Biotechnology Get all the latest news from the field of biotechnology and its many applications, including testing, treatment, and pharmaceuticals. This category includes research, clinical, and study results, as well as stories about the newest breakthroughs in the industry. Read stories about upcoming conferences and symposiums, along with releases regarding patents, legal activity, company performance, and market analysis.

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Jan 12, 2017, 07:20 ET Technical Reports on Biotech Stocks -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Keryx Biopharma, Curis, and Agios Pharma

Biotechnology was one of the weakest performing sectors in 2016, declining over -21%, as represented by the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF....


Jan 12, 2017, 07:00 ET Back to the Future: Study Published in Vaccine Journal Indicates BiondVax's Universal Flu Vaccine Candidate May Cover Strains Which Don't yet Exist

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: BVXV, TASE: BVXV), developer of the Universal Flu Vaccine candidate M-001, reports the publication this...


Jan 12, 2017, 06:00 ET Cognizant Named a Digital Transformation Leader in the Life Science Industry

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced that market intelligence and advisory services firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has named it a...


Jan 12, 2017, 03:00 ET Luxendo Announces Series A Extension Bringing Total Capital Raised to €8 Million

Luxendo intends to use funds to drive the uptake of its Single Plane Illumination Microscopes internationally Luxendo, a privately held...


Jan 12, 2017, 00:18 ET This Year's Crafoord Prize is Awarded for Fundamental Discoveries in Immune Regulation

Three immunology researchers share 2017's Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis, for which the prize money is 6 million Swedish krona. The research being...


Jan 11, 2017, 20:01 ET Brian Mehling, M.D., US orthopedic trauma surgeon, stem cell researcher, founder of Blue Horizon International to attend World Economic Forum in Davos

Brian Mehling, M.D., world-renowned stem cell researcher, board-certified orthopedic trauma surgeon, and founder of Blue Horizon International...


Jan 11, 2017, 16:57 ET Mirati Therapeutics Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Full Exercise of Underwriter's Option to Purchase Additional Shares

Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRTX) today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 5,002,702 shares...


Jan 11, 2017, 13:20 ET Visikol Co-Founder Michael Johnson named to 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Michael Johnson, co-founder of Visikol Inc. a company originally funded with an investment from Foundation Venture Capital Group, Inc., has been...


Jan 11, 2017, 11:41 ET Endoceutics Secures $85 Million Credit Facility from CRG

Endoceutics, Inc., a private Quebec City based biopharma company, today announced that it has entered into a long-term $85 million senior credit...


Jan 11, 2017, 10:00 ET Pappas Capital and Wake Forest Innovations Announce First Investments by the Catalyst Fund

Pappas Capital and Wake Forest Innovations today announced the first technologies to receive initial investment from the Catalyst Fund, the $15...


Jan 11, 2017, 09:30 ET Therapix Biosciences Provides Portfolio Update

Therapix Biosciences (OTCQB: THXBY) (TASE: THXBY.TA), a clinical-stage pharma company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based...


Jan 11, 2017, 09:00 ET Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Licenses Four Oncology Research and Development Programs from Vertex and Becomes a Leader in DNA Damage and Repair

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company which operates its biopharmaceutical business in the US and Canada as EMD...


Jan 11, 2017, 09:00 ET LKC Technologies' Portable RETeval™ Electrodiagnostic Device and Sensor Strips Earn Two United States Patents

LKC Technologies once again leads through innovation as the RETeval™ device, LKC's full function flash ERG/VEP system, was granted a patent (USPTO...


Jan 11, 2017, 08:30 ET COPD Biomarker Qualification Consortium Partners with Bio-Techne to Identify COPD Indicator

The COPD Foundation-sponsored COPD Biomarker Qualification Consortium (CBQC) today announced that it has partnered with the Bio-Techne Corporation,...


Jan 11, 2017, 08:00 ET GenVec to Present at Phacilitate Cell & Gene Therapy World 2017

GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNVC), a clinical-stage gene delivery company, announced today that its chief scientific officer, Douglas E. Brough, will...


Jan 11, 2017, 08:00 ET AnaptysBio Announces The Appointment Of Dominic Piscitelli As Chief Financial Officer

AnaptysBio, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing first-in-class antibody product candidates focused on unmet medical needs in...


Jan 11, 2017, 08:00 ET U.S. FDA Accepts Biologics License Application (BLA) for Mylan and Biocon's Proposed Biosimilar Trastuzumab

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ, TASE: MYL) and Biocon Ltd. (BSE code: 532523, NSE: BIOCON) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...


Jan 11, 2017, 07:35 ET How These Specialty Chemicals Stocks are Faring? -- Axalta Coating Systems, Westlake Chemical, W.R. Grace, and Ferro

Specialty Chemicals, or effect chemicals, provide different effects when added to different chemicals or substances. They are used under different...


Jan 11, 2017, 07:25 ET Technical Reports on Biotech Stocks -- Biogen, Alnylam Pharma, Cascadian Therapeutics, and Marinus Pharma

The US Biotech industry has shown strength at the start of 2017, with the Nasdaq Biotechnology index climbing 8.1% since the end of 2016, racing...


Jan 11, 2017, 07:10 ET Research and Markets - Global $57.19 Billion Hybrid Seeds (Cereals & Grains, Fruits & Vegetables, and Oilseeds) Market 2016-2022 Featuring E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Syngenta , Monsanto, Dow AgroSciences and KWS

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Hybrid Seeds Market by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Fruits & Vegetables, and...


Jan 11, 2017, 06:45 ET Lilly and Merck Expand Immuno-Oncology Collaboration

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the expansion of an existing immuno-oncology collaboration with Merck, known as MSD outside the...


Jan 11, 2017, 04:54 ET Sectra to Implement Unique Nationwide Telepathology Solution in the Netherlands

LINKÖPING, Sweden, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra(STO: SECT B) has signed a...


Jan 11, 2017, 02:00 ET Fresenius Medical Care et CytoSorbents élargissent leur partenariat initial et ajoutent un nouvel accord de co-marketing pour les marchés CytoSorb® à l'échelle mondiale

L'accord renforce leur engagement avec un renouvellement de 3 ans, des commandes minimum garanties de CytoSorb, et établit des initiatives de...


Jan 11, 2017, 02:00 ET Fresenius Medical Care y CytoSorbents firman un nuevo acuerdo de marketing para CytoSorb®

- Fresenius Medical Care y CytoSorbents expanden su asociación original y firman un nuevo acuerdo de marketing conjunto para los mercados...