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Sugarcane as a Key Element Against Global Warming to be Highlighted at Green Week in Brussels

SAO PAULO, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- What does sugarcane have to do with Global Warming? Everything, when you consider Brazil's highly successful, 30-year experience with sugarcane as a feedstock for ethanol. In place since the mid-70s, the largest program in the world to replace a fossil fuel w...

Zeus to Present at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago

Zeus Research & Development will be one of the presenters at Digestive Disease Week, addressing the topic of invention of new devices in interventional gastroenterology ORANGEBURG, S.C., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeus, Inc., a leader in polymer extrusions and material science, announces it h...

China-Biotics, Inc. to Attend Digestive Disease Week 2009

SHANGHAI, May 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHBT ) ("China-Biotics", "the Company"), a leading Chinese firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics products, today announced that management will attend ...

Thomson Reuters Commemorates World IP Week with Series of Strategic Intellectual Property Seminars Across the U.S.

Experts from AT&T, Caterpillar, Dechert LLP, General Electric, and Townsend & Townsend & Crew LLP convene to share IP strategies and best practices at "The New Age of Intelligent IP" seminars PHILADELPHIA, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The IP Solutions business of Thomson Reuters comme...

Early-Bird Registration Ends this Week for 10th Annual Quality Excellence Conference: How Process Improvement Leaders Produce Profits in Recessions

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Be inspired by historic Philadelphia, Pa. and revel in the ambiance of a five-star hotel at a discounted group room rate while you discover best practices and network with executives from Abbott, Boeing, BP, DuPont, FedEx, Hewlett-Packard, Johnson & J...

Ardea Biosciences to Present Data on Lead MEK Inhibitor, RDEA119, at Digestive Disease Week 2008

SAN DIEGO, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ardea Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RDEA ) today announced that preclinical data will be presented on the Company's lead mitogen-activated ERK kinase (MEK) inhibitor, RDEA119, at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2008 in San Diego. The oral presentation...

Three Studies by Independent Scientists Highlighting Pressure Cycling Technology (PCT) to be Presented this Week at the British Mass Spectrometry Society's 29th Annual Meeting

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: PBIO ) ("PBI") today announced that data highlighting the advantages of pressure cycling technology (PCT) in studies to (1) better understand the events surrounding stroke, (2) detect biomarkers of...

Lexicon to Present Clinical Data for LX1031 and LX1032 at Digestive Disease Week

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing breakthrough treatments for human disease, announced today that the company will be giving oral presentations on two of its c...

ChemoCentryx's Traficet-EN(TM) Phase II/III Induction Phase Data in Crohn's Disease to be Featured in Oral Presentation at 2009 Digestive Disease Week

First-in-class Oral Therapeutic for IBD with Novel Mode of Action MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemoCentryx, Inc., today announced that data from the company's PROTECT-1 (the Prospective Randomized Oral Therapy Evaluation in Crohn's disease Trial) Phase II/III clinical tria...

New Brain Fitness Survey Reinforces Importance of Brain Awareness Week

Alvaro Fernandez Previews Upcoming SharpBrains Market Report at IHRSA 2009 Convention. San Francisco (PRWEB) March 17, 2009 -- Alvaro Fernandez, CEO of SharpBrains and member of the World Economic Forum's Council on the Future of the Aging Society, previews today at the...

NPSF Issues New Universal Patient Compact During Patient Safety Awareness Week

BOSTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In a concerted, nationwide effort to encourage and strengthen collaboration between patients, families, and their healthcare providers -- and create a powerful team for improved patient safety -- the National Patient Safety Foundation will introduce the Universa...

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 ...

Ferring Celebrates Winner of 2008 My Little Miracle Essay Contest During National Infertility Awareness Week

Contest Brings Hope and Awareness to Millions of Couples Struggling With Infertility PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals is honoring 12 lucky families who won the national 2008 My Little Miracle Essay Contest for their heart-warming and inspirational stories of ...

