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Zeus Expands International Support With New Hires

ORANGEBURG, S.C., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeus, Inc., a global leader in material science and high performance polymer extrusions, has expanded its international personnel with the hiring of David Labelle as its new Business Development Manager and Derek Ramsey in the position of European Sale...

NIH funds support UAB joint replacement research

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Newly announced National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding will expand the reach of ongoing University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) research into a unique nanostructured coating to improve the performance and longevity of total joint replacement components. The broadened UAB r...

University of Florida Shands Cancer Center Selects OnCore(r) to Support its Collaborative Research Goals

An institutional goal to develop collaborative partnerships with other research organizations was a key factor in the recent decision by the University of Florida Shands Cancer Center (UFSCC) to select OnCore(r) products in support of their clinical and translational research informatics needs. W...

Data Published in The New England Journal of Medicine Support Use of Raxibacumab (ABthrax(TM)) for the Treatment of Inhalation Anthrax

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) today announced publication by The New England Journal of Medicine of the results of two pivotal animal efficacy studies, which showed the life-saving potential of the Company's human monoclonal an...

Celebrities to Gather to Support the Ninth Annual Starkey Hearing Foundation 'So the World May Hear' Awards Gala

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- For the ninth consecutive year, internationally acclaimed celebrities will come together to help Starkey Hearing Foundation ( http://starkeyhearingfoundation.org ), the global leader in delivering the gift of hearing, raise money to support its mis...

NeoStem Raises Additional Funds from Principals of Suzhou Erye Pharmaceuticals Company Ltd. and U.S. Institutional and Private Investors, Bringing the Total Recent Financings to Over $15 Million; Funds Will Support Expansion Activities in the United State

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ) announced today that it has raised additional gross funds of over $4 million from institutional and private investors. These funds, together with the $11 million private placement from three Asia-based investors announced...

CEL-SCI Files Patent Application to Support Company's Treatment for More Virulent Strain of H1N1 Swine and Other Influenza Viruses

VIENNA, Va., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI CORPORATION (NYSE AMEX: CVM ) announced today that it has filed a provisional U.S. patent application covering its L.E.A.P.S.(TM) immune therapy drugs (vaccines) for the prevention/treatment of H1N1, swine, bird flu, Influenza A and/or ev...

Buehler Motor, Inc., Significantly Expands Customer and Partner Support in North America

International Provider of Mechatronic Drive Solutions Announces at MD&M East New Senior Managers to Grow Partner Network and General Industry Sales NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Buehler Motor, Inc. (BMI), a leading international provider of mechatronic drive and pump solutions with sp...

SAFC Hitech & Air Water Inc. Extend High-End Materials Research Services Collaboration to Support Japan Chip Industry

Local R&D Capabilities Available To Accelerate Customer Development Programs; Agreement Underscores SAFC's Commitment to Japan 's Chip Market ST. LOUIS, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAFC Hitech (R), a business segment within SAFC(R), a member of the Sigma-Aldrich(R) Group (...

Alpine Biomed Opens New Manufacturing Facility to Support Demand for Specialty Diagnostic Devices

Diagnostic Device Company Doubles Manufacturing Capacity; Expands Global Reach with Vietnam Facility FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Biomed Corporation, a global leader in specialty diagnostic devices, announced today that it has doubled its manufacturing capacity ...

NeoStem Completes $11 Million Private Placement Financing to Support Expansion Activities in China, Further Development of NeoStem's VSEL Technology and Advancement of Medical Tourism Initiatives

NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (Amex: NBS ) announced today that it has completed a private placement financing totaling $11 million from three Asia-based investors, including a private equity firm operating in partnership with strategic investors drawn from leading A...

Ansell Healthcare Espresses Firm Commitment to Support Continued Education of Healthcare Professionals Worldwide

BRUSSELS, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- - European Operating Room Nurses Association (EORNA) to Confirm AnsellCares(R), the Ansell Global Healthcare Educational Program, Accepted for Accreditation Earlier today, Ansell Healthcare, the global leader in healthcare barrier protective solu...

Midwest Research Institute Expands in Kansas to Support Regional Economic Development in Animal Health, Biosecurity, and Bioenergy Sectors

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the nation's leading independent research institutes is expanding in Kansas as the region's scientific assets align to support the critical mission of protecting the American food supply and to develop urgently needed bioenergy solutio...

