Business Figures for the First Half of 2019: Sartorius Continues Double-digit Growth

Group revenue up 15.9%; order intake up 18.7%; earnings margin 26.6% High growth dynamics in the Bioprocess Solutions Division; moderate development of the Lab Products & Services Division Guidance for 2019 raised GÖTTINGEN, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sartorius, a leading international partner of biopharmaceutical research and the industry, grew strongly in the first half of 2019, recording double-digit … [Read more…]

CMS Establishes 2019 Monthly Fee Schedule Amount for Optune®

ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#btsm–Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) today announced the U.S Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has established a 2019 monthly fee schedule amount for Optune. Additional details on the fee schedule amount and pricing methodology are available on the CMS website. The announcement by CMS follows an announcement earlier this morning by the … [Read more…]

Medicxi Closes a New €400m Fund (Medicxi III) to Power the Next Wave of Biopharma Entrepreneurs and Drug Hunters

€400m Medicxi III fund, closed in just six weeks, and brings the total funds raised by Medicxi in the last three years to over $1b Medicxi III will invest across the full healthcare continuum, from discovery to late stage clinical assets, empowering ambitious scientific entrepreneurs and drug hunters Novartis and Johnson & Johnson Innovation – … [Read more…]

IRS Notice, Newly Introduced Medicare Legislation Work to Expand Benefits of Health Savings Accounts for Millions of Americans

HealthEquity helps introduce legislation that would allow Medicare recipients to open and contribute to HSAs; IRS expands preventive care benefit options for chronic conditions DRAPER, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ: HQY), the nation’s largest independent health savings account (HSA) non-bank custodian, participated in drafting legislation announced today that along with a new IRS notice, will expand … [Read more…]

Sensient Technologies Corporation Elects Carol Jackson to its Board of Directors

MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sensient Technologies today announced the election of Carol Jackson to its Board of Directors, effective December 1, 2019. Ms. Jackson is Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Harbison Walker International, the largest supplier of ceramic refractories in the U.S. with operations in the U.S., Mexico, Europe, and Southeast Asia and commercial interests globally. … [Read more…]

Flex Pharma Announces Rights Dividend

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flex Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLKS) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a special dividend on the Company’s common stock of one right per share of outstanding common stock. The rights will be paid on July 19, 2019 to shareholders of record as of close of business on July 18, 2019. Flex Pharma … [Read more…]

ImmunoGen Announces Conference Call to Discuss Its Second Quarter 2019 Operating Results

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ImmunoGen, Inc., (Nasdaq: IMGN), a leader in the expanding field of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancer, today announced that the Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Friday, August 2, 2019 to discuss its second quarter operating results. Management will also provide a brief update on … [Read more…]

WEX to Release Second Quarter Financial Results on August 1, 2019

PORTLAND, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WEX (NYSE: WEX), a leading financial technology service provider, announced today that it will report its second quarter 2019 financial results before the market open on August 1. From WEX, Melissa Smith, the Chief Executive Officer, and Roberto Simon, the Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call that morning at 9:00 A.M. … [Read more…]

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals to Host Second Quarter 2019 Investor Update Call

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) today announced it will host its second quarter 2019 investor update conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Individuals interested in participating in the call should dial (866) 393-4306 (U.S. and Canada) or (734) 385-2616 (international) using conference ID number 1896718. … [Read more…]

Henry Schein, Inc. Awards Fourth Annual Henry Schein Cares Medals in the Medical Category; Names LifeNet International ‘Best in Class’

Medal Recognizes Organizations That Reflect Company’s Commitment to Expanding Access to Care for People in Need MELVILLE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it has awarded its fourth annual Henry Schein Cares Medals in the Medical category, recognizing three nonprofit organizations and naming Orlando, Florida-based LifeNet International (LN) as “Best In Class.” … [Read more…]