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2010-10-07 08:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) today announced that Jean-Jacques Bienaime, Chief Executive Officer of BioMarin, will host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, October 28, at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss third quarter 2010 financial results. U.S. / Canada Dial-in Number: 866.202.3048 International Dial-in Number: 617.213.8843 Participant Code: 60493555 Replay Dial-in Number: 888.286.8010 Replay...

2010-10-05 08:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) will host a Research and Development Day for the investment community on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. Members of BioMarin's management team and outside experts will provide an update on the company's product portfolio and advancements in the research and development pipeline. Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the...

2010-09-23 08:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) announced today the appointment of William D. Young and Kenneth M. Bate to its Board of Directors. "We are extremely pleased to welcome William Young and Kenneth Bate to our Board of Directors. With experience, vision and proven strength in leadership and execution, they are both exceptionally qualified to take on this important role in the company," said Pierre Lapalme, Chairman of the Board of...

2010-09-14 08:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) today announced that Joshua Grass, Vice President, Corporate and Business Development of BioMarin, will present a company update at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. ET. Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the conference call via the investor section of the BioMarin website, www.BMRN.com. A replay of the call...

2010-09-09 08:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) today announced that Dan Maher, Senior Vice President of Product Development of BioMarin, will present a company update at the Stifel Nicolaus Healthcare Conference in Boston on Friday, September 17, 2010 at 9:10 a.m. ET. Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the conference call via the investor section of the BioMarin website, www.BMRN.com. A replay of the call will be...

2010-09-08 08:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) today announced that Jean-Jacques Bienaime, Chief Executive Officer of BioMarin, will present a company update at the Robert W. Baird Healthcare Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the conference call via the investor section of the BioMarin website, www.BMRN.com. A replay of the call will be archived...

2010-09-07 08:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) today announced that Jean-Jacques Bienaime, Chief Executive Officer of BioMarin, will present a company update at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the conference call via the investor section of the BioMarin website, www.BMRN.com. A replay of the call will be...

2010-08-30 08:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) announced today that it has received orphan drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for BMN-701, a novel fusion of insulin-like growth factor 2 and alpha glucosidase (IGF2-GAA) in development for the treatment of Pompe disease. An investigational new drug application (IND) for BMN-701 has been submitted, investigational material has been manufactured and a Phase I/II...

2010-08-17 15:27:00

NOVATO, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) announced today that it has acquired ZyStor Therapeutics, Inc. (ZyStor), a privately-held biotechnology company developing enzyme replacement therapies (ERT) for the treatment of lysosomal storage disorders. ZyStor's lead product candidate is ZC-701, a novel fusion of insulin-like growth factor 2 and alpha glucosidase (IGF2-GAA) in development for Pompe disease. Under the terms of the...

2010-08-17 08:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) announced today that the first subject has initiated treatment in a Phase 3b study (PKU-016) to evaluate the effects of Kuvan (sapropterin dihydrochloride) on neuropsychiatric symptoms in subjects with phenylketonuria (PKU). BioMarin expects to report results in the first half of 2012. "We hope that this trial will provide quantitative data regarding the neuropsychiatric effects of Kuvan for PKU...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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