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BMP Sunstone Divests Ownership Stake in Alliance BMP Limited

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- BMP Sunstone Corporation (Nasdaq: BJGP ) ("BMP Sunstone" or the "Company"), today announced that it has entered into an agreement to divest its 20% ownership stake in Alliance BMP Limited, the Alliance Boots subsidiary that holds a...

Celesio Acquires Majority Stake in Number One Brazilian Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Panpharma

STUTTGART, Germany, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The supervisory board of Celesio AG has today approved the majority holding of 50.1 per cent in pharmaceutical wholesaler Panpharma. This step into one of the most attractive and strongest-growing pharmaceutical markets world-wide is part of Celesio's gr...

Prime Companies Reaches Agreement to Spin Off Subsidiary; Shareholders Gain 15 Percent Stake in New Telecommunications Company

ANTHEM, Ariz., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Prime Companies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PCIR) today announced it has entered into a Definitive Agreement that will allow it to spin off its wholly owned subsidiary, Prepaid Tel.com, Inc., which discontinued operations in 2007, to a San Diego firm wh...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Acquires 70% Stake in Wuhu Zhong Ren Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

NANJING, China, April 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE: SCR; ''Simcere''), a leading manufacturer and supplier of branded generic pharmaceuticals and manufacturer of the patented anti-cancer biotech product Endu in China, today announced that it has signed a definitive ...

Alimera Sciences Closes $30 Million in Series C Financing, Increasing Stake in Medidur(TM) FA

ATLANTA, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences today announced that it has closed a Series C financing round of $30 million with all five of the company's existing venture capital firms exercising the right to participate at their full pro rata share. The proceeds from the Series C will ...

IAC Acquires a Minority Stake in The HealthCentral Network

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IAC (Nasdaq: IACI ) announced today that it has acquired a significant minority stake in The HealthCentral Network (http://www.healthcentral.com ), a leading collection of health and wellness web properties, reaching 7.7 million viewers.* Terms of ...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Acquires a 51% Stake in Boda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Transaction Strengthens Simcere's Leading Position in China's Stroke Management Market NANJING, China, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE: SCR; "Simcere"), the manufacturer of the innovative anti-cancer medication Endu and a leading m...

DaVita Acquires Majority Stake in HomeChoice Partners, Inc.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ) announced today that it has acquired 85% of the outstanding stock of HomeChoice Partners, Inc. for approximately $65 million in cash. HomeChoice, based in Norfolk, Virginia, provides a broad range of infusion ther...

Australian clinical trials threatened: Jobs and patient access to new treatments at stake

Last week's Pharmaceutical Industry Council R&D Taskforce forum demonstrated that Australian clinical research is facing challenging times. AccessCR is encouraging increased government support for and community participation in trials, in order to increase trial activity, by championing the 2009 C...

Blackstone Sells Gerresheimer Stake

DUSSELDORF, Germany, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Blackstone Group has today informed us that it has decided to sell its close to 25% stake in Gerresheimer AG, held by BCP Murano II S.a.r.l. with immediate effect. In the course of the transaction, led by Credit Suisse, 7.8 million sh...

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Encouraging First Data on New Targeted Treatment for Patients With Melanoma - the Deadliest Form of Skin Cancer

...mp;D. The Group posted sales of 45.6 billion Swiss francs. Genentech, United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche has a majority stake in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan. For more information: http://www.roche.com . All trademarks used or mentioned in this release are protected...

NIH Funds New Wellstone Research Center for Muscular Dystrophy at Boston Biomedical Research Institute

...scoveries from bench to bedside more rapidly than the traditional model, because we already have the full participation of the people with the most at stake in our work -- the patients," he says. In fact, both Emerson and Kunkel admit that without the advocacy of Daniel Paul Perez, FSHD patient, resident...

