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2013-09-10 08:30:25

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC QB: SRNE; Sorrento) announced today that it has secured an option to an exclusive license for the worldwide rights to Biomiga Diagnostics' (Biomiga) proprietary therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) device for paclitaxel products. The license and option agreement allows Sorrento to utilize the TDM device for the clinical development of individualized dosing regimens of Sorrento's late-stage compound, Cynviloq(TM)...

2013-09-10 08:29:38

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC QB: SRNE; Sorrento) announced today that it has completed the merger with IgDraSol, Inc., a privately-held company focused on the development of cancer therapeutics. Upon the closing of the merger, IgDraSol shareholders will receive the equivalent of 3,047,968 million shares of Sorrento's common stock. Such issuance reflects Sorrento's recent reverse stock split, and based on the closing share price on...

2013-09-06 20:20:58

Abraxane now part of standard-of-care for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, following studies at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Abraxane for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, following 7 years of rigorous clinical trials overseen by Scottsdale Healthcare and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). (Logo:...

2013-09-06 16:22:46

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is pleased to announce that today ABRAXANE® was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat metastatic pancreatic cancer. ABRAXANE is intended to be used with gemcitabine, another chemotherapy drug that has been the standard of care, in patients with pancreatic cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. The FDA approval of ABRAXANE is the first new treatment to...

2013-08-23 08:23:53

HARBIN, China, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yew Bio-Pharm Group, Inc. ("Yew Bio" or the "Company") (OTCBB: YEWB), a major grower and seller of yew trees, yew raw materials used in the manufacture of traditional Chinese medicine and products made from yew timber in China, today announced that S&P Capital IQ has commenced coverage on Yew Bio-Pharm Group. A copy of the nine-page report, which includes an operational review, business summary, financial information, management...

2013-08-14 08:27:06

Treatment Rates with Avastin in Endometrial Cancer are Low but Most Surveyed Oncologists Believe that Angiogenesis Inhibitors Can Play a Role in Treatment of Endometrial Cancer, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Roche/Genentech/Chugai's Avastin, although currently not FDA-approved for...

2013-08-05 08:27:11

Official Minutes from End-of-Phase 2 FDA Meeting Provide Clarity on Next Steps SAN DIEGO and IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: SRNE; SRNED; Sorrento) and IGDRASOL announced today that IGDRASOL has received official meeting minutes from an End-of-Phase 2 meeting for Cynviloq(TM) (or IG-001) with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Cynviloq(TM) (paclitaxel polymeric micelle) is initially under development for the treatment of...

2013-08-01 08:36:07

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals is pleased to announce that their application for the Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme has been approved by the Innovation and Technology Commission of Hong Kong. This financial support will be used to fund Kinex's development of preclinical data on both docetaxel (Taxotere) and doxorubicin (Doxil) when combined with HM30181A, an innovative P-glycoprotein pump inhibitor that converts IV drugs into oral...

2013-07-26 08:24:30

NEW YORK, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR), Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC), Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS), Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD), and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: MACK). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets,...

2013-07-22 12:25:52

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the FDA has allowed its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for Oraxol. Oraxol allows for oral delivery of paclitaxel when combined with Hanmi Pharmaceutical's absorption enhancer, HM30181A. Kinex has global development and commercialization rights for Oraxol, excluding Korea, Japan and India that are owned by Hanmi, and New Zealand and Australia which were recently licensed to...