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Tryton Medical Receives CE Mark Approval for its Side-Branch Stent

... Tryton's revolutionary Side branch Stent obtains CE Mark approval based on ... has received CE Mark approval for its Side branch Stent. The Tryton Side-Branch Stent is a high ... (Cypher Select, Taxus or Xience V), no side branch restenosis was observed in the 30 patients ...

Champions Biotechnology, Inc. Establishes UK Subsidiary and Retains General Manager to Expand Its Personalized Oncology Business

... appointed General Manager of the UK subsidiary, which will also have a branch in Israel. "We have been experiencing an increase in activity in all ... growing trend of medical tourism in Israel has prompted us to establish a branch in Israel to offer our services there as well," said Doug Burkett, PhD, ...

Tryton Medical, Inc. Closes $14 Million Financing

... unprecedented long term results (3% Target Lesion Revascularization, Side branch Late Loss 0.12 plus or minus 0.47 mm and NO side branch failures). Based on the strength of these results, Tryton recently ...

NASA Extends Bioastronautics Contract With Wyle for Total Value of $976 Million

... Space Center. Work also is performed at launch and landing sites in the United States and Russia, as well as at the University of Texas Medical branch at Galveston and the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Moscow. The contract's base period was from May 1, 2003 to April 30, 2008. ...

OmniComm Systems Announces Acquisition of EDC Business of eResearchTechnology

... ERT which primarily include its EDC software, applications and fixed assets and $1.15 million in cash paid by ERT. OmniComm will be opening a new branch office in the New Jersey area and will be transitioning the majority of the ERT eClinical support team to this new office to provide on-going support ...

Biomimetic-engineering design can replace spaghetti tangle of nanotubes in novel material

... source itself. Buehler and Xu demonstrate that a simple geometric structure a branched-tree hierarchy of at least two branches sprouting off each branch is far more effective at heat dissipation than the non-hierarchical "spaghetti" of most existing CNT-based material. They show that a single ...

Cephalon Prices 5 Million Shares of Common Stock and $435 Million in 2.50% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes in Public Offerings

... connection with its entry into a convertible note hedge transaction (the "convertible note hedge") on its common stock with Deutsche Bank AG, London branch (the "hedge counterparty"), an affiliate of the representative of the underwriters. The convertible note hedge will have the impact of increasing ...

Cephalon Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock and Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes

... to use a portion of the net proceeds of the notes offering to enter into a hedging transaction on its common stock with Deutsche Bank AG, London branch (the "hedge counterparty"), an affiliate of the representative of the underwriters. Holders of the notes will not have any rights with respect to ...

The Hamner Institutes Announce Partnership With China Medical City

... organizations (research, manufacturing, and commercial), and academic institutions that want to establish strategic alliances, research sites, branch offices, etc. in China. The new Hamner Bioscience Center in China Medical City and the North Carolina Department of Commerce office in Shanghai are ...

Follica Appoints Drug Development and Dermatology Veteran, William D. Ju, as Chief Executive Officer

... entering industry, he was a senior staff fellow in basic research in the Laboratory of Cellular Oncology and was affiliated with the Dermatology branch at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Ju earned an A.B. at Princeton University and a M.D. at the University of ...

Gentiva Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Results

... for clinicians," said Gentiva CEO Tony Strange. "During the fourth quarter we continued the launch of innovative specialty care programs across our branch network and again achieved strong performance in the hiring of new clinicians. Gentiva will continue to address the needs of the nation's growing ...

NeoStem's New York City Adult Stem Cell Collection Center Has Opened and Begun Collections

... recently reported case involving Claudia Castillo, a Barcelona resident who had recently undergone surgery, and was the first person to receive a new branch of her windpipe, which had been previously destroyed by Tuberculosis, grown in a lab using her own adult stem cells. According to her doctors, ...

Delcath Adds University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to Phase III Trial

... Luke's Cancer Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, New Jersey University of Texas Medical branch in Galveston, Texas (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081118/NY46990LOGO ) Commenting on joining this Phase ...

3SBio Inc. Announces Preliminary Third Quarter 2008 Results

... the third quarter 2008 is expected to be approximately RMB1.9 million (US$0.3 million), or US$0.01 per ADS. The Notes, issued by UBS AG, Jersey branch (the "Issuer"), are linked to credit of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. ("Lehman Brothers") and mature on January 21, 2009, subject to certain ...

Pharmatek Announces Official Opening of New Highly-Potent & Cytotoxic Development and Manufacturing Facility

... to guarantee our clients' drug candidates move smoothly from discovery to clinical trials." The facility holds a State of California Food and Drug branch (FDB) Drug Manufacturers License and is currently working on a number of highly-potent development projects. The FDB license authorizes Pharmatek ...

Johnson & Johnson Honors 2008 Recipients of The Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

... spondylitis and ulcerative colitis," said Feldmann. "Blocking other cytokines such as IL-6 has been successful, too. This has led to a newly emerging branch of medicine, anti-cytokine therapy. We are very excited that we now have the potential to treat even more diseases and help more patients." ...

Progenitor Cell Therapy Secures Industry Accreditation

... Medicaid Services (CMS). PCT's California facility maintains a drug manufacturing license, which it has held since 2002 with the Food & Drug branch of the state of California. Both PCT facilities also maintain FACT Accreditation, a biologics license with the state of California Department of ...

The National Cancer Institute Joins the Global Community of Scientists Now Using BIOMARKERcenter From Thomson Reuters

... and earlier information on agents at all phases of discovery and clinical trials related to cancer," said Dave Newman, Chief, Natural Products branch DCTD/DTP, NCI. "The availability of BIOMARKERcenter and its integration with Integrity will now permit easier integration of animal and human ...

eFuture Signs Contract to Provide Tiens Group with Retail Business Management System

... in Asia Pacific and is a strategic partner with Oracle, Microsoft, JDA, Motorola and Samsung Network China. The company has over 629 employees and 20 branch offices across China. For more information about eFuture, please visit http://www.e - future.com.cn/ . Safe Harbor This announcement contains ...

'Nanosculpture' could enable new types of heat pumps and energy converters

... with high levels of LGTA results in straight nanorods without any branching. It is interesting to note that at the point of branching, atoms in the branch resemble a mirror image of the parent crystal a finding that reinforces Ramanath's conclusion that LGTA is able to induce branching through ...

Principle of Recursive Genome Function Supersedes Dogmas; By Andras Pellionisz, Online Ahead of Print; (Scientific Visionary Vindicated)

... a solid scientific foundation of HoloGenomics." Leroy Hood (2003) and finally Richard Dawkins (2008) have suggested that genomics is now a branch of information science. With modern genomics becoming postmodern genome informatics, a natural question arises: What axioms will take the place of ...

World Chemical Industry Has Decided to Gather at ChemOutsourcing Show on September 7-9 in New Jersey

... The popular seaside venue has had to enlist several additional hotels since late June to house the hordes of delegates who will descend on Long branch amidst exploding investment in an increasingly finely-tuned global chemical supply chain. Featured are the 105-speaker conference, the 100 booth ...

Stallergenes : Sublingual Desensitisation Tablets Oralair Grasses Approved in Germany

... the marketing authorisation for its sublingual desensitisation tablet, Oralair(R) Grasses in adults, by PEI (Paul Ehrlich Institute), the biological branch of the German health agency. Based on the positive results of the paediatric pivotal study (VO52), Stallergenes will immediately apply for a ...

Highlights of Economic and Business Growth in the Tampa Bay Region

... Company Expands in Tampa Bay, Adds Jobs Performance Software, headquartered in Phoenix, recently selected Pinellas County to expand with a new branch of operations. The expansion will add 30 new jobs over three years, each paying 200% of the average annual wage in unincorporated Pinellas County. ...

AMITIZA(R) (lubiprostone) 8 mcg Now Available to Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation in Adult Women

... of patients worldwide. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals has two wholly owned subsidiaries: Sucampo Pharma Europe, Ltd. headquartered in Oxford, U.K., with a branch office in Basel, Switzerland, and Sucampo Pharma, Ltd., located in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan. To learn more about Sucampo Pharmaceuticals and its ...

Professors Marc Feldmann and Sir Ravinder Maini Named Winners of the 2008 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

... and psoriasis. This discovery suggested that other cytokine messenger molecules are also good treatment targets and has led to an emerging branch of medicine -- anti-cytokine therapy. I believe Dr. Janssen would have been intrigued as we explore the range of diseases treatable by these ...

Mac-Gray Corporation Announces First-Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... footprints in the South and West. "The integration of ALC into Mac-Gray's operation is underway and we are in the process of consolidating several branch offices and eliminating redundant staff positions. Over the next several quarters, we will move ALC's business processes onto Mac-Gray's operating ...

Boston Scientific Announces Japanese Approval of Heart Failure Lead

... a deflectable tip for successful delivery in simple, compound and complex anatomies, which includes placement of the lead in difficult-to-access branch vessels on the left side of the heart. A lead is an insulated wire that carries the heart signal to the implanted device and delivers energy from the ...

Medicsight Announces New Marketing Partnership with INFINITT

... and is aggressively pioneering worldwide market expansion through joint ventures in four strategic regions: Japan, China, Taiwan, and the US, with a branch office in Malaysia. All forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the 'safe harbor' provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform ...

PharmAthene Closes Acquisition of Avecia Biodefense Vaccines Business Unit

... for the rPA anthrax and plague vaccines. On March 28, 2008, Avecia received a letter from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, a branch of the UK Ministry of Defence, advising Avecia of the recent resource allocation decision of the US Department of Defense (DoD) that the DoD had ...

PharmAthene Reports Year-End 2007 Financial Results

... and third generation anthrax vaccine technology. On March 28, 2008, Avecia received a letter from the Defence Science and Technology Lab, a branch of the UK Ministry of Defence, advising Avecia of the recent resource allocation decision of the US Department of Defense (DoD) and that the DoD had ...

EntreMed Announces 2008 Corporate and Clinical Program Priorities

... preclinical models. MKC-1 has been shown to inhibit the PI3K Akt-mTOR signaling pathway, which occurs through inhibition of the mTOR/rictor branch of the pathway. MKC-1 was discovered and initially developed by Roche; EntreMed has an exclusive worldwide license to develop and ...

5AM Ventures Announces Expansion of Investment Team: Names Richard Ulevitch Venture Partner; Promotes Kevin Forrest and Andrew McMillan to Principal

... 5AM Ventures in 2005 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), where he was a Principal Investigator in the Bioengineering branch and member of the Center for Nanotechnology at the Ames Research Center. Dr. McMillan currently serves as a board observer to 5AM portfolio companies ...

Solar cell directly splits water for hydrogen

... more of the reacting area available to the sun and the reactants might be better. Improvements to the overall geometry may also help. "At every branch in the process, there is a choice," says Mallouk. "The question is how to get the electrons to stay in the proper path and not, for example, release ...

Religion colors Americans' views of nanotechnology

... is morally acceptable in the U.S. than in Europe," says Scheufele, an expert on public opinion and science and technology. Nanotechnology is a branch of science and engineering devoted to the design and production of materials, structures, devices and circuits at the smallest achievable scale, ...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Positive Results From Phase 2 Clinical Trials of Amigal(TM) for Fabry Disease

... trials of a pharmacological chaperone in Fabry disease are impressive," said Raphael Schiffmann, M.D., Lead Investigator at the Metabolic Neurology branch of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institutes of Health, and a principal investigator in ...

Alfacell to Host Webinar on RNA Interference-Like Mechanics of RNase Therapeutics on Nov. 29

... Survival Center in Knoxville, Tennessee, and as professor of medicine and director of the cancer center for the University of Texas Medical branch in Galveston. He has received numerous awards in the field of oncology and has authored over 140 papers, books and chapters in the area of ...

Blood Donations in U.S. Testing Positive for Chagas' Disease

... M.D., director, International Health Division, University of Maryland School of Medicine. Maguire is the former chief of the parasitic diseases branch at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The American Red Cross was among the first blood collection agencies in the U.S. to ...

The USC Stevens Institute for Innovation Opens Shop on USC Health Sciences Campus

... branch Office and Expanded Team Demonstrates USC's Increased Commitment to Research Advancements in Health Science; Positions USC to Strengthen and ...

MacroChem Announces Michael Zasloff, M.D., Ph.D. Joins Company's Scientific Advisory Board

... In 1975 he joined the National Institutes of Health for postdoctoral studies in molecular genetics, and in 1981 was named Chief of the Human Genetics branch of the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development. In 1989 he left the NIH to become the Charles E.H. Upham Professor of Pediatrics ...
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