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2014-05-16 08:25:52

CAMBRIDGE, England, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Series B Financing includes the Wellcome Trust and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Kymab, a monoclonal antibody biopharmaceutical company, announced today it has successfully raised US$40 million in a Series B financing. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation joins existing investor, the Wellcome Trust, each investing US$20 million. The funds will enable Kymab to maximise the potential of its Kymouse(TM)...

2014-05-15 16:28:55

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq:GLMD) ("Galmed"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of a once-daily, oral therapy for the treatment of liver diseases and cholesterol gallstones, reported its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. These results are discussed in Galmed's Form 6-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on May 14, 2014,...

2014-05-14 23:02:07

The new NextGEN™ CRISPR genome engineering tools and services provided by Transposagen are ideal when research and drug discovery applications require clean, high-precision genome editing. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Altering the genome with targeted nucleases is powerful and increasingly necessary for research and drug discovery. The CRISPR-Cas9 system has gained popularity due to its simplicity and high efficiency. While the original CRISPR technology is not owned or...

2014-05-12 08:31:34

LYNBROOK, N.Y., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products marketed as XIAFLEX(®) in the U.S. and XIAPEX(®) in the EU, today announced that BioSpecifics' President, Tom Wegman, will present at the following upcoming investor conferences. -- 2014 UBS Global Healthcare Conference (New York, NY)Monday, May 19, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. EDT -- Jefferies 2014 Global...

2014-05-11 00:21:06

The NextGEN(TM) CRISPR genome engineering tools and services provided by Transposagen are ideal when research and drug discovery applications require clean, high-precision genome editing. LEXINGTON, Ky., May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Altering the genome with targeted nucleases is powerful and increasingly necessary for research and drug discovery. The CRISPR-Cas9 system has gained popularity due to its simplicity and high efficiency. While the original CRISPR technology is not...

2014-05-09 08:26:09

CAMEO Phase 2 Clinical Trial of LUM001 Now Enrolling Adults with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis SAN DIEGO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumena Pharmaceuticals (Lumena), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel products for rare cholestatic liver diseases and serious metabolic disorders, today announced the dosing of the first patient in the INDIGO Phase 2 clinical trial of its lead drug candidate, LUM001, in children with progressive...

2014-05-09 08:25:32

BOSTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAREXEL International (NASDAQ: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, today announced that its Chairman and CEO, Josef von Rickenbach, was named 2014 Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year in Life Sciences by the Immigrant Learning Center of Malden, Mass. He received the award May 8, 2014, during the third annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards Dinner in Cambridge, Mass. A native of Switzerland, Mr. von Rickenbach earned a...

2014-05-07 08:32:51

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auspex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASPX), a late clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel medicines for the treatment of orphan diseases, today announced the expansion of its Board of Directors with the appointment of two new members: -- Lynn D. Bleil, former leader of McKinsey & Company's West Coast Healthcare Practice and a leader of the worldwide Healthcare Practice --...

2014-05-07 08:32:47

MONROVIA, Calif., May 7, 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, announced that it will release first quarter financial results after market close on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Xencor management will host a webcast and conference call the same day at 4:30 p.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. PDT) to discuss the financial...

2014-05-06 16:33:13

JUPITER, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (OTCQX: DYAI), a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of enzymes and other proteins for the bioenergy, bio-based chemicals, biopharmaceutical, food and feed industries, announced today that they have strengthened their European leadership team with the addition of two senior level positions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110621/CL06708LOGO...


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