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W.M. Keck Foundation Awards $1 Million to Hutchinson Center Scholar to Study How Cells Go Awry

SEATTLE, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone touched by the ravages of cancer knows the rapidly growing, opportunistic cells don't play fair. But in order to expose exactly how cancer cells cheat their host, scientists must first study the rules governing the orderly cooperation of normal cell...

Atherotech Taps Canyons Medical Center Director, Lipidologist as Chief Medical Officer

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Cobble, M.D., director of Canyons Medical Center in Sandy, Utah, has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer of Atherotech, Inc. Cobble is a primary care physician, board-certified lipidologist and certified hypertension sp...

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Signs Biopharmaceutical Company, Lilly, as Anchor New York City Tenant at the Alexandria Center for Science and Technology

PASADENA, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE ), Landlord of Choice to the Life Science Industry(R), announced today that an affiliate has entered into a long-term lease with Eli Lilly and Company as the anchor tenant at the Alexan...

University of Florida Shands Cancer Center Selects OnCore(r) to Support its Collaborative Research Goals

An institutional goal to develop collaborative partnerships with other research organizations was a key factor in the recent decision by the University of Florida Shands Cancer Center (UFSCC) to select OnCore(r) products in support of their clinical and translational research informatics needs. W...

ParagonRx Creates New Website Featuring REMS Help Center for Pharma

WILMINGTON, Del., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ParagonRx, a Delaware-based company which specializes in programs for the appropriate use of medications, has launched a new website - www.paragonrx.com - that includes a "REMS Hub" for pharmaceutical and biotech companies needing information and ...

Enerkem Announces World-Class Advanced Energy Research Center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Positioning Enerkem at the forefront of advanced energy research MONTREAL, July 7 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem, a leading waste-to-biofuels and green chemicals technology company, today announced that it will jointly form an advanced energy research center with the City of Edmonton and the Alberta ...

Seambiotic USA and NASA Glenn Research Center Signed Agreement for Large Scale Microalgae Process Optimization

ASHKELON, Israel, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Seambiotic, a global leader in the development and production of marine microalgae for the nutraceutical and biofuel industries, has announced that its US subsidiary, Seambiotic USA, has entered into an agreement with NASA Glenn Research Center to devel...

Nobel Laureate Lee Hartwell to Retire as President and Director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 2010

SEATTLE, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center board of trustees today announced that its president and director, Lee Hartwell, Ph.D., plans to retire in June 2010. Hartwell, a recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, has been president and director...

Galichia Heart Hospital Partners with Mobile Surgery International to Develop Wichita-based Center of Excellence with Global Convenience(TM)

Partnership will offer expanded access to choice, quality and cost-efficiency for patients and payers WICHITA, Kan. and AVENTURA, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Galichia Heart Hospital and Mobile Surgery International (MSI) have reached an agreement for Galichia to host MSI-coordinated, highly...

Debiopharm Group and Moffitt Cancer Center Sign Development and Commercialisation Agreement for Small Molecule Debio 0928 in Early Preclinical Development for Treatment of Solid Tumours

LAUSANNE, Switzerland and TAMPA, Florida, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of companies with a focus on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs, and Moffitt Cancer Center (Moffitt), a non-profit Fl...

Nanobiotech Center Wins $2.5 Million, 4-Year Grant

Triad-Based Center of Innovation To Commercialize NC's Nanobio Ideas RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Biotechnology Center has approved a four-year, $2.5 million grant for the Center of Innovation in Nanobiotechnology (COIN) to develop the co...

DNA Diagnostics Center Offers Father's Day DNA Testing

DNA Diagnostics Center is offering special discounts on several DNA tests, including paternity and ancestry testing, this week through Father's Day. Fairfield, OH (PRWEB) June 16, 2009 -- Throughout the week leading up to Father's Day, June 21, DNA Diagnostics Center is...

CPM Resource Center and The Shams Group Partner To Help Hospitals Integrate Evidence-Based Clinical Content Into Information Systems

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - For the First Time, Hospitals Using MEDITECH and Other HIT Solutions can use CPMRC's Interdisciplinary Clinical Content Through TSG's Integrated Portal Solutions CPM Resource Center (CPMRC) and The Shams Group (TSG) have ...

University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago First Hospital to Install Innovative Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System

New FDA-approved medical device "is specifically designed to objectively measure cardiopulmonary gas exchange in heart failure patients. It can make a dramatic difference in treating CRT patients." Dr. Abraham Kocheril, Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Electrophysiology at...

UMass Boston Opens Venture Development Center to Expand R&D Activity

Facility to Foster Faculty and Student Research, Partnering with Industry Boston (Vocus) May 1, 2009 -- The University of Massachusetts Boston today officially opened a cutting-edge Venture Development Center that will significantly expand the university's research ...

Bio Career Center Becomes Top in Nation for Life Sciences Careers

More listings for life science postgraduates than any other U.S. jobs board SANTA CRUZ, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio Career Center has become the nation's number one jobs board for post-graduate careers in the life sciences. The jobs board, www.biocareercenter.com , is only fo...

Lotus Scarless Hair Transplantation (International) Medical Chain Institute Opens New Center on Beijing's Prestigious Chang'An Avenue

BEIJING, April 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Lotus Scarless Hair Transplantation (International) Medical Chain Institute today announced the opening of their new flagship transplant center on the prestigious Chang'an Avenue West, Beijing, China. The new "Lotus Hospital" is the first U.S. specialize...

Bayer CropScience Donates $1.1 Million to United Fresh Research & Education Foundation to Create the Center for Global Produce Sustainability

Collaboration demonstrates company's commitment to sustainability LAS VEGAS, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience LP believes strongly in its commitment to protecting tomorrow today through its sustainability efforts. Today, John Smith, director of the Horticulture Region for Bayer Crop...

Cardiff University Becomes a GeneGo Center of Excellence

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., a leading provider of software and databases for systems biology and pathway analysis , today announced that the University of Cardiff has become a certified GeneGo Center of Excellence. Cardiff University researchers will have access to G...

Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes LASIK Expert William Mathers, M.D. of the Casey Vision Correction Center in Portland, Oregon, to Its LASIK Directory

Trusted LASIK Surgeons launched its revolutionary Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory service and website at www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com in order to provide a resource for consumers seeking to improve their vision and find a highly qualified surgeon who can help improve their chances of attaining...

TechConnect World Announces The CancerNano 2009 Symposium May 3-7, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston

Hundreds of Sessions, led by the Industry's Preeminent Thought Leaders, will Examine Nanotechnology's Role in Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- TechConnect World, in association with the Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI), and the ...

WaferGen Biosystems, ImmuneRegen BioSciences and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center to Collaborate on Novel Wound Healing Research

Studies at UT Southwestern to Leverage WaferGen's SmartChip Platform to Evaluate Efficacy of ImmuneRegen's Drug FREMONT, Calif. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genetic analy...

NeoStem Expands Stem Cell Collection Center Network Into New Jersey Led by Leading Plastic Surgeon and Anti-Aging Authority

NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: NBS), which is pioneering the pre-disease collection, processing and long-term storage of adult stem cells for future medical need, announced today it has signed an agreement with Dr. Vincent C. Giampapa, M.D., F.A.C.S....

Dr. Paul Korner Promoted to Senior Vice President of Ferring International PharmaScience Center U.S.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, announces the promotion of Paul Korner, M.D., M.B.A. to Senior Vice President of the Ferring International PharmaScience Center U.S. (FIPCUS), the drug development subsidiary for Ferring Ph...

DuPont Partners with Indonesian Center for Rice Research to Advance Hybrid Rice

Partnership Will Increase Productivity to Meet Growing Global Demand Jakarta, Indonesia (PRWEB) March 16, 2009 -- DuPont and the Indonesian Center for Rice Research (ICRR) today announced an agreement that grants DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred access to test and ...

Samtheo Announces License Agreement with Moffitt Cancer Center for Exclusive Rights to Novel Akt Inhibitor

Cancer Targeted Therapeutic for Samtheo's Personalized Medicine Portfolio NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Samtheo Biopharma LLC has entered into a license agreement, through its subsidiary, Lyndor Biosciences LLC, with Moffitt Cancer Center, gaining exclusive worldwide rights to a small mo...

Rick Fraunfelder, M.D. of the Casey Vision Correction Center in Portland, Oregon, Joins Elite Group of Surgeons Listed at Trusted LASIK Surgeons

Trusted LASIK Surgeons launched its revolutionary Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory service and website at www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com in order to provide a resource for consumers seeking to improve their vision and find a highly qualified surgeon who can help improve their chances of attaining...

OriGene Technologies, Inc. Establishes High Throughput Monoclonal Antibody Production Outsourcing Center in China

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- OriGene Technologies, Inc. ("OriGene") today announced it has raised an additional $6.5 million in a private equity financing. With this financing, OriGene completed the acquisition of the assets of privately held Shenzhen P&A Biotech, a manufacturer and...

The Holtorf Medical Group and Yan Center for Corrective & Cosmetic Surgery Tap 5W Public Relations

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, a Top 25 independent PR agency announced today the addition of Dr. Kent Holtorf, founder of the Holtorf Medical Group and the Yan Center for Corrective & Cosmetic Surgery, headed by Dr. Yan Trokel to its diverse roster of clientele. Both me...

In Analyst Interview, Cord Blood America Says Stem Cells Now Front and Center for Researchers and Investors

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 5 /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 internati...

ProCure Signs Agreement with .decimal, Inc. to Purchase Patient-Specific Devices for Its Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City

SANFORD, Fla., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- .decimal, Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement with ProCure Treatment Centers, Inc. to supply patient-specific devices for its proton therapy facility in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090203/...

Queensland Facility for Advanced Bioinformatics (QFAB) Becomes a GeneGo Center of Excellence for the Asia Pacific Region

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading systems biology tools company, announced today that QFAB has licensed MetaCore and entered a co marketing agreement with GeneGo for the Asia Pacific region. QFAB will have GeneGo certified experts on staff to run training classes...

Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology Receives Gates Foundation Grant for Avian Influenza Vaccine Development

NEWARK, Del., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Molecular Biology (CMB) has received an $8.7 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support continued development of an avian influenza vaccine that uses transient plant-based technology. CMB will develop vaccines agai...

Pioneering Cancer Center Introduces Advanced Varian RapidArc(TM) Treatments for Cancer Patients in Central Germany

NORDHAUSEN, Germany, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Three prostate cancer patients have become the first people in Germany to be treated using a new, faster form of radiotherapy that potentially enables doctors to improve outcomes while extending more advanced care to more patients. Sudharz...

Pacific Northwest National Laboratories Becomes a GeneGo Center of Excellence

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading systems biology tools company, announced today that the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has become a certified GeneGo Center of Excellence. PNNL researchers will have institution-wide access...

Lafayette General Medical Center is the First Hospital in Louisiana to Use Genetic-Based Technology to Test for Respiratory Disease

LAFAYETTE, La., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) announced today it is the first hospital in Louisiana to use a proprietary molecular genetic technology, which includes specific tests that more accurately diagnose respiratory infectious diseases. This technology,...

Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center Now Offering Cancer Patients Faster, Ultra-Precise Radiation Using New RapidArc Technology

ELIZABETH, N.J., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the end of December, Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center became one of the first cancer treatment centers in the state of New Jersey to offer cancer patients treatment using RapidArc(TM) radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems ...

NSTI Announces the 12th Annual Nanotech Conference & Expo 2009 May 3-7, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI), today announced that the Nanotech Conference & Expo 2009 will take place May 3-7, 2009 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, in Houston, Texas. Now in its 12th year, the largest and most promi...

BioStorage Technologies Partners with Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center in Breast Cancer Research Initiative

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis has partnered with BioStorage Technologies, Inc. (BST) for secure, compliant storage of donated tissue specimens. BST will store a third of the tissue bank's existi...

RainDance Technologies and Harvard University to Share in First Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Cooperative Research Grants

LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- RainDance Technologies, Inc., a provider of innovative microdroplet-based solutions for human health and disease research, today announced that it has been selected to share in the first-ever round of cooperative research grants by The Massachusetts Lif...
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