Nearly 70 Percent of Health Professionals Support Biotechnology's Use in Food Products

Biotechnology Recognized as a Tool to Make Soyfoods Even Healthier ST. LOUIS, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent research reveals that 82 percent of healthcare professionals believe soy to be beneficial to the diet. And, the majority recognizes agricultural biotechnology as a method to make food...

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

Company Announces 2009 Graeme Clark Scholarship Winners DENVER, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Americas, the world's leader in advanced hearing technologies, today announced the winners of the 2009 Graeme Clark Scholarship awards. Since 2002, the Graeme Clark Cochlear Scholarship Foundatio...

Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. Announces Overwhelming Support to Remove the Board of Directors of Avigen, Inc. at Special Meeting of Stockholders

Concurs with Avigen's decision to return capital to stockholders through liquidation A decisive victory for stockholder democracy SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF"), today announced that stockholders of Avigen (Nasdaq: AVGN ) voted overwhelmi...

Gore PharmBIO Products Opens New Facility with State-of-the-Art-Cleanroom Facility Built to Support Demand for Growing STA-PURE(TM) Product Line

ELKTON, Md., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Gore PharmBIO Products, a business initiative of W.L. Gore & Associates, announced that it has doubled its manufacturing capacity by opening a new production facility in Elkton, MD. The new facility will handle production of several lines of Gore PharmBIO...

Experts at Healthcare Conference Support Investments in the Health of Work Culture and Care Processes, Not Just Technology

ORLANDO, Florida, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- - Attendees at The 18th CPM Resource Center Conference Hear Recommendations for Change in the Stimulus Plan Era The healthcare industry has a unique opportunity to make valuable use of the billions allotted for healthcare information tech...

ACTE Releases Paper Highlighting Policy Trend to Support Recognition of Academic Credit for CTE Classes

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As states increase the number of academic credits required for high school graduation, they are developing new ways of integrating academic content with content from CTE courses to help students meet these requirements. One trend that is...

Stem Cell Innovations' PluriCells(TM) to Form the Basis of a Liver Assist Device to Support Patients Waiting for Transplant.

HOUSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a paper published in the most recent issue of Current Gastroenterology Reports, Drs. Norman L. Sussman, Brendan M. McGuire and James H. Kelly describe the need and requirements for a successful liver assist device. "There are currently three times as ...

Perceptive Informatics Reaches Key Milestone Marking 10 Million IVRS Interactions In Support of Clinical Trials

BOSTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perceptive Informatics (Perceptive), the industry's leading eClinical solutions provider and a subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), today announced that it has reached a key milestone, with 10 million calls placed through it...

Modigene Awarded Second-Year Grant by Israeli Government to Support Development of Its Longer-Acting Human Growth Hormone

-hGH-CTP Development Program Has Been Approved For Second-Year Funding Through a Special Grant From the Israeli Office of the Chief Scientist- NES-ZIONA, Israel, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Modigene Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MODG) today reported that its Israeli-based R&D subsidiary...

Life Sciences Discovery Fund Awards $4.7 Million to Support New Vaccine Program

SEATTLE, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) has awarded nearly $4.7 million to launch the start-up phase of the Washington Vaccine Alliance (WAVA) and to support initial research into three new vaccines for E. coli, herpes and syphilis. Announced today, the ...

DaVita Launches 'Flu Fighter Program' in Support of National Influenza Week

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney failure and disease (CKD), continues to push the Flu Fighters initiative which takes place during the month of December to complement the events of ...

New Program Offers Breast Cancer Clinicians and Patients Support for Pre-Operative Clinical Assessment and Ongoing Surveillance of Lymphedema

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., and SAN DIEGO, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF), with support from ImpediMed Ltd. (ASX: IPD), is pleased to announce the launch of the Lymphedema CareLine (LCL). PAF, through its MedCare Division, is offering the national, toll-free patient/provider h...

Therapure Biopharma Inc. Announces Manufacturing Agreement with Biomedical Frontiers Incorporated -- Contract will Support Phase II Trials for Thalassemia Treatment

Thomas Wellner, President and CEO of Therapure Biopharma Inc. today announced that the Company has signed a biomanufacturing services agreement with Minnesota-based Biomedical Frontiers Incorporated for the production of an iron chelating agent used in the treatment of thalassemia, an inherited b...

