Quantcast

Latest Roche Stories

2011-05-23 08:00:00

NUTLEY, N.J., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Roche honored 12 outstanding PhD students and two professors with the company's Excellence in Chemistry Award for research accomplishments in the field of organic chemistry. The winners are participating in Roche's annual two-day Roche Symposium: Excellence in Chemistry to gain first hand knowledge on the important role organic chemistry plays in pharmaceutical discovery. "These students come from a broad range of universities and...

2011-05-18 08:00:00

PATERSON, N.J., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children at Paterson Public School No. 5 received a brand new playground thanks to the efforts of more than 200 volunteers from Roche, New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC), Paterson's Public School District, and organizers from non-profit KaBOOM!. The new playground provides the 1,300-plus students enrolled at Paterson Public School No. 5 as well as children living in the neighborhood with a safe place to play. As a result of this...

2011-05-16 00:30:00

LEUVEN, Belgium and LUND, Sweden, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Two New Studies Now Ongoing: Phase Ib/II in Patients With Aggressive Brain Tumour and Phase Ib in Primary Liver Cancer ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR) and co-development partner BioInvent International AB (OMXS: BINV) announce today that their partner Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) has dosed the first patient in a Phase Ib/II study with the novel antibody anti-cancer agent TB-403 (RG7334)....

2011-05-05 08:00:00

NUTLEY, N.J., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Graf, of Nutley, N.J., Global Head of Strategic Evaluation and Due Diligence in Roche Partnering, was honored as a 2011 Rising Star by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) at the organization's annual awards luncheon today in New York City. "I have had the pleasure of working with Susan on a number of projects over the past few years. We are all extremely proud of her and fully aware of the many contributions she has made to the...

2011-05-05 08:00:00

NUTLEY, N.J., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Roche employees are being recognized for their significant contributions to industry in New Jersey at the 37th Annual TWIN Awards Dinner held May 5, 2011. Honored were Maria Fuentes, Ph.D., Director, Respiratory Drug Discovery, and Maryann Szabo, R.N., Director, U.S. Affiliate Regional Monitoring Network. "These individuals are exceedingly deserving of this recognition. They have made outstanding contributions to Roche, to the pharmaceutical...

2011-04-25 05:45:00

PRINCETON, N.J., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing, and commercializing novel drugs to treat viral infections, today reported financial results and operational highlights for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. Financial Results Revenues were $0.2 million during the quarter ended March 31, 2011 compared to $0.3 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2010 and include amortization of...

2011-04-08 21:47:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman LLP, a nationally recognized law firm today praised a jury's verdict that ordered pharmaceutical company Roche (ROG:VX) to pay $2 million to a woman who suffered serious gastrointestinal damage caused by the drug Accutane, while denying similar claims of actor James Marshall and another plaintiff. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080317/AQM144LOGO) Accutane, along with its active ingredient, isotretinoin, was...

2011-03-28 08:05:00

NUTLEY, N.J., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that Janet Hammond, MD, Ph.D., has joined the company as Vice President, Translational Medicine - Virology in Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development (pRED). In her new role, Janet will report to Jacques Banchereau, Ph.D., Discovery and Translational Area (DTA) Head for Inflammation and Virology, and Chief Scientific Officer at Nutley, and be responsible for driving strategy and implementation of early clinical...

2011-03-22 07:00:00

MADISON, Wis., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) announced today that their two-year collaboration with Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) to substantiate CDI's iCell® Cardiomyocytes as a predictive tool for assessing the potential cardiotoxic effects of developing drug candidates was completed early and is now transitioning into a standard supply agreement. Moving forward, iCell Cardiomyocytes, induced pluripotent stem cell...

2011-02-23 10:18:00

INDIANAPOLIS and FORT BRAGG, N.C., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that it has received approval from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to provide remote service and support for its lab analyzers at Womack Army Medical Center through the DOD's secure B2B gateway. Roche is the first in-vitro (test tube) diagnostics manufacturer to be approved by the DOD for this remote access. The B2B gateway is a highly secure portal that enables...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'