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Friday, April 29, 2016

Top Breaking News
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) to Cut Jobs in $1.5 Billion Cost-Cutting Move, Will Double Down on Cancer
Sienna Biopharma Launches with $34 Million and a Roster Full of Former Kythera (KYTH) Execs
Medivation (MDVN) Says No! to Sanofi (SNY)'s $9.3 Billion Hostile Bid
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Stays Mum on M&A, Says “No Comment” to Medivation (MDVN) Bid
Abbott (ABT) Tries to Back Out of $5.8B Alere (ALR) Deal, But Alere Says It’s Still On
Life Science Real Estate Developer Lands $310 Million Construction Loan for Cambridge R&D Project
Vertex (VRTX) CEO Took a 23% Pay Cut in 2015 as Firm Overhauls Compensation Policies
FDA Sued for Not Disclosing More Info on the Experts Determining the Fate of Drugs and Devices
Allied Minds and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Throw Another $100 Million into the Development of 10 Drugs

News from Around the Web
Medivation (MDVN)'s Road from Penny Stock to $9.3 Billion M&A Target
Why Big Pharma And Small Biotech Need Each Other Now
How Old You Look Is In Your Genes, Erasmus University Medical Center Study
Too Much Red Meat May Make You Age Faster, University of Glasgow Study
Building Muscle Could Boost The Body's Most Important Muscle, UCLA Study
Being Selfish Lowers Your Level Of Happiness, University of California, Riverside Study
Eating Chocolate Everyday Could Lower Heart Disease And Diabetes Risk, University of Warwick Study
9 Bad Habits That Aren't Actually That Bad For You
Link Between Lifestyle And Gut Flora Revealed in University Of Leuven Study
Two Genes May Raise Odds For Fraternal Twin Pregnancies, Vrije Universiteit In Amsterdam Study
Daniel Chao's Halo Neuroscience Builds Headset To Train Your Brain
Coma Brain Scans Predict If A Person Will Ever Recover Awareness, University of Liege Study
Cubresa's New NuPET Scanner Enables Simultaneous PET/MRI In Existing Third-Party MRI Systems
Fiber Optic Biosensor-Integrated Microfluidic Chip To Detect Glucose Levels, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Study
Cheap Eye Test Device Passes Trials
Simpler Fertility Test Invented By University of Wisconsin-Madison Researchers

Press Releases
FDA Approves Bayer (BAY)'s Gadavist (Gadobutrol) Injection As First Contrast Agent For Use With Magnetic Resonance Angiography Of Supra-Aortic Arteries
Heritage Pharmaceuticals Issues Product Safety Warning Due To Reported Sales Of Counterfeit Drug Product Labeled As BiCNU (Carmustine For Injection) 100mg Outside Of The United States
Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CNCE) Announces Positive Data From Multiple Dose Phase 1 Clinical Trial Of CTP-656, Lead Candidate For The Treatment Of Cystic Fibrosis
Corcept Therapeutics Inc. (CORT) Release: Promising Pre-Clinical And Phase 1 Data Support Advance Of Selective Cortisol Modulator CORT125134 As Potential Treatment For Cushing's Syndrome And Solid-Tumor Cancers
Cytuvax Reports Interim Results Of The Phase I Clinical Trial With The HBAI20 Hepatitis B Vaccine For Non-Responders
Teva (TEVA) Announces FDA Approval Of Proair Respiclick (Albuterol Sulfate) Inhalation Powder For Pediatric Asthma Patients Ages 4 To 11
Biogen (BIIB) And AbbVie (ABBV) Receive Positive Opinion From The CHMP On ZINBRYTA (Daclizumab) For Treatment Of Multiple Sclerosis
Janssen-Cilag International NV (JNJ)’s IMBRUVICA (ibrutinib) Receives Positive CHMP Opinion For Expanded Use In Previously Untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Patients
AbbVie (ABBV) Release: European Medicines Agency Issues Positive Opinion For The Use Of IMBRUVICA (Ibrutinib) As A First-Line Treatment For Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Patients
European CHMP Adopts Positive Opinion For Gilead (GILD)’s TAF-Based Single Tablet Regimen Odefsey (Emtricitabine, Rilpivirine, Tenofovir Alafenamide) For Treatment Of HIV
Allergan (AGN) Receives CHMP Positive Opinion For ENZEPI (Pancrelipase) For Patients With Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)
TRACT Therapeutics Received FDA Approval For A Phase II Trial Using A Patient’s Immune Cells To Prevent Organ Rejection
Helix Release: First Patient Enrolled In Phase II Study Of L-DOS47 In Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Neovacs Obtains FDA Approval To Extend Its Phase IIb Clinical Trial In Lupus To United States
Therabron Receives FDA Fast Track Designation For Rhcc10 For The Prevention Of Chronic Lung Disease Related To Premature Birth
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Release: New Literature Review Assesses Benefits Of Stem Cells For Treating Spinal Cord Injuries
American Academy of Dermatology Survey: Men's Skin Cancer Knowledge Lags Behind Women's
NightstaRx Reports Long-Term Benefits Of Gene Therapy For Inherited Form Of Progressive Blindness, As Published In The New England Journal Of Medicine
4SC AG (VSC.F) Sells Operations Of Its Discovery Division
Strategic Partnership Between PharmaSeek And PRCCI To Promote And Foster Clinical Research In Puerto Rico
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Signs Manufacturing Agreements With Pfizer (PFE)
BIO Collaborates With NIH And NSF On Growing “Innovation Zone” At BIO 2016 International Convention
Mineral Biosciences GlyDe D Undercuts Today's Sugar Metabolism Problem
Lupin (LUPN.BO) Bolsters US Brands Portfolio With Methergine Oral Tablets
CryoPort Files S-1 Registration Statement for Rights Offering
Alere (ALR) Obtains Requisite Lender Approval For Extension To File Form 10-K; Announces Certain Developments Relating To The Pending Merger Transaction With Abbott (ABT)
Alere (ALR) Announces Commencement Of Consent Solicitations For Alere Inc.'s Notes
DURECT (DRRX) Announces Closing Of Public Offering Of Common Stock
Change In Number Of Shares And Votes In Addlife AB
Company Profile For Cytel
OBIO Launches Report On Building Canada’s Health Science Industry Of The Future
Nordic Nanovector: Share Capital Increase Registered
Ignyta (RXDX) Announces Pricing Of Public Offering Of Common Stock
Tiziana Life Sciences Plc Announces Exercise Of Warrants & Issue Of Equity
Theravance Biopharma (TBPH) Announces Proposed Public Offering Of Its Ordinary Shares
Cytokinetics (CYTK) To Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell
MassBioEd Release: Massachusetts Biopharma Industry Hiring At Record Rate
Resolutions At The Annual General Meeting In Biotage AB (BIOTa.ST) On April 28, 2016
LUNGevity Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Lung Cancer Program To Enhance Clinical Trial Participation
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center For Autism Research Joins Launch Of SPARK, Nation's Largest Autism Research Study
DBV Tech Announces Filing Of 2015 "Document de Référence" And 2015 Annual Report On Form 20-F
Takeda (TKPYY) Expands Its Help At Hand Patient Assistance Program In U.S.; Reaches Even More Eligible Patients In The U.S.
