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PharmSource Adds New Capabilities to the PharmSource ADVANTAGE Online Service

The PharmSource ADVANTAGE online service has added two new capabilities to its interactive database of more than 1,000 contract service providers. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) April 22, 2009 - PharmSource Information Services Inc., a respected provider of business intellig...

Frost & Sullivan Sees Microdosing as Compelling Advantage for Big Pharma

LONDON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Microdosing or Phase 0 clinical testing has been gaining acceptance and might become an imperative phase of the drug development process in the years to come. The emergence of niche capability providers in preclinical testing and technology dependence is also expect...

OGX-011 Shows Overall Survival Advantage in Prostate Cancer Compared to Standard Therapy in a Randomized Phase 2 Study

First-line trial currently shows median overall survival of 27.5 months for OGX-011 in combination with docetaxel and prednisone and a 16.9 months overall survival for docetaxel and prednisone alone. Achievement of survival benefit milestone results in release of ...

NxStage Announces Streamline(TM) Blood Tubing Set Supply Agreement with Renal Advantage Inc.

LAWRENCE, Mass., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that its Medisystems Division has signed a long-term product supply agreement with Renal Advantage Inc. ("RAI"), the fourth largest...

MedicareCRM(TM) to Speak at IIR Medicare Advantage Congress

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for International Research (IIR) has selected Founders Ron Oritz and Patrick Phillips to lead a workshop on actual case studies about ways Medicare Advantage plans can increase compliance using a Web-based integration of operations, achieving n...

Farmers Across the U.S. Realize Double-Digit Yield Advantage From DEKALB(R) Corn Seeds With Triple-Stacked Traits

DEKALB Genetics Show More Than 12 Bushel Per Acre Yield Advantage in Key Maturity Zone ST. LOUIS, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harvest data from across the United States showed that farmers who used DEKALB(R) corn seed stacked with YieldGard VT Triple(TM) from ...

BIAS Achieves Certified Advantage Partner Level in Oracle PartnerNetwork

BIAS Now One of a Select Group in North America with this Elevated Partner Status ATLANTA, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- BIAS Corporation, an Oracle System Integrator, today announced it has achieved Oracle Certified Advantage Partner status in the Oracle PartnerNetwork...

Technology cycles from advantage to necessity to disadvantage

In the last couple years, many organizations tried to stretch the serviceability of their technology infrastructure. Rather than spending money to upgrade, they figured they could make do with what they had in place. Has that hesitation to upgrade technology hurt their viability and overall compe...

Schneider Logistics Helps Manufacturers Secure Competitive Advantage

GREEN BAY, Wis. Schneider Logistics help manufactures manage some of the most complex, efficient and profitable supply chain logistics networks in the world. The company will now offer Boston-based Optiant's PowerChain suite to help companies save millions of dollars with improved supply chain a...

TomoTherapy sees sustained market advantage

Madison, Wis . - Fred Robertson doesn't pretend to be a fortune teller, but he believes his company, TomoTherapy, will be setting the standard in radiation therapy for some time to come. Robertson, chief executive officer of TomoTherapy, exudes confidence that the Hi-Art System, the company's...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

... scientific experts. In total, the EFRC initiative represents a planned DOE commitment of $777 million over five years. EFRC researchers will take advantage of new capabilities in nanotechnology, high-intensity light sources, neutron scattering sources, supercomputing, and other advanced instrumentation, m...

Microbix Sales Grow 22% For Nine Months

...luenza vaccine manufacturing facility. The Hunan group have proposed to self-finance Phase I and begin construction by the second quarter of 2010. The advantage of this plan is to remove the need for the first round of financing, allowing the program to be initiated at a critical time. Semen Sexing Techno...

OncoGenex Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...domized phase 2 trial was 23.8 months compared to 16.9 months for patients treated with docetaxel alone -- a 6.9 month observed survival advantage for the OGX-011 arm. The unadjusted hazard ratio (HR), a measure used to compare the death rates between treatment groups, was 0.61, rep...

UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute

..." said Eric Collins, president and CEO of MediSens. "The collaborative and innovative environment within the CNSI facility is an important competitive advantage for MediSens in our mission to bring to market products that improve millions of lives." The UCLA on-campus Technology Incubation Program at the C...

