Wyeth Announces Holder Right to Surrender Convertible Debentures
MADISON, N.J., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ) (the "Company") announced today that holders of Wyeth Floating Rate Convertible Senior Debentures due 2024 (the "Convertible Debentures") have the right
to surrender their Convertible Debentures for purchase by Wyeth pursuant to...
Regal Introduces Four, Six and Eight Port Filtered and Un-Filtered Right Angle BNC Connectors
Regal Electronics has added four, six and eight port right-angle BNC connectors to its product line. The multi-port BNC connectors represent potential manufacturing cost savings as a replacement for applications where a number of single or dual port BNC connectors are currently being used.
US Oncology Encourages Your Right to Decide
April 16, National Healthcare Decisions Day, your choice in times of despair
HOUSTON, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc .( www.usoncology.com ), supporting the nation's foremost cancer treatment and research network working with providers, payers and manufacturers to advance can...
Genelex Corporation Defends Consumers' Right to Obtain DNA Information:
Company founder urges government to apply rating system to home DNA tests to protect against 'unscrupulous and misrepresented tests'
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Should consumers have a right
obtain information regarding their personal health through home DNA tests?
According to ...
Collaboration yields 'the right glasses' for observing mystery behavior in electrons
LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, December 13, 2007In collaboration with the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies at Los Alamos, an international team of researchers has, for the first time, viewed on a nanoscale the formation of mysterious metallic puddles that facilitate the transition of an electricall...
E-Commerce 3.0: Can we get it right the third time around?
The New York Times surveyor of all things e-commerce will speak to cutting-edge Madisonians Thursday evening at the monthly Accelerate Madison meeting, held at Club Majestic, 115 King Street in downtown Madison.
Nationally known Bob Tedeschi, New York Times e-commerce columnist, will speak abo...
Talent Constellations or Talent Communities Choosing the Right Talent
Model for High Performance
Todays business conditions provide a golden opportunity to tune your talent strategy. While the battles for talent might appear to have calmed, the long-term winners will be those firms who move beyond battlefield tactics to long-term winning strategies. Real competi...
Digitizing hospitals with the right tools
Madison, Wis. - Health-care professionals received advice about integrating technology with patient care at the Digital Healthcare Conference, held June 8-9 at the Fluno Center in Madison. Academic and medical experts discussed technologies which have worked in clinical settings and the strategie...
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...
Who's right about Wisconsin - CDW or RedPrairie?
Madison, Wis. - Two news stories in the past week have stirred debate about the future of Wisconsin's high-tech sector. Is the state competing in the global economy, as CDW Corp.'s acquisition of Berbee Information Networks Corp. suggests, or a low-talent, high-tax backwater, as RedPrairie exe...
Candidates' sparring over jobs focuses debate on right issue
Waukesha, Wis. - A defining moment in the first televised debate in Wisconsin's campaign for governor came when Orville Beene, a 67-year-old man from Brown Deer, asked Gov. Jim Doyle and challenger Mark Green how they would help turn around Milwaukee's economy. Beene, who had worked for Pa...
National broadband policy: Let's get it right this time
Some people are talking about having a National Broadband Strategy, and that is a good issue to discuss. However, the one cautionary comment I would have is: Let's get it right
Several articles have popped up that discuss the need, but do not reflect some of the keys to making it ri...
Five steps to buying the right package software
Package software is often one of the largest technology expenditures of a business. The promise of package software is compelling: replace unwieldy custom applications developed in-house with a standardized, integrated system, built on processes based on the latest industry best practices.
The Right Brain: A neurological solution to the flattening world
Almost a year ago, I did a brief summary of Thomas Friedman's 2005 New York Times article titled It's a Flat World After All and its impact on the world of biotechnology. After returning from my visit to India this year, Friedman's thoughts brought new meaning to my perspective.
I have sin...
Choose the Right Transfection Agent for Your RNAi Experiment
The success of any RNA interference
experiment depends on the efficient delivery of siRNA or siRNA
expression vehicles (plasmids, PCR fragments) into cells. Many
researchers use cationic liposomal and polyamine based
Curious customer service: When a help desk does it right
Printers are the mules of the 21st century. They carry incredible burdens of intellectual capital if page counts are any indication, and they have the same bulky, intractable personalities attributed in story and lore to their four-legged forbearers. Last week I ran into the second characteristic...
Mercora gets music sharing right
So much has been written, said, and even adjudicated about peer-to-peer music sharing that it would be easy to miss yet another music service promising to legitimize song sharing. Yet Mercora really is different, and it's been far-from-ignored by the 1.5 million people who have downloaded the s...
Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
...ers. The Company has obtained from Brookhaven National Laboratory an exclusive worldwide license for nine patents in the United States relating to the right
to use vigabatrin to treat a wide variety of substance addictions and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Catalyst has also been granted rights to Brookha...
NeurogesX Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
...luating the design and timing of further development efforts for this program. The decision to license NGX-1998 by Astellas is subject to their option right
under the agreement. If Astellas retains and exercises such option right, they would be required to pay further payments to NeurogesX. In addition, if...
Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Concurrent Offerings of Four Million Shares of Common Stock and $200 Million Principal Amount of Convertible Senior Notes
...ion, the notes may be settled by the payment of cash, shares of Onyx common stock or a combination thereof, at the option of Onyx. Onyx will have the right
to redeem the notes in whole or in part at a specified redemption price on or after August 20, 2013 if the last reported sale of our common stock exce...
Ratcliff Adds Architect John Sealander to Healthcare Practice Group
...w chairs again.
"I am impressed with the depth of planning, programming and design experience the Ratcliff team possesses. Our firm is just the right
size to undertake any healthcare project, from major new hospital construction to modest renovations," said Sealander, who supports Ratcliff's healthc...
TSH Testing Raises Awareness of Importance of Thyroid Health
...itute is looking at Iodine 131, the most probable cause of thyroid damage produced by a nuclear malfunction," said Mangano. "The study is taking place right
now in Belarus. We have known for a long time that gamma rays and X-rays affect the thyroid but no one has really studied the effects of Iodine 131." ...
Patent Attorney John Rizvi Speaks at FIME International Medical Expo
...medical technology companies on the importance of patenting new inventions.
"Patents help eliminate competition by giving patent holders the right
to prevent anyone else from making, using, selling, or importing competing products in their market. This allows a patent holder to maintain monopoly...
SENOMYX AND FIRMENICH TO COLLABORATE ON DISCOVERY, DEVELOPMENT AND WORLDWIDE COMMERCIALIZATION OF NOVEL SWEET ENHANCERS
...myx's ability or Firmenich's ability to commercialize products incorporating Senomyx's flavor ingredients for use in foods and beverages and Senomyx's right
to receive milestones and royalties under its agreements with Firmenich; and the speed of commercialization, revenue potential and market acceptance o...
Purdue Pharmaceutical Products L.P. and Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sign Exclusive Agreement to Commercialize Intermezzo(R) in the United States
... has granted Purdue and a Purdue associated company an exclusive license to market, sell and distribute Intermezzo ((R) )in the United States and the right
to negotiate for the commercialization of the product in Canada and Mexico. Transcept has retained an option to co-promote Intermezzo ((R) )to psychi...
Cornerstone Therapeutics Announces Closing of Chiesi Transaction
...od and Drug Administration ("FDA") for Respiratory Distress Syndrome in premature infants, and $15.5 million in cash. Cornerstone also received first right
of offer on all new products and technology Chiesi intends to market in the U.S. Chiesi became the controlling stockholder of Cornerstone as a result...
FluMist(R) Begins Shipping for 2009-2010 Influenza Season
Who may not be able to get FluMist?
FluMist is not right
for everyone. FluMist must not be given to: people with history of hypersen...s, be sure to tell your healthcare provider. They will decide if FluMist is right
for your child.
What are the most common side effects of FluMist? ...
NeoGenomics Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
...ntly the fastest growing form of cancer in the United States with the incidence rate doubling approximately every ten years. We believe the timing is right
to launch a gene-based test for melanoma. Recent publications by multiple academic centers in the United States and Europe have demonstrated that a v...
Charging ahead: University of Houston team revealing secrets of electricity-producing materials
... Much like humans, materials are capable of some pretty remarkable things when they're placed under pressure. In fact, under the right
conditions, materials can even produce electricity.
Driven by the vision of our society one day being basically self-propelled, a team of Universit...
PROLOR Biotech Acquires License Option from Yeda for Development of Long-Acting Anti-Obesity Drug
... a large and growing worldwide health care crisis, and there is an urgent need for effective and safe weight loss therapies. We believe the timing is right
for us to explore entering this market with a drug candidate that may have strong competitive advantages over other anti-obesity approaches currently ...
UCR scientists manipulate ripples in graphene, enabling strain-based graphene electronics
... are heated up, they actually contract, so the ripples disappear. When they are cooled down to room temperature, the ripples re-appear, with ridges at right
angle to the edges of the trenches. This phenomenon is similar to what happens to a piece of thin plastic wrap that covers a container and heated in a...
FlowCardia, Inc. Appoints Chris Barys to Chief Operating Officer
...atients more definitively with a broader range of therapeutic options like atherectomy, angioplasty and stenting.
"There is a lot of momentum right
now at FlowCardia with CROSSER adoption on the rise and a significant increase in sales activity," said Mr. Barys. "FlowCardia is in the midst of rapi...
St. John's Hospital Acquires Latest Technology in Robotic-Assisted Surgery
...nstrument alignment found in open surgery. "The advantage to robotic surgery is that surgeons can operate in a very small incision as if our hands are right
there," said Dr. Schwartz.
St. John's has been a leader in robotic surgery since 2004 with seven surgeons who have undergone specialized tr...
The MedZilla Report: June 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health
...oming months, we'll be watching to see if moves similar to Oscient's are more about cost-cutting than changes in the way pharmaceuticals are sold, but right
now, it seems like the answer is 'both'."
Established in mid-1994, MedZilla is the original web site to serve career and...
Pharmacyclics Announces Subscription Price for Rights Offering
...ders of the Company's outstanding common stock on the Record Date will receive one non-transferable basic subscription right. Each basic subscription right
entitles holders to purchase 0.6808 shares of the Company's common stock at a purchase price of $1.28 per share. Shares of the Company's common stock...
Thomson Reuters Partners With Sagient Research
... assumptions as they build their own models."
Thomson Pharma Partnering provides all of the information companies need to find and form the right
partnerships, including detailed information on drugs in development, their market potential, the companies developing them, and comparable partnering...
Morphotek(R), Inc. and Cancer Innovations, Inc. Announce Evaluation and Option Agreement for Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies
...ment with CII provides Morphotek access to several of CII's monoclonal antibodies. Morphotek will evaluate one or more of the antibodies and have the right
to exercise an option for a license during the evaluation period. Should Morphotek choose to exercise its option, the parties will enter negotiations...
China-Biotics, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2009 Financial Results
Total current assets $87,370,351 $79,978,777
Property, plant and equipment and
land use right
Deferred tax assets 354,157 --
NEW Momentum(TM) Physician and Staff Scheduling Software for Imaging Centers, OB/GYN, and Other Specialty Practices Improves Productivity and Equity in Scheduling
...es are not always achieved. There's a clear opportunity to assist physicians and administrative staff in building schedules that meet demand, have the right
skill set mix, equitably handle vacation and other personal requests, and can be updated easily for any changes."
Momentum((TM)) scheduler i...
Brain Monitor Eliminates Need for Routine Oxygen With Propofol - Friedberg's Triad Unveiled
'Goldilocks anesthesia' is not 'too much' (or 'too little') but just the right
amount. Too much is detrimental to the brain. The only way to get 'the right
amount' is by measuring patient's brain responses with a brain monitor.