Boehringer Ingelheim to Commence Phase III Study Investigating the Role of BIBW 2992 as First-Line Treatment for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Patients with EGFR Mutations
RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's 13th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC), San Francisco, CA, the initiation of a Phase III clinical study of BIBW 2992 as first-line treatment...
Roche to Commence Phase III Trials with Innovative Treatment Designed to Lower Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Patients with Recent Heart Attack
- SYNCHRONY Study Published in The Lancet Supports Cardio-Protective Potential of Aleglitazar -
NUTLEY, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche today announced it will start Phase III clinical investigations for aleglitazar, its innovative PPAR co-agonist R1439 which is uniquely designed to reduce...
Haiti Hosts Opening Ceremony of the 2009 International AIDS Candlelight Memorial: Worldwide Events Commence With the Announcement of a National HIV Testing Campaign in Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The opening ceremony of the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial was held tonight in Haiti, kicking off over 1,000 Candlelight events in more than 100 countries as part of the world's oldest and largest HIV/AIDS grassroots mobilization ev...
FDA Grants Ethicon Endo-Surgery Approval of Its IDE Application to Commence Study of Notes Toolbox(TM)
CINCINNATI, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval of the company's Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application to conduct the first study of devices designed for use in natural orifice translumen...
Abbott to Commence Tender Offer on Jan. 27 for All Outstanding Shares of Advanced Medical Optics, Inc.
ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott ( NYSE: ABT ) will commence
tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, a cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. (AMO) for $22 per share. The tender offer will be made pursuant to the terms ...
QLT to repurchase up to US$ 50 million of common shares - Modified "Dutch Auction" tender offer to commence on or about December 4, 2008
Range of $2.20 to $2.50 per share represents a premium of 16% to 32% from
previous day's closing price
VANCOUVER, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc. (NASDAQ: QLTI ; TSX: QLT) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized management to proceed with a modified "Dutc...
Algeta Receives IND Approval for Alpharadin(TM) to Commence Clinical Development in the USA
OSLO, February 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Algeta ASA (OSE: ALGETA),
the cancer therapeutics company, today announced that it will shortly
commence clinical development of Alpharadin(TM) in HRPC patients in the
USA. Algeta filed its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for its
Northwestern University and ACORN Commence National Enrollment for Metastatic Breast Cancer Study
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern University
announced today that it has begun enrollment for a national clinical
research study for women with locally recurrent or metastatic breast
cancer. The Northwestern trial will evaluate the efficacy of Nexavar(R)
(sorafenib) tablets ...
Endocare Stock to Commence Trading on NASDAQ
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endocare, Inc. (OTC
Bulletin Board: ECRE), an innovative medical device company focused on the
development of minimally invasive technologies for tissue and tumor
ablation, announced today that it has been approved for listing on NASDAQ.
Dubai to commence free breast cancer screening
Dubai: With a motive of enabling women the best possible avenues to maintain good health, the UAE is about to commence
a free breast cancer screening// in Dubai, scheduled to begin next month.
The tests will enable all women in the emirate, UAE nationals, expatriates and visitors, to avail t...
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BioVex Announces Regulatory Clearance to Commence a Clinical Study With ImmunoVEX HSV2; A Vaccine Candidate for Genital Herpes
WOBURN, Mass., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- BioVex Inc, a biotechnology
company developing clinical stage treatments for cancer and the prevention
of infectious disease, today announced the UK Medicines and Healthcare
products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has accepted BioVex's Clinical Trial
Silence Therapeutics to Receive $1.9m Milestone Payment as Pfizer and Quark Commence Phase II Trial
LONDON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM: SLN), a
leading European RNAi focused biotechnology company, today announces that
its partner, Quark Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("Quark") together with Pfizer, has
commenced a Phase II clinical trial with RTP-801i-14 (PF-4523655), a smal...
Micromet and MedImmune Commence Treatment in Phase 2 Trial of BiTE Antibody Blinatumomab (MT103/MEDI-538) in Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
BETHESDA and GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ) and MedImmune announced today that the first
patient has started treatment in a multi-center, phase 2 trial conducted in
Germany investigating BiTE(R) antibody blinatumomab (MT103/MEDI-538) in
Morria Biopharmaceuticals Plc Announces Regulatory Approval to Commence Phase II Clinical Study of MRX-4 in Allergic Rhinitis
LONDON, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Morria Biopharmaceuticals Plc, a
biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel
anti-inflammatory drugs, today announced that it has obtained regulatory
approval from the South African Medicines Control Council (MCC) to initiate
a Phase II study o...
