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Two New Studies in the New England Journal of Medicine Show Malaria Vaccine Candidate Advancing in Africa

... effort coordinated by the PATH Malaria Vaccine initiative (MVI) to develop a malaria vaccine. Malaria kills ... RTS,S/AS GSK and the PATH Malaria Vaccine initiative signed a public-private partnership agreement in ... vaccine. About the PATH Malaria Vaccine initiative (MVI) The PATH Malaria ...

Video: New Survey Finds Mothers See Influenza as a Serious Health Threat, but Often Don't Get Their Families Vaccinated

... Mother and Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi joins initiative WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ... national Faces of Influenza public awareness initiative urges Americans to get their annual influenza vaccination. The initiative is designed to help Americans see themselves ...

NOVAVAX Featured at Clinton Global Initiative 2008 Annual Meeting

... at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global initiative ("CGI") for developing affordable methods ... vaccine candidate. About the Clinton Global initiative (CGI) Established in 2005 as a project of the ... William J. Clinton Foundation, the Clinton Global initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to devise and ...

Clinton Global Initiative Announces BD's Commitment to Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital

... immune systems. We applaud the Clinton Global initiative for building widespread public awareness of these ... and lab systems. About the Clinton Global initiative (CGI) Established in 2005 as a project of the ... William J. Clinton Foundation, the Clinton Global initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to devise and ...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2.7 Million for Industry Efforts to Speed New Parkinson's Therapeutics

... Latest awards under Therapeutics Development initiative bring MJFF's current active industry ... granted under MJFF's Therapeutics Development initiative (TDI) program. Open exclusively to researchers at ... it launched the Therapeutics Development initiative in 2006 as part of a ...

GlaxoSmithKline Collaborates with National Cancer Institute to Make Large Body of Cancer Cell Genomic Data Available to All Cancer Researchers

... Grid(TM) (caBIG(TM)). The caBIG(TM) initiative is a network of infrastructure and tools that ... via the caBIG(TM) network is exactly what this initiative was designed to enable," said Robert ... GSK example." The NCI launched the caBIG(TM) initiative in 2004 to accelerate the research and discovery ...

Kansas Invests Millions in Innovations to Improve Human Health and Launches Three National Bioscience Programs at BIO'08

... the state's expertise and facilities. The initiative will enhance cancer research excellence in Kansas ... $2.5 million Collaborative Biosecurity Research initiative builds on the state's existing strength in the ... The Kansas Bioscience Authority is a $581-million initiative created by the Kansas Economic Growth Act of 2004 ...

eHealth Initiative's Drug Safety Collaboration to Partner With FDA on Sentinel Initiative

... Coordinated and led by the eHealth initiative Foundation (http://www.ehealthinitiative.org ), ... . "eHealth initiative applauds FDA for moving forward so rapidly on ... national, state and local levels," said eHealth initiative Chief Executive Officer Janet Marchibroda. ...

BASF Officially Launches the Collaborative Advanced Research Initiative at Harvard University

... at Harvard University. The Advanced Research initiative at Harvard University represents an innovative ... of scientific discovery. The opening of the initiative was celebrated with an inaugural two-day ... Since the BASF Advanced Research initiative at Harvard University was first announced last ...

Gates Foundation Seeks Proposals for Innovative Global Health Research

... Challenges Explorations, a new US$100 million initiative to help scientists across the globe pursue ideas ... Initial grants through the Explorations initiative will be $100,000 each, and projects showing ... funding of $1 million or more. The initiative will use an agile, accelerated grant-making ...

amfAR Announces Funding for HIV Services and Research Aimed at Men Who Have Sex With Men in Developing Countries

... by HIV worldwide, and this is the first global initiative of its kind supporting local organizations ... and Western Europe in the 1980s. "The MSM initiative is working to galvanize a much needed ... Nigeria, Thailand and Zimbabwe. The MSM initiative received more than 120 applications from ...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Up to $3 Million to Industry Teams to Jumpstart Promising PD Drug Development

... granted under MJFF's Therapeutics Development initiative (TDI) program. Open exclusively to ... since its inception, the Therapeutics Development initiative was launched in 2006 as part of a larger initiative to capture the attention and imagination ...

UNICEF Partners With Causes on Facebook to Launch 'Charity Gift' Feature

... its participation in a unique holiday giving initiative launched by Facebook, the hugely popular social ... through a feature called, "Charity Gift." The initiative is an offshoot of Causes, the rapidly growing ... Facebook user with a little passion and initiative can create a cause, recruit their friends and, ...

Measles Deaths in Africa Plunge by 91%

... Measles Initiative. Since its launch in 2001, the initiative has supported vaccination efforts in over 50 ... from measles." Background: The Measles initiative is a partnership committed to reducing measles deaths globally. Launched in 2001, the initiative --- led by the American Red Cross, the United ...

