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ClearTrial to Chair Session at DIA 45th Annual Meeting on "Effective Operational Planning for Adaptive Clinical Trials"

... ClearTrial will lead panel of adaptive trial experts offering practical guidelines for designing and implementing adaptive studies. As adaptive clinical trials become more prevalent, their ...

Accuray Wins Innovations in Healthcare(SM) ABBY Award

... Award from adaptive Business Leaders (ABL) Organization Recognizes ... Innovations in Healthcare(SM) ABBY Award from the adaptive Business Leaders (ABL) Organization in ... at http://www.abl.org/iih2008.htm . About the adaptive Business Leaders (ABL) Organization: ...

Researchers engineer new polymers to change their stiffness and strength when exposed to liquids

... in biomedical applications, for example as adaptive substrates for intracortical microelectrodes. ... "We believe that electrodes that use mechanically adaptive polymer as substrate could alleviate this ... experimental microelectrodes that involve the new adaptive materials is currently underway. "That's why we ...

Siemens Expands the SOMATOM Definition(TM) Line With World's First Adaptive CT Scanner

... Moment in CT Begins Today with Siemens New Era of adaptive CT Scanners. ... the new SOMATOM Definition AS*, the world's first adaptive Scanner. Both will be on display at the 93rd ... situation. From pediatrics to bariatrics, Siemens adaptive Spiral technology personalizes CT. "A SOMATOM ...

Video: New Survey Finds Technology Plays a Critical Role in Lives of People with Multiple Sclerosis, Yet Many Are Not Using it to Overcome Disease-Related Challenges

... 14 years, I've learned that there are a lot of adaptive technologies - like voice recognition software ... barrier to using technology-even though many adaptive technologies are actually standard features ... "Living with MS can be easier with the use of adaptive and accessible technology resources," said George ...

United BioSource Acquires Interest in Leading Adaptive Design Technology Service Provider

... UBC ClinResearch, will be a centerpiece of UBC's adaptive design clinical trial offering and will deliver a ... seeking to capitalize on the benefits of adaptive design in their clinical development strategy. ... of sponsor and CRO clients." "The interest in adaptive design is accelerating from the early adopter to ...

PAREXEL Experts to Present Leading Insights at Drug Information Association 45th Annual Meeting

... of investigator performance to conducting multinational trials, optimizing adaptive trial designs, preparing pharmacovigilance documents, and securing venture ... 4:30 p.m.) Monday, June 22 Optimizing adaptive Trial Designs: Methodology and Impact on Supplies--Graham J. Nicholls, ....

Resonant Medical Expands Sales Organization with Appointment of Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing

... -- Resonant Medical, an innovator in 3D ultrasound image-guided adaptive radiotherapy products, today announced the appointment of Stephen ... develops, manufactures and commercializes 3D ultrasound image-guided adaptive radiotherapy products. Originally developed at McGill University Health ...

Bio-IT World Announces the Winners of its 2009 Best Practices Awards Program

... Trials Design: Wyeth Research (Nominated by Tessella): Design of adaptive clinical trials using adaptive Design Explorer Drug Discovery & Development: Amgen and ...

Truman Medical Centers Becomes One of the First Hospitals in the U.S. To Install the World's First Adaptive 128-slice CT Scanner

... AS 128 slice CT scanner this week. The 128-slice CT scanner is a highly adaptive scanner, providing exceptional image quality with minimal radiation ... in the world of Computed Tomography. Some of these advances include the adaptive Dose Shielding technology which eliminates unnecessary radiation exposure ...

Touch Bionics a 2008 da Vinci Award winner

... i-LIMB Hand a major innovation in adaptive and assistive technology MIDDLETOWN, NY and LIVINGSTON, Scotland, July ... da Vinci Awards recognize the most innovative developments and research in adaptive and assistive technology. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society ...

Decision Biomarkers Launches System for Faster, Easier Quantification of Protein Biomarkers

... to a specialized lab. One emerging application for DBI's technology is adaptive clinical trials where data is needed quickly for fast decision making. ... Dowd, President and CEO of Decision Biomarkers. 'With the growing trend in adaptive clinical trials, rapidly acquiring data with the AVANTRA(TM) -- an hour ...

Vasogen Provides an Update on ACCLAIM-II Preparations

... the statistical analysis plan for the study using a Bayesian approach and adaptive clinical design. The planned study design indicates that as few as 300 ... patients with NYHA Class II heart failure. Furthermore, the use of an adaptive clinical trial design also provides the flexibility to increase the sample ...

Product Development Timelines and Commercialization Strategy Are Focus of New Group at Premier Research

... It also reflects the firm's strength in medical device development, adaptive clinical trials design, and state of the art clinical trial related ... Clinical Trial Informatics -- Bruce Stouch, PhD, Vice President, SPD -- adaptive Trial Design About Premier Research Premier Research is a leading ...

Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

... and early response is an evolutionary adaptation that increases the organism's chances of survival. Ivan Pavlov first demonstrated this type of adaptive anticipation, known as a conditioned response, in dogs in the 1890s. He trained the dogs to salivate in response to a stimulus by repeatedly ringing ...

Hospira Announces Plans to Integrate Symbiq(R) and EndoTool(R) Technologies

... the dose of intravenous (I.V.) insulin needed to effectively control blood glucose levels. EndoTool is a 510(k) approved system. It is a dynamic and adaptive software, which identifies individual patient responses to I.V. insulin to help manage current and predict future dosage levels. Replacing the ...

Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - VA Research to Restore Veterans' Abilities

... Prosthetics also include wigs, eyeglasses, hearing aids, wheelchairs, GPS devices to help individuals with brain injuries to become mobile, and adaptive equipment for cars and homes -- "everything that's necessary to help Veterans regain their mobility and independence," sums up VA's Downs. Visit ...

IDM Pharma Reports 2008 Financial Results

... of innovative cancer products that either destroy cancer cells by activating the immune system or prevent tumor recurrence by triggering a specific adaptive immune response. IDM Pharma is dedicated to maximizing the full therapeutic and commercial potential of each of its innovative products to address ...

New Genomatica Chemical Process Targets Ailing Ethanol Assets

... of BDO. In typical bio-manufacturing processes, microbes become less effective in higher concentration solutions. Because of Genomatica's unique adaptive evolution method, the organism's growth and survival has instead been linked to higher production of BDO. The company is now developing the process ...

New research identifies faster detection of viruses

... has been identified in new research by Trinity College Dublin's Professor of Physics, Martin Hegner at Trinity College's Centre of Research on adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN) and an international team of researchers. These findings have been published online in Nature News and will be ...

AstraZeneca Implements Customized Cytel East(R) Software for More Accurate Trial Monitoring and Clinical Data Analysis

... markets. Cytel's East (R) system is used at hundreds of commercial sites, throughout academia and by regulators to design, simulate and monitor adaptive and group sequential clinical trials. Cytel provides trial sponsors with innovative tools, training and consultation to increase the return on ...

Perceptive Informatics Reaches Key Milestone Marking 10 Million IVRS Interactions In Support of Clinical Trials

... have in our ability to deliver robust, secure, and reliable solutions for more efficient trial execution and supply management, as well as support of adaptive trial designs." As offered by Perceptive Informatics, the ClinPhone IVR/IWR solutions provide toll-free access and secure web connectivity ...

Tully-Wihr Company Selects Web-Based Allscripts Electronic Health Record for 100 Northern California Physicians

... an Internet connection. Caregivers' offline changes and entries are automatically synchronized to update records when they reconnect -- adaptive Learning: The EHR learns and adapts to each user's patterns and preferences, making workflow and charting faster and easier -- Intelligent ...

Anesiva Phase 3 Trial of Adlea Meets Primary Endpoint to Significantly Reduce Pain After Total Knee Replacement Surgery

... TRPV1 receptors, expressed most densely in C-fiber neurons. Importantly, desensitization of the TRPV1 receptors blocks noxious pain with no effect on adaptive pain or position sense. Adlea generally has a short half-life of 1 to 2 hours. It is undetectable in the blood after 24 hours. Adlea's short ...

Imaging in Living Color with Siemens Molecular CT

... to RSNA as the world's first integrated imaging device to offer routine, whole-body PET scanning in just five minutes with ultraHD-PET technology, adaptive Spiral CT and patient friendly features, such as a large bore and small tunnel, which adds up to a smart imaging solution considering today's ...

Covaris Installed Instrument Base Reaches 500 Units

... Covaris, Inc. Covaris, Inc. is a rapidly growing life science instrument company. Its proprietary instrument platform, based on patented adaptive Focused Acoustic (AFA) technology brings unsurpassed speed and efficiency to biological and chemical sample preparation. The AFA process, based on ...

Automation Alley Releases Report on State of Southeast Michigan's Technology Economy

... a focus on partnership, collaboration and how to best utilize the regional talent and knowledge. The business panel includes representatives from: adaptive Materials; Biotechnology Business Consultants; Cbeyond; Wayne State University's Smart Sensors and Integrated Microsystems Lab; and Quality ...

Publication on 'Tregitopes' in Blood Journal of October 2008

... such illnesses as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Diabetes, Multiple Sclerosis, and others The approach used by EpiVax is called "Antigen-Specific adaptive Tolerance Induction (ASATI(TM))" to specifically target and reduce undesirable immune responses. EpiVax used its proprietary computer algorithms to ...

UTSA/UTHSCSA publish results on bio-threat agent

... rate. "We have found that mast cells, historically associated with allergic conditions and asthma, may also be involved in priming innate and adaptive immunity against tularemia," said Bernard Arulanandam, UTSA College of Sciences immunologist and associate professor of biology. "Our studies show ...

Aerospace engineer earns Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ralph Powe Junior Faculty Award

... In 2008, Oak Ridge Associated Universities received 107 applications and awarded 30 grants. Philen's general research interests are in adaptive structures, smart materials, bio-inspired systems and materials, and structural dynamics and control. He aspires to create state-of-the-art ...

UTSA/UTHSCSA publish results on bio-threat agent

... rate. "We have found that mast cells, historically associated with allergic conditions and asthma, may also be involved in priming innate and adaptive immunity against tularemia," said Bernard Arulanandam, UTSA College of Sciences immunologist and associate professor of biology. "Our studies show ...

Dr. George Poste Named Non-Executive Vice Chairman of CDX Holdings, Parent of Caris Diagnostics and Caris Molecular Diagnostics

... also acts as Senior Technical Advisor to Caris, Ltd., which owns a controlling stake in CDX Holdings. Dr. Poste is Chief Scientist of the Complex adaptive Systems Initiative and Director of The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University. The research programs led by Dr. Poste combine research in ...

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces 2008 Second Quarter Results

... Immunity." The researchers studied the ability of reovirus to activate human dendritic cells ("DC"), key regulators of both innate and adaptive immune responses. The data demonstrated that reovirus directly activates human DC, which in turn stimulate innate killing of cancer cells by natural ...

UTSA/UTHSCSA publish results on bio-threat agent

... rate. "We have found that mast cells, historically associated with allergic conditions and asthma, may also be involved in priming innate and adaptive immunity against tularemia," said Bernard Arulanandam, UTSA College of Sciences immunologist and associate professor of biology. "Our studies show ...

Applied Computational Technologies Appoints a New CEO

... industry-wide speed barrier to high accuracy dose calculation for radiation therapy. The company blends incredible speed with accuracy, enabling adaptive planning for a significant competitive advantage over existing treatment technology. http://www.appcomptech.com ...

PAREXEL Experts to Address Key Industry Topics at the Drug Information Association 44th Annual Meeting

... and related industries. This year's meeting will feature nearly 360 sessions across 26 tracks and will cover several hot topics including adaptive trials and methods, patient recruitment and retention, multinational clinical trials, clinical and regulatory considerations for personalized ...

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces 2008 First Quarter Results

... immune system responses to administration of intravenous REOLYSIN(R) in a Phase I clinical trial. The paper, entitled "Characterization of the adaptive and Innate Immune Response to Intravenous Oncolytic Reovirus (Dearing Type 3) during a Phase I Clinical Trial" appeared online in the March 6, 2008 ...

PAREXEL Appoints Leading Biostatistician Dr. Imogene Grimes to Vice President of Data Sciences Strategic Services

... submissions, compliant with regulatory expectations. "The biopharmaceutical industry is undertaking more complex clinical research such as using adaptive designs with the potential to detect safety and efficacy signals earlier. Dr. Grimes will bring experience with advanced statistical methods to ...

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces Journal of Immunology Publication on Reovirus Activation of Dendritic Cells

... Antitumor Immunity." The researchers studied the ability of reovirus to activate human dendritic cells (DC), key regulators of both innate and adaptive immune responses. The data demonstrated that reovirus directly activates human DC, which in turn stimulate innate killing of cancer cells by natural ...

IDM Pharma Appoints Gregory J. Tibbitts to Board of Directors

... of innovative cancer products that either destroy cancer cells by activating the immune system or prevent tumor recurrence by triggering a specific adaptive immune response. IDM Pharma is dedicated to maximizing the full therapeutic and commercial potential of each of its innovative products to address ...
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