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Monday, July 25, 2016

Top Breaking News
Speculation Heats Up on Biogen (BIIB) as an Acquisition Target or Starting a Buying Spree
Abbott (ABT) Sales Rep in India Blames Company in Suicide Note
5 Biotech Stocks on the Brink of Breaking Out
Bankrupt BIND Therapeutics (BIND) Reveals Two More Bidders Join Pfizer (PFE)'s Stalking Horse Bid
Takeda (TKPYY) May Sell Some Non-Core Assets to Raise Cash
Following Revelations of ‘Flawed Studies’ in Clinical Trials, EMA Recommends Suspending Drugs; Many of Which Belong to Novartis AG (NVS) and Teva (TEVA)
Tobira (TBRA) Stock Loses More Than Half Its Value After Phase IIb Trial Miss
Bay Area Startup Tricida Nabs $55 Million Series C
FDA Spurns Ocular Therapeutix (OCUL)'s Post-Operative Eye Pain Treatment
Merck & Co. (MRK) Nabs Breakthrough Tag for Ebola Zaire Vaccine From the FDA and PRIME Status From EMA
FDA Lifts Clinical Hold on GenVec (GNVC)'s Hearing Loss Candidate
AbbVie (ABBV) Partners Up With Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) in Combo Treatment for Lung Cancer
Vtesse Bags Another $17 Million to Support Further Product Development and Expand Ongoing Clinical Trials
30+ at Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s DePuy Subsidiary Will Stand Trial on Fraud-Related Charges

News from Around the Web
Donald Trump Appeals To The Brains Of Voters—Will It Win Him The Election?
"Humans Of New York" Story Exposes How Big Pharma Preys On The Weak
Why Big Pharma Is Hungry For Bacteria
Science Shows Not All High-Ranking People Turn Out To Be Selfish Jerks, Michigan State University Study
Malaria Drug May Help In Cancer Fight, Cancer Research UK Radiation Research Centre Study
Sitting 10+ Hours A Day Linked To Increased Heart Disease Risk, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Study
Changes In Personality, Behavior Could Be An Early Sign Of Dementia, University of Calgary Study
Who's Buying Legal Marijuana These Days? Mostly Men And Millennials
Why Obese Women Have An Uncontrollable Urge To Eat, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Study Reveals
Why Apnea Patients Are Prone To Suffer From Glaucoma, Hokkaido University Study
"Brain Training" Cut Dementia Risk In Healthy Adults, University of South Florida Study
"Smart" Nanoparticle Called Pearls A Promising Gem To Target, Treat Tumors, University of Toronto Study
Forus Health's 3nethra Neo To Screen Prematurely Born Babies For A Condition That Affects Eyes
Using Urban Pigeons To Monitor Lead Pollution, UC Davis Study
University of British Columbia Scientists Develop Painless And Inexpensive Microneedle System To Monitor Drugs
Nanotech Breakthrough Prints Human Tissue From Stem Cells, Accellta Reveals
Transgenomic, Inc. (TBIO) Launches First Commercially Available CLIA Test For Detection Of EGFR C797S Mutations That Predict Resistance To 3rd Generation Kinase Therapies For Lung Cancer

Press Releases
XBiotech (XBIT) Provides Update On Xilonix Phase III Programs In U.S. And EU
Alnylam (ALNY) Announces New Positive Interim Phase I Study Results For Fitusiran, A Once-Monthly, Subcutaneous, Investigational Rnai Therapeutic Targeting Antithrombin For The Treatment Of Hemophilia And Rare Bleeding Disorders
Allergan (AGN) Receives Positive Opinion For Truberzi (Eluxadoline) For Treatment Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Diarrhoea (IBS-D) In Adults
CHMP Grants Positive Opinion For Shorter Treatment Duration With AbbVie (ABBV)'s VIEKIRAX (Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/Ritonavir Tablets) For Patients With Genotype 4 Chronic Hepatitis C With Compensated Cirrhosis (Child-Pugh A)
Shire (SHPG) Release: ONIVYDE Receives Positive CHMP Opinion For Treatment Of Patients With Metastatic Adenocarcinoma Of The Pancreas Who Have Progressed Following Gemcitabine Based Therapy