Getty Images Celebrates Conclusion of 'Change Me' Imagery Forum

... Getty Images' 'Change Me' initiative Raised Worldwide Awareness and Funds ... successful conclusion of "Change Me," an initiative in which thousands of people used powerful images ... on how to make the world a better place. The initiative involved numerous celebrities and thousands of ...

Grantees of the Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Prevention Research Initiative Gather in Houston to Report Interim Findings

... through the Breast Cancer Prevention Research initiative to use different approaches to address the ... in the Breast Cancer Prevention Research initiative include: -- New techniques to assess physiology ... "The Breast Cancer Prevention Research initiative is breaking traditional paradigms," noted Dr. ...

President Clinton Highlights MWW Group at the 2007 Clinton Global Initiative for its 'Stop Neglected Tropical Disease' Campaign

... Agency's Pro Bono initiative Aims to Mobilize $25 Million to Eliminate ... on September 27 at the 2007 Clinton Global initiative (CGI) for its key role in the fight against ... Vaccine Advocacy. About the Clinton Global initiative (CGI) The Clinton ...

Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009

... a grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation's Therapeutic Development initiative program for the discovery and development of an antisense drug for the ... RNA interference (ssRNAi) technology to Alnylam as part of a new strategic initiative to continue to develop the ssRNAi platform. Regulus achieved its ...

Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

... senior author Nathan Wolfe, Ph.D., of the Global Viral Forecasting initiative and Stanford University, made the discovery, published in the Aug. 3 2009 ... and the South Pacific Islands. The Global Viral Forecasting initiative has spent the last ten years developing a global system to prevent ...

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

... Up To Cancer (SU2C), the Entertainment Industry Foundation's charitable initiative supporting groundbreaking research aimed at getting new cancer treatments ... to raise awareness and funds. About the Stand Up To Cancer initiative The Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) movement raises funds to hasten the ...

Progress Against Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases Among Highlights at Annual Vaccine Conference

... by GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals with support from the Malaria Vaccine initiative of PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health), is the first of 70 ... Harold S. Margolis, MD, director of the Pediatric Dengue Vaccine initiative of the International Vaccine Institute in Seoul, Korea, will deliver the ...

Phase 1 Trial of Whole-Parasite Malaria Vaccine to Begin

... company Sanaria Inc., with support from the PATH Malaria Vaccine initiative (MVI), has initiated a Phase 1 clinical trial -- the first tests in adult ... the ability to commercialize the vaccine. The PATH Malaria Vaccine initiative (MVI) is a global program established at PATH through an initial grant ...

Sanofi Pasteur Dengue Vaccine Enters Pediatric Efficacy Clinical Study

... Thailand, the Ministry of Public Health, and the Pediatric Dengue Vaccine initiative (PDVI) to conduct this efficacy study in the province of Ratchaburi. ... held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 2. Pediatric Dengue Vaccine initiative (PDVI), presentation "Estimating the global burden of dengue" at 2nd Int ...

American Heart Association EMS Survey Uncovers Deficiencies in Response, Treatment and Transfer of Patients With Most Deadly Heart Attacks

... Association's Mission: Lifeline initiative to use survey data to make improvements DALLAS, Feb. 16 ... Association conducted the survey as part of its Mission: Lifeline initiative to improve the response and treatment of STEMI patients and ultimately all ...

AGA Medical Corporation Launches Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Program Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi

... the warning signs of stroke. The national stroke awareness program's next initiative - a series of five inspirational videos of Tedy discussing his personal ... and prevention campaign. "We are proud to launch the video series initiative as part of our partnership with Tedy to develop a national stroke ...

Video: Novartis Vaccines and PTA Battle Flu: Public Health Vaccination Initiative Urges Families 'Let's Fight Flu Together!'

... and teachers in school and parents at work - "Let's Fight Flu Together!" initiative supports CDC's new vaccination recommendations which include children six ... /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Vaccines announced today a national public health initiative for influenza vaccination for school-aged children, their families and ...

Congresswoman Supporting Spinal Cord Research Intended to Benefit U.S. Veterans

... -- Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will present a new initiative with St. Thomas University and the U.S. Department of Defense to support ... financial aid opportunities for minority students - and how the new initiative will be put into use to continue researching possible cures of this ...

JDSU WaveReady Receives Brocade Data Center Ready Status for Brocade-Based Storage Area Network (SAN) Infrastructures

... requirements of the Brocade Data Center Ready Program. The program is an initiative designed to foster interoperability in multi-vendor Brocade-based data ... Data Center Ready program is a comprehensive testing and configuration initiative designed to foster end-to-end SAN interoperability. As part of the ...

Human Genome Sciences Reports Progress With Late-Stage Products and New Initiatives

... investments in oncology portfolio and new targets initiative - - GSK to advance darapladib to Phase 3 for atherosclerosis - ... Phase 2 trial in non-small cell lung cancer in 2009. New Targets initiative to Feed Early-Stage Pipeline HGS has a rich heritage of scientific ...

AstraZeneca Submits an sNDA for SYMBICORT(R) for COPD Indication

... exacerbations and improve lung function and health status, the Global initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) recommends the use of ... Pocket Guide to COPD Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention. Global initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. Retrieved on 1 Apr 2008. ...

The COSHAR Foundation Launches National Childhood Immunization Awareness Campaign During National Infant Immunization Week (April 19-26)

... Infant Immunization Week, and is a call-to-action that includes an initiative called "Immunization Sundays," which encourages parents and caregivers to ... by their healthcare providers. The COSHAR Foundation will launch this initiative on April 25 at the Christian Faith Center in Creedmoor, N.C. by ...

Aeras, Crucell and South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative Announce Encouraging Preliminary Results of Tuberculosis Vaccine Clinical Trial in South Africa

... Global TB Vaccine Foundation and the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine initiative (SATVI) present a progress update and immunology data from a Phase I Ad35 ... . About SATVI The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine initiative is located in the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine ...

New Michael J. Fox Foundation Initiative Will Drive Development of Web-Based Tools to Increase Patient Participation in Parkinson's Clinical Trials

... functions at home and throughout the day." Ideal applications for this initiative will focus on three deliverables: the development of an assessment tool ... MJFF Research Programs staff to further clarify the aims and goals of this initiative will be held March 31 at 12 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time. Researchers wishing to ...

Study Finds Personal and Web-Based Support Equal Weight Loss Success

... Ph.D., director of Kaiser Permanente's Weight Management Initiative. The initiative provides Kaiser Permanente clinicians with weight loss tools for their ... Permanente medical centers in six states, a Healthy Picks Vending Machine initiative and TV Turnoff Week, as well as a Healthy Eating Active Living program in ...

Northwest Biotherapeutics Conducting Ovarian Cancer Clinical Trial With DCVax(R)-L at University of Pennsylvania

... About the Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Initiative The Ovarian Cancer Vaccine initiative (OCVI) is a private philanthropic organization that is funding this NWBT ... for tax-exemption, may be directed to: Ovarian Cancer Vaccine initiative Account 9078-6137 Schwab Charitable Fund 101 Montgomery Street San ...

MJFF and Merck Serono (EMD Serono in North America) Join Forces on $2-Million Initiative to Drive Treatments for PD-Related Cognitive Dysfunction and Mood Disorders

... MJFF Research Programs staff to further clarify the aims and goals of this initiative will be held on Tuesday, January 22, at 12 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time. ... under its standard peer-review process. Pre-proposals under this initiative are required and are due at 6 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on Wednesday, ...

Five Clinical Studies to Receive $2.5 Million Under Foundation's 2007 Clinical Discovery Program

... solutions that can have a tangible effect on patients' lives, this annual initiative funds clinical research projects with strong potential to yield new ... 2004 and has awarded approximately $10 million for 17 projects under the initiative to date. Each of this year's studies will focus specifically on improving ...

Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Jersey Children's Hospital Launch Center for Immune System Disorders & Infectious Diseases Including HIV/AIDS

... Mark W. Kline, M.D., president of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS initiative at Texas Children's Hospital. "SECURE THE FUTURE represents a new standard ... clinical centers in Africa, and is leading a company-wide fundraising initiative to establish the program at all of them. In addition to the announcement ...

YouthAIDS, Levi's and BET's Rap It-Up Campaign Kick Off 2007 'Kick Me' Campaign to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness at High Schools, Colleges and Universities Across the Country

... backs of college students around the nation. YouthAIDS, an action-based initiative implemented by Population Services International (PSI), today announced ... great rewards. ABOUT YOUTHAIDS YouthAIDS, an education and prevention initiative of PSI, uses media, pop culture, music, theatre and sport to stop the ...

Actress and Mother Jennifer Garner Joins American Lung Association to Encourage Americans to Get an Influenza Vaccination

... spring. Faces of Influenza Awareness Activities The Faces of Influenza initiative will conduct widespread awareness activities during the influenza season, ... annual influenza vaccination. Cornerstones of the Faces of Influenza initiative are the Faces of Influenza Portrait Gallery and Portrait Book -- a photo ...
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(Date:9/21/2014)... dioxide emissions, the main contributor to global warming, are set ... of 40 billion tonnes. , The 2.5 per cent projected ... Carbon Project, which is co-led in the UK by researchers ... University of East Anglia and the College of Engineering, Mathematics ... comes ahead of the New York Climate Summit, where world ...
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(Date:9/21/2014)... While public health authorities focus on the physical activity ... University of Montreal reveals that for children, playing has ... an activity that is fun, done alone or with ... or pleasure, but also to combat boredom, sadness, fear, ... of play, authorities put aside several aspects of play ...
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