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2014-03-06 08:30:02

SAN DIEGO, March 6, 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 it will report fourth quarter and full-year 2013 operational results after closing of the NASDAQ Global Market on Thursday, March 20, 2014. A conference call hosted by Michael Martino, president and CEO, and other members of senior management will...

2014-03-05 23:21:24

CNI College announces the Blood and Marrow Drive it will host with St. Joseph Hospital on March 13 at the CNI College campus. This drive is to help Sofia Flores, a 23-month-old AML patient, find a bone marrow match in order to help her combat acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive form of leukemia. Orange, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 CNI College, a healthcare career college, announces the Blood and Marrow Drive it will host with St. Joseph Hospital on March 13 at the CNI College campus. This...

2014-03-04 08:31:11

SAN DIEGO, March 4, 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 the Company's participation at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference to be held at the Loews Miami Hotel in Miami Beach, FL, March 10-13, 2014. Marcy Graham, Ambit's Executive Director of Investor Relations, will provide an overview of the Company...

2014-02-28 08:25:51

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to the Company's investigational drug Pracinostat for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/LA32362LOGO) "We are very pleased to receive this orphan drug...

2014-02-13 10:35:34

Cancer researchers led by stem cell scientist Dr. John Dick have discovered a pre-leukemic stem cell that may be the first step in initiating disease and also the culprit that evades therapy and triggers relapse in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The research, published online today in Nature is a significant leap in understanding the steps that a normal cell has to go through as it turns into AML, says Dr. Dick, and sets the stage to advance personalized cancer medicine by...

2014-02-12 08:28:26

- BL-8040 study published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics - JERUSALEM, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX; TASE: BLRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to identifying, in-licensing and developing promising therapeutic candidates, announced today positive pre-clinical results for BL-8040 in a third indication - as a treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia. Results of the study were recently published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. (Logo:...

2014-02-11 08:32:20

-- Study Focused on Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome Who are EphA3 Positive -- SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KBIO) today announced that the company has begun treating patients in the Phase 2 expansion portion of study KB004-01 evaluating KB004, the company's anti-EphA3 Humaneered(®) monoclonal antibody (mAb). The company is targeting enrollment of 30 patients for this portion of the Phase 2...

2014-02-10 11:13:59

Analyzing the genomes of twin 3-year-old sisters – one healthy and one with aggressive leukemia – led an international team of researchers to identify a novel molecular target that could become a way to treat recurring and deadly malignancies. Scientists in China and the United States report their findings online Feb. 9 in Nature Genetics. The study points to a molecular pathway involving a gene called SETD2, which can mutate in blood cells during a critical step as DNA is being...

2014-02-09 12:20:14

CINCINNATI, Feb. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Analyzing the genomes of twin 3-year-old sisters - one healthy and one with aggressive leukemia - led an international team of researchers to identify a novel molecular target that could become a way to treat recurring and deadly malignancies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) Scientists in China and the United States report their findings online Feb. 9 in Nature Genetics. The study points to a...

2014-02-04 08:33:18

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 4, 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 the Company's participation at the Leerink Global Healthcare Conference to be held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, February 12-13, 2014. Michael Martino, Ambit's CEO, will provide an overview of the Company and its lead drug candidate,...