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MADISON Without technology innovators, would regulators have anything to do? Four events in the past week or so are a reminder that for every breakthrough in fields such as biotechnology and nanotechnology, another regulatory hurdle pops up to slow the sprint toward progress. That wouldnt be...

Synthetech Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2010 Results

...siness environment, characterized by the unpredictable dynamics and life cycle of pharmaceutical projects, which can lead to rapid fluctuations in the mix of projects and revenues. As the uncertainties inherent in drug development projects remain outside of Synthetech's control, it is difficult to predi...

Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

...tage of product sales increased by 4 percentage points (from 12% to 16%) compared to 2008. This increase primarily results from changes to the product mix following the launch by Teva of an authorized generic version of ADDERALL XR in April 2009; higher sales deductions on Shire's sales of branded ADDERA...

Pharmacy Compounds Liquid Mupirocin for the Chronic Sinusitis Patient

...sitis. ASL's compounded liquid mupirocin will mix instantly with no shaking or mess and is compatibl...h combinations are very easy for sinus patients to mix in their irrigation device and administer their th...the mupirocin is crystal clear. This solution will mix well with other concurrent medications the physici...

Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited Fourth Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2009

.... Consolidated gross margins for the quarter ended June 30, 2009 also decreased from the quarter ended March 31, 2009 as a result of a change in sales mix from higher margin Biotechnology Division sales to lower margin Hematology Division and R&D Europe sales. Selling, general and administrati...

NeoGenomics Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... 09 driven by an 8% increase in the number of tests completed. The number of tests per requisition increased by 6.6% primarily due to a change in the mix of test types performed. Average revenue per test was flat versus last quarter. Gross profit margin remained unchanged from Q1 09 at approximately 5...

Zimmer Launches New Medical Education and BioSkills Training Program

...anges or other factors; dependence on new product development, technological advances and innovation; shifts in the product category or regional sales mix of our products and services; supply and prices of raw materials and products; control of costs and expenses; our ability to obtain and maintain adequ...

Informex Rebrands Into Separate Pharmaceutical and Specialty Chemical Segments to Better Serve Exhibitors and Attendees

...ves, electronics, agrochemicals, biopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, plastics, paints, and more. Each year the event brings together an international mix of more than 4,000 fine and specialty chemicals professionals and 500 exhibitors. For more information, visit www.informex.com About UBM...

Enerkem Announces World-Class Advanced Energy Research Center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

...hemicals technology company. It has developed a unique gasification, sequential gas conditioning and catalysis technology platform, capable of using a mix of feedstock, such as sorted municipal solid waste, forest biomass and agricultural residues. The company is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, and ha...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Appoints Dr. Russell Greig to Board of Directors

...Greig has joined the Rib-X Board of Directors," said Dr. Susan Froshauer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rib-X. "Russell brings an impressive mix of both R&D and business development experience that will be crucial as the Company grows and continues to move products through the development p...

A*STAR scientists invent the world's only controllable molecule gear of minuscule size of 1.2nm

...chemistry. This was a breakthrough because before the team's discovery, motions of molecular rotors and gears were random and typically consisted of a mix of rotation and lateral displacement. The scientists at IMRE solved this scientific conundrum by proving that the rotation of the molecule-gear could ...

BioStorage Technologies Takes Lead Sponsorship Role of 2nd Annual IIR Biorepositories Conference

...ent challenges for operational strategies, as well as legal and regulatory issues. "IIR's Biorepositories Conference brings together an important mix of industry and academia thought leaders, operators and service professionals from around the world and provides an excellent forum for discussing how...

PDL BioPharma Provides Second Quarter 2009 Revenue Guidance of Approximately $125 Million

... to, the following: The expected rate of growth in royalty-bearing product sales by PDL's existing licensees; The relative mix of royalty-bearing products manufactured and sold outside the U.S. versus manufactured or sold in the U.S.; The ability to receive regulatory ...

Dealzer Hydroponics Introduces the Super-File Cabinet Grow Box System

... systems use cutting edge, state of the art technology. This includes the use of superponics, a combo of top feed, bubble, and aeroponics. This robust mix of hydroponics technology increases the efficiency of the grow box. The new file cabinet hydroponic systems also come with a 6-12 month supply ...

Enerkem GreenField Alberta Biofuels Awarded Permit to Build World's First Commercial Municipal Waste-to-Biofuels Facility

...chemicals technology company. It has developed a unique gasification, sequential gas conditioning and catalysis technology platform capable of using a mix of feedstock such as sorted municipal solid waste, forest biomass and agricultural residues. The company is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, and has...

Rodobo International, Inc. Reports Q2 and First Half of 2009

...om 45% in Q2 2008 to 36% in Q2 2009. The increase in the costs of goods sold and the decrease in gross margin was mainly driven by a different product mix that included more sales of lower margin products. Additionally, gross margin for Whole Milk Powder Formula decreased in 2009 compared to 2008 due to ...

Cell Therapeutics to Exchange up to $89.2 million of Its Outstanding Convertible Notes in a 'Modified Dutch Auction' Tender Offer

...ipal amount of Notes that such holders desire to tender and the consideration within the specified range at which they wish to tender such Notes. The mix of Exchange Consideration will consist of (i) $200 in cash, and (ii) a number of shares of Common Stock with a value equal to the Exchange Considerati...

NovImmune Completes CHF 62.5 (USD 54.8) Million Equity Financing to Move Portfolio Forward and Reacquire Product Rights to Lead Antibodies

...ed disorders. NovImmune has generated, to date, seven proprietary mAbs. The pipeline is a balance of preclinical and clinical compounds, with a mix of both clinically validated as well as novel targets. Each of these portfolio products has the potential to become a medicine for multiple medical co...

PDL BioPharma Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...he following: -- The expected rate of growth in royalty-bearing product sales by PDL's existing licensees; -- The relative mix of royalty-bearing products manufactured and sold outside the U.S. versus manufactured or sold in the U.S.; -- The ability of our license...

Cambrex Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...y enacted reduction in tax rates in Sweden. The Company's effective tax rates have been and are expected to remain highly sensitive to the geographic mix of income due to the Company's inability to recognize tax benefits for U.S. GAAP purposes in certain jurisdictions where there has been a recent histo...

Biotech Drops on Weaker First Quarter Drug Sales, But Broader Markets Remain on a Roll

...tors were not phased by a World Health Organization warning that a flu pandemic was imminent. The strain of flu that's causing concern appears to be a mix of flu viruses derived from pigs, birds, and humans. "Apart from those biotech companies that are linked to combating a potential flu pandemic, ...

Caringo Delivers Storage Cluster in a Box with CAStor 3.0

...duce the cost of acquisition, support, and management of the infrastructure. CAStor eliminates the worry about hardware lock-in allowing customers to mix and match the newest and best performing servers available, and increase capacity with no provisioning, no configuration and no downtime." C...

Medco Delivers First-Quarter 2009 GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.58; Diluted EPS Excluding Amortization of Intangible Assets of $0.63; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance; Announces Win of Coventry Commercial Business Starting January 1, 2010

...rating income grew 43.3 percent to $91.3 million from $63.7 million in the first quarter of 2008, driven by the revenue growth and a favorable product mix in the quarter. Share Repurchase Program As part of its $3 billion share repurchase program, Medco repurchased a total of 5.3 million share...

Beckman Coulter Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...by effective currency hedging, a favorable product mix and determined expense management. Despite a diff...ake for a difficult comparison in 2009. A product mix favoring higher margin recurring revenue and a sha... COULTER, INC. SALES mix (1) (in millions) ...

Cepheid Reports 2009 First Quarter Results

...er Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs); the Company's ability to successfully introduce and sell products in clinical markets other than HAIs; the mix of products sold, which can affect gross margins; the rate of environmental biothreat testing conducted by the USPS, which will affect the amount of c...

Fate Therapeutics and Stemgent Launch Catalyst: A Unique Industry Program for First Access to the Most Advanced Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology

...ferentiation, viral-delivered transcription factors, matrices, cell lines, cytokines, antibodies, transfection reagents, and more. This unique product mix is designed to serve researchers who study stem cell biology and regenerative medicine, and those who use cells derived from stem cells as tools to ad...

OmniComm Systems Announces 1st Quarter Results of Operations

...in the Company's gross profit margin reflects the significant increase in revenue which can be attributed to success in broadening the overall revenue mix through the deployment of TrialMaster(TM) on a licensed basis. In conjunction with the licensing of TrialMaster, the Company also increased the reven...

China Yongxin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results

...ily attributable to the company's ability to receive larger volume discounts for purchases to service a greater revenue base, in addition to a product mix which included higher profit margin cosmetics and health and organic products. During 2008, the Company added 486 new products for distribution, 343 o...

Thoratec Announces Filing of PMA Seeking Destination Therapy Approval for HeartMate II(R)

...including Destination Therapy, the growth of existing markets for our products, customer and physician acceptance of Thoratec products, changes in the mix of existing markets for our products, the results of enrollment in and timing of clinical trials, including the HeartMate II, the effects of FDA regul...

Solidus Bioscience Protect their Research and Improve Efficiency With Amphora's PatentSafe Solution

...d project reports via the secure PatentSafe server is something that has allowed Solidus to work more effectively as a team. Solidus carries out a mix of contract research and testing for client companies and internal discovery work of their own. Using PatentSafe's simply configured metadata it is no...

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

... amortization of R&D expenses. Gross Margins in FY2008 were EUR5.8 million, a 442% increase year-over-year as the company recorded a higher mix of software licenses and other higher margin components as a % of gross revenues, corresponding to its first year accounting of deferred revenues from...

Elsevier and Brain Mapping Foundation Co-Host 6th Annual World Congress of IBMISPS on Brain Mapping and Image Guided Therapy

..."This authoritative and forward thinking event is a great example of the type of interactive, groundbreaking conferences Elsevier aims to produce. The mix of keynote speakers, oral sessions, and poster presentations will create a stimulating environment for academics, researchers, clinicians, and represe...

ACM Global Central Lab Announces Partnership with Chindex's United Family Hospitals in China

...portant development for the company," said Tracy Hendershott, Director, Global Operations "Partnering with a qualified lab in China gives us the ideal mix of global standardization combined with local expertise to deliver the best possible service to our clients." About ACM Global Central Laborat...

Informex Survey Shows Innovation Remains a Priority for 2009 and Beyond

...ves, electronics, agrochemicals, biopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, plastics, paints, and more. Each year the event brings together an international mix of more than 4,000 fine and specialty chemicals professionals and 500 exhibitors. For more information, visit www.informex.com Informex Holding...

Stemgent, CellDesign Sign Co-Exclusive Marketing Agreement on Stem Cell-Based Adipocyte Research Products

...ations include viral vectors encoding transcription factors necessary for the generation of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells. This unique product mix is designed to serve researchers who study stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, and those who use cells derived from stem cells as tools to advan...

Enerkem announces plans to enter the United States with next-generation biofuels project in Mississippi

...allons per year of next-generation ethanol using a mix of feedstock comprised of wood residues from regio...Enerkem. "This project is unique in that it uses a mix of municipal solid waste - which has negative cost...ioning and catalysis technology capable of using a mix of feedstock such as sorted municipal solid waste,...

Leading Middle East Cancer Hospital Acquires Advanced Radiotherapy Capability from Varian Medical Systems

...he government provider of health in the State of Qatar, Al Amal Hospital treats patients from across the Gulf region. Its patients represent a complex mix of all types of tumors, including pediatric cases and a large proportion of breast cancer patients. The department aims to become a recognized Centre ...

Assembling cells into artificial 3-D microtissues, including a tiny gland

... each another and one requires a signal from the other," she said. "The critical thing is that the two cells have to have a cell junction. If you just mix the cells randomly without connection, the system doesn't have the same properties." She expects that eventually, clusters could be built on cluste...

GeneCopoeia Introduces Genome-Wide MicroRNA (miRNA) Functional Analysis Tools

... to launch All-in-One(TM) miRNA RT-qPCR system in the next few weeks. This system consists of a reverse transcription kit, a SYBR green RT-qPCR master mix kit, and a complete set of validated primers for human, mouse, and rat miRNAs, which allows specific and sensitive quantification of miRNAs individual...

Mindray Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

...perating cash flow of $40.0 million -- Company further improved product mix and achieved new product development goals for 2008 with ten product...wards a successful integration of DPM to improve our product and geographic mix and offer cross-selling and market share gain opportunities. We hope to gai...
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