Biodefense Stocks - Top News Story
Investing Ideas: Biodefense Stocks to Watch
Point Roberts, WA - May 3, 2013 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com staff: Investorideas.com, an investor research portal specializing in investing ideas in leading sectors including biodefense stocks issues the following update of publicly traded companies in the sector to watch.
Biodefense Stocks Articles, Biodefense Stocks sector alerts and Q&A's
March 11th New York Security Conference: Investorideas.com Releases Final Video Presentation - Panel Discussion 'Performance and Investing Opportunities in Security and Defense Companies'
New York, NY - March 12, 2014 (www.investorideas.com newswire) Investorideas.com, an investor research and news portal covering leading sectors including technology and defense, releases the final video presentation from the Security and Defense Conference, "Game Changing Technologies: The Face and Future of Security", held both live in New York and online on March 11, 2014.
March 11th New York Security Conference: Investorideas.com Releases Fourth Video Presentation - Panel Discussions 'Game Changing Technologies: The Face and Future of Security' and 'Exploring the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and Implementation'
New York, NY - March 12, 2014 (www.investorideas.com newswire) Investorideas.com, an investor research and news portal covering leading sectors including technology and defense, releases the fourth set of video presentations from the Security and Defense Conference, "Game Changing Technologies: The Face and Future of Security", held both live in New York and online on March 11, 2014.
March 11th New York Security Conference: Investorideas.com Releases Third Round of Video Presentations from Tekcapital, PSID, IMSC and Silanis
New York, NY - March 12, 2014 (www.investorideas.com newswire) Investorideas.com, an investor research and news portal covering leading sectors including technology and defense releases the third round of video presentations from the Security and Defense Conference, "Game Changing Technologies: The Face and Future of Security", held both live in New York and online on March 11, 2014.
March 11th New York Security Conference: Investorideas.com Releases Second Round of Video Presentations from NXTD, VSYS and APEI
New York, NY - March 11, 2014 (www.investorideas.com newswire) Investorideas.com, an investor research and news portal covering leading sectors including technology and defense releases the second round of video presentations from the Security and Defense Conference, "Game Changing Technologies: The Face and Future of Security", held both live in New York and online on March 11, 2014.
Q&A with Biodefense Company PositiveID (OTCBB: PSID); M-BAND and Firefly Status and Opportunity
New York, NY - September 4, 2013 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leader in research for independent investors presents an exclusive Q&A interview with Mr. William J. Caragol, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PositiveID Corporation (OTC: PSID) a developer of biological detection and diagnostics solutions. Mr. William J. Caragol discusses the current status and opportunities for its lead technologies.
Biodefense Stock Q&A; PositiveID (OTCBB: PSID) Chairman and CEO Discusses New Firefly Dx Detection System
Point Roberts, WA - June 6, 2013 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leader in research for independent investors presents an exclusive Q&A interview with Mr. William J. Caragol, Chairman and CEO of PositiveID Corporation (OTCBB: PSID) discussing the recent launch of the development of the Firefly Dx detection system.
Biodefense Stock Alert; Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD) Moves Following News on Contract
Point Roberts, WA - April 17, 2013 (Investorideas.com newswire) - Investorideas.com, an investor research portal specializing in sector research for independent investors including biodefense and homeland security stocks issues a trading alert for Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: AEMD), trading at $0.1099, up 0.0070 6.80% 12:43PM EDT on over 688,000 shares.
Biodefense Stock Trading Alert: PositiveID (OTCBB: PSID) Gains Over 21% in Morning Trading
Point Roberts, WA - January 24, 1013 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leader in sector research for independent investors issues a trading alert for biodefense stock, PositiveID Corporation (OTCBB: PSID).
Biodefense Stock to Watch
PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP)
PharmAthene was formed to meet the critical needs of the United States and its allies by developing and commercializing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical weapons. PharmAthene's lead product development programs include:
- SparVax™ - a second generation recombinant protective antigen (rPA) anthrax vaccine
- Valortim® - a fully human monoclonal antibody for the prevention and treatment of anthrax infection
- rBChE - a novel bioscavenger for the prevention and treatment of morbidity and mortality associated with exposure to chemical nerve agents
In addition, pursuant to an opinion issued September 22, 2011 from the Delaware Court of Chancery, PharmAthene is entitled to 50% of the profits over 10 years from all sales of SIGA Technologies' ST-246 - a novel smallpox antiviral agent being developed by SIGA for the treatment and prevention of morbidity and mortality associated with exposure to the causative agent of smallpox (once SIGA earns $40 million in net profits from sales of ST-246). www.PharmAthene.com.
Defense stocks Indices and ETF's
- PHLX DEFENSE SECTOR INDEX (Philadelphia: ^DFX)
- S&P Sector Indices Brochure
- Standard and Poor's 500 Aerospace & Defense Index is a capitalization-weighted index. The index was developed with a base level of 10 for the 1941-43 base period. This is a GICS level 4 sub-industry group. The parent index is SPX. This is a GICS Level 4 Sub-Industry group.
- The Amex Defense Index (DFI) is an equal dollar weighted Index designed to represent a cross section of widely held, highly capitalized companies involved in providing systems, equipment and services to the United States government and its allies for the purpose of supporting military, defense and intelligence efforts. The component stocks operate in industry segments that include, but are not limited to, military aircraft manufacturing, shipbuilding, ground transportation, aerospace instrumentation and technology, specialized communication and radar systems, ammunition and weapon systems.
- The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Dow Jones U.S. Select Aerospace & Defense Index.
- The SPADE Defense Index (AMEX: DXS) is a modified market cap-weighted index that was developed to provide a financial benchmark for the performance of companies involved with the defense, homeland security, and space. More than 50 companies currently comprise the index. Information on the Index -- including its methodology, rules, constituents, and performance -- can be found at http://www.spadeindex.com. In October 2005, the first (and currently only) exchange traded fund on defense and homeland security was launched by Powershares. The Powershares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio ETF trades under the symbol 'PPA' and is designed to track the performance of the SPADE. - more info
National Homeland Security Newswire
Ongoing Cyber Threats and Recent Sony Hacking Draw Attention to Cybersecurity Stocks
(Tue, 2 Dec 2014 06:00:00 PST)
New York, NY - Point Roberts, WA - December 2, 2014 (NHSK newswire) Investorideas.com (www.investorideas.com), a global news source covering leading sectors including cybersecurity releases the updated cybersecurity stock directory for December following the recent high â€“ profile Sony hacking.
Biometric News: TechNavio Says Global Facial Recognition Market Will Experience Increased R&D Spending from 2015-2019
(Mon, 1 Dec 2014 06:00:00 PST)
LONDON - December 1, 2014 (NHSK newswire) - The Global Facial Recognition Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 25.7 percent from 2015-2019, according to a new report from research firm TechNavio.
Medical Technology Breaking News: Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD) Announces First Hemopurifier Shipment To Support the Treatment of Ebola in the United States
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:00 PST)
SAN DIEGO - November 26, 2014 (Investorideas.com newswire) Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB:AEMD), the pioneer in developing targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease and cancer, today announced the first shipment of Hemopurifier therapy as a candidate to treat future Ebola virus infections in the United States.
Biodefense Stocks Directory
Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) Cepheid, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., is an on-demand molecular diagnostics company that develops, manufactures, and markets fully-integrated systems and tests for genetic analysis in the clinical, industrial and biothreat markets. The Company's systems enable rapid, sophisticated genetic testing for organisms and genetic-based diseases by automating otherwise complex manual laboratory procedures. Cepheid's easy-to-use systems integrate a number of complicated and time-intensive steps, including sample preparation, DNA amplification and detection, which enable the analysis of complex biological samples in its proprietary test cartridges. Through its strong molecular biology capabilities, the Company is focusing on those applications where rapid molecular testing is particularly important, such as identifying infectious disease and cancer in the clinical market; food, agricultural, and environmental testing in the industrial market; and identifying bio-terrorism agents in the biothreat market.
Ceragenix Phamaceuticals Inc. (OTCBB: CGXP) Ceragenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a medical device company focused on infectious disease and dermatology. The Company has two base technology platforms; Ceragenins™ or CSAs for treatment of infectious disease and Barrier Repair for the treatment of dermatological disorders including atopic dermatitis, neonatal skin disorders and others. Ceragenin compounds are active against a broad range of gram positive and negative bacteria. We have used our Ceragenin technology to formulate Cerashield antimicrobial coatings for medical devices. All Ceragenin and Cerashield products are currently in the developmental stage.
Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) Cerus Corporation is a biomedical products company focused on commercializing the INTERCEPT Blood System to enhance blood safety. The INTERCEPT Blood System is designed to inactivate blood-borne pathogens in donated blood components intended for transfusion. Cerus currently markets the INTERCEPT Blood System for both platelets and plasma in Europe, Russia, the Middle East and selected countries in other regions around the world. The Company is also pursuing regulatory approvals in the United States and other countries. The INTERCEPT red blood cell system is currently in clinical development.
Cleveland BioLabs, Inc. (NasdaqCM: CBLI) is a biotechnology company leveraging its proprietary discoveries around programmed cell death to develop a robust pipeline of drugs for multiple medical and defense applications. The Company has strategic partnerships with the Cleveland Clinic, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, ChemBridge Corporation and the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute. CBLI’s pipeline includes products from two primary families of compounds: Protectans and Curaxins. Protectans are being developed as drug candidates that protect normal tissues from acute stresses such as radiation, chemotherapy and ischemias (pathologies developed as a result of blocking blood flow to a part of the body). Curaxins are being developed as anticancer agents that could act as mono-therapy drugs or in combination with other existing anticancer therapies.
Combimatrix (Nasdaq:CBMX) CombiMatrix is a diversified biotechnology business, through the development of proprietary technologies, products and services in the areas of drug development, genetic analysis, molecular diagnostics, nanotechnology research, defense and homeland security markets, as well as other potential markets where our products and services could be utilized. The technologies we have developed include a platform technology to rapidly produce oligonucleotide arrays for use in identifying and determining the roles of genes, gene mutations and proteins. We make the arrays using our patented in situ electrochemical synthesis process, which provides the ability to easily change array content to stay current with new developments and to meet the evolving needs of our customers. This technology has a wide range of potential applications in the areas of genomics, proteomics, biosensors, drug discovery, drug development, diagnostics, combinatorial chemistry, material sciences and nanotechnology. We have also developed the capabilities of producing arrays that utilize bacterial artificial chromosomes on our arrays, also enabling genetic analysis. Other technologies include proprietary molecular synthesis and screening methods for the discovery of potential new drugs. CombiMatrix Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. ("CMDX"), our wholly owned subsidiary located in Irvine, California, has developed capabilities of producing arrays that utilize bacterial artificial chromosomes, which also enable genetic analysis. CMDX functions primarily as a diagnostics reference laboratory.
Commonwealth Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBTE) CBI is a growing contract research organization that offers a comprehensive, integrated range of services for the discovery and development of therapeutics, vaccines and diagnostics by working as a partner with its customers in the global life sciences industries. Applying skills from its extensive experience serving life sciences companies worldwide, CBI offers insight, innovation and project management capabilities to customers, whether pharmaceutical giants or emerging biotechnology companies. CBI operates through four business units: (1) CBI Services, a discovery-phase contract research organization; (2) Fairfax Identity Laboratories, a DNA reference business; (3) Mimotopes Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia, a peptide and discovery chemistry business; and (4) Venturepharm Asia, Beijing, China, a contract research joint venture specializing in process scale-up, formulation development, cGMP manufacturing and clinical trial management. CBI companies directly employ over 100 staff in three laboratories and have access to over 2,000 additional staff through CBI's Venturepharm ( Asia) joint venture.
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