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AEterna Zentaris Acquires All Assets from Ardana for Growth Hormone Secretagogue Compound, AEZS-130

All amounts are in US dollars QUEBEC CITY, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS ; TSX: AEZ), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today reported that after regaining from Ardana Biosciences Ltd. ("Ardana"), the worldwid...

Cell Therapeutics Amends and Restates Its 'Modified Dutch Auction' Tender Offer to a Fixed Price Tender Offer for Any and All of Its $118.9 Million Outstanding Convertible Notes

SEATTLE, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (the "Company" or "CTI") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) today announced that it has amended and restated its "Modified Dutch Auction" tender offer to a fixed price tender offer for any and all of the approximately $118.9 million outstanding...

Prospect Therapeutics, Inc. Assigns All Its Assets to Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. for the Benefit of Its Creditors

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. ("Finn"), announced today that assets of Prospect Therapeutics, Inc. ("Prospect") have been assigned to him for the benefit of Prospect's creditors. Prospect's lead product candidate, GCS-100, is a carbohydrate molecu...

Arpida Annual General Meeting of Shareholders Approves All Board Proposals

REINACH, Switzerland, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Annual General Meeting of Arpida Ltd (SIX: ARPN) has approved the proposals that were put forward by the Board of Directors. A total of 90 shareholders were present at the meeting that took place in Reinach today. 4,629,711 share...

Health Robotics Reports Triple-Digit-Growth Across All Financial Metrics in Fiscal Year 2008

BOLZANO, Italy, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced audited results for FY2008 ending December 31, 2008, delivering record levels of firm purchase orders, revenue, earnings and cash flow. Revenues in FY2008 were EUR8.2 million, a 161% increase year-over-year as the ...

Not all titanium dioxide is equal when it comes to splitting water with visible light

Researchers from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will be presenting at this year's American Chemical Society 2009 Spring Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. The following talk will occur on Tuesday afternoon. Scientists are hot on the trail of materials that use ...

AstraZeneca Calls on All Americans to Join US AGAINST ATHERO to Fight the Nation's Number One Killer

2009 Artery Explorer Tour Kicks Off This Month, Urging People Across the Country to Take Action Against Atherosclerosis WILMINGTON, Del., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN ) today announced the launch of the 2009 US AGAINST ATHERO tour featuring the Artery Explorer ...

Med Discovery and Laborium Biopharma Extend Their Development Partnership to Include Mammalian Cell Culture Processes and Clinical Manufacturing for All Products in Med Discovery's Portfolio

Med Discovery SA, a specialized protein-based therapeutics oncology company, is proud to announce that they have extended their global partnership agreement with Laborium Biopharma, a subsidiary of Validapro BioSciences Inc. to encompass the cell culture process development and clinical manufactu...

While Most Companies and Industries Struggled in 2008, LifeModeler, Inc. Used Unique Products to Post Aggressive Business Gains in All Areas

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- To say that LifeModeler, Inc. (LMI) bucked the prevailing trend and posted a series of successes in 2008 that are providing a platform for even greater accomplishments this year, wouldn't quite be telling the whole story. This past year will actually b...

Roche Intends to Commence Tender Offer to Acquire All Shares of Genentech for US$ 86.50 Per Share in Cash

BASEL, Switzerland, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that it intends to commence a cash tender offer for all outstanding publicly-held shares of Genentech at US$ 86.50 per share. Roche, which currently owns 55.8% of the Genentech outstanding shares, expects to commence the tender offe...

BVF Acquisition LLC, a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P., Commences Tender Offer for Any and All Outstanding Shares of Avigen at $1.00 Per Share

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BVF Acquisition LLC (the "Purchaser"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF"), announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of the outstanding common stock of Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGN ) ("Avigen...

Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. To Make Tender Offer For Any And All Outstanding Shares Of Avigen At $1.00 Per Share

Tender Offer provides stockholders with a near-term cash alternative if BVF nominees are elected BVF reaffirms support for downside-protected merger with MediciNova NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF") announced today that it intends to make a cash te...

HemoGenix(R), Inc Announces Implementation of ORF Genetics Human Growth Factors and Cytokines in All Human HALO(R) Assay Kits and Contract Research Services

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- HemoGenix(R) and ORF Genetics announce the collaboration and implementation of biorisk-free, green-source growth factors and cytokines for use in all HALO(R) Assay Kits and HALO(R) Contract Research Services where the response ...

Russia Chooses Inactivated Polio Vaccine from Sanofi Pasteur for Primary Immunization of all Infants

Sanofi Pasteur and Chumakov Institute Russian Academy Medical Sciences Providers of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) IMOVAX PolioTM for Russia National "Project Health" PARIS, November 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis...

Solar power game-changer: 'Near perfect' absorption of sunlight, from all angles

Troy, N.Y. No matter which way you look at it, the notion of harvesting energy from the sun to power our homes and businesses is more absorbing than ever. Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered and demonstrated a new method for overcoming two major hurdles facing solar...

International Diabetes Federation Calls for Global Action to Keep All Children With Diabetes Alive

No Child Should Die of Diabetes BRUSSELS, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) announced today that it is bringing together key opinion leaders to push for action to secure care for the thousands of children with diabetes in developing coun...

Cephalon Concludes All Outstanding Federal and State Government Investigations into the Company's Sales and Promotional Practices

Company Finalizes Previously Announced Agreement with U.S. Attorney's Office for Eastern District of Pennsylvania and U.S. Department of Justice Settles State Cases with Connecticut and Massachusetts FRAZER, Pa., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH) announ...

Martek is Now the Sole-Source Supplier of ARA for all Infant Formula Products Manufactured by Hochdorf Nutricare

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (Nasdaq: MATK ) Martek Biosciences Corporation announced today that it has entered into a multi-year sole-source supply agreement with Hochdorf Nutricare AG for the use of ARA in China and certain parts of Europe. "We are pleased to be worki...

Masimo Announces Desaturation Index 3D Alarm as Standard Feature in All Radical-7 Pulse CO-Oximetry Devices

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry and Measure-Through-Motion-and-Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced that all customers purchasing the Masimo Radical-7, the company's flagship product, will now receive Desat In...

Tests show LLNL detection instrument can monitor the air for all major terrorist threat substances

Security and law enforcement officials may some day have a new ally - a universal detection system that can monitor the air for virtually all of the major threat agents that could be used by terrorists. This type of system is under development by a team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory...

Roche Makes Offer to Acquire All Outstanding Shares of Genentech for US$89.00 Per Share in Cash

- Combination to enhance innovation by allowing for diversity of research approaches while also encouraging sharing of IP, technologies, partnerships and other key assets - Improved operational efficiency to result from reduced complexity, elimination of duplication...

Healthation Chosen by Large Canadian Third Party Administrator to Support All Employee Benefits and Claims Administration

DARIEN, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthation, a healthcare technology company, announced today they have signed a large Canadian Third Party Administrator (TPA) to a 10 year contract. The Canadian TPA will use the integrated real-time, rules-based AcceleHealth(R) benefits and claims soluti...

Shareholders Approve All Matters Proposed by Cell Therapeutics, Inc. at Special Meeting in Lieu of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Proposals approved by more than 95 percent of votes cast SEATTLE, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq: CTIC ; MTA) held a Special Meeting in lieu of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, June 19, 2008 at its headquarters in Seattle. At the...

Oral Drug From Novartis/Mitsubishi Tanabe Will Capture the Largest Market Share of All Emerging Multiple Sclerosis Therapies in 2017

Overall Market Growth Will be Driven by Launch of Nine Emerging Therapies, Including Five Oral Agents, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory fir...

Arpida Annual General Meeting of Shareholders Approves All Board Proposals

REINACH, Switzerland, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Annual General Meeting of Arpida Ltd (SWX: ARPN) has approved the proposals that were put forward by the Board of Directors. A total of 73 shareholders were present at the meeting that took place in Basel today. 6,186,266 shares were ...

Orchid Cellmark Applauds Expansion of Federal Forensic DNA Identity Testing to Include All Arrestees

- New Federal Rules Authorizing DNA Testing of Federal Arrestees Expected to Boost Law Enforcement's Ability to Combat Crime - - Complements Recent Moves by States to Expand their DNA Databases - PRINCETON, N.J., April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orchid Cellmark Inc. (Nasdaq: ORCH )...

Takeda to Acquire Millennium for US$25.00 Per Share in an All Cash Tender Offer Valued at $8.8 Billion

- Acquisition Accelerates Takeda's Vision of Becoming a Global Leader in Oncology - OSAKA, Japan, and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda", TSE: 4502) and Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ML...

FDA Clears Expanded Use of Xoft's Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy System for all Radiation Therapy Indications

FDA Clearance Validates Platform Designed to Deliver Electronic X-ray-Based Therapy Directly to Cancer Sites in Minimally Shielded Clinical Settings SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., today announced that it has received expanded clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Adminis...

Shire plc: Excellent Performance Across All Areas of the Business and Accelerating New Product Sales Drive Revenue Growth of 36%

BASINGSTOKE, England and PHILADELPHIA, February 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY) the global specialty biopharmaceutical company announces results for the twelve months to December 31, 2007 - a year which has seen significant growth in launched products. - ...

Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC(TM) Announces Completed Acquisition of All Assets Related to Estrasorb(R) Product Line in North America From Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) and Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX)

BRISTOL, Tenn., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC ("Graceway"), a portfolio company of GTCR Golder Rauner, LLC, announced today that it has acquired all of the assets related to Estrasorb(R) (estradiol topical emulsion) in North America from Novavax, Inc. ("Novavax") (Nasda...

Alexion Acquires All Rights to OMRF Patents Related to Soliris(R)

CHESHIRE, Conn., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation ("OMRF") and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Alexion," Nasdaq: ALXN) today announced that Alexion has agreed to acquire from OMRF all rights to certain patents related to complement-inhibition technolog...

Natural Nutrition Launches International Marketing Campaign for New All Natural Analgesic: BLUE LIGHTNING(TM) Fast Pain Relief

HOUSTON and OTTAWA, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sports and nutritional product manufacturer, Natural Nutrition Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NNTN) http://www.naturalnutritioninc.com announced today that it has launched an international marketing campaign for the company's newest product B...

Instant JChem 2.0 Released: Instant JChem Personal Free for All Users

BUDAPEST, Hungary, August 21 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemAxon, a software solutions provider for cheminformatics, today announced version 2 release of Instant JChem, it's desktop application for working with chemical and other data on local and remote databases. The version 2 release brings forms and ...

Where have all the Midwest VCs gone?

Since the dot-com boom days are over and soaring tech funds are long gone, where are investment firms putting their money? Whats their criteria for investing? What is their strategy? If you are a start-up firm looking for investment capital, you may be surprised at how things have changed. In s...

Leadership is all about Vision

One of the critical qualities that separates good business executives from excellent ones is the ability to have vision. The American Heritage Dictionary defines vision as unusual competence in discernment or perception, or intelligent foresight. Many people claim to be visionaries, and history has...

Its All Fun And Games in Madison - Raven Software Celebrates 15 Anniversary

MADISON, WI - Its the kind of story that makes you smile, and wish youd been in that basement in 1988. Raven Software , a Madison-based developer of computer games, has come from two brothers working on a game on their Commodore Amiga, to being acquired by the second-largest game producer in the n...

Putting spam back in the can wont be all that easy

MADISON I feel like Julius truly cares about me. He often sends me stock tips. Brittney cares, too. She passes along ideas for how to buy prescription drugs on the cheap. Octavio? Hes my main man when it comes to debt reduction. Ursula seems more interested in enlargement. These are just a few ...

Where have all the angels gone?

Over the past month, I've seen a half dozen great products that may never see the light of the technology market. The products vary widely from unique hardware devices to much-needed vertical software applications to exciting new mobile services and beyond. Each concept is carefully conceived and w...

Calling all computers: VoIP goes mainstream

Voice traffic leaps to the Internet and phones become computer devices Chances are you have already received phone calls that spent part of their time on the Internet, thanks to a technology that has finally crossed into the mainstream. And if your company isnt already making use of the ...

Life Science: From Chicago to the Twin Cities: All tech roads lead to Wisconsin

Editors Note: The Wisconsin Technology Council has published the first-ever magazine about Wisconsins life sciences industry. The 24-page publication highlights the states research base, technology-transfer process, company creation, quality of life, key contacts and the I-Q Corridor that joins ...
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