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QLT reports initial proof of concept data for punctal plug delivery technology

Small study supports the potential for QLT's drug elution technology to reduce and sustain intraocular pressure VANCOUVER, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc. (NASDAQ: QLTI; TSX: QLT) announced today results from a proof of concept trial conducted by QLT's wholly-owned subs...

Victhom announces promising results on the proof of concept for its unique closed-loop neuromodulation system

QUEBEC CITY, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Victhom Human Bionics Inc. (Victhom, TSX: VHB) today disclosed initial results from the ongoing human clinical trial of its Closed-Loop neuromodulation System (CLS) used in the Neurostep(TM) for the treatment of patients suffering from foot drop s...

JADO Reports Clinical Proof of Concept With Raft Modulator in Atopic Dermatitis

DRESDEN, Germany, February 18 /PRNewswire/ -- JADO Technologies GmbH, the leading developer of RAFT intervention therapeutics, announced today positive results from a Phase IIa clinical trial of its lead RAFT modulator TF002 in patients with severe atopic dermatitis. TF002, a topical formulati...

High schooler's concept wins Eau Claire business contest

Madison, Wis. - When it comes to business development in Wisconsin, most investors focus on the state's universities for their next success story. But as a recent competition in Eau Claire shows, it doesn't take a college degree to get good ideas. The Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corp...

Branding around the community brand concept

With some one thousand theme-based cities being developed at a phenomenal rate here in the GCC , the branding and name identities of such projects become nightmares. In size, they typically range between a few acres to even a single large dwelling. Now this requires a new definition of the te...

NeurogesX Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...levels of acetaminophen. NGX-6052, the most advanced molecule synthesized in NeurogesX' opioid prodrug platform, has been evaluated in proof of concept in vivo and in vitro preclinical studies for its potential to deliver therapeutic efficacy with a potentially improved side effect profile and pos...

Viral Genetics Creates Subsidiary to Develop Cancer Therapy

...of the new company. He will focus on bringing this concept forward into clinic trials and expanding the indic...ing," said Dr. Trauger. "Metabolic disruption is a concept that has tantalized cancer researchers for decades... finally have the knowledge and tools to turn this concept into a clinical reality." Dr Karen Newell a...

Omnio Healer Selects Eden Biodesign for cGMP Production of its Candidate Wound Healing and Anti-Infection Treatments

...de process development and cGMP production services relating to Omnio Healer's lead recombinant protein candidate. Based on a novel therapeutic concept for wound healing and anti-infection, Omnio Healer is developing drug candidates with potent pro-inflammatory functions. The agreement with Eden Biode...

Amgen to Collaborate With GlaxoSmithKline to Commercialize Denosumab in Europe for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis (PMO)

...ll as for the discovery and development of new products. Discovery or identification of new product candidates cannot be guaranteed and movement from concept to product is uncertain; consequently, there can be no guarantee that any particular product candidate will be successful and become a commercial prod...

Digitas Health Expands Adding Two Key Locations

...within Digitas and beyond who have healthcare and emerging media experience and the significant interest to expand this very successful Digitas Health concept for our clients across the globe," said Kramer. Leading marketing efforts, Kirk Williamson brings 18 years of consumer and healthcare marketing...

Growing Awareness and Increased Investments Lead to Growth of Biotechnology Applications in the Food & Beverage and Dietary Supplements Sector, Reveals Frost & Sullivan

...ments whereas F&B comprises the rest 13 percent. In food, probiotics have for long been used in the global market; this is a moderately new concept in India. Commonly dairy foods have been fortified with probiotic strains in India such as Dahi / Yoghurt, Lassi and Ice cream. Dietary supplement is ...

Varian Medical Systems to Showcase a Wide Spectrum of New and Updated Products That Improve Radiotherapy Treatment Processes at 2009 AAPM Meeting

...ent information about the position of a targeted tumor, and adapt a patient's treatment accordingly. The technologies in this part of the exhibit are concept devices under development and not available for sale. Varian Sponsored Users Meeting at AAPM Prior to the start of the AAPM ...

Muscular protein bond -- strongest yet found in nature

...at holds fast when pulled upward but otherwise uncouples easily. The researchers anticipate that directedness of protein bonds will be an important concept in studying a variety of other molecular complexes that nature subjects to mechanical strain in living organisms. Better understanding could potential...

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

...tees/Warranties: Eighty percent of benchmarked companies have explored the concept of offering warranties, but most find their usefulness limited due to unpre...tient compliance and complex Medicaid-related CMS submissions. The warranty concept seems best applied for novel drugs in unique therapeutic categories where M...

