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NASA Extends Bioastronautics Contract With Wyle for Total Value of $976 Million

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has exercised a $201 million second option on a contract with Wyle to provide continuing support to the Space Life Sciences Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The option extends the contract to April 30, 2013. The work will be do...

GeneThera Extends its Reach Overseas

Results from Pharma Finance 2009 ARVADA, Colo., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeneThera, Inc. (OTC: GTHR.PK). GeneThera, as a service and responsibility to our shareholders, is addressing our recent events. GeneThera Inc. recently attended Pharma Finance 2009, a Biotechnology, Medic...

Insmed Announces That NASDAQ Further Extends Temporary Suspension of Minimum Bid Closing Price Rule

RICHMOND, Va., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insmed Inc. (Nasdaq: INSM ), a developer of follow-on biologics (FOB) and biopharmaceuticals, today announced that on Monday, March 23, 2009, NASDAQ issued a notice further extending the suspension of the rules requiring a minimum $1 closing bid ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Extends Subsequent Offering Period for Indevus Shares Until 5:00 pm EDT on Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Announces that Approximately 89.3 Percent of Outstanding Indevus Shares Have Been Accepted for Purchase CHADDS FORD, Pa., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) announced today that, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 13, 2009, approximately 71,00...

BVF Acquisition LLC Extends Avigen Tender Offer to April 3, 2009

NEW YORK, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- BVF Acquisition LLC (the "Purchaser"), an affiliate of Biotechnology Value Fund L.P. ("BVF"), which has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGN ) ("Avigen") for $1.00 per share, announced today that i...

BVF Acquisition LLC Extends Avigen Tender Offer to March 6, 2009

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- BVF Acquisition LLC (the "Purchaser"), an affiliate of Biotechnology Value Fund L.P. ("BVF"), which has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGN ) ("Avigen") for $1.00 per share, announced today that i...

BioMed Realty Trust Extends Leases With Vertex Pharmaceuticals Through 2015

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR ) announced today the signing of two lease extensions in Cambridge, Massachusetts with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, totaling over 292,000 square feet at BioMed's 40 Erie Street (also known as Vertex's Corpo...

GlaxoSmithKline Reduces Minimum Tender Condition and Extends Tender Offer To Acquire Genelabs Technologies, Inc.

LONDON, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK ) announced today that it has reduced the minimum tender condition and extended its previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Genelabs Technologies, Inc. (N...

GlaxoSmithKline Extends Tender Offer for Genelabs Technologies, Inc.

LONDON, and PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (LSE/NYSE: GSK ) announced today that it has extended its previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Genelabs Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNLB ), for $1.30 in cash per...

NASDAQ's Temporary Suspension of Minimum Bid Closing Price Rules Extends Insmed's Compliance Date to March 20, 2009

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insmed Inc. (Nasdaq: INSM), a developer of follow-on biologics and biopharmaceuticals, today announced that as a result of the recently disclosed temporary suspension of NASDAQ's minimum bid closing price rule (the "Minimum Bid"), NASDAQ has info...

Ziehm Imaging Extends its Training Offer

Ziehm Academy - New Courses on the Practical Implementation of Intra-Operative Imaging NUREMBERG, Germany, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- After the successful start of the worldwide Ziehm Academy Education Program at the beginning of the year, Ziehm Imaging, provider of...

Gore's Legacy of Innovation Extends From Products to Processes

Gore PharmBIO Products Launches Unique Online Configurator For the Bioprocess Industry ELKTON, Md., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Gore PharmBIO Products has launched an industry first -- an online interactive design tool that provides step-by-step instructions for design...

Sun Pharmaceutical Extends Tender Offer for Taro

MUMBAI, India, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Reuters: SUN.BO, Bloomberg: SUNP IN, NSE: SUN PHARMA, BSE: 524715) today announced its subsidiary, Alkaloida Chemical Company Exclusive Group Ltd. (Alkaloida), has extended the Expiration Date of the Tender Offer for th...

FDA Extends Review Timeline for Ustekinumab Biologic License Application Three Months

HORSHAM, Pa., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Centocor, Inc., today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the review timeline for the Biologic License Application for ustekinumab, a subcutaneous biologic therapy, by three months to December 2008. The application, filed...

Microbes, Inc. Extends Warrant Tender Offer

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Microbes, Inc. today announced that it has extended its current offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding Class B Common Stock Purchase Warrants, Class 1 and Class B Common Stock Purchase Warrants, Class 2 until 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Fri...

Congress Extends 2007 Reimbursement Rates for Radioimmunotherapies for 18 Months

SEATTLE, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced that the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008, as passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on June 24, 2008 and the U.S. Senate on July 9, 2008, would continue th...

Unilever Extends Their GeneGo MetaCore License

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading systems biology tools company, announced today that Unilever extended its license to GeneGo products. Unilever uses systems analysis tools for research in its consumer goods and skin care product development. "Unilever was o...

Rentschler Biotechnologie Extends Capacities for Mammalian Cell Culture Manufacturing

Laupheim, Germany – June 20, 2008 / b3c newswire /  - Rentschler Biotechnologie, a leading full-service contract manufacturing organization (CMO) for the development and production of biopharmaceuticals in mammalian cells, started operation of a 2,500 L multi-process production suite....

Symmetry Medical Extends 10-K Filing Beyond April 14, 2008 Target

WARSAW, Ind., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA ), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopedic device industry and other medical markets, today announced that the filing of its 2007 Annual Report on Form 10-K with the Securities and Ex...

Gerson Lehrman Group Extends Partnership With BIO to Provide Scientific Expertise for the First Annual BIO National Venture Conference

Conference will be held April 22-23 at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Massachusetts NEW YORK, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Gerson Lehrman Group, the world's leading marketplace for expertise, and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced an extension ...

Ingenuity Systems Extends Enterprise-Level Software Agreement With GlaxoSmithKline

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingenuity Systems, the leading provider of information solutions for life science researchers, has announced that they have extended and expanded their existing license agreement with GlaxoSmithKline for access to Ingenuity Pathways Analysis (IPA)...

Actavis Receives Approval for Irinotecan Hydrochloride Injection; Extends US Portfolio with First Injectable Product

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -. Actavis Group, the international generic pharmaceuticals company, has received approval for Irinotecan Hydrochloride Injection from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. Distribution of the product will begin immediately. Irinotecan Hydrochloride Inje...

Evotec Extends Ongoing Collaboration With CHDI Worth up to US$ 37 Million

Three-Year Extension for Integrated Drug Discovery Support in the Search of Novel Drug Candidates for the Treatment of Huntington Disease HAMBURG, Germany, OXFORD, England and LOS ANGELES, California, February 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evotec AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT) today annou...

Netsmart Technologies Extends Relationship with Manatee Glens for Enterprise Behavioral Health Software Solutions

Agency's Transition to Netsmart's Avatar Software Platform Further Solidifies Netsmart as Leader in Behavioral Healthcare Solutions for Florida GREAT RIVER, N.Y., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Netsmart Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-wide softwa...

GSK Extends GeneGo License and Adds New Products

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading systems biology tools company, announced today that GSK has extended their licensing agreement with GeneGo and have added additional capability. This will provide GSK researchers in Bioinformatics, R&D and clinical studies wit...

Roche Extends Tender Offer for Ventana

BASEL, Switzerland, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roche (OTCQX: RHHBY; SWX: ROG.VX; RO.S), a world-leading healthcare provider of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, announced today that it has extended its offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Ventana Medical Systems, Inc....

NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces an Increase in Tender Offer Price for Its 3.0% Convertible Notes Due 2008 and Extends Expiration Date Until October 17, 2007

BEDMINSTER, N.J., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: NPSP ) announced today that it has amended the terms of its cash tender offer with respect to its outstanding $171.8 million in aggregate principal amount of 3.0 percent convertible notes due 2008. Under the...

Organon Extends MetaCore License and Adds MetaLink

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading systems biology tools company, announced today that Organon, the human health care business unit of Akzo Nobel, have extended their GeneGo software and database licenses. In addition to extending their MetaCore license, Organo...

NASA Extends Cooperative Agreement With NSBRI

HOUSTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center has awarded a five-year, $120-million extension of its cooperative agreement with the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, also known as NSBRI, of Houston. Under the extension, the institute and NASA's Human Resear...

MichBio Announces Expo Tours; Extends Deadline for Innovator Showcase Applications

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- MichBio, the association for Michigan's life sciences industry, announced the tour schedule for its upcoming MichBio Expo October 16-17 in Lansing. Guided tours will be available to Expo attendees from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Day 1 of the Expo, Oct...

Roche Extends Tender Offer for Ventana

BASEL, Switzerland, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SWX: ROG.VX; RO.S), a world-leading healthcare provider of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, announced today that it has extended its offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: VMSI ) to 5:0...

Small-Tree extends G5 networking platform to G4, Windows and Linux

Inver Grove Heights, Minn The two- and three-port Gigabit Ethernet cards that Small Tree Communications formerly made only for the Apple G5 platform have arrived for G4, Windows and Linux machines, the Minnesota-based company announced Monday. "There are many multiple platform configurations ...

Alumni Association extends database help to university

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has dropped a PeopleSoft database for tracking alumni in favor of a system the Wisconsin Alumni Association has used for 12 years. Schools and colleges can access alumni information through the associations database, a custom software system based on a d...

`Single-sales factor' extends tax treatment to tech, service firms

Madison, Wis. - The two-year state budget signed into law Monday by Gov. Jim Doyle will sharpen the competitive edge of many Wisconsin technology firms by changing how corporate income from out-of-state sales is taxed, according to the Wisconsin Technology Council. With bipartisan support fr...

Third Wave says patent extends IP reach

Madison, Wis. Third Wave Technologies said on Tuesday that a patent it has just been granted will significantly increase the value of its intellecual property in the U.S. The patent covers a combination of Third Wave's Invader line of genetic analysis products with a type of chain reaction ...

TomoTherapy extends reach to Germany

Madison, Wis. - TomoTherapy, Inc. , producer of the Hi-Art radiation therapy device, is expanding its product reach to Germany. The University Clinic Heidelberg will be the first of four major university hospitals to treat cancer patients with the Hi-Art System, a machine that combines on-...

NimbleGen extends research market reach

Madison, Wis. - NimbleGen Systems, Inc. , a supplier of high-density microarray products and services, is preparing to access new markets through newly obtained intellectual property rights from Affymetrix Inc. , a Santa Clara, Calif. firm The license agreement will allow NimbleGen to commer...

Sigma-Aldrich Acquires ChemNavigator, Inc., to Provide Researchers With Industry-Leading Chemical Compound Selection and Procurement Services

...lopment, for Sigma-Aldrich. "This acquisition enables Sigma-Aldrich to provide the research community with an efficient, seamless discovery offer that extends from virtual selection to compound delivery." "Joining Sigma-Aldrich brings ChemNavigator's database and cheminformatics tools to a broader sc...

Beckman Coulter Completes Acquisition of Olympus' Lab-Based Diagnostics Business

...testing, announced today the completion of the acquisition of Olympus' lab-based diagnostics business. This acquisition, first announced in February, extends Beckman Coulter's leadership position in Chemistry and Automation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031202/BECLOGO ) ...

Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreements For Additional $700,000 In Financing

...ory and ischemic diseases. Senesco takes its name from the scientific term for the aging of plant cells: senescence. Delaying cell breakdown in plants extends freshness after harvesting, while increasing crop yields, plant size and resistance to environmental stress. The Company believes that its technology...
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