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Pro Hockey Player Fernando Pisani Looks to Shoot and Score Against Ulcerative Colitis

As Part of "In the Zone for UC" Campaign, Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. Will Donate $5,000 to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America for Each Point Pisani Scores During 2008-2009 Season HORSHAM, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. announced today a partnership wit...

Derma Sciences Expands Direct Sales Force for Advanced Wound Care, Looks to Double Again in 2008

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI), a provider of advanced wound care products, said that it has increased its direct-sales staff significantly, based on a number of new products that are finding favor in target markets. The compa...

Young Professionals of Milwaukee Celebrates Its Third Birthday, Looks To The Future

Kimberly M. Simon, left, and Charletta D. Flowers, right, who work for Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls, enjoyed networking with Gail E. Holmes, who works for the Energizer Battery Company in St. Louis. On Tuesday, August 17th, 2004, the Young Professionals of Milwaukee (YPM) threw an elabora...

Sonic Foundry triples revenue, looks for profit next year

Madison, Wis. Sonic Foundry Inc. increased sales of its media products and tripled its 2004 revenue to $4.4 million, up from $1.3 million last year, the company said on Thursday. That leaves the company with an overall loss this year of $5.4 million. Last year, operational losses were great...

New Madison VC firm Badger Ventures looks for next big IT entrepreneurs

David Redick knows something about venture capital, having received plenty of it in his time as a telecom entrepreneur. Now Redick, a longtime denizen of Silicon Valley and recent emigrant to Madison, has jumped to the other side of the aisle with Badger Ventures of Wisconsin , a nascent ventur...

Alliance looks to create the right chemistry in SE Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wis. On a day when the fledgling Biomedical Technology Alliance (BTA) took a major step from concept to reality, receiving $500,000 from the Wisconsin Dept. of Commerce and another $500,000 in matching grants, it was an anecdote from a chemistry professor that showed the promise for f...

Venture Investors looks to fund 20 companies

Madison, Wis. - Since its inception, Venture Investors has emphasized the "entrepreneur-in-residence" model that was popularized on the coasts, and it now has amassed enough capital to invest in 20 additional early-stage businesses. The Madison-based venture capital firm announced it has rai...

David Brooks: Segmented nation looks for solidarity amid IT-powered niches

Madison, Wis. - New York Times columnist David Brooks has chronicled a few revolutions during his career, and he believes American society is in the midst of two fundamental changes - a neuro science and genetics revolution and an information technology revolution that promotes individual pow...

UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute

...to make the fruits of our world-class faculty's research available to the public as rapidly as possible," said UCLA Chancellor Gene Block. "California looks to universities like UCLA for innovative technology. It is fitting then to have these startup companies embedded within the CNSI, whose mission is to ...

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

...ing what happens when a third type of cell, a "cheater," which requires a nutrient but gives nothing back, is introduced into the system. The lab also looks into the role of spatial structure in stabilizing cooperation among cells. Shou completed her postdoctoral work in quantitative biology at the ...

Heart disease: Research off the beating patch

... TUCSON, ARIZ. It is an amazing sight: What looks like a tiny beating heart is actually a piece of synthetic, gauze-like mesh, barely the size of a fingernail, floating in a Petri dish. And yet it kee...

Brain Monitor Eliminates Need for Routine Oxygen With Propofol - Friedberg's Triad Unveiled

...edation. Friedberg's Triad unveiled. Corona del Mar, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2009 -- Your cosmetic surgeon may not improve your looks to your liking, but your anesthesia provider could kill you as quickly as Michael Jackson died. Most healthy patients can safely breathe roo...

USC Hospitals Extend Relationship With Quantros to Manage Compliance and Risk

...ty and quality improvement," noted Chris Bethell, Vice President, Marketing and Product Development, Quantros, Inc. "We are honored that USC looks to us for solutions to support ongoing efforts for managing safety and quality within their organizations and continue the USC tradition of quality an...

King and Pain Therapeutics Announce REMOXY(R) NDA Update

... six-month stability data, and no new clinical trials are required. King remains committed to the development and commercialization of REMOXY(R), and looks forward to working closely with the FDA toward approval of the product. About REMOXY (R) REMOXY, an investigational drug, is a unique, lo...

Scientists create first electronic quantum processor

...e William A. Norton Professor of Applied Physics & Physics at Yale. "But this is the first time they've been possible in an all-electronic device that looks and feels much more like a regular microprocessor." Working with a group of theoretical physicists led by Steven Girvin, the Eugene Higgins Profess...

Assessment of safety and efficacy of human embryonic stem cell therapy

...antation. "We're delighted with these results," said Robert Lanza, Chief Scientific Officer at ACT, and co-senior author of the study. "Everything looks great so far. Based on these and other studies, we're on schedule to file an IND with the FDA to begin human clinical trials sometime in the next 3 or...

Printing New Organs: Foundation Funds Medical Technology That Replicates Human Tissue

...s that are used can be taken from youthful progenitor cells from the patient to replace the older diseased cells. Keith Murphy, CEO of Organovo, looks ahead, "Organovo has an exciting technology platform that has attracted broad investment at a time when capital is not free flowing. The technology h...

HUYA Bioscience Announces Strategic Collaboration With the Shenyang Pharmaceutical University

... these candidates in the U.S. for cardiovascular and oncology indications. "Through our partnership with HUYA, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University looks forward to expanding our international collaborations and gaining broader access to the worldwide markets for our innovative products," said Dr. Shunk...

Genomatica Produces Pure BDO From Natural Sugars

... With downstream processing techniques proven cost-effective, Genomatica looks to develop demonstration plant SAN DIEGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomatica, a sustainable chemicals company, announced today that the company's ...

For Medical Device Makers, a New Software Technology Report, Time to Get Rid of Your Old Code from Full Spectrum Software

...echnical documentation for FDA controlled software projects. The report looks at new software technologies available to medical device makers, particular...t the FDA” In this Software Technology Report, Full Spectrum Software looks at the possible changes at the FDA and how they might affect medical device...

Boston Scientific's SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System Featured in Broad Range of Clinical Studies at Upcoming Digestive Disease Week(R)

...utine use of these technologies. Lead author of the study is Sandeep Patel, M.D. Tuesday, June 2 It looks Like Cholangiocarcinoma -- But is it? Using SpyGlass for Diagnosis of Cholangiocarcinoma in Patients with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (Podium Prese...

Agendia Supports Genentech's Citizen's Petition Urging FDA to Hold In-Vitro Diagnostic Tests to One Set of Scientific and Regulatory Standards

...tro diagnostic regulatory standardization. Agendia commends Genentech for making clinical validation, regulation and patient safety a top priority and looks forward to remaining engaged with key decision makers on this important healthcare issue. For more information, please visit http://www.agendi...

Sanofi Pasteur Receives Seed Virus to Produce New Influenza A(H1N1) Vaccine

...-to-human spread of the virus into at least two countries in one WHO region. "As a company committed to protecting human health, Sanofi Pasteur looks forward to quickly understanding how this virus performs in a vaccine manufacturing environment and developing a working seed that will enable large-s...

Morphotek(R), Inc and Lonza Group Ltd Enter Into Manufacturing Services Agreement

... in supporting the commercial manufacturing of Morphotek's lead compound, farletuzumab," said Stephan Kutzer, Head of Lonza Biopharmaceuticals. "Lonza looks forward to continuing and expanding the Morphotek relationship for both development and manufacturing services using Lonza's proprietary GS Gene Expre...

Boston Scientific Announces Company Schedule for Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions

...ients from the ALTITUDE Clinical Science Program. This observational cohort study analyzes data from more than 100,000 remote monitoring patients and looks at the relative risk of mortality among patients grouped by the percent biventricular pacing therapy they receive. The results will be presented duri...

Fincor (FINC) Makes a Share Transfer and Enters the Market With ACTRx a New Malaria and Dengue Fever Treatment

...chnologies. Fincor, acquired a majority of ACTRx International Inc., which combines several natural drugs to fight Malaria and Dengue fever and looks to become a premier global supplier of Malaria and Dengue cures, preventatives, maintenance and information products and services. According to t...

Health Strategies Group Expands Focus of Pharma Sales Force Effectiveness Service Under New Vision and Name

...ent for the upcoming year as well as scenarios looking five years into the future. Reflecting the perspectives of multiple stakeholders, each analysis looks at several key factors affecting sales and customer relationships, including how individual sales forces are rated, how their competitors compare, and...

Waters and University of Warwick Sign Research Agreement Designed to Foster Adoption of Novel MS Technologies

...ement is not based on reputation alone; it is based on a long-standing relationship with the University and Prof. James Scrivens in particular. Waters looks forward to taking this relationship to the next level through mutually beneficial research and a world-class educational resource for life scientists ...

Pharmaceutical Institute Launches New Training Series Focused on Managed Markets Excellence

... coverage of specialty drugs. Commercial Managed Care - Managed care plans come in many varieties and serve different purposes. This course looks at the characteristics of the different types of managed care organizations (MCOs), the different types of benefit and formulary design, the various m...

New security and medical sensor devices made possible by metallic nanostructures

...ndings. The nanostructures are each about 500 times smaller than the width of a human hair. One is shaped like a flat circular disk while the other looks like a doughnut with a hole in the middle. When brought together they interact with light very differently to the way they behave on their own. The sc...

Amorcyte Reports Phase I Results of AMR-001 to Improve Recovery From Severe Heart Attack at ACC Annual Scientific Session

...ct. This summation of prior studies supports Amorcyte's subsequent prospective findings. "Having successfully confirmed a dose effect, Amorcyte looks forward to proceeding with a larger prospective randomized trial and furthering our clinical program with AMR-001," said Andrew Pecora, M.D., Chairman...

Cochlear Americas Provides Support for Cochlear Implant Recipients to Pursue Higher Education

...cs in high school, placing sixth in the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament his senior year. Tyler is currently pursuing a degree in exercise science and looks forward to having a positive impact on the health of others. The winners were announced at an award ceremony held March 29 as p...

DNA 11 Unveils Modern-Day Family Portraits at The Museum of Science and Industry's Smart Home: Green + WIRED Exhibit

...reneurism' that challenge convention," says Howard Mittman, Publisher of WIRED. "The modern aesthetic of the DNA family portrait not only looks great, but it offers an innovative approach to personalized art." Currently, DNA 11 can combine the DNA portraits of up to four people in a ...

U.S. Distributor Debut for PAKSCAN - a Pouch & Sachet Leak Tester Machine from Ireland-based Sepha Ltd.

...ter packs. We're doing 7 times as much business with pharma-companies in the States through our U.S. distributor now as we were a year ago. The future looks promising too with the new U.S. administration's recent announcement on R&D tax credits seen by industry analysts as an important step in boosting...

Teva Applauds Historic Biotech Competition Legislation

...EO of Teva North America. "But more importantly, it's a law that can provide a vast benefit for all Americans and save billions at the same time. Teva looks forward to working with Congress, the White House and stakeholders nationwide to see their work become a reality," Marth concluded. The average ...

AMDL, Inc. Enters Into Collaboration Agreement to Advance Development of Its AMDL DR-70 (FDP) Cancer Test

...r sensitivity and specificity (i.e. the ability to determine if someone actually has, or does not have, CRC). Through its study with Mayo Clinic, AMDL looks to improve upon negatives found in existing tests. *National Cancer Institute: Cancer Facts and Figures 2008. **Bull World Health Organ: Shike ...

Assembling cells into artificial 3-D microtissues, including a tiny gland

...nd thereby kept a second cell type alive. "What we did is build a little miniaturized, stripped-down system that operates on the same principle and looks like a miniaturized lymph node, an arrangement where two cells communicate with each another and one requires a signal from the other," she said. "The...

Prous Institute Presents Innovative Approach to Drug Discovery

...olecule modulators of autophagy as therapeutic agents for cancer and neurodegeneration (Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease). Another program looks at target-driven drug discovery from natural sources, covering type 2 diabetes, psychological stress and asthma. The Institute's computational tools e...

The Society of Forensic Toxicologists Comments on the National Academy of Sciences' Report on 'Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States'

...c toxicologists at all levels of education and experience. SOFT is committed to the continued advancement of the field of forensic toxicology and looks forward to working with government and other agencies to enhance these programs. The Society of Forensic Toxicologists, Inc. (SOFT) is an organi...

PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. Expands Latin America Operations with Opening of Brazil Office

...chnical expertise and experience. PharmaNet expects the news of a second office in the region to be well received by its clients and the Company looks forward to increasing the number of clinical trials currently taking place in Brazil. The new office will enable the Company to meet the current and f...
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