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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Top Breaking News
Only Days After Inking Asset Swap Deal With Sanofi (SNY), Boehringer Ingelheim Cuts 725 Jobs in the U.S.
Fibrocell (FCSC) Looking for Azficel-T Buyer and Lays Off Employees as Program Winds Down
Top 5 Bay Area Biomed Hot Spots
With Investments from Pfizer (PFE) and AbbVie (ABBV), Morphic Therapeutic Closes a $51.5 Million Series A Round
Check Out These 3 Solid Biotech Stocks That Are Currently Undervalued
Cambridge-Based Syros Pharma Gets $50M in Market Debut
3 Reasons to Buy Biogen (BIIB)
Opko Health (OPK) to Acquire Transition Therapeutics (TTH.TO) in $60M Deal
Shire (SHPG)'s Retinopathy Treatment Fails to Meet Primary Endpoint in Phase II
Galena Biopharma  (GALE) Craters and Discontinues Phase III Breast Cancer Vaccine NeuVax
PsiOxus Gets Upfront $10 Million, Ties Immuno-Oncology Clinical Pact With Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY)

News from Around the Web
Brexit Creates Difficulties And Opportunities For UK Pharma And Medical Device Industries
Dyslexic Entrepreneur Says His Disability Helped Him Build BioTeam
Limited Protection Of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Malaria Vaccine Dwindles In 7 Years
Norwegian Institute Of Public Health Researchers Say A New Test To Detect Lyme Disease Is Highly Inaccurate
Little To No Association Between Butter Consumption And Chronic Disease Or Total Mortality, Tufts University Study
7 Biotech And Medtech Companies Confronting The Rise Of Food Allergies
University of Missouri Research Findings Show Gender, Not Race, A Factor In College Students Dropping Out Of Engineering Fields
Queen's University's Researcher Finds Truth To Age-Old Maxim "Work Hard, Play Hard"
Cannabinoids Remove Plaque-Forming Alzheimer's Proteins From Brain Cells, Salk Institute for Biological Studies Study
Stanford University Researcher Finds Link Between Canned Food And Exposure To Hormone-Disrupting Chemical
Drug Companies Need To Tell A Better Story, Regeneron (REGN) Says
Blue-Collar Training In High School Leaves Women Behind, Cornell University Study
Here's More Evidence That Brain Fatigue Makes Us Do Dumb Things, INSERM Study
Skype Data Of 500 Million People Reveals The Real Patterns Of Social Adoption, Aalto University Study
Sweet Potato Experts Win World Food Prize
Olympics Will Come And Go But Zika Is Here To Stay, Scientists Say
What Will Separate The Winners And The Losers In The Immuno-Oncology R&D Race?
Current Stimulation Of The Brain Restores Vision In Patients With Glaucoma And Optic Nerve Damage, Otto-von-Guericke University Of Magdeburg Study
Your Blood Can Reveal Your Risk For Heart Disease, Norwegian University Of Science And Technology Study
Testing For Malaria-Or Cancer-At Home, Via Cheap Paper Strips, Ohio State University Study

Press Releases
Health Canada Issued Notice of Compliance With Conditions Approving Janssen's Darzalex
Merrimack (MACK) Release: NAPOLI-1 Data Demonstrates ONIVYDE Regimen Maintains Quality Of Life While Improving Overall Survival In Patients With Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Kiadis Pharma’s Orphan Drug Designation For ATIR101 Further Expanded To Include Treatment In A Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
First-In-Human Study Of Immbio's Novel Pneumococcal Vaccine Pnubiovax Shows Vaccine To Be Safe And Immunogenic
Novartis AG (NVS) PKC412 (Midostaurin) Pivotal Data Published In The New England Journal of Medicine Show 60% Response Rate In Advanced Systemic Mastocytosis (SM)
Janssen Biologics B.V. Release: SIMPONI Receives European Commission Approval For Treatment Of Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
GeoVax Labs Inc. (GOVX.OB) Announces Filing Of Investigational New Drug Application For HIV Human Clinical Trial
TherapeuticsMD (TXMD) Announces Filing Timeline For Yuvvexy (TX-004HR) New Drug Application
Aratana Therapeutics (PETX) Files For FDA Approval Of NOCITA (Bupivacaine Liposome Injectable Suspension)
Xcovery Announces Initiation Of Phase 3 Trial Of X-396 In ALK+ Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Biofrontera AG Initiates Phase III Trial Of Ameluz In Combination With Daylight-PDT
Zytoprotec GmbH Completes Enrollment In Phase II Study With Novel Peritoneal Dialysis Fluid
Poxel SAS Announces Patient Enrollment Completed For Imeglimin Phase 2b Clinical Trial In Type 2 Diabetes In Japan
Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) Announces Initiation Of Phase 2a Study Of GBT440 In Adolescents With Sickle Cell Disease
Leap Therapeutics Presents Positive Data From Clinical Study Of DKN-01 In Combination With Paclitaxel In Esophageal Cancer
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Release: Study Finds Potential Treatment For Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMPE) Announces Results Of Ampion Trials
OncBioMune Release: Universal Cancer Vaccine Trial Highlights Hope For New Cancer Treatments
Boehringer Ingelheim Release: INMARK Now Enrolling: First Study To Evaluate The Effect Of OFEV (Nintedanib) On Biomarkers Reflecting The Underlying Fibrotic Process In IPF Patients
Bio-Rad (BIO) Release: New Method To Assess Effectiveness Of Genome-Editing Technologies
OrthoSera Release: BoneAlbumin Induces Better Bone Formation
ICON To Acquire Clinical Research Management, Inc.
