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Politicians to Drive on Straw-Based Bioethanol at the Climate Change Conference

COPENHAGEN, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- When world political leaders are being transported all over Copenhagen during the United Nations Climate Change Conference in December 2009, environmentally friendly fuel will power their vehicles. Members of the Partnership for Biofuels, a co-operation bet...

Modigene Shareholders Approve Company Name Change and Other Proposals at Annual Meeting

-Company's New Name is PROLOR Biotech, Inc.- -Will Now Trade under New Ticker PBTH- -Shareholders Approve Re-Election of Board of Directors and Other Proposals- NES-ZIONA, Israel, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Modigene Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MODG) today announced that shareho...

FDA Approves Labeling Change for VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII to Include Supplementary Clinical Data Supporting Efficacy at 13 Hours Postdose in Children Aged 6 to 12 with ADHD

ADHD symptom control demonstrated from the first time point measured (1.5 hours) through 13 hours postdose PHILADELPHIA, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the US Food and Drug Adminis...

FDA Approves Label Change for Non-Invasive Fibroid Treatment

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec Ltd. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a label change for the company's ExAblate(R) 2000 MR-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) system for the treatment of women with non-hysteroscopically resectable...

PharmaNet Development Group Gives Notice of Anticipated Fundamental Change and Merger to Holders of Its Convertible Notes

PRINCETON, N.J., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. (the "Company" , "PDGI" or "PharmaNet") (Nasdaq: PDGI ), a leading provider of clinical development services to innovative pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug and medical device companies, announced tha...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces time change of conference call and webcast

VANCOUVER, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP), a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company, today announced a time change of its fourth quarter and year end conference call. The call will take place at 10:00 AM ET (7:00 AM ...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Change to Board of Directors

CRANBURY, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD ) announced today that Stephen Bloch, M.D., General Partner with Canaan Equity Partners, has resigned from the Company's Board of Directors effective February 17, 2009. Dr. Bloch served as a member of Amicus' bo...

Shire plc: Change to Director's Details

PHILADELPHIA and DUBLIN, February 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that Mr Matthew Emmens, non-executive Chairman of Shire, has been appointed President of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated with imme...

Leading Canadian Scientist to speak at UN Climate Change Conference

Dr. David Dennis will Outline How Technology Can Solve Pressing Food, Fuel Problems of the 21st Century KINGSTON, ON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ - Dr. David Dennis, FRSC, CEO of Performance Plants Inc. (PPI), is one of four leading experts speaking at a side event at the United Nations...

Exiqon A/S Announces U.S. Subsidiary Name Change From Oncotech, Inc. to Exiqon Diagnostics, Inc.

COPENHAGEN, October 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exiqon today announces the adoption of the name Exiqon Diagnostics for its U.S. subsidiary to signal the company's commitment to expanding its business to a broad offering in molecular and cellular-based diagnostics that guide treatment decision...

Immureboost Inc Announces a Change of Name to Fountain Healthy Aging Inc

LOS ANGELES, California, September 5 /PRNewswire/ -- - Exchange: OTCBB Immureboost Inc. announced on September 5th 2008 a name change to Fountain Healthy Aging Inc. Fountain Healthy Aging Inc. said this approval follows the earlier approval of the name change by the Board of Directors an...

SAFC Hitech(TM) Successfully Demonstrates Device-Quality GST Precursors For Phase Change Memory Applications

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAFC Hitech(TM), a focus area within SAFC(R), a member of the Sigma-Aldrich Group (Nasdaq: SIAL ), today announced that it has made significant progress in developing Germanium Antimony Telluride (Ge(x)Sb(y)Te(z) or GST) precursors for use in high ...

BioElectronic's ActiPatch(TM) Product Chosen as 'One of 9 Medical Breakthroughs That May Change Your Life'

FREDERICK, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ActiPatch(TM), the product marketed by Bioelectronics Corp. (Pink Sheets: BIEL), is changing the face of medicine and the way we heal. Recently chosen as "One of 9 Medical Breakthroughs That May Change Your Life," by MedicalHeadway.com, ActiPatc...

National Stem Cell Holding, Inc. Announces the Change of Its Name to Proteonomix, Inc.

MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Stem Cell Holding, Inc. (OTC: NHGI - News) today announced that it is taking steps to change its name to Proteonomix, Inc. The change will also entail a change in its trading symbol. Michael Cohen, President/CEO, stated: "Our new ...

Betting on Change - The Venture Forum in 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Shining a spotlight on the ever-growing field of life sciences, Larta Institute's 14th Annual Venture Forum will provide a ray of hope in the midst of the dark backdrop of the current economy. This year the Forum has the unparalleled opportunity to f...

NuRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Change of Ticker Symbol to NUXP, Reverse Stock Split Now in Effect

IRVINE, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NuRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NURX pre split, NUXP post split) today announced that on May 9th, the Company's 1-for-4 reverse stock split became effective. The Company has been informed by the Over The Counter Bulletin Board's ...

Notice of Time Change for Alexion's Presentation at the Bank of America 2008 Health Care Conference

CHESHIRE, Conn., May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN ) today announced that the time of Alexion's presentation at the Bank of America 2008 Health Care Conference in Las Vegas has been changed to 4:00 p.m., local time (7:00 p.m., eastern) on Tuesday, May...

Dancing With the Stars' Drew Lachey and Novo Nordisk Launch Dancin' to Change Diabetes National Video Contest

PRINCETON, N.J., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: ABC's Dancing with the Stars champion Drew Lachey has teamed up with Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, to launch the first national online video contest to increase diabetes awareness, Dan...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Announces Time Change to Previously Announced Presentation at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference

SAN DIEGO, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) today announced it has re-scheduled its presentation time at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference in Key Biscayne, FL to Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT. Previ...

Leadership Change to Enable Arpida to Become a Fully Integrated Pharmaceutical Company

REINACH, Switzerland, April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arpida Ltd. (SWX: ARPN) today announced that Dr Jurgen Raths will succeed Dr Khalid Islam as Chief Executive Officer. Dr Jurgen Raths commands extensive knowledge in the commercialisation of drugs for the treatment of severe infections i...

Microbia Announces Name Change to Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Microbia, Inc. today announced that it has changed its name to Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The ironwood is a long-lived tree that thrives in the harshest desert environment, with some trees surviving as long as 1,500 years. Known as a "nurse t...

As Billions in Blockbuster Drug Revenue Goes Off Patent, Life Sciences Companies are Challenged to Fundamentally Change Future R&D Strategies, According to New Deloitte Report

NEW YORK, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical companies currently challenged with replacing the $65 billion worth of product expected to go off patent in the next four years must dramatically rethink their R&D models for future success, according to a new report released by...

Abt Associates Clinical Trials Announces Name Change to Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Inc.

Reflects Full Scope of Integrated Global Services CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Abt Associates Clinical Trials today launches under a new name, Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Abt Associates Inc. The company will continue to provide cus...

Nanoscience will change the way we think about the world

Blacksburg, Va. -- The ubiquity of mineral nanoparticles in natural waters, the atmosphere, and in soils and their intriguing properties provide Earth scientists with another dimension in which to understand our planet. So states a team of scientists from seven universities in a review article ...

Researchers engineer new polymers to change their stiffness and strength when exposed to liquids

CLEVELAND -- An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the departments of macromolecular science and engineering and biomedical engineering at the Case School of Engineering and the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center has published ground-breaking work on a new...

Wyeth Announces Executive Change in Finance Organization

-- John C. Kelly Named New Controller -- MADISON, N.J., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ) today announced the promotion of John C. Kelly to Vice President and Controller, Wyeth, effective March 28, 2008. Mr. Kelly replaces Paul J. Jones, who is retiring afte...

3SBio Inc. Announces Change to the Board of Directors

SHENYANG, China, Feb. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 3SBio Inc. (Nasdaq: SSRX ) ("3SBio" or "the Company"), a leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products, today announced that Mr. Mingde Yu has been ...

Eisai Announces Change in U.S. Submission Schedule for E7389 New Drug Application

TOKYO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, President & CEO: Haruo Naito) and Eisai's U.S. subsidiary, Eisai Corporation of North America (Headquarters: New Jersey, the United States, Chairman & CEO: Hajime Shimizu), today announced a change in ...

Healthcare Technologies Ltd. Announces the Change of its' Name to "NexGen Biofuels Ltd"

NEW YORK, January 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Healthcare Technologies Ltd., (NASDAQ: HCTL ) (the "Company") today announced that the Israeli Registrar has approved the change of its' name to NexGen Biofuels Ltd. The Company changed its name to more clearly reflect its new business, which i...

ProMed Alliance International Inc. Corporate Name and Trading Symbol Expected to Change Effective Tomorrow

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biomedtex Inc. (Pink Sheets: BMDX.PK) ("The Company") a life science development company, announced today: BIOMEDTEX INC: The Company's mission is to identify, evaluate and assess a broad spectrum of global medical technologies, and healthca...

Biomira announces plan to change name to Oncothyreon

EDMONTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Biomira Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOM ) (TSX: BRA) (the "Company") today announced that, as part of the Company's previously announced plan to reincorporate in the United States, it intends to change its name to Oncothyreon Inc. The name change will become eff...

3 strikes, you're out? Refiling of Amendment to Change Constitution to Criminalize Stem Cell Cures Shows Trouble with Anti-Cures Cause

'They've gotten the science wrong. They've gotten the law wrong. Why should we trust them to get cures right?' ST. LOUIS, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures responded today as opponents of stem cell cures refiled their measure yet again, ...

Sysmex Announces Clinical Laboratory Software Name Change

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc. and its subsidiary Sysmex Canada, Inc. today announced a rebranding of its information system product offering from MOLIS WAM to Sysmex WAM. The new name supports the recent announcement of the company's new Sysmex brand architectur...

Bioheart, Inc., Announces Management Change

SUNRISE, Fla., July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bioheart, Inc., (Nasdaq: BHRT ) a company committed to delivering intelligent devices and biologics that help monitor, diagnose and treat heart failure and cardiovascular diseases, announced today that Doug Owens, Director, Clinical Affairs, wi...

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Announces Organizational Change

- Andreas Krebs Named President of Europe/Middle East/Africa and Canada - COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today the appointment of Andreas Krebs, 50, to President - Europe/Middle East/Africa and Canada, eff...

Microsoft scientist highlights urgent need for new computer models to address climate change

Two papers published in the journal Science today* by Microsoft Research ecologist Drew Purves together with research colleagues at Princeton University and universities in Madrid, Spain, highlight how an improved understanding of forest dynamics is needed to better predict environmental change. T...

MiMedx Group Announces Post-split Name Change

TAMPA, Fla., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MDXG), formerly known as Alynx, Co. (OTC Bulletin Board: AYXC), today reported that the contemplated reverse stock split and the redomestication from Nevada to Florida and related name change, to MiMed...

Support Regulatory Change to Boost Wisconsins Biotech Sector

Wisconsins business leaders in biotechnology and genetic testing know well the importance of federal regulations on analyte-specific reagents (ASRs), essentially the active ingredients of many genetic tests. Recent efforts to reform to these regulations could provide exciting opportunities for Wis...

Domesticating the change beast

Starting change is pretty easy. If you're the new exec, people practically expect changes in the organization chart, the vendor list, or in some "key business process." If you're a technologist or a specialist, you don't have to wait too long before there's an upgrade, a new product or some other ...

Dont rely on information technology to change corporate culture

With electronic productivity and communications tools now ubiquitous, organizations of all types are eager to harness their potential to promote more effective communication and collaboration among workers. While these new capabilities have an important role in organizations, the belief that tech...
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