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New Report - Prospering in a Down Market: Strategies for Life Science Suppliers

ARLINGTON, Va., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BioInformatics, LLC announces availability of its newest report, Prospering in a Down Market: Strategies for Life Science Suppliers. In this report, BioInformatics, LLC ( www.gene2drug.com ), the premier research and advisory firm serving the life scie...

Jonathan Lewis, M.D., Ph.D. Steps Down From Delcath Systems Board of Directors

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) today announced that Jonathan Lewis, M.D., Ph.D., has stepped down from his position as a director of the Company, effective December 2, 2008. Dr. Lewis advised the Company that his decision to leave the Delcath bo...

"Put Down the BBQ Ribs, We've Found You a Donor Heart," Nurse Tells Patient : Ohio Father near Death Gets Second Chance at Life with CardioWest™ temporary Total Artificial Heart

After a six-year battle with heart disease that included numerous medications, trips to the emergency room and surgery to implant a pacemaker, 40-year-old Jim Fijalkovich found himself in the Intensive Care Unit at an Ohio hospital. Both sides of his heart were dying and he was in desperate need ...

Water purification down the nanotubes

Nanotechnology could be the answer to ensuring a safe supply of drinking water for regions of the world stricken by periodic drought or where water contamination is rife. Writing in the International Journal of Nuclear Desalination, researchers in India explain how carbon nanotubes could replace...

BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Buys Down Royalties for Peyronie's Disease

LYNBROOK, N.Y., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase based products, announced today that it has signed an agreement to significantly improve the deal terms related to its...

Shire Ltd.: Robin Buchanan to Step Down as Non-Executive Director on Completion of Term of Office

BASINGSTOKE, England and PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire Limited (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company announces that non-executive director Robin Buchanan, due to his other commitments, will step down from the Board of Di...

Verenium Explores Bacterial Genes Inside Termite Guts to Understand How Wood is Broken Down and Converted to Energy

- Study findings published in November 22 issue of Nature - - Company partners with CalTech and DoE for first system-wide gene-analysis of microbial community focused on plant lignocellulose degradation - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: ...

Physicists pin down spin of surface atoms

Berkeley -- Scientists who dream of shrinking computers to the nanoscale look to atomic spin as one possible building block for both processor and memory, yet setting the spin of an atom, let alone measuring it, has been a challenge. Now, University of California, Berkeley, physicists have succ...

AMT CEO Ronald Lorijn Steps Down

AMSTERDAM, January 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today that Dr. Ronald H.W. Lorijn will for personal reasons retire as chief executive officer, effective February 1, 2009. Prof. Sander van D...

'Move to AMITIZA' Advertising Campaign Underscores the Power of Not Letting Chronic Constipation Slow People Down

Ads Creatively Depict the Predictable Relief Provided by the Only Commercially Available Prescription Treatment for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in Adults DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. and Sucampo Pharmaceutica...

Sonic Foundry to Webcast Bridge Arch Floating Down Mississippi

MADISON, Wis.-- Sonic Foundry, Inc. , a rich media solutions company, today will broadcast live a unique Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) project using the companys Mediasite Live system. In a rare engineering feat, WisDOT will float the entire arch of the new Mississippi River Br...

Choice of next UW president comes down to matching skills with the challenge

MADISON Heres how a truthful employment ad for the job of University of Wisconsin President might have read: HELP WANTED Major Midwest university system seeks a chief executive officer who can multi-task and keep the following groups happy: Board of Regents, professors, academic staff, studen...

Third Wave reports down quarter, which CEO calls temporary

Madison, Wis. Third Wave Technologies Inc. reported a loss of $4.4 million on revenues of $7.1 million for the quarter that ended March 31, attributing the shortfall to the timing of large orders and slow sales of a line of reagents. Third Wave makes clinical molecular diagnostic products, ...

Renaissance earnings down 46 percent

Wisconsin Rapids Even solid revenue growth could not prevent Renaissance Learning, Inc. from posting disappointing earnings during the first quarter of 2006, and as a result the company will drop some unprofitable education software programs, CEO Terrance D. Paul said Tuesday. Renaissance i...

Cracking down on identity theft

Last year, 53 million Americans had their personal information stolen. What's worse is that many of these people have no idea that their date of birth, social security number, or credit card information may have been compromised, so they don't take the proper steps to protect themselves, their bu...

Merge president steps down in wake of shareholder suits

West Allis, Wis. - In the wake of shareholder lawsuits alleging violations of federal securities law, the board of directors of Merge Technologies, Inc. has accepted the resignation of company president and CEO Richard Linden. Bill Mortimore, who founded the company and served as its chief e...

Merge execs step down following investigation

West Allis, Wis. - After conducting a lengthy financial investigation in response to litigation by shareholders, Merge Healthcare has announced the resignations of three executives, including the company founder, and the discovery of material errors in its financial statements. The stock mar...

Eau Claire business contest down to 7 applicants

Eau Claire, Wis. - Seven emerging companies in the Chippewa Valley are vying for up to $10,000 in cash, $25,000 in low-interest loans and, eventually, a needed dose of public awareness as part of the 2006 "Create Your Own Business Plan" competition sponsored by the Eau Claire Area Economic Devel...

Doctor using new media to break down barriers

Madison, Wis . - As any gaming guru will tell you, using technology to foster relationship building is hardly a new idea. For the medical profession, however, it might represent a revolution. Fred Kron probably has never been identified as a revolutionary, but he might be in the process of beco...

An upside down view of the future

New Zealand . Lush, green, and blessed with majestic mountains, fertile valleys, sulfurous lava fields, and breathtaking water views. Oh, and a couple million sheep. After a day-and-a-half on airplanes (thank God I was able to fly business class), my weary, Northern hemispheric-orientated body t...

Dunn to step down as Medical College dean

Milwaukee, Wis. - Michael J. Dunn , who has served as executive vice president and dean of the Medical College of Wisconsin for the past 12 years, has announced that he will step down from the position until a successor is named. Dunn, 70, will become a distinguished professor in the Medic...

Breaking down Wisconsin's angel capital numbers

Madison, Wis. - Investments in early-stage Wisconsin companies topped $100 million last year, but the average size of each deal might point to some interesting investment patterns. The figures were outlined in a recent report titled Risk Capital in Wisconsin: A Progress Report for 2006, which ...

Orion Energy turns the lights up and energy usage down

Plymouth, WI Orion Energy Systems announced on Tuesday that they have continued their trend of offering energy-efficient lighting with the introduction of their newest model in the Illuminator Series of commercial lighting products. The new lights which offer 50 percent more light at half the e...

Midwest VC investment up in 2004, but number of deals down

Last week, we looked at venture capital performance in the U.S. during 2004. We also took a look at how well the Midwest garnered its share of this investment as well as how the life science industry performed. Though I had hoped to give you a more detailed look at how the life science indust...

The future of work II: standard of working up, quality of work life down

Humans love to keep score. Nowadays there seems to be a scorecard or measurement index for just about everything from the cost of living to the cost of dying and everything in between. The problem with many of these measures is that they take a pure economic view of whatever is being measured. Bu...

Johnson Controls sales up, profits down

Milwaukee, Wis. Johnson Controls reported net income of $165 million for the quarter ending on December 31, down slightly from the $168 million it made in the same period a year ago. That was despite earnings growth bolstered by quarterly sales of $7.5 billion, up from $6.6 billion a year ago...

NeurogesX Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...." Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Total operating expenses for the second quarter of 2009 were approximately $5.4 million, down 23% from approximately $7.0 million in the same period of 2008. The decrease was primarily attributed to a decline of approximately $1.4 million in re...

ThermoGenesis Provides Update on Fiscal 2009 Results

...of the Company's new Res-Q(TM) 60 BMC ("Res-Q") System , $0.4 million in costs related to AXP device and disposable design enhancements and the write down of excess inventories at former AXP manufacturers, and $0.2 million in severance charges. In a separate press release today the Company announc...

SEQUENOM Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Highlights

...sts are on target for launches thereafter. down Syndrome Test - The company is evaluating both RNA and DNA approaches for a down syndrome test, and it is taking a rigorous and det... peer-reviewed journals prior to the launch of any down syndrome test that the company develops. ...

Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

...1% to $55 million). - Total product sales, including ADDERALL XR, were down 21% to $558 million, as ADDERALL XR product sales declined by 77%, or...for acquired inventories (1.4) - Write down of inventory and exit costs for DYNEPO - (5...

Shanghai ChemPartner and ELARA Pharmaceuticals Expand Drug Discovery Collaboration to a New Level

... further leverage ChemPartner's strong R&D capabilities from discovery to early development phase. We anticipate a stronger strategic partnership down the road as our program progresses." "We are very pleased to see that our services helped ELARA turn innovative research at a renowned academic...

Biotech Hot in July Driven by Positive Drug Data and Acquisitions

.... Recent announcements included: - Celera cut 80 employees or 13 percent of its workforce - Epix Pharmaceuticals entered bankruptcy and is winding down its operations. - YTD the Burrill Biotech Select Index is up 4 percent July Biotech Indices Index ...

Hoya Announces First Quarter Financial Results for FY2010

...er FY2009 ended March 31, 2009. Net income for the first quarter was down 81.8%, to 3.8 billion yen. Earnings per share for the quarter were 8.90 yen...reliminary and unaudited. *The yen amounts shown therein are rounded down to the nearest 100 million. About Hoya Corporation Hoya Corpo...

Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme (JWTP)

...nt. JWTP 2009 primary objective is to hand you the necessary tools to take your Jatropha project(s) to heights never dreamed possible. Time is winding down and you will want to sign up early as we expect available seats to fill up fast. Don't forget to register for JATROPHAWORLD TRAINING 2009 today" ...

Terrosa Technologies Assigned as Exclusive Reseller for Inclinicalperform CTMS/SaaS Clinical Trials Collaboration Software

...ration of on premise applications into subscription based services to drive down costs and make high quality software more available to companies of all siz...own as Cloud Computing. Enormous efficiencies are expected to quickly drive down the cost of application programs for everyone using this technology. Ab...

Bacteria pack their own demise

...he production of toxin and antitoxin comes to a halt and a time bomb starts ticking. Because the toxin is more stable than the antitoxin, it is broken down more slowly by the cell's clean-up mechanisms. Once the antitoxin is all gone, there is still enough toxin left to kill the bacterium. The upshot for...

Aztech Controls Introduces Standardized Gas Sticks for Semiconductor Tool Hook Up

...ch has developed an offering of more than 50 unique part numbers that meet all process tool control needs and can be delivered from inventory; cutting down valuable lead time and costs associated with current market channels. Aztech has proven its concepts with many of the world's largest micro-chip manu...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...oing competition from generics in Europe, and were down 4.3% at euro 353 million. First-half net sales of Eloxatin((R)) were down 5.7% at euro 697 million. In June 2009, the U.S. D...dy relative to the first quarter but were slightly down (by 2.2%) relative to the second quarter of 2008, ...

Kendle Realigns C-Suite Leadership to Drive Increased Innovation, Productivity and Organizational Efficiency

...leadership team as part of this realignment provides dedicated leadership for strategic technology and infrastructure enhancement initiatives to drive down overhead and deliver increased innovation, productivity and organizational efficiency, strengthening the Company's ability to deliver strategic outsou...

Amgen to Collaborate With GlaxoSmithKline to Commercialize Denosumab in Europe for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis (PMO)

...itis. Denosumab is the first late-stage investigational therapy that specifically inhibits RANK Ligand, an essential mediator of the cells that break down bone. With more than 19,000 patients in trials across indications worldwide, the denosumab development program is the largest ever initiated by Amgen...
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