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Meso Scale Diagnostics' Point of Care Influenza Test Led to the First Identification of A(H1N1) Swine Flu Infection

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC. (MSD) confirmed today that its investigational influenza test was used in detecting the first identified case of infection with the 2009 A(H1N1) swine flu. The MSD(R) Point of Care Influenza Test, which is being developed under...

Elsevier Health Sciences Appoints Dr. David Goldmann Editor-in-Chief of its First Consult Point of Care Resource

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, the leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information, announced today that Dr. David Goldmann has joined Elsevier Health Sciences as Vice President, Editor-in-Chief, First Consult. As Editor-in-Chief, Dr. G...

Spring Point Project Welcomes Second Generation 'Medical-Grade' Piglets

Award recognizes biotechnological advancements on the path to cure diabetes with cells from pigs MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A population of high-health 'medical- grade' pigs may be the missing link for the diabetes cure. By raising premier source pigs in a bios...

Spring Point Project Gains Support of Lions Clubs

Within a year and a half, cells from pigs are to be used in clinical trials on a path to finally cure diabetes MINNEAPOLIS, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lions Clubs of Multiple District 5M (MD5M) recently declared its commitment to support Spring Point Project, a Minnesota non-p...

Spring Point Project Names New Members to Board of Directors

Board members help guide non-profit on path to cure diabetes MINNEAPOLIS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring Point Project, a Minnesota non-profit organization created to expedite the widespread availability of islet tissue for diabetes care, has attracted two well-known experts to its Board...

API and Raw Material Supply Concerns Focal Point of Pharma ChemOutsourcing Conference September 8-9 in New Jersey

LONG BRANCH, N.J., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- When pharmaceutical and biotech chemistry sourcing management gathers in Long Branch, NJ in September to meet at the Pharma ChemOutsourcing Conference & Exhibition, areas of special interest will be starting materials and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredien...

Enigma Diagnostics Announces a European Commission Award of EUR3 Million to Fund the Development of a Point of Care Platform for the Rapid Diagnosis of Influenza Infections

A Fully Automated, Portable Solution for In-Clinic and Out-Reach Influenza Testing PORTON DOWN, England, October 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Enigma Diagnostics, the life sciences company developing rapid molecular diagnostics and detection systems, announces a EUR3 million ...

Advanced Instruments Introduces World's Fastest High Throughput Freezing Point Osmometer

NORWOOD, Mass., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Instruments, Inc. (http://www.aicompanies.com ) today introduced the world's fastest freezing point osmometer to the biotechnology industry. The revolutionary high throughput Multi-Sample 20G Osmometer measures 96 samples in about 35 minutes. D...

Enrollment in Delcath's Pivotal Phase III Metastatic Melanoma Clinical Trial Reaches Halfway Point

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ), a medical technology company testing its proprietary Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion ("PHP") System for the treatment of cancers of the liver, announced today that the first fifty percent (46 of 92) of patients h...

Website and Blog Increase Placement for Medical Sales Recruiter - Providing Sales Winners Calling on the Hospital, Lab and Physician Call Point

Peggy McKee (Recruiter and Owner of PHC Consulting) hasn't felt a down economy at all. PHC Consulting is focused on top sales and sales support talent in the medical industry (laboratory clinical and research, physician call points, medical devices, pharmaceutical, etc). So far, 2008 is a fa...

Website and Blog Increase Placement for Medical Sales Recruiter - Providing Sales Winners Calling on the Hospital, Lab and Physician Call Point

Peggy McKee (Recruiter and Owner of PHC Consulting) hasn't felt a down economy at all. PHC Consulting is focused on top sales and sales support talent in the medical industry (laboratory clinical and research, physician call points, medical devices, pharmaceutical, etc). So far, 2008 is a fa...

UW-Stevens Point Professor Receives Patent Approval For New Technology

Stevens Point, Wis. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will receive the second patent in the universitys history. The WiSys Technology Foundation , an organization that manages intellectual property apart from UW-Madison, has received notice from the U.S. Patent and Trade Office that a pat...

