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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...

Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. Collaborating With Stanford University on Developing a Front End Microfluidic-Based Sample Preparation System for Pyrosequencing Platforms

DUBLIN, Calif., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. (MBI) is collaborating with Stanford University to develop a front-end microfluidic based sample preparation system to generate template libraries for next generation Pyrosequencing. The goal of the project is to automate ...

Federal command center is at the front line of defense for public health emergencies

WASHINGTON A strain of avian influenza is detected on a poultry farm in Texas. Soon, there are reports of the same flu strain on farms in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. How can health officials be mobilized to stop the flu from making the leap from birds to humans? That process may well...

From the YP Front Lines

MILWAUKEE -- So Ive been hanging with 42 YP leaders from across the US this week. Theyre summiting in Milwaukee for the first ever national YP come-together. And theyre blowing me away. Here are my key learnings: - They know how to command media attention. If these folks were my PR team, NGC wou...

Wisconsin companies on the front lines in the war against cancer

It seems I cant go more than a few weeks without hearing about someone a friend, a relative, a business acquaintance who has been diagnosed with cancer. Thats the bad news. The good news is that, in general, their chances of survival are getting better by the day. Society is slowing winning...

Media-savvy workers: New front in the War for Talent

A new front in the War for Talent is opening up. Tens of millions of people adept at using interactive technology and media are set to join, or are already in, the workforce - bringing expectations, skills and ways of working that will revolutionize the workplace. Those organizations that can ins...

Yongye International Announces Branded Store Network Increases Over 40% to 5,000 Stores

...each store owner to feature Yongye products in a prominent fashion, display brochures and advertisements for Company products, and transform the store front to prominently feature Yongye's brand name so it is highly visible from the street. Yongye branded stores are supported by intensive banner advertisin...

Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for 2009 Second Quarter

...ur operational growth. In fact, we grew sales in most regions around the world on an operational basis. Achieving operational growth on such a broad front in the midst of a severe global recession is no small feat," said Hassan. Regarding the company's R&D strength, the company highlighted...

Miami Beach Real Estate Attorney Opens Miami Real Estate Brokerage for International Luxury Miami Beach Condo Buyers From Distressed Sellers

...ion of legal and Realty services to assist domestic and international buyers purchasing Miami Beach luxury real estate in Miami Beach, typically ocean front condos and homes. "Cash buyers rule the current market" notes Folland, adding "luxury buyers feel now is the best time to buy...

Spanish Government Selects Novavax's VLP Technology for Comprehensive Flu Vaccine Solution in Spain

...y and complex processes, but we are confident that our knowledge in this area along with Novavax's extensive experience will enable us to fight on the front line against the devastating effects of influenza virus infection." ABOUT ROVI ROVI is a fully integrated, profitable Spanish specialty pha...

MEDS World, LLC Provides Multiple Environments with Designed Solutions - Wherever People Congregate, MEDS Odor Elimination Solutions Offer Eco-Friendly, Odor-Free Air

...in times. MEDS products offer "whole house" solutions to odor remediation for the hospitality industry. From check-in to check-out, from the front of the house to the back of the house, housekeeping and maintenance departments all benefit from the MEDS solutions to every day challenges. Law enfo...

Does Synthetic Biology Need Synthesized Ethics?

...mplications," said David Rejeski, director of the Synthetic Biology Project. "Synthetic biology provides both a test case and an opportunity to get in front of these issues." The report explores the differences between physical and non-physical harms and pro-actionary and pre-cautionary frameworks, in...

Covance to Present at the Drug Information Association's 45th Annual Meeting

...ases of Clinical Research" 1:30 p.m. | Speaker: Russ Dixon, MD, medical director, early clinical development "EDC front to Back: Streamline Processes End-to-End for True Operational Benefit" 3:30 p.m. | Speaker: Ross Rothmeier, senior director, EDC port...

Lumbar Matrix(TM) Scan From SpineMatrix(R) Revolutionizes the Diagnosis of Low Back Pain

... Standing relaxed with arms at side (baseline) Flexing at the hips to a 20-degree angle Standing with arms outstretched in front holding a three-pound weight in each hand The image of the bioelectric signals produced by the low back muscles indicates the precis...

UCB and Crohn's Disease Working Group Award $175,000 in Research Grants to Gastroenterology Fellows

...ersity of Chicago Tasneem Ahmed, Cleveland Clinic "UCB is committed to providing meaningful medicines, resources and programs to people on the front lines of treating inflammatory bowel disease," said Olav Hellebo, UCB's President of Immunology Operations. "We are thrilled to support the efforts of...

ElutraSep Inc. Announces the Launch of the Cryptonite™ HV Filter Module for Cryptosporidium and Giardia Testing

... Jason. "We believe that the competitive costs of the modules, excellent recoveries and simplified workflows will quickly bring Cryptonite to the front of the pack". Further information may be obtained by visiting the ElutraSep website www.elutrasep.com or by calling 770-781-5080 Elutra...

New Danish research shows how oil gets stuck underground

...the last two years. Tue Hassenkam originally became interested in chalk because he found the algae casings so beautiful. Today, after a year's work in front of a microscope, he is glad that his work also has a practical application. An understanding of how the oil clings to the chalk can possibly help deve...

A Global View: NanoLogix Creates Science Advisory Board

...s has been an Emergency Room physician for almost thirty-five years. During his tenure at Boulder Community Hospital, Dr. Watts has often been on the front line of treating patients with life threatening diseases, and has a practical understanding of the needs in rapid response medicine. His contribution...

Neurocrine Biosciences Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...mpany incurred $4.8 million in cease-use expense during the first quarter of 2009 due to a change in assumptions on timing of tenant occupancy for the front building of its campus. The Company's balance sheet on March 31, 2009 reflected total assets of $101.0 million, including cash, cash equivalents...

First oral uveitis drug reduces both inflammation and recurrence in potentially blinding eye disease

...ignificant (p=0.045), thus confirming the positive results from LX211-01. In study LX211-03, treated patients reduced the cellular response in the front of the eye from an average of more than 25 white blood cells per high power microscopic field to an average of 6 to 10 cells per high power field. How...

Pulmo BioTech Inc. Announces Paper to be Presented at Symposium

...cations are that PulmoBind could be highly effective in the early stage diagnosis of Pulmonary Hypertension, a condition for which there is no current front line diagnostic test. The addressable market for the product candidates being developed by PulmoScience is believed by the company to be worth in exce...

Sandia researchers construct carbon nanotube device that can detect colors of the rainbow

...e in the molecule, which in turn causes a threshold shift on a transistor made from a single-walled carbon nanotube. "In our eyes the neuron is in front of the retinal molecule, so the light has to transmit through the neuron to hit the molecule," says Sandia researcher Xinjian Zhou. "We placed the nan...

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

...s A. Sanders, Lead Director of Genentech, Inc., and Anthony B. Evnin, Managing General Partner of Venrock Associates, should resign, as they have been front and center in our dialogue with the company, and have ignored our sound advice. Respectfully submitted, XMARK OPPORTUNITY PARTNERS, LLC ...

Prime Health Network and Its Patients Thrive in Tough Economic Times on the InstaMed Network

...'s solutions -- which include eligibility, point of service estimation, payment processing, clearinghouse services and online bill payment -- in their front and back offices and on the web, Prime has seen a 24% increase in patient collections as well as a 10% reduction in their costs to collect, post and r...

Shire's Project Playground Gives Boost to Philadelphia

...two years, has seen its share of crime and poverty over the years. Two local children shared their excitement and gratitude for Project Playground in front of the crowd in English and Spanish. Shire PLC Shire's strategic goal is to become the leading specialty biopharmaceutical company that focus...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Novagali Pharma for Innovation in Ophthalmic Therapies

... research truly encompassing all segments of the eye, Novagali's Novasorb is optimized to treat a number of diseases by improving drug delivery to the front of the eye, while the minimally-invasive Eyeject intra-ocular platform offers improvements over existing implant technology in treating challenging di...

Cell Therapeutics Exercises Its Option to Sell Interest in Zevalin Joint Venture to Spectrum Pharmaceuticals for $18 Million

...in December, 2007 and having the foresight to bring the first line consolidation for indolent NHL data to the FDA for potential label expansion in the front line consolidation setting. With the progress we made in removing many of the barriers that prevent its more widespread use, we are confident Spectrum...

Yongye Biotechnology Announces Preliminary Results for Fiscal Year 2008

... cleaned and upgraded to meet the Company's national standards. Once a store becomes a Yongye branded store, Yongye's name is prominently displayed in front of the store, and its products are featured as headline products throughout the store through the use of various visual identity items. Storeowners re...

Yongye Biotechnology International to Expand its Network of Branded Stores

... cleaned and upgraded to meet the Company's national standards. Once a store becomes a Yongye branded store, Yongye's name is prominently displayed in front of the store, and its products are featured as headline products throughout the store through the use of various visual identity items. Storeowners re...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

...l chaperone compounds for lysosomal storage disorders, Amigal, Plicera and AT2220. In this collaboration, valued at up to $440 million including an up front payment and success based clinical and sales milestones and excluding royalties and cost sharing, Shire reimburses world-wide development costs on a 5...

Cylene Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase II Clinical Trial of Quarfloxin (CX-3543) in Patients With Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Tumors

...ements in patients' symptoms and biochemical markers, in addition to RECIST tumor response measurements. The first patient was enrolled and treated at front Range Cancer Specialists in Fort Collins, CO under the care of Robert Marschke Jr., M.D. This study is expected to enroll up to 25 patients at several...

Fingerprints provide clues to more than just identity

...d into the mass spectrometer to be measured and analyzed. Researchers placed a section of tape containing a lifted fingerprint on a moving stage in front of the spectrometer. The spectrometer then sprayed small sections of the sample with the charged water droplets, obtaining data for each section and c...

Cell Therapeutics Net Loss Declines as Operating Expenses Decrease By 58% in Third Quarter 2008

...ported a significant decrease in operating expenses compared to the same period in 2007. "We continue to make significant progress on the commercial front with the submission for a label expansion of Zevalin in September and our plan to report top-line results from the pixantrone pivotal trial in Novembe...

NeurogesX Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results

...es, today reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. During the third quarter, NeurogesX made significant progress on the regulatory front and continued pre-commercialization activities to support the potential marketing approvals and launch of NGX-4010. In October 2008, the new drug appl...

Solar power game-changer: 'Near perfect' absorption of sunlight, from all angles

...rough it from a specific range of angles. Eyeglass lenses, for example, will absorb and transmit quite a bit of light from a light source directly in front of them, but those same lenses would absorb and transmit considerably less light if the light source were off to the side or on the wearer's periphery...

Genmab Announces Results for the First Nine Months of 2008

...Phase II studies. Data from all three are expected in 2009. We announced plans to begin four studies with ofatumumab this year: 1) Phase III CLL front line chlorambucil combination study. 2) Phase II CLL ofatumumab retreatment and maintenance treatment study for patients who have participated i...

Progress toward new storage media

...r compound. To make the stripe structures technologically useful, the switching process must be adapted to room-temperature conditions; work on this front is already at an advanced stage. ...

WEHI Spin-Out MuriGen Restructures G-CSF Antagonist Program With CSL

...thritis. Over many decades, advances and discoveries in these areas have led to significant benefits for patients throughout the world. WEHI is in the front line of the biotechnology revolution, using advances in genetics, bioinformatics and structural biology to help develop individualised therapies and m...

Campus Celebrates Historic Milestone

...diabetes, obesity, brain development, liver disease and osteoarthritis. The ceremony was held at the main entrance on Research Campus Drive near the front steps into the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building. The public was invited to park in the new parking deck adjacent to the site of the event. ...

GeoVax Presents Data at AIDS Vaccine 2008 Conference

...vaccination positively increased CD8 T cell and antibody responses. "As the entire world tries to find a solution for the HIV/AIDS crisis, GeoVax, a front runner in the search for an effective vaccine, is on the verge of entering Phase 2 trials," said Bob McNally, CEO and President of GeoVax Labs, Inc. "...
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