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2010-12-17 11:13:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI; TSX: YM) announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 25,000,000 common shares of the Company, for total net proceeds before expenses of US $37,650,000. In connection with the offering, the Company also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 3,750,000 additional common shares to cover over-allotments, if any. The Company intends to use the proceeds to fund its...

2010-12-14 07:40:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI; TSX: YM), a life sciences product development company that identifies and advances a diverse portfolio of promising cancer-related products at various stages of development, today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 25,000,000 common shares at a price to the public of $1.60 per share. The Company expects that the offering will yield gross proceeds, before expenses, of...

2010-12-13 15:10:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI; TSX: YM), a life sciences product development company that identifies and advances a diverse portfolio of promising cancer-related products at various stages of development, today announced that it intends to offer and sell shares of its common shares in an underwritten public offering. Roth Capital Partners, LLC is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering and as the representative of...

2010-12-06 10:15:00

Results presented at the 52nd American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting ORLANDO, FL, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI; TSX: YM) today announced positive interim data from the first 60 patients enrolled in the Phase I/II trial for its JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor, CYT387, in myelofibrosis. The results were reported today in an oral presentation at the 52nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting being held in Orlando, Florida. "Anemia is the most...

2010-12-06 06:00:00

Company to discuss interim results from Phase I/II trial of CYT387 being presented today at the 52(nd) American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI; TSX: YM) announced that it will hold an analyst meeting and conference call today at 12:30pm ET to discuss the interim results from the first 60 patients enrolled in the 140 patient Phase I/II trial of its JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor, CYT387, in myelofibrosis. An oral...

2010-11-18 07:27:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI, TSX: YM), today reported that the Phase I/II clinical trial for its orally available JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor, CYT387, in patients with myelofibrosis has been expanded to five sites. Of the additional sites, the Stanford Cancer Center (Stanford, California) under Principal Investigator Jason Gotlib, MD has already commenced enrolling patients. YM also announced that the trial protocol has been extended to allow...

2010-11-11 16:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI, TSX: YM), a life sciences product development company that identifies and advances a diverse portfolio of promising cancer-related products at various stages of development, today reported operational and financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2011, ended September 30, 2010. "During the quarter we reported that our JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor, CYT387, had demonstrated favorable activity data in...

2010-11-08 10:53:00

Results to be presented at the 52(nd) American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI, TSX: YM), today announced that data from the initial portion of the Phase I/II trial of its JAK1/JAK2 Inhibitor, CYT387, will be reported in an oral presentation at the 52nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting to be held in Orlando, Florida on December 4-7(th), 2010. The presentation is entitled: "A...

2010-10-14 06:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex:YMI, TSX:YM), today announced it has appointed Dr. Nick Glover as Chief Executive Officer of the Company to be effective at the Company's Annual General Meeting on November 18, 2010. Dr. Glover will also be nominated as a Director of the Company at that time. Mr. David Allan, who has been Chairman of the Company since its founding in 1994 and CEO since 1998, will continue to serve as Chairman of YM's Board...

2010-10-01 06:30:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex:YMI, TSX:YM), today announced it will present preclinical results for its CYT387 JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor program demonstrating that CYT387 possesses an excellent enzymatic potency and selectivity profile which may provide significant clinical advantages. CYT387 is currently being investigated in a Phase I/II clinical study at Mayo Clinic in patients with myelofibrosis. The results will be presented in a poster session...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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