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

Washington, DC In a major effort to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build a new 21st-century energy economy, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the delivery of $377 million in funding for 46 new multi-million-dollar Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) located at uni...

Microbix Sales Grow 22% For Nine Months

Burn rate significantly reduced and Semen Sexing Technology achieves milestone TORONTO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - For nine months ended June 30, 2009, Microbix Biosystems Inc. (TSX:MBX) announced strong sales and a significantly reduced burn rate. The third quarter had a small...

Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.,, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing novel antibody therapeutics that target cancer stem cells, today announced the publication in Cell Stem Cell of data demonstrating potent anti-cancer activity in colon ...

Omnio Healer Selects Eden Biodesign for cGMP Production of its Candidate Wound Healing and Anti-Infection Treatments

UMEA, Sweden, August 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnio Healer AB, a pioneer company developing novel therapies for wound healing and anti-infection, today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Eden Biodesign. Under the agreement Eden Biodesign will provide process development a...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

VANCOUVER, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. "We were pleased to observe continued sales growth in our Proprietary Medical Products business during the quar...

Cell Therapeutics Second Quarter Net Loss Decreases 54%; Pixantrone NDA Submitted to the FDA for Approval

SEATTLE, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) today reported recent achievements and financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2009. "The second quarter of 2009 was a transforming quarter for the Co...

NeurogesX Announces New PDUFA Date for Qutenza(TM) New Drug Application

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the Pr...

Next Safety Releases Advanced Respirator for Infectious Diseases

JEFFERSON, N.C., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Safety, Inc. (NSI) announces advanced respirators that give people more confidence to go to work in a pandemic environment. Next Safety is releasing for sale to the public respirator products the company developed for the bird flu influenza A ...

The Foundation for National Institutes of Health Announces Unprecedented Product Donation by sanofi-aventis in the U.S.

BETHESDA, Md. and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and sanofi-aventis announced an unprecedented donation by the global pharmaceutical leader providing approximately $1.3 million in pharmaceutical th...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Study Results for Radezolid in Community-Acquired Pneumonia

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Rib-X" or the "Company"), a development-stage company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel antibiotics for the treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections, today announced positive res...

Pharmacy Compounds Liquid Mupirocin for the Chronic Sinusitis Patient

ASL Pharmacy® announces the availability of Compounded Mupirocin Liquid. Mupirocin is typically only found in ointment form. ASL's compound does not contain any added ingredients, only pure mupirocin, sterile water and sterile saline. This is significant because ASL serves patients with chron...

Nile Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Dosing of First Patient in Phase 2 Study of CD-NP for the Treatment of Acute Heart Failure

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX ), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced dosing of its first patient in a Phase 2 clinical study of its lead product, CD-NP, for the treatme...

Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.'s (Nasdaq: QGEN) Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Call Set for August 11

VENLO, The Netherlands, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq: QGEN ) today announced the Webcast of its second quarter 2009 financial results call. The Webcast will take place at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 11, and will include remarks by Peer M. Schatz, President ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces launch of Quill SRS product codes for laparoscopic gynecology procedures

VANCOUVER, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP) today announced the launch of a series of new, proprietary Quill(TM) SRS product codes specifically designed for laparoscopic, or minimally invasive, gynecology procedures, including hysterectomi...

Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited Fourth Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2009

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Techne Corporation's (Nasdaq: TECH ) consolidated net earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2009 decreased 6.9% to $25.4 million or $.68 per diluted share compared with $27.3 million or $.70 per diluted share for the quarter ended June 30...

DOR BioPharma Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for orBec(R) for the Treatment of Chronic Gastrointestinal GVHD

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DOR BioPharma, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: DORB) (DOR or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the Office of Orphan Products Development of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Or...

Palatin Technologies, Inc. Receives U.S. Patent Allowance for Heart Failure Drug Candidate

CRANBURY, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PTN ) announced today that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its U.S. Patent Application Number 11/694,260, titled "Cyclic Natriuretic Peptide Constructs...

New Director of Lab Sales for Polymathic Analytical Labs

ORANGEBURG, S.C., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymathic Analytical Labs, a Zeus company, announces that William J. Kerr will assume the role of Director of Laboratory Sales. With more than 40 years of polymer experience, Polymathic Analytical Labs' core business is the specialized and routine tes...

Revised: Sinovac Provides Update on Clinical Trial for H1N1 Vaccine Trials

BEIJING, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NYSE AMEX: SVA ), a leading provider of vaccines in China, announced today that the clinical trial of its A/H1N1 influenza vaccine is proceeding well. All of the volunteers received their first shot of the vaccine and, during the thr...

Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations

Thin-film zeolite membranes with tiny, molecule-sized pores are one step closer to replacing the energy-intensive processes now used in industrial separations, a group of academic researchers is reporting. Writing this week in Science magazine, the group says the membranes' ability to separat...

Micromet Receives European Orphan Drug Designation for Treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia with BiTE Antibody Blinatumomab

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, today announced that it has received Orphan Drug Designation from the Europ...

Sinovac Provides Update on Clinical Trial for H1N1 Vaccine Trials

BEIJING, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NYSE AMEX: SVA ), a leading provider of vaccines in China, announced today that the clinical trial of its A/H1N1 influenza vaccine is proceeding well. All of the volunteers have received their first shot of the vaccine and, during th...

NovaBay(R) Pharmaceuticals Names Roy J. Wu as Senior Vice President for Business Development

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE-Amex: NBY ) today announced that Roy J. Wu has joined the company as senior vice president for business development. Wu brings to NovaBay more than 30 years of highly successful experience in the p...

AEterna Zentaris Partner, Keryx, Announces Agreement with FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment for Phase 3 Trial with Perifosine (KRX-0401) for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS , TSX: AEZ), ("the Company") a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today announced that Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX ), its partner and licensee for perifosi...

Hoya Announces First Quarter Financial Results for FY2010

TOKYO, Japan, August 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HOYA Corporation today announced financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2009. Net sales were 94.9 billion yen for the quarter, a 27.0% decrease from 130.1 billion yen in the same period last year, and operating income was 9.2 bil...

Terrosa Technologies Assigned as Exclusive Reseller for Inclinicalperform CTMS/SaaS Clinical Trials Collaboration Software

Terrosa Technologies, a provider of Cloud and SaaS migration services and SaaS based applications, announces it has exclusive world wide sales, marketing and distribution responsibilities with Integrated Clinical Solutions for its Inclinicalperform application. Inclinicalperform is software-as-a-...

Advanced Life Sciences Receives Complete Response Letter From FDA for Restanza(TM) (Cethromycin) in Community Acquired Pneumonia

CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADLS) announced that it received a complete response letter today from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its New Drug Application (NDA) for Restanza(TM) (cethrom...

Nektar to Announce Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2009 on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets

SAN CARLOS, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ) will announce its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009 on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, after the close of U.S.-based financial markets. Howard Robin, president and chief execut...

China-Biotics, Inc. Applies for Four Patents on Probiotic Formulations

SHANGHAI, July 31 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHBT ) ("China-Biotics", "the Company"), a leading Chinese firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics products, today announced it has submitted applicatio...

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

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senesco Technologies, Inc. ("Senesco" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: SNT ) today announced that, on July 29, 2009, the Company entered into definitive purchase agreements with certain members of Senesco's Board of Directors a...

Trubion Announces Dates for Second Quarter and First Half 2009 Earnings Conference Call

SEATTLE, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trubion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: TRBN ) today announced that it plans to issue earnings results for its second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2009, after the close of market on Aug. 6, 2009. The company's earnings conference call w...

Growing Midwestern Clinical Research Organization Selects OmniComm Systems to Provide eClinical Solutions for Phase IV Studies

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OMCM), a leader in integrated electronic data capture (EDC) solutions for clinical trials announced today that a growing US Clinical Research Organization (CRO) has selected OmniComm to pr...

SmartGene's Services for Faster, More Precise Identification of Bacteria and Fungi to be Used by The Johns Hopkins Hospital

RALEIGH, N.C. , July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartGene, Inc., a provider of novel services for the management and analysis of genetic data, today announced that it has entered into an agreement under which The Johns Hopkins Hospital will utilize SmartGene's advanced technology and integrated...

SENOMYX, INC. SECOND QUARTER 2009 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 4, 2009

SAN DIEGO, CA, July 30, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNMX ) will release its second quarter 2009 financial results on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 before the opening of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will also host a conference call with a live Internet bro...

Sunesis Receives Approval for Listing on The NASDAQ Capital Market

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNSS ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new oncology therapeutics for the treatment of solid and hematologic cancers, today announced th...

Cardiogenesis Corporation Makes Pre-IDE Submission for PHOENIX Combination Delivery System

IRVINE, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardiogenesis Corporation (Pink Sheets: CGCP), a market leader in laser transmyocardial revascularization (TMR), today announced that it has submitted a pre-IDE (Investigational Device Exemption) to the Food and Drug Administrat...

Mylan Reports Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.32 for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

PITTSBURGH, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2009. Financial Highlights Adjusted diluted EPS, which excludes the impact of certain purchase acc...

Debiopharm and MSM Protein Technologies Sign Agreement for Research and Development of Debio 0929, a Novel Oncology Biologic

LAUSANNE, Switzerland and MEDFORD, Massachussets, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of companies with a focus on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs, and MSM Protein Technologies (MSM), a human ...

Aztech Controls Introduces Standardized Gas Sticks for Semiconductor Tool Hook Up

Aztech Controls, an expert in chemical and gas handling has developed a standard gas stick that can be shipped from stock greatly minimizing lead times for Semiconductor tool installations. (PRWEB) July 30, 2009 -- Aztech Controls ( http://www.aztechcontrols.com ), a Ch...

NIST scientists study how to stack the deck for organic solar power

A new class of economically viable solar power cellscheap, flexible and easy to makehas come a step closer to reality as a result of recent work* at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), where scientists have deepened their understanding of the complex organic films at the hea...
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