered

AUSTIN, Texas , Feb. 11, 2016  Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML ), a bio-analytical solutions company focused on gynecologic disease, today announced the formation of the Steering Committee for its Pelvic Mass Registry. --> --> Pelvic masses can present physicians and healthcare professionals with difficulties in both diagnosis and management. Once pregnancy is ruled... [Comments]

QIAGEN Launches Targeted RNA Panels for Next-generation Sequencing

HILDEN , Germany and GERMANTOWN, Maryland , February 11, 2016 QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced the introduction of more than 170 new QIAseq Targeted RNA Panels for gene expression profiling, expanding QIAGEN's portfolio of Sample to Insight solutions for next-generation sequencing (NGS). The panels enable researchers to select from over 20,000 hum... [Comments]

Bioethics International's Good Pharma Scorecard Publication Selected as BMJ Open Editors' Pick for 2015

NEW YORK , Feb. 11, 2016  Bioethics International, a not-for-profit organization focused on the ethics and governance of how medicines are researched, developed, marketed and made accessible to patients around the world, today announced that the editors of BMJ Open had named the publication of the Good Pharma Scorecard an 'Editors' Pick' for 2015. The publication is... [Comments]

Announcing Spectra BioPharma Selling Solutions

ATLANTA , Feb. 11, 2016  Spectra BioPharma Selling Solutions (Spectra) is a new Contract Sales Organization (CSO) that provides biopharma companies the experience, expertise, operational delivery and customer focus to successfully implement and deploy outsourced sales teams. Created in concert with industry leading commercial experts, the Spectra team addresses both t... [Comments]

Wellcentive Selected by FamilyCare Health to Provide Population-Focused Quality Reporting and Care Management Solutions

ATLANTA , Feb. 11, 2016  Wellcentive today announced it has been selected by FamilyCare Health, a Portland, Oregon -based community care organization (CCO) with more than 130,000 members, to provide population health analytics, quality reporting and care management solutions and services. Wellcentive's capabilities will help FamilyCare strengthen its team of qualit... [Comments]

BPI Signs GE Healthcare As Premier Sponsor of the 2016 BioProcess International Awards

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2016 BioProcess International (BPI), a business-to-business publication dedicated to delivering cutting-edge information focused on the development and manufacture of biopharmaceuticals and therapeutics, announces an agreement with GE Healthcare Life Sciences... [Comments]

Dovetail Genomics Announces Opening of Beta Program for Metagenomic Genome Assembly

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. , Feb. 11, 2016  Dovetail Genomics™ LLC today announced that it has begun accepting applications to its beta program for a planned metagenomic genome assembly service. Richard Green , Dovetail's co-founder, will present the company's metagenomic genome assembly method in a talk on Friday, February 12 at the 2016 Advances in Genome Biology & Te... [Comments]

PositiveID Corporation's Thermomedics' Subsidiary Signs Deals with Five New Healthcare Products Distributors in January

DELRAY BEACH, Florida , February 11, 2016 --> --> PositiveID Corporation ("PositiveID" or "Company") (OTCQB: PSID), a life sciences company focused on detection and diagnostics, announced today that its Thermomedics subsidiary, which markets the Caregiver® FDA-cleared non-contact thermometer, made significant progress on its growth plan in January 2016, including en... [Comments]

BioInformant Releases "Stem Cell Research Products, Opportunities, Tools, & Technologies - Market Size, Segments, Trends, and Projections to 2020"

WASHINGTON , Feb. 11, 2016   BioInformant announces the February 2016 release of its global strategic report, "Stem Cell Research Products, Opportunities, Tools, and Technologies – Market Size, Segments, Trends, and Projections to 2020. The first and only market research firm to specialize in the stem cell industry, BioInformant has more than a decade of hi... [Comments]

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The Diagnostics Reports Bundle includes the following TriMark Publications reports at a 15% discount off the individual reports being purchased separately:

NEW YORK , Feb. 11, 2016 - Cardiac Marker Diagnostic Testing Markets. - Companion Diagnostics in Personalized Medicine and Cancer Therapy. - European Point of Care Diagnostic Testing Markets. - High-Growth Diagnostic Testing Markets. - Key Diagnostic Testing Markets. - Molecular Diagnostics in Cancer Testing. - Molecular Diagnostics in Genetic Testing. - Molecular Di... [Comments]

2015 Global Survey on Liquid Biopsy Adoption Trends

LONDON , Feb. 11, 2016 The primary goal of this research is to analyze the current and future adoption patterns on the usage of liquid biopsy. Key information the survey seeks to collect include the following: - Timeframe of liquid biopsy adoption amidst future users - Predominantly used cell types—CTCs, ctDNA, cfDNA and Evs—by organization type - Sample inflow t... [Comments]

The Market for Stem Cell Biobanking and Storage - Size, Segments, & Trends

LONDON , Feb. 11, 2016 Stem cells are primitive cells found in all multi-cellular organisms that are characterized by self-renewal and the capacity to differentiate into mature cell types Stem cells are still a relatively new discovery, as the first mouse embryonic stem cells were derived from embryos in 1981, but it was not until 1995 that the first culturing of embryonic ste... [Comments]

Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter And Six-Month Results

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2016 PRO-DEX, INC. (NasdaqCM: PDEX) today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 second quarter ended December 31, 2015. The Company also filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the second quarter of fiscal year 2016 with the Securities and Exchange Commission today. --> --> Quarter Ended December 31, 2015 --> --> Net sales for th... [Comments]

Global Laboratory Glassware and Plastricware Market 2015-2019

NEW YORK , Feb. 11, 2016 Laboratory glassware and plasticware include equipment, apparatus, and instruments commonly used in laboratories. These may range from microscope slides to large storage boxes and large scale condensers. Laboratory glassware is made from borosilicate glass because of its low weight and resistance to thermal shock. Laboratory plasticware, on the other... [Comments]

Kindred Biosciences Submits Zimeta (KIND-012) New Animal Drug Application Technical Section for Effectiveness to FDA

SAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 11, 2016  Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, today announced the submission to FDA of the Effectiveness Technical Section of the New Animal Drug Application (NADA) for Zimeta™ (dipyrone injection, KIND-012).  Positive topline results from the pivotal field... [Comments]

As You Sow Congratulates Walgreens for Drug Take-Back Kiosks

OAKLAND, Calif. , Feb. 11, 2016  Walgreens has committed to provide drug disposal kiosks in 500 stores across 39 states and Washington, D.C. as part of a program to combat drug abuse, in a move that was commended by shareholder advocacy organization As You Sow. Conrad MacKerron , Senior Vice President at As You Sow. "Many people hold on to unneeded drugs... [Comments]

Governor Cuomo Announces Major Expansion of Athenex -- Creating 1,400 Jobs in Western New York

DUNKIRK, N.Y. , Feb. 11, 2016  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a major expansion of Athenex that will create 1,400 jobs throughout Western New York . This announcement, made possible by a partnership with the SUNY Polytechnic Institute, includes a major expansion of Athenex's North American headquarters at the Conventus Building in Buffalo , as well as the c... [Comments]

Health 2.0 Unveils "10 Year Global Retrospective"

SAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 11, 2016   Health 2.0 , the premiere showcase and catalyst for the advancement of new health technologies, announced today " 10 Year Global Retrospective ", a platform to recognize outstanding achievements in health tech over the past ten years.   --> --> For nearly a decade, Health 2.0 has served as the preeminent thought-leader in th... [Comments]

WellMed CEO George M. Rapier, III, M.D. Joins Board of Directors of Potrero Medical

SAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 11, 2016 Potrero Medical, Inc., the developer of the Accuryn™ critical care monitoring system, is pleased to announce the appointment of George M. Rapier, III , MD, to its Board of Directors. San Antonio, TX , WellMed is one of the nation's largest physician owned practice management companies, servicing over 200,000 patients and HMO members in... [Comments]

NOIT Research Announces "Gift of Change" Campaign to Aid Families with Autistic Members

BURLINGAME, Calif. , Feb. 11, 2016  NOIT™ Research LLC, a private, leading-edge autism research group, has announced a special "Gift of Change" campaign to assist needy families in obtaining one of its special NOIT units. For every such unit sold between February 10, 2016 and March 31, 2016, the company will donate a unit to a needy family. The NOIT is an auditory st... [Comments]

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