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MacroGenics Announces the Initiation of a Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Monoclonal Antibody MGAWN1 in Subjects with Suspected Central Nervous System Infection Due to West Nile Virus

ROCKVILLE, Md. , July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- MacroGenics, Inc. today announced the initiation of the PARADIGM trial, a Phase 2 clinical study evaluating MGAWN1, a humanized monoclonal antibody, for the treatment of individuals with suspected central nervous system infection due to West Nile Viru...

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

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative today announced that it has been selected to review and approve applications from life science companies for micro-loans through the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund. The Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund...

China Medicine to Participate in 2009 Natural Products Expo West Trade Show

GUANGZHOU, China, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Medicine Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CHME; "China Medicine" or "the Company"), a leading distributor and developer of prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, traditional Chinese medicines ("TCM"), nutritional and dietary supp...

Microtest Labs Offers Free Microbial Identification Testing, Free Shipping on Other Tests, to MD&M West Attendees

AGAWAM, Mass., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- To highlight its 20 years of experience as a leader in medical device testing services, Microtest Laboratories ( www.microtestlabs.com ) is offering free microbial identification testing , along with free shipping on other lab tests, to eligible attendees vis...

Huntington Area Development Council Attracts Technology-Based Startup Companies With $150,000 Grant From Verizon West Virginia

Grant to Support Council's Biotech Incubator on MarshallUniversity's Campus HUNTINGTON, W. Va.,Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to attract new biotechnology companies and assist them in bringing new ideas and products to market quickly and efficiently, the Huntington Area Developme...

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...

Abaxis, Inc. to Present at the Sidoti & Company's Seventh Annual West Coast Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum

UNION CITY, Calif., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX ), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Don Wood, Vice President, Operations, and Al Santa Ines, CFO, will present at the Sidoti & Company's Seventh ...

J. Craig Venter Institute Names Robert Friedman, Ph.D., Deputy Director of West Coast Facility

Other Key Senior Scientist Promotions Announced ROCKVILLE, Md. and LA JOLLA, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit genomic research organization, today announced that Robert Friedman, Ph.D., has been named the new Deputy Director of...

Caliper Life Sciences Reports West Coast Consolidation of Operations

- Effects of Cost Savings Initiatives Quantified - - First Quarter Revenues Exceed Mid-Point of Guidance - HOPKINTON, Mass., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ), a leading provider of tools and services for drug discovery and life s...

Lambert, Edwards & Associates Named Agency of Record for The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A) today announced it has added the West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative (WMSTI) to its growing list of health care clients. Based in Grand Rapids, LE&A is West Michigan's top-ranked public relations age...

Kensey Nash to Present at the Sidoti Sixth Annual West Coast Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum Conference

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY ) will present at the Sidoti Sixth Annual West Coast Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum at The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco on Tuesday, September 25, 2007. Joseph W. Kaufmann, Kensey Nash's President...

ISI Increases West Coast Life Science and Biotech Support for Emerging Companies with Expansion in San Francisco and San Diego

San Francisco Office Doubles Staff; San Diego Office to Offer Regulatory Operations Expertise WHIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Image Solutions, Inc. (ISI), a leader in providing software and services to streamline the drug development lifecycle, today announced ...

Polymer Science Releases New Silicone Gel Adhesive Products for MD&M West

Leveraging the benefits of silicone technology for healthcare applications, Polymer Science perfects its adhesive offerings MONTICELLO, Ind., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymer Science, Inc. will introduce a new line of silicone gel adhesives at MD&M West (booth 1646) from February 10-12 in A...

Healthcare needs of hurricane-hit region being monitored by West Allis company's system

West Allis, Wis. -- A Web-based system known as the Critical Infrastructure Data System (CIDS), developed by EMSystem of West Allis is being used to monitor healthcare critical needs and operational issues in the multi-state region that continues to be affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita. ...

Model predicts evolution of Mediterranean landscape following fires

...ware , the authors studied a Special Protection Area for Birds to the south west of Madrid. "We have developed a model that shows on maps how various typ...vers the Holm oak woodland along the Alberche and Cofio rivers to the south west of Madrid. "Although these results could also be extrapolated to other Medi...