PharmaEngine, Inc. Announces ONIVYDE Regimen Receives CHMP Positive Opinion For The Treatment Of Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Merrimack (MACK) Announces ONIVYDE Regimen Receives Positive CHMP Opinion In European Union
BeyondSpring Pharmaceuticals Release: Investigator-Sponsored Plinabulin Combination Study For Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Granted FDA Clearance To Enroll Patients
Aclaris (ACRS) Completes Enrollment Of Phase 3 Pivotal Trials Of A-101 For The Treatment Of Seborrheic Keratosis (SK); Provides Update On Clinical Programs
Alzheon Presents Positive Results Of ALZ-801 Clinical Studies That Lead To Advancement To Pivotal Phase III Study In Alzheimer's Patients With APOE4/4 Homozygous Genotype
PTC Therapeutics (PTCT) Provides Regulatory Update On Translarna (Ataluren)
Eiger Biopharma Announces First Patient Dosed In Phase 2 ULTRA Study Of Ubenimex In Secondary Lymphedema
Can-Fite BioPharma (CFBI) Completes Phase II Study Design For CF102 In The Treatment Of NASH/NAFLD
Halozyme (HALO) Resumes Patient Enrollment And Dosing In PEGPH20 Clinical Trial With KEYTRUDA
ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd (IMUC) Reports Progress In Two Lead Cancer Immunotherapy Programs
KaloBios (KBIO) Announces First Patient Dosed In Phase I Study Of Lenzilumab For The Treatment Of Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
First Subject Treated In Zosano (ZSAN)'s Pivotal Efficacy Trial For M207 Patch For Acute Migraine
NewLink Genetics (NLNK) Announces Merck & Co. (MRK) Receives Breakthrough Therapy Designation From FDA And PRIME Status From EMA For Investigational Ebola Zaire Vaccine (V920)
FDA Grants QIDP And Fast Track Designations To MCB3837, Morphochem AG’s Novel Intravenous Antibacterial To Treat C. Difficile Infections
Evolva’s Nootkatone Enters NIH-Sponsored Studies To Assess Its Effectiveness Against Mosquitoes That Transmit Zika Virus
BIOPHYTIS Receives Belgian Regulatory Authorization To Start Sarconeos Pharmacokinetics Study In Elderly Healthy Volunteers (SARA-PK)
Araim Pharmaeuticals Obtains Fourth Orphan Designation: ARA 290 Obtains US Orphan Drug Designation For Treatment To Increase Survival And Improve Functioning Of Pancreatic Islets Following Transplantation
Alzheimer's Association Formal Education And Complex Work May Reduce The Negative Effects Of Bad Diet And Cerebrovascular Disease On Cognition
A*STAR Release: WNT Signalling Shown To Play Critical Role In Hair Follicle Stem Cell Maintenance
Jaguar Animal Health Announces Positive Preliminary Topline Results Of Two Chinese-Sponsored Farm Studies To Evaluate The Safety And Effectiveness Of Neonorm Botanical Extract In Piglets
ProMis Neurosciences Announces New Program To Identify Novel Alzheimer's Disease Targets On Toxic Strains Of Protein Tau
Bayer (BAY) Increases Monsanto (MON) Offer And Provides Certainty On Financing And Regulatory Matters
Three Leaders In Lupus Merge To Form The Lupus Research Alliance
Jilin Zixin Pharma To Pay $42 Million Or Majority Stake In U.S. Genome Mapping Company
University City Science Center Announces Strategic Digital Alliance With Microsoft
BC Platforms To Partner With Codigo46 To Support The Creation Of The Largest Biobank In Latin-America
ProTrials Research, Inc. Selected By Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (CALA) For Early Phase Clinical Trial Support
Apricus Biosciences (APRI) Further Expands Existing Vitaros Partnership With Ferring Pharma In Europe And Asia
JDRF Announces Partnership With Arecor Ltd To Support Development Of A Stable, Rapid-Acting, Ultra-Concentrated Insulin
Guardant Health Collaborates With OncoMed (OMED) On Anti-RSPO3 Clinical Trial
Aurinia (ISA.TO) Establishes At-The-Market Facility
NantHealth (NH) And University of Utah Establish Heritage 1K Project To Discover Genetic Causes Of 25 Rare And Common Diseases
Faron Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Enters Into An Agreement With Abzena For The Manufacture Of Clevegen