Major State Grant Accelerates Research and Development of Novel Cancer Therapy

...icensing fees as CHS achieves its milestones and through royalties from the sale of products based on FAU's intellectual property. FAU will maintain a stake in CHS and will be able to build a world-wide intellectual property portfolio to enhance the programs surrounding this discovery. "This is an import...

Landscape for Lung Cancer Therapies is Focus of New Post-ASCO MedPredict Report

...ries entitled "Thought Leader Insight & Analysis: Lung Cancer," designed to provide critical strategic insight for pharma and biotech companies with a stake in the market for diagnostics and treatments in non-small cell and small cell lung cancer. The big news at the recent American Society of Clinical O...

DSMB Again Supports Continuation of the Phase III Clinical Trial of Medidur(TM) FA for the Treatment of DME

...ew, we continue to be on track for regulatory submissions in early 2010." Earlier this month, Alimera announced that it would be assuming a majority stake in the development of Medidur FA. Alimera is also working with Emory University on an exploratory treatment using the Medidur delivery system with an ...

Clinical Trial Participation Unaffected by Disclosure of Investigator's Financial Stake, Food and Drug Law Journal Article Finds

...ce is not affected by the investigator's financial stake in the outcome of the trial, concludes a new study...ical investigators, who sometimes have a financial stake in the outcome of the clinical trial, or financial...there's evidence that the investigator's financial stake in the trial may not be that important an issue fo...

Image Solutions, Inc. Acquires Zurich Biostatistics, Inc.

... an issue the industry is finding much more difficult then it was five years ago," said Palmer. "The health and well-being of millions of people is at stake -- the streamlining of drug development has never been more important." ISI's acquisition of ZBI also bolsters the company's new biometrics' service ...
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August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...nterest has been focused on the huge flood channels that drained some of the canyons, and on the materials that are exposed to depths of over 8 km. At stake in the debate is whether large volumes of water shaped the early history of Mars, and how much of that water might still be trapped below the surface....

New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report

.... Recent Industry Activity II-38 GSI Acquires Excel Technology II-38 Trumpf Acquires SPI Lasers II-38 Rofin-Sinar Announces Acquisition of stake in Nanjing Eastern II-38 Gerber Scientific to Acquire Virtek Vision II-38 ATON Acquires LUMERA LASER II-39 Quanta System Acquires Grupo La...

Taxpayer Alliance applauds bill to broaden access to federal research results

...s Coalition). This bill reflects the recognition that expanded access to research results will benefit all citizens. Every member of the public has a stake in this research. Whether it is understanding climate change, developing renewable energy resources, or helping to halt a flu pandemic, these research...

Arctic governments and industry still unprepared for oil spills 20 years after Exxon Valdez

... Eichbaum, WWF's vice president for marine and arctic policy. "Sea ice is disappearing and open water seasons are lasting longer, creating a frenzy to stake claims on the Arctic's rich resources especially oil and gas development. Oil spills can be devastating to Arctic marine environments given the curre...

Lobster traps going high tech

...lutants, invasive species, and food for whales in portions of the Gulf of Maine. "Local fishermen already spend their days at sea, have the biggest stake in preserving our coastal marine resources, and are the most knowledgeable of the local waters," said Jim Manning, an oceanographer at the Woods Hole ...

DNA evidence is in, newly discovered species of fish dubbed H. psychedelica

... Lophiiformes, or anglerfish. Pietsch is the world's foremost anglerfish authority and, when sent a photo last year of the newfound fish, he said he'd stake his reputation that it was an anglerfish. He was right. But what an unusual member it turned out to be. Compared to other anglerfish, members of...

VUANCE Announces Crime Scene Security and Evidentiary Tracking Development Project

...ing active RFID, electronic access control, credentialing, accountability and incident response management, today announced that it has been awarded a stake in a government-funded project to develop a crime scene security and evidentiary tracking system. The project, which is the result of a grant sponsore...

