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2014-09-15 08:29:08

- Judith Dunn unanimously approved as Roche representative on BHI Board ROCKVILLE, Md. and BALTIMORE, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) announced today that Roche Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) and BHI have entered into an agreement to advance healthcare technologies coming from academic institutions, federal laboratories and startups based in Central Maryland. Under the terms of the agreement, BHI will identify health technologies that...

2014-08-27 12:29:58

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Roche (OTC:RHHBY-Free Report), InterMune (Nasdaq:ITMN-Free Report), Achillion Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:ACHN-Free Report), Puma Biotechnology (NYSE:PBYI-Free Report) and Intercept Pharmaceuticals...

2014-08-24 16:20:20

BOSTON, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty by the Board of Directors of InterMune, Inc. ("InterMune" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ITMN) concerning its proposed merger with Roche in an all cash transaction. InterMune stockholders will receive $74 in cash for each InterMune share held. This represents a premium of...

2014-08-05 12:31:12

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announces a new agreement with Quintiles, Inc. to offer College of American Pathology (CAP)-standard companion diagnostic testing services in China for pharmaceutical and biotech companies conducting early phase clinical trials. This is great news for patients as China is one of the only countries in the world that requires all patient samples be tested in China,...

2014-07-10 12:30:06

TUCSON, Ariz., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as EMD Serono in the United States and Canada, to collaborate with Merck KGaA's biopharmaceutical division on the development and commercialization of a companion diagnostic (CDx) for an undisclosed target using Ventana's proprietary diagnostic assays. In alignment with...

2014-06-25 08:30:51

MabThera SC offers a faster administration time for patients in Europe while potentially saving valuable time for health systems SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) announced today that the commercial launch of MabThera(®) SC in Europe has triggered a $5 million milestone payment to Halozyme during the second quarter under the License and Collaboration Agreement between Halozyme and Roche. Following the launch of Herceptin(®) SC in...

2014-06-18 12:37:20

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Pharma Leader Series: Top 25 Ophthalmic Drug Manufacturers 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/pharma_leader_series_top_25_ophthalmic_drug_manufacturers_2014_2024.html Report DetailsNew study shows you commercial prospects for leading eye drug producersWhat does the future hold for top companies in the pharma ophthalmics industry? Visiongain's brand new report...

2014-06-04 12:28:56

TUCSON, Ariz., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group and MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, today announced they are jointly developing a PD-L1 (SP263) immunohistochemistry assay to enroll patients in clinical trials for MedImmune's MEDI4736 anti-PD-L1 therapy for non-small cell lung carcinoma. This includes the recently commenced MEDI4736 ATLANTIC trial that will enroll only...

2014-05-15 12:35:20

LONDON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Ophthalmic Drugs: World Market Prospects 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/ophthalmic_drugs_world_market_prospects.html Report DetailsHow to find trends and revenue predictions for the ophthalmic drug industryWhat are the commercial prospects for treating eye disorders? Visiongain's new report gives you forecasted revenues to 2023. It explains trends,...

2014-04-29 20:23:44

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The World Market for Orphan Drugshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/world_market_orphan_drugs_1.htmlIn recent years, there has been a substantial increase in the number of drugs available to treat rare ("orphan") diseases. This comprehensive report, The World Market for Orphan Drugs, looks at this trend and provides estimates for the market opportunity in the U.S.,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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