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Caliper Life Sciences and Sony DADC Collaborate to Develop Plastic Microfluidic Solutions

November 3, 2010 8:33 am | News | Comments

HOPKINTON, Mass., Nov. 3, 2010 /- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ), a leading provider of tools and services for drug discovery and life sciences research, today announced a collaboration with Sony DADC Austria AG for the co-development and manufacture of plastic consumables...


Karyopharm collects $20M in first funding round

November 3, 2010 6:34 am | News | Comments

Stealthy pharmaceutical startup Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc., born out of the ashes of Epix Pharmaceuticals, has raised a $20 million Series A financing round from unnamed backers, officials said.

Aetna 3Q profit jumps 53 percent on lower costs

November 3, 2010 4:45 am | News | Comments

Health insurer Aetna Inc. said Wednesday its third-quarter net income jumped 53 percent on lower benefits and expenses.The Hartford, Conn. company said a series of cost management moves and lower use of health care services gave profit a boost during the quarter. The medical benefit ratio,...


IMAPS-UK - 'Making MEMS Work ? BIG Ideas For Small Devices' Technical Seminar

November 3, 2010 4:35 am | News | Comments

UK Microelectronics Packaging Society (IMAPS-UK) has released details of its forthcoming ?Making MEMS Work ? BIG Ideas For Small Devices? Technical Seminar & Industry Networking Event being held at The Institute of System Level Integration (iSLI) in Edinburgh on 02 December 2010.

Biogen to cut work force by 13 percent

November 3, 2010 4:34 am | News | Comments

Biogen Idec Inc., the second largest biotechnology company in Massachusetts with approved blockbuster drugs to treat Multiple Sclerosis, has announced it will cut its work force by 13 percent, closing a site in San Diego and consolidating sites in Eastern Massachusetts into the large...

WellPoint's 3Q profit climbs 1 percent

November 3, 2010 3:45 am | News | Comments

WellPoint Inc.'s net income inched up 1 percent in the third quarter, as the insurer cut expenses and saw gains from a reduction in health care use and leftover claims that came in lower than expected.The Indianapolis insurer also raised its 2010 earnings forecast, following a third-quarter...

Cardiogenesis Receives Research Award From Federal Government

November 3, 2010 3:33 am | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /- Cardiogenesis Corporation (OTCQB: CGCP), a leading developer of surgical products used in the treatment of diffuse coronary artery disease, today announced the receipt of a grant of approximately $244,500 from the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project...


IDEV Technologies Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for SUPERA VERITASâ„¢

November 3, 2010 3:33 am | News | Comments

WEBSTER, Texas, Nov. 3, 2010 /- IDEV Technologies, Incorporated (IDEV), an innovative leader in the development and commercialization of minimally invasive medical technologies, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market the SUPERA VERITAS...


Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2011

November 3, 2010 3:32 am | News | Comments

CLEVELAND, Nov. 3, 2010 /- From pill-sized cameras to radioactive compounds that let doctors "see" inside a patient's brain, Cleveland Clinic's Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2011 showcases new techniques, therapies and approaches to treating a host of diseases. The list of breakthrough...


DNA Medicine Institute Receives Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Grant

November 3, 2010 3:32 am | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 3, 2010 /- The DNA Medicine Institute, a biomedical research organization whose mission is to advance patient care, alleviate human suffering, and treat disease through innovation, has received a $222,999 grant from the U.S. government under the Qualifying...


Asia Pacific Pharma Companies Turning to High-Risk, High-Reward Drug Development, According to New Report from Thomson Reuters

November 2, 2010 11:33 pm | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Nov. 3, 2010 /- Pharmaceutical companies in the Asia Pacific region are increasingly adapting their business models from the production of generic drugs towards more high-risk, high-return research and development, according to a new report released today by CMR...


MEMSCAP: 8% net profit for the third quarter 2010

November 2, 2010 10:34 pm | News | Comments

45% revenue growth for the first 9 months of the year and continuing operations profitable over the same period.

Telik Awarded $1.2 Million in Grants for Qualifying Therapeutic Development Projects

November 2, 2010 7:34 pm | News | Comments

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 2, 2010 /- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK ) a clinical stage drug development company focused on developing drugs to treat cancer, announced that it has been awarded grants totaling $1,222,396 under the U.S. Government's Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project (QTDP)....


Regado Biosciences, Inc. Presents the First-In-Human Clinical Experience with REG2 at the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) Coagulation and Heart Disease Sessions in...

November 2, 2010 7:33 pm | News | Comments

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 2, 2010 /- Regado Biosciences, Inc., a privately held company leading the development of antithrombotic aptamers with active control agents, announced that Steven L. Zelenkofske, D.O., F.A.C.C., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, presented an...


Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Introduces Cost Disclosure Tool Throughout Colorado

November 2, 2010 3:33 pm | News | Comments

DENVER, Nov. 2, 2010 /- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Colorado announced today the expansion of its industry-leading transparency initiative beyond major metro areas into the entire state.  Colorado members from Silverton to Sterling and everywhere in between can now access...



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