Fibrocell Announces Closing of $18 Million Private Placement

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fibrocell Science, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCSC) today reported the receipt of $18.1 million of gross proceeds from the sale of convertible promissory notes and warrants in its previously announced private placement financing. Fibrocell intends to use the proceeds of the financing for the continued pre-clinical and clinical development of … [Read more...]

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals to Present at Rodman & Renshaw’s 18th Annual Global Investment Conference

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Catalyst) (Nasdaq:CPRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for people with rare debilitating diseases, today announced that Patrick J. McEnany, Chief Executive Officer, and Steven Miller, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer and Chief … [Read more...]

VCANBIO USA and VCANBIO Center for Translational Biotechnology Launch in the United States

NATICK, Mass., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VCANBIO USA Co. Ltd. (VCANBIO USA) and VCANBIO Center for Translational Biotechnology (VCANBIO CTB) today announced that they will host an opening ceremony to celebrate the launch of U.S. operations as subsidiaries of VCANBIO Cell & Engineering Corporation Ltd. (VCANBIO), a company focused on cell therapy and precision … [Read more...]

Cytokinetics Announces Next-Generation Fast Skeletal Muscle Activator Entering IND-Enabling Studies

Triggers Milestone Payment from Astellas; Expands Portfolio of Skeletal Muscle Activators SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cytokinetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:CYTK) today announced the initiation of IND-enabling studies for a next-generation fast skeletal muscle activator under Cytokinetics’ collaboration with Astellas. The initiation of I … [Read more...]

Zipcar Drives Past Million Member Milestone

BOSTON, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, today announced that it has exceeded the million member milestone with operations in more than 500 cities and towns in eight countries across the globe. Zipcar’s community of over one million fee-paying “Zipsters” continue to choose Zipcar as their mobility service.A photo accompanying … [Read more...]