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Speeding Up Petri Dish Diagnostics

August 18, 2010 9:44 am | by Bret Barnhizer | Articles | Comments

In the race for convenient, single-use diagnostics, an emerging American company is bringing speed, ease of use, and affordability to the detection of bacteria. By applying a simple, yet revolutionary, idea to the old-fashioned Petri dish, BioNanoPore test kits show quantitative results in a matter of hours compared to the potential one to three days with traditional Petri dish methods.

AACR Opens Award Nominations for Excellence in Cancer Research

August 18, 2010 9:31 am | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA - The American Association for Cancer Research is currently accepting nominations for awards recognizing excellence in cancer research, to be presented at the 102nd AACR Annual Meeting 2011, held in Orlando, Fla., from April 2 to 6.

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Subminiature Compression Load Cells Offer Reliability and Space Efficiency

August 18, 2010 8:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

The subminiature series VLC856 compression load cells are small in size with diameters from 0.38 in. and heights of only 0.13 in.

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Thermo Fisher opens Shanghai tech center

August 18, 2010 8:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Waltham-based mass spectrometer and instrumentation company Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has opened the China Technology Center in Shanghai to meet the needs of a growing Chinese customer base.

Kerr Drug to Deploy Mirixa Technology for Clinical Services

August 18, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RESTON, Va., Aug. 18 /- The Mirixa Corporation is pleased to announce that Kerr Drug has signed a licensing agreement for MirixaEdge(SM), Mirixa's clinical application that supports the delivery of pharmacist-based patient care services, including Medication Therapy Management (MTM)....

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China PharmaHub Signs Agreement with Chengdu Yongkon Pharmacy

August 18, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOSTON, Aug. 18 /- China PharmaHub Corp. ("PharmaHub"), recently merged with World Wide Relics (OTC Bulletin Board: WRLC ), which will be shortly changing its name to China PharmaHub Corp, is proud to announce it has signed a cooperation agreement with Chengdu Yongkon Pharmacy Co. Ltd.,...

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Omnicom Adds National Healthcare Giant to Client Roster

August 18, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 18 /- After a lengthy review, The SCOOTER Store, the country's leading provider of power mobility products and services, has selected an integrated Omnicom team as its new agency to help strengthen and broaden the company's brand and messaging. In addition to...

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Wound Management Technologies' CellerateRX® Activated Collagenâ„¢ Debuts at the South African Diabetic Foot Working Group Congress in Cape Town

August 18, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 18 /- Wound Management Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WNDM ) announced today that its new international distributor, Spiramed (Pty) Ltd, exhibited its advanced wound care collagen product, CellerateRX® last weekend at the DFWG (Diabetic Foot Working...

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Aethlon Medical Announces Expansion of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Treatment Programs

August 18, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18 /- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD ), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with GVK Biosciences (GVK BIO) to expand the opportunity for...

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Biogen to pay up to $345M for ALS treatment

August 18, 2010 8:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Biogen Idec Inc. has entered into a licensing agreement with Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Knopp Neurosciences Inc. in which Biogen will pay up to $265 million to gain exclusive rights to develop and commercialize Knopp's treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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Life sciences firms explore ways to help developing nations

August 18, 2010 8:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Is it possible to solve a developing-world pandemic or other similar disease that afflicts the poor and still get rich? One might have to choose between one or the other, say experts, but there may be some options.

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TOPEX Sells Skin Cancer Business Operations to SENSUS Healthcare

August 18, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DANBURY, Conn., Aug. 18 /- TOPEX, Inc. announces the sale of its skin cancer business operations to SENSUS Healthcare, LLC for its low energy SRT 100 superficial radiotherapy treatment system. Since TOPEX received FDA approval during 2007, many systems have been operating worldwide at...

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Martek to Announce Third Quarter 2010 Results

August 18, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 18 /- Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK ) announced today that it intends to release the results of its third quarter of fiscal 2010 on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).  At 4:45 p.m. ET Martek will conduct a...

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CardioGenics Featured on Canada's Business News Network

August 18, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Aug. 18 /- Dr. Yahia Gawad, CEO of CardioGenics Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGNH ), developer of the ultra-sensitive QL Care™ Point-Of-Care (POC) analyzer and products for the immunoassay segment of the In-Vitro Diagnostics market, took part in an interview on...

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AirPal Expands Line of Air-Activated Transfer Pads to Include Multi-Purpose Patient Positioning Functionality

August 18, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORTH WALES, Pa., Aug. 18 /- AirPal ®, a leading innovator and supplier of lateral air transfer and positioning technology, has announced the expansion of its line of air-activated transfer pads to incorporate multi-purpose patient positioning functionality. "This announcement marks...

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