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Monday Biotech Deal Review: May 17, 2010

Lots of quarterly earnings announcements this week means a dip in deal activity. Still plenty of interesting stuff, though, including a new partnership and new listing plans for Tekmira. Meanwhile, for Medicago it’s graduation day, with a $10m present standby deal from Mom and Dad Yorkville Advisors on offer as it takes its symbol to the TSX big board from the venture exchange.

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A New Online Resource for Canadian Patients:

MedSchoolForYou LogomdBriefCase Inc., which provides online education for Canadian medical professionals, is branching out into the consumer market.  Their new website,, will provide Canadian-specific online medical information for patients. 

With different drug nomenclature and different regulatory and reimbursement environments, a Canada-specific health resource could be extremely helpful.  At launch, the new site is limited to “Pain Management” information, but there are lots of “coming soon” labels (hopefully a better homepage design and a functioning search box are also pending).

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