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Signalife Achieves $1.98 Million Sales Orders Thus Far

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Signalife announced today that it has received orders for the sale of nearly $2,000,000 (two million dollars) of Fidelity 100 units thus far in its initial sales push being led by new management. Signalife, which anticipates additional sales orde...

In biotech competition, Wisconsin isnt first but its far from last

MADISON Wisconsins technology industry is often compared unfavorably to the tech-based economy in Minnesota, a state with more venture capital investments, more college graduates and a long history of spinning out entrepreneurial companies. For the most part, our Minnesota envy is justified but n...

Learning how far your message reaches by Googling yourself

CHICAGOIf you buy into the concept that any ink is good ink and if you believe that name and brand recognition is the first step to sales, then its worth a couple minutes a month to Google yourself. I have a huge media department. Its almost an entire hanging file folder in my office and an ...

Financing of biotech companies so far in 2005: A Midwest odyssey

For a biotech company, raising money is a saga that never ends. Just as you complete a round, you have to do two things: execute on the timely achievement of key milestones you identified for your new investors and look at the structuring of your next financing and where and who the money will...

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

...rthwestern University (Evanston, IL) $19 million for five years to synthesize, characterize, and understand new classes of materials under conditions far from equilibrium relevant to solar energy conversion, storage of electricity and hydrogen, and catalysis. University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN...

SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...rofen and pseudoephedrine lead products while also supporting our existing alliances. We have made significant reductions to our operating expenses so far this year and are continuing to evaluate additional areas to further minimize our burn rate." Total revenues, which consist of royalty revenue ...

PDI Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

...x months, respectively, we are working diligently to improve the Company's financial position and are optimistic that these efforts will pay off. Thus far in 2009, we have implemented a number of initiatives to advance PDI to a more solid competitive stance, including leveraging and expanding our core CS...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ther, in March 2009, Cadence discontinued the development program for its omiganan product candidate and has incurred a limited amount of expense thus far during the year as it completes the regulatory requirements for this program. As of June 30, 2009, Cadence held cash and cash equivalents of $...

CuraGen Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...doing or liability with respect to the claims asserted in the class action suits, unfortunately, the monthly costs of defending against these lawsuits far outweighed the benefits of continued litigation. Therefore, we have agreed to the terms of a settlement, which will include additional disclosure in ...

Aztech Controls Introduces Standardized Gas Sticks for Semiconductor Tool Hook Up

... needed for tool hook up. This delays the customer's production and compromises the ability to meet demand and revenue projections. The cost of delays far exceed the gas stick cost, but have been the norm until Aztech's new proactive and innovative supply model. Aztech has developed an offering of mo...

Vistaar and the Professional Pricing Society Partner to Present Premier Symposium for Pricing Practitioners

...try thought leaders Reed Holden and the Professional Pricing Society to present what's shaping up to be one of the most successful pricing events thus far in 2009." About Professional Pricing Society Founded in 1984, the Professional Pricing Society serves thousands of members, representing lea...

Muscular protein bond -- strongest yet found in nature

...irm that in the direction that corresponds to muscular contraction and relaxation, the titin-telethonin complex is the strongest protein bond found so far in nature. When force was applied in different directions, the proteins of the complex slid apart. The bond can be compared to a mechanical hook that ...

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

... and resources trying to contact patients for critical follow-up care, or tracking down results for record-keeping, reporting, or compliance purposes. far simpler to administer than traditional blood-lead tests, the LeadCare II blood-lead testing system can use a capillary or venous sample, can be combin...

New Scientific Worldview 'Biocentrism' Featured in The Huffington Post - #1 Weblog in the World

...hair off our head, right? Once again, puzzles of science -- and a string of new scientific experiments -- are forcing a rethink of the world that goes far beyond anything people think is possible. Biocentrism explains how life is not a mere accident of physics, but rather is essential to the existence of...

Scientists discover repulsive side to light force

...ereas out-of-phase light beams repel each other in this case." These light forces may one day control telecommunications devices that would require far less power but would be much faster than today's conventional counterparts, Tang said. An added benefit of using light rather than electricity is that...

Finesse Solutions Forges Agreement With Leading Biotechnology Company for Single-Use Technology Exploration

...d,"We are delighted to have the efforts of world-class scientists at Biogen Idec help refine our technologies and focus our development. This will go far in helping to optimize our products using actual cell culture platforms." Dr. Thomas Ryll, Director Bioprocess Development at Biogen Idec, sa...

Sparta Systems' TrackWise(R) Solution Delivers Workforce Training and Learning Initiatives for Cangene Corporation

...conomy has challenged leading biopharmaceutical organizations to find new ways to innovate in the industry. Employee training and learning has become far more than a routine aspect of daily operations at life sciences companies -- the need to educate the workforce is now a crucial component to maximizin...

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

...while conducting business in emerging markets. "[After all, it is far easier to start a compliance program before commencing work overseas than it is to implement one retroactively, but it is also far more cost-effective to implement and run a compliance program than it is to...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

... counts! In this letter I will show you where in the world, outside of the far East, we already have a potent reservoir of bird flu just waiting to "meet"...tant strains of the virus could possess virulence and other properties that far exceed those of the current strains. We believe the therapeutic and longer...

High-Tech 'Smart' Face Mask Helps Hong Kong Families Combat Swine Flu

...y alive for many hours, greatly increasing the likelihood of cross-contamination. When compared to the tight-fitting N95 face mask, the BioMask(TM) is far superior in terms of efficacy, comfort and breathability. As part of the CE testing process, the BioMask(TM) was sprayed with live aerosolized ...

Unexpectedly long-range effects in advanced magnetic devices

...rial directly under the grid lines showed the pinning effect, but, quite unexpectedly, so did the uncovered material in regions between the grid lines far removed from the antiferromagnetic material. "This pinning effect extends for maybe tens of nanometers down into the ferromagnet right underneath," ex...

Gerresheimer Sells Technical Plastics Business

...focus on the core business of pharma & life science," says Dr. Axel Herberg, CEO of Gerresheimer AG. The Technical Plastics business has so far been part of Gerresheimer Wilden GmbH. Complex injection-molded plastic components for the automobile industry are manufactured by around 430 employee...

FDA Inspects Hovione's API Manufacturing Plant in Macau

... been the object of 16 FDA inspections, with 6 at the Macau site since it started to operate in 1986. This inspection reflected that FDA is looking in far greater detail to aspects like "Quality by Design" and "Supply Chain Management". The thoroughness of the inspection and its ability to make an assess...

Scientists create first electronic quantum processor

...m computing is enormous. But he cautions it will still be some time before quantum computers are being used to solve complex problems. "We're still far away from building a practical quantum computer, but this is a major step forward." ...

Elsevier Releases Results of Alternative Energy Research Leadership Study Identifying Top 25 Institutions Worldwide

.../photovoltaic," explained Kevin Boyack, Senior Development Advisor for Elsevier A&G, study analyst and webcast presenter. "Not only is Germany not far behind in terms of the number of papers in this topic group, it is ahead of the United States when it comes to the percentage of papers in distinctive...

The MedZilla Report: May 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...positions eliminated. Pharmaceuticals, conversely, announced relatively few layoffs compared to the previous six months.     By far the largest layoff in May was announced by Medtronic, who, according to the Associated Press, faced a 69 percent drop in profits after fourth quarter ...

AFFiRiS AG: 1st Place in Venture Capital & Private Equity Awards for MIG Fonds and AFFiRiS

...evelopment of candidates for therapeutic vaccines against Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and atherosclerosis - in other words, against diseases that have so far seemed unsuitable for treatment by vaccination, but that represent markets worth billions. Vaccine candidates for four further undisclosed chronic dis...

NeoStem Featured in Business Week; 'Promising' Adult Stem Cell Market Discussed in Fortune-CNNMoney.com Article

...e currently the only type of stem cells used in transplants to treat diseases, such as cancers like Leukemia," and adds, "Furthermore, researchers are far closer to commercializing drugs based on adult stem cells than any product based on embryonic stem cells." To read the Fortune/CNNMoney.com story...

Berlin Heart Inc. Receives FDA Orphan Product Development Grant

...ricular assist device INCOR(R), which has been designed for long-term application in adult patients. The longest the device has supported a patient so far is more than five and a half years and ongoing. INCOR is not FDA approved, but widely used in Europe. Contact: Linda Buerk Manager Mar...

BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB

...t of BD MGIT(TM) reagents. BD's TB diagnostic technologies utilize liquid culture, a key "standard of care" TB testing protocol that provides results far faster than traditional, solid media culture. The liquid culture test, widely used in modern research settings, is particularly effective for stemming...

AEterna Zentaris to Report Data from Safety Study of Phase 3 Program in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia with Cetrorelix Ahead of Schedule

...atic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common diseases of aging men - affecting more than 20 million men in the United States - but its etiology is far from being completely understood. Data from ongoing research suggest BPH and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are more complex conditions than once...

Nanopoint Applies CE Mark to Its cellTRAY(R) Imaging and Microfluidics Systems

...tation, provide robust data collection and utilize far less space on a scientist's bench top. Nanopoint's...consumables. The CT-2000 requires the culturing of far fewer cells per day, uses significantly less reagent per experiment, generates far less biohazard waste, and provides extended time-l...

Australia: Face Mask That Kills Swine Flu Readied for Australian Pandemic Fight

... stay alive for many hours, greatly increasing the likelihood of cross-contamination. When compared to the tight-fitting N95 face mask, the BioMask is far superior in terms of efficacy, comfort and breathability. As part of the CE testing process, the BioMask was sprayed with live aerosolized Infl...

DNA2.0 Awarded US Patents for Breakthrough Gene Optimization Technology -- Company's Unique Algorithm Enables Expression Yields up to 50 Times Greater than Competing Approaches

...e of this successful and powerful approach to optimize sequences for expression in any organism. "Our overarching gene design technology is far more effective than traditional codon optimization techniques that simply use codon biases of native genes," said Claes Gustafsson, VP of Sales a...

AEterna Zentaris Opens Extended Study for Cetrorelix in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

...atic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common diseases of aging men - affecting more than 20 million men in the United States - but its etiology is far from being completely understood. Data from ongoing research suggest BPH and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are more complex conditions than once...

The World's Smallest Hero! Rexin-G, Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Cancers

...Imagine if you will, a tiny particle that can travel freely within the human body seeking out cancerous tissues and metastatic tumors that have spread far and wide. Imagine an entire army of these tiny nano-particles seeking out and accumulating to high concentrations within the flagrant, otherwise intr...

Industry Professionals Get Schooled in Real-World Oncology Issues at NCCN Academy

...nd discussion about how key stakeholders, including industry, can create mutually successful working relationships. The scope of the subject matter is far reaching and ranges from the science and business of oncology; to the future of oral chemotherapy and biologics; to frank discussions about cancer pol...

ClearTrial to Chair Session at DIA 45th Annual Meeting on "Effective Operational Planning for Adaptive Clinical Trials"

...als become more prevalent, their operational planning challenges often remain overlooked in the clinical development process. Adaptive trials place a far greater burden on the initial trial design, ranging from understanding the potential for changes in resource allocations and demands in areas such as ...

Biomimetic-engineering design can replace spaghetti tangle of nanotubes in novel material

...itself. Buehler and Xu demonstrate that a simple geometric structure a branched-tree hierarchy of at least two branches sprouting off each branch is far more effective at heat dissipation than the non-hierarchical "spaghetti" of most existing CNT-based material. They show that a single fiber (or bra...

Biotech Shows Glimmer of an Upward Trend

...9. On the basis of its positive clinical data and strengthening share price the company raised $221 million, the second best biotech financing deal so far this year, to help fund the manufacture and sale of Provenge. "While the industry overall is still going through tough times, and we predict it i...
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