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IR expands family of automotive directFET2 power MOSFETs with system scalability

October 25, 2010 6:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

International Rectifier, IR® announced the expansion of its family of automotive DirectFET®2 power MOSFETs that deliver exceptional power density, dual-sided cooling and minimal parasitic inductance and resistance for heavy load applications, including Electric Power Steering (EPS), power...

Tengion Announces First Implantation of Neo-Urinary Conduit™ in Initial Clinical Trial in Patients with Bladder Cancer

October 25, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

EAST NORRITON, Pa., Oct. 25 /- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN ), a leader in regenerative medicine, announced today that surgeons at the University of Chicago have implanted its Neo-Urinary Conduit ™ in the first patient as part of the ongoing clinical trial evaluating the Company's...

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GENFIT Selected by Windhover for the 2011 'Top Biopharma Projects To Watch'

October 25, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LILLE, France and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 25 /- GENFIT (Alternext: ALGFT; ISIN: FR0004163111), a biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of drug discovery and development, focusing on the early diagnosis and preventive treatment of cardiometabolic and associated disorders, today...

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CryoLife Begins Distribution of Blood-Clotting Agent PerClot® in Europe

October 25, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, Oct. 25 /-  CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, announced today that it has begun European distribution of PerClot®, a novel polysaccharide hemostatic agent used to control bleeding during...

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Panasonic Makes Investment in Houston-based CardioNexus Corp.

October 25, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 25 /- Panasonic Corporation of North America has completed an investment in CardioNexus Corporation, a portfolio company of Houston's Fairway Medical Technologies which works closely with the Texas Medical Center. The move is part of Panasonic's plans to establish...

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Emeritus buys Weston for $18 million

October 25, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Emeritus Corp., a provider of senior living services, said Monday it will buy The Weston Group Inc., one of its suppliers, for $18 million.The Weston Group, of Easton, Pa., provides rehabilitation services and medical equipment to the senior living industry. Weston's annual revenue is about $37...

Psychiatric Solutions facility subpoenaed by DOJ

October 25, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Psychiatric Solutions Inc. said one of its inpatient facilities in Philadelphia received a subpoena from the Department of Justice, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Monday.In the filing, the company said it received the subpoena on Oct. 20. It did not disclose details...

PAREXEL International to Present at Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference and Morningstar Annual Stocks Forum

October 25, 2010 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOSTON, Oct. 25 /- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ) announced today it will be presenting at the Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference in New York.  James Winschel, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will be making a presentation on PAREXEL at 2:45 p.m....

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PolyOne GLS Selected as Healthcare Industry Marketing Specialist for Santoprene™ TPV Medical Grades

October 25, 2010 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CLEVELAND, Oct. 25 /- PolyOne Corporation announced that PolyOne GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers has been chosen by ExxonMobil Chemical Company to be its primary marketing specialist for thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) medical products made using ExxonMobil Chemical's Santoprene™ TPV....

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Roper Industries Announces Record Third Quarter Results

October 25, 2010 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 25 /- Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP ) reported record results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2010.   Net earnings for the third quarter were $84 million, a 49% increase over the third quarter of 2009, and diluted earnings per share (DEPS) were...

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Adeona CEO to Provide Keynote Address at the 2010 MichBio Expo & Conference Emerging Biosciences Showcase

October 25, 2010 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 25 /- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Amex: AEN ) announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, James S. Kuo, M.D., M.B.A., will provide the keynote address at the Emerging Biosciences Showcase during the 2010 MichBio Expo & Conference. The 2010 MichBio Expo...

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Intercell Reports Positive Results From Its Phase II Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Investigational Vaccine Study for Certain Hospital-Acquired Infections

October 25, 2010 12:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

VIENNA, Oct. 25 /- Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL) today announced results from a Phase II clinical trial involving the company's investigational nosocomial vaccine candidate (IC43) against infections with the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa , a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections...

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TearLab’s Goal Is to Make Sure There Isn’t a Dry Eye in the House

October 24, 2010 11:32 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

When James Owen first cast eyes on San Diego-based TearLab Corp.’s lab-on-a-chip approach to testing for eye disorders, he knew one major category of patients would be seeing improved results in their vision.

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Experts unveil new CVD guidelines and position papers at Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2010

October 24, 2010 10:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada) Summaries of a number of new Canadian Cardiovascular Society guidelines and position statements offering the most up to date information to support clinicians in practicing evidence-based medicine were released at the Canadian Cardiovascular...

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Alcon taps new board chairman(2)

October 24, 2010 3:46 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Eye care company Alcon Inc. said Sunday its board has elected a new chairman to replace Cary Rayment.Daniel Vasella, who is also chairman of the board of Novartis AG, will now take over, the company said. Vasella has served on Alcon's board since July 7, 2008, and Novartis became Alcon's...

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