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2014-04-07 08:30:00

Phase I Demonstrates Quizartinib Tolerability in Combination with Chemotherapy SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (Nasdaq: AMBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting unmet needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced the initiation of the Phase 2 cohort of the MD Anderson Cancer Center-sponsored Phase 1/2 study of quizartinib in combination with either 5-azacitidine or low dose...

2014-04-03 12:29:29

Poor Efficacy and Physicians' Desire for Personalized Therapeutics Will Provide Opportunity for Developers of New Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that azacitidine (Celgene's Vidaza, generics) will continue to be the patient share leader in treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) in the United States and major European markets during the 2013-2023 study period. According to...

2014-04-01 08:30:22

Live Webcast from New York on Tuesday, April 8th SAN DIEGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today that Daniel P. Gold, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Needham Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time from the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York City. A live webcast of the presentation can...

2014-03-31 12:10:17

Nearly half of patients with the most common form of adult leukemia are said to have normal chromosomes but appear instead to have a distinct pattern of genetic abnormalities that could better define their prognosis and treatment, researchers report. Using microarray technology that probes millions of genes within chromosomes, researchers found the unique pattern in the leukemia cells of 22 patients diagnosed with cytogenetically normal acute myelogenous leukemia, said Dr. Ravindra Kolhe,...

2014-03-26 08:23:02

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pt8tl4/treating ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of New Methods for Treating Refractory Hematological Malignancies - Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) and Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Targeting unmet needs in the treatment of cancer through innovative drug development strategies have...

2014-03-24 04:22:05

AMSTERDAM, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiadis Pharma B.V., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing T-cell immunotherapy treatments for blood cancers, today announces that it will organize a satellite symposium on March 30, 2014 at the 40th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) in Milan, Italy. The satellite symposium hosted by Kiadis Pharma is entitled: "Effective T-cell immunotherapy with ATIR(TM) after...

2014-03-20 16:26:39

Quizartinib Phase 3 Trial Expected to Begin in Second Quarter 2014 SAN DIEGO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (NASDAQ: AMBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting unmet needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced fourth quarter and full-year operating results for 2013. The company will host a conference call today to discuss financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2013, and to...

2014-03-18 08:31:43

Company is First to Offer Plasma-Based Next Generation Sequencing Tests FORT MYERS, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic and molecular testing services, announced today that it has validated and launched the first two of a series of next generation cancer profiling tests. These tests are designed for profiling myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and solid tumor cancers. Additional cancer-type specific next...

2014-03-10 16:33:03

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) reported a net loss of $0.8 million, or $0.17 per share, for the three months ended December 31, 2013, compared with a net loss of $1.8 million, or $0.66 per share, for the comparable period in 2012. For the year ended December 31, 2013, net loss was $5.2 million, or $1.17 per share, compared with a net loss of $8.0 million, or $3.64 per share, for the year ended December 31, 2012. For the quarter ended December...

2014-02-28 08:25:51

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to the Company's investigational drug Pracinostat for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/LA32362LOGO) "We are very pleased to receive this orphan drug...