Probiodrug AG And Crossbeta Biosciences Enter Into A Strategic Partnership In The Field Of Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarkers
Sunshine Biopharma, Inc. Signs Licensing Agreement For Three Additional Generic Products For Treatment Of Cancer And BPH
Sprint Bioscience Enters Into Research Collaboration On Blood Cancer
Mundipharma AG Obtains Global (Ex-US) Rights To Orexo (ORXOF)’s Opioid Dependence Treatment Zubsolv (Buprenorphine And Naloxone)
Genovis And Promega Corporation Sign Global License Agreement And Settle Litigation
Yabao Pharmaceuticals And LFB Biomedicaments Enter Into Strategic Partnership To Deliver VIALEBEX (LFB’s Human Albumin) In China
Martindale Pharma Announces Extension Of Licensing Agreement With Unimedic AB To Include Emergency Care Product Portfolio
Regen BioPharma Enters Into Open Innovation Drug Discovery Program Agreement With Eli Lilly (LLY)
Galmed Pharmaceuticals And Weizmann Institute of Science To Enter A Research Collaboration Agreement To Assess Aramchol Effects On Microbiome
Greater Paris University Hospitals, AP-HP And IntegraGen, Inc. Agree To A Research Partnership To Develop A Common Platform For High-Throughput Sequencing
President's Cancer Moonshot Initiative Fosters Breakthrough Collaboration Between The Colon Cancer Alliance, Smart Patients, And The Colon Cancer Alliance
Laboratoires Expanscience Selects DynaSys Cloud DSCP Modules For Global Supply Chain Optimization
Cerus (CERS), The Transfusion Service Of The Swiss Red Cross, And The University Hospital Of Basel Receive A Grant Of 2 Million Swiss Francs From The Swiss Red Cross Humanitarian Foundation For Whole Blood Pathogen Inactivation For Africa
Protein Sciences Corporation Release: Flublok Influenza Vaccine Is A Great Alternative For FluMist For Adults 18 And Older
A*STAR’s IME Launches Chip-On-Wafer Consortium II And Cost-Effective Interposer Consortium To Advance Chip Packaging Solutions For High-Volume Manufacturing
iBio, Inc. (IBIO) Receives New Patent For Its Biotherapeutic Products For Treatment Of Fibrosis
Cytune Pharma SAS Secures EUR 6M In Financing To Advance Lead Immuno-Oncology Program To Phase I
CDPQ Invests EUR 200 Million In Eurofins
Crown Bioscience, Inc. Introduces New Recombinant Cell Lines For Oncology Drug Discovery
Change In Number Of Shares And Votes In Moberg Pharma AB (Formerly known as Moberg Derma)
Change In Number Of Shares In Wilson Therapeutics
Glidewell Laboratories Releases Latest Issue Of Restorative Dentistry Magazine Chairside In Print And Online
Sirona Biochem CEO's Report On Progress
Tiziana Life Sciences Plc Announces Exercise Of Warrants, Conversion Of Convertible Loan Notes And Issue Of Equity
UAE And Saudi Pharmaceutical Product Importers Hold Fruitful Discussions With Brazilian Manufacturers In São Paulo
Tesaro (TSRO) Announces Proposed Public Offering Of Common Stock
MMJ PhytoTech Ltd Granted Licence By Health Canada To Produce Medical Cannabis
Health Canada Release: Mandatory Reporting Of Drugs Shortages And Discontinuances On Track For Spring 2017 Implementation
California Life Sciences Association Disappointed By Assembly Health Committee’s Action To Advance SB 1010
Supplemental ISM Report On Business Brexit Report
ChromaDex, Inc. Vindicated By Retraction And Apology From Author Of Misleading And Factually Inaccurate Article
HEALTHSOUTH Announces Date Of 2016 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call
NovoCure To Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Aratana Therapeutics (PETX) Appoints Chief Operating Officer
Kalytera Therapeutics Appoints Robert Farrell As President And Chief Financial Officer
Atlantic Healthcare Appoints Mike Webb as Vice President of Manufacturing
Bioethics International Announces Team Expansion
Maryvonne Hiance Succeeds Pierre-Olivier Goineau As Chairman Of France Biotech
Mirna Appoints Perry Nisen, M.D., Ph.D., To Its Board Of Directors
Merck KGaA (MKGAF.PK), Darmstadt, Germany Welcomes ZEISS And Hamilton Thorne As New Members Of The Global Fertility Alliance
Pharmaceutics International, Inc. Release: Eric Good, PhD, Acting Head Of Quality
Brian Toohey To Lead International Advocacy At Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
Marken (Formerly known as Marken Time Critical) Supports Alzheimer's Awareness Month
UBS: Announces Winner Of Grand Challenge Competition
TKL Research, Inc. Wins Four CRO Leadership Awards
GeoVax Labs Inc. (GOVX.OB) Awarded NIH Grant For HIV Vaccine Program
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Wins Prestigious DIANA Award From Healthcare Distribution Alliance
Aytu BioScience To Host Conference Call To Detail Company's Natesto U.S. Launch Plans
Zoetis (ZTS) To Host Webcast And Conference Call On Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Arbutus Biopharma (ABUS) To Present mRNA Delivery Data At The 32nd Annual Meeting Of The Japan Society Of Drug Delivery System
PAREXEL International (PRXL) Outlines Growth Strategy And Updates Financial Guidance At Investor Day
Eisai Inc. (ESALF.PK) Highlights Its Strong Pipeline And Innovative Approach To R&D At Company's U.S. Scientific Day
Cellular Dynamics To Host Annual iForum Meetings Focused On Differentiated Human iPS Cell Innovations And Applications
Spirometrix Nabs $17.4 Million Series C Financing
FDA Clears Cepheid (CPHD)'s First Test To Detect Specific Genetic Markers For Certain Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Directly From Clinical Specimens
ZOLL (ZOLL) Wins $400m Contract With U.S. Defense Dept.
