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GPhA Calls Senate HELP Committee Action Disappointing for Countless Patients

ARLINGTON, Va., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) released the following statement today from GPhA President and CEO Kathleen Jaeger on the Senate HELP Committee's vote on biogenerics legislation. "While we are extremely disappointe...

Mylan Again Calls for an End to Authorized Generics During 180-Day Exclusivity Period

Sees opportunity to end abusive use of authorized generics during period of exclusivity PITTSBURGH, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc.'s (Nasdaq: MYL ) Chief Operating Officer Heather Bresch today testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts a...

Former EPA official calls for new environmental and consumer protection agency

Existing health and safety agencies are unable to cope with the risk assessment, standard setting and oversight challenges of advancing nanotechnology. The nation needs a new agency to address current forms of pollution and to deal with the health and environmental impacts of the technically compl...

General Patent Corporation Calls New Patent Reform Bill Harmful to Inventors and Entrepreneurs

General Patent CEO Alexander Poltorak, writing in the syndicated "Washington Watch" column, strongly criticized the proposed Patent Reform Act of 2009 saying that "recycling a piece of failed legislation is not the best way to protect American inventors and spur innovation." ...

Xmark Requests That Icagen Oust Its CEO and Pursue Strategic Alternatives, and Calls on Board Members to Resign

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 1, 2009, Xmark Opportunity Partners, LLC, the sole member of the investment manager of Xmark Opportunity Fund, L.P. and Xmark Opportunity Fund, Ltd., sent the following letter to the Board of Directors of Icagen, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICGN ). ...

AstraZeneca Calls on All Americans to Join US AGAINST ATHERO to Fight the Nation's Number One Killer

2009 Artery Explorer Tour Kicks Off This Month, Urging People Across the Country to Take Action Against Atherosclerosis WILMINGTON, Del., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN ) today announced the launch of the 2009 US AGAINST ATHERO tour featuring the Artery Explorer ...

Bauer Calls Taxpayer-Funded Embryonic Stem Cell Research 'A Tragedy'

WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Presidential candidate Gary Bauer on Monday called Barack Obama's decision to waste federal tax dollars on failed embryonic stem cell research "evidence that ideology is the goal here, not saving lives. We are witnessing the beginnings of a tra...

CFSO Calls for Roundtable to Develop National Strategy for Advancing Forensic Sciences in the United States

DENVER, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAFS Convention -- With tomorrow's release of the Forensics Study by the National Academy of Sciences, The Consortium of Forensic Science Organizations (CFSO) has announced that: -- Peter Marone, CFSO chairman, will be available to the media f...

Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. Calls Special Meeting of Avigen Stockholders To Remove Incumbent Directors and Elect Slate of Stockholder-Focused Nominees

Calls Special Meeting to Enable Stockholders to Determine Fate of Company's Remaining Cash Believes Transaction Proposed by MediciNova, Inc. Offers Avigen Stockholders Extraordinary Risk/Reward Opportunity SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. together with...

Kaiser Permanente CEO Calls for 'Connected' Health Care

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Chairman and Chief Executive Officer George Halvorson delivered an opening keynote address today at the World Healthcare Innovation and Technology conference in Washington, D.C. In "Changing the Shape of Healthcare: Groundbreaking Innovations a...

International Diabetes Federation Calls for Global Action to Keep All Children With Diabetes Alive

No Child Should Die of Diabetes BRUSSELS, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) announced today that it is bringing together key opinion leaders to push for action to secure care for the thousands of children with diabetes in developing coun...

World Hepatitis Alliance Calls on Governments to Take Urgent Action to Tackle Chronic Viral Hepatitis B & C Epidemic

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - Shocking Lack of Global Statistics Prompts Creation of First Global Resource on Hepatitis: The Hepatitis Atlas The World Hepatitis Alliance, a newly formed Non-Governmental Organisation, today called on governments around the world to do more t...

Healthcare Technologies Calls for a Shareholders Meeting to Approve the Nexgen Biofuels Transaction

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, August 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Healthcare Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: HCTL ), announced today that, it has scheduled an extraordinary general meeting of its shareholders to be held on September 30, 2007 at 11:00 a.m., at the offices of Yigal Arnon & Co., 1 Azrieli Ce...

Sen. Kanavas calls for creation of Enterprise Management System Development Fund

MADISON State Sen. Ted Kanavas, R-Brookfield, called on the Legislature and the Doyle administration Wednesday to create an Enterprise Management System Development Fund. The fund would use existing information technology dollars allocated to agencies by the Department of Administration and seg...

WTN Interview: HHS Secretary calls for $550 million health care fund to reduce deaths caused by medical errors

Dont forget Wisconsin Thompson tells BIO attendees Editors note : SAN FRANCISCO Wisconsins consummate cheerleader, former governor and current Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson, was the featured lunch keynote speaker Monday at the BIO 2004 Conference, talking place thi...

Wisconsin governor calls for $750 million investment in life sciences

Governor Jim Doyle announces a planned interdisciplinary research center. The facility would be built between University Avenue and Johnson Street on the UW-Madison campus. Madison, Wis. Wisconsin should hold on to its advantage in health and life-science research by drawing together $375 mi...

Schiavo's death calls attention to ethical issues weighed at Bioethics Forum

In late April, at a private research center south of Madison, a group of scientists, academics and even religious leaders will gather to talk about the ethical choices presented by biotechnology's expanding knowledge of the human brain. Hovering over the forum will be the memory of Terri Schiavo....

Third Wave reports down quarter, which CEO calls temporary

Madison, Wis. Third Wave Technologies Inc. reported a loss of $4.4 million on revenues of $7.1 million for the quarter that ended March 31, attributing the shortfall to the timing of large orders and slow sales of a line of reagents. Third Wave makes clinical molecular diagnostic products, ...

InvestMidWest calls for business presentations

St. Louis, Mo. - InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum has issued an open call for companies interested in presenting their business plans before venture capitalists, corporate and private investors, and investment bankers at their upcoming gathering April 5-6. Dec. 16 is the early application...

RedPrairie exec calls for 50 percent tax cut

Milwaukee, Wis. - Wisconsin can create a dynamic, creative economy in its largest city by dramatically cutting taxes and shedding its "welfare state" mentality, the leader of RedPrairie Corp. told a gathering of business executives. John Jazwiec, who earlier this year made headlines when he ...

Kanavas calls for audit of data security practices

Madison, Wis. - In a letter to the co-chairs of the state's Joint Legislative Audit Committee , State Sen. Ted Kanavas has called for a performance review audit on data security practices in each branch of state government. In the letter, addressed to Senator Jim Sullivan , D-Wauwatosa, a...

Economist calls for an end to "business as usual" on climate change

Madison, Wis. - What would business people rather see - a shrinkage of one percent in the global GDP, or perhaps 5 to 14 percent? That was the question posed in Madison during a briefing on global climate change, and the difference in the two scenarios are linked to the cost of taking action t...

Siemens health services president calls IT benefits unassailable

Editor's note: Janet Dillione is president of the health services division of Siemens Medical Solutions , one of the world's largest medical technology companies. She has something in common with Donna Sollenberger, CEO of University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics - both recently were nam...

Streaming video could make courtrooms into Internet conference calls

MADISON, Wis. Sonic Foundry, a provider of rich-media systems and software, is deploying its Mediasite technology to record courtroom proceedings, the company has announced. Sonic Foundry and media services provider BxVideo are teaming up to power Courtroom Connect's new Virtual Law Viewer ...

Repligen Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Results

...DT, to review financial results. This call can be accessed via Repligen's website at www.repligen.com or by calling (800) 638-4930 for domestic calls and (617) 614-3944 for international calls. Participants must provide the following passcode: 65889469. About Repligen Corporation Rep...

Repligen Announces Conference Call of First Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Results

...n.com . If you are unable to access the webcast via the internet, you may also listen to the live broadcast by calling (800) 638-4930 for domestic calls and (617) 614-3944 for international calls. Participants must provide the following passcode: 65889469 . For those who cannot participate in the ...

Vega Picks Tennessee Firm to Assist with Construction of Biomass Plant in Georgia

...products manufacturing plants every year and the industry returns nearly half of it in the form of primary mill wood debris. Vega's Business Plan calls for manufacturing facilities to be constructed in various locations around the world. The Georgia plant would be the Company's first in the United St...

Natural Fuels Industries Eyes 'Biomass Rich' Georgia for Production Facility

...use of biomass fuels can therefore contribute to waste management as well as fuel security and help to prevent global warming NFI's Business Plan calls for manufacturing facilities to be constructed in various locations around the world. The Georgia plant would be the Company's first in the United St...

Does Synthetic Biology Need Synthesized Ethics?

... New Report calls for a Broad Ethics of Emerging Technologies WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The emerging field of synthetic biology will allow res...

New Generation Biofuels Signs Letter of Intent with Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) of Costa Rica

...e a lower cost, renewable alternative energy source with significantly lower emissions than traditional fuels. New Generation Biofuels' business model calls for establishing direct sales from manufacturing plants that it may purchase or build and sublicensing its technology to qualified licensees. F...

GeoVax Signs HIV/AIDS Vaccine Proposal With Health and Hospital System of Cook County, Illinois

...ared to adapt to the ever changing needs of society while continuing to contribute to the overall health and wellness of our world." The proposal calls for the CEO of Health Systems to consult with the Director of Health Systems Institutional Review Board and GeoVax to determine whether to present Geo...

Repligen Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009 Financial Results

..., to review financial results. This call can be accessed via Repligen's website at www.repligen.com or by calling (800 ) 295-4740 for domestic calls and (617) 614-3925 for international calls. Participants must provide the following passcode: 30164372 . About Repligen Corporation Repli...

A billion-year ultra-dense memory chip

...rch group, plus Vincent Crespi, a theorist at Penn State University. The ever-growing demand for digital storage of videos, images, music and text calls for storage media that pack increasingly more data onto chips that keep shrinking in size. However, this demand runs in sharp contrast to the history ...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Strategic Restructuring to Focus Operations on Continuing the Advancement of ANA598

...9. If the FDA allows this trial to proceed, Anadys intends to initiate the trial during the third quarter of 2009. The current protocol design calls for 12 weeks of dosing ANA598 in naive genotype 1 patients in combination with SOC, compared to a control arm that will receive a placebo and SOC. Af...

Repligen Announces Conference Call of Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009 Results

...n.com . If you are unable to access the webcast via the internet, you may also listen to the live broadcast by calling (800) 295-4740 for domestic calls and (617) 614-3925 for international calls. Participants must provide the following passcode: 30164372 . For those who cannot participate in the ...

Leading North American Emergency Medical Services Provider British Columbia Ambulance Service Selects NICE Inform for Improved Service

...4/7 and are the first point of contact for citizens in British Columbia who require emergency pre-hospital care. BCAS handles more than a half-million calls for service annually, from four dispatch/communications centers based in Kamloops, Vancouver and Victoria. BCAS is also a major provider of inter-faci...

Abbott & BioGenex Extend the Technology Co-development and Distribution Agreement for Marketing the Xmatrx(R) Advanced Staining Platform for the Automation of FISH, IHC and ISH Molecular Diagnostic Assays

...Molecular AutoFISH(TM) reagents and FISH technology. The Xmatrx will be co-branded and marketed under a co-exclusive distribution agreement which calls for both parties to collaborate further in aiding adoption of FISH, IHC and ISH as primary tools in the emerging field of molecular diagnostics and pe...

Sanofi-aventis U.S. Announces Settlement of Medicaid 'Best Price' Investigation

... the law at the time, the company elected to resolve this legacy matter through this settlement, without admitting any wrongdoing. The settlement calls for payment of $95.5 million (plus interest) which includes payment of approximately $55.5 million to resolve all federal claims and the establishment...

Reorganizational Healing Provides Access to Greater Quality of Life, Reduced Stress

... be well and stay well," says Robert H.I. Blanks, Ph.D. of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in a JACM May issue editorial. Blanks calls Reorganizational Healing "a health change model whose time has come." Research funding was provided by the Global Gateway Foundation www.global...

In Eleventh-Hour Smear Attempt, Quigley Management Sacrifices Key Employee of its Pharma Division

...minees' proxy solicitor, The Altman Group, toll free at (866) 796-7175, if you have any questions or need assistance. Finally, Mr. Karkus welcomes all calls to discuss the Company and its future with any or shareholders. He is available at (516) 569-9999. Important Additional Information Ted Kar...
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