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2014-09-29 08:31:43

Expansion of Collaboration Enables Identification of Optimal Patient Profiles and Combination Strategies for APTO-253 SAN DIEGO, CA AND TORONTO, ON; PORTLAND, OR AND WHITE PLAINS, NY, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aptose Biosciences Inc. (TSX: APS), a clinical-stage company developing new therapeutics and molecular diagnostics that target the underlying mechanisms of cancer, the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and The Leukemia &...

2014-09-28 20:21:07

Lead Compound, Quizartinib, Will Further Build Daiichi Sankyo Oncology Pipeline TOKYO and SAN DIEGO, Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Ltd. (hereinafter Daiichi Sankyo) (TSE: 4568) and Ambit Biosciences (NASDAQ: AMBI), jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Daiichi Sankyo will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Ambit Biosciences for $15 per share in cash through a tender offer followed by a merger...

2014-09-24 12:29:26

Collaborative efforts with leading cancer centers to provide clinical test is supported CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EUTROPICS Inc., a privately held company developing novel diagnostic tests, today announced that it has signed a contract with the National Cancer Institute through the Small Business Initiative Research (NCI-SBIR) program to develop its' Praedicare Dx platform for personalized medicine approaches in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) patient management....

2014-09-18 08:30:22

Live Webcast from New York on Friday, September 26th SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today that Daniel P. Gold, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at BioCentury's NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry conference on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time from the Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center...

2014-09-10 16:26:28

SAN BRUNO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- September is designated as National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The federal health observance provides an opportunity to heighten awareness of the formidable public health challenges presented by childhood cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children and adolescents ages 1 to 19 years old in the United States. Pediatric patients with blood cancers have diseased...

2014-09-09 08:32:43

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, today announced results for its fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. "I am very proud of all that we have accomplished over the past year, highlighted by significant progress toward the clinical development of our lead drug candidate Pracinostat," said Daniel P. Gold, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of MEI Pharma. "Now we...

2014-09-08 08:29:38

SAN DIEGO and TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aptose Biosciences Inc. (TSX: APS), a clinical-stage company developing new therapeutics and molecular diagnostics that target the underlying mechanisms of cancer, today announced that Stephen B. Howell, M.D. will act in the capacity of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Howell joins the Aptose team as a medical consultant to provide expert clinical guidance to the company. "Dr. Howell brings to Aptose deep industry and academic...

2014-09-03 04:21:54

AMSTERDAM, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ Clinical and Business Development expert re-joins the Company ~ Kiadis Pharma B.V. ("Kiadis Pharma", "Kiadis" or "the Company"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing T-cell immunotherapy treatments for blood cancers, today announces the appointment of Dr. Jeroen Rovers, MD PhD, as its Chief Medical Officer. Jeroen Rovers was most recently Chief Medical Officer at Ceronco Biosciences. Prior...

2014-08-12 16:28:07

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (NASDAQ: AMBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting unmet needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced operating results for the second quarter 2014. The company will host a conference call today to discuss financial results for the quarter and to provide an operational update for the first half of 2014. "We are pleased to have initiated our...

2014-08-08 11:12:02

AGA Immunosuppressive drugs called thiopurines have been found to increase the risk of myeloid disorders, such as acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome, a rare bone marrow disorder, seven-fold among inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. These data were reported in a new study1 published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). Thiopurines are an established treatment for...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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