Sparo Labs Gets FDA Clearance For Lung Measuring Device
Concordia International Corp. Announces FDA Approval For New Photofrin Laser
FDA Approves ReVision Optics, Inc.'s Implantable Device That Changes The Shape Of The Cornea To Correct Near Vision
Conavi Medical Welcomes Mr. Murray E. Maynard As Chief Executive Officer
How Worried Should Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Shareholders Be About Brexit?
Medtronic (MDT) Shuttered More Than 30 U.S. Sales Offices in Real Estate Cuts
BioMarker Strategies Awarded Phase I/II Fast Track National Cancer Institute Grant To Develop Companion Diagnostic Test To Select Optimal Therapy For Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
City of Hope Study Recommends Genomic Profiling To Diagnose Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer Subtypes
CombiMatrix (CBMX) Study Published In Genetics In Medicine Establishes The Superior Diagnostic Value Of Microarray Analysis Over Karyotyping For Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Testing
Luminex (LMNX) Completes Acquisition Of Nanosphere
Paradigm And IDB Resources Announce Exclusive PCDx Tumor Profiling Service Agreement
Exosome Diagnostics Enters Partnership With Takeda (TKPYY)
Micron Optics Partners With New Distributor GTL Technology And Services For China And Hong Kong
Jiangsu Egens Biotech Licenses Hepatitis C Diagnostic From Israel's BATM
Laser Focus On Semiconductors Yields $445K Grant For Duquesne Scientist
Phygen, LLC Receives Notice Of Issuance Of Its ISP Device Under U.S. Patent Number 9,387,016
Personal LED Light Therapy To Aid Weight Loss: "Smartron", Manufactured By AinA
Further European Patent Was Granted In May 2016 - GILUPI Detection Device For In Vivo And/Or In Vitro Enrichment Of Sample Material
Cepheid (CPHD) Release: FDA Supports Expanded Claims For Xpert Carba-R Test For "Superbugs"
Lantheus Holdings Announces First Commercial Shipment Of Xenon 133 Supplied By Institute For Radioelements (IRE)
KD Smart Chair Introduces New All-Terrain Wheelchair
Cancer Genetics (CGIX) Receives New York State Approval For Focus::CLL, A Unique NGS Panel For Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Reinforcing The Company’s Market-Leading Position In The Diagnosis And Management Of B-Cell Cancers
MV Products Vacuum Pump Inlet Traps Protect Pumps, People & The Environment
Gecko Biomedical Receives 1.4 Million Euros In Interest-Free Loan From Bpifrance To Advance Its Bio-Inspired Surgical Adhesive Solutions
Medifirst Solutions Updates Shareholders On Its FDA 510(k) Submission
BIO And Nikon Instruments Inc. Jointly Announce A New Program For Research Grade Microscope System For BIO Members
Zecotek Photonics Inc. Receives Second LFS Scintillation Order For Radiation Safety And Homeland Security
SonoSim Unleashes Creativity Of Medical Educators With SonoSim CaseBuilder
Aethlon Medical (AEMD) Announces Fiscal 2016 Results
Quest Diagnostics (DGX) To Release Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results On July 21
Metabolon Awards Two Fully Funded Metabolomics Projects To Researchers
Henry Schein (HSIC), Northwell Health Dedicate Oral Health Navigator Program For Young Cancer Patients
THOR Photomedicine Ltd Release: "STAR TREK" Style Light Pod Wins Innovation Of The Year
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. (JNJ) Enters Monthly Category With ACUVUE VITA Brand Contact Lenses
Two Phonak Products Win Prestigious Red Dot Design Award
Veracyte (VCYT) To Present At Cantor Fitzgerald's 2nd Annual Healthcare Conference
Promex, Quik-Pak Showcase Expertise In Medtech Device Packaging & Assembly, Exhibit Air Cavity Qfns, Over Molded DFN / Qfns