inGenious Targeting Laboratory, Inc. Secures Extended Contract With Top 10 Pharma For Humanized Mouse Models
Cerecor Inc. Announces Research Grant From The Department Of Defense To Study CERC-501 In Animal Models For Co-Morbid Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder And Alcohol Use Disorder
Hemispherx (HEB) Announces First Shipment Of Rintatolimod (Ampligen) To Early Access Program In Europe
MediGene AG (MDGEF.PK) Expands TCR Platform Technology With US Patent For Method For Identification Of CD4+ T Cell Antigens
22nd Century Group, Inc. Announces $5.0 Million Registered Direct Offering At Market
Just Biotherapeutics Secures $14 Million Series A2 Funding To Build Laboratory, Pilot Plant And GMP Capabilities
Prokarium Receives £2 Million In Government Contracts To Develop New Vaccines Against Emerging Diseases And Bioterrorist Threats
Sensus Healthcare (SRTSU) Units Separate; Trading Of Common Stock And Warrants Commences
Aclaris (ACRS) To Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell
Intrexon (XON) Introduces Florian Switch Technology For Flowering Control
MTPConnect Unveils 10-Year Plan To Boost Competitiveness Of Medtech, Biotech And Pharmaceutical Sector
The Michael J. Fox Foundation Expands Fox Trial Finder To Accelerate Research In Atypical Parkinsonism
Women Are Taking Back Control With OvuSense, A Game Changing Combined Sensor And Fertility App
Mettler-Toledo (MTD) Release: New Guide Discusses How To Solve The Problem Of Moisture Measurement
Amgen (AMGN) Announces 2016 Third Quarter Dividend
Amgen (AMGN) Announces Webcast Of 2016 Second Quarter Financial Results
Flamel Technologies (FLML) To Report Second Quarter 2016 Results
Invitae To Announce Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results And Host Conference Call On August 8, 2016
Ophthotech Corporation (OPHT) To Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results And Host Conference Call On Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Tobira (TBRA) To Host Conference Call At 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time Tomorrow To Discuss CENTAUR Phase 2b Trial Results
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Appoints Fouad Namouni, M.D., Oncology Development Head
Nabriva Announces Nomination Of Candidates For Its Supervisory Board
PetLife Pharma Adds Seasoned Medical Professionals To The Management Team
The ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Lead To Significant Gene Discovery
Citius Pharma Addresses Problem That Affects 10 Million People In The U.S.: Hemorrhoids
Axovant (AXON) Release: Alzheimer's Experts Call For End To Under-Treatment Of Disease
Caris Life Sciences Designates The Cancer Therapy & Research Center A Caris Center Of Excellence For Precision Medicine
PPD (PPDI) Earns Recognition For Multimedia And Digital Communications
Abhishek Roy Of Dow Chemical  (DOW) To Receive 13th Annual SCI Gordon E. Moore Medal
CSL Behring Awards Emerging Coagulation Specialists Across The Globe To Support Advancements In The Care Of Patients With Bleeding Disorders
MorphoSys AG To Host Q2 2016 Conference Call On August 1, 2016
Alnylam (ALNY) To Report New Clinical Results With Fitusiran At The World Federation of Hemophilia 2016 World Congress
Penumbra Launches Newest Stroke Thrombectomy Technology ACE 68 Reperfusion Catheter At SNIS 2016
ICON Shareholders Vote In Favour Of All Resolutions At Its Annual General Meeting
T3D Therapeutics Chosen As Late-Breaking Addition To Alzheimer’s Association International Conference To Discuss Rapid Onset Of Cognitive Improvement With T3D-959
American Association for Clinical Chemistry Release: Media Briefing And Q&A With Leading Researchers On Zika Virus And Diagnostic Testing
Week In Review: Cross-Border Investments Rule The News
Direct Flow Medical Banks $27 Million
Underdog Bigfoot Biomedical Faces Medtronic (MDT) and Other Players in the Artificial Pancreas Race
Syneron Candela's PicoWay Picosecond Laser Snags FDA Approval for Ultra-Short 785nm Wavelength
Asuragen, Inc.'s QuantideX qPCR BCR-ABL IS Kit Receives FDA Premarket Clearance For Monitoring Minimal Residual Disease In Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Future of Blood Test Supplies Firm Streck, Remains Entangled in the Lawsuits of a Divided Family
Vascular Insights Release: NICE Issues Approval Via Interventional Procedure Guidance IPG557 For Endovenous Mechanochemical Ablation For Varicose Veins In The United Kingdom
Amniox Medical Highlights Studies Finding CLARIX FLO And CLARIX CORD 1K Improving Foot And Ankle Outcomes
BioClinica, Inc. Acquires Compass Research, Marking Strategic Expansion Into U.S. Clinical Trials Site Network
MDxHealth, Inc. (MXDHF) And Cerba HealthCare Announce Collaboration Agreement For SelectMDx Commercialization
York Instruments And University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Formalize Strategic Software Agreement For Launch Of New Meg System
Bruker Corporation Introduces New Generation Of EBSD Detectors And Software For Advanced Post-Processing And Visualization Of 3D EBSD/EDS Data Cubes
TSO3 (TOS) Simplifies Sterilization Of Complete Heavy-Duty, Battery-Powered Orthopedic Instrument Sets
Advisory - Alere (ALR) Initiating Voluntary Withdrawal Of Alere INRatio And INRatio 2 PT/INR Monitoring Systems That May Pose Serious Health Risks
MiMedx Announces Nationwide Launch Of New Ambient Temperature Version Of OrthoFlo
Medtronic (MDT) Unveils VariLoc Variable Angle Locking Technology For Treatment Of Fractures
ARKRAY USA Launches TechLITE Pen Needles
Ranir Announces Addition Of REMBRANDT Brand To Company's Portfolio Of Oral Care Products
Innova Biosciences Introduces InnovaCoat GOLD Carboxyl Nanoparticles
DreaMed Diabetes Raises $3.3 Million From Norma Investments And A Strategic Investor
Soligenix (SNGX) Receives Additional BARDA And NIAID Funding To Advance Development Of OrbeShield In GI ARS
InspireMD Regains Compliance With NYSE MKT Listing Standards
QT Vascular Announces Federal Circuit Reversal Of Adverse Angioscore / Spectranetics Judgment
Prairie Dog Tech, LLC, Adds New ATP/Surveillance Module To THE OBSERVER Mobile App To Help Hospital Staff Embrace Proactive Measures In Cleaning, Maintenance Of Endoscopic Devices
BIOLASE Inc. (BIOL) To Host 2016 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call On August 1
Biocept, Inc. (BIOC) To Release Second Quarter Financial Results On August 2, 2016 And Host Investor Conference Call At 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time
Cynosure (CYNO) To Host Second-Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call On July 26
DJO Global (DJO) Announces Date For Release Of Second Quarter 2016 Results
Mazor Robotics To Report Second Quarter Financial Results On August 2, 2016
Orthofix International NV (OFIX) Schedules Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release And Conference Call For August 1, 2016
Business Figures For The First Half Of 2016: Sartorius Continues To Grow By Strong Double Digits
ReVision Optics, Inc. Appoints Frank Shields Vice President Of Sales Worldwide
Lannett (LCI) Announces Senior Management Promotions
Neuravi Selects Robert Colloton To Lead U.S. Commercialization Of Innovative Stent Retriever
Cohera Medical Appoints Paul Thomas To Its Board Of Directors
MGC Diagnostics Corporation Forms Distinguished Scientific Advisory Committee
Philips Sonicare For Kids Releases Limited Edition Ice Age: Collision Course Connected Power Toothbrush For Even More Brushing Fun
Accuray Inc. (ARAY) Products Continue To Receive Highest Composite User Satisfaction Ratings In Latest MD Buyline Report
Resolution Bioscience To Participate At The FDA-AACR Liquid Biopsy Workshop
Varian Medical Systems (VAR) To Demonstrate Latest Radiotherapy And Radiosurgery Technologies And Software At AAPM 2016
AtriCure (ATRC) To Present At The Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference