07:00 , Apr 15, 2013 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Incyte Pharmaceuticals Inc., Molecular Dynamics deal

INCY will evaluate MDYN's MegaBACE 1000 Genetic Analysis System as a next-generation DNA sequencing platform in exchange for preferential rights to the first machines produced by MDYN. MDYN and partner Amersham International plc (Little Chalfont,...
07:00 , Apr 15, 2013 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Molecular Dynamics, Amersham Pharmacia Biotech plc, DuPont Agricultural Products deal

MDYN and partner Amersham Pharmacia Biotech will include DuPont Agricultural Products in their Microarray Technology Access program. DuPont will use the microarray system to study gene expression in agricultural seed and plant species and to...
07:00 , Apr 15, 2013 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Nova Molecular Inc., Amersham Pharmacia Biotech Ltd. deal

Amersham made a minority equity investment in Nova Molecular in return for rights to a pharmacogenomic sequencing project being done by Nova and McGill University (Montreal, Quebec). The project is identifying variants in four genes...
07:00 , Apr 6, 2009 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

General Electric diagnostic news

The inventors, James Kelly and Kwok Chiu, filed suit in 2005 seeking compensation under the U.K. Patents Act of 1977 for European Patents Nos. 0311352 and 0337654. General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE), Fairfield, Conn.   Business:...
07:00 , Aug 4, 2008 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

DxS board of directors update

DxS Ltd. , Manchester, U.K.   Business: Diagnostic, High throughput screening   Appointed: Ron Long, former vice chairman of Amersham plc  ...
08:00 , Dec 24, 2007 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Magellan Bio management update

Magellan Biosciences Inc. , Chelmsford, Mass.   Business: Diagnostic   Hired: Jasmine Gruia-Gray as VP of life sciences marketing of Magellan's ESA Biosciences Inc. unit, formerly director of marketing at Amersham plc 's Amersham Bioscience...
07:00 , Apr 2, 2007 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Asterand management update

Asterand plc (LSE:ATD), Royston, U.K.   Business: Functional genomics, ADMET, Supply/Service   Hired: Martyn Coombs as CEO and a director, formerly president of Amersham plc 's Amersham KK unit; he replaces Randal Charlton, who retired...
08:00 , Jan 1, 2007 |  BioCentury  |  Tools & Techniques

Demarcating Alzheimer's

While doctors still rely largely on family history and neuropsychological testing to identify patients with Alzheimer's disease, a new wave of methods are being developed with the potential to diagnose the disease cheaper, faster and...
07:00 , Aug 7, 2006 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

deltaDOT board of directors update

DeltaDot Ltd. , London, U.K.   Business: Proteomics, Genomics   Hired: Andrew Carr as chairman, formerly CEO of Amersham plc's Amersham Biosciences unit, now part of General Electric Co.'s GE Healthcare unit  ...
01:08 , Aug 3, 2006 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

deltaDOT names Carr chairman

Protein and nucleic acid analysis company deltaDOT (London, U.K.) appointed Andrew Carr as chairman. He was previously CEO of Amersham's Amersham Biosciences unit. Amersham is now part of GE Healthcare....