Novel Product for the Prevention of Post-Surgical Adhesion Formation Completes Phase I Clinical Study

...ndation for proceeding to the next phase, proof of concept study in patients,' said Fredrik Sjovall, CEO of PharmaSurgics, adding 'the proof of concept study in patients of flexor tendon repair surgery ...wound healing after surgery. PharmaSurgics product concept is based on proprietary synthetic peptides which h...

Stem Cell Cord Blood 'Banking' Is Huge Global Business for Hospitals, Says CEO of Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc.

...ndia are naturally interested in providing cord blood banking facilities to their patients and the overall awareness of this stem cell storage banking concept is catching on fast." Bio-Matrix recently announced a new company marketing program aimed specifically at hospitals and research centers interested i...

Intellikine Completes $51 Million Financing

... "I am very much looking forward to working with the management team and board to build the company and, in particular, to establish clinical proof of concept for the company's lead programs." About Intellikine Intellikine is a leader in the discovery and development of novel, small molecule therapi...

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

... and Storing of Endoscopes II-37 Storing II-37 Cleaning II-38 4. Product Innovations/Introductions II-39 Olympus Medical to Introduce concept Model Endoscopic System II-39 Fujinon Unveils Fully Digital Endoscope System II-39 Smith & Nephew Introduces New Hip Access Cannula II-39 ...

IKARIA(R) to In-License BioLineRx's BL-1040

... unmet need remains very high." "This agreement is consistent with our business model of developing early-stage programs through human Proof of concept trials and ultimately partnering with a global therapeutics company that has the expertise and resources to complete development and commercialization...

Clavis Pharma Raises NOK 129 Million (USD 20 Million) in a Private Placement to Fund Further Development of its Pipeline of Novel Anticancer Drug Candidates

...6 in pancreatic cancer c. Complete Phase I study for Oral CP-4126 in various solid cancers ii) Achieve pre-clinical proof of concept for CP-4200 iii) Place the company in a position of strength from which to negotiate appropriate partnership agreements as well as for ge...

CSOFT Announces Introduction of L10NPRO 3.0 at 6th Annual Worldwide Summit in Beijing

...for the system to "learn" in order to process various file formats. EM is a cutting-edge technology developed within CSOFT that borrows the concept of Translation Memory (TM) technology. EM will provide engineers with the ability to reuse previous engineering work performed for the same file ty...

O2h and Hypoxium Announce an Agreement to Offer Hypoxium's Specialised In Vitro, Cell-Based Oncology Assays via O2h's Biology Affiliate Program

...and industry focused pre-clinical solutions, to assist in the development of novel therapies for oncology. Hypoxium can support projects from proof-of concept through to pre-clinical evaluation of new chemical entities. Since its formation, Hypoxium has attracted a wide range of clients and successfully deli...

CEL-SCI Files Patent Application to Support Company's Treatment for More Virulent Strain of H1N1 Swine and Other Influenza Viruses

... has previously demonstrated the ability to induce and elicit protective immunity and antigen specific antibody production in animal models. The concept behind the L.E.A.P.S. technology is to directly mimic cell/cell interactions on the dendritic and T-cell surface with synthetic peptides. The L.E.A.P....

Biovista Inc. Announces Positive Efficacy Results in a Pre-Clinical Trial of its BVA-601 Repositioned Drug for Epilepsy

...nturies. Some of the stigma continues today in many countries impacting the quality of life of people with the disorder. In the animal proof of concept trial, BVA-601 was compared to diazepam, a potent anti-epileptic drug that is efficient in reducing epileptic activity but has troubling adverse event...

Amgen to Participate in Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting in August

... Discovery or identification of new product candidates or development of new indications for existing products cannot be guaranteed and movement from concept to product is uncertain; consequently, there can be no guarantee that any particular product candidate or development of a new indication for an exist...

Matthew Lehman of SPRI Clinical Trials Speaks On Designing Trials For Success At The Trout Group Investor Relations Seminar

...e of this "program drift" and plan accordingly, Lehman said. "Management must keep the program on track by getting to the meaningful proof of the concept quickly, killing losers swiftly and honestly, and investing in the planning of clinical development to ensure data quality," he said. "Investors shou...

Innocoll Announces Provisional Findings From Its Three Phase 2 Clinical Trials Investigating CollaRx(R) GENTAMICIN TOPICAL for the Treatment and Prevention of Diabetic Foot Infections

...ology achieves a high concentration of drug at the target tissue, while maintaining low systemic levels well below the toxicity threshold. The product concept and technology is featured in an article co-authored by David G Armstrong and Andrew Boulton et al in this month's Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery (...

Phase II Trial Demonstrates Elacytarabine May Increase Survival Threefold in Patients With Late-Stage Leukaemia

...s elacytarabine Phase II study in AML, particularly as this is a very difficult patient population to treat. The results represent a clinical proof of concept for elacytarabine as an improved treatment for AML and also validate the potential of our Lipid Vector Technology to produce cancer drugs with enhance...

PTC Therapeutics Receives $2.6 Million in Government Grants

...a functioning protein. Ataluren is a potential therapy for patients with nonsense mutation genetic disorders. Ataluren has demonstrated proof of concept in Phase 2a clinical trials and is currently in a registration-directed pivotal study with the goal of demonstrating that allowing expression of a cri...

Platoon Fitness Announces Platoon University

...itness: For more than 10 years, the instructors at Platoon have been practicing CANI (constant and never-ending improvement) by studying every fitness concept there is. We have taken the best of everything out there and created the Platoon Fitness Training System. At Platoon, we train the body the way it was...

Genedata Launches Expressionist with Expanded Mass Spectrometry Biomarker Discovery Capabilities

...Agilent Q-TOF and GC-MS instruments to the wide list of already supported hardware platforms and vendor formats. Building on a powerful technology hub concept for raw MS data processing, peak identification and annotation tools in Expressionist have been enhanced to offer direct links to search engines and d...

AEterna Zentaris Presents Data Supporting Evaluation of AEZS-108 in Prostate Cancer at ASCO Meeting

... hormonal treatment with LHRH agonists retain the expression of LHRH receptors; - The continued expression of these receptors supports the concept of targeting prostatic LHRH receptors to deliver cytotoxic therapy based on LHRH analogs, such as AEZS-108. A copy of the abstract i...

CEL-SCI Developing Immune-Based Treatment Against Swine and Other H1N1 Flu Viruses Using Proprietary L.E.A.P.S. Technology

... has previously demonstrated the ability to induce and elicit protective immunity and antigen specific antibody production in animal models. The concept behind the L.E.A.P.S. technology is to directly mimic cell/cell interactions on the dendritic and T-cell surface with synthetic peptides. The L.E.A.P....

Amgen Exercises Option for Exclusive License to Cytokinetics' Cardiac Contractility Program That Includes CK-1827452

... Discovery or identification of new product candidates or development of new indications for existing products cannot be guaranteed and movement from concept to product is uncertain; consequently, there can be no guarantee that any particular product candidate or development of a new indication for an exist...

InspireMD Announce the Completion of Enrollment for the MAGICAL Trial (MGuard(TM) in Acute Myocardial Infarction) at EuroPCR '09. Results Will be Presented May 21st by Dr. Dariusz Dudek at the InspireMD Cocktail Reception Debate Chaired by Prof. Martin Le

...ure is a benefit of the sleeve which may lead to lower risk of restenosis. MGuard(TM) is CE Mark approved. The MGuard(TM) Coronary's innovative concept has enjoyed an enthusiastic welcome from leading interventional cardiologists around the world. About InspireMD InspireMD Ltd. is an inn...

Physician's Organization Makes History by Publishing U.S.'s First Adult Stem Cell Guidelines (ASCTA Drives Safe Stem Cell Practices)

...uidelines represent the world's first clinical guidelines designed to facilitate safe stem cell therapy practice. A key aspect of the document is the concept that adult stem cell therapy with the patient's own cells is governed under the practice of medicine, not under drug production guidelines.  ...

Canadian research team reports major breakthrough in lithium battery technology

...tions by tackling the contact issue at the nanoscale level. Although they say the same approach could be used with other materials, for their proof of concept study they chose a member of a highly structured and porous carbon family called mesoporous carbon. At the nanoscale level, this type of carbon has a ...

Now Available: State-of-the-Art Gait Training Device to Help Millions Walk More Normally Again

...tual Walker was sparked 12 years ago while Professor Baram was designing a mechanism for NASA to navigate low-flying helicopters around obstacles. The concept of the design, which Professor Baram later applied to development of the GaitAid trainer, is that the optical images of objects help the observer navi...

10,000 New Jobs, Investments Increased

...ociation (VCI). These figures, based on a new industry estimate, were presented during a press conference at the ACHEMA 2009 in Frankfurt. "The German concept of chemical parks is successful and has a promising future," noted Juszak. Michael Pfeiffer, Chief Executive of Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI), con...

NeurogesX Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...vels of acetaminophen. NGX-6052, the most advanced molecule synthesized in NeurogesX' opioid prodrug platform, has been evaluated in proof of concept in vivo and in vitro preclinical studies for its potential to deliver therapeutic efficacy with a potential for an improved side effect profile ...
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