Navigation Links
UCB Scholarship Program Awards $300,000 to Students Living with Crohn's Disease
Date:9/29/2008

hip winners. Now a sophomore at The Citadel, a military college in South Carolina, James was diagnosed with Crohn's disease as a freshman in high school. Although he has suffered a number of flare-ups since enrolling at The Citadel, James has managed to flourish within the school's rigid disciplinary system and intense military training regimen. In addition to being a member of the school's tennis team, James achieved Dean's List status his first semester, and the even higher honor of Gold Stars his second semester. In a school with an average dropout rate of 15 percent, James wrote in his application essay that although completing the first year of The Citadel would be a huge accomplishment for any college freshman, "managing Crohn's disease to accomplish this feat is what makes me most proud."

Tocombamaria Murphy, 34, of Shaker Heights, Ohio wrote in her personal statement, "Crohn's has become part of my life without my consent or foreknowledge; a boundary that sometimes causes me to pause, yet one that I will never allow to stop me." Years ago, Tocombamaria had put her dream of becoming a physician on hold to focus on raising her three children, ages 15, 8 and 6. Diagnosed with CD four years ago, Tocombamaria continues to battle the disease today, while working full time as an Immunization Outreach Worker. With the help of the scholarship, she hopes to become a certified nurse practitioner, to set the example for her children that it is possible to reach your goals, no matter how far off and no matter what the boundary may be.

"Each year, UCB is honored to recognize exceptional individuals who are an inspiration to everyone battling this disease," said David Robinson, Vice President and General Manager, Inflammation Business Unit, UCB. "All of this year's applicants showed perseverance in reaching beyond the boundaries of Crohn's and exemplified true determination, despite the many challenges. They are all extraordinary people, who will no doubt mak
'/>"/>

SOURCE UCB
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology technology :

