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2 hrs ago | AndhraNews

Quintiles CEO to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

Quintiles CEO Tom Pike will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Monday , September 8, 2014 in New York City at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

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Related Topix: Quintiles Transnational, Quintiles

6 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Terrific New Yorker Article on Evil Anti-Biotech Charlatan Vandana Shiva

I have called Vandana Shiva, One of the Worst People in the World , so I was thoroughly delighted to read Michael Specter's new article in The New Yorker , in which he reveals the anti-biotech campaigner as the evil fraud that she is.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Agriculture, Science, TV, Electronics, Life, Food, Organic Food

10 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Northern California patient tested for possible Ebola exposure

Blood samples from a patient at a Northern California hospital, who is suspected of having been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus , will be tested by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , officials said.

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Related Topix: California, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

13 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Athersys Director Lorin Randall Sells 15,000 Shares

Athersys Director Lorin Randall sold 15,000 shares of Athersys stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 18th.

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Related Topix: Athersys, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

16 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Nasdaq 100 Movers: SPLS, ILMN

Our mission at Market News Video is to produce and distribute quality online videos about the stock markets and publicly traded companies.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Illumina, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Office Equipment, Retail, Staples, Financial Markets

20 hrs ago | Business Journal

Biotech Center receives extra $1M, could help defend U.S. against bioterrorism

The N.C. Biotechnology Center will see its budget increase by $1 million this year, money specifically targeted at bio-defense and ag-biotech programs.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Research Triangle Park, NC

22 hrs ago | Freshnews

New Promega Branch in India Brings Convenient Access to Technologies and Support Services

Promega Corporation announces its expansion into India with a 16th branch that serves the country's scientific community with wide product availability, efficient delivery and technical support services.

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Related Topix: Promega, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Science / Technology, World News, India,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fox News

U.S. clears AstraZeneca over heart drug trial

The U.S. government has cleared AstraZeneca Plc over a major clinical trial used to win marketing approval for its important new heart drug Brilinta, following an investigation which had cast a shadow over its prospects.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US News, Reuters, Pfizer, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Windsor Beacon

Hospital: Calif. patient may have been exposed to Ebola

A hospital in northern California reports that it is treating a patient who may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry

Pharmaceutical Processing

Aggressive Breast Cancer Biomarker Identified

Two Northwestern University scientists have identified a biomarker strongly associated with basal-like breast cancer, a highly aggressive carcinoma that is resistant to many types of chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Science / Technology, Bioinformatics, CPU

SFGate

New biotech company will develop lupus treatment from Buck Institute

A new company, Mount Tam Biotechnologies , will develop a potential lupus treatment and other compounds under an exclusive license with the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, the organizations said Monday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Medicine, Lupus, Health

Silicon Alley Insider

Allergan Seeks Deal With Salix To Fend Off Valeant: WSJ

Botox maker Allergan Inc has approached Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd and at least one other company about a potential takeover in a bid to avert the $53 billion hostile takeover from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, the Wall Street Journal said.

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Related Topix: Allergan, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Raleigh, NC

Customer Interaction Solutions

Renewed Investor Appetite in Biotech Innovation Means Strong...

The seventh annual BioPharm America international life science partnering conference will be held September 22-24 at Boston Marriott Copley Place in the center of Boston's historic Back Bay.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Business Journal

Oncothyreon cancer drug test in Japan shows 'no treatment effect,' stock falls

Bellevue biotech Oncothyreon Inc. said a test of its lung cancer drug in Japan "did not meet its primary endpoint of an improvement in overall survival, and no treatment effect was seen."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Biomira, Healthcare Industry, Health, Lung Cancer

Chemical Online

Micromeritics Announces Instrument Grant To The Institute For...

Micromeritics' Instrument Grant Committee has recently selected its latest grant recipient.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Switzerland, World News, Chemistry, Science

Freshnews

TNI BioTech Inc., provides 2nd Notice of Annual Meeting September 4, 2014

TNI BioTech, Inc. a biotechnology company pioneering the manufacturing and marketing of innovative therapies for autoimmune diseases in emerging nations, announced today that the Company is providing a second notice of TNI BioTech's annual meeting of September 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Marketing

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

HPV vaccine is safe and effective reports long-term study

The quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine protects against the two types of HPV that have the highest risk of cancer and two types that cause genital warts.

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Related Topix: Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

Summer's biotech bright spot: Seattle Genetics

Bothell-based Seattle Genetics has emerged as a bright spot in the region's beleaguered biotech industry, with new drug trials and optimism from investors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Seattle Genetics, Genetics

Bioscience Technology

CDC Scientist Kept Quiet About Flu Blunder

A government scientist kept silent about a potentially dangerous lab blunder and revealed it only after workers in another lab noticed something fishy, according to an internal investigation.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Information Technology

NIH Awards Sedia Biosciences $195,490 SBIR Grant for Rapid HIV-1 Incidence Assay

Sedia Biosciences Corporation announced today that it has received a Notice of Award from the National Institutes of Health for a Small Business Innovation Research Grant to develop a Rapid HIV-1 Incidence Assay that will determine recency of HIV-1 infection in as little as 20 minutes from less than a single drop of blood.

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Related Topix: National Institutes of Health, Healthcare Industry, Small Business, Personal Finance, Infectious Diseases, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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