Microbia Names John McCarthy to Senior Management Team

...ence-based companies from research and development-focused organizations to broad commercial entities will be vital as we accelerate our plans to take advantage of the large-scale market opportunities afforded by our technologies." "I'm very pleased to be joining Microbia at this important time i...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces launch of Quill SRS product codes for laparoscopic gynecology procedures

...urgeons or through robotic assistance. The primary advantage of Quill SRS for laparoscopic procedures is the ab...ally invasive approach for the procedure. A second advantage is to minimize or eliminate the need for a third h...nique in order to deal with tissue recoil. A third advantage of Quill SRS is that the even distribution of tens...

DOR BioPharma Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for orBec(R) for the Treatment of Chronic Gastrointestinal GVHD

...roviding a seven-year term of market exclusivity for orBec((R) )upon final FDA approval, orphan drug designation also positions DOR to be able to take advantage of a wide range of financial and regulatory benefits, including government grants for conducting clinical trials, waiver of expensive FDA user fees fo...

Biotech Hot in July Driven by Positive Drug Data and Acquisitions

...ared with patients taking standard treatment plus placebo. The study involved more than 860 patients in Asia, South America and Eastern Europe. Taking advantage of its strong share value, the company is planning a public offering of over $310 million. Other major biotech movers included: - Targacept c...

AEterna Zentaris Partner, Keryx, Announces Agreement with FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment for Phase 3 Trial with Perifosine (KRX-0401) for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

...ailability of funds and resources to pursue R D projects, the successful and timely completion of clinical studies, the ability of the Company to take advantage of business opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, uncertainties related to the regulatory process and general changes in economic conditions. ...

Millions Flowing into Medical Real Estate

...ion in healthcare real estate. “We believe this allows us to take advantage economic conditions that exist today,” Tom Gibson, one of the firm&rs...his is an opportunity for our company and the investors in the fund to take advantage of that.” This month’s edition of HREI also includes covera...

PROTOMED SA Chooses HyperWorks to Simulate Implantable Medical Devices

...duct design, advanced engineering software, grid computing technologies and enterprise analytics solutions, Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com . ...

UCR scientists manipulate ripples in graphene, enabling strain-based graphene electronics

...ples can strongly affect graphene's electronic properties, and not always favorably. If the ripples can be controlled, however, they can be used to advantage in nanoscale devices and electronics, opening up a new arena in graphene engineering: strain-based devices. UC Riverside's Chun Ning (Jeanie) Lau ...

St. John's Hospital Acquires Latest Technology in Robotic-Assisted Surgery

...like normal laparoscopic surgery, the surgeon has a full-range of motion and the same direct eye-hand instrument alignment found in open surgery. "The advantage to robotic surgery is that surgeons can operate in a very small incision as if our hands are right there," said Dr. Schwartz. St. John's ha...

New geothermal heat extraction process to deliver clean power generation

...'s overall electrical generating capacity by 2050. Click to watch PNNL's Pete McGrail describe the process. PNNL's conversion system will take advantage of the rapid expansion and contraction capabilities of a new liquid developed by PNNL researchers called biphasic fluid. When exposed to heat brought ...

Dow AgroSciences, Monsanto Complete U.S. and Canadian Regulatory Authorizations for SmartStax Corn; Plans Set to Launch Seed Platform on 3 Million- to 4 Million-Plus Acres

...said Robb Fraley, Monsanto Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President. "The 5 percent refuge for SmartStax will give farmers a tremendous advantage to increase whole farm corn yield 5 to 10 percent. This is a key early step in our commitment to helping farmers sustainably double yields by 2030 to ...

Understanding Managed Markets: Effective Market Research Structures & Activities to Maximize Payer Access & Insights

...needs of third-party payers. A well-structured MMMR group facilitates a relationship between bio-pharma and third-party payers that offers competitive advantage to both parties. Sample key findings that emerged from this research are the following: Don't Wait Until It's Too Late to D...

Magellan Diagnostic Businesses to Feature Automated Systems and Diagnostic Tests at Clinical Lab Expo

...r blood, sterile body fluids, and mycobacteria detection, as well as Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) susceptibility testing. With a proven "tough-bug" advantage and reduced time to detection, Trek designed the VersaTREK system to improve patient care. Its unique two-bottle approach uses the same bottle set for...

