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2014-01-07 23:01:13

Originally spun out of Avago, Alverix Finds a Strategic Home with BD Murray Hill, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 New Venture Partners LLC (”New Venture Partners”), a venture capital firm focused on investing in corporate technology spinouts, announced the acquisition of Alverix, Inc. (“Alverix”) by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX). Alverix designs, develops and manufactures handheld diagnostic test instruments for companies to be paired with rapid medical...

2014-01-07 16:25:41

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced today that it will conduct a live webcast of its first fiscal quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. (ET). BD will issue a press release detailing the quarter's earnings earlier that morning. The webcast of the conference call, along with related slides, will be accessible through BD's website at www.bd.com/investors and will be...

2014-01-07 08:30:54

Advances BD Diagnostics' Point-of-Care Strategy FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it has acquired Alverix, Inc., a privately-held diagnostic instrument company known for its optoelectronics expertise. Since 2008, BD and Alverix have collaborated in the point-of-care diagnostic market with the design and development of the BD Veritor(TM) System, which has...

Deadly Fungus Cause Of Frog Declines In The Andes
2013-12-13 07:25:23

San Francisco State University Amphibians at high elevations can tolerate temperature changes, but susceptible to deadly fungus A deadly fungus, and not climate change as is widely believed, is the primary culprit behind the rapid decline of frog populations in the Andes mountains, according to a new study published today in the journal Conservation Biology. Frogs living at higher elevations can tolerate increasing temperatures, researchers found, but their habitats fall within the...

2013-11-27 12:24:30

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), a global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the 25(th) Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. EST. A live webcast of BD's presentation can be accessed from the BD corporate website at www.bd.com/investors, and will be available for replay through Tuesday, December 10, 2013. About BDBD is a leading global...

2013-11-26 08:27:39

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 54.5 cents per common share, an increase of 5 cents per share, or about 10 percent, from the previous quarter. The dividend will be payable on December 31, 2013 to holders of record on December 10, 2013. At the current rate, the annual dividend for fiscal year 2014 would be $2.18 per share. "Our strategy of investing and...

2013-11-19 12:29:46

BD AccelerateSM Program Designed to Bring Pharmaceutical Customers' Drugs to Market Faster FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that the BD Accelerate(SM) program now offers a solution for the biopharmaceutical injectable drug market with the BD Neopak(TM) Glass Prefillable Syringe system. This make-to-stock program is designed to...

2013-11-13 08:29:37

Will Collaborate with Healthcare Industry Stakeholders to Collectively Create Safer Healthcare Environments FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and BOSTON, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced it has joined the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) Corporate Council. The membership will enable BD to work alongside the Foundation and its constituent groups, including healthcare providers, other...

2013-10-28 12:25:10

Initiative Seeks to Expand Access and Improve Healthcare for Underserved and Vulnerable Populations in the U.S. Through Support to Clinics and Community Health Centers FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), a leading global medical technology company, together with Direct Relief and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), today launched BD Helping Build Healthy Communities(SM), a four-year...

2013-10-16 04:21:44

Expansion of Product Portfolio for Microbiological Analyses in the Lab GOETTINGEN, Germany and BALTIMORE, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading international pharma and biotech supplier, and BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced a collaboration to develop, manufacture and market various ready-to-use, prefilled media products for microbiological...