Cardiome Achieves Milestone From Collaboration With Merck Co., Inc.
NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM
VANCOUVER, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME / TSX: COM) today announced that it has earned a US$15 million milestone
payment from its collaboration with Merck Co., Inc., through an affiliate. The milestone
was triggered by th...
Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Receives Milestone Payment From Biogen Idec
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 13 /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 that it has ...
Volcano Achieves Major Milestone in Japan Direct Sales Initiative With Signing of Termination Agreement With Goodman
SAN DIEGO, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC ), a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of products for the diagnosis of coronary and peripheral artery disease, said today it has signed a termination agreement with its largest distributor in Japan, G...
DaVita's Award-Winning Training Program for New Teammates Reaches Milestone With 100th DaVita Academy in Baltimore, Maryland
BALTIMORE, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today opened its 100th DaVita Academy - the company's award-winning, leadership development and cultural orientation program for...
BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive Hits 500,000 Procedure Milestone Worldwide, Company Data Indicates
ATLANTA, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc., (NYSE: CRY ) an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, today announced that, according to company data, CryoLife's BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive has been used in more than 500,000 surgical proc...
BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company; NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, and FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), a Swiss foundation that develops, evaluates and accelerates the implementation of new diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases, today announced a ...
A Milestone of Opportunity for VNUS Medical Technologies
Over Half a Million Varicose Vein Patients Treated with VNUS Closure Procedure Worldwide
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VNUS(R) Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNUS ), a worldwide leader in medical devices for the minimally invasive treatment of venous reflux disea...
Covidien announces milestone placement in remote respiratory monitoring
10,000th bed connected to Nellcor OxiNet III remote respiratory monitoring system
Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced a key milestone
in the continued growth and use of the OxiNet III remote respiratory monitoring system in U.S. hospitals...
Concentric Medical Announces Enrollment Milestone for Merci Registry
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in acute ischemic stroke intervention, today announced the enrollment of the 500th patient in its Merci Registry, a real-world, international, post-market study of its innovative product, the Merci Retrieval ...
New research confirms milestone study on blood pressure meds
New research supports the findings of a landmark drug comparison study published in 2002 in which a diuretic drug or "water pill" outperformed other medications for high blood pressure. A scientific team including investigators from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston reports ...
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Sangamo BioSciences Announces Achievement of Key Milestone in Cell Engineering Agreement With Genentech
RICHMOND, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) today announced that a key research milestone
has been achieved in its Research and License Agreement with Genentech, Inc., a wholly-owned member of the Roche Group, for the generation of cell lines wit...
EUCODIS Bioscience Achieves Development Milestone in Second Collaboration With Lohmann Animal Health
VIENNA, Austria, and CUXHAVEN, Germany, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- EUCODIS
Bioscience, a company developing, manufacturing, and marketing enzymes and
other proteins for the chemical industry, announced today that it has
achieved an important milestone
in the development of an undisclosed protein
PAREXEL Reaches Milestone in Management of Oncology Trials Over Last Five Years Involving 175,000 Patients Worldwide
BOSTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced it has reached a milestone
in managing oncology-based clinical trials over the last five years, which have involved over 175,000 patie...
Terumo Heart, Inc. Reaches Clinical Milestone as the 100th Patient Worldwide Receives the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System
ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terumo Heart Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, today announced reaching a critical milestone
in the worldwide expansion of its DuraHeart(TM) Left-Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) as the 100th patient was treated by Latif Aruso...
Premier Research Announces Milestone Investigational New Drug Application
PHILADELPHIA, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Research Group Limited, the international pharmaceutical services company, is pleased to announce that it has submitted an Investigational New Drug Application which represents the 50th IND under management. The milestone
IND was submitted to the FDA's...
Micromet Receives Milestone Payment for Filing of the First Clinical Trial Application for MT203
BETHESDA, Md., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, today announced the filing of the first clinical trial application (CTA) in Eur...
Pharmaxis Announces Milestone in Phase III Trial for Cystic Fibrosis
SYDNEY, March 31 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaceutical company
Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL ) today announced completion of the first
component of its Phase III international trial assessing the effectiveness of
Bronchitol in people with cystic fibrosis.
The final subject...
Semafore Achieves a Preclinical Milestone with SF2626, a PI3K-MEK Dual Pathway Kinase Inhibitor
INDIANAPOLIS, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Semafore Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it has achieved proof of concept in its CRIMP (Control Resulting from Inhibiting Multiple Pathways) kinase platform by designing a small molecule that was demonstrated to inhibit members of both the PI3K (Ph...
Premier Research Announces Milestone New Drug Application
PHILADELPHIA, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Research Group Limited, the international pharmaceutical services group, is pleased to announce its role in the submission of the New Drug Application for Acurox(R) (Oxycodone HCl/niacin) Tablets for the sponsor, Acura Pharmaceuticals. Premier Research...
Bone Biologics Announces Significant Milestone for Spinal Fusion Surgery Using Recombinant Protein and Demineralized Bone Matrix
Primate trials validate efficacy of the process
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Bone Biologics, Inc. announced today that it has successfully completed the initial primate trials validating the efficacy of the proprietary bone growth regeneration UCB-1 (NELL-1) protein in spina...
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ExcellGene and Khner achieved milestone in development of novel 250 Liter mammalian cell culture bioreactors
May 12, 2009 / b3c newswire / - ExcellGene SA, Monthey and Adolf Kühner AG, Birsfelden announce today that they achieved an important milestone
in the development of a revolutionary cell culture technology for scale up and manufacturing from suspension cultured mammalian cells.
As part of a...
Missouri Botanical Garden mounts milestone 6 millionth herbarium specimen
(ST. LOUIS): The Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis operates one of the largest and fastest growing herbaria in the world, and the second largest in the western hemisphere. With the addition of a specimen of Anthurium centimillesimum, a gigantic new aroid species from Ecuador, the Garden's p...
A gentle touch for better control, a quantum mechanical con, and milestone PRL papers
The Particle Whisperers
G. Volpe, S. Perrone, J. M. Rubi, and D. Petrov
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As many parents know, it's often easier to keep your kids under control by exerting less authority rather than more. A child who fidgets uncontrollably in a confining booster seat, for ...
Secure Services Corp. Achieves Milestone in United States Identity Protection with the Launch of the SSC SHAPE Card Management Solution
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Secure Services Corp.
(SSC), a leader in developing unique solutions for secure information and
communication has achieved a milestone
within the United States. SSC has
successfully integrated their Secure Health and Privacy Environment (SHAPE)
A new milestone in the GMES Space Component Program successfully achieved
Yesterday ESAs Member States participating in the GMES Programme approved the transition to Phase-2 of Segment 1 of the GMES Space Component Programme.
Oversubscription of the programme by the ESA Council at ministerial level in 2005 was confirmed, with oversubscription to phase 2 of 116%, givi...
Cloned mice created from fully differentiated cells, a milestone in cloning research
New research dismisses the notion that adult stem cells are necessary for successful animal cloning, proving instead that cells that have completely evolved to a specific type not only can be used for cloning purposes, but they may be a better and more efficient starting point. As proof, researcher...
Scientists report first remote, underwater detection of harmful algae, toxins
...xin below the ocean's surface. The achievement was recently reported in the June issue of Oceanography .
This achievement represents a significant milestone
in NOAA's effort to monitor the type and toxicity of harmful algal blooms (HABs). HABs are considered to be increasing not only in their global distri...
Reintroduced Chinese alligators now multiplying in the wild in China
...erare the offspring of a group of alligators that includes animals from the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo. The baby alligators represent a milestone
for the 10-year effort to reintroduce the Chinese alligator on Chongming Island, located at the mouth of China's Yangtze River.
The announcement wa...
Novel handheld device detects anthrax with outstanding accuracy and reliability
... but were waiting for positive direct anthrax testing results before proceeding.
Dr. Rudge added, "Achieving these results represents a significant milestone
and positions Veritide as the first company to offer proven technology capable of accurately and reliably detecting lethal anthrax spores, and to do s...
'Shock and kill' research gives new hope for HIV-1 eradication
... so-called 'shock and kill' technique, described in a preclinical study in BioMed Central's open access journal Retrovirology , might represent a new milestone
along the way to the discovery of a cure for HIV/AIDS.
Dr. Enrico Garaci, president of the Istituto Superiore di Sanit (the Italian Institute of H...
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Significant Milestone Marks the Beginning of FDA-Authorized Breast Cancer Trial
TAMPA, Fla., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Immunologics, Inc. (QI), a Tampa, Florida company focusing on the research and development of cancer immunotherapies, announces that the first patient in its breast cancer trial has begun to receive its dendritic cell therapy.
OncologyRx Care Advantage(TM) Specialty Pharmacy Passes $15 Million Milestone in Patient Financial Assistance
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc . today announced that OncologyRx Care Advantage(TM) , its national oral oncology specialty pharmacy service, has exceeded the $15 million mark and has assisted more than 3,300 patients in obtaining external support for drug co-...
A Worldwide Milestone in Cell Analysis - 40 Years of Flow Cytometry
GORLITZ, Germany, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- 2009 is the year of the 40th
anniversary since the introduction of the worldwide first fluorescence based
flow cytometer - the ICP 11.
Today, the German biotechnology company celebrates this anniversary at
the Saxonian State Vineyard Castle Wack...
BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB
Price reductions for liquid culture tests will accelerate access to improved TB diagnostics
SEATTLE, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company; NYSE: BDX ), a leading global medical technology company, and FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), a Swiss f...
Oclaro(TM) Hits Milestone With Clarity(TM) Fluorescence Filters
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR ) has announced the shipment of its 200,000th Fluorescence Filter for biomedical and analytical instrumentation markets. Oclaro filters are used by leading companies in a wide range of biomedical and analytical applic...
University of Texas 'Picosatellite' to be launched from space shuttle to begin milestone mission
AUSTIN, TexasIn an initial step toward the first successful rendezvous and docking of very small satellites without human control, a pair of miniature "picosatellites" built by University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University engineering students will be launched into orbit this month from S...
Pepscan Achieves First Milestone in Research Collaboration With Genmab
LELYSTAD, The Netherlands, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepscan Therapeutics
(Pepscan) today announced that it has earned a milestone
payment from Genmab
A/S. The milestone
payment arises from an ongoing Research Collaboration
aimed at identifying human antibodies against intractable targets. Peps...
Human Genome Sciences to Receive $9 Million Milestone Payment Related to GlaxoSmithKline Initiation of Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Syncria(R) in Type 2 Diabetes
ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) today announced that GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK ) has initiated a Phase 3 clinical trial program to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Syncria (R) (albiglutide) in the long-term treatm...
CuraGen Reports Fourth Quarter 2008 Financial Results; Provides Milestone and Financial Guidance for First Half of 2009
BRANFORD, Conn., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CuraGen Corporation (Nasdaq: CRGN ), today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and calendar year of 2008 and provided milestone
and financial guidance for the first half of 2009.
During the three month period ended December...
Perceptive Informatics Reaches Key Milestone Marking 10 Million IVRS Interactions In Support of Clinical Trials
BOSTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perceptive Informatics (Perceptive), the industry's leading eClinical solutions provider and a subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), today announced that it has reached a key milestone, with 10 million calls placed through it...
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