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2012-01-09 07:31:00

BOONTON, N.J., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Unigene Laboratories, Inc. (OTCBB: UGNE) today provided a business outlook for 2012 and highlighted multiple near-term catalysts that have the potential to monetize assets and unlock significant value over the next 12 months. Management believes the key elements are in place to address the Company's debt and begin restructuring the balance sheet in 2012. Unigene's CEO, Senior Management and Board of Directors signaled confidence and...

2011-12-19 14:59:29

Randomized controlled trial A simple physician notification system can help prevent further fractures in osteoporotic patients who have had already had fractures, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Patients who have had a major fracture because of osteoporosis do not undergo testing for bone mineral density or receive medications to help prevent additional fractures. Recent 2010 Canadian clinical practice guidelines for osteoporosis care noted this...

2011-12-05 07:02:00

BOONTON, N.J., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unigene Laboratories, Inc. (OTCBB: UGNE) today announced that the Company terminated its amended and restated exclusive worldwide license agreement and related development services and clinical supply agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) pertaining to an oral formulation of a recombinantly produced parathyroid hormone (PTH) analog for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. The termination of these agreements...

2011-11-23 08:16:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radius Health, Inc. ("Radius") announced today the closing of the second of the company's three-tranche $91 million financing round announced in May 2011. The $27.65 million second tranche included $21.4 million in equity financing from Radius' current investors and $6.25 million in debt financing from GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services and Oxford Finance LLC, bringing gross proceeds received to date from the $91 million financing...

2011-11-09 07:10:00

BOONTON, N.J., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unigene Laboratories, Inc. (OTCBB: UGNE), a leader in the design, delivery, manufacture and development of peptide-based therapeutics, today announced positive top-line results of its Phase 2 clinical study evaluating an experimental oral parathyroid hormone (PTH) analog for the treatment of osteoporosis in 93 postmenopausal women. The study achieved its primary endpoint with statistical significance. The Phase 2 study was conducted by Unigene...

2011-10-10 08:00:00

FREMONT, Calif. and TOKYO, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zosano Pharma, Inc. (Zosano) and Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation (AKP) announced today that they have entered into a long-term strategic collaboration for the development, commercialization and supply of a weekly transdermal patch formulation of Teribone(TM) (teriparatide acetate), AKP's formulation of human parathyroid hormone (human PTH 1-34), for the treatment of osteoporosis patients with a high risk of fracture. Under...

2011-09-21 20:44:54

A medication already approved to build bone mass in patients with osteoporosis also builds cartilage around joints and could potentially be repurposed to treat millions of people suffering from arthritis, according to orthopaedic research at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The study authors hope their laboratory findings, published in the current issue of Science Translational Medicine, will set the stage for the first human clinical trials to test human parathyroid hormone...

2011-09-19 19:15:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today presented a study that assessed the effects of 18 months of treatment with FORTEO(®) (teriparatide [rDNA origin] injection) on vertebral and proximal femoral strength, and the relationship of these effects to changes in the underlying volumetric BMD (vBMD) of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Researchers concluded that FORTEO increased vertebral and femoral strength in the spine and hip...

2011-09-19 19:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today presented data comparing the mechanisms of action of FORTEO® (teriparatide [rDNA origin] injection) and zoledronic acid based on data that evaluated histomorphometric measurements of bone remodeling in transiliac crest bone biopsies from postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. These data were presented in an oral presentation at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and...

2011-06-09 10:30:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthes, Inc. (SIX: SYST.VX) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the signing of an exclusive worldwide collaboration agreement to address the needs of patients who are cared for by orthopedic surgeons, including those with osteoporosis and those with bone fractures. The agreement allows for the joint development and licensing of early stage compounds from Lilly to Synthes for use within orthopedic trauma,...