Fiserv plans single entry point for loan processing online

Brookfield, Wis. The information management firm Fiserv announced on Tuesday its plans to create a single point of contact for the delivery of services to Fiserv partners. Currently in development, the Electronic Partner Connection is expected for the first quarter of 2005. By creating a sin...

Delivery of needles in the Capitol missed the point about stem-cell research

Madison, Wis. - During in the Battle of Britain in 1940, Prime Minister Winston Churchill praised the outnumbered pilots who defended the skies against Nazi air power by saying, "Never in the field in human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." If Churchill was around to describe ...

Detection of K-ras Point Mutations in the Pancreas by Constant Denaturing Gel Electrophoresis Using the DCode System

Martin A.O.H. Menke*, Axel Reinecke-Lthge*, Barbara Mllmann*, Angela Kellner, Jutta Lttges*, Gnter Klppel* * Department of Pathology and Department of Hematopathology, Christian- Albrechts University Kiel, Michaelisstrae 11, D-24105 Kiel, Germany. ...

Wisconsin CIOs look for an IT tipping point

Madison, Wis. 2005 is pulling some long-term information technology projects into the spotlight. CIOs in Wisconsin are watching for tipping points, where incremental developments in IT turn into radical new advances in health care, education and other industries. In the days leading up to the...

Growth spurts

... potential for addressing many fundamental issues in materials science, chemistry and other fields of science." Says Dahmen, "From a microscopist's point of view, the ability to observe nanoparticles in liquid solution opens new opportunities in an area that has traditionally been off-limits because ele...

ThermoGenesis Announces Expanded Collaboration With Celling Technologies

...dical device for the concentration of bone marrow-derived stem cells at the point of care. Celling will be the distributor for the Res-Q System in orthopedi...ng stem cells from bone marrow. The Res-Q(TM) 60 BMC (Res-Q), a point of care system that is designed for bone marrow stem cell processing. This...

ThermoGenesis Provides Update on Fiscal 2009 Results

...separate press release today the Company announced that its Res-Q System, a point of care processing device for bone marrow aspirate to concentrate stem cell...ng stem cells from bone marrow. The Res-Q(TM) 60 BMC (Res-Q), a point of care system that is designed for bone marrow stem cell processing. This...

SEQUENOM Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Highlights

...nt at the end of April was immensely disappointing and has resulted in a setback in our molecular diagnostics programs. However, I believe we are at a point where we can look forward to other promising developments for SEQUENOM," said Harry Stylli, PhD, president and CEO of SEQUENOM. "We have made improvem...

iCardiac Expands Sales and Marketing Team

...r serve its rapidly broadening set of customers and channel relationships." "I am proud to join iCardiac at this exciting transformation point in the cardiac core laboratory industry," said Ms. Boyle. "iCardiac has driven a dramatic shift in the industry by establishing the company ...

Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

... for VYVANSE, to include supplemental data that demonstrated significant ADHD symptom control in children aged 6 to 12 from the first time point measured (1.5 hours) through 13 hours post-dose. VYVANSE is now the first and only oral ADHD stimulant treatment to have 13 hour post-dose...

NxStage Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...d developments may cause these expectations and beliefs to change. However, while NxStage may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to do so, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. These forward-l...

New angle on gecko research

...mson. "We show that perception of body orientation determines when the adhesive system is switched on." The scientists discovered that the tipping point which turns on the gecko's adhesive system is 10 degrees. Three of the six geckos studied applied their adhesive system on a 10 degree slope. At 30 de...

Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

...s on an old-style phonograph to make a nanoscale image of the solar cell. The microscope, developed in Ginger's lab to record photocurrent, comes to a point just 10 to 20 nanometers across (a human hair is about 60,000 nanometers wide). The tip is coated with platinum or gold to conduct electrical current,...

Cornerstone Therapeutics Announces Closing of Chiesi Transaction

...velopments will cause our expectations and beliefs to change. However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking statements publicly at some point in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Our forward-look...

Aztech Controls Introduces Standardized Gas Sticks for Semiconductor Tool Hook Up

...r innovative solutions for the delivery and control of specialty gases and process chemicals. These include systems and sub-systems from the source to point of use. You can learn more about Aztech's capabilities @ www.aztechcontrols.com Aztech Controls has been in business for 21 years offering engi...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...tus((R)) and an increase in the risk of cancer, as the authors of the study point out. Clinical studies, which represent the gold standard of evidence, do no... and from the dividend payout. The effective tax rate was 0.6 of a point lower at 29%, in line with the 2008 full-year rate. The share of p...

Cynosure Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...bsequent events and developments will cause its views to change. However, while Cynosure may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Cynosure...

Charging ahead: University of Houston team revealing secrets of electricity-producing materials

...ade into electricity by piezoelectric nanostructures in shoes or in backpacks. White says it's a matter of controlling materials' structures to the point at which considerably more power can be harvested from common activities. "An enormous benefit can be expected in everything from soldiers in th...

MuGard Data From UK Study Shows Prevention of Oral Mucositis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

...ience some level of oral mucositis. This condition varies from a low level of discomfort and pain, up to Grades 3 and 4 which are debilitating to the point of patients discontinuing therapy. To see a result where all or substantially all of the patients using MuGard, and using it prophylactically, are no...

Study Published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Demonstrated Once-Daily Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Improvement of ADHD Symptoms for Children at 13 Hours After Administration

...ADHD) in children aged 6 to 12 from the first time point measured (1.5 hours) up to the last time point assessed (13 hours) after administration.( ) In th...in behavior and attention in children at each time point measured, with improvement at 13 hours after admin...

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

...tes now has a treatment for inhalation anthrax. It has taken HGS nearly seven years of work, much of it in close partnership with BARDA, to reach the point where we have successfully delivered raxibacumab to the Stockpile and secured this second purchase order. We are delighted to have reached this impor...

Signostics Closes Follow-On Financing of US$4 Million, Expands Board of Directors

...logy creates a much more affordable tool to deliver faster diagnosis at the point of care. Our products have many applications that are attractive in many di...rove patient outcomes with a faster, more accessible diagnostic tool at the point of care," Dr. Bartlett concluded. The company has also expanded...

Idenix Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Six Month 2009 Financial Results

...lopments may cause these views, expectations and beliefs to change. However, while Idenix may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. IDENIX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. ...

Sanford Rose Associates Opens Minneapolis Office

... Rich Carter, Ph.D., President and CEO of SRA International, Inc., an Ohio corporation, the franchisor of Sanford Rose Associates, is quick to point out, "John has been on both sides of the desk. He has been both client and candidate in the retained search process at various points in his career. H...

New Scientific Worldview 'Biocentrism' Featured in The Huffington Post - #1 Weblog in the World

...ence of the universe. By treating space and time as hard, cold physical objects, rather than as tools of the mind, we pick a completely wrong starting point for understanding the world. "Biocentrism unlocks the cage we have unwittingly confined ourselves. A new paradigm is usually dismissed as no...

Improving Transfusion Safety: Fenwal, Verax Biomedical Sign Agreement for Rapid, Point-of-Care Bacteria Test

... is using the Verax PGD(R) test. "The blood center community has made progress with the implementation of culture-based tests, but these occur at the point of collection when bacteria levels can be too low for detection. A rapid, point-of-care assay, such as the Verax PGD(R) test, takes place just prior ...

Santaris Pharma - Interim Report for the Period 1 January to 30 June 2009

...ry and development of RNA inhibiting drug candidates through to completion of Phase IIa ("Clinical Proof of Concept") for four viral targets, at which point GlaxoSmithKline will have an exclusive option to license each compound for further development and commercialisation on a worldwide basis. Presently G...

Evidence for a New Genetic Link to Therapeutic Efficacy for Alzheimer's Disease

...ed the C/C polymorphism in IDE 7, more pronounced improvements in ADAS-cog scores than those previously reported were observed at each assessment time point (Day 45, 90 and 104). At Day 45 the improvement in ADAS-cog score was 4.18 (p=0.0004), while at Day 90 the difference was 4.73 (p=0.001). Of interes...
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