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Process Characterization Expert Dr. Philippe Cini to Moderate Session at ISPE

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA (PRWEB) October 13, 2017 Turesol Staffing Solutions announced today that Dr. Philippe Cini, Tunnell Group Vice President and Turesol Business Unit Leader, will moderate a discussion on the subject of “Process capabilities as they apply to the pharmaceutical and biotech i... [Comments]

Taming the Hairy Ball: Worcester Polytechnic Institute Computer Scientists Use Mixed Reality to Visualize Complex Biological Networks

BOSTON (PRWEB) October 12, 2017 They call it the “hairy ball.” It’s an unflattering name for two-dimensional representations of a complex biological network, a depiction of a system of linkages and connections so complex and dense that “it looks like a big mess,” said Dmitry Korkin, PhD, asso... [Comments]

Winners of 2017 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists Include Pioneering Molecular Biologist, Physical Chemist and Mathematician; 6 Researchers Named Finalists

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 12, 2017 The Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences today announced the three Winners and six Finalists of the 2017 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists. Established in 2007, the Awards are given annually by the Blavatnik Famil... [Comments]

DuPont Pioneer and CasZyme Collaborating to Advance New CRISPR-Cas Gene-Editing Tools

JOHNSTON, Iowa (PRWEB) October 12, 2017 DuPont Pioneer and recently formed CasZyme, a startup company based in Vilnius, Lithuania, announced today that they have entered into a multiyear collaboration to identify and characterize novel CRISPR-Cas nucleases. The goal of the collaboration is to... [Comments]

Clinical Study Demonstrates that RPS Diagnostics FebriDx Rapid Point-of-Care Blood Test Can Accurately Distinguish Between Acute Bacterial and Viral Respiratory Infection

SARASOTA, FL (PRWEB) October 12, 2017 RPS Diagnostics, Inc. (RPS®) today announces publication of a United States multicenter, prospective clinical study that demonstrates the accuracy of the FebriDx® test, a commercially-ready, 15-minute, single use, disposable, point-of-care diagn... [Comments]

BioMedGPS Expands Coverage of SmartTRAK Wound Care Market With Launch of US Hemostats & Sealants

Irvine, ca (PRWEB) October 12, 2017 BioMedGPS announces expanded coverage of SmartTRAK Business Intelligence for the Surgical Wound Market with the addition of its newest module, US Hemostats & Sealants. SmartTRAK’s US Market for Hemostats and Sealants module covers the $1.2B market fo... [Comments]

AMRI Launches Stand-Alone Service; Expanding Solutions for Impurity Analysis and Toxicology Risk Assessment

(PRWEB) October 12, 2017 AMRI, a global contract research, development and manufacturing organization that partners with the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries to improve patient outcomes and quality of life, will now be offering its impurity solutions as a stand-alone service. Sever... [Comments]

Rosalind™ Launches the Next Era of Genomics

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 12, 2017 OnRamp BioInformatics ( ) has launched Rosalind™, the first-ever genomics analysis platform specifically designed for life science researchers to analyze and interpret datasets, by eliminating all bioinformatics complexity. Named... [Comments]

Dr. Suneel I. Sheikh Named to ARCS Foundation Alumni Hall of Fame

Charlotte, N.C. (PRWEB) October 11, 2017 At its national board meeting in North Carolina, ARCS® Foundation President Andi Purple announced Dr. Suneel I. Sheikh, the co-founder, CEO and chief research scientist of Minnesota-based Advanced Space Technology and Research Laboratories ( AST... [Comments]

Dharmacon Highlights CRISPRa Tools for Transcriptional Activation Studies

YORBA LINDA, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2017 The CRISPR-Cas9 system has been adapted to upregulate any gene in its endogenous context, enabling overexpression experiments and avoiding the use of exogenous expression plasmids. The simplicity of programming this CRISPR activation (CRISPRa) system... [Comments]

Plum Duo Personal Eye Wash Provides Immediate First Aid to Both Eyes

Wayne. NJ (PRWEB) October 11, 2017 Personal eye wash is a basic first aid supply for any work environment, but most personal eye wash can only rinse one eye at a time. So which eye do you rinse first if a dangerous substance enters both eyes? It’s one less decision, and likely quicker respons... [Comments]

Medicine Technology

Sharing Negotiated Discounts Could Save Patients More than $800 Annually and Would Increase Premiums About 1 Percent

WASHINGTON , Oct. 12, 2017 Providing access to discounted medicine prices at the point of sale could save certain commercially insured patients with high deductibles and coinsurance $145 to more than $800 annually, according to a new analysis from Milliman that was commissioned by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). The data also show... [Comments]

AVACEN Medical Recipient of Frost & Sullivan's 2017 New Product Innovation Award for Its Fibromyalgia Pain Management Device

SAN DIEGO , Oct. 12, 2017 AVACEN Medical , Inc. (AVACEN) announced that Frost & Sullivan has recognized the company with their  2017 New Product Innovation Award for Its fibromyalgia pain management device. The award is based on extensive primary and secondary medical device market research by Frost & Sullivan's industry experts. AVACEN Medical, through its f... [Comments]

Divoti Medical ID Jewelry Complies to New FDA Requirements

SAN DIEGO , Oct. 12, 2017   Divoti USA will engrave and process all non-coated stainless steel Medical Alert Jewelry up to the standard of the latest FDA requirements, which stipulates new criteria regarding medical device manufacture and distribution. (Launched: June 2017). Anyone in need of Medical ID jewelry such as Medical ID Bracelets, can rest assured that Divo... [Comments]

West to Host Third-Quarter 2017 Conference Call

EXTON, Pa. , Oct. 12, 2017 West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced that it will release third-quarter 2017 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, October 26, 2017, and will follow with a conference call to discuss the results and business expectations at 9:00 a... [Comments]

BioPharmX Collaborates with Wellman Center for Photomedicine to Develop Pioneering, Cost-Effective Technique to Visualize Drug Delivery

MENLO PARK, Calif. , Oct. 11, 2017  BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE MKT: BPMX) researchers were part of a national scientific team that developed an innovative way to use nonlinear optical imaging to confirm the efficiency and quantity of the delivery of new drugs. A presentation at the 2017 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference will show how researchers from BioPharmX a... [Comments]

The St. Jude Crosson Cancer Institute Joins the Precision Oncology Alliance Powered by Caris Life Sciences

IRVING, Texas , Oct. 11, 2017  Caris Life Sciences ® , a leading innovator in molecular science focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today announced that St. Jude Medical Center's Crosson Cancer Institute has joined Caris' Precision Oncology Alliance™ (POA) as its 17 th member. Through participation with other leading cancer centers, the St. Jude Cross... [Comments]

True Health Diagnostics Showcases Its Commitment to Educating Doctors, Patients About Hereditary Cancer During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

FRISCO, Texas , Oct. 11, 2017  True Health, a leader in integrated diagnostics and healthcare services, has amplified its effort during National Breast Cancer Awareness month to educate doctors and patients about hereditary cancer risks. Research recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology calculated that more than 10 million American women are at signific... [Comments]

Hill-Rom Provides Update On Puerto Rico Facility

CHICAGO , Oct. 11, 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ("Hill-Rom") (NYSE: HRC), today provided an update on its Aspen Surgical facility in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico , where the company manufactures Bard-Parker® surgical scalpels and blades. Following a comprehensive onsite assessment, the company confirmed that the facility sustained minor structural damage, temporary... [Comments]

NDS ZeroWire Mobile - Improving Clinical Ergonomics With Cordless Mobility by Ampronix

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. , Oct. 10, 2017  NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance in May 2017 for its highly anticipated ZeroWire® Mobile  — a medical-grade battery-powered display stand specifically designed for endoscopy environments. An innovative secondary monitor solution, ZeroWire Mobile aims to transform technology into a clinical solution to support the improvement... [Comments]

Study Demonstrates Benefit of West's ID Adapter for Improving Intradermal Administration of Polio Vaccine

EXTON, Pa. , Oct. 10, 2017   West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today shared the results of a study highlighting the benefits of West's ID Adapter for improving the intradermal administration of polio vaccines. The study results were presented at the Fourth Skin Vaccination Summit in... [Comments]

Provista Launches One-Stop Web Destination For Industry News, Features And Information

IRVING, Texas , Oct. 6, 2017   Provista, a proven leader in the supply chain industry with more than $100 billion in purchasing power, today announced a new resource area on featuring industry news and information. The Newsroom is the online home for case studies, articles on supply chain and industry trends, infographics, expert bios, news releases, slid... [Comments]

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