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ImmunoVaccine Technologies Partners With Scancell to Advance DNA Vaccine Delivery

HALIFAX, NS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ - ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a Canadian vaccine development company, has signed an agreement with UK-based Scancell Ltd., the operating company of Scancell Holdings Plc (SCLP.PL), which is developing therapeutic cancer and infectious disease vaccines. T...

BP and Verenium Announce Vercipia Biofuels to Advance the Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP and Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM ) today announced that its 50-50 joint venture company will operate under the name Vercipia Biofuels, and plan to relocate its corporate headquarters to Florida. Vercipia continues to foc...

Champions Biotechnology Partners with Do-Coop Technologies to Advance Its Novel Oncology Compound Into Biomerk Tumorgraft(TM) Testing

BALTIMORE, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Champions Biotechnology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSBR), a company engaged in the development of advanced preclinical platforms and tumor specific data to enhance the value of oncology drugs, has established a collaboration with Do-C...

iZumi Bio and Pierian Merge to Form iPierian to Advance Cellular Reprogramming

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BOSTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- iZumi Bio, Inc. and Pierian, Inc. today announced they have merged to form a new company, iPierian, Inc. Building on the iZumi infrastructure and vision, the company is focused on the application of cellular reprogramming to change the...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation Partner to Develop Cell Lines to Advance Research

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) have partnered in an initiative to develop stable and immortalized Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (WM) cell lines that would be made widely ...

Expanding Indiana's Breakthroughs in Health Information Technology (Exibhit Indiana): Initiative to Advance the State's Health IT National Leadership and Assets Launched to Bring More Awareness to Sector

INDIANAPOLIS, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As the federal economic stimulus package moves to fund leading applications of health information technology (HIT), Indiana sits in the pole position. The Hoosier state boasts one of the strongest health IT sectors anywhere in the United States today with f...

ImmunoVaccine Technologies Partners with FIT Biotech to advance a therapeutic HIV vaccine

HALIFAX, NS, May 26 /PRNewswire/ - ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a Canadian vaccine development company, announced a research partnership with FIT Biotech, a Finland-based, clinical stage company that develops DNA vaccines. This research will formulate FIT Biotech's GTU(R) MultiHIV DNA pl...

Biotechnology Company, Replikins Ltd., Provided Advance Warning of Mexican H1N1 'Swine Flu' Virus Outbreak

BOSTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Replikins Ltd. published a FluForecast(R) warning in April 7th, 2008, a year before the recent Mexico and California H1N1 cases. The company was able to state the likelihood of H1N1 outbreaks based on its patented Replikin Count(TM) genomics technology, which exami...

Cellectricon and BioFocus DPI Advance High Throughput ion Channel Drug Discovery

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellectricon, a leading provider of automated screening solutions for drug discovery, today announced its collaboration with BioFocus DPI, a contract research organization with leading expertise in ion channel screening. BioFocus DPI will utilize Ce...

Biotechnology Company Provided Advance Warning of Mexican H1N1 "Swine Flu" Virus Outbreak

Replikins, Ltd. published a FluForecast® warning in April 7th, 2008, a year before the recent Mexico and California H1N1 cases. The company was able to state the likelihood of H1N1 outbreaks based on its patented Replikin Count™ genomics technology, which examines specific regions in v...

ULURU to Present Clinical Evidence and Advanced Research on Altrazeal at the Society for Advance Wound Care Conference for 2009

ADDISON, Texas, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE Amex: ULU ) announced today that clinical evidence on the treatment of wounds using Altrazeal(TM) along with pre-clinical and physical data on Altrazeal(TM) and Altrazeal(TM) Silver will be presented at the annual Society ...

DuPont and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Collaborate to Advance Crop Insect Control, Increase Yield

DuPont and the Institute of Plant Protection of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (IPP/CAAS) today announced they have entered into a multi-year, exclusive research collaboration to improve in-plant insect control to help increase yield in crops of worldwide agricultural importance. ...

DuPont Partners with Indonesian Center for Rice Research to Advance Hybrid Rice

Partnership Will Increase Productivity to Meet Growing Global Demand Jakarta, Indonesia (PRWEB) March 16, 2009 -- DuPont and the Indonesian Center for Rice Research (ICRR) today announced an agreement that grants DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred access to test and ...

