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Monday, October 24, 2016

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The Pharma CEO Who Wants To Lower Drug Prices
How 3 Huge Discoveries in 2016 are Moving Us Closer to a Breast Cancer Cure
What to Look Out for When Biogen (BIIB), Vertex (VRTX) Report Q3 This Week
Trump Or Clinton? The U.S. Will Still Be Willing To Buy Good Pharmaceuticals, Says Actelion (ALIOF.PK) CEO
Novartis AG (NVS) May Be Too Generic
Keep Politics Out Of Science? Fugghedaboutit
63 Japanese Women Sue the Government, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Merck & Co. (MRK) Over HPV Vaccines
Sanders Urges Californians To Approve Drug Price Ballot Measure
Gene-Editing Might Eradicate Disease-Or Be Pandora's Box In A Bottle
Are Energy-Saving LED Street Lights A Hidden Health Hazard?
Local Tattoo Artist Implants RFID Chip In Student's Hand
Listen To The Encephalophone, The Musical Instrument You Play With Your Mind
Could We One Day Use Music To Diagnose Disease?
Medical Mystery: Grover Cleveland's Secret Operation
Jordan Parsons Diagnosed With CTE, First MMA Fighter Known To Have Disease

Press Releases
Boehringer Ingelheim Release: Efficacy Of Ofev (Nintedanib) Reinforced In Range Of Patients With IPF In New Analyses Presented At CHEST
Inovio Pharma (INO) Shares Crash as the FDA Places Hold on Its Phase III HPV Program
Gilead (GILD) Touts 2-Year Late-Stage Descovy-Truvada HIV Data
Faron Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Release: First Traumakine Phase III Patient In Japan Recruited For The Treatment Of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome And Update On Pan-European Phase III Traumakine Trial
The Journal Of Urology Publishes Blue Earth Diagnostics’ Phase III Study Results Of Axumin (Fluciclovine F 18) For PET Imaging Of Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Alzheon Publishes New Analyses From Phase III Studies Showing Clinical Benefit Of Tramiprosate In Alzheimer’s Patients Who Are Carriers Of APOE4, The Major Genetic Risk Factor In Up To 65 Percent Of Alzheimer’s Patients
Congressman Calls for Probe Into Valeant (VRX)’s Pricing of Lead Poisoning Drug
Gilead (GILD) Presents Results From Phase 3 Studies Evaluating Switching To Descovy (FTC/TAF)-Based Regimens From Truvada (FTC/TDF)-Based Regimens
Newly Published Data Show Biscayne Pharmaceuticals' Novel Antiepileptic Drug Can Eliminate Seizures In Models Of Dravet Syndrome
Advaxis (ADXS) Announces GOG-0265 12-Month Overall Survival Rate Of 37.5% In Stage 2
Meet The Man Who Transformed AstraZeneca PLC (AZN)'s IT Organization
Concordia (CXR.TO) Founder and CEO to Step Down, Hunt for New Leader Begins
FDA Approves Merck & Co. (MRK)'s ZINPLAVA (Bezlotoxumab) To Reduce Recurrence Of Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI) In Adult Patients Receiving Antibacterial Drug Treatment For CDI Who Are At High Risk Of CDI Recurrence
Martindale Pharma Release: Clobazam Oral Suspension Approved In Seven European Countries
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Seeks FDA Green Light for Its Potential $1 Billion Shingles Vaccine
China Spurns 30 Drug Apps Due to Fudged Data
Ligand (LGND) Partner Melinta Submits Baxdela New Drug Application For Hospital-Treated Skin Infections
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Release: FDA Accepts For Priority Review The Supplemental Biologics License Application For Opdivo (Nivolumab) In Previously Treated Patients With Advanced Form Of Bladder Cancer
CytoDyn (CYDY) Files Protocol For Extended Access To PRO 140 For Patients Who Reach The End Of PRO 140 Pivotal Phase III Trial
Cidara (CDTX) Announces Data From Studies Of Novel Antifungal CD101 To Be Presented At ACCP And IDweek Annual Meetings
La Jolla Pharma (LJPC) Receives Positive Opinion From European Orphan Committee For LJPC-401
aTyr Pharma Receives FDA Fast Track Designation For Resolaris To Treat Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD)
Alphamab Starts Clinical Trial On Its First Novel Biologics KN015, A Long-Acting FSH, For In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Mersana Announces FDA Clearance Of IND Application For Lead Antibody-Drug Conjugate XMT-1522
Preclinical Research Demonstrates Peregrine (PPHM)’ PS-Targeting Antibodies Enhance The Anti-Tumor Activity Of PD-L1 Checkpoint Inhibitors In Model Of Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC)
22nd Century Group, Inc.'s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Significantly Reduce Withdrawal And Craving Symptoms In Vulnerable Population Groups
Janssen Pharmaceutical Release: Two New Real-World Studies Confirm Positive Efficacy And Safety Profile Of XARELTO (Rivaroxaban) In Treating And Preventing Blood Clots
Cannabics Pharma Discovers Specific Ratios Of THC/CBD Effectuate Reduction In U87MG Glioblastoma Cell Viability
Imperial Innovations Release: Portfolio Company Veryan Medical Announces The Completion Of Subject Enrollment Into The MIMICS-2 Clinical Study
The US FDA Granted Orphan Drug Designation To YiSheng BioPharma's Biological Product For Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Government Sets Out Plan To Accelerate Access To New Medicines At "Crucial Time" For Dementia
Cytori (CYTX) Publication On Cytori Cell Therapy For Combined Radiation And Thermal Injury
InSitu Biologics Announces That Hutchins To Lead Study Of Breakthrough Pain Product, AnestaGel
Solid Biosciences Granted U.S. And E.U. Orphan Drug Designations For Lead Gene Therapy Candidate For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
AliveCor And Mayo Clinic Announce Collaboration To Identify Hidden Health Signals In Humans
Peakdale Molecular Ltd. Extends Its Offering By Signing Collaborative Agreement With Computational Chemistry Company, Cresset Group
Enamine Ltd. And FCH Group Collaborate To Extend Compound Library Synthesis Program
Braeburn Pharma And Camurus Expand Collaboration And License Agreement To Include New Combination Product For Pain and Nausea
Berg Expands Research Collaboration With Department Of Defense And Walter Reed National Military Medical Center To Advance Precision Medicine For Breast Cancer Patients
Oasmia Enters Into Collaboration Agreement For Novel Cancer Project
Braeburn Pharma And Camurus Expand Collaboration And License Agreement To Include New Combination Product For Pain And Nausea
BARDA Awards IDT Biologika Contract For Live Virus Filling And Finishing Services
Amerisourcebergen Foundation Awards $250,000 Grant To Support The Construction Of A New Medical Distribution Center In Haiti
PaxVax, Inc.'s Vaxchora Now Available As The Only U.S. Approved Vaccine For Protection Against Cholera
BioDelivery (BDSI) Announces Preferred Formulary Status For BUNAVAIL On Texas Medicaid
Matinas BioPharma Receives Notice Of Allowance Of U.S. Patent For Novel Lipid-Crystal Nano-Particle Cochleate Formulation Technology
AusBiotech Ltd. Consortium Receives Funding For Global Investment Education Program
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY)'s Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer Ride Raises Over $1 Million For Cancer Research
Cantargia Raises MSEK 24.6 Through Exercise Of Warrants
MedMen Release: First Ever Cannabis Forum For Institutional Investors
PharmaMar Announces The Opening Of A New Affiliate In Austria
Oasmia In Discussions Concerning Acquisition Of Novel Cancer Project
Cannabis Science Announces Products Hitting Shelves In Legal Dispensaries In The State Of California
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Release: Boosting Productivity In Blood Banking And Cellular Processing Applications
Mettler-Toledo (MTD) Launches New Melting Point Excellence Instruments MP55 And MP80
Creative Peptides Has Updated The Oligoarginine Peptide For Specific Use
McKesson (MCK) Announces New Release Of Paragon Electronic Health Record Solution
4G Clinical Launches Its 4th Generation Randomization And Trial Supply Management (RTSM) Software For Clinical Trials
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Release: New High-Performance Refrigerators And Freezers Designed To Meet The Demands Of Laboratory And Clinical Settings
Aralez To Announce Third Quarter 2016 Results On November 7, 2016
ArQule, Inc. (ARQL) To Report Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results On November 7, 2016
BioTime (BTX) To Announce Third Quarter Results On November 3, 2016
DURECT (DRRX) Invites You To Join Its Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call
Exactech (EXAC) Schedules Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release And Conference Call
Kindred Bio (KIN) To Announce Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results
NewLink Genetics (NLNK) To Host Its Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call On November 1, 2016
Organovo (ONVO) Announces Release Date For Fiscal Second-Quarter 2017 Financial Results
Omnicell (OMCL) To Release Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Results On October 27th
Ophthotech (OPHT) To Report Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results And Host Conference Call On Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Progenics (PGNX) Sets Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results Call For November 7
Paratek Pharma (PRTK) To Report Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results And Provide Update On Clinical Progress On November 2, 2016
