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MDxHealth's Methylation Based Companion Diagnostics Enables Better Personalized Treatment in Brain Cancer


MDxHealth SA (NYSE Euronext: MDXH), a leading molecular diagnostics company in the field of personalized cancer treatment, today announced that its MGMT test (PredictMDXTM for Brain) has demonstrated success in personalizing brain cancer treatment in a major international phase III study. The data, obtained from a Phase III study (RTOG 0525) of temozolomide will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO, Chicago, USA, 3-7 June) by principal investigator Mark R. Gilbert, MD (University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) on Sunday 5th June). read more

Ronald Brus resigns from the Galapagos Board


Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) announced today that Dr Ronald Brus has resigned from the Board of Directors. read more

TiGenix announces preliminary results of its rights offering


TiGenix NV (NYSE Euronext Brussels: TIG) announces that, in connection with its 1 for 5 rights offering of maximum 15,187,111 new shares at an offer price of EUR 1.00 per share, it has received subscriptions for 7,686,295 new shares through the exercise of preferential rights. This represents a take up of approximately 51% of the offering size of EUR 15,187,111. Taking into account EUR 4,412,000 of irrevocable take-up commitments in the scrip placement taking place tomorrow, the offering is covered for 80%. read more

Zwaar geschokt door het geweld tegen wetenschap


ILVO, UGent, VIB en HoGent zijn diep geschokt door de gewelddadige vernietiging van de veldproef met aardappelen door aanhangers van Field Liberation Movement vandaag in Wetteren. Vooral de agressie waarmee de actie gepaard ging, baart de wetenschappers ernstig zorgen. read more

Cryo-Save Group NV: Purchase Shares Executive Director


Cryo-Save Group N.V. (Euronext: CRYO, 'Cryo-Save', or 'the Group'), the leading international family stem cell bank, has been informed that Mr Arnoud van Tulder, Chief Executive Officer, purchased 2,000 ordinary shares of Euro 0.10 ('Ordinary Shares') at a price of €5.03 on 24 May 2011. read more

QUINVITA and AVIAM sign a strategic alliance on Jatropha curcas


AVIAM, a Mozambican based Jatropha curcas Plantation Company and the Industrial Crops Technology Company, QUINVITA announced today they entered into a strategic alliance on a joined Jatropha development program. read more

Applied Maths: Bayer CropScience chooses BioNumerics as global data analysis platform


Applied Maths today announces that Bayer CropScience has decided to implement the BioNumerics platform globally for its plant breeding program. The choice for BioNumerics was incentivized by the software’s comprehensive databasing and analysis tools, enabling workers to deploy one uniform software platform for diverse projects and techniques. IT managers and bioinformaticians at Bayer CropScience greatly valued the flexible scripting possibilities using Python as an instrument to integrate the BioNumerics software with existing tools and realize automatic workflows for high-throughput data management. read more

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