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Friday 24th April 2015

FDA OK's Lilly's Cyramza in colon cancer

The approval, however, did nothing for Lilly's shares on 24 April – with the stock closing down 81 cents, or a loss of 1.1%, at $71.59.

AIR Senior VP Cheryl Vince to Speak at Annual CWLA Conference

Cheryl Joan Vince, a senior vice president at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and an internationally renowned expert on human development and its interaction with health and social service systems, will deliver closing remarks at the annual conference of the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) next week. Vince is one of five members of AIR’s Health and Social Development program wh...

EASL results: HepC developers seeking shorter treatments

The competition rages on in the hepatitis C space – despite there being a functional cure – now, to reduce treatment durations and improve costs. Both Gilead and Merck & Co have released data this week for their next generation hep C...

Circulating cell-free miRNAs as biomarker for triple-negative breast cancer

Jubilant DraxImage Files Citizen Petition with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Jubilant DraxImage, Inc., a Jubilant Pharma Company, announced today that it filed a citizen petition on April 20, 2015 with the United States federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under docket number FDA-2015-p-1296 at http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FDA-2015-P-1296-0001. The citizen

PI's New Air Bearing Stages Manager, Matt Reck

PI USA is expanding it's air bearing stage team with Matt Reck, hired as a Product Line Manager. Auburn, MA (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. has enhanced its Air Bearing Precision Positioning Stage capabilities with the recent appointment of Matt Reck as Product Line Manager. Reck comes with a very impressive resume, having spent the past years working at a number of motio...

Experts discuss the impact of M&A on CRO, sponsor partnerships

As M&A continues to ramp up for the pharma and biotech industry, communication and agility are two of the major keys for CROs to adapt to an acquisition, experts said Thursday at the Partnerships in Clinical Trials Conference in Boston.

Tolero Pharmaceuticals Presents Data Demonstrating Profound Synergy of Alvocidib and Bromodomain Protein Inhibitors in Nonclinical Models of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

--Data Presented at the 2015 AACR Annual Meeting Provide Strong Rationale for the Combination of Alvocidib with Inhibitors of BET Proteins.-- Tolero Pharmaceuticals, Inc, today announced that it presented nonclinical study results demonstrating profound synergy of lead candidate, alvocidib, and bromo and extra terminal (BET) protein ...

Drug overlaps, shortages may complicate Teva bid for Mylan

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' bid for Mylan NV would create a company controlling nearly 25 percent of the U.S. generics market, including drugs in short supply, according to industry experts and a Reuters review of regulatory ...

GE buyout-lending unit draws interest from SunTrust, Apollo, Ares - Bloomberg

April 24 (Reuters) - SunTrust Banks Inc, Apollo Global Management and Ares Management LP are considering offers for buying General Electric Co's unit that lends to private-equity firms in the United States, Bloomberg reported, citing people with know...

DEALTALK-Drug overlaps, shortages may complicate Teva bid for Mylan

NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' bid for Mylan NV would create a company controlling nearly 25 percent of the U.S. generics market, including drugs in short supply, according to industry experts and a Reuters review of r...

Bussani Mobility Displays First-Ever Wheelchair Accessible SUV… BraunAbility MXV™ (Mobility Crossover Vehicle) Prototype

A prototype of the first wheelchair accessible SUV, the BraunAbility MXV™, will be on display at the Special Needs Expo Long Island this Sunday courtesy of local mobility dealer Bussani Mobility Team. Melville, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 When: Sunday (April 26) at 11 am-4pm Where: Special Needs Expo Long Island at the Long Island Hilton (598 Broad Hollow Rd, Melville, NY) For the first time, whe...

Grant Stevens, MD, FACS Speaking at Toronto Aesthetic Meeting and Breast Symposium

Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) international traveling professor, is a guest speaker April 23 - 25 at the Toronto Aesthetic Meeting and Breast Surgery Sympo

Orthofix International Schedules Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call for April 29, 2015

Orthofix International N.V., (NASDAQ:OFIX) (the “Company”), a diversified, global medical device company, announced today that it plans to release fourth quarter 2014 financial results after market close on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Brad Mason, Chief Executive Officer and Doug Rice, Interim Chief Financial Officer will host a conference call and webca...

Meijer creates garden oasis in-store

Gina AcostaMeijer has partnered with Scotts-MiracleGro to create an unprecedented lawn and garden section in its stores, just in time for the spring gardening season.  read more

Large‐scale adenovirus and poxvirus‐vectored vaccine manufacturing to enable clinical trials

Efforts to make vaccines against infectious diseases and immunotherapies for cancer have evolved to utilize a variety of heterologous expression systems such as viral vectors. These vectors are often attenuated or engineered to safely deliver genes e...

Adaptation to High Throughput Batch Chromatography Enhances Multivariate Screening

High throughput process development (HTPD) offers unique approaches to explore complex process design spaces with relatively low material consumption. Batch chromatography is one technique that can be used to screen chromatographic conditions in a 9...

Sortase A‐mediated synthesis of ligand‐grafted cyclized peptides for modulating a model protein‐protein interaction

Specific ligand‐grafted cyclic peptides are promising drug candidates that can modulate protein‐protein interactions (PPIs) with increased proteolytic stability. In this study, we aimed to demonstrate that Sortase A (SrtA)‐mediated peptide tran...

Enhanced Glutathione Production by Evolutionary Engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Strains

Glutathione is an important natural tripeptide mainly used because of its antioxidative properties. Commercial glutathione is microbially synthesized by yeasts and the growing demand requires the development of new production strains. An adaptive lab...

The stage‐specific in vitro efficacy of a malaria antigen cocktail provides valuable insights into the development of effective multi‐stage vaccines

Multicomponent vaccines targeting different stages of Plasmodium falciparum represent a promising, holistic concept towards better malaria vaccines. Additionally, an effective vaccine candidate should demonstrate cross‐strain specificity because ma...

Modulating secretory pathway pH by proton channel co‐expression can increase recombinant protein stability in plants

Eukaryotic expression systems are used for the production of complex secreted proteins. However, recombinant proteins face considerable biochemical challenges along the secretory pathway, including proteolysis and pH variation between organelles. As ...

Some Progestins May Hike Cancer; Some Estrogens May Ward it Off

A recent analysis of  long-term after-effects of a specific hormone replacement therapy (HRT)—non-physiologic hormones created by Wyeth—finds that a pattern observed while women took the drugs during the famous Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) remains true years later.

New FDA Draft Guidance: eCTD Is Coming to Promotional Submissions…Are You Ready?

Date: Friday, May 15, 2015 Time:1pm - 2:30pm EDT Duration: 90 Minutes - Online $299 - Introductory Rate

What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Monday, April 27

(The Day Ahead is an email and PDF publication that includes the day's major stories and events, analyses and other features. To receive The Day Ahead, Eikon users can register at . Thomson One users can register at RT/DAY/US. All times in ET/GMT) WE...

South Dakota Mines, Arizona State University Pave Way for Cooperative Research

A new memorandum of agreement signed by the universities will encourage and promote cooperation in research, long distance learning, student success and other services particularly, though not exclusively, relating to sustainability, energy and natural resources. Rapid City, SD and Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and Arizona State University (ASU...


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