Navigation Links
Salix Pharmaceuticals Commits $1.125M to AGA Research Foundation
Date:3/13/2013

BETHESDA, Md., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation is pleased to welcome Salix Pharmaceuticals as a supporter of the foundation's endowment.

The AGA Research Foundation provides research funding grants to young investigators in gastroenterology and hepatology.  The foundation's grants transform young researchers' lives by encouraging them to embark on and continue careers in research. Many ultimately make discoveries that improve patient care.

Salix Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company committed to the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. 

"AGA is committed to helping young scientists investigate the GI and liver diseases that plague millions of people. AGA-funded researchers hold the keys to the patient care advances of tomorrow. AGA is thrilled that Salix recognizes the importance of supporting discovery and has made a significant commitment to the AGA Research Foundation for years to come," said Nicholas F. LaRusso , MD, AGAF, chair of the AGA Research Foundation.

Salix Pharmaceuticals' $1.125 million, five-year commitment to the AGA Research Foundation endowment will help ensure that researchers have the tools they need to discover ways to better diagnose, treat and cure digestive diseases.

"Salix is passionate about providing solutions to address unmet treatment needs for people with GI disorders," said Carolyn Logan , president and chief executive officer, Salix Pharmaceuticals.  "We are pleased to support the AGA Research Foundation in its mission of the advancement of gastroenterological and hepatological research."

Many breakthroughs have been achieved through gastroenterological and hepatological research over the past century, forming the basis of the modern medical practice. The AGA Resear
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Gastroenterological Association
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Salix Pharmaceuticals Donates $500,000 To ASGEs IT&T Capital Campaign To Build A New State-of-the-Art GI Training Center
2. Peter W. Schineller Joins Alexza Pharmaceuticals as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
3. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of Amit Sharma, M.D. as Vice President, Medical Affairs
4. Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Announces Underwriter Exercise of Over-Allotment Option
5. Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Clinical Data Showing Blunting of Severe Increases in CRP Following Endotoxin Challenge With ISIS-CRP Rx
6. Scripps Research Institute and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Announce Expanded Research Collaboration
7. N30 Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Treated in Clinical Trial of N6022 in Cystic Fibrosis
8. Inovio Pharmaceuticals Closes $15.1 Million Offering of Common Stock and Warrants
9. AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Financial Results
10. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2012 Financial Results
11. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. To Host Conference Call on Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2012 Financial Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/23/2015)... Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) released a public opinion poll ... new study analyzing the impact of increased cost sharing on patient ... to educate policy makers and the public on the costs of ... how the Iowa healthcare exchange could be ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... More than a third of reproductive-aged women enrolled in Medicaid, ... filled a prescription for an opioid pain medication each year ... and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Opioids are ... severe pain.  They are also found in some prescription cough ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Fla. , Jan. 23, 2015  HyGreen, Inc., a ... agreement and partnership with RCA Medical, a subsidiary of ... . Each year, hundreds of millions ... care-associated infections as organisms are transmitted from patient to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 2New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 3Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 2Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 3HyGreen Partners with RCA Medical in Johannesburg, South Africa 2
... in the Journal Nature Medicine, CLEVELAND, ... have,identified the mechanism that accounts for platelet ... risk factor for fatal,heart attacks and strokes. ... Eugene A. Podrez, M.D., Ph.D., of,Cleveland Clinic,s ...
... Structures Exhibit Stability and Activity in vitro, ... a,clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and,developing novel ... filed a patent application covering a number of ... stability and,excellent penetration into the human cells tested. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cleveland Clinic Researchers Identify Mechanism Behind Platelet Function and Potentially Fatal Blood Clot Formation 2Cleveland Clinic Researchers Identify Mechanism Behind Platelet Function and Potentially Fatal Blood Clot Formation 3Quark Pharmaceuticals Files Patent Application Covering Novel Chemical Modifications to its RNAi Molecules 2Quark Pharmaceuticals Files Patent Application Covering Novel Chemical Modifications to its RNAi Molecules 3
(Date:1/22/2015)... has released a new blog post explaining the main features ... , Auto insurance quotes help many drivers find the best ... call an agent or visit an agency for price information. ... http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , Every business who relies heavily on ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... American College of Sports Medicine flagship journal Medicine ... supplementation with L-Citrulline before exercise may help reduce ... strenuous exercise. 1 , Participants in the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Four years ... is Queen – which coincided with the marriage of Avasa & ... album, THE ROAD, which is scheduled for release through White Swan ... heartfelt message that there is a sacred path available to all ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... JJsHouse.com is a famous dress online store for wedding dresses ... latest collection of wedding dresses , and launches a site-wide ... wedding dress on your big day; the wedding gown is ... wants to find the most suitable wedding dress. Now, we ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Ga., USA (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... a statewide data management system with support from GEOSYSTEMS, ... , The new solution will leverage Hexagon Geospatial’s ... and vector data as well as point clouds and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 2Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 4Health News:Find The Most Suitable Wedding Dress At JJsHouse.com 2Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 2Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 3
... Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Having weight loss surgery before ... have both procedures, according to a small new study. ... first -- including reduced pain and increased ability to exercise ... breasts after they lose large amounts of weight, Dr. Jeffrey ...
... -- A rapid rise in hookah use in California is cause ... used for smoking tobacco. An analysis of state data showed that ... 40 percent between 2005 and 2008. In 2008, hookah use ... percent of men, 10 percent of women) than it was among ...
... (HealthDay News) -- Children,s social goals help determine how ... are effective, researchers say. The new study included ... respond to other students, aggression, how often they were ... created three categories of social goals: wanting to gain ...
... students who practiced on a patient simulator before assisting ... final examinations than did students receiving a lecture only ... of the University of South Florida randomized, controlled trial ... journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. The USF ...
... FRIDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- At age 36, Charles Ruma ... home builder. His diagnosis with testicular cancer came as a shock. ... the older population," Ruma said. "I felt healthy and strong and ... hear those words." , , During his recovery from surgery ...
... , FRIDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- College ... maintaining a healthy lifestyle from day one, an expert says. ... is a great opportunity to establish a healthy lifestyle that ... of medicine at Quinnipiac University School of Medicine in Hamden, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Is Breast Reduction After Weight Loss Surgery Best? 2Health News:Hookah Use Growing Among Young Adults in California 2Health News:Some Kids Seem to Cope Better With Bullying 2Health News:Simulation training in obstetric clerkship improves medical students' examination scores 2Health News:Simulation training in obstetric clerkship improves medical students' examination scores 3Health News:Survivor Builds 'Cancer-Fighting' House 2Health News:Survivor Builds 'Cancer-Fighting' House 3
Extremely wide blade opening. Excellent bio and MRI compatibility. Lot number on each clip. Long reliable history. Large type 1/1 (mm), opening width 8.0 mm and length 7.5 mm....
Extremely wide blade opening. Excellent bio and MRI compatibility. Lot number on each clip. Long reliable history. Large type 1/1 (mm), opening width 8.0 mm and length 10 mm....
Extremely wide blade opening. Excellent bio and MRI compatibility. Lot number on each clip. Long reliable history. Large type 1/1 (mm), opening width 6.0 mm and length 7.5 mm....
Extremely wide blade opening. Excellent bio and MRI compatibility. Lot number on each clip. Long reliable history. Large type 1/1 (mm), opening width 9.0 mm and length 7.5 mm....
Medicine Products: