Life Sciences & Technology

AdvaMed SmartBrief

Medical technology news

AdvaMed SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Advanced Medical Technology Association

Calif. molecular Dx company posts revenue growth in Q3

10/20/2014

  • GenomeWeb Daily News (free registration)

California-based Cepheid, which specializes in molecular diagnostics, posted $115.2 million in revenues during the third quarter, up 14% from the same period in 2013. A rise in the demand for tests fo… Read More

BIO SmartBrief

News for the biotechnology industry

BIO SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Novartis drug prolongs progression-free survival in multiple myeloma trial

10/20/2014

  • Healio (free registration)

A late-stage trial showed Novartis Pharmaceuticals' panobinostat, in combination with bortezomib and dexamethasone, was more effective than the combination of bortezomib, dexamethasone and placebo in … Read More

FDLI SmartBrief

News for the food and drug law community

FDLI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Food and Drug Law Institute

JFC International pulls pudding due to undisclosed milk

10/20/2014

  • Food Poisoning Bulletin

Hapi Pudding was recalled by JFC International because it may include milk not indicated on the label. The affected product was sold nationwide with the UPC number 11152 13417. Read More

SmartBrief for Health Care Marketers

Health care marketing news

SmartBrief for Health Care Marketers

Published in partnership with: Coalition for Health Care Communication

Digital is only part of a balanced marketing mix

10/13/2014

  • PharmExec.com

Digital technologies hold great promise in health care marketing but have not replaced conventional content channels, writes Mark Perlotto, founder and president of Excitant Healthcare Advertising. "T… Read More

AABB SmartBrief

News about transfusion and cellular therapies

AABB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Association of Blood Banks

WHO to receive investigational Ebola vaccine from Canada

10/20/2014

  • Associated Press, The

The Public Health Agency of Canada will begin sending its Ebola vaccine candidate to the World Health Organization today for potential use in the hardest-hit West African countries. WHO will seek advi… Read More

FasterCures SmartBrief

Medical research news

FasterCures SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: FasterCures

Canada funds 12 translational genomics projects

10/16/2014

  • GenomeWeb Daily News (free registration)

The Canadian government will invest more than $13 million and partners in Genome Canada's Genomic Applications Partnership Program will invest another $36 million to fund 12 genomics research projects… Read More

DIA Global SmartBrief

News for the global pharmaceuticals industry

DIA Global SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Drug Information Association

India may require divestments to approve Sun-Ranbaxy merger

10/15/2014

  • Business Standard (India)

Before Ranbaxy Laboratories and Sun Pharmaceuticals will be allowed to complete their proposed merger, they may need to sell parts of their businesses. The Competition Commission of India is expected … Read More

AATB SmartBrief

News affecting the tissue bank community

AATB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Association of Tissue Banks

2nd hospital worker in Texas tests positive for Ebola

10/15/2014

  • CNN
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • HealthDay News

An additional health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for the Ebola virus. On Tuesday, the CDC said it was actively monitoring 76 hospital workers in Dallas, and t… Read More

AACC SmartBrief

News and trends in clinical diagnostics

AACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Association for Clinical Chemistry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Malaysian biotech firm commercializing antioxidant made from microalgae

10/14/2014

  • Star Publications (Malaysia)

Malaysia-based Algaetech International is working to tap the commercial potential of haematococcus pluvialis as feedstock in producing an antioxidant known as astaxanthin. Dato' Paduka Syed Isa Syed A… Read More

Women In Bio SmartBrief

News and trends in the biotech industry

Women In Bio SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Women In Bio

C-suite offers clinicians the opportunity to improve health of millions

10/16/2014

  • HCPLive

Physicians Risa Lavizzo-Mourey and Susan Turney worked on the clinical side of health care before moving to executive roles. Turney was told as a kindergartener that she couldn't be a doctor because s… Read More