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2010-05-21 06:45:00

BETHESDA, Md., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation antibodies for the treatment of cancer, today announced that updates on several of its BiTE antibody development programs will be made at two upcoming medical conferences. Blinatumomab (MT103), the Company's lead product candidate, will be the subject of two oral presentations at the 15th Annual Congress of the...

2010-05-05 06:30:00

BETHESDA, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation antibodies for the treatment of cancer, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. "With the proceeds from our recent financing, we are well-positioned to conduct the planned European pivotal study of blinatumomab in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and other studies...

2010-05-05 06:00:00

INGELHEIM, Germany and BETHESDA, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI) announced today that they have entered into a collaboration agreement for the research, development and commercialization of a new BiTE antibody for the treatment of multiple myeloma. Despite recent advances in the treatment of multiple myeloma, the disease remains largely incurable. While the majority of patients initially respond to treatment, almost all of...

2010-04-28 01:59:00

LELYSTAD and 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, April 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepscan, the Netherlands based biotechnology firm focusing on protein mimicking technology for the generation of immune therapeutics, today announced that it reached a partnering agreement for its therapeutic vaccine portfolio with Immunovo BV of 's-Hertogenbosch. Under the terms of the agreement Pepscan will receive an undisclosed cash payment as well as a minority interest in Immunovo. "Pepscan has...

2010-04-19 13:13:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation antibodies for the treatment of cancer, today announced that results from studies highlighting pre-clinical advances with its proprietary BiTE antibody technology were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. The Company and its collaborators reported...

2010-04-16 15:01:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation antibodies for the treatment of cancer, announced today that Otello Stampacchia, Ph.D., an advisor to Omega Funds, has decided not to stand for re-election at the upcoming annual meeting of stockholders, and has resigned from its board of directors effective immediately due to an increase in his duties at Omega...

2010-04-13 05:00:00

NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH), a medical technology company testing its proprietary treatment system for primary and metastatic cancers to the liver, announced today that the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has accepted an abstract for oral presentation of Delcath's Phase III Trial Data comparing percutaneous hepatic perfusion with melphalan (PHP-mel) to the best alternative care for patients with hepatic metastases from...

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2010-04-07 06:51:59

Rush University Medical Center leads nationwide study Rush University Medical Center is leading a nationwide Phase III clinical trial to determine whether a promising vaccine for advanced melanoma can effectively treat the deadly skin cancer. An earlier Phase II trial of the experimental drug involving 50 patients with metastatic melanoma had stunning results. Eight patients recovered completely and four partially responded to the vaccine. "Very few treatment options exist for patients with...

2010-03-24 07:45:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation antibodies for the treatment of cancer, announced today that the Company will participate in the 2010 Future Leaders in the Biotechnology Industry Conference, to be held on April 8, 2010 in New York City. Christian Itin, Ph.D., the Company's President and CEO, will present a 25 minute corporate overview on April 8...

2010-03-22 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation antibodies for the treatment of cancer, announced today that 11 presentations will be made by the Company and its collaborators at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 101st Annual Meeting to be held April 17-21, 2010 in Washington, DC. Presentation details: Poster Title: "Validation of...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.