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Thomson Reuters Examines Highly Cited Research in Bioterrorism

... of a study assessing influential research in bioterrorism from 1999 to 2008. The findings appear in the ... with an impact of 31.55. The most cited bioterrorism paper was published in 2001, regarding the ... of total citations and citation impact in the bioterrorism field, as well as a rundown of the most cited ...

[video] Jacques Tizabi, CEO of Universal Detection Technology Discusses Latest Purchase Order on WallSt.net's 3-Minute Press Show

... technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats and provider ... a developer of monitoring technologies, including bioterrorism detection devices. The Company on its own and ... of handheld assays used for detection of five bioterrorism agents, radiation detection systems, and ...

Avalanche photodiodes target bioterrorism agents

... sensors to detect anthrax and other bioterrorism agents in the air. "The military is currently ... chose to develop avalanche photodiodes for this bioterrorism application because the devices can detect the ... photodiodes can be used for more than detecting bioterrorism agents. They can also be used detect fires, gun ...

Avalanche photodiodes target bioterrorism agents

... sensors to detect anthrax and other bioterrorism agents in the air. "The military is currently ... chose to develop avalanche photodiodes for this bioterrorism application because the devices can detect the ... photodiodes can be used for more than detecting bioterrorism agents. They can also be used detect fires, gun ...

Fifth Annual SemTech Conference Highlights How Semantics Power Chemistry, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, and Other Life Science Solutions

... Attendees Learn Latest Advancements, from Medical Records Management to bioterrorism Preparedness. Culver City, CA (PRWEB) May 5, ... and Just-in-Time Information Collection and Integration for Disaster and bioterrorism Preparedness" Mark Musen and Natasha Noy, Stanford University, on ...

Nature Medicine study shows Peregrine's bavituximab can cure lethal virus infections

... hemorrhagic fevers under a contract worth up to $44.4 million with the bioterrorism program of the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). Bavituximab ... Lassa fever virus, a hemorrhagic fever virus that is listed as a class A bioterrorism agent by the CDC. Bavituximab showed potent anti-viral activity in both ...

ECBC's Environmental BioMonitoring Laboratory Focuses on the Future

... species of anaerobic and aerobic bacteria, to include six major bacterial bioterrorism agents, using the Sherlock bioterrorism Library. In less than 10 minutes, the library can identify extract from ...

Nature Medicine study shows Peregrine's bavituximab can cure lethal virus infections

... hemorrhagic fevers under a contract worth up to $44.4 million with the bioterrorism program of the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). Bavituximab ... Lassa fever virus, a hemorrhagic fever virus that is listed as a class A bioterrorism agent by the CDC. Bavituximab showed potent anti-viral activity in both ...

UTSA/UTHSCSA publish results on bio-threat agent

... process against Francisella tularensis, a respiratory pathogen and bioterrorism agent that is the cause of tularemia. The findings will be released this ... of Sciences . The organism is considered to be a life-threatening bioterrorism agent by the Centers for Disease Control. Tularemia is an illness caused ...

UTSA/UTHSCSA publish results on bio-threat agent

... process against Francisella tularensis, a respiratory pathogen and bioterrorism agent that is the cause of tularemia. The findings will be released this ... of Sciences . The organism is considered to be a life-threatening bioterrorism agent by the Centers for Disease Control. Tularemia is an illness caused ...

UTSA/UTHSCSA publish results on bio-threat agent

... process against Francisella tularensis, a respiratory pathogen and bioterrorism agent that is the cause of tularemia. The findings will be released this ... of Sciences . The organism is considered to be a life-threatening bioterrorism agent by the Centers for Disease Control. Tularemia is an illness caused ...

Nanoemulsion vaccines show increasing promise

... are also exploring nasal nanoemulsion vaccines to protect against bioterrorism agents and hepatitis B. Potential for a better smallpox vaccine ... a safer way to protect citizens and health care workers in the event of a bioterrorism attack involving smallpox, Baker says. That would allay concerns about ...

FDA Approves ACAM2000(TM) Vaccine for Protection Against Smallpox

... biodefense vaccine to be approved as part of the US response to the 2001 bioterrorism attacks. Acambis developed ACAM2000 under contracts with the US Centers ... have played a role in providing this countermeasure against a significant bioterrorism threat. We look forward to finalizing an agreement with the CDC that will ...

Next Safety Releases Advanced Respirator for Infectious Diseases

... hoods. Next Safety designed its respirators with input from the CDC and the World Health Organization along from the US army's famed AMRIID bioterrorism warfare center. Next Safety's core competence is the development, design and rapid production of pulmonary products like its 9000 series ...

DOR BioPharma Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for orBec(R) for the Treatment of Chronic Gastrointestinal GVHD

... developing products to treat life-threatening side effects of cancer treatments and serious gastrointestinal diseases, and vaccines for certain bioterrorism agents. DOR's lead product, orBec(R) (oral beclomethasone dipropionate or BDP), is a potent, locally acting corticosteroid being developed for the ...

DOR BioPharma Announces Issuance of European Patent for its LPM(TM) Oral Drug Delivery Technology

... developing products to treat life-threatening side effects of cancer treatments and serious gastrointestinal diseases, and vaccines for certain bioterrorism agents. DOR's lead product, orBec(R) (oral beclomethasone dipropionate or BDP), is a potent, locally acting corticosteroid being developed for the ...

DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation

... developing products to treat life-threatening side effects of cancer treatments and serious gastrointestinal diseases, and vaccines for certain bioterrorism agents. DOR's lead product, orBec(R) (oral beclomethasone dipropionate or BDP), is a potent, locally acting corticosteroid being developed for the ...

DOR BioPharma Reports 1st Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Reviews Recent Accomplishments

... developing products to treat life-threatening side effects of cancer treatments and serious gastrointestinal diseases, and vaccines for certain bioterrorism agents. DOR's lead product, orBec(R) (oral beclomethasone dipropionate or BDP), is a potent, locally acting corticosteroid being developed for the ...

Frost & Sullivan Awards Precision Biosciences for Technology Innovation and Molecular Design Process in the Genomics Market

... have wide-ranging applications in diverse fields, including crop sciences; molecular therapeutics for genetic disorders; biofuel production; bioterrorism threat identification and countermeasures; generation of transgenic cell lines for producing biologics and diagnostics; and therapeutics for ...

Professor Hanna Nohynek Joins Encorium as Head Consultant of its Clinical Vaccine Research Team

... She has recently served as an EU Commission appointed member of the Health Security Working Group on platform for development of counter bioterrorism medicinal products. She has also recently been the Scientific Coordinator and/or co-investigator in seven Phase II trials on a number of vaccines ( ...

DOR BioPharma Reports Year-End 2008 Financial Results and Reviews Recent Accomplishments

... developing products to treat life-threatening side effects of cancer treatments and serious gastrointestinal diseases, and vaccines for certain bioterrorism agents. DOR's lead product, orBec(R) (oral beclomethasone dipropionate or BDP), is a potent, locally acting corticosteroid being developed for the ...

Alliance for Biosecurity Testifies Before Congress on Funding for Medical Countermeasure Development

... Subcommittee on the critical importance of developing drugs, vaccines and other medical countermeasures needed to protect Americans from bioterrorism and other catastrophic health emergencies. Effective medical countermeasures for many of the chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) ...

DOR BioPharma Appoints Gregg Lapointe, CPA, MBA, to its Board of Directors

... developing products to treat life-threatening side effects of cancer treatments and serious gastrointestinal diseases, and vaccines for certain bioterrorism agents. DOR's lead product, orBec(R) (oral beclomethasone dipropionate or BDP), is a potent, locally acting corticosteroid being developed for the ...

DOR BioPharma Appoints Brian L. Hamilton, MD, PhD as Chief Medical Officer

... developing products to treat life-threatening side effects of cancer treatments and serious gastrointestinal diseases, and vaccines for certain bioterrorism agents. DOR's lead product, orBec(R) (oral beclomethasone dipropionate or BDP), is a potent, locally acting corticosteroid being developed for the ...

UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack

... layer of protection against natural epidemics and man-made threats. The Centers for Disease Control lists the pneumonic plague as a potential bioterrorism agent because of the speed of which it can be spread and its 60 percent fatality rate if not treated early enough with an aggressive array of ...

Ground Zero Pharmaceuticals Announces Expansion of Regulatory and Product Development Consulting Services

... it represents to the FDA range from mid-discovery through full-scale clinical, marketing application submission, and post-approval. This includes bioterrorism and nuclear warfare-related initiatives through the US government's Project Bioshield/BARDA programs. Several INDs that GZP created and submitted ...

UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack

... layer of protection against natural epidemics and man-made threats. The Centers for Disease Control lists the pneumonic plague as a potential bioterrorism agent because of the speed of which it can be spread and its 60 percent fatality rate if not treated early enough with an aggressive array of ...

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

... and in 2006 he received the Einstein award from the Global Business Leadership Council. He previously served as chairman of the task force on bioterrorism for the U.S. Department of Defense. He serves as a member of the Defense Science Board of the Department of Defense and the Institute of Medicine ...

Health Monitoring Systems Appoints Karen S. Dockrell As VP, Sales

... of current and emerging health-related conditions, ranging from seasonal illnesses to potentially catastrophic events such as pandemic influenza and bioterrorism attacks. Among other attributes, EpiCenter can interoperate with other health-related systems, allowing agencies to leverage existing ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Awarded DTRA Contract Worth up to $44.4 Million to Develop Bavituximab for Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

... award has the potential to create long-term value for Peregrine, including generating future potential revenues from government stockpiling to combat bioterrorism threats. In the near-term, funding from this initiative will also allow Peregrine to use data and experience obtained from the development and ...

Most developing countries ill-equipped to ensure global biosafety: UN University

... they cite the lack of technical, policy and enforcement capacities in developing countries as a potentially contributing factor to the spread of bioterrorism -- the deliberate release of naturally-occurring or human-modified bacteria, viruses, toxins or other biological agents. Among other points and ...

Most developing countries ill-equipped to ensure global biosafety: UN University

... they cite the lack of technical, policy and enforcement capacities in developing countries as a potentially contributing factor to the spread of bioterrorism -- the deliberate release of naturally-occurring or human-modified bacteria, viruses, toxins or other biological agents. Among other points and ...

Elusys' Anthim(TM) Dramatically Improves Survival of Animals Treated After Active Anthrax Infection

... of our studies show that rapid IM treatment with Anthim has the potential to provide 'instant protective immunity' against the anthrax toxin in a bioterrorism emergency. We believe Anthim represents an extremely important medical countermeasure for the treatment of anthrax and should be added to the ...

Boston-Based BioDefense Corp. Announces New UK Partnership to Expand Markets for Biohazard Protection

... Kingdom needs to wake up to the threat of bioterrorism, which is far more serious than defense experts realize, and a national strategy to counter bioterrorism needs to be developed." "A biological attack is likely to be far more devastating than the 9/11 attacks and can cause significantly far more deaths ...

CSC Continues Support of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Through New Task Order

... links and integrates various surveillance activities to improve the nation's ability to identify and track emerging infectious diseases and potential bioterrorism attacks. The CDC also uses the system, which is currently deployed and operational in 16 states, to investigate outbreaks and monitor disease ...

Quintiles Names Kelly McKee Executive Director of Operations for Public Health and Government Services Unit

... and Government Services has the expertise and experience to develop products that improve global public health and enhance readiness to respond to bioterrorism threats, through its partnerships with governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the biopharmaceutical industry. About Quintiles ...

NASA technology helps predict and prevent future pandemic outbreaks

... predict the food supply of disease transmitting vectors within the region and the threat they cause to humans. Because plague is also considered a bioterrorism agent, NASA surveillance systems enable scientists to decipher if an outbreak was caused by natural circumstances or was an act of bioterrorism. A ...

NanoLogix Inc. Sets Date for Annual Shareholder Meeting and Provides Shareholder Update

... for Department of Defense anthrax decontamination confirmation has been completed successfully and NanoLogix is currently working on additional bioterrorism issues, such as toxin identification. The Board of Directors met on 10/22/07, with a majority of directors passing a motion to reduce director and ...

Specialists in infectious disease and global health convene at Philadelphia meeting

... University will present research on the monitoring systems and the concerns scientists have about infectious diseases, such as Ebola, being used as bioterrorism agents. Economic Impact and Financial Burden of Infectious Diseases: Why prevention is more cost effective than treatment: ...

SpectraScience Appoints the Honorable Tommy Thompson to its Board of Directors

... health care access across all segments of society. Secretary Thompson is well-known for his contributions to the U.S. response to the threat of bioterrorism and for his leadership in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the United States and abroad; he currently serves as the chairman of the Global Fund to Fight ...
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