Cellular Dynamics International In-Licenses Key Patent Portfolio for Using Stem Cell-Derived Cells in Drug Testing

... to our recently announced in-licensed patent portfolio from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, the IUPUI agreement ensures that we have a commercial advantage in this area, providing our customers with the comfort that they are unencumbered when they do business with us." Brad Fravel, business deve...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves World Class Independent Test Results in Killing Life Threatening Spores/Organisms

...s. A room temperature, cold, sporicide/sterilant with the rapid kill demonstrated by Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade will provide a huge economic advantage for future users. By delivering a safe easy to use and a much quicker turn around time for total sterilization of equipment and facilities, BioNeutral...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

... Terrorist organizations sometimes have an advantage in the media. A new study by Dr. Yaniv Levyatan of the University of Haifa,...f Israel's National Security College, describes how our side can regain the advantage in this arena too. "Information warfare" plays a crucial role in the s...

Nanopillars promise cheap, efficient, flexible solar cells

...optically active semiconductors in arrays of nanoscale pillars, each a single crystal, with dimensions measured in billionths of a meter. "To take advantage of abundant solar energy we have to find ways to mass-produce efficient photovoltaics," says Ali Javey, a faculty scientist in Berkeley Lab's Material...

UCR physicist receives highest honor US government gives young scientists or engineers

...rt is the active involvement of high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, especially minority and women, in her cutting-edge research, taking advantage of the ethnic diversity of UCR's student population and local communities. She is a founding faculty member of the UCR Undergraduate Research Journal....

OncologyRx Care Advantage(TM) Specialty Pharmacy Passes $15 Million Milestone in Patient Financial Assistance

... support for drug co-pays since the launch of Care advantage in August 2006. "We are thrilled that we have...." In the last eight months, OncologyRx Care advantage has helped more than 1,300 patients receive more t... important today than ever before. OncologyRx Care advantage works with various foundations to find co-pay assi...

Researchers enlist DNA to bring carbon nanotubes' promise closer to reality

...ications of this work," says Jagota. "What does this say about how DNA interacts with nanomaterials? Will they be harmful inside the body? Can we take advantage of the interaction for therapeutic applications? It's a big open field." ...

PharmSource Releases White Paper on Role of U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in the Bio/Pharma Industry

...mSource's deep industry expertise and analyses to help them make smarter strategic business decisions. About PharmSource ADVANTAGE PharmSource advantage online service is one of the industry's most respected outsourcing information web portals for serious consumers of information on contract drug devel...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

...lu and its potential to mutate - "Constant, random mutation is the survival mechanism of the microbial world. Like all influenza viruses, H1N1 has the advantage of surprise on its side." At the same time, the second and third global cases of Tamiflu-resistant swine flu were reported. Significantly, the third...

Burrill & Company Invests in Taiwan Liposome Company

...tration in Asian markets. The company's ovarian and breast cancer treatment, Lipo-Dox, is already marketed in Taiwan. "We believe that TLC's core advantage of applying proprietary drug delivery technology to extend product lifecycles with performance improvements enables TLC to develop and commercialize n...

China Clean Energy Provides Business Update

...ax ("VAT") refund for biodiesel made from waste vegetable oil has not been finalized. The Company is monitoring the situation and will proceed to take advantage of this incentive once the provincial government provides more clarity. About China Clean Energy: China Clean Energy, through its wholl...

AEterna Zentaris: New Data Published on its Ghrelin Antagonist Compound, AEZS-123 (JMV2959), Supports its Use in Alcohol Addiction

...bility of funds and resources to pursue R&D projects, the successful and timely completion of clinical studies, the ability of the Company to take advantage of business opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, uncertainties related to the regulatory process and general changes in economic conditions. ...

How much is life worth? The $440 billion question

...50,000 Americans who die of cancer annually by 1 year. To address the issue, the commentators recommend that studies powered to detect a survival advantage of two months or less should test only interventions that can be marketed at a cost of less than $20,000 for a course of treatment. Every life is o...
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