Clarient, a provider of comprehensive anatomic pathology and molecular testing services, will acquire Applied Genomics in an all-stock merger worth up to $17.6 million.
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals reported positive Phase II data in a clinical trial of bavituximab in patients with a deadly form of lung cancer.
Inovio Biomedical (AMEX: INO) is developing a robust pre-clinical and early clinical stage pipeline of innovative DNA-based vaccines and therapeutics that target cancer, influenza, and other infectious diseases (e.g. HIV) based on its SynCon DNA vaccine construct and electroporation DNA delivery technology platforms.
In the area of heart disease, Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) is sponsoring two European clinical trials that evaluate the use of adipose-derived stem and regenerative cells (ADRCs) to treat acute myocardial infarction and chronic myocardial ischemia.
The peer reviewed results published today in the Journal of Urology found that Aureon Laboratories’ Prostate Px+ test is twice as effective as other tools currently available at identifying which patients classified as intermediate-risk have high-risk, life-threatening cancer.
Aureon Laboratories, a developer of predictive tests for cancer care, has been featured in a cable television segment produced by the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce.
A study published in Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment shows that Envisioneering Medical’s TargetScan Touch system is more effective in detecting prostate cancer than traditional biopsy methods.
Eight studies presented this week at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting suggest that Gen-Probe’s investigational test for the prostate cancer gene PCA3 may address some of the major challenges faced by urologists when diagnosing the disease.