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Wednesday | Freshnews

GRAMMYA Award-Winning Singer Jennifer Hudson Lends Her Voice To...

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer , a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and Genentech, one of the world's leading biotech companies, have joined forces with GRAMMY -winning singer, Oscar -winning actress, and SU2C Ambassador Jennifer Hudson for their latest campaign, entitled: "Two ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jennifer Hudson, Startups, Science / Technology, Biotech, San Mateo County, CA, South San Francisco, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Freshnews

Cypher Genomics Appoints to the Board of Directors, Henry Nordhoff as ...

Cypher Genomics, Inc., the genome informatics company, announced today the appointment of Henry Nordhoff as executive chairman of Cypher's board of directors.

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Related Topix: Gen-Probe, Startups, Food and Drug Administration, UC San Francisco

Business Journal

Community Impact: bringing students face to face with the world's top scientists

What better way to get students interested in science than to bring them into one of the top biotechs in the world? Genentech's Gene Academy shuttles students from three South San Francisco elementary schools and one middle school to the Genentech campus once a week for help with homework and projects as well as to talk with scientists at their ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, San Mateo County, CA, South San Francisco, CA

Bloomberg

Roche Profit Falls on Franc Strengthl New-Drug Sales Rise

Roche Holding AG 's first-half profit fell 7 percent as the strength of the Swiss franc offset rising sales of the drugmaker's new cancer medicines.

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Related Topix: Pegasys, Biotech, Startups, Roche Holding, Medicine, Roche Group, Five Prime Therapeutics, 454, Healthcare Industry

Wed Jul 23, 2014

MarketWatch

Roche profit dented by currencies

Roche Holding AG reported Thursday that first-half net profit slid 7% under pressure from exchange rates, but strong sales of its cancer therapies prompted the Swiss drug giant to confirm its outlook for the full year.

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Related Topix: Pegasys, Biotech, Startups, Roche Holding, Medicine, Roche Group, Five Prime Therapeutics, 454, Healthcare Industry

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa cancer lab part of 'stepping into this future,' newly recruited director says

Dr. Lo has just been recruited by the Ottawa Hospital to open this city's first molecular oncology lab - a lab devoted to diagnosing the genetics of cancer.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science, Yale University, Startups

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Donaco International Limited (ASX:DNA) On-Market Buy-Back and Appendix 3C

The buy-back is being undertaken as part of the Company's ongoing capital management program.

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Related Topix: Startups

HON

Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives

A drug already used to treat moderate-to-severe allergic asthma appears to offer relief to people with chronic hives who haven't been helped by standard medications, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Hives, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Startups, Dermatology

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WJRT

Genentech Alzheimer's drug misses goals in studies

An experimental drug from the biotech company Genentech failed to slow mental decline in mid-stage studies on more than 500 people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, but showed some promise in the least-impaired participants who received a higher dose.

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Related Topix: Startups, Alzheimer's, Health

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Recent Findings from Genentech, Inc. Provides New Insights into...

Small-scale studies performed at the 2 L scale consistently showed an increase in acidic species when compared with the material made at larger scale."

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Genentech Alzheimer's drug misses goals in studies

An experimental drug from the biotech company Genentech failed to slow mental decline in mid-stage studies on more than 500 people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, but showed some promise in the least-impaired participants who received a higher dose.

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Related Topix: Startups, Alzheimer's, Health

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Business Journal

Skin cancer drug combo with Genentech sends Exelixis stock soaring

Exelixis, led by President and CEO Michael Morrissey, expects partner Genentech to seek FDA approval of a combination of Zelboraf and cobimetinib later this year.

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Related Topix: Startups, Exelixis, Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Hispanic Business

Genentech Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Seragon Pharmaceuticals

"This year, breast cancer will claim the lives of nearly 40,000 women in . "We believe these investigational oral SERDs could one day redefine the standard of care for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer."

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Related Topix: Startups, Health, Breast Cancer

Business Journal

Energy-saving FlexLab at Lawrence Berkeley opens Thursday

The energy-saving buildings of tomorrow are spinning out today, thanks to a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory center that officially opens Thursday.

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Related Topix: Startups

Canada NewsWire

Coherus BioSciences Appoints Dr. V. Bryan Lawlis, Jr. to Board of Directors

"It is a privilege to join this talented Board of Directors, and I am excited about the opportunity to work with the Board and management to make Coherus the leader in the emerging business of biosimilars," Dr. Lawlis stated.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Akzo Nobel NV, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Startups

NatureNews

Seven days: 4-10 July 2014

Novartis charged Prosecutors in Tokyo announced last week that they would pursue charges against a Japanese subsidiary of drug giant Novartis and one of the company's former employees, Nobuo Shirahashi.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diovan, Valsartan (generic), Biotech, Startups, Science / Technology, San Mateo County, CA, South San Francisco, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Hispanic Business

Dalradian Announces Increase to Previously Announced Bought Deal Unit Financing

The Company has granted the Underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the Offering , exercisable for a period of up to 30 days after the closing date , if the Over-Allotment Option is fully exercised, the total gross proceeds from the Offering will be .

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Related Topix: Startups

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Fox News

Experimental asthma drug hits a new target

An experimental drug that could help people with asthma or allergies works in a new way, by blocking the production of an inflammatory protein, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Health, Allergy and Immunology, Startups

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Business Journal

Meet 'et al': The mystery man behind some of the world's most powerful drugs

The patents behind humanized monoclonal antibodies - the biotechnology behind such life-changing medicines as Genentech Inc.'s Avastin and Herceptin and Biogen Idec Inc.'s Tysabri - generally are known as the "Queen patents" for inventor Cary Queen .

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Related Topix: Startups, Inventions, Science / Technology, San Mateo County, CA, South San Francisco, CA, PDL BioPharma

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Large Russian Venture Fund Looks Elsewhere for Investments

Runa Capital , a venture firm founded by entrepreneurs with strong Moscow ties, is raising a second venture fund that will haul in between $200 million and $300 million, Yuliya Chernova reports in VentureWire.

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Related Topix: Startups, Five Prime Therapeutics, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Biotech, Science / Technology, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

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