Hamamatsu Photonics To Construct New Building To Increase Manufacturing Capacity Of Opto-Semiconductors
Hamamatsu Photonics’s New LIGHTNINGCURE LC-L5G Offers The UV Intensity Of Metal Halide Lamps For A Wide Range Of UV Curing Applications
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Release: A Faster Way To Separate Proteins With Electrophoresis
Advanced Accelerator Applications Reports 26.8% Sales Growth In 2015 And Continues To Show Significant Clinical Progress Across Both Therapeutic And Diagnostic Platforms
Arbutus Biopharma (ABUS) To Provide A Corporate Update And Release First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Acceleron Pharma To Host First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Amgen (AMGN)'s First Quarter 2016 Revenues Increased 10 Percent To $5.5 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 17 Percent To $2.90
Cytori Therapeutics (CYTX) To Webcast First Quarter Financial Results On May 10
Cytokinetics (CYTK) Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
diaDexus Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
DURECT (DRRX) Invites You To Join Its First Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call
Shire (SHPG) Delivers Strong Q1 2016 Results With Double-Digit Growth In Revenue And Non GAAP Earnings Per ADS
Gilead (GILD) Announces First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
ImmunoGen (IMGN) Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results And Provides Corporate Update
Innoviva Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Inogen (INGN) Announces Updated Time For First Quarter 2016 Results Earnings Conference Call – Monday, May 9, 2016, 2:30 PM PT / 5:30 PM ET
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (IDXX) Announces First Quarter Results
NewLink Genetics (NLNK) Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
OvaScience (OVAS) To Host First Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call
Onxeo First Quarter 2016 Financial Information And Business Update
Omnicell Achieves Record Revenue In The First Quarter 2016
OncoGenex (OGXI) To Report First Quarter 2016 Financial Results On May 12, 2016
Sanofi (SNY) Q1 2016 Results
SAGE Therapeutics (SAGE) To Report First Quarter 2016 Financial Results On Thursday, May 5, 2016
Seattle Genetics (SGEN) Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Teligent Announces First Quarter 2016 Results
Glycotope Appoints Dr. Alfredo Zurlo As Chief Medical Officer
Cristal Therapeutics Announces Appointment Of Edwin Klumper As Chief Medical Officer
Ora Appoints David Hollander, M.D., M.B.A., As Chief Medical Officer
Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (ONC.TO) Announces Formation Of Science And Technology Committee
Scilex Pharmaceuticals Announces Addition Of Bob Rappaport, M.D., To Scientific Advisory Board
Valeant (VRX) Announces Nominees For Election To Board Of Directors
Media Alert - Q Biomed CEO Pens Management Piece Featured In Life Science Leader
Propanc Announces Launch Of New Corporate Website
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital PLAY LIVE Prize Season Levels-Up On April 29
BIO Applauds Senators Heitkamp, Heller And Peters For Introducing The SEC Small Business Advocate Act
Agilent (A) Presents Thought Leader Award To Renowned Medicinal Scientist In China
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong Honored At The Vatican With The 2016 Pontifical Key Visionary Award
bioTheranostics' Chief Scientific Officer Nominated For Athena Pinnacle Award
Impact Of Historic $185 Million UCSF Gift Jeopardized By Proposed Warriors Arena
Synergistix Recognized With 2016 Top Workplaces Award By The Sun Sentinel
Hamamatsu Photonics Release: First International Symposium On Advanced Photonics held in Hamamatsu City, Japan
aTyr Pharma To Present At Upcoming May Investor Conferences
BioDelivery (BDSI) Announces Acceptance Of An Abstract To The International Conference On Opioids On The Impact Of A State Formulary Conversion To BUNAVAIL
Regeneron (REGN) Announces Upcoming 2016 Investor Conference Presentations
Windtree Therapeutics (WINT) To Present At 2016 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting
Can-Fite BioPharma (CFBI) To Present At Joseph Gunnar & Co.'s Pioneers 2016 Conference In New York City On May 5, 2016
Sophiris Bio (SPHS) To Present At Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference
Schulman IRB To Serve As Platinum Partner At MAGI East Clinical Research Conference
Biotage AB (BIOTa.ST) Launches Share Buy-Back
Acorda (ACOR) To Present At Two Investor Conferences In May
Eleven Biotherapeutics (EBIO) To Present Data At The Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology 2016 Annual Meeting
Bulletin From Annual General Meeting In Recipharm AB (publ)
NeuroVive (NVP) (publ): Report From AGM
Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (ONC.TO) To Participate In The Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference
Arrowhead Pharma (ARWR) To Present At Upcoming May Conferences
Eli Lilly (LLY) To Participate In Bank of America (BAC) Merrill Lynch 2016 Health Care Conference
Centene Corporation To Present At Bank of America (BAC) 2016 Health Care Conference
AbbVie (ABBV) To Present At The Bank of America (BAC) Merrill Lynch 2016 Global Health Care Conference
Omnicell Release: Deutsche Bank (DB) 41st Annual Health Care Conference
Sangamo (SGMO) Announces Presentation At The Deutsche Bank (DB) 41st Annual Health Care Conference
Stryker (SYK) Coughs Up $52 Million for Stanmore Implants
PAVmed (PAVMU) IPO Brings in $5.3 Million
Study Reveals More Than One-Third of Hip Implants Made by Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s DePuy Synthes Were the Wrong Size
AtriCure (ATRC) Bags a $25 Million Loan with Silicon Valley Bank
Google (GOOG)'s Verily Patents Device that Gets Injected Into the Eyeball to Improve Vision
Genepeeks Release: Current Protocols For Screening Sperm Donors Fail To Protect Families From Vast Majority Of Genetic Disease Risk
Heartmate 3 CE Mark Trial 1-Year Results Presented At ISHLT 36th Annual Meeting And Scientific Sessions In Washington, D.C
Fluxion Biosciences Announces Liquid Biopsy Collaboration With University of Texas Health Science Center
Zika Test From Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Authorized By The FDA For Emergency Use
Elekta's Latest Monaco Release Features Up To Four Times Faster Calculation Speed For Reduced Radiotherapy Planning Times
Encision, Inc. (ECIA) Launches Its AEM EndoShield 2 Burn Protection System
For New Product Development Meet Reliance At Analytica
Biocept, Inc. (BIOC) Announces Proposed Public Offering Of Common Stock And Warrants
Biocept, Inc. (BIOC) Announces Pricing Of $5 Million Public Offering Of Common Stock And Warrants
Number Of Outstanding Shares In Elekta
Report From Annual General Meeting Of Vitrolife (VITR.ST)
B. Braun Medical Taking Leadership Role In Educating Nurses About USP < 800 >
Abaxis, Inc. (ABAX) Reports Financial Performance For The Fourth Quarter And Fiscal 2016 And Declares A 9% Increase In Quarterly Cash Dividend
Cepheid (CPHD) Reports First Quarter 2016 Results
Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited (CCM) Files 2015 Annual Report On Form 20-F
CASMED (CASM) To Report First Quarter 2016 Financial Results And Hold Conference Call On May 5
EOS Imaging Reports Full Year 2015 Results And Q1 2016 Revenue
Hill-Rom Reports Higher Year-Over-Year Revenue And Adjusted Earnings And Updates Full Year Outlook
IRIDEX (IRIX) Announces First Quarter 2016 Conference Call And Release Date
Insulet (PODD) Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
MRI Interventions (MRIC) Announces 2016 First Quarter Results
Neovasc (NVC) Reports First Quarter Results For 2016
Opko Health (OPK) To Announce First Quarter Operating And Financial Results On May 9, 2016
Orthofix International NV (OFIX) Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Second Sight (EYES) Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Semler Scientific Reports 2016 First Quarter Financial Results
SQI Diagnostics To Announce Second Quarter 2016 Results
Zecotek Photonics Inc. Reports $685,452 Of LFS Scintillation Crystal Sales Revenue For Third Quarter Fiscal 2016
Metabolon Identifies Biomarkers With Superior Diagnostic Performance Over Creatinine For Chronic Kidney Disease
Hamilton Thorne, Inc. To Present At The 2016 Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference
Haemonetics (HAE) Honored For Delivering 'World-Class' Customer Service
Boston Scientific (BSX) Announces Scheduled Presentations At Heart Rhythm Society 2016
Boston Scientific (BSX) To Participate In Bank of America (BAC) 2016 Healthcare Conference
Nevro To Present At Bank of America (BAC) Merrill Lynch 2016 Healthcare Conference