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2014-03-26 08:28:26

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced the establishment of a new collaboration with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), for pain genetics, with the goal of discovering and validating new therapeutic targets and mechanisms for treating pain. The collaboration leverages Xenon's Extreme Genetics discovery platform to focus on rare phenotypes where individuals have an inability to perceive...

2014-03-11 16:26:30

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) today announced revenue guidance for the first quarter ending March 31, 2014, of approximately $133 million, as compared with actual revenue of $91.8 million for the first quarter of 2013, an approximate 45 percent increase. The forecasted growth in revenues is driven by increased fourth quarter 2013 sales for Avastin(®), Herceptin(®), Xolair(®), Kadcyla(®), Perjeta(®), and...

2014-03-03 16:25:50

- Annual Revenues Increased 18 Percent during 2013 - INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110822/SF55808LOGO Total revenues in 2013 increased 18 percent to $442.9 million from $374.5 million in 2012. For the fourth quarter of 2013, total revenues were $110.1 million, compared to $86.0 million in...

2014-02-25 08:33:25

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) announced today that Robert A. Lippe has joined the Company as Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Operations Officer. In this newly created position, Mr. Lippe has responsibility for the Company's global operation functions, including strategic development and execution of clinical and commercial manufacturing, quality and compliance, supply chain and supply partner...

2014-02-03 08:27:04

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Genentech, Inc. (Genentech) and F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. (Roche) which resolves all outstanding legal disputes between the parties, including its Nevada litigation with Genentech and Roche and its arbitration proceedings with Genentech related to the audit of royalties on sales. (Logo:...

2013-12-19 08:27:27

Surveyed Oncologists Indicate Kadcyla is the Patient Share Leader for Second-Line HER2-Positive, HR-Negative Breast Cancer, According to a New Report from BioTrends Research Group EXTON, Pa., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, finds that, according to oncologists surveyed in Q4 2013, Roche/Genentech's Perjeta in combination with Roche/Genentech's Herceptin and...

2013-12-10 16:24:54

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) today announced revenue guidance for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2013, of approximately $109 million, as compared with actual revenue of $86 million for the fourth quarter of 2012, an approximate 27 percent increase. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110822/SF55808LOGO) The forecasted growth in revenues is driven by increased third quarter 2013 sales for Avastin(®),...

2013-10-24 08:34:16

Display Features Recently Acquired Objects from Genentech WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History chronicles the story of biotechnology and its impact on society in a new showcase display, "The Birth of Biotech," which opens Oct. 25. The display, located in a first floor History Highlights Case, will explore the science and industry behind the first major product of the biotech boom--recombinant human insulin. Made by...

2013-10-18 16:21:07

DUBLIN, Ireland, October 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3pglf/renewable) has announced the addition of the "Renewable Chemicals - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3pglf/renewable ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) As stated by the new market research report on Renewable Chemicals...

2013-10-01 12:30:40

Leading scientists join together to discuss breakthrough research that addresses serious medical needs BASEL, Switzerland and NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE) inaugurated today the Translational and Clinical Research Center (TCRC) at the prestigious Alexandria Center for Life Science in Manhattan's East Side Medical Corridor by hosting New York officials and dignitaries as well as life...