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2012-01-23 17:00:00

FREIBURG, Germany, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aldevron has recently been granted a new research grant worth more than 400,000 USD from funds provided by the German Ministry for Research and Development (BMBF) as part of the "Eurotrans-Bio" program (European network of transnational RTD for SMEs in the field of biotechnology). This project is entitled "COLCAB: Production of novel diagnostic and therapeutic antibodies directed against colon cancer stem cells" and will be carried out...

2012-01-03 09:44:00

PLANTATION, Fla. and MOSCOW, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodwin Biotechnology, Inc. (GBI) and OncoMax, LLC, a Maxwell Biotech portfolio company, jointly announced an agreement for cell line engineering and manufacturing of a monoclonal antibody expressed in a mammalian cell line. The monoclonal antibody will be engineered by GBI's collaborative partner, and then GBI will evaluate the cell lines, select the highest producer and manufacture the monoclonal antibody for use and evaluation in...

2011-12-10 02:07:42

A surprisingly simple method to target harmful proteins Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method to design antibodies aimed at combating disease. The surprisingly simple process was used to make antibodies that neutralize the harmful protein particles that lead to Alzheimer's disease. The process is reported in the Dec. 5 Early Edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The process, outlined in the paper, titled...

2011-11-03 08:35:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. (OTCBB: ILNS), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of disease-modifying therapeutic agents for the treatment of Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases announced today that it has filed a response and request for continued examination (RCE) in its antibody methods application Serial No. 10/084,380, one of several applications pending in the United States in relation to the Company's...

2011-10-21 07:00:00

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc., a company using its proprietary Protein Design Automation® (PDA) platform technology to engineer next-generation antibodies, announced today the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of XmAb®5871, the company's therapeutic antibody for the treatment of autoimmune diseases. XmAb5871 uses a novel dual-targeted approach to potently suppress autoimmune disorders that may avoid some of the side...

2011-09-27 06:00:00

GENEVA, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Selexis SA announced today it has appointed three leading, internationally recognized scientists to its newly formed Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The appointed members bring expertise in the areas of gene expression and cell line development, monoclonal antibodies and therapeutic proteins. Selexis formed the SAB to expand the Company's SURE Technology Platform(TM) into the significant drug discovery and R&D market segments. The SAB...

2011-07-05 06:00:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) announced today that it has completed the retirement of the remaining $133.5 million in aggregate principal of the Company's 2.00% Convertible Senior Notes, due February 15, 2012 (the Notes), for $133.9 million plus interest of $1.0 million. With the completion of this redemption, no Notes remain outstanding. About PDL BioPharma PDL pioneered the humanization of monoclonal antibodies and, by doing...

2011-06-21 08:21:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. and DREIEICH, Germany, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott and Biotest AG today announced a global agreement to develop and commercialize BT-061, a novel anti-CD4 antibody for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and psoriasis. BT-061 is currently in Phase II clinical trials for RA and psoriasis, with preclinical studies underway to study its potential use in other immune-related diseases. CD4 is expressed on T-cells and is involved in T-cell mediated...

2011-06-16 06:00:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) today announced that it has paid the June 15, 2011, regular quarterly dividend payment of $0.15 per share to all stockholders owning shares of PDL as of June 8, 2011, the record date. About PDL BioPharma PDL pioneered the humanization of monoclonal antibodies and, by doing so, enabled the discovery of a new generation of targeted treatments for cancer and immunologic diseases. PDL is focused on...

2011-06-02 09:00:00

PLANTATION, Fla. and MONTREAL, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodwin Biotechnology, Inc. (GBI), a full service CMO focused on process development and GMP manufacturing of cell culture derived biopharmaceuticals, and Alethia Biotherapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on monoclonal antibody development with a very sensitive and highly disease-tissue specific proprietary target discovery platform, announced a collaboration on the development of a mammalian cell line-based IgG...