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UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute

UCLA's newly launched on-campus technology incubator at the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) has opened lab space to MediSens Wireless, a startup company that develops and manufactures personal body-monitoring systems for medical and health applications. The incubator program was establ...

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Receives the California Pollution Prevention Challenge Award Two Consecutive Years

LAS VEGAS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Corporation (Nasdaq: APFC ) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary AMPAC Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC) received the California Pollution Prevention Challenge Award from the Department of Toxic Substances Control of Califor...

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

CHICAGO, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts announced today that Tully-Wihr Company, in conjunction with Ray Morgan Company, has signed a definitive agreement to resell the web-based Allscripts MyWay(TM) Electronic Health Record (EHR) and practice management solution to 100 physicians...

University of Southern California Receives Cancer Diagnosis System for Detecting Esophageal Dysplasia

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpectraScience, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SCIE), a San Diego-based medical device company, today announced that it has shipped its non-invasive WavSTAT(R) Optical Biopsy System to the University of Southern California to demonstrate the clinical valu...

ALS Therapy Development Institute and California Stem Cell, Inc. Announce Long-Term Scientific Collaboration

Bi-coastal collaboration aimed at applying stem cell technology to an 'orphan disease' in a unique translational research setting CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and IRVINE, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) and California Stem Cell, Inc. (CSC) announced ...

Controller's Stem Cell Agency Audit Ignores California Agency's Built-in Flaws

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An audit of the state stem cell agency by California's Controller ignores fundamental flaws in Proposition 71 that created the agency, Consumer Watchdog said today. The audit released by State Controller John Chiang found that with a ...

Nikon Instruments Begins Direct Sales and Technical Support in Southern California and Rocky Mountain Territories

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Nikon Instruments, Inc. (http://www.nikoninstruments.com ) is pleased to announce that it has begun direct sales and technical support for Nikon's BioScience Microscopes, Confocal Systems and Digital Imaging products, along with Industrial products includ...

Cord Blood America Says Pennsylvania Joins New York and California in Establishing Educational Programs on the Benefits of Umbilical Cord Blood Storage

LOS ANGELES, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and international...

Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy; University of California, Irvine Stem Cell Scientist; and California Stem Cell Announce Collaboration for Safety Studies for Stem Cell Therapy in Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Safety Studies Leading to FDA Application for Stem Cell Therapy in SMA will begin in early 2008 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (FSMA); a stem cell scientist at University of California, Irvine (UCI); and California Stem Cell, Inc....

Historic Breakthrough in Fighting Children's Batten Disease as China Stem Cells Give New Lease on Life to 6 Year Old California Boy

BEIJING, Jan. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tiantan Puhua Hospital Stem Cells Center ( http://www.stemcellspuhua.com ), the worldwide leader in using stem cells to effectively treat Parkinson's and other neurological diseases, announced another historic first in successfully using stem cells to ...

Dr. Charles A. Sims of California Cryobank's Family Cord Blood Services Named to National Stem Cell Advisory Council

Sims to Represent Association of Family Cord Blood Banks LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Family Cord Blood Services, a subsidiary of California Cryobank, today announced that its co-founder and medical director Charles A. Sims, MD, has been appointed to the Department of Health an...

More Than 230 Cyclists to Ride in Amgen California Coast Classic Bike Tour to Raise $1.3 Million for Arthritis Foundation

Cyclists from across the country will bike down the California coast to raise funds and help those affected by arthritis SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 230 cyclists will kick off the seventh annual Amgen California Coast Classic Bike Tour on Saturday, S...

Codexis Licenses New Drug Metabolite Profiling and Lead Diversification Technology From the California Institute of Technology

Potential Earlier Identification of Toxicity, Efficacy for Pharmaceutical Developers REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Codexis, Inc., a private biotechnology company and leading developer of clean manufacturing processes, today announced it has licensed...

GreenHouse Energy, Governor Schwarzenegger Join in Driving the Future of Fueling in California

San Diego-based GreenHouse to distribute feedstock for E-Fuel MicroFueler™ Sacramento (Vocus) June 4, 2009 -- California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined San Diego-based GreenHouse on the steps of the State Capitol this morning as E-Fuel Corp. unveiled the fi...

Horizon Therapeutics Selected to Present at InsideVenture's Debut Investor Conference March 25-26, Santa Barbara, California

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Therapeutics, a privately held biopharmaceutical company today announced that Tim Walbert, president and chief executive officer will present at InsideVenture's Debut Conference, March 25-26, 2009 in Santa Barbara, California. Horizon Therape...

Transgenomic Awarded Clinical Laboratory Certification in California

OMAHA, Neb., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBIO), a leading global biotechnology company, announced today its Molecular Laboratory has received notification from the state of California it can begin offering its services in the state. Transgenomic expec...

Phlo Affiliate Announces Significant Distribution Expansion In California

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phlo Corporation (Pink Sheets: PHCP) (the "Company") announced today that the market penetration in Northern California of its vitality beverage, AQISS(TM), will be significantly expanded with the help of Morris Distributing, one of the lar...

AEterna Zentaris to Present at the Upcoming Roth Capital Partners 20th Annual OC Growth Stock Conference in Dana Point, California

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS , TSX: AEZ), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today announced that its President and CEO, David J. Mazzo, Ph.D., will present a company overview at the Roth Capital P...

Physicians Practice, Loma Linda Partner to Improve Patient Care in Southern California

BALTIMORE, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians and patients of community-based medical practices in Southern California will benefit from a new partnership between Physicians Practice and Loma Linda University Medical Center, providing resources to help local physicians manage their practices mo...

Referendum may pull California to the forefront of stem cell research

Brain cells grown from human embryonic stem cells in a UW-Madison lab. Photo courtesy Professor Su-Chun Zhang. MADISON, Wis.A proposition on California's ballot this November may affect Wisconsin's leadership in the field of embryonic stem cell research, experts say. If passed, the Stem Cell Re...

Stem-cell patent holders view of the California challenge

Carl Gulbrandsen is the managing director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation , the University of Wisconsin-Madisons technology-transfer center. Will all human embryonic stem (hES) cell research move to California in light of the recent passage of a $3 billion bond initiative that i...

Wingra Technologies acquired by California software company

Quest Software, Inc. , a publicly traded company out of Irvine, California, has bought Madison-based Wingra Technologies for an undisclosed sum. Wingra makes e-mail related software, including programs to move data from GroupWise and Lotus environments to Microsoft Outloo, which a Quest press...

Renaissance Learning merges with California firm

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - Renaissance Learning, Inc. and AlphaSmart, Inc. announced today the completion of the merger of AlphaSmart with a subsidiary of Renaissance Learning, Inc. Renaissance Learning, headquartered in Wisconsin Rapids, provides monitoring systems used by more than 67,000 ...

WARF signs stem cell agreement with California firm

Madison, Wis. - The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has licensed the California immunological research firm Chemicon to commercialize research products using WARF's stem cell patents, Chemicon's parent company Serologicals announced Tuesday. Chemicon will have non-exclusive access to ...

Tommy Thompson's ID chip, California firm to use WARF's patents and more ...

Former Governor Secretary Tommy Thompson announced last week that he is planning to have a radio frequency id chip implanted in his arm that will provide access to his electronic medical records. Meanwhile over at the UW, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced that it has licensed Cali...

Third Wave wins patent lawsuit against California firm

Madison, Wis. - Third Wave Technologies , a developer and marketer of molecular diagnostics products, announced on Thursday that it has won a patent infringement lawsuit against Stratagene Corp. , a life sciences developer based in La Jolla, Calif. The decision, which was passed by a federal...

Renaissance Learning will expand in Dallas and cut back California and Madison

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.— Renaissance Learning , Inc., a provider of computerized assessment and progress monitoring tools for pre-K-12 schools and districts, will expand its Dallas field sales office and add a training and certification office center for all Renaissance product solutions. Re...

Metavante to buy California software developer

Milwaukee, Wis. - Metavante Corp ., the banking and payments technology subsidiary of Marshall and Ilsley Corp ., is in the final stages of acquiring VICOR, Inc. , a Richmond, Calif.-based provider of corporate payment processing software. VICOR is being pursued, in part, to enable Metavant...

WiCell, California firm agree to distribute stem cell lines derived with new technique

Madison, Wis. - Maybe there is something to this new technique of deriving stem cells without destroying embryos after all. The Madison-based WiCell Research Institute , which houses the nation's only stem cell bank, has announced an agreement in principle with Advanced Cell Technology to j...

Jamie Thomson to run California research lab

Madison, Wis . - The University of Wisconsin-Madison professor who has been called the father of stem cell research has reportedly agreed to operate a research lab as an adjunct professor at the University of California-Santa Barbara . The Santa Barbara Independent is reporting that Tho...

Doyles proposal is about more than keeping pace with California

The location for the proposed Wisconsin Institute for Discovery It was inevitable that Governor Jim Doyle's proposal to build a $375 million interdisciplinary research center on the UW-Madison campus would be characterized as a response to California, where voters passed a $3 billion, 10-year in...

Fiserv's Banklink chosen by Union Bank of California

Brookfield, Wis. - Banklink , a unit of Fiserv, Inc. , and Union Bank of California have agreed to deliver the Web-based iLINK Remote Deposit product to the bank's commercial banking customers. The iLINK Remote Deposit module, which will be used for remote corporate capture and deposit ser...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

...n catalysts and plant cell walls to design improved processes for the conversion of biomass to energy, fuels, or chemicals. University of Southern california (Los Angeles, CA) $12.5 million for five years to simultaneously explore the light absorbing and emitting properties of hybrid inorganic-organic mate...

Growth spurts

...nd yet monodisperse nanocrystals are still formed." Says Alivisatos, a chemist who holds joint appointments with Berkeley Lab and the University of california at Berkeley where he is the Larry and Diane Bock professor of Nanotechnology, "This direct observation of nanocrystal growth trajectories revealed a s...

The Law Offices of Brian D. Witzer Wins 6+ Million Dollar Verdict

... LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury in Pasadena, california awarded over $6 million to an 82 year-old Chinese female immigrant who suff...iff had used prior to suffering SJS/TEN. The verdict was a record in california Courts for an SJS/TEN case. The Law Firm of Brian D. Witzer is the pre-emin...

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Announces Financing

...f the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus can be obtained directly from the ADVENTRX at 6725 Mesa Ridge Road, Suite 100, San Diego, california 92121 or from the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. About ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical compan...

Ceregene Receives Additional Grant From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Expand Long-Term Testing of CERE-120 Patients

...y's investors include Alta Partners, MPM Capital, Investor Growth Capital and Cell Genesys, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEGE ) as well as Hamilton BioVentures and california Technology Partners. ...

Pharmacyclics, Inc. Rights Offering Oversubscribed

...rial rights and simultaneously fast forward the clinical development and commercialization of its products. The Company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, california and is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol PCYC. To learn more about how Pharmacyclics advances science to improve human healthcare visit us at http://w...

VIASPACE Pursuing Renewable Energy Business in Asia

... products and technology. VIASPACE subsidiary Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Corporation owns a portfolio of fuel cell patents licensed from Pasadena-based california Institute of Technology (Caltech), which manages NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where the direct methanol fuel cell was invented. VIASPACE subsidia...

Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited Fourth Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2009

...tems is a specialty manufacturer of biological products. R&D Systems has two subsidiaries, BiosPacific, Inc. (BiosPacific), located in Emeryville, california and R&D Systems China Co. Ltd., (R&D China), located in Shanghai, China. BiosPacific is a worldwide supplier of biologics to manufacturers of ...
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