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2014-05-06 04:23:34

SEATTLE, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMC Biologics, Inc., a global leader in process development and contract manufacturing, and MacroGenics, Inc. (Nasdaq:MGNX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing innovative monoclonal antibody-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases, have entered into an agreement to further develop the production process for transfer and clinical manufacturing of one of MacroGenics'...

2014-05-05 08:27:46

SANTA ROSA, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruthigen, Inc., (NASDAQ: RTGN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapeutics designed to prevent and treat infection in invasive applications, today announced that the underwriters of Ruthigen's recently completed initial public offering have partially exercised their option to purchase additional shares of common stock. The underwriters have purchased an additional...

2014-05-05 08:27:39

Conference Call and Webcast to Follow THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing breakthrough treatments for human disease, will release its first quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, May 8, 2014 before the financial markets open. Lexicon management will hold a conference call and webcast to discuss clinical development progress and financial results for the first quarter...

2014-05-01 12:31:52

Spin-off Would Allow Cytocom to Operate as a Separate Biotechnology Company Focused on Development of LDN and MENK Immunotherapy Products ORLANDO, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNI BioTech, Inc. (OTCQB: TNIB) ("TNIB" or the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, marketing and distribution of opioid-related immunotherapies, announced that its board of directors has approved a plan to spin off its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cytocom, Inc. ("Cytocom"), an entity...

2014-04-30 08:32:32

ATLANTA, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Epilepsy Centers of Excellence (ECoE), biopharmaceutical company UCB, and health data sharing network PatientsLikeMe(®) presented the results of the Policy for Optimal Epilepsy Management (POEM) study at the 66(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in Philadelphia, Pa. This first-time, real-world study of an online health management platform demonstrated statistically significant...

2014-04-29 23:22:06

Gallus BioPharmaceuticals, a premier pure-play biologics contract development and manufacturing organization and Omni Bio Pharmaceutical, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization of alternative uses of alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT), jointly announced finalization of a multi-stage manufacturing services agreement. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Gallus BioPharmaceuticals, LLC(Gallus), a premier pure-play biologics contract development and manufacturing...

2014-04-29 08:35:33

MONROVIA, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, today announced that Bassil Dahiyat, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank 39th Annual Health Care Conference on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 4:50 p.m. EDT in Boston, MA. A live audio webcast of the...

2014-04-28 08:30:56

ATLANTA and MELBOURNE, Australia, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that it has signed an exclusive five-year agreement with Specialised Therapeutics Australia (STA) for the distribution in Australia and New Zealand of ILUVIEN®, Alimera's sustained release intravitreal injection for...

2014-04-15 16:27:51

AUSTIN, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBiotech announced today that Robert Lindsey has joined the Company as Senior Vice President Corporate Development & General Counsel. Mr. Lindsey joins XBiotech from Dell where he served as Legal Director. In that capacity, Mr. Lindsey acted as the sole securities counsel for Dell and was the primary attorney responsible for the treasury, accounting, investor relations, corporate communications and internal audit groups. Most recently,...

2014-04-11 23:01:51

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Biosimilar And Follow-On Biologics Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report - http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/biosimilar-and-follow-on-biologics-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 There is a rising demand for low cost biological drugs. Commercial and regulatory developments are taking the follow-on biologics market to new...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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