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2010-02-08 16:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI, TSX: YM), today reported operational and financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2010, ended December 31, 2009. "After rigorous evaluation of numerous global in-licensing opportunities, we proposed to merge Cytopia Limited., a clinical-stage, Melbourne-based drug development company, into YM during the second quarter," said David Allan, Chairman & CEO of YM BioSciences Inc. "Cytopia products...

2010-02-01 06:30:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI, TSX:YM), announced that the merger of Cytopia Limited, the Australian biopharmaceutical company, into YM under a Scheme of Arrangement, has been concluded. "With the completion of this transaction, our pipeline has been expanded to incorporate Cytopia's two lead clinical candidates, CYT387 and CYT997 and its impressive pre-clinical library," said David Allan, Chairman & CEO of YM BioSciences Inc. "Both...

2010-01-26 06:30:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex:YMI, TSX:YM), announced that the FDA has advised the Company that it may now enroll patients at US clinical sites into two ongoing randomized, double-blind Phase II trials of its lead product, nimotuzumab. One of the two trials is in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who are ineligible for curative treatment and being treated palliatively and the other in patients with brain metastases from NSCLC....

2010-01-12 06:30:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI, TSX: YM) today announced that YM BioSciences' previously announced proposal to acquire all the shares of Australian biopharmaceutical company, Cytopia Ltd., under a Scheme of Arrangement was subject to a positive vote of Cytopia shareholders both by number of shares and number of shareholders. At the Scheme Meeting held in Melbourne on January 12, 2010 99.67% of the shares voted by Cytopia shareholders were...

2010-01-11 06:30:00

Collaboration utilizes antibodies selectively targeting cancer cells combined with nuclear delivery technology developed at University of Toronto MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex:YMI, TSX:YM) today announced results of a collaboration with researchers at the University of Toronto for the development of highly potent antibody-radionuclide conjugates for use in the treatment of cancer. The approach has successfully concluded its first series of...

2009-12-17 06:00:00

- Therapure Biopharma to perform fill/finish of nimotuzumab - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - David Allan, Chairman and CEO of YM BioSciences Inc. and Thomas Wellner, President and CEO of Therapure Biopharma Inc. today announced the signing of an agreement under which Therapure Biopharma will provide fill and finish services for nimotuzumab, the humanized monoclonal antibody licensed to YM's majority-owned Canadian subsidiary, CIMYM BioSciences Inc., by the Centre of...

2009-12-10 12:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 10 /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 provided an update on the proposed transaction which would result in the merger of Cytopia Ltd. into YM, details of which were announced on October 5, 2009. The board of directors of Cytopia has unanimously recommended that its...

2009-12-10 06:00:00

Collaboration to Create Optimized Antibodies Produces First Candidates Which Selectively Target HER2 in Breast Cancer MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex:YMI, TSX:YM), today announced the first results of a collaborative program between YM and the National Research Council of Canada's Biotechnology Research Institute (NRC-BRI). Utilizing YM's IntelliMab(TM) technology, the program is designed to generate novel antibodies that target cell surface...

2009-11-23 16:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 23 /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 that Cytopia (ASX:CYT) has commenced enrollment of a Phase I/II trial evaluating CYT387, a potent, orally-administered JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor. The trial is being conducted at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. A proposal...

2009-11-18 11:51:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 18 /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, announced that results from a study evaluating nimotuzumab were presented today in a poster at the 2009 AACR-NCI-EORTC Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics conference in Boston, Massachusetts. The reported results demonstrate that...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.