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From Race Cars and Google Doodles to Day Spas and Night Lights: Groups Across the U.S. Prepare to Join World Diabetes Day Celebrations on November 14

BRUSSELS, Belgium, October 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether your tastes tend toward bright lights and big cities, quiet contemplation or off-road racing, groups around the U.S. are gearing up to celebrate World Diabetes Day and raise awareness of the growing threat of diabetes. The International D...

SCAN Health Plan Offers Seniors Five Tips to Prepare for Surgery

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- It's natural to have concerns before undergoing a surgery, but there are steps you can take beforehand that will make things easier. According to Timothy Schwab, MD, chief medical officer at SCAN Health Plan, planning ahead will help whether you're h...

White Paper Helps Hospitals Prepare Staff for Joint Commission Environment of Care Interview Sessions

NEEDHAM, Mass., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparing for The Joint Commission survey process within the Environment of Care (EC) is challenging because virtually all internal services used to support patient care, including all areas of the EC, may be audited. As a result, a healthcare institutio...

Early Stage Symposium session will help emerging companies prepare for investors

Madison, Wis. - Companies that register for the Oct. 19-20 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium may attend a seminar that will help them prepare to seek private equity at the state, regional and even national level. "Venture Readiness Tools for Commercialization Success" will be held Oct. 20 as a ...

InstaGene Matrix: Prepare DNA Templates for PCR With No Phenol/Chloroform Extractions and No Deproteinization Steps, Rev C

Prepare DNA from blood, cultured cells, or bacteria: Just incubate sample with InstaGene matrix at 56C for 1530 min, then boil for 8 min. InstaGene matrix absorbs cell lysis products, producing an improved substrate for PCR amplif...

Rapidly Prepare Probes and Markers for Small RNA Analysis

mir Vana Probe & Marker Kit Ideal for analyzing miRNA, siRNA, and other small RNAs Prepare high specific activity RNA or DNA probes Includes purification system optimized for recovery of small RNA probes ...

ThermoGenesis Announces Expanded Collaboration With Celling Technologies

...roduct was launched in July 2009. The CryoSeal(R) FS System , an automated device and companion sterile blood processing disposable, is used to prepare fibrin sealants from plasma in about an hour. The CryoSeal FS System is approved in the U.S. for liver resection surgeries. The CryoSeal FS System has...

ThermoGenesis Provides Update on Fiscal 2009 Results

...roduct was launched in July 2009. The CryoSeal(R) FS System , an automated device and companion sterile blood processing disposable, is used to prepare fibrin sealants from plasma in about an hour. The CryoSeal FS System is approved in the U.S. for liver resection surgeries. The CryoSeal FS System has...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...e Company expects to report the results early in the fourth quarter of 2009. Amicus continues to work closely with its partner, Shire HGT, to prepare for Phase 3 development of Plicera pending the results of the ongoing Phase 2 trial. AT2220 (1-deoxynojirimycin HCl) for the treatment of ...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...se in anticipated operating expenses for 2009 as compared to the guidance given in March is the result of the acceleration of the company's efforts to prepare for the commercialization of Acetavance given the Priority Review status granted to the NDA for this product candidate in July and the resulting PDUFA...

Optimer Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

....5 million, compared to $6.2 million in the second quarter of 2008. The increase was primarily due to manufacturing scale-up expenses and expenses to prepare regulatory filings related to the Company's fidaxomicin and prulifloxacin programs. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090413/LA973...

Oncothyreon appoints Diana Hausman as Vice President of Clinical Development

...kman, M.D, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Her leadership and knowledge of all aspects of cancer drug development will be very important as we prepare to move both PX-866, our inhibitor of PI-3 kinase, and PX-478, our inhibitor of hypoxia inducible factor 1-alpha, into Phase 2 trials. We are delighte...

Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreements For Additional $700,000 In Financing

...tock have been sold pursuant to an exemption from state and federal securities laws. In connection with the private placement, the Company will prepare a proxy statement for the Company's stockholders to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The proxy statement will contain...