Florida's 'worm grunters' collect bait worms by inadvertently imitating mole sounds

...es Darwin. Worm grunting involves going into the forest, driving a wooden stake into the ground and then rubbing the top of the stake with a long piece of steel called a rooping iron. This makes a peculiar gru...

Bee swarms follow high-speed 'streaker' bees to find a new nest

...on for swarms to settle on. By transporting large colonies of bees, complete with queen, to the island, the team could get the insects to swarm from a stake to the only available nesting site; a comfortable nesting box. Situating the camera on the most direct route between the two sites, the team successfu...

Experts to discuss global water crisis

...water policies are failing to meet the needs of populations, while ecosystems are paying a severe price for the lack of innovation. With so much at stake for our security and the health of the planet, are our policies going to meet the basic needs of the world's expansive population? Two world-renowned ...
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Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Announces Agreement to Acquire 37.5% Stake in Jiangsu Yanshen Biological Technology Stock Co., Ltd.

NANJING, China, May 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group ("Simcere" or the "Company") (NYSE: SCR ), a leading manufacturer and supplier of branded generic and innovative pharmaceuticals in China, today announced an agreement to acquire a 37.5% stake in Jiangsu Yanshen Biologi...

Covance Purchases Equity Stake in Caprion Proteomics

- New Biomarker VP Appointed - BiomarkerCenter of Excellence Established in Greenfield, Indiana PRINCETON, N.J.,Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD ), a leading provider of drug development services, announced today that it has purchased a minority equi...

Genomma Lab Reaffirms Zero Ownership Stake in the Laser Hair Removal Chains Neoskin and Depilite

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomma Lab Internacional, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: LAB) ("Genomma" or "the Company"), a leading Mexican over-the-counter ("OTC") pharmaceuticals and personal care products company announced today that it owns no shares in the laser hair removal chain "Neoskin,...

ThromboGenics Announces Private Investors Acquire 8% Stake in the Company

LEUVEN, Belgium, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Shares Acquired From Biggar Limited ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR), a biotechnology company focused on eye disease, vascular disease and cancer, today announces that a group of private investors based in Belgium have together ...

Roche Proposes to buy Full Stake in Genentech - Interview With Chairman

LONDON, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roche, the healthcare company, announced today that it has proposed to acquire the outstanding publicly held interest in biotech company Genentech for US$89.00 per share in cash, or a total payment of approximately US$43.7bn to equity holders of Genent...

Pulmo BioTech Announces an Increase in its Stake in PulmoScience

NEW YORK, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pulmo BioTech Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLMO) announced today that it has increased its stake in PulmoScience Inc. by 10%, taking its total holdings to 61% in this Company which owns a unique Molecular Imaging Diagnostic Technique for pulmonary related...

ProMetic to obtain controlling stake in Pathogen Removal and Diagnostic Technologies Inc.

- ProMetic to acquire common stock held by American Red Cross, in a cashless transaction, taking ProMetic's stake in PRDT to 77% - American Red Cross to remain involved on the Board of Directors of PRDT MONTREAL and CAMBRIDGE, England, April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ProMetic Life Sci...

Acrongenomics Acquires Equity Stake in Molecular Vision

GENEVA, February 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Acrongenomics, Inc. (OTC: AGNM) is pleased to announce that they have acquired a 10.9% interest in Molecular Vision Limited, on a fully diluted basis. The cash consideration will be used by Molecular Vision for working capital and to further develop...

Exelixis Sells 80% Stake in Artemis to Taconic

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXEL ) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Taconic Farms, Inc. (Hudson, NY) pursuant to which Exelixis sold Taconic an 80.1% stake in its subsidiary Artemis Pharmaceuticals GmbH for a...

Japanese Continue Relentless Biotech Stake in Midwest

CHICAGO The Midwest has been approached by a variety of country economic development groups with interest in developing ties between regional biotech communities. These groups include: 1. The Swiss 2. The Germans 3. The Irish 4. The Taiwanese 5. The Israelis 6. The Singaporeans 7. The Dan...
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