Seward Limited has further enhanced the application range of its Strainer bags to include sterile processing of tissue samples for primary cell preparation. The bags are Gamma irradiated sterile and available in a range of sizes.
PerkinElmer Inc. announced the launch of its Optima 8x00 series of Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometers. The Optima 8x00 ICP-OES platform offers improved performance and reduced operating costs.
Anavex Life Sciences Corp. announced that the Safety Review Committee for ANAVEX 2-73, its lead candidate for Alzheimer’s disease, unanimously approved skipping the 5 mg dose and moving directly to the 10 mg dose step.
Abbott announced it filed premarket approval applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new molecular diagnostic test designed to detect abnormal gene rearrangements in non-small-cell lung cancer tumors.
Johnson & Johnson said that its Cilag GmbH unit will expand its business in Russia by buying the over-the-counter brands of J B Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for $260 million in cash.
Drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co. said it will work with some private investors to create a privately held biotechnology company to sell the severe sepsis treatment Xigris and possibly develop other drugs.
The Food and Drug Administration approved Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s hepatitis C drug Incivek Monday, making it the second new treatment to be approved in the last two weeks.
Researchers at Imperial College London have identified a new protein involved in the development of drug resistance in breast cancer that could be a target for new treatments.
FRAZER, Pa. (AP) - Drugmaker Cephalon Inc. reported on May 20 that a U.S. district court judge granted its request for a restraining order barring Mylan Inc. from launching a generic version of the muscle relaxant Amrix.
Pfizer Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Sutent (sunitinib malate) as the first anti-VEGF therapy to treat progressive pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET) in patients with locally advanced or metastatic disease.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded approval of a Pfizer drug to treat a rare form of pancreatic cancer.
MALVERN, Pa. (AP) - Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. received a $7.5 million milestone from Pfizer following the launch of the specialty drug Xiapex in Germany.
Researchers at Indiana University identified a genetic biomarker that causes neuropathy among breast cancer patients using taxanes.
Prior Scientific’s H117P2NN flat top stage for the Nikon Ti series of inverted microscopes, can assist researchers conducting prolonged live cell studies.