Transgenomic Awarded SBIR Grant to Support Development of SURVEYOR(R) Endonuclease Adaptor-ligated Libraries (SEAL) for Determining Whole Genome Sequence Variation

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transgenomic (OTC Bulletin Board: TBIO) today announced that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the development of its proposed SURVEYOR Endonuclease Adapto...

Cascades Technologies, Inc. Chosen to Deliver IT Support on a DoD Blast Injury Research Program

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cascades Technologies, Inc. (CTi), a federal government professional consulting firm, announced that it was chosen to provide a variety of web-based services in support of DoD's Blast Injury Research Program. Working closely with prime contractor S...

West Michigan's Newest Medical Device Company Receives Support from the West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative and EDF Ventures

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative and EDF Ventures today announced the incorporation and financing of a new medical device company, TransCorp, Inc. TransCorp is temporarily located at the West Michigan Science & Technology offices in...

Golub Capital Provides Debt Financing to Support the Acquisition of DNA Diagnostics Center, Inc. by MTS Health Investors, LLC

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Golub Capital today announced that it has provided a GOLD facility for the acquisition of DNA Diagnostics Center, Inc. (DDC) by MTS Health Investors, LLC (MTS). GOLD financings are proprietary Golub Capital One-Loan Debt facilities. Terms of the transaction we...

ViroPharma Enhances Leadership to Support Global Growth and Expanding Business

- Company Appoints Charles Rowland to Chief Financial Officer - EXTON, Pa., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM ) today announced that it has appointed its new chief financial officer, and strengthened its leadership in human resources, clinical develop...

Waters Publishes Rapid and Specific Method of Detection for Melamine in Infant Formula and Liquid Milk, in Support of China's Ministry of Science and Technology

MILFORD, Mass., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT ) today published a rapid method for the detection of melamine in infant formula and liquid milk as outlined by requirements of China's Ministry of Science and Technology (M.O.S.T.). The new method uses Waters(R) ...

alli(TM) Partners with Breast Cancer Network of Strength(TM) to Support Women Challenged by Breast Cancer, Weight Loss or Both

Research Indicates Being Overweight Increases Risk of Breast Cancer PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Who knew that simply putting on 21 - 30 pounds between your teens and your 50s could increase your risk of breast cancer after menopause? Now that word is getting out about the link...

Industry Pioneer Joins Profectus BioSciences to Support Innovation in Therapeutic and Preventative Vaccines

Company appoints Dr. William Haseltine, PhD to its Board of Directors BALTIMORE, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Profectus BioSciences Inc., a biotechnology company that develops therapeutic and preventative technologies to reduce the morbidity and mortality of viral diseases, today announced the ap...

Sanofi Aventis : New Study Results Support the "Basal Plus" Strategy With LANTUS(R) and APIDRA(R) to Improve Blood Sugar Control in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

PARIS, September 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Abstracts 185 and 1112 Sanofi-aventis, a world leader in diabetes care, announced results from two randomized clinical studies presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 44th Annual Meeting demonstrating that the "...

Repligen Receives Research Grants to Support Friedreich's Ataxia Development Program

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Repligen Corporation (Nasdaq: RGEN ) today announced that the Company has received $1.125 million in research grants to support the development of new treatments for Friedreich's ataxia. The grants are comprised of $1 million from the Muscular...

United BioSource Corporation and CogState Ltd. Form Strategic Partnership to Support Cognitive Assessment in Clinical Research

UBC Makes Strategic Investment in CogState Ltd. to Support Partnership Comprehensive service will standardize administration, measurement and global implementation of cognitive testing in clinical trials BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Key points: -- United BioSource Corporat...

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...

Pinnacle Biologics Announces Agreement With pharmexx to Expand Sales Support Activities in Key European Markets

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Biologics, a private, full-service pharmaceutical and biotech solutions company today announced it has entered into an agreement with pharmexx to expand sales support activities in a number of countries in Western Europe. Terms of the agreeme...

Healthation Chosen by Large Canadian Third Party Administrator to Support All Employee Benefits and Claims Administration

DARIEN, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthation, a healthcare technology company, announced today they have signed a large Canadian Third Party Administrator (TPA) to a 10 year contract. The Canadian TPA will use the integrated real-time, rules-based AcceleHealth(R) benefits and claims soluti...
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