Politicians to Drive on Straw-Based Bioethanol at the Climate Change Conference
COPENHAGEN, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- When world political leaders are being transported all over Copenhagen during the United Nations Climate Change
Conference in December 2009, environmentally friendly fuel will power their vehicles. Members of the Partnership for Biofuels, a co-operation bet...
Modigene Shareholders Approve Company Name Change and Other Proposals at Annual Meeting
-Company's New Name is PROLOR Biotech, Inc.-
-Will Now Trade under New Ticker PBTH-
-Shareholders Approve Re-Election of Board of Directors and Other Proposals-
NES-ZIONA, Israel, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Modigene Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MODG) today announced that shareho...
FDA Approves Labeling Change for VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII to Include Supplementary Clinical Data Supporting Efficacy at 13 Hours Postdose in Children Aged 6 to 12 with ADHD
ADHD symptom control demonstrated from the first time point measured (1.5 hours) through 13 hours postdose
PHILADELPHIA, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the US Food and Drug Adminis...
FDA Approves Label Change for Non-Invasive Fibroid Treatment
TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec Ltd. announced
today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a label
change for the company's ExAblate(R) 2000 MR-guided Focused Ultrasound
(MRgFUS) system for the treatment of women with non-hysteroscopically
PharmaNet Development Group Gives Notice of Anticipated Fundamental Change and Merger to Holders of Its Convertible Notes
PRINCETON, N.J., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. (the "Company" , "PDGI" or "PharmaNet") (Nasdaq: PDGI ), a leading provider of clinical development services to innovative pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug and medical device companies, announced tha...
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces time change of conference call and webcast
VANCOUVER, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP), a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company, today announced a time change
of its fourth quarter and year end conference call. The call will take place at 10:00 AM ET (7:00 AM ...
Amicus Therapeutics Announces Change to Board of Directors
CRANBURY, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD ) announced today that Stephen Bloch, M.D., General Partner with Canaan Equity Partners, has resigned from the Company's Board of Directors effective February 17, 2009. Dr. Bloch served as a member of Amicus' bo...
Shire plc: Change to Director's Details
PHILADELPHIA and DUBLIN, February 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc
(LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company,
announces that Mr Matthew Emmens, non-executive Chairman of Shire, has been
appointed President of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated with imme...
Leading Canadian Scientist to speak at UN Climate Change Conference
Dr. David Dennis will Outline How Technology Can Solve Pressing Food,
Fuel Problems of the 21st Century
KINGSTON, ON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ - Dr. David Dennis, FRSC, CEO of Performance Plants Inc. (PPI), is one of four leading experts speaking at a side event at the United Nations...
Exiqon A/S Announces U.S. Subsidiary Name Change From Oncotech, Inc. to Exiqon Diagnostics, Inc.
COPENHAGEN, October 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exiqon today announces
the adoption of the name Exiqon Diagnostics for its U.S. subsidiary to
signal the company's commitment to expanding its business to a broad
offering in molecular and cellular-based diagnostics that guide treatment
Immureboost Inc Announces a Change of Name to Fountain Healthy Aging Inc
LOS ANGELES, California, September 5 /PRNewswire/ --
- Exchange: OTCBB
Immureboost Inc. announced on September 5th 2008 a name change
Fountain Healthy Aging Inc.
Fountain Healthy Aging Inc. said this approval follows the earlier
approval of the name change
by the Board of Directors an...
SAFC Hitech(TM) Successfully Demonstrates Device-Quality GST Precursors For Phase Change Memory Applications
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAFC Hitech(TM), a focus
area within SAFC(R), a member of the Sigma-Aldrich Group (Nasdaq: SIAL ),
today announced that it has made significant progress in developing
Germanium Antimony Telluride (Ge(x)Sb(y)Te(z) or GST) precursors for use in
BioElectronic's ActiPatch(TM) Product Chosen as 'One of 9 Medical Breakthroughs That May Change Your Life'
FREDERICK, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ActiPatch(TM), the
product marketed by Bioelectronics Corp. (Pink Sheets: BIEL), is changing
the face of medicine and the way we heal. Recently chosen as "One of 9
Medical Breakthroughs That May Change
Your Life," by MedicalHeadway.com,
National Stem Cell Holding, Inc. Announces the Change of Its Name to Proteonomix, Inc.
MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Stem Cell
Holding, Inc. (OTC: NHGI - News) today announced that it is taking steps to
change its name to Proteonomix, Inc. The change
will also entail a change
in its trading symbol.
Michael Cohen, President/CEO, stated: "Our new ...
Betting on Change - The Venture Forum in 2008
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Shining a spotlight on the
ever-growing field of life sciences, Larta Institute's 14th Annual Venture
Forum will provide a ray of hope in the midst of the dark backdrop of the
current economy. This year the Forum has the unparalleled opportunity to
NuRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Change of Ticker Symbol to NUXP, Reverse Stock Split Now in Effect
IRVINE, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NuRx Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NURX pre split, NUXP post split) today announced
that on May 9th, the Company's 1-for-4 reverse stock split became
effective. The Company has been informed by the Over The Counter Bulletin
Notice of Time Change for Alexion's Presentation at the Bank of America 2008 Health Care Conference
CHESHIRE, Conn., May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexion
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN ) today announced that the time of
Alexion's presentation at the Bank of America 2008 Health Care Conference
in Las Vegas has been changed to 4:00 p.m., local time (7:00 p.m., eastern)
on Tuesday, May...
Dancing With the Stars' Drew Lachey and Novo Nordisk Launch Dancin' to Change Diabetes National Video Contest
PRINCETON, N.J., May 6 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: ABC's Dancing with the Stars champion Drew Lachey has teamed up with Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, to launch the first national online video contest to increase diabetes awareness, Dan...
Amylin Pharmaceuticals Announces Time Change to Previously Announced Presentation at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference
SAN DIEGO, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) today announced it has re-scheduled its presentation
time at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference in Key
Biscayne, FL to Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT.
Leadership Change to Enable Arpida to Become a Fully Integrated Pharmaceutical Company
REINACH, Switzerland, April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arpida Ltd.
(SWX: ARPN) today announced that Dr Jurgen Raths will succeed Dr Khalid
Islam as Chief Executive Officer. Dr Jurgen Raths commands extensive
knowledge in the commercialisation of drugs for the treatment of severe
Microbia Announces Name Change to Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Microbia, Inc. today
announced that it has changed its name to Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The ironwood is a long-lived tree that thrives in the harshest desert
environment, with some trees surviving as long as 1,500 years. Known as a
As Billions in Blockbuster Drug Revenue Goes Off Patent, Life Sciences Companies are Challenged to Fundamentally Change Future R&D Strategies, According to New Deloitte Report
NEW YORK, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical
companies currently challenged with replacing the $65 billion worth of
product expected to go off patent in the next four years must dramatically
rethink their R&D models for future success, according to a new report
Abt Associates Clinical Trials Announces Name Change to Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Inc.
Reflects Full Scope of Integrated Global Services
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Abt Associates Clinical
Trials today launches under a new name, Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Inc., a
wholly owned subsidiary of Abt Associates Inc. The company will continue to
Nanoscience will change the way we think about the world
Blacksburg, Va. -- The ubiquity of mineral nanoparticles in natural waters, the atmosphere, and in soils and their intriguing properties provide Earth scientists with another dimension in which to understand our planet.
So states a team of scientists from seven universities in a review article ...
Researchers engineer new polymers to change their stiffness and strength when exposed to liquids
CLEVELAND -- An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the departments of macromolecular science and engineering and biomedical engineering at the Case School of Engineering and the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center has published ground-breaking work on a new...
Wyeth Announces Executive Change in Finance Organization
-- John C. Kelly Named New Controller --
MADISON, N.J., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE )
today announced the promotion of John C. Kelly to Vice President and
Controller, Wyeth, effective March 28, 2008. Mr. Kelly replaces Paul J.
Jones, who is retiring afte...
3SBio Inc. Announces Change to the Board of Directors
SHENYANG, China, Feb. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 3SBio Inc.
(Nasdaq: SSRX ) ("3SBio" or "the Company"), a leading China-based
biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and
marketing biopharmaceutical products, today announced that Mr. Mingde Yu
has been ...
Eisai Announces Change in U.S. Submission Schedule for E7389 New Drug Application
TOKYO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Co., Ltd.
(Headquarters: Tokyo, President & CEO: Haruo Naito) and Eisai's U.S.
subsidiary, Eisai Corporation of North America (Headquarters: New Jersey,
the United States, Chairman & CEO: Hajime Shimizu), today announced a
change in ...
Healthcare Technologies Ltd. Announces the Change of its' Name to "NexGen Biofuels Ltd"
NEW YORK, January 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Healthcare Technologies
Ltd., (NASDAQ: HCTL ) (the "Company") today announced that the Israeli
Registrar has approved the change
of its' name to NexGen Biofuels Ltd.
The Company changed its name to more clearly reflect its new business,
ProMed Alliance International Inc. Corporate Name and Trading Symbol Expected to Change Effective Tomorrow
BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biomedtex Inc. (Pink
Sheets: BMDX.PK) ("The Company") a life science development company,
announced today: BIOMEDTEX INC: The Company's mission is to identify, evaluate and assess a broad
spectrum of global medical technologies, and healthca...
Biomira announces plan to change name to Oncothyreon
EDMONTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Biomira Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOM )
(TSX: BRA) (the "Company") today announced that, as part of the Company's
previously announced plan to reincorporate in the United States, it intends
its name to Oncothyreon Inc. The name change
3 strikes, you're out? Refiling of Amendment to Change Constitution to Criminalize Stem Cell Cures Shows Trouble with Anti-Cures Cause
'They've gotten the science wrong. They've gotten the law wrong. Why should we trust them to get cures right?'
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Missouri Coalition for
Lifesaving Cures responded today as opponents of stem cell cures refiled
their measure yet again, ...
Sysmex Announces Clinical Laboratory Software Name Change
MUNDELEIN, Ill., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc. and its
subsidiary Sysmex Canada, Inc. today announced a rebranding of its
information system product offering from MOLIS WAM to Sysmex WAM. The new
name supports the recent announcement of the company's new Sysmex brand
Bioheart, Inc., Announces Management Change
SUNRISE, Fla., July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bioheart, Inc.,
(Nasdaq: BHRT ) a company committed to delivering intelligent devices and
biologics that help monitor, diagnose and treat heart failure and
cardiovascular diseases, announced today that Doug Owens, Director,
Clinical Affairs, wi...
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Announces Organizational Change
- Andreas Krebs Named President of Europe/Middle East/Africa and Canada -
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth
Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today the
appointment of Andreas Krebs, 50, to President - Europe/Middle East/Africa
and Canada, eff...
Microsoft scientist highlights urgent need for new computer models to address climate change
Two papers published in the journal Science today* by Microsoft Research ecologist Drew Purves together with research colleagues at Princeton University and universities in Madrid, Spain, highlight how an improved understanding of forest dynamics is needed to better predict environmental change. T...
MiMedx Group Announces Post-split Name Change
TAMPA, Fla., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc.
(OTC Bulletin Board: MDXG), formerly known as Alynx, Co. (OTC Bulletin
Board: AYXC), today reported that the contemplated reverse stock split and
the redomestication from Nevada to Florida and related name change, to
Support Regulatory Change to Boost Wisconsins Biotech Sector
Wisconsins business leaders in biotechnology and genetic testing know well the importance of federal regulations on analyte-specific reagents (ASRs), essentially the active ingredients of many genetic tests. Recent efforts to reform to these regulations could provide exciting opportunities for Wis...
Domesticating the change beast
is pretty easy. If you're the new exec, people practically expect changes in the organization chart, the vendor list, or in some "key business process." If you're a technologist or a specialist, you don't have to wait too long before there's an upgrade, a new product or some other ...
Dont rely on information technology to change corporate culture
With electronic productivity and communications tools now ubiquitous, organizations of all types are eager to harness their potential to promote more effective communication and collaboration among workers. While these new capabilities have an important role in organizations, the belief that tech...