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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) will participate in the 2022 Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare Conference at the Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, MA on Wednesday, September 7 th . Ashley McEvoy, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Chairman, MedTech will represent the Company in a session scheduled at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time).

This conference call will be available to investors and other interested parties by visiting the Johnson & Johnson website at www.investor.jnj.com .

A webcast and podcast replay will be available approximately 48 hours after the live webcast.

Press:
Rachel Hooper
rhooper@its.jnj.com

Investors:
Sarah Wood
(732) 524-2617

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Kaleido Collaborates with Janssen on Metabolic Therapies

Kaleido Biosciences (NADAQ:KLDO) announced a research collaboration with Janssen’s World Without Disease Accelerator, part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).

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XBiotech Sells Human Antibody to Janssen for US$750 Million

XBiotech (NASDAQ:XBIT) announced the closing of the sale of its True Human antibody Bermekimab to Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE:JNJ) Janssen Biotech.

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YIELD GROWTH Announces 130 Retail Locations Confirmed to Sell Urban Juve Products

The Yield Growth Corp. (CSE:BOSS, OTCQB:BOSQF, Frankfurt:YG3) is pleased to announce that 130 retail locations across Canada and the US have agreed to sell Urban Juve products with 90 retail locations now live with product. The locations are diverse geographically, and will bring luxury, hemp-powered skincare products to new markets across North America.

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Aduro Biotech Announces Initiation of Phase 1b Clinical Trial in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer under Janssen Strategic Partnership

Aduro Biotech (NASDAQ:ADRO) announced the recent initiation of a Phase 1b study of ADU-214 (JNJ-64041757) in combination with nivolumab for the treatment of advanced lung cancer. ADU-214 is an immunotherapy based on Aduro’s live, attenuated double-deleted Listeria (LADD) technology platform in development for the treatment of advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. Janssen Biotech, Inc. (Janssen), Aduro’s license partner for ADU-214, is conducting the global trial.

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Minerva Neurosciences to Report First Quarter 2016 Financial Results and Business Updates on May 3, 2016

| Source:Minerva Neurosciences, Inc.



WALTHAM, Mass., April 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NERV), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies to treat central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced that it will release financial results and business updates for the first quarter of 2016 on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.  The Company will host a webcast and conference call that day at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss these results and updates.
The live call may be accessed by dialing (877) 312-5845 for domestic callers or (765) 507-2618 for international callers and referring to conference ID number 74086869.  A live webcast of the conference call will be available online in the Investors and Media section of the Company’s website at ir.minervaneurosciences.com.  The archived webcast will be available on the Company’s website beginning approximately two hours after the event for 30 days.
About Minerva Neurosciences:
Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of a portfolio of products to treat CNS diseases.  Minerva’s proprietary compounds include: MIN-101, in Phase IIb development for schizophrenia; MIN-202 (JNJ-42847922), which recently completed Phase IIa and Phase Ib clinical trials for insomnia and major depressive disorder (MDD), respectively; MIN-117, in Phase IIa development for MDD; and MIN-301, in pre-clinical development for Parkinson’s disease.  Minerva’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “NERV.”  For more information, please visit www.minervaneurosciences.com.

Contact:
William B. Boni
VP, Investor Relations/
Corp. Communications
Minerva Neurosciences, Inc.
(617) 600-7376

 






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8 Surgical Robotics Stocks

Robotics technology is quickly disrupting a variety of economic sectors, including the medical space, and surgical robot applications are a major component in the overall medical robots market.

In fact, a Strategic Market Research report projects that this industry will reach a value of US$20.98 billion by 2030, up from an estimated US$4.42 billion in 2020. According to the firm, the increased need for procedure-specific surgical robots and advancements in medical robot technology are seen as the main drivers of this sector.

Surgical robotics companies are developing products for a variety of surgery types, including cardiac, spinal and endoluminal. The tools these firms provide can increase surgeons’ performance ability and can lessen scarring, incisions, blood loss and more. They can also make surgeries safer and lead the way to a more comfortable recovery.

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Applied UV, Inc. (NasdaqCM: AUVI) ("Applied UV" or the "Company"), a pathogen elimination technology company that applies the power of narrow-range ultraviolet light ("UVC") for surface areas and catalytic bioconversion technology for air purification to destroy pathogens safely, thoroughly, and automatically, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sterilumen, Inc., has filed a lawsuit in the amount of $20 million against Aeroclean Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AERC) and its predecessor, Aeroclean Technologies, LLC, for trademark infringement, unfair competition and damaging Sterilumen.

John F. Andrews, Applied UV's CEO and Director, stated, "Protecting our brand, Airoclean(TM), and trademarked products and technologies is crucial, and we will vigorously defend against infringements. Sterilumen is the owner of 29 issued patents and 18 pending patent applications and five 'AIRO' trademarks, including Airoclean(TM), in 19 countries, all of which are for use in connection with our air purification products. Significant resources have been invested to develop the products, and we currently possess a number of issued patents and pending patent applications with respect to both the AIRO products and the related technologies. Our brand is under attack by a new market entrant, Aeroclean, that improperly adopted and began to use a mark in connection with its own air purification products that we believe infringes on our trademark rights, creates confusion for buyers and violates fair competition practices."

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Knight Therapeutics Inc., (TSX: GUD) ("Knight") a pan-American (ex-USA) specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that its Brazilian affiliate, United Medical Ltda., has assumed full commercial activities and is re-launching Exelon ® (rivastigmine) in Brazil following successful transfer of the marketing authorization.

On May 26, 2021, Knight completed the acquisition of the exclusive rights to manufacture, market and sell Exelon ® in Canada and Latin America as well as the exclusive license to use the intellectual property and the Exelon trademark, from Novartis within those territories.

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Johnson & Johnson Ends Global Sales of Cancer-Causing Baby Powder Amid Increased Scrutiny from Consumer Litigation, Science

Courts continue to scrutinize J&J's controversial bankruptcy ploy to avoid liability

Legal experts say the decision by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) to halt future sales and distribution of talc-based products worldwide, including its iconic Johnson's Baby Powder, points to mounting pressure on the company to resolve tens of thousands of legal claims brought by ovarian cancer and mesothelioma victims.

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The top medical device companies are a vital component of the overarching life science industry, as well as a major force in treating many diseases and conditions.

The global medical device market was valued at US$434.2 billion in 2021, and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.3 percent to reach US$625.3 billion in 2027.

Growth in the global medical device industry is tied to the rapid rise of an aging population, increased infectious and chronic diseases, as well as technological advancements in both the field of life science and in emerging technologies such as 3D printing, robotics and the internet of things.

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  • The study concluded that elevated levels of two proteins help predict how a person will recover from a traumatic brain injury (TBI), providing important information to determine appropriate care
  • Researchers used Abbott's i-STAT™ TBI Plasma test – the only FDA-cleared rapid test on a portable analyzer for concussion – and Abbott's core laboratory ARCHITECT instrument to measure two biomarkers in blood plasma associated with brain injury

A new study published in The Lancet Neurology demonstrates the ability of two blood-based biomarkers to predict how someone will recover from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Testing for these two biomarkers in the immediate aftermath of an injury can help health care providers determine the best way to treat and care for patients.

This research shows that when a clinician conducts a blood test for these brain proteins soon after a possible injury, they quickly get a more accurate picture of how severe the injury is, the expected course of recovery and the longer-term implications of the TBI. The markers were measured using Abbott's i-STAT™ TBI Plasma test , as well as on the company's ARCHITECT core laboratory instrument using research prototype assays, both of which helped predict recovery.

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