Global One Consulting Announces Exclusive Contract to Expand Saigene Biotech, Inc. Sales in Emerging Markets

...algae blooms is rapidly increasing, both in number of blooms and in geographic spread," said Davis. "Early warning can help water quality agencies to prepare and alert affected populations and businesses before the HAB destroys health and well being." "Our relationship with Global One reflects Sa...

Sinovac Initiates Dosing in Human Clinical Trial of Panflu for Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1)

... of Sinovac, commented, "In order to prevent the influenza pandemic for a large population in China and other developing countries, it is necessary to prepare for multiple circumstances. Therefore, we are examining H1N1 vaccines that provide safety, efficacy, and high volume scalability and can perform for d...

Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreement For Up To $1.0 Million In Financing

... stock have been sold pursuant to an exemption from state and federal securities laws. In connection with the private placement, the Company will prepare a proxy statement for the Company's stockholders to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The proxy statement will contain...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

...s, we believe it is critically important to look beyond the swine flu strain originally found to be circulating. We must anticipate its evolution and prepare for mutant strains to appear from remote regions of the globe. Those mutant strains of the virus could possess virulence and other properties that fa...

Burrill & Company Invests in Taiwan Liposome Company

...Eminent VC, Boston Life Science Venture Corp., and other earlier investors. The proceeds will serve to advance the development of its lead product and prepare the company for an IPO in Taiwan. About Taiwan Liposome Company Incorporated in 1997, Taiwan Liposome Company is a biopharmaceutical company en...

Peregrine Awarded European Patent for Innovative Labeling Technology Featured in New Study in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine

...e kept separate at the beginning and then are allowed to flow together in a reaction tube, where the labeling process occurs. The In-Line process can prepare enormous amounts of radiolabeled product by simply keeping the constituents flowing continuously along the tube. Missag H. Parseghian, Ph.D., se...

Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

... Bacteria can anticipate a future event and prepare for it, according to new research at the Weizmann Institute of Science. In ... example, might work more efficiently if they gained the genetic ability to prepare themselves for the next step in the process. ...

Leading for Growth in the New Economic Reality Includes Vision and Innovation

...to make the world a better and safer place,” Kullman said. “We must be prepared not for the world the way it was before the recession, but prepare to succeed in the very different world that we’ll encounter when the recovery eventually comes.” DuPont is a science-based products an...

Strativa's Development Partner, BioAlliance Pharma, Submits Loramyc(R) NDA

...is on supportive care therapeutics in HIV and oncology. Drawing on the specialty products expertise of its staff, Strativa possesses the resources to prepare products for commercialization and to help ensure their success after launch. For additional information, please visit www.strativapharma.com . ...

Top CEOs Declare America's Manufacturing Sector Requires Pro-Industry Policies, Capital Management and Innovation to Maintain Economic Leadership

... Deborah Wince-Smith, president, Council on Competitiveness: The global competitive landscape has changed radically and irrevocably. America must prepare for the Age of Innovation, and high value-added manufacturing must play a central role. According to Engler, the federal government...

Modigene Shareholders Approve Company Name Change and Other Proposals at Annual Meeting

...r IX, and potentially any other therapeutic protein," said Shai Novik, president of PROLOR Biotech. "It is fitting that we make this change now as we prepare to initiate our first clinical trial with our longer-acting version of human growth hormone, signalling our transformation into a clinical stage compa...

Strativa's New Drug Application for Ondansetron Orally Dissolving Film Strip Accepted by FDA

... is on supportive care therapeutics in HIV and oncology. Drawing on the specialty products expertise of its staff, Strativa possesses the resources to prepare products for commercialization and to help ensure their success after launch. For additional information, please visit www.strativapharma.com . ...

Angiotech Enters License, Distribution and Supply Agreements for Fibrin and Thrombin Technologies with Haemacure Corporation

... next generation of innovations, adding to our proprietary Quill SRS franchise for our surgical business, and we will provide additional details as we prepare certain of these product candidates for the clinical development and regulatory approval process." The collaboration will consist principall...

Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on GenSpera, Inc.

... the initial clinical focus, and intends to submit an Investigational New Drug (IND) application for G-202 during the second quarter 2009. Further, to prepare for clinical trials, the Company has formulated a Phase I clinical plan for G-202 together with investigators at Johns Hopkins' Sidney Kimmel Compre...

PTC Therapeutics Appoints Clare Kennedy as Vice President of Commercial Operations

... expertise in national healthcare customer management, contracting and distribution will be a great asset as we expand our commercial organization and prepare for the launch of ataluren." "I am excited to join PTC," commented Ms. Kennedy. "The company has shown an exemplary advancement of its diverse p...

Blazing Trails: Dr. Ellery Knake Remembered for His Contributions to Weed Science

... by minimizing the role of tillage in weed control. 9. Managing weeds that can fuel devastating fires. 10. Training future weed scientists. To prepare for a career in weed science, you typically need a bachelor's degree in agronomy, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, ecology, horticulture, plant physi...

The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative is Named Statewide Reviewer for Life Science Funding Requests Through New Program

...eet the definition of a small business according to the Small Business Association. The loan can be used to further flesh out a competitive analysis, prepare financial pro formas , develop plans to cross regulatory hurdles, finish a prototype, complete a market study, travel to customers or partners, or ot...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Appoints Pricewaterhouse Coopers to Help Develop a SOX 404 Compliance Program

...rol system and in the selection of reputable consulting firms. As a result of this effort, PWC will work closely with the Company's management to help prepare a SOX 404 compliance program by drawing on its experience in complying with SOX 404 requirements on an ongoing basis. As part of its compliance with S...

YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2009 OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL RESULTS

...tiple sites in the US, Canada and Israel and recruitment could be completed in late calendar 2009 or early 2010. YM continues to prepare its second late-stage product, AeroLEF(R), for further development internationally. After consulting with regulatory bodies in Europe and Canada, the ...

Pearson Foundation Supports Incoming LSU Biology Students With 21st Century Learning Tools

...ceed. "Course failure is costly to the student and the university, but through the BIOS program, and with the help of the Pearson Foundation, we prepare students by reducing the time needed for new students to learn and implement the skills required to meet the expectations of college courses," said Sh...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...llion through a private placement of common stock and warrants. We believe this additional capital strengthens our balance sheet and will enable us to prepare for the launch of Acetavance, if approved by the FDA." In March 2009, Cadence announced that its Phase III clinical trial of Omigard(TM) (omigan...

The Chiesi Group Lands in the United States

...ny Cornerstone; it will be setting up its twenty-third associated company in the world's largest pharmaceuticals market. This presence in the USA will prepare the way for future synergies and new projects in the area of respiratory illnesses. The Chiesi Group has completed two agreements with two U.S....

Optimer Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ichael N. Chang, Ph.D., Optimer's President and CEO. "We announced plans to prepare a marketing application in Europe based on the results of the first fidaxom...." Recent Corporate Highlights Announced plans to prepare a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for submission with the Europea...

ZyGEM Releases Application Note Showing its DNA Extraction Kits Rapidly Produce High Yields of Quality DNA

...fication, including ear punch microbiopsies, saliva and hair, as well as from blood and saliva DNA storage cards. Using ZyGEM's technology, staff can prepare DNA samples up to three times faster than with existing products--the kits provide PCR-ready DNA for 96 samples in just 20 minutes with no hands-on at...

Global Financial Crisis Making Biotech Business Model Unsustainable, According to Ernst & Young

...ize the opportunities in these four drivers, companies need to be proactive," says Giovannetti. "Firms should understand how these trends impact them, prepare for them, and where possible, help shape them." Key regional findings United States Revenues of US public biotechs grew ...

Beckman Coulter Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...red in each period and believes those costs do not reflect the ongoing performance of the core business. Management uses adjusted operating income to prepare operating budgets and forecasts and to measure our performance against those budgets and forecasts. Additionally, the company uses adjusted operating...

MMR Offers Free Surgical Masks to Call Attention to Importance of Personal Health Records in Preparing for Possible Swine Flu Pandemic

... solutions ( www.myesafedepositbox.com ), is offering a free Personal Health Record and free surgical masks as a way to help consumers cope with and prepare for the possibility of a Swine Flu Pandemic. In the last two days, the United States government declared a nationwide public health emergency fol...
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