PLC Systems Receives FDA Approval to Commence Pivotal Study Of RenalGuard(TM) In the U.S.
FRANKLIN, Mass., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc.
(Amex: PLC ) announced today that it has received conditional approval from
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin enrollment in a U.S.
pivotal trial to study the effectiveness of the Company's RenalGuard
Nestle Nutrition and Phosphagenics to Commence Phospha E(R) Phase 2 Clinical Trial
MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phosphagenics
Limited (ASX: POH, AIM: PSG, OTCQX: PPGNY) and Nestle Nutrition (Nestle)
today announced that they will jointly commence
a phase 2 human clinical
trial in Australia to establish the efficacy of Phosphagenics' Phospha E(R)
Phosphagenics to Commence Phase 2 TPM/Insulin Clinical Trial
MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phosphagenics
Limited (ASX: POH, AIM: PSG, OTCQX: PPGNY) today announced that it has
received approval to commence
a Phase 2 clinical trial of its proprietary
transdermal insulin, TPM/Insulin. The Phase 2 trial, to commence
this month, ...
LANI completes Phase I in Japan and to commence Phase I in UK
Melbourne, Australia — 19 April 2007- Biota Holdings
Limited (ASX:BTA) today announced that its long acting
neuraminidase inhibitor (LANI), CS8958, an anti-influenza
1. demonstrated effectiveness against the avian flu virus
2. completed Phase I studies in Japan; and...
Phosphagenics to Commence Phase 1b Transdermal Insulin Clinical
Trial in Second Quarter
MELBOURNE, Australia, May 03, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
Phosphagenics Limited (AIM: PSG) announced today that the Company
intends to initiate a Phase 1b clinical trial to demonstrate the
efficacy and safety of the improved formulation of its transdermal
insulin product, TPM-02/Insulin, contai...
Medigus and Tower Semiconductor Announce World's Smallest Medical Video Camera Based on Advanced CMOS Image Sensor
...iagnostic and surgical medical applications. First
product samples have been shipped to end customers and mass production of the
camera is expected to commence
in mid-2010. The camera sensor will be
manufactured in Tower's Fab2 using its 0.18-micron CMOS image sensor process
and will be integrated into the ca...
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...ut (2007/III) ... ... who terrorize apartment dwellers during New York's 1977 power blackout . ... Black-Out à New York (France) Et la terreur commence
(France) New York Blackout ... The massive Blackout has been described as the "hound" of Megatron. ... The name or term Bla...
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Aware, Inc. Announces Preliminary Results of Dutch Auction Tender Offer
... completion of the confirmation process. Payment for the shares accepted for purchase, and return of all other shares tendered and not purchased, will commence
Georgeson Securities Corporation is acting as the dealer manager for the tender offer and the information agent is Georgeso...
Gene therapy appears safe to regenerate gum tissue
...t step for the U-M team is to use the new gene delivery approach in human clinical trials, Giannobile said. The planning stages for these studies will commence
in the next year.
The paper, called "Adenovirus Encoding Human Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-B Delivered to Alveolar Bone Defects Exhibits Safety ...
Imperial College London and NTU collaborate to offer joint Ph.D. programs in engineering and science
...g and science.
The NTU-Imperial College Joint PhD degree programme will commence
with PhD programmes in Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Enginee...D student education. We are confident that this joint programme, which will commence
with programmes under NTU's School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (...
New master switch found in the brain that regulates appetite and reproduction
...ls, it turns on TORC1, which, in turns activates CART to suppress appetite, because more food is not needed, and KISS1, signaling reproduction can now commence
in this well-fed body. Conversely, when leptin is not activating brain receptors, TORC1 is turned off, as are CART and KISS1.
They also discovered t...
Restoring Alabama's coast
...oject monitoring efforts. In early spring 2009, construction projects will commence
at Boggy Point and Point aux Pins and seagrass planting will take place in Little Lagoon. Post-project monitoring will commence
and continue until late summer 2011. The entire project is scheduled to be...
Digimarc Board Approves $310 Million All-Cash Offer from L-1 Identity Solutions for Digimarc's ID Systems Business
...able savings with more
competitive pricing from economies of scale.
Under the terms of the amended merger agreement, the tender offer is
expected to commence
on July 2, 2008, but no later than July 7, 2008 and
remain open for 20 business days. The spin-off of the digital watermarking
business will occur pri...
New fingerprint breakthrough by forensic scientists
...and Professor Rob Hillman of the Chemistry Department at the University now intend to take this research forward via a three-year Ph.D. studentship to commence
next academic year. The new project will explore further the corrosion of metal by fingerprint residue and investigate how it might be used to detect ...
Court Approves Scheme of Arrangement
...ADSs on a one-for-one basis,
each Shire Limited ADS representing three ordinary shares in Shire Limited.
Dealings in Shire Limited ADSs on NASDAQ will commence
at 9:30 a.m. (EST)
on 23 May 2008.
Immediately prior to the scheme becoming effective, Shire Limited will
be substituted in place of Shire plc as pr...
Successful cooperation extends Dragon Program
...use of the countrys sheer size and various types of terrain, which range from Himalayan peaks to tropical lowlands.
Dragon 2 EO data delivery will commence
in May 2008 and continue for four years.
Oberthur Technologies XPon Offer
...ing 98.7% of the shares
and votes in XPonCard.
Settlement in respect of shares tendered during the extension of the
acceptance period is expected to commence
on or about 30 April 2008. The
Offer will not be extended further. However, Oberthur may acquire
additional shares in XPonCard in the market.
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D-Pharm Receives FDA Clearance to Commence a Phase III Trial of DP-b99 in Acute Stroke Patients
REHOVOT, Israel, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Pharm announced today that its
Investigational New Drug (IND) application for a pivotal Phase III clinical
trial of DP-b99 in acute ischemic stroke patients has been approved by the US
Food and Drug Administration (FDA). D-Pharm plans to initiate the t...
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...
Niusule Biotech Corp. to Commence Trading on the OTC Bulletin Board Under the Symbol 'NIUS'
CARSON CITY, Nev., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Niusule Biotech
Corp., a Nevada corporation formed on April 8, 2008, announced today that its
shares of common stock will begin trading on the OTC Bulletin Board under the
symbol "NIUS" on December 30th, 2008.
For a NIUS quote, visit:...
Sonus Pharmaceuticals and OncoGenex Technologies complete business combination; OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals to commence trading on NASDAQ Capital Market today
Satisfies initial listing requirements with NASDAQ; Stock Symbol 'OGXI'
Implements immediate restructuring program, which extends cash runway while focusing on clinical pipeline programs BOTHELL, WA, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly Sonus Pharmaceut...
Angiotech To Commence Cash Tender Offer for Senior Floating Rate Notes Due 2013 and 7.75% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2014
VANCOUVER, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. ("Angiotech") (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP), a global specialty
pharmaceutical and medical device company, today announced the commencement
of a cash tender offer of the outstanding notes listed below (the "Notes")
in an a...
Amarin to Commence Phase II Trial With AMR101 in Age Associated Memory Impairment
LONDON, January 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amarin Corporation plc
(NASDAQ: AMRN ) today announced that it has received the necessary
regulatory and ethical approvals to commence
a Phase IIa trial in Age
Associated Memory Impairment (AAMI) with AMR101 (ultra-pure ethyl-EPA).
The Phase IIa ...
FDA Grants Resverlogix Approval to Commence a Phase 1 Clinical Trial for RVX-208
New class of ApoA-I/HDL drugs to reverse atherosclerosis enters the clinic TSX Exchange Symbol: RVX
CALGARY, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Resverlogix Corp.
("Resverlogix") (TSX:RVX) announced today that it has received approval by
the US Food and Drug Administration (...
NeurogesX Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
...ial commercial launch of Qutenza in the United States. In addition, we will commence
activities to support Astellas to ensure a successful launch of Qutenza in Europe. We also plan to resume NGX-1998 development with the potential to commence
significant activities in this program late this year or early next year. W...
Anadys Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Clearance of Phase II Protocol to Study ANA598 in Combination With Interferon-Alpha and Ribavirin in HCV Patients
...tates Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and patient dosing is expected to commence
within the next several weeks.
In the Phase II study, naive genotype...es to (i) Anadys' expectation that dosing in the ANA598 Phase II study will commence
in the next several weeks; (ii) the ability for patients in the ANA598 Phas...
Anadys Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Program Highlights
...acebo at each dose level. The study will be conducted at a number of clinical sites in the United States. Patient dosing in the trial is expected to commence
in the next several weeks. Anadys expects to receive RVR data from the 200 mg dose group by year-end.
Reported Potent Antiviral Activity/Good ...