MichBio Expo Opens in Lansing Next Week

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan's life science industry professionals, investors and service providers will gather in Lansing next week to discuss the issues affecting sector growth in the state and learn about new technologies, trends and strategies for building the industry...

Doyles Entrepreneurs and Research week nears

Conferences intended to showcase Wis. startups, biotech Entrepreneurship, nanotechnology and biomedical engineering will be the subjects of three conferences June 1-4 in Madison and Milwaukee, giving substance to what Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle has declared Entrepreneurs and Research Week. T...

Conference next week to push business end of biotech

Madison, Wis. The Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association will take a practical look at tech transfer at its annual conference on October 26. This years title is Business Empowering Science. The conference will take place at the Madison Marriot West and is meant to show an ex...

A week in UW research: fusion, racing and sleep

Madison, Wis. Recently UW researchers have put enough monitoring equipment on a bicycle to make your head spin, addressed shockwaves in fusion reactors with soap bubbles, and found losing sleep makes you hungry. Interested? Read on. Monitor predicts energy toll for long-distance atheletes Pu...

S.C. Johnson lands in No. 2 spot in Information Week 500 list

Racine, Wis. - S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. made the No. 2 spot in the Information Week 500 , up from 95 th place in 2004. The top spot in this year's list of technology innovators went to Capital One. Seven other Wisconsin organzations, other than S.C. Johnson, made this year's list. Infor...

Governor Proclaims November 1-7 Health Science and Technology Recognition Week

MADISON, WI -In recognition of the impact of Wisconsins health science industry on the states economy and the health of its citizens, Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle has declared November 1-7 Health Science and Technology Recognition Week to encourage sponsorship of programs and activities that will p...

Test center for RFID capabilities opens next week

Sussex, Wis. A simulated supply line in a new 3,200-square-foot facility will let companies test their use of RFID against actual supply-chain equipment and software. Catalyst International , of Milwaukee, and Babush Material Handling Systems , of Sussex, built the facility, named the Star ...

Digital Healthcare Conference marks Wisconsin's Healthcare IT Week

Madison, Wis. What are you doing for Healthcare Information Technology Recognition Week? About 200 people will be marking the event, declared officially by governor Jim Doyle, by attending the Digital Healthcare Conference 2006 on May 3 and 4. Healthcare IT Week recognizes the contribution ...

InterMune Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights

...t effect on both the primary endpoint of change in percent predicted FVC at week 72 and secondary endpoints of progression-free survival and categorical cha...ACITY 1 did not achieve statistical significance on the primary endpoint at week 72, the results were generally consistent with and supportive of CAPACITY 2...

deCODE genetics Announces Webcast of Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...o the scheduled start of the call. The call will be archived for at least a week on each site. For those unable to listen to the webcast because of company ... by telephone from approximately 10am EDT on Tuesday, August 11 and for one week thereafter. The dial-in replay numbers are: 1-800-475-6701 in the U.S., and...

Optimer Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...nvestigator, Mark A. Miller, M.D., presented additional data from Optimer's fidaxomicin North American Phase 3 clinical study at the Digestive Disease week 2009 Conference focusing on patient risk factors believed to be predictive of CDI recurrence following treatment. These risk factors include albumin ...

Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations

...p closer to replacing the energy-intensive processes now used in industrial separations, a group of academic researchers is reporting. Writing this week in Science magazine, the group says the membranes' ability to separate molecules in a mixture is significantly improved by subjecting the zeolite to...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Clearance of Phase II Protocol to Study ANA598 in Combination With Interferon-Alpha and Ribavirin in HCV Patients

...th a loading dose of 800 mg bid on day one. After week 12, patients will continue to receive SOC. Patien...and 12 will be randomized to stop all treatment at week 24 or 48. The primary endpoint of the study is th... proportion of patients with undetectable virus at week 12 (defined as c omplete E arly V irological R...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Program Highlights

...th a loading dose of 800 mg bid on day one. After week 12, patients will continue to receive SOC alone. ...will be randomized to stop all treatment at either week 24 or 48. The primary endpoint of the study is th...tients who achieve undetectable levels of virus at week 12 ( c omplete E arly V irological R esponse or...

Stemline Therapeutics CEO to Present at IBC's New Frontiers in Cancer Drug Development Conference

...tein M.D. has been invited to present at the New Frontiers in Cancer Drug Development conference which is part of IBC's Drug Discovery and Development week in Boston, MA. Dr. Bergstein's presentation, entitled "Developing Drug Candidates Directed to Cancer Stem Cell Targets: Preclinical and Clinical Upda...

Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...llers. The passcode for the call is 9591497. For those unable to listen in at the designated time, a conference call replay will be available for one week following the conference call, from approximately 8:00 p.m. ET on July 29, 2009 to midnight ET on August 5, 2009. The conference call replay numbers f...

Neurocrine Biosciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ects." Pipeline Highlights Elagolix Update The week 24 results of the recently completed Lilac Petal Study (0702) were released...e placebo arm was re-randomized into one of the two elagolix arms. These 24 week results of the Lilac Petal Study again confirmed that elagolix has clinical...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... clopidogrel besylate in the monotherapy segment in Germany, where Plavix((R))/Iscover((R)) had a market share of around 66% in June (IMS Pharmatrend, week ended June 26, 2009). Plavix((R)) continued its success in Japan, with net sales rising by 61.8% to euro 85 million. First-half sales of Plavix ((R)) ...

1 nano-step closer to weighing a single atom

... synthesized and studied tiny gold rods with a width 5000 times smaller than the thickness of a human hair. The work will be published online this week in Nature Nanotechnology. Professor John Sader from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne says that in the same w...

Histogen Hair Regrowth Clinical Trial Presented at ISHRS Annual Meeting

...ion did not enhance the results seen with HSC. There were no adverse reactions seen in any of the treated 24 patients at baseline, 12 weeks, or the 22 week endpoint. "We are excited that our trial demonstrated safety and efficacy of our HSC product, which contains Wnt proteins and other growth fa...

United Therapeutics Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Before Market Open on Friday, July 31, 2009

...ccessible by dialing 1-877-852-6576, with international callers dialing 1-719-325-4788. A rebroadcast of the teleconference will be available for one week and can be accessed by dialing 1-888-203-1112, with international callers dialing 1-719-457-0820, and using conference code: 4416949. This te...

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

... a multi-center study expected to enroll a total of 280 patients, patients are provided with seven weeks of MuGard therapy, and begin using MuGard one week prior to radiation treatment and then throughout the subsequent six weeks of planned therapy. The first 140 patients being treated in this assessment...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Second Quarter 2009 Conference Call and Webcast

... http://investor.sangamo.com/events.cfm . For those unable to listen in at the designated time, a conference call replay will be available for one week following the conference call, from approximately 8:00 p.m. ET on July 29, 2009 to midnight ET on August 5, 2009. The conference call replay numbers f...

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

...nto two groups. One group received their optimal dose of Vyvanse the first week and placebo the second week. The second group received placebo the first week and their optimal dose of Vyvanse the second week. The primary obj...

UCSF researchers help crack parasite genome, identify drug leads

... Two UCSF research papers this week are marking major breakthroughs in the effort to tackle schistosomiasis (bilharzia), a tropical disease that infects more than 200 million people worl...

China-Biotics, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2009 Financial Results

...m and increase poultry survival and egg production rates in commercially raised poultry. In June 2009, China-Biotics attended Digestive Disease week 2009 in Chicago. DDW is the largest and most prestigious meeting in the world for gastrointestinal professionals in the fields of gastroenterology, he...

Studies Presented at International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease Reveal Substantial Economic Costs and Caregiver Burden Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

... VIENNA, Austria, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN ) and Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ) presented information this week at the Alzheimer Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD 2009) from seven posters and one podium presentation about the...
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