Navigation Links
Johnson & Johnson Completes Acquisition of Cougar Biotechnology
Date:7/10/2009

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced it has successfully completed its acquisition of Cougar Biotechnology, Inc., a development stage biopharmaceutical company with a specific focus on oncology.

Johnson & Johnson's tender offer for shares of Cougar Biotechnology common stock expired at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) yesterday with approximately 20,148,930,000 shares tendered, representing approximately 95.9% of Cougar Biotechnology's outstanding common stock. The acquisition was completed yesterday through what is known as a "short-form" merger, without a vote or meeting of Cougar Biotechnology's remaining shareholders.

Cougar Biotechnology currently is conducting two Phase III trials for abiraterone acetate, a late stage, first-in-class compound for the treatment of prostate cancer. The first Phase III trial is testing abiraterone acetate in patients with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer who have progressed after docetaxel-based chemotherapy has failed. The second Phase III trial is studying abiraterone acetate in patients with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer who have yet to receive chemotherapy.

One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, and the disease accounts for 10 percent of cancer-related deaths in the United States.

Cougar Biotechnology now operates as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson and will work with Ortho Biotech Oncology Research & Development, a unit of Centocor Research & Development, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company.

"With the acquisition of Cougar Biotechnology and its talented team, we have strengthened our position in the global oncology market and our efforts to provide
'/>"/>

SOURCE Johnson & Johnson
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Legendary Earvin Magic Johnson Joins AFL/Signalife Cardiovascular Protection Team
2. Angiotech reaches agreement with Johnson & Johnson to settle outstanding patent litigation
3. Morria Biopharmaceuticals Plc Appoints Dr. Johnson Lau and Dr. David Sidransky to Board of Directors
4. Entry of Biogenerics and Decreasing Use of Amgens Epogen and Johnson & Johnsons Procrit Will Cause a $2.8 Billion Decline in the Drug Market for Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia by 2016
5. Johnson & Johnson Announces Changes to Accelerate Growth
6. Drugs from Johnson & Johnson/Basilea and Forest Are the Most Promising Antibiotics in the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Pipeline
7. Two-time Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson Joins the Team at CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank to Help Win the Race for Life
8. MultiVu Video Feed: Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute, LLC Launches New Training Center to Improve Community-Based Diabetes Care
9. Ortho Biotech Oncology Research & Development Unites Johnson & Johnson Biopharmaceutical Oncology R&D Assets
10. Craig Johnson Joins Ardea Biosciences Board of Directors
11. Migenix averts proxy contest; reaches agreement with DJohnson holdings
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... ... It is now possible to separate two common disorders: post-traumatic stress disorder ... according to researchers from Amen Clinics, UCLA, Thomas Jefferson University, and University of ... to be the largest brain imaging study ever, will be published on July 1, ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... 2015   Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a privately-held ... drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic ... G. Miller , M.D., Director of the Forbes Norris ... Medical Center in San Francisco, has been awarded a ... to help fund a Phase 2 clinical study ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... Apex Therapeutics announced today that company CEO, David ... , The presentation took place on Tuesday, June 16 and provided an ... of APX3330 for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. A copy of the company ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Resverlogix Corp. ("Resverlogix") (TSX:RVX) announced ... Resverlogix have approved the resolutions relating to: (i) ... 5,600,000 units at a price of $2.67 per ... comprised of one common share and 0.075358 common ... CAD$15 million; and (ii) the amendment to Resverlogix,s ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Brain Scans Can Tell Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury Apart According to New Research by Amen Clinics 2Brain Scans Can Tell Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury Apart According to New Research by Amen Clinics 3Brain Scans Can Tell Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury Apart According to New Research by Amen Clinics 4Investigator to Receive $1.5 Million Grant from the ALS Association to Help Fund Confirmatory Phase 2 Study of Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' NP001 2Investigator to Receive $1.5 Million Grant from the ALS Association to Help Fund Confirmatory Phase 2 Study of Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' NP001 3Investigator to Receive $1.5 Million Grant from the ALS Association to Help Fund Confirmatory Phase 2 Study of Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' NP001 4Apex Therapeutics Presented Company Overview at This Year’s BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, PA 2Resverlogix Corp. Shareholders Approve Matters Relating to Licensing and Equity Arrangement 2Resverlogix Corp. Shareholders Approve Matters Relating to Licensing and Equity Arrangement 3
... Wound Management Technologies, Inc., (OTCQB: WNDM | WNDM.PK) a ... the Company has signed a multi-year agreement with Omni ... products in select states in the southwestern U.S.  To ... sales of at least $650,000 and additional sales each ...
... Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced ... approximately $947,000 from the United States Department of Defense ... antibodies (mAbs) capable of neutralizing the toxic effects of ... a U.S. defense initiative to protect citizens against toxic ...
... Burton "Bubba" Gilliam, a famed Hollywood actor and ... Terra Biotech,s Nectr line of nutritional products. Bubba, who ... Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Gene Wilder, Andy Griffith, Jeff ... Baldwin, Michael J. Fox, Willie Nelson and more, says, ...
Cached Biology Technology:WNDM Signs $1.5 M Multiyear Regional Distribution Agreement 2WNDM Signs $1.5 M Multiyear Regional Distribution Agreement 3Morphotek Receives Grant to Support Development of Therapeutic Antibodies against Biowarfare Agents 2Morphotek Receives Grant to Support Development of Therapeutic Antibodies against Biowarfare Agents 3Terra Biotech Goes Hollywood with New Endorsement Burton 'Bubba' Gilliam 2
(Date:6/23/2015)... , June 23, 2015  Crossmatch™, ... and authentication solutions, today announced enhanced functionality of ... authentication solution.  The enhancements build on the ... the DigitalPersona Altus platform and provide expanded ... In today,s environment of increasing ...
(Date:6/18/2015)... OXFORD, Conn. , June 18, 2015 NXT-ID, ... biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market ... of a featured segment on "Money on the Mark", scheduled ... York City June 20 th . ... interview will be from 7:00 to 8:00pm EST. NXT-ID, Inc.,s ...
(Date:6/17/2015)... , and HILDEN, Germany , June 17, ... ; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today launched new Investigator ® ... forensic laboratories in the United States . ... simultaneously analyze multiple key genomic markers (short tandem repeats or ... Quality Sensor to evaluate the quality of DNA in each ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Crossmatch Releases Enhanced DigitalPersona Altus Advanced Authentication Functionality 2NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 2NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 3QIAGEN Launches New Genetic Fingerprinting Kits for U.S. Forensic Labs 2QIAGEN Launches New Genetic Fingerprinting Kits for U.S. Forensic Labs 3QIAGEN Launches New Genetic Fingerprinting Kits for U.S. Forensic Labs 4QIAGEN Launches New Genetic Fingerprinting Kits for U.S. Forensic Labs 5
... of chemistry and astronomy will use the unique laboratory ... chemistry from the restrictive bonds of Earth. The ... to explore new types of chemical reactions that occur ... will combine laboratory experiments, theoretical studies, and radio-telescope observations ...
... climate-related extreme rainfall events in the Great Lakes region may ... who depend on the lakes for their drinking water, according ... (Oct. 7, 2008) in the American Journal of Preventive ... trend toward extreme weather such as the monsoon-like rainfall events ...
... plant-eating fish are created equal. A report scheduled ... of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy ... of herbivorous fishes may be critical to restoring coral ... results from a long-term study that found significant recovery ...
Cached Biology News:Research center to free chemistry from Earth's bonds 2Waterborne disease risk upped in Great Lakes 2Waterborne disease risk upped in Great Lakes 3Diversity of plant-eating fishes may be key to recovery of coral reefs 2Diversity of plant-eating fishes may be key to recovery of coral reefs 3Diversity of plant-eating fishes may be key to recovery of coral reefs 4
Rabbit polyclonal to Bag5 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 9529 SwissProtID: Q9UL15...
AADAC Immunogen: AADAC (NP_001077, 201 a.a. ~ 301 a.a) partial recombinant protein with GST tag. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles *Available for distribution in the US only...
RNA polymerase sigma 70 Immunogen: Recombinant, full length protein. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles...
Gamma delta T Lymphocytes Purified Anti-Porcine clone MAC320, Isotype Rat IgG 2a , kappa, 0.1 mg Consult technical datasheet for details....
Biology Products: