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Bay Area Youth to Represent ALS Patients at Giants' and Angels' Baseball Games on July 4th

SAN FRANCISCO, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Corey Reich, an ALS patient from Piedmont, California, will attend both the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim baseball games this July 4th as a representative of the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). Corey ...

Campbell Alliance Launches New Practice Area Focused on Medical Affairs

RALEIGH, N.C., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Campbell Alliance, the leading management consulting firm specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, today announced that it has launched a new practice area focused on medical affairs. As the seventh practice at Campbell Alliance, the Medica...

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...

GeneNews rolls out ColonSentry(TM) test in additional Toronto area labs

TORONTO, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - GeneNews Limited (TSX: GEN), a company focused on developing blood-based biomarker tests for the early detection of diseases and personalized health management, today announced that Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories, leading providers of laboratory servi...

Mentice, Inc. and the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) Announce Their Partnership in the Area of Procedural Medical Simulation

EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentice, Inc. and MATC have forged a relationship that will allow the two entities to work on multiple and mutually beneficial projects to further advance the use of simulation in technical colleges and teaching institutions throughout North America. M...

American Laser Centers Opens Three Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Clinics

Laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation, VelaShape and three new clinics available to Minneapolis area beauty seekers MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- American Laser Centers, http://www.americanlaser.com, the largest provider of laser hair removal and other noninvasive aesthet...

Cord Blood America in Top 20 in Los Angeles Area Biotech-Biomed Companies

LOS ANGELES, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (Pink Sheets: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and internationally, to...

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and National Association Name Area Hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers

Three Hospitals in Western Pennsylvania Earn Designation PITTSBURGH, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield has named Allegheny General Hospital, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside and UPMC Passavant as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers. Complex and rar...

Boom in Older-Mom Trend Drives Bay Area IVF Experts to Launch Shared-Egg Program

Infertility specialists hope sharing donated eggs will ease shortages, especially among Asian-Americans SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- An upturn in the numbers of older women who want to become mothers has prompted infertility specialists at the Reproductive Sci...

Phlo Affiliate Reports Progress in New York City Metropolitan Area Roll-Out

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Further to Phlo Corporation's ("Phlo"") (OTC: PHLC) press release of December 27, 2007, "Phlo Affiliate Begins Roll Out to Metropolitan New York City Account Base," an affiliate of Phlo (the "Company") announced today that the Company's dis...

Cinpathogen Provides Clinical Diagnostic Consulting Services to Shanghai Area Hospitals

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinpathogen, through its partnership in the Fudan-Cinpathogen Clinical and Molecular Research Center, has begun offering clinical diagnostic technology consulting services to Shanghai area hospitals. For the past four years as part of the Shanghai Health...

Capital Area Biotechnology Partnership Receives $160,000 State Investment

Harrisburg Regional Education Consortium Promoting Advanced Technology Industries Careers HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- High school and college students from the Harrisburg area will continue learning about advanced technology careers and curriculum through a special c...

Cinpathogen Brings Together Over 40 Shanghai Area Hospitals at the First Annual Cinpathogen Hematology Conference

SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from over 40 Shanghai area hospitals, more than double the expected attendance, took part in the first annual Cinpathogen Hematology Conference at Shanghai's Equatorial Hotel. The conference, hosted by Cinpathogen Inc. and chaired by Prof...

VIA Pharmaceuticals' Lead Compound, VIA-2291, