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deCODE Study Shows Complex Interplay of the Human Biological Clock With Height, Weight and Disease

Reykjavik, ICELAND, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a paper published today in the online edition of Nature Genetics, scientists from deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) and academic colleagues from Iceland, Denmark and the Netherlands present the discovery of single letter variations in the ...

Brain research shows past experience is invaluable for complex decision making

Researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have shown that past experience really does help when we have to make complex decisions based on uncertain or confusing information. They show that learning from experience actually changes the circuitry in ou...

Biogenerics Legislation Provides Critical Pathway to Affordable Access for Patients with Chronic and Complex Conditions

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Proposed legislation that creates a regulatory framework to guide the approval of the first biogeneric medicines represents a critical step forward in providing more affordable treatment for millions of Americans suffering from chronic and complex con...

Opportunities and challenges in uncertainty quantification for complex interacting systems

In spite of continued growth in computational resources the idea of a computational laboratory serving as surrogate to physical reality still faces conceptual and technical challenges. Chief among these is the characterization of physical reality itself, under conditions of incomplete knowledge an...

Landmark SYNTAX Trial Reports Comparable Safety Outcomes for Complex Patients Treated With TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) Stents or Bypass Surgery

NATICK, Mass. and MUNICH, Germany, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced one-year data from its landmark SYNTAX trial comparing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) using the TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent Sys...

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and National Association Name Area Hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers

Three Hospitals in Western Pennsylvania Earn Designation PITTSBURGH, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield has named Allegheny General Hospital, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside and UPMC Passavant as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers. Complex and rar...

World's most complex silicon phased-array chip developed at UC-San Diego

UC San Diego electrical engineers have developed the worlds most complex phased array or radio frequency integrated circuit. This DARPA-funded advance is expected to find its way into U.S. defense satellite communication and radar systems. In addition, the innovations in this chip design will lik...

ARRIVE Registry Analysis Demonstrates Continued Safety and Efficacy of TAXUS(R) Stent in Complex Real-World Patients

NATICK, Mass. and WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced results from an analysis of nearly 7,000 patients from its TAXUS ARRIVE 1 and 2 registries, designed to assess the performance of the TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) Paclitaxel-Elu...

Sol-gel inks produce complex shapes with nanoscale features

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. New sol-gel inks developed by researchers at the University of Illinois can be printed into patterns to produce three-dimensional structures of metal oxides with nanoscale features. The ability to directly pattern functional oxides at the nanoscale opens a new avenue to function...

Small Bone Innovations Introduces New Distal Radius Plating System to Repair Complex Fractures

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Small Bone Innovations, Inc. (SBi), a single-source provider of products, technology and education for the small bone and joint sector, has introduced its PRECISE SD(TM) Volar Distal Radius Locking Plate system to augment its Wrist Management portfolio. The ...

Lilly Completes Final Phase of Its Indianapolis Biotechnology Complex

Completion honors Lilly's commitment to the community and its biotech pipeline INDIANAPOLIS, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) announced today completion of the final phase of its $1 billion effort to further strengthen the com...

China Biologic Products Announces SFDA Approval for the Production of Cryoprecipitate and for the Clinical Trial of Human Prothrombin Complex

TAI'AN, Shandong, China, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBPO) ("CBP," or "the Company"), one of the leading plasma-based pharmaceutical companies in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that the Company received a...

LC-MALDI and MALDI-MS/MS for the Analysis of Complex Peptide Mixtures

Joseph Fox 1 , Joanne B. Connolly 2 , Matthew E. Openshaw 2 1 Shimadzu Scientifi c Inc., Columbia, US; 2 Shimadzu Biotech/Kratos, UK Introduction LC-MALDI provides several advantages over conventional single spot (i.e. no separation) acqu...

Structural Analysis of Glycosylated Peptides in Complex Mixtures with Ion Trap MSn

Structural Analysis of Glycosylated Peptides in Complex Mixtures with Ion Trap MS n Shiaw-Lin Wu, Pavel Bondarenko, Tom Shaler, Paul Shieh, and William S. Hancock Protein Glycosylation ...

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

...design and characterize novel catalysts for the efficient conversion of the complex molecules comprising biomass into chemicals and fuels. Massachusetts In...iversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) $19.5 million for five years to study complex material structures on the nanoscale to identify key features for their pot...

Growth spurts

...e is the Larry and Diane Bock professor of Nanotechnology, "This direct observation of nanocrystal growth trajectories revealed a set of pathways more complex than those previously envisioned and enables us to re-think the nanocrystal growth mechanism with an eye towards more controlled synthesis." The S...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

...ans an option that can potentially reduce the number of stents used in more complex cases, simplifying procedures and reducing costs. It affords a more efficie...gistry, which enrolled a broad spectrum of patients, includes patients with complex lesions (e.g., long lesions, total occlusions, in-stent restenosis). The co...

The Breast Cancer Therapeutics Market in Australia

...al & Biotechnology Growth Partnership Services programme. With continuous access to intelligence and resources from all seven perspectives of the complex Business Universe, the Growth Partnership Services programme ensures that you and your Growth Team(TM) are able to maintain a 360 Degree Perspective o...

Knighted Adds Industry Pioneer and Entrepreneur to Senior Management Team

...c. has been providing advanced logistics and distribution solutions capable of handling a wide range of business scenarios, from a single warehouse to complex multi-facility distribution centers since 1995. Knighted develops world class software and implements turnkey solutions from its corporate offices lo...

New angle on gecko research

...s through an appreciation of how evolution has crafted its own solutions to complex problems. The goal of Russell's research is to try to understand this complex traction system and to apply this knowledge to the development of commercia...

Beckman Coulter Completes Acquisition of Olympus' Lab-Based Diagnostics Business

... manufacturer and marketer of products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing, announced today the completion of the acquisition of Ol...s, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical tests. More than 200,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in lab...

IIVS Announces Initiation by EPA of a Pilot Program to Evaluate Non-Animal Eye-Irritation Methods

...ds" said Dr Rodger Curren, President of IIVS. "IIVS was proud to contribute our experience and scientific expertise to both generate and analyze these complex data sets. We deeply appreciate the credence the EPA's leadership gives to in vitro methods and hope that this will lead to EPA guidelines that will...

Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

... that exist in our operations and business environment, including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties that are inherent in the development of complex biologics and in the conduct of human clinical trials, including the timing, costs and outcomes of such trials, our ability to obtain necessary fundin...

Transave Enters Into Cooperative Research Agreement With NIH To Study ARIKACE(TM) In Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

...to identify treatment recommendations, and no new drugs have been assessed for this disease in many years. "Patients with Mycobacterium avium complex or Mycobacterium abscessus lung disease have limited options, which is why we welcome the opportunity to collaborate with NIAID to study this new tr...

PROTOMED SA Chooses HyperWorks to Simulate Implantable Medical Devices

...liable solutions for the medical device market." HyperWorks delivers complex models and procedures for biomedical applications with high-fidelity simula...pability to quickly and easily model detailed geometry to the simulation of complex physical and biological processes, HyperWorks is an enterprise simulation s...

NIST scientists study how to stack the deck for organic solar power

...ty as a result of recent work* at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), where scientists have deepened their understanding of the complex organic films at the heart of the devices. Organic photovoltaics, which rely on organic molecules to capture sunlight and convert it into electrici...

Cardium Provides Update on Phase 2b Excellarate Clinical Study and Plans for Additional Tissue Repair Applications

... that exist in our operations and business environment, including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties that are inherent in the development of complex biologics and in the conduct of human clinical trials, including the timing, costs and outcomes of such trials, our ability to obtain necessary fundin...

Beckman Coulter Declares Quarterly Dividend Payout of $0.17 Per Share

...) Beckman Coulter, Inc., based in Orange County, California, develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical tests. More than 200,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in laboratories around the world, supplying critical information for improving pa...

Sechrist Industries, World Leader in Hyperbaric Chambers, Announces Edward Pulwer as President/CEO

...nstalled base of single-place hyperbaric chambers worldwide and has, for many years, led the industry in innovation and technological advances in this complex medical platform. Mr. Pulwer joins Sechrist with over 25 years experience in medical technology, most recently with Cardinal Health where he wa...

Histogen Hair Regrowth Clinical Trial Presented at ISHRS Annual Meeting

...uation of safety in the clinical application of Histogen's Hair Stimulating complex (HSC), formerly known as ReGenica. The 24 subject clinical trial was design...product portfolio. Histogen has two product families - a proprietary liquid complex of embryonic-like proteins and growth factors, and a human Extracellular Ma...

St. John's Hospital Acquires Latest Technology in Robotic-Assisted Surgery

...ched nationally in April and provides surgeons with unparalleled precision, dexterity and control that allow for a minimally invasive approach to many complex surgical procedures. The da Vinci robot allows a surgeon to operate through a console adjacent to the operating table. Unlike normal lapar...

Vistaar and the Professional Pricing Society Partner to Present Premier Symposium for Pricing Practitioners

...ue insights on techniques that help reduce pricing conflicts within today's complex and often short-sighted organizations. This event, "Pricing to Sur...the economic downturn. The event is intended for innovative companies with complex pricing environments across a broad range of industries, including life sci...

Human Genome Sciences Announces New Order for Raxibacumab (ABthrax(TM)) from U.S. Government

... the anthrax toxins are produced by the bacteria, protective antigen binds to the anthrax toxin receptor on cell surfaces and forms a protein-receptor complex that makes it possible for the anthrax toxins to enter the cells. Raxibacumab blocks the binding of protective antigen to cell surfaces and prevents t...

Axial Biotech Enters Partnership with the University of Utah to Utilize the Utah Population Database to Develop Personalized Diagnostic Tests for Spine Disorders

... Utah has an ideal population of extended families with multiple generations whose medical histories can be used to quickly determine heritability of complex diseases. As a result of high rates of immigration to Utah from a broad array of ethnic backgrounds, the heterogeneity allows for population studies r...

Specialty Technical Consultants becomes Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)

...ndustry are a scarce and valuable commodity. STC delivers on its slogan "EHS solutions for business results" by helping clients manage complex worker safety and environmental challenges as business issues, rather than as engineering or legal obstacles. STC has a long list of well-satisfied r...

Muscular protein bond -- strongest yet found in nature

...chanical stability in the titin-telethonin protein complex show it to be a highly "directed" bond, extremely ...iological stress. Thus even at the nanoscale, this complex is oriented to resist forces that reflect the macr...r contraction and relaxation, the titin-telethonin complex is the strongest protein bond found so far in natu...

NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video

...t and similar to a laser pointer. When an object is placed into path of the microscope's beam, the object scatters some of the beam's light into a complex diffraction pattern. The scattered light overlaps with the original beam to create an interference pattern reminiscent of overlapping ripples in a poo...

Understanding Managed Markets: Effective Market Research Structures & Activities to Maximize Payer Access & Insights

...hmarked companies have explored the concept of offering warranties, but most find their usefulness limited due to unpredictable patient compliance and complex Medicaid-related CMS submissions. The warranty concept seems best applied for novel drugs in unique therapeutic categories where Medicaid is not a maj...

Big Pharma to Big Biopharma: Frost & Sullivan Examines the Latest M&A Trends and Opportunities

...impact on funding availability coupled with an average 30 per cent decline in the value of biotech firms, means that outright acquisitions rather than complex licensing deals are an attractive proposition," concludes Gopinathan. To participate in this briefing, please email Patrick Cairns at patric...

Encorium Group Completes Sale of its U.S. Business to Pierrel Research USA; Announces Management Changes

...clinical research organization specializing in the design and management of complex clinical trials and Patient Registries for the pharmaceutical, biotechnolog...espiratory medicine. Encorium believes that its expertise in the design of complex clinical trials, its therapeutic experience and commitment to excellence, a...
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