Cephalon Appoints Craig C. Phillips as Vice President and General Manager of Oncology Business Unit

...ted States and Europe. U.S. sites include the company's headquarters in Frazer, Pennsylvania, and offices, laboratories or manufacturing facilities in west Chester, Pennsylvania, Salt Lake City, Utah, and suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota. Cephalon has a growing presence in Europe, the Middle East a...

FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business

...c tests in the U.S. for emerging diseases, such as west Nile Virus and SARS. HerpeSelect(R) type-specific HSV serology and west Nile Virus DxSelect(TM) are top-selling Focus Diag...developing the first laboratory developed test for west Nile virus after it was identified in New York in ...

Pharmaxis Investor Conference Call

...tor questions. The teleconference will be on Thursday 23rd July at 8.00am (Sydney), (Wednesday 22nd July at 6.00pm U.S. East Coast, 3.00pm U.S. west Coast). Telephone access (toll free) details are below: -- Australia: 1800 131 617 -- USA/Canada: 866 746 2596 -- UK: 0800 376 8...

Brain Monitor Eliminates Need for Routine Oxygen With Propofol - Friedberg's Triad Unveiled

...ystems, Inc., makers of the BIS monitor. "Most cosmetic surgery tragedies, like those of Olivia Goldsmith, 'First Wives' Club' author, Donde west and Stephanie Kuleba, are anesthesia related, and most are avoidable," says Dr. Barry Friedberg, founder of Goldilocks Anesthesia Foundation, a n...

Significant Milestone Marks the Beginning of FDA-Authorized Breast Cancer Trial

...vents, or otherwise. Contact: Timothy Schwiers Investor Relations 813-849-7859 Quantum Immunologics, Inc. 2202 N. west Shore Blvd., Suite 200 P.O. Box 20727 Tampa, Florida 33623 This release was issued through eReleases(TM). For more information...

Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Peake to Join the Cellphire Board of Directors

...ope and most recently as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. A native of St. Louis and graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at west Point , Peake attended medical school after serving in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division, where he was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart...

Kornberg Associates Architects Selected to Develop Design for New Stanford University Imaging Center

...th sites are primarily interior spaces. The MEG will be located in interior space on the 4th floor and the MRI facility will be in the basement of the west wing. The MEG will be located in existing interior office space and requires the complete demolition and renovation of 1,160 ft2. The MRI facility w...

Galichia Heart Hospital Partners with Mobile Surgery International to Develop Wichita-based Center of Excellence with Global Convenience(TM)

...ultaneously deliver choice, quality, and cost containment to patients. It sent an uninsured American and his American surgical team to Trinidad in the west Indies. In so doing, MSI delivered the treatment the patient chose and cut his cost by more than half. Galichia Heart Hospital is an 82-bed fu...

MasterControl and Datafarm Launch GxP2eCTD at the DIA 45th Annual Meeting

...tion (DIA) 45th Annual Meeting. The companies will jointly host a launch party to be held on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 at Buster's Beach House at 807 west Harbor Drive (Seaport Village) in San Diego, CA. The venue is just a short walk from the San Diego Convention Center, the location of this year's DIA...

Digital Healthcare Specialist Cadient Group Ranked #2 on List of Full-service Advertising Agencies in the Philadelphia Region

... west CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadient Group , the premier strategic interactive marketing agency serving the healthcare industry, toda...

New Test from Quest Diagnostics Helps Physicians Choose HIV Antiretroviral Therapy in Patients with History of Drug Resistance

... function. The two major viruses that cause AIDS are HIV-1 and HIV-2. The most common, HIV-1, is found worldwide, while HIV-2 is primarily confined to west Africa. The most advanced stage of HIV infection is AIDS, or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. HIV can take up to 15 years to develop into AIDS, a p...

CardioDynamics Agrees to be Acquired by SonoSite for $1.35 Per Share

...al advisor and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP acted as legal counsel to CardioDynamics. GCA Savvian acted as financial advisor and Fenwick & west LLP acted as legal counsel to SonoSite. About CardioDynamics CardioDynamics ( www.cdic.com ), the ICG Company, is the innovator and leader ...

Cadient Group Brings Home the Gold and Two Bronze Aster Awards

... Interactive Agency Recognized for Excellence in Healthcare Marketing west CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadient Group , the premier strategic interactive marketing agency serving the healthcare industry, today...

Industry Professionals Get Schooled in Real-World Oncology Issues at NCCN Academy

... NCCN announces open registration for a west coast session of NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology(T...ugs and biologics in cancer care. Enrollment is currently open for the west coast session of NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology(T...

Providence Health & Services Increases Revenue by $35 Million Using Concuity ClearContracts

...on, Montana, Oregon and California. Providence continues the legacy of the Sisters of Providence and the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary in the west spanning more than 150 years. "The expansion of our relationship with Concuity is a reflection of working with a company that understands our nee...

PAREXEL Experts to Present Leading Insights at Drug Information Association 45th Annual Meeting

... The New "Next Door" in Global Development: When East Goes west or west Goes East--Session Chair and Speaker: Carolyn Finkle, M.Sc., Vice President...

Nature parks can save species as climate changes

...vide corridors for the movement of wildlife between them. It protects one of the largest remaining blocks of intact forest in the Upper Guinea Area of west Africa. ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Data From Its Phase II Bavituximab Breast Cancer Trial at 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting

...tory cancer: Preliminary results. Authors: N. K. Ibrahim, L. Wong, L. Rosen, J. Shan Time: Monday June 1, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Location: Level 2, west Hall C Abstract No: 1080 About Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of...

Mersana Reports Preliminary Phase 1 Results of XMT-1001 in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors

...ntal Therapeutics: Cytotoxic Chemotherapy Type: General Poster Session Time: Saturday May 30, 2009, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Location: Level 2, west Hall C About Fleximer (R) The key component of Mersana's platform is Fleximer(R), a novel, biodegradable and bio-inert polymer that ca...

NIMOTUZUMAB DEMONSTRATES EFFICACY IN RANDOMIZED HEAD & NECK CANCER STUDY WITHOUT THE TOXICITIES ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER EGFR DRUGS

...5s, 2009; Abstract No: 6041; Session: Head and Neck Cancer; Type: General Poster Session; Time: Monday June 1, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM; Location: Level 2, west Hall C). The trial was sponsored by Biocon Ltd., the licensee from CIMAB S.A. for nimotuzumab in India. About YM BioSciences YM BioSciences ...

LASIK and Vision Correction Experts from Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Achieve Top Awards at ASCRS Meeting

...as well as methods to decrease the risk of permanent injury. Omaha LASIK Eye surgery expert William Schlichtemeier of LaserVision Correction in west Omaha, Nebraska , who attended the ASCRS noted that "the fact that continues to resonate with me is the people who know it best are taking advant...

Gerresheimer Opens New High-Tech Production Facility for Pharma Glass in China

...ressed by the high technical standard. The state-of-the-art plant in the up-and-coming city with 800,000 inhabitants just 250 kilometers to the west of Shanghai is of outstanding strategic importance for the globally active Gerresheimer Group. A key area of focus for it is the rapidly growing Asian...

Oral VDA CYT997 - Phase I Clinical Trial Presentation at ASCO

...Develop m ental Therapeutics - Vascula r Targeting poster session on Saturday 30th May from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (US EST), Level 2, west Hall C. The poster entitled " P h ase I e val u ation of orally-ad m inistered CYT997, a nov e l cytotox...

YM BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF RANDOMIZED NIMOTUZUMAB STUDY TO BE PRESENTED IN A POSTER AT ASCO ANNUAL MEETING

...ncer (abstract # 6041)" will be presented in the Head and Neck Cancer general poster session on Monday, June 1 from 8:00AM until 12:00PM on Level 2 in west Hall C. About YM BioSciences YM BioSciences Inc. is a life sciences product development company that identifies and advances a diverse portf...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Data to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

...on, Saturday May 30, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, Level 2, west Hall C Authors : J. J. Shah, A...ssion, Sunday May 31, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Level 2, west Hall C Authors : T. J. Herzog, J. B. Vermo...ssion, Sunday May 31, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Level 2, west Hall C Authors: A. Poveda, S. B. Kaye, R. ...
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