Yulex Corporation Opens Guayule Seed & Genetics Center

— Yulex Corporation, an agricultural biomaterials company, today announced the opening of a Seed & Genetics Center focused on plant breeding, molecular genetics and development of agronomic best practices to support the global cultivation of sustainable guayule plantations for medical, consumer, industrial and bioenergy applications.Continue reading

Insys Announces Details of Product Development Pipeline

PHOENIX, AZ–(Marketwired – Jan 13, 2014) –  Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: INSY) today unveiled details of its portfolio pipeline, focused on innovative supportive care and therapy products. The Company intends to file one New Drug Application (NDA) and at least three Investigational New Drug (IND) applications with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2014.Continue reading

First CASIS payloads take off.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL., January 9th, 2014 (CASIS PR) — The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) is proud to announce its first sponsored research payloads have launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on board the Orbital Sciences Corporation Cygnus cargo capsule. This launch marks a historic moment for the nonprofit responsible for promoting and managing research on board the ISS U.S. National Laboratory, as a variety of investigations under the CASIS manifest are part of Orbital’s first full resupply mission to the orbiting laboratory.Continue reading

Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Tillotts Pharma AG sign licensing agreement for CPP-1X/sulindac in Europe and Japan.

January 9, 2014 – Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPP) and Tillotts Pharma AG (Tillotts), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Zeria Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Zeria), are pleased to announce today that the companies have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement for European and Japanese rights to develop and commercialize the combination of CPP-1X/sulindac for the treatment of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), an orphan disease, and other gastrointestinal conditions.Continue reading