Sarepta (SRPT) To Announce Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results And Recent Corporate Developments On October 27, 2016
Abzena Makes Two Senior Executive Appointments To Drive Growth Of International Business
Ardelyx (ARDX) Strengthens Executive Leadership With The Appointment Of Reginald Seeto, MBBS, As Chief Operating Officer
Viriom Announces Appointment Of New Scientific Advisory Board Member
AusBiotech Ltd. Confirms Future Board At AGM
Stellar Biotech Board Member And Pharma Expert To Join Executive Team
American Cancer Society Names Sharon Byers Chief Development And Marketing Officer
ICON Announces Appointment Of Mr. Ronan Murphy To Board Of Directors
NALIA Systems Expands Board And Management Team
Newron Pharma (NWRN) Supports Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
AusBiotech Ltd. Release: Victorian Premier Opens Largest-Ever Gathering In Australian Life Sciences
Webinar On How Effective Is Your CRO And Vendor Oversight
EBD Group Release: BIO-Europe 2016 To Bring Leaders In The Global Life Sciences Industry To Cologne From November 7–9
Panther Biotechnology Announces Meeting With U.S. FDA
Week In Review: China Healthcare And Pharma Deals
Medline Creates 200 New Jobs in $60 Million Expansion
Arthrex's Florida Expansion Project is Marching Toward a Final Vote
Teleflex Inc. (TFX) Recalls Tracheostomy Sets Due to Disconnection Risk
Wright Medical Group (WMGI) Wraps Up $32 Million Large Joints Sale to Corin Orthopaedics
Bio-Rad (BIO) Nabs FDA Nod for Its IH-1000 Blood Typing Instrument
Medtronic (MDT) Receives FDA Clearance Of New Lower Profile HawkOne 6F Directional Atherectomy System
JARVIK HEART, Inc. Receives FDA Approval For Clinical Trial Of Miniature Heart Assist Device For Infants And Children
Roche (RHHBY) Wins FDA Approval for Cobas MPX Test
FDA Clears Ortho Clinical Diagnostics' ORTHO VISION Max Analyzer for High-Volume Transfusion Medicine Labs
Analogic (ALOG) CEO Resigns, New Leader Named
Multi-Center Clinical Validation Study By Royal Philips Electronics N.V. (PHG) To Be Submitted To FDA In Support Of Expanded Indications For Use For Philips Intellisite Digital Pathology Solution In The U.S.
Millennium Dental Tech Release: Drug-Resistant And Gum Disease-Causing Germs Selectively Destroyed By Periolase MVP-7 Dental Laser
RareCyte Release: Analysis Of Rare Circulating Fetal Cells Make Possible A New Type Of Noninvasive Genetic Prenatal Testing
Vertera Spine Reports Successful Early Outcomes With The Porous PEEK COHERE Fusion Device
NovioSense Announces Successful Clinical Trial And Secures 4th Round Financing For Its Tear Glucose Sensor
Study Investigates The Impact Of Masimo (MASI) Continuous SpHb And PVI On Anesthesia-Related Mortality
Thuasne Purchases UK Orthopedic Bracing Manufacturer
BioCardia Closes Merger With Tiger X Medical
Cepheid (CPHD) Announces Receipt Of Required Regulatory Clearances In Proposed Acquisition
Q2 Solutions Enhances Companion Diagnostics Capabilities In Collaboration With Illumina (ILMN)
Medtronic (MDT) Announces Health Canada License For New TAVI System, Introduces First And Only Recapturable Transcatheter Heart Valve In Canada
Medtronic Canada Release: World's Smallest Pacemaker Licenced For Canadian Patients
Personal Genome Diagnostics Launches RNAcomplete Allowing Co-Extraction And Analysis Of RNA And DNA From A Single FFPE Tissue Sample
Baxter International (BAX) Launches HDx Therapy Enabled By THERANOVA To Provide High Performance Hemodialysis Treatments
EyeQue Introduces World’s Most Advanced Intelligent Vision Solution
Tandem Diabetes Care Now Shipping Next-Generation t:slim X2 Insulin Pump
Orthofix International NV (OFIX) Announces North American Spine Society Coverage Policy Recommendations For Electrical Bone Growth Stimulators
Neurovation Labs Secures Seed Funding For Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Diagnostic
MTPConnect Announces $7.4 Million Funding For 14 National MTP Projects
VolitionRX Announces Exercise Of Over-Allotment Option By Underwriter
Unilife  (UNIS) Announces Filing of 2016 10-K
QIAGEN N.V. (QGEN) Launches Qiascout For Single-Cell Isolation
LabCorp (LH) Is First US Laboratory To Offer Molecular Testing With New Fully Automated Cobas 8800 System From Roche (RHHBY)
Rosetta Genomics (ROSG) Release: RosettaGX Reveal Analytical Validation Study Featured On The Cover Of The October Issue Of Cancer Cytopathology
Accelerate Diagnostics (AXDX) To Report Third-Quarter 2016 Results On November 9th
NX Prenatal Names Dr. Kevin Rosenblatt Chief Medical And Scientific Officer
Pancreacell Presents Updated Design For Total Pancreas Regeneration At Chicago Conference