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Moffitt Cancer Center Receives Prestigious SPORE Grant Worth More Than $10 Million

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded Dr. Gerold Bepler, program leader for thoracic oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center ( http://www.moffitt.org ), and his team a Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant in lung cancer. The grant...

Sales Contracts Worth $2.3 Million Signed Since 1 July 2008

Highlights: -- $1.2 million contract signed for Phase III schizophrenia study -- In total, nine sales contracts signed since 1 July 2008, worth $2.3 million -- $3 million in revenue already locked in for FY 2009 MELBOURN...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Awarded DTRA Contract Worth up to $44.4 Million to Develop Bavituximab for Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

- Five-Year Defense Threat Reduction Agency Contract Will Support Development of Bavituximab and Fully Human Equivalent as Potential Broad-Spectrum Anti-Viral Agents - TUSTIN, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM ), a cl...

CEO Addresses Fort Worth Business Leaders About Developing Pandemic and Business Continuity Plans

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- George Abercrombie, president and chief executive officer, Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., told more than 200 Fort Worth business leaders today at a Rotary Club of Fort Worth luncheon that the threat of a pandemic flu presents businesses with challenges unlike...

Virgin Atlantic Selects Rolls-Royce Engines to Power Its 787 Fleet in a Deal Worth $2.6BN

- Trent 1000 engines have been selected - New environmental partnership with Rolls Royce to focus on lower fuel burn SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, today announced ...

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...

ProMetic provides business update - Over $35 million worth of business secured in January

- Shipment of prion capture resin to MacoPharma in Q1 2008; - MacoPharma increased its forecast for P-Capt(R) filters sale in 2008; - Use of affinity prion adsorbent for plasma-derived products to generate in excess of $25 M over the next 5 years ...

PDS discovers golden opportunity In 323 dumpsters worth of trash

Craig Schiefelbein stands with one of his company's patented racks of computer components Who would have thought that there could be a business opportunity in helping IT administrators unpack cardboard boxes? Strange as it may seem, the opportunity does exist, and Craig Schiefelbein and his c...

Is your brand worth billions?

Is your brand valuation worth a billion dollars today? Maybe yes or maybe no, but it surely is worth something pretty big. At the end of the day, all the work you have put in pushing your name identity and your range of products and services in your marketplace adds up in an abstract space of the c...

Glue made from ethanol leftovers might be worth more than fuel

Madison, Wis. - Mixing up a batch of ethanol from alfalfa or switchgrass isn't nearly as efficient as creating it from corn, but that doesn't mean growing grass crops for fuel won't pay, says Paul Weimer. Rather than dwelling on finding ways to squeeze extra ethanol out of biomass from crops s...

Grants worth $800,000 help BellBrook Labs develop products

Madison, Wis. - BellBrook Labs has been awarded two federal grants totaling more than $800,000 for continued development of its enzyme screening product. The biotechnology company, which develops high throughput screening tools for the drug-therapy market, said the new grants include Phase I a...

Unique profiles, anecdotes increase Millionaire Womens net worth

Editors note: Teresa Esser will be joining WTN as a weekly columnist. Her column, The Venture Caf, will feature profiles, interviews, book reviews and opinion articles related to entrepreneurship and venture capital. Particular emphasis will be given to the psychology of entrepreneurship and the ...

Microbia Names John McCarthy to Senior Management Team

...organizations, raised approximately $200 million of incremental capital for the company and closed a unique strategic partnership with UK-based BP plc worth over $130 million of non-dilutive capital for the company. Prior to Verenium, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Xanth...

VIASPACE Pursuing Renewable Energy Business in Asia

...ximately 460 metric tons of biomass daily. At current prices of about $40-50 per ton for agricultural feedstock, a 30MW power plant uses about $20,000 worth of fuel each day, or more than $7.3 million a year. According to Kukkonen, biomass power plant operators typically look for 20-year fuel supply agreem...

Atherotech Taps Canyons Medical Center Director, Lipidologist as Chief Medical Officer

...st. The VAP Test has been identified by Forbes.com as one of "Ten Ways to Live Longer" and recognized by the Wall Street Journal as one of "Five Tests worth Paying For." The company also provides more than a dozen cardiovascular and metabolic testing panels, including C-Reactive Protein (hsCRP), ...

Growing Awareness and Increased Investments Lead to Growth of Biotechnology Applications in the Food & Beverage and Dietary Supplements Sector, Reveals Frost & Sullivan

...sense, the ability to tailor microbial enzymes to human benefit is what makes this technology so powerful. The total Indian F&B enzymes market was worth INR 88 Crore in 2008. The market grew at 11 percent from 2007 to 2008. The market, which saw an increasing trend from 2006 growing at almost 12 percen...

Celtic Pharma Holdings Announces Investment in Novacta Biosystems Limited

...data (usually at end of Phase II clinical trials). CP2 has already attracted investment from sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and high net worth individuals from many countries and continues to raise further capital. For further information, please visit our website at www.celticpharmaholdings...

Pharmaxis Closes Share Purchase Plan

....2 million from its Share Purchase Plan which closed on 24 June 2009. Shareholders of the company were given the opportunity to purchase up to $5,000 worth of shares each at the $2.35 price paid by institutional investors in the recent placement. A total of 1,584 shareholders participated in the pl...

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

...n'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 diseases are currently being developed by AFFiRiS AG. Asked about the success...

Light sensor breakthrough could enhance digital cameras

...imitation: they take poor pictures under dim light. One reason for this is that the image sensor chips inside cameras collect, at most, one electron's worth of current for every photon (particle of light) that strikes the pixel," says Ted Sargent, professor in U of T's Department of Electrical and Computer...

NeoStem Signs Agreement with Shanghai Corporation to Develop A Stem Cell Collection and Treatment Network in Shanghai, Taiwan and Other Targeted China Provinces

...rch and development and anti-aging therapies. It expects to open an additional healthcare center in Shanghai in the Spring of 2010, targeting high net worth individuals. The Network Agreement expands NeoStem's China-related activities, which are focused on moving forward regenerative medical therapies...

Pharmaxis Announces Placement of $47 Million and Share Purchase Plan

...ed to all Australian and New Zealand shareholders who hold shares as at 7.00pm on 1 June 2009 and will afford the opportunity to purchase up to $5,000 worth of fully paid ordinary shares at the placement price of A$2.35, without brokerage or transaction costs. The share purchase plan offer opens on 10 Jun...

AFFiRiS AG: Atherosclerosis Vaccine Development Receives EU Support

... itself is beginning to pay back as demonstrated by the licensing agreement worth EUR 430 million that we recently concluded with GSK Biologicals regarding t... clinical trials. Overall, the support provided to the project by the EU is worth several hundred thousand euros, while the two project partners are bearing ...

Synthetic Biology on the Rise

...e a powerful economic driver. The Utah-based life sciences firm, Beachhead Consulting, estimates that the synthetic biology research market (presently worth around $600 million) has the potential to grow to $3.5 billion over the next decade, while current estimates by the independent research and advisory ...

Structure of enzyme against chemical warfare agents determined

... in 1969, to date only about 20 unique structures have been solved, out of 50000 entries in the Protein Data Bank. " The effort has been absolutely worth it, " says Junior-Prof. Julian Chen, who published this work together with Dr. Marc-Michael Blum and Prof. Heinz Rueterjans. " Based on the results ...

Signostics Receives FDA Clearance for World's Smallest Ultrasound Product

...Market Assessment, the global personal ultrasound market is estimated to be worth around $3 billion, with the U.S. market worth about $1 billion. "Securing FDA clearance is a huge milestone for our ...

New Danish research shows how oil gets stuck underground

...later" according to Ass. Prof. Hassenkam. If we can manage to squeeze even a few percent more oil out of the seabed under the North Sea it could be worth millions of kroner for Denmark. Therefore Mrsk Oil and Gas AS on behalf of DUC (Dansk Un-dergrunds Consortium) along with Danish National Advanced Tec...

Circ Pharma Limited Enters Into Development Agreement for Chrono Tramadol With Elan Corporation Plc

...n the product. Currently the worldwide market for pain treatments is worth about US$26 billion and is forecast to grow to about $31 billion by 2011. In the US and Europe the moderate to severe pain market was estimated to be worth about $6.7 billion in 2007. The tramadol market in the US and Europe was wo...

Pulmo BioTech Inc. Announces Paper to be Presented at Symposium

.... PulmoScience believes that the market for its product candidates is worth in excess of $500 million per annum and that, provided Regulatory Approval ...candidates being developed by PulmoScience is believed by the company to be worth in excess of $500 million per annum. Further Information For furth...

Leading Refractive Eye Surgery Experts from Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Educate Peers at ASCRS Annual Meeting

...s promising new presbyopia correcting lens that is still under FDA study. Dr. Davidorf is a FDA clinical investigator for this lens. Dallas-Fort worth LASIK eye surgery and vision correction experts James P. McCulley, MD and R. Wayne Bowman, MD, both Professors of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern ...

Vantia Therapeutics Appoints Rachel Morten as Head of Regulatory Affairs

...markets world wide, and only 10% of these believed to be receiving any kind of treatment, it is a clear area of unmet medical need and estimated to be worth in excess of US$500m per annum. This market opportunity presents only part of that of nocturia which may result from other conditions such as overacti...

Structure of enzyme against chemical warfare agents determined

... in 1969, to date only about 20 unique structures have been solved, out of 50000 entries in the Protein Data Bank. " The effort has been absolutely worth it, " says Junior-Prof. Julian Chen, who published this work together with Dr. Marc-Michael Blum and Prof. Heinz Rueterjans. " Based on the results ...

MMR and Dancing Paws to Participate in Joint Sales Effort to Provide Personal Health Records for Pets

...ial of MMR's PHR service with a purchase of any NPP product. If a customer keeps the account after the 90 days, they receive a credit for NPP products worth 100% of the cost of the PHR for a year. Robert H. Lorsch is a founding shareholder and director of NPP. About MMR Information Systems, Inc....

Bavarian Nordic Publishes its Annual Results 2008

...more than DKK 3.5 billion - Expectations to the US government's exercise of the contract option for additional development and procurement, worth more than DKK 6 billion - Ongoing contracts with countries outside USA - Partnership with the NCI, a world leading cancer research organisat...

Novexel Strengthens its Scientific Advisory Board With the Appointment of Dr. Karen Bush

...r novel drugs that are active against multi-drug resistant bacteria. Novexel's products are targeting the global hospital antibiotic market, which was worth an estimated $17bn in 2008.[1] Novexel currently has two novel antibacterials in Phase II clinical development. These are the injectable beta-l...

Nature Medicine study shows Peregrine's bavituximab can cure lethal virus infections

...s for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and in preclinical development for the treatment of viral hemorrhagic fevers under a contract worth up to $44.4 million with the bioterrorism program of the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). Bavituximab and other anti-PS antibodies are al...

Empirical Search Strategies Seeks Downside Protection Option at Avigen, Inc.

...ange their shares for $1.10 per share. If shareholders believe the NewCo is worth more than $1.10, they can maintain their ownership in NewCo and participate...e time, this deal will offer NewCo management an opportunity to prove their worth and earn shareholder trust. Sincerely, Avigen Management" ...

Structure of enzyme against chemical warfare agents determined

... in 1969, to date only about 20 unique structures have been solved, out of 50000 entries in the Protein Data Bank. " The effort has been absolutely worth it, " says Junior-Prof. Julian Chen, who published this work together with Dr. Marc-Michael Blum and Prof. Heinz Rueterjans. " Based on the results ...

Biotechnology Value Fund Urges Stockholders to Remove and Replace Current Board of Avigen, Inc. in an Effort to Protect and Maximize Stockholder Value

...as to spend all stockholder money over two years on uncompelling products that it has subsequently conceded were not worthy of investment. It is worth reflecting on some of Avigen's historical "accomplishments": Avigen has consumed over $250 million of investor capital, with littl...

Repair Stem Cell Institute Weighs in on Reversal of Embryonic Stem Cell Policy

...rnia, with $275 million of stem cell funding to give away last spring, could not find one embryonic scientist in the state who was worthy of two cents worth of funding. Fifth, there are many ways of creating "embryonic-like" stem cells good for lab research, by using what The Institute heart...
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