1. UCB Crohns Scholarship Program to Award $300,000 to Students with Crohns Disease
2. Addressing the Pharmacist Shortage: Medco Labor Coalition(TM) Launches National Scholarship Program to Support the Development of the Next Generation of Pharmacists
3. Abbott Announces Labs Are Vital(TM) Facebook Scholarship Contest Winners
4. 40 High-Achieving Students with Cystic Fibrosis Receive $100,000 Total in Higher Education Scholarships From SolvayCARES(SM)
5. Anesiva to Host Conference Call and Webcast Tomorrow to Discuss Encouraging Development in Zingo(TM) Program
6. Thermo Fisher Scientific Executive Officers Adopting SEC Rule 10b5-1 Trading Programs
7. SemBioSys updates Apo AI development program
8. SportCoatings; The North American Booster Club Association (NABCA); the Coatings Specialist Group New Booster Program Goes High Tech With Invisible Antimicrobial Defense
9. Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb Finalize Agreement for Worldwide Collaboration on Metabolic Disorders Program
10. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Announces Reorganization to Focus Resources and Build Value in Clinical-Stage Programs
11. NJ Board of Pharmacy Approves Wedgewood Pharmacy Technician-Training Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/26/2014)... 2014 Canada Endoscopy Visualization Systems ... on the Canada Endoscopy Visualization Systems market. The ... volume (in units) and average prices (in US ... Systems, Mid-Range Endoscopy Visualization Systems and Low-End Endoscopy ... http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/213254 . , The report also provides company ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... July 25, 2014 Research and ... "Global Metabolomics Market 2014-2018" report to their ... Metabolomics or Metabonomics is the scientific ... become a new experimental technique that is being ... sciences. Metabolites are small molecules that are present ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... July 25, 2014  Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: ... on the development and commercialization of a once-daily, oral ... gallstones, today announced financial results for the period ended ... Summary: , Reported cash and cash equivalents totaling ... at December 31, 2013.  , Reported a net ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... -- A novel combination of microscopy and data processing ... Ridge National Laboratory an unprecedented look at the surface ... electrochemical properties. , The research team led by ... of a perovskite manganite, a complex material that exhibits ... understand surface behavior could benefit researchers who are interested ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Canada Endoscopy Visualization Systems Market Outlook to 2020: MarketResearchReports.Biz 2Canada Endoscopy Visualization Systems Market Outlook to 2020: MarketResearchReports.Biz 3Canada Endoscopy Visualization Systems Market Outlook to 2020: MarketResearchReports.Biz 4Canada Endoscopy Visualization Systems Market Outlook to 2020: MarketResearchReports.Biz 5Global Metabolomics Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Agilent, Bio-Rad, Bruker, Human Metabolome and Metabolon 2Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports First Half 2014 Financial Results 2Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports First Half 2014 Financial Results 3Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports First Half 2014 Financial Results 4Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports First Half 2014 Financial Results 5Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports First Half 2014 Financial Results 6ORNL study reveals new characteristics of complex oxide surfaces 2
... ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 24 Gene Codes ... immediate,availability of the next version of Sequencher, ... analysis program. Researchers in academic labs ... which contains the essential genetic instructions key ...
... (OTC Bulletin Board: IMYN) CEO, Stephen Ferrone, will ... the Financial,Services Exchange (FSX) Investment Conference at the ... October 25, 2007. Immunosyn has obtained exclusive ... its largest shareholder, Argyll,Biotechnologies, LLC. Research suggests that ...
... Environment Where Scientists Thrive and Science is ... ... year, Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) has been named among the top ... Science is at the center of Abbott,s broad base of businesses. To,enhance ...
Cached Biology Technology:Gene Codes Corporation Announces Version 4.8 of Sequencher Software for DNA Sequence Assembly & Analysis 2Immunosyn Corporation to Present at FSX 2Abbott Named to Science Magazine's List of 'Top Employers' in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry 2Abbott Named to Science Magazine's List of 'Top Employers' in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry 3
(Date:7/25/2014)... the Terra satellite show the different areas that have been ... The burn scars show up as reddish-brown splotches of ... across the remote parts of Eastern Russia in the Sakha ... instrument, it is still possible to see the smoke ... noted below show the devastating number of fires that have ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... biomedical engineering at the University of Houston, has ... artificial organ development., "Introduction to Tissue Engineering: Applications ... into the field of artificial organ development. Metin ... at UH, served as a series editor on ... other published books on the subject of growing ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... of diffusion tensor tractography (DTT), which is derived ... estimation for three motor tracts, such as the ... pathway became possible. The corticospinal tract is known ... function in the human brain. Several studies have ... transtentorial herniation. In addition, some studies have demonstrated ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):University of Houston researcher publishes textbook on tissue engineering 2
... Omnicell, Inc . (NASDAQ: OMCL ), a ... analytics software for healthcare facilities, today announced that ... supply and medication management solutions with the new fourth ... decade as an Omnicell pharmacy and supply automation customer, ...
... The cerebellum is far more intensively involved in helping ... effectively in spatial environments our brain, and particularly our ... cerebellum contributes to the creation of this map through ... ability is inactivated, the brain is no longer able ...
... available in Chinese on EurekAlert! Chinese . ... have published new research that improves the survival and effectiveness ... Chang Chan, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, is ... has led to a variety of breakthroughs as stem cell ...
Cached Biology News:Athens Regional Medical Center Upgrades to Omnicell G4 Platform for Supply and Medication Management 2Athens Regional Medical Center Upgrades to Omnicell G4 Platform for Supply and Medication Management 3Athens Regional Medical Center Upgrades to Omnicell G4 Platform for Supply and Medication Management 4The cerebellum as navigation assistant 2Reprogramming stem cells to a more basic form results in more effective transplant, study shows 2
... Reagent A - Fixation medium Reagent ... are intended for fixing cells in suspension ... cells with Reagent B. This procedure gives ... the morphological scatter characteristics of the cells ...
... Intended Use: Vision Mount is formulated for covering ... alcohol soluble OR alcohol insoluble end products. , ... ... with chromogens such as Fast-Red or AEC that require an ...
... Solution, High pH This pH 9.9 ... prior to immunohistochemical staining procedures. It is ... mounted on glass slides. For particular antigens, ... especially effective. It should be noted that ...
Collected from calves that are 10 days old or less. Sterile, cell culture tested, US Origin...
Biology Products: