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Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announced its FDA submission for premarket approval (PMA) of the VENTANA ALK (D5F3) CDx Assay. The companion diagnostic (CDx) immunohistochemistry (IHC) test is designed to identify ALK(1)-positive lung cancer patients that may benefit from treatment with targeted therapy that inhibits the ALK gene. This submission was the fourth and final module and application required by the FDA’s PMA process. read more
Biogazelle has established a quality management system and is ISO 17025 accredited for gene expression services (Belac, 528-TEST). read more
ESPERITE, the European leader since 2000 in the stem cells life science business, is launching unique new-generation genetic tests. Risk-free, convenient, affordable and accurate tests with results available in a few days. ESPERITE eases its clients the key genetic information to personalize their health-related decisions, fostering a new culture of consumer empowerment towards a proactive approach to health. read more
On Friday 23 January 2015, the European Commission issued a positive decision regarding the compatibility of the application of the wage withholding tax partial exemption for Research & Development by Young Innovative Companies (“YICs”) with the internal market. The European Commission’s decision has not yet been published but it is understood that this positive decision covers the partial exemption’s application by YICs up to 30 June 2014. read more
genae, a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) and services provider for the medical industries, announced today the acquisition of e-novex, a leading provider of electronic data tools that change medical research. read more
AMATSIGROUP, de Franse nummer 1 in de levering van diensten op het vlak van ontwikkeling van farmaceutische producten voor mensen en dieren, kondigt de overname van het Belgische bedrijf SEPS Pharma aan. SEPS Pharma levert diensten voor geneesmiddelenontwikkeling, zoals ontwikkeling van de preformulatie en de formulatie, analytische geneesmiddelenontwikkeling, procesontwikkeling en preklinische productie. read more
Promethera Biosciences, a Belgian biotechnology company developing Promethera® HepaStem, a cell-based therapy for the treatment of in-born errors of metabolism and acquired liver diseases, today announces the resignation of Eric Halioua from his post as CEO of Promethera and all other functions within the company. He has decided to leave in order to concentrate on other projects. read more
Gilde Healthcare, the private equity firm dedicated to the healthcare sector, today announces the first and final close of its €100 million Healthcare Services fund, Gilde Healthcare Services II. The new fund will support the growth of healthcare service companies in the Benelux and Germany. read more
ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR), an integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative ophthalmic medicines, announces that its Board of Directors has nominated Emmanuèle Attout to be its new Independent non-executive director. Mrs. Attout will join the Audit Committee of the Company. read more
Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) received a transparency notification from Delta Lloyd N.V. read more