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2008-12-18 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAZZ) announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 7,465,462 covering its Once-A-Day LUVOX CR(R) (fluvoxamine maleate) Extended-Release Capsule product. The patent was assigned to Elan Pharma International Limited and is exclusively licensed to Jazz Pharmaceuticals in the United States through a product license agreement with Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The...

2008-12-11 15:38:00

RADNOR, Pa., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by the law firm of Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP: Notice is hereby given that a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN) ("Elan" or the "Company") between May 21, 2007 and October 21, 2008, inclusive (the "Class Period"). If you wish to discuss this action...

2008-11-12 09:00:10

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a 30-minute onset of action for Focalin(R) XR (dexmethylphenidate HCl) extended-release capsules for the treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), bringing potential benefits for young patients and their families during the important morning period when they are preparing for school. "The morning is a critical time for families," said Alice Mao, MD, Associate Professor of...

2008-10-29 09:00:36

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Berger & Montague ("Berger") announced today that a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court of New York on behalf of all purchasers of American Depository Shares (evidenced by American Depository Receipts) of Elan Corporation PLC ("elan" or the "Company") and all purchasers of options to purchase Elan securities during the period of June 17, 2008 through July 29, 2008 (the "Class Period") charging Elan and...

2008-10-20 03:00:08

Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN) and Transition Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: TTHI, TSX: TTH) today announced the achievement of the patient enrollment target for a Phase 2 clinical study of ELND005 (AZD-103) in patients with Alzheimer's disease. The study is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging, safety and efficacy study in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. Each patient's planned treatment period is approximately 18 months. About ELND005 (AZD-103)...

2008-09-19 15:00:12

Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN) announced that a post-hoc analysis showed TYSABRI(R) (natalizumab) treatment increases the probability of achieving sustained improvement in physical disability over two years when compared to placebo. This post-hoc analysis provides the first evidence that TYSABRI is associated with a significant improvement in functional outcome, rather than only slowing or preventing progression of disability, in those living with relapsing...

2008-09-05 06:00:23

Elan and Biogen Idec have initiated the first clinical trial of Tysabri in oncology. The first dose of Tysabri was administered earlier in the trial. The objectives of this Phase I/II study are to evaluate the safety and potential anti-tumor activity of Tysabri in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. This Phase I/II, open-label, two-arm study is designed to evaluate the safety and anti-tumor activity of Tysabri in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. In...

2008-09-05 03:00:06

Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN) and Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) today announced the initiation of the first clinical trial of TYSABRI(R) (natalizumab) in oncology. The first dose of TYSABRI was administered yesterday in the trial. The objectives of this Phase I/II study are to evaluate the safety and potential anti-tumor activity of TYSABRI in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. TYSABRI is a recombinant, humanized monoclonal antibody that targets the adhesion molecule VLA4...

2008-08-26 18:00:49

TITUSVILLE, N.J., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. (J&JPRD) announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked for additional data before it will approve the company's New Drug Application (NDA) for paliperidone palmitate, an investigational once-monthly atypical antipsychotic intramuscular injection for treating schizophrenia and preventing recurrence of its symptoms. The letter outlined remaining...

2008-07-29 18:00:20

Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN) and Wyeth (NYSE: WYE) today are presenting detailed results from the companies' 18-month Phase 2 study of bapineuzumab (AAB-001) in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease at the Alzheimer's Association's International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. As previously announced, in the study, bapineuzumab appeared to have an acceptable safety profile and clinical activity in treating Alzheimer's disease. Potential efficacy...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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