Navigation Links
EPA Presents Initial Results from Caliper Life Sciences' ToxCast Screening Effort
Date:3/19/2009

- EPA Exercises Option to Extend Contract with Caliper -

HOPKINTON, Mass., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP), a leading provider of tools and services for drug discovery and life sciences research, today announced that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented initial analyses of Phase I data generated by Caliper Discovery Alliances and Services (CDAS) under the EPA's ToxCast(TM) screening program at the annual meeting of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) held this week in Baltimore, MD. Separately, the EPA notified Caliper that it has exercised the first additional option year under Caliper's ToxCast contract with the EPA. Task orders under this contract have already generated approximately $3.5 million in total revenues for Caliper since the initiation of the contract in April, 2007, $1.2 million of which was recognized in 2008.

"We are pleased with the preliminary findings presented by the EPA," said Kevin Hrusovsky, President and CEO of Caliper Life Sciences. "These results, coupled with the EPA's third year option exercise, reinforce the likelihood for Phase II efforts to begin at Caliper in the third quarter of this year, which supports our expectation of receiving approximately $3 million of service task orders under this contract in 2009."

Caliper works with the EPA under its ToxCast initiative to develop new in vitro (laboratory) approaches to identify chemicals that are potentially toxic to the environment. The initial phase of the EPA ToxCast program was aimed at creating a database of in vitro assay data on a broad set of compounds for which in vivo (animal) safety data already existed. Key goals for this phase were to assess overall data quality and establish that the database was predictive of in vivo toxicity profiles. Initial analyses
'/>"/>

SOURCE Caliper Life Sciences, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Cell Therapeutics Presents Corporate Highlights at Invest Northwest Conference
2. Agendia Presents Data Supporting MammaPrints Predictive and Prognostic Power at 2009 St. Gallen Breast Cancer Conference
3. Commonwealth Biotechnologies Presents Data at Forensic Sciences Meeting Confirming Benefits of ZyGEMs DNA Extraction Technology
4. Prous Institute Presents Innovative Approach to Drug Discovery
5. PharmAthene Presents Data for SparVax(TM) and Valortim(R), a Novel Vaccine and Anti-Toxin for the Prevention and Treatment of Anthrax Infection at the 7th Annual ASM Biodefense Meeting
6. Avid Bioservices Presents Data From Manufacturing Successes Achieved With Single-Use Bioreactor Systems
7. ExL Pharma Presents The Pharmaceutical Managed Markets Insight & Marketing for the Pharmaceutical Industry Conference
8. ImQuest Presents IND-Enabling Safety Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetic Data for the Therapeutic HIV Compound IQP-0410 at Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
9. AngioGenex Presents Data on its Id Targeted Anti-Angiogenesis Inhibitors at Two Scientific Conferences
10. The EntreTech Forum Presents... Greening Of America - The Conversion of Bio-Agriculture, Bio-Energy, and Bio-Products to Eco-Sustainable Businesses
11. Cordex Pharma Presents New Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicines on January 29
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... January 15, 2014 This webinar ... on nonclinical and clinical safety assessment in biosimilars. ... guide a path for biosimilar drug development, however ... of biosimilarity with regards to quality, safety and ... of biosimilar drug development and registration, development strategies ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... NC (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ... an enhancement to its Online Web Portal for Life ... now have the ability to specify the subject matter ... nearly 50 life science sub-domains. This will help reduce ... and scientific fields, and decrease the likelihood of error. ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 ... – 11 p.m. , Location: Warrington Country Club, 1360 ... Hepatitis B Foundation, the only national nonprofit organization solely ... improving the quality of life for those affected worldwide, ... 11 at Warrington Country Club in Warrington, Pa. ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 ... initiated coverage of Alliqua, Inc. (OTCQB: ALQA). Alliqua ... and marketing proprietary products to serve the wound ... , In late 2012, Alliqua was restructured ... launched the company’s new strategy to become a ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Xtalks Life Sciences Webinar Examines Safety Assessment of Biosimilars 2DTS Improves Efficiency for Life Science Document Translations 2Hepatitis B Foundation to Host Annual Crystal Ball Gala 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3
... BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: BSTC), a ... today announced that it has received notification from The ... been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Global Market. ... 2009 on NASDAQ at market open under the symbol ...
... 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SemBioSys Genetics Inc. (TSX:SBS), a ... today announced it has received US$2,500,000 from MannKind ... the option agreement and issuance of 2,400,000 units ... The transaction provides MannKind with the option to ...
... Star Scientific (Nasdaq :STSI) announced today that its ... its Star Tobacco, Inc. subsidiary, recently completed a ... dissolvable smokeless tobacco to relieve cigarette withdrawal symptoms ... (NRT). The study, which included 49 cigarette smokers, ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Announces Listing on NASDAQ Global Market 2SemBioSys receives US$2.5 million from option agreement with MannKind for plant-produced insulin 2SemBioSys receives US$2.5 million from option agreement with MannKind for plant-produced insulin 3Star Scientific Announces Successful Completion of Product Satisfaction Study - Results Show Potential for Development and Manufacturing of New Pharmaceutical Product for Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Cessation 2Star Scientific Announces Successful Completion of Product Satisfaction Study - Results Show Potential for Development and Manufacturing of New Pharmaceutical Product for Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Cessation 3Star Scientific Announces Successful Completion of Product Satisfaction Study - Results Show Potential for Development and Manufacturing of New Pharmaceutical Product for Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Cessation 4
(Date:4/15/2014)... Biologists at UC San Diego have succeeded in ... hormone responsible for growth and resistance to drought. ... studies to determine how the hormone helps plants ... by the continuing increase in the atmosphere,s carbon ... achievement appears in the April 15 issue of ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... Looking at the question of how social behavior has ... universities in Mainz and Basel have gained new insights ... simply compete for food. Rather the siblings share what ... absent," explained Dr. Jol Meunier of the Evolutionary Biology ... University of Mainz (JGU). The team of biologists from ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... (April 15, 2014) The American Association of Anatomists ... All awards will be presented during the Closing ... Hotel on Tuesday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. during ... , The 2014 award winners are: , ... PhD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Biologists develop nanosensors to visualize movements and distribution of plant hormone 2Sibling cooperation in earwig families gives clues to early evolution of social behavior 2American Association of Anatomists 2014 award winners 2
... Spanish scientists have analysed the temperature and salt levels of ... the evolution of each variable. Their research shows that, since ... hotter and saltier, and that, since the 1990s, this process ... deep layer of the Western Mediterranean increases by 0.002C, and ...
... Miami (UM) has been selected to receive a $1.4 ... to strengthen the UM undergraduate science education program. The ... will use the resources to help attract first-generation college ... sciences to pursue careers in science. , "HHMI ...
... of Oxford and Royal Holloway University of London have discovered that ... works best if applied to young plants and is enhanced by ... (20 May) in the open-access journal PLoS Pathogens . ... is a common method for controlling a variety of insect ...
Cached Biology News:Temperature and salt levels of the Western Mediterranean are on the increase 2UM receives 5th consecutive Howard Hughes Medical Institute grant for science education 2Study uncovers optimal ecology of bioinsecticide 2
...
Rabbit polyclonal antibody to NMDA NR2B [Tyr1336]...
ImmunoPure Plus Immobilized Protein G, , , , Support: Cross-linked 6%, beaded agarose , Capacity: > 20 mg human IgG/ml of gel ...
Mouse monoclonal antibody to FMN2 - formin 2...
Biology Products: