"Over the Next 2-3 Years We Will Leverage Developmental Capabilities and Explore In-licensing and a Co-development Model to Consolidate Our Presence in Japan" - Dr. Kailash Sharma, President, Japan Operations, Zydus Cadila
TOKYO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With a business plan to launch 8-10 new
products each year, Nippon Universal Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of
the Zydus group, one of India's leading integrated pharma companies & a
global healthcare provider, is looking to give a big boost to its ope...
NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video
Physicists at New York University have developed a technique to record three-dimensional movies of microscopic systems, such as biological molecules, through holographic video. The work, which is reported in Optics Express , has potential to improve medical diagnostics and drug discovery.
First ASMS Hites Award for Outstanding Research Publication Presented to Prof. Alison Ashcroft for Her Use of Waters Synapt HDMS System to Explore Protein Complexes
PHILADELPHIA, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT ) announced today that the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) presented Prof. Alison Ashcroft of the University of Leeds with the first Ron Hites Award for Outstanding Research Publication in the Journal of t...
INFORM-1 Clinical Trial Amended to Further Explore Promising Direct Antiviral Regimen in HCV Patients
- Non-responder and Null Responder HCV patients -
- Twice-Daily Dosing and Higher Doses of ITMN-191 (R7227) -
BRISBANE, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN ) today announced that the innovative clinical study of protease inhibitor ITMN-191 (R7227) i...
Gentag, Inc. Engages US and UK Firms to Explore Strategic Options
LONDON and WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentag, Inc. (Gentag) announced today that its Board of Directors has engaged VCG & Associates Inc. and Talisman Management Ltd. to assist the Company relating to the sale or license of all or parts of its IP portfolio. VCG & Associates Inc....
Immtech and Beijing Pharmaceutical Group Co. Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Explore Developing Strategic Business Alliance
NEW YORK, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Immtech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: IMM.BC) today announced that the Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) confirming its interest in exploring the development of a strategic alliance with Beijing Pharmaceutical Group Co. L...
ImmunoVaccine Technologies Signs Agreement with National Institutes of Health to Explore Vaccines for HIV and Malaria
HALIFAX, NS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ - ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a vaccine development company, has signed a collaborative agreement with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in Maryland, USA. The research collabora...
CPC of America, Inc. to Explore Strategic Alternatives; Appoints FTI Capital Advisors to Assess Potential Opportunities
SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CPC of America, Inc.
(OTC Bulletin Board: CPCF.OB) today announced that it had retained FTI
Capital Advisors, LLC, the investment banking subsidiary of FTI Consulting,
Inc., to explore
strategic alternatives for the Company.
As CPC of Americ...
Carrington Retains Milkie/Ferguson to Explore Financial Alternatives
IRVING, Texas, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrington
Laboratories, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CARN) said it retained
Milkie/Ferguson Investments, Inc. as its financial advisor to assist it in
exploring a range of financial alternatives.
"Our hiring of a financial advisor is a continuat...
Viventia Biotech to Explore Strategic Alternatives - Reports Positive Pivotal Phase III Interim Efficacy Data
TORONTO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ - Viventia Biotech Inc., a privately held
biopharmaceutical company advancing a portfolio of novel antibody
therapeutics focused on cancer, announced today it intends to explore
strategic alternatives to further advance and realize value from its
pipeline of thera...
Aktiv-Dry Awarded Research Grant to Explore Inhalable siRNA Dry Powder Targeting RSV
BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Aktiv-Dry LLC has been awarded
an SBIR research grant from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) to explore
the formulation of certain siRNA products as inhalable dry
powders that might eventually be used to treat pulmonary disorders such a...
Global Experts Explore Entire Spectrum of Aids Vaccine Development
More than 900 attendees from 47 countries convene in Seattle for AIDS Vaccine 2007 Conference
SEATTLE, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 900 global researchers,
clinicians, and specialists convene this week for the AIDS Vaccine 2007
Conference at the Sheraton Seattle Ho...
Boston Scientific to Explore Sale of Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery Businesses
Transaction Would Advance Company's Plan to Divest Non-Strategic Assets and Strengthen Operating and Financial Performance
NATICK, Mass., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific
Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced its intention to explore
of its Cardiac Sur...
Symposium To Explore Information Technology's Impact on Improving Quality, Cost Effectiveness of Healthcare
MILWAUKEE-Advances in information technology are outstripping the development of new drugs as science's most significant contribution to treating and preventing disease. Today, information networks are making it possible to detect outbreaks of infectious diseases earlier, and advances in genetic pr...
Annual Bioethics Forum to explore genetic testing
MADISON - The numerous ethical dilemmas posed by the emergence of new abilities to conduct genetic tests for disease and predisposition to disease will be the focus of the Third Annual International Bioethics Forum on April 22-23.
The forum - titled "Who Knows? Who Should Know? Welcome to the Wo...
UW symposium to explore impact of IT on improving quality, safety and cost of healthcare
MADISON Advances in the development of healthcare information systems are helping to define 21st century electronic healthcare. Although the technology exists, organizations often struggle with the transition from error prone paper-based systems to a more efficient and safer digital healthcare net...
40 Midwest biotech organizations to explore Japanese partnerships
MADISON, Wis. Midwest biotech businesses will soon have a chance to network internationally as part of a trade mission to Japan.
The Japan External Trade Organization, or JETRO, will take 40 representatives from Midwest colleges and corporations to Japan this September 25 through October 1. T...
British, Wisconsin firms explore life-science opportunities together
Madison, Wis. Representatives of the British Consulate-General, which is looking to expand its bio and health technology investments, met Wisconsin companies on Tuesday for a luncheon to explore
opportunities for collaboration.
"We're looking for companies with complimentary products or compl...
Farmers explore technology at Wisconsin event
Loyal, Wis. - Technology is having a profound impact on farming much the same as people would associate technological advances in such fields as manufacturing, biotech or dot-com businesses, though many might not realize it.
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2005 , hosted at the Malm family farm...
UW gets $3M to explore educational gaming
Madison, Wis. - An education research team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will receive $3 million from the MacArthur Foundation to study the impact of digital media on youth culture, learning, and literacy.
MacArthur's total $50 million investment will support 24 national studies ...
DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers
...ion of biomass to energy, fuels, or chemicals.
University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) $12.5 million for five years to simultaneously explore
the light absorbing and emitting properties of hybrid inorganic-organic materials for solar energy conversion and solid state lighting.
Kensey Nash Announces Agreement to Acquire Rights to OsseoFit Product
...ller is an important component of our future cartilage repair business," commented Joe Kaufmann, President and CEO. "This transaction will allow us to explore
a broader number of strategic alternatives with respect to the development and commercialization of our Cartilage Repair Device," he concluded.
InterMune Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights
...rug interactions between the compounds.
On April 21, InterMune reported that the INFORM-1 study had been expanded by three additional cohorts to explore
the interferon-free regimen in treatment-experienced patients, both treatment failures and null-responder HCV patients, and would include twice-daily ...
ImmunoVaccine Technologies Partners With Scancell to Advance DNA Vaccine Delivery
...ating company of Scancell Holdings Plc (SCLP.PL), which is developing therapeutic cancer and infectious disease vaccines. This research agreement will explore
the potential of using IVT's DepoVax(TM) delivery system for Scancell's novel ImmunoBody(R) DNA vaccines.
"Scancell is developing an exciting DNA va...
Advanced Life Sciences Receives Complete Response Letter From FDA for Restanza(TM) (Cethromycin) in Community Acquired Pneumonia
...potential as a novel agent to combat CAP as well as other lethal pathogens that represent serious bioterror threats to public health, and we intend to explore
all avenues that can lead to success. We expect key data to be available and reported from our ongoing pivotal studies in plague and tularemia by the...
Anadys Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Program Highlights
...s to present further results from this study later this year and intends to explore
partnership opportunities as a potential path to continue the development o...he ANA598 Phase II study within the next several weeks; and (viii) plans to explore
partnership opportunities as a potential path to continue the development o...
Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors
...d to controls. The chBMP4 variant is believed to be even more effective for orthobiologics applications such as bone repair.
Cardium plans to explore
potential collaborations with other companies in the orthopedics space, including orthopedic device manufacturers and others having an interest in dev...
Cynosure Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
...pled with continued macroeconomic pressures on discretionary spending and purchasing decisions. We are working directly with the lending community to explore
options to assist customers who have been unable to secure financing in today's challenging credit environment."
"Despite lower sales compared ...
PROLOR Biotech Acquires License Option from Yeda for Development of Long-Acting Anti-Obesity Drug
...wing worldwide health care crisis, and there is an urgent need for effective and safe weight loss therapies. We believe the timing is right for us to explore
entering this market with a drug candidate that may have strong competitive advantages over other anti-obesity approaches currently in development."
UCR scientists manipulate ripples in graphene, enabling strain-based graphene electronics
...icroscope (SEM) with a built-in heater, thermometer and several electrical feed-throughs, enabled them to image graphene while it was being heated and explore
the interplay between graphene's mechanical, thermal and electrical properties.
"Our result has important implications for controlling thermally in...
NIH funds support UAB joint replacement research
...s and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS).
UAB's research, titled Bioengineering Research Partnership (BRP) in Total Joint Replacements, will explore
next-generation technology to improve the service life of total joint replacements, which UAB researchers believe could dramatically cut the number of...
iSource Networks Partners with inVentiv Health to Develop New Technology Platform for Reaching Healthcare Consumers
...ous created by the Internet and how mobile digital technology impacts behaviors and creates new mental codes.
For iSource, Dr. Rapaille will explore
the underlying factors that motivate people to pursue healthy behaviors. Dr. Rapaille said, "I deeply believe that iSource has created a new media whi...
Novel drug discovery tool could identify promising new therapies for Parkinson's disease
... heavy metals such as lead, manganese, iron and mercury are known to be toxic to brain cells.
The researchers are conducting further experiments to explore
how cyclic peptides prevent cell death. They are also adapting their system for making cyclic peptides so that it can be used in other cell types (inc...
Insmed Announces Results of IPLEX(TM) Phase II Trial in Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy
...ficant opportunity to continue growing our business through a variety of potential business development initiatives. We look forward to continuing to explore
these possibilities with our strategic financial advisor, RBC Capital Markets."
About Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy
Myotonic muscular dystro...
UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases
...ed to the team's success.
What's Next: Drug Discovery Potential
Among numerous goals, the Hickman team plans to use their new model system to explore
the origins of diabetic neuropathy, a condition that can cause a range of complications from digestive problems to pain in the limbs.
Sigma-Aldrich and Atlas Antibodies Announce 2,300 New, Highly Validated Prestige Antibodies(RM)
...ion is to enable the systematic generation of quality assured antibodies to all non-redundant human proteins and to use these reagents to functionally explore
human proteins, protein variants and protein interactions.
Cautionary Statement: This release contains forward-looking statements relating to...
New Generation Biofuels Signs Letter of Intent with Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) of Costa Rica
... that the process outlined in this letter shall be completed within a period no longer than three months.
"We look forward to working with ICE to explore
this opportunity to provide Costa Rica with an environmentally sound fuel, based on locally produced feedstock, which should mitigate the need to use ...
Scientists identify gene vital to early embryonic cells forming a normal heart and skull
...formations. Abnormal heart development is the most common human birth defect, affecting about 1 percent of newborns. The researcher team also wants to explore
the exact alterations in neural crest cell migration, expansion and differentiation that contribute to birth defects of other organ systems.
New MedPredict Report Reveals Top Alzheimer's Experts' Insights on Diagnostics and Treatments in Development Pipeline
MedPredict interviewed renowned Alzheimer's disease thought leaders to identify the most promising candidates in clinical development, as well as explore
unmet needs. Interviews for this report were conducted following the 2009 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) conference.
"In this report, our...
Novo Nordisk Convenes Policy and Clinical Experts at Diabetes Media Summit
...ne 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A distinguished panel of clinical and policy experts gathered by Novo Nordisk recently convened in Washington, D.C. to explore
solutions to address the exponential growth of diabetes in America. The universal theme from the renowned speakers, including Larry Hausner, CEO of t...