AMDL, Inc. Enters Into Collaboration Agreement to Advance Development of Its AMDL DR-70 (FDP) Cancer Test

Partnership to validate enhanced version of DR-70 cancer test TUSTIN, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ADL), a US-based pharmaceutical company with major operations in China, announced today it has entered into a collaborative agreement with Mayo Clini...

23andMe and mondoBIOTECH Partner to Advance Research of Rare Diseases

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- 23andMe , Inc., an industry leader in personal genetics, and mondoBIOTECH AG, a Swiss research company dedicated to the development of treatments for rare diseases, today announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that they...

DuPont and Athenix Collaborate to Advance Insect Control in Corn, Soybeans

DuPont and Athenix today announced they have entered into a research collaboration to improve insect control in corn and soybeans. Des Moines, Iowa and Research Triangle Park, NC (Vocus) January 15, 2009 -– DuPont and Athenix today announced they have entered into...

Jatropha World 2009 Advance Access: Surprisingly Candid Interview Series Examines Biofuel Predictions Compared to Fossil Fuels

In line with Jatropha World Asia 2009, scheduled 16-17 February in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, an exciting series of interviews with top Jatropha decision makers have been scheduled. Kicking off the series, a question and answer session was held with Pradip Bhar, Chief Executive Officer and Managing ...

Clemson researchers advance nanoscale electromechanical sensors

CLEMSON Clemson physics professor Apparao Rao and his team are researching nano-scale cantilevers that have the potential to read and alert us to toxic chemicals or gases in the air. Put them into a small handheld device and the potential is there for real-time chemical alerts in battle, in indus...

Jatropha World 2009 Advance Access: Surprisingly Candid Interview Series Examines Biofuel Predictions Compared to Fossil Fuels

In line with Jatropha World Asia 2009, scheduled 16-17 February in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, an exciting series of interviews with top Jatropha decision makers have been scheduled. Kicking off the series, a question and answer session was held with Pradip Bhar, Chief Executive Officer and Managing ...

J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers Publish Significant Advance in Genome Assembly Technology

Advance Allows for More Efficient Construction of Synthetic Genomes ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit genomic research organization, have published a paper describing a significant advance in genome ass...

Nuvelo and ARCA biopharma Advance Toward Completion of Merger

SAN CARLOS, Calif. and BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvelo, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVO ) and ARCA biopharma, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company developing genetically-targeted therapies for heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases, today announced that a speci...

Aldrich(R) Releases Materials Science Catalog That Includes Products to Advance Sustainable Energy and Nanotechnology Research

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aldrich, a division of Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ), has released its new "materials by application" Materials Science catalog. The catalog features more than 4,000 products for research in Alternative Energy, Organic Electronics, Metal & Cerami...

Clemson researchers advance nanoscale electromechanical sensors

CLEMSON Clemson physics professor Apparao Rao and his team are researching nano-scale cantilevers that have the potential to read and alert us to toxic chemicals or gases in the air. Put them into a small handheld device and the potential is there for real-time chemical alerts in battle, in indus...

Alfacell Hires Advisors to Advance Strategic Alternatives

SOMERSET, N.J., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alfacell Corporation (Nasdaq: ACEL ) announced today that its board of directors has approved the engagement of Oppenheimer & Co. as a financial advisor in connection with the company's pursuit of available strategic alternatives to enhance s...

Dartmouth researchers advance cellulosic ethanol production

Hanover, NH A team of researchers from Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering and Mascoma Corporation in Lebanon, N.H., have made a discovery that is important for producing large quantities of cellulosic ethanol, a leading candidate for a sustainable and secure alternative to petroleum-derived...

Concentric Medical(R) Announces Co-Marketing Agreement With InTouch Health(R) to Advance Acute Ischemic Stroke Care

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in devices for clot removal in ischemic stroke patients, announced today that it has entered into a co-marketing agreement with InTouch Health to facilitate the advancement of stroke care in the U.S. Con...

Molecular Biometrics Announces Results of Parkinson's Disease Research and Receipt of Grant From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Advance Diagnostic Technology

New research demonstrates proof-of-concept for diagnosing Parkinson's disease using non-invasive, biospectroscopy technology Michael J. Fox Foundation awards grant to Molecular Biometrics for further development of Parkinson's diagnostic CHESTER, N.J. and MONTREAL, Au...

AMT Makes Important Advance in the Development of its Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B -Company Accesses Technology to Prevent Immune Response

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, today announced that it obtained a license from 'TIGET' San Raffaele Telethon Institute For Gene Therapy, Italy, to use their micro-RNA t...

NeoStem Announces Private Placement Financing to Advance Marketing Campaign; Financing Includes Investment from New England Cryogenic Center

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (Amex: NBS ), which is pioneering the pre-disease collection, processing and long-term storage of adult stem cells for future medical need, today announced a private placement financing in a total amount of $900,000, which includes a st...

Battelle Collaborating With Korean Partners to Advance Energy Efficiency and Health and Life Sciences Initiatives in Korea

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Developing a strong pharmaceutical industry is a key issue in Korea. So much so, that Battelle-Korea, Battelle, Chuncheon City, Gangwon Province and YuYu Inc., intend to collaborate and address the issue. A Korean corporation named International...

Raven biotechnologies Announces Collaboration With Monogram Biosciences to Advance Diagnostic Cancer Technologies

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raven biotechnologies, inc., a privately held company focused on the discovery and development of monoclonal antibody therapeutics (MAbs) for cancer announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Monogram Biosciences, Inc.,...

U-Md. Researchers Report Advance in Biological Microfactories for Drug Research

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cross-disciplinary research team at the University of Maryland has shown for the first time that their microscopic drug research platform can produce the chemical reactions needed to test potential drugs. After researchers pl...

Raven biotechnologies and Bioprocessing Technology Institute Announce Collaboration to Advance Discovery of Stem Cell Antibodies

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and SINGAPORE, April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raven biotechnologies, inc., a privately held company focused on the discovery and development of monoclonal antibody therapeutics (MAbs) for cancer, and the Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI), today announced a co...

IC Sciences Launches ICS Alliance to Advance Development and Adoption of Informatics Instruments for Next Generation Healthcare

BOSTON, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- IC Sciences Corporation announced today the launch of the company's alliance membership program, ICS Alliance ( http://www.icsciencesalliance.com ). During the past two years, IC Sciences has been developing components for the newly launched membership pro...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. Enters Agreements to Advance Clinical Pipeline

Acquires Rights from UCSD to Develop Cysteamine for the Treatment of NASH Enters Convivia(TM) Formulation and Manufacturing Agreement with Patheon Pharmaceuticals NOVATO, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. ("Raptor" or the "Compa...

Memory Pharmaceuticals Refocuses to Advance Development and Clinical Programs

-Expands PDE10 Collaboration with Amgen- -Company to Host Conference Call at 9:00 A.M. EDT- MONTVALE, N.J., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Memory Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: MEMY ) today announced that it has realigned its operations, reallocated its resources...

International Confocal Microscopy Working Group Established to Advance Practice of Reflective Confocal Microscopy

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Confocal Microscopy Working Group, an independent group of medical professionals and students, has been formed as a means to promote the betterment and increased use of reflective confocal microscopy (RCM) in patient care. The W...

Siemens and National Jewish Medical and Research Center Form Strategic Alliance to Advance Shared Vision of Personalized Medicine

Institute for Advanced Biomedical Imaging to Be Constructed at National Jewish MALVERN, Pa., and DENVER, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With a shared vision of a more personalized medicine, Siemens Healthcare and National Jewish Medical and Research Center ha...

Follica Raises $5.5 M To Advance New Treatment for Androgenetic Alopecia Into the Clinic

BOSTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Follica Inc., a privately held developer of a novel therapy for androgenetic alopecia (male and female pattern hair loss caused by androgens in genetically susceptible men and women) and other hair follicle disorders, today announced a $5.5 million Series A finan...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Remains on Track to Advance its Three Lead Clinical Programs in 2008

-Five New Clinical Trial Sites Recently Initiated To Support Ongoing Trials- -Clinical Data Expected in 2008 from Seven Ongoing or Planned Clinical Trials, Including Four Phase II Trials in Major Disease Indications- -Revenues Plus Cash On-Hand Expected to ...
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