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Thursday, December 1, 2011

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    CED, the southeast’s largest entrepreneurial support organization, today announced that Christopher Viehbacher, CEO of Sanofi, will be the opening keynote speaker for the 21st annual CED Life Science Conference, to be held Feb 15-16, 2012, at the Raleigh Convention Center. ... read more
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    Henry Schein, Inc., (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, announced today that Stanley Bergman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, and Steven Paladino, the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the NASDAQ OMX 27th Investor Program on December 6. The conference is being held at the Chancery Court Hotel in London. Henry Schein's presentation is scheduled to begin at 11:45 a.m. GMT (6:45 a.m. EST) ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today affirmed its commitment to expand the access of people living with HIV/AIDS in the developing world to high quality, affordable treatment. The company is the proud sponsor of a special World AIDS Day exhibition and reception today in Washington D.C. The event is hosted by the World AIDS Institute in cooperation with the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus. Mylan President Heather Bresch said: "As a company dedicated to meeting unmet needs, we honor on this 23rd World AIDS ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising, television and entertainment industries, today announced Rentrak Exact Commercial Ratings which is a new data metric now available to the company's Network subscribers. Advertising agency media planners, buyers and schedulers are now using TV Essentials combined with Exact Commercial Ratings to determine how each specific National commercial performs within an ad pod. Exact Commercial Ratings is a game-changing measurement upgrade and will advance the National TV ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Global cyber security spending is expected to reach $60 billion in 2011 and is forecast to grow at 10 percent every year during the next three to five years. The U.S. accounts for more than half of all deals globally, triggered by growing cyber threats and increasing awareness among both organizations and consumers of accelerating breaches and attacks, according to a new report from PwC titled, Cyber Security M&A: Decoding deals in the global Cyber Security industry. (Logo: ... read more
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    The elusive gingerbread man has been caught by Meijer, and he's been placed online this holiday season to serve as the star of three delightfully engaging consumer contests that require little baking, but much creativity. The Michigan-based retailer's online program, entitled "Gingerbread Bites Back," invites shoppers to submit their funniest or most off-the-wall submissions for a photo contest of the most original gingerbread creation (person or house); a video project capturing an interesting take on people baking or eating gingerbread; or ... read more
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    GOLDEN, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/11 -- Locution Systems, Inc., a provider of advanced, automated 911 dispatching, zoned dispatching, and fire station alerting, and fire station control technology, today announced that it has been commissioned to provide the radio version of its CADVoice® automated dispatching and fire station alerting system to the City of Nashville, Tenn. The City of Nashville will implement the CADVoice® Radio automated dispatching & fire station alerting. The key reasons why a city or county implements ... read more
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    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/11 -- Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: TTNP) today announced that final minutes of its Pre-New Drug Application meeting regarding Probuphine™, an innovative subcutaneous implant formulation of the marketed drug buprenorphine, have been received from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and confirm the previously announced regulatory path for the program. Titan's Phase 3 clinical program completed to date, along with its ongoing open-label safety study of re-treatment with Probuphine, expected ... read more
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    SumTotal Systems, Inc.: WHO: ... read more
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    MacroGenics, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company that develops next generation antibody therapeutics, and Servier, France's largest privately-held pharmaceutical company, announced today that they have entered into an option for a license agreement for the development and commercialization of MGA271, MacroGenics' proprietary product candidate. MGA271 is a first-in-class, Fc-optimized monoclonal antibody that targets B7-H3 and is currently being studied in a Phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of solid tumors. MGA271 is a next generation monoclonal antibody which incorporates ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Ceregene, Inc. reported today that it has completed enrollment in its Phase 2b trial of CERE-120, a gene therapy product expressing the neurturin (NRTN) gene for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. This Phase 2b study enrolled 51 patients at 11 medical centers throughout the United States. CERE-120 is comprised of an AAV vector intended to provide constant, sustained expression of neurturin (NRTN), a neurotrophic factor shown to rescue dying dopaminergic neurons, restoring their function and protecting them from ... read more
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    Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in its open-label phase IIa trial of XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) for the treatment of idiopathic adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, also known as Frozen Shoulder syndrome. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101202/MM10881LOGO ) Frozen Shoulder syndrome is a common, prolonged, painful condition of the shoulder(1)( )in which increased capsular collagen thickening and subsequent capsular contraction in the shoulder joint is thought to cause a loss ... read more
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    Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today voiced its support for the European Union's (EU) decision to impose new operational and technical regulations governing the use of security scanners at airports to ensure compliance with fundamental rights and the protection of health. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/MM66070LOGO) Microsemi develops and manufactures imaging and detection solutions that include active and passive millimeter wave (mmW) RF technology, both of which detect metallic and non-metallic ... read more
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    Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE: EBS) announced today that its humanized anti-CD37 mono-specific protein therapeutic, TRU-016, in development for the treatment of B-cell malignancies has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients. ... read more
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    SANFORD, ME -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/11 -- Plixer International, Inc., a leading provider of NetFlow-based network traffic reporting, today announced that Michael Patterson, CEO, will host two webinars titled, NetFlow Uses: How to Detect and Isolate Network Problems. The complimentary webinars will be held on Wednesday, December 7th and Thursday, December 8th, 9am and 2pm (EST) respectively. Each event will offer valuable information for organizations seeking to reduce time, cost, and complexity associated with troubleshooting and managing corporate ... read more
  • Posted at 3:55 AM
    Sycamore Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCMR), today reported its results for the first quarter ended October 29, 2011. Revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 was $15.4 million, compared with $11.7 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2011. ... read more
  • VIVUS to Present at the Deutsche Bank BioFEST Conference --- MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011
    Posted at 3:45 AM
    VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) today announced that Timothy Morris, chief financial officer, will present an overview of the company at the 2011 Deutsche Bank BioFEST Conference. The VIVUS presentation will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel, Boston, MA on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 10:20 a.m. ET. A live webcast and 30-day archive of the presentation will be available at http://ir.vivus.com. About VIVUS VIVUS is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to address ... read more
  • Posted at 3:44 AM
    Leading New Jersey plastic surgeon Dr. Steven L. Davis, announces the opening of his new Laser Clinic in Cherry Hill, NJ. The clinic offers state of the art technology including the newest generation of Pelleve, a revolutionary non-ablative skin tightening system for facial rejuvenation. Dr. Davis is known for his expertise in minimally invasive rejuvenative procedures that offer his patients less downtime and discomfort. For his practice, he selected Pelleve, an advanced, innovative radiofrequency technology, because it provides short ... read more
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    ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care and education workforce, offers new users the trial course CCEI114B: Recognizing Infectious Diseases in the Early Childhood Setting at no cost in December. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO ) Caregivers cannot prevent all infectious diseases from entering a child care environment. However, caregivers can certainly help control the spread of disease through preventive measures, by following center policy and state health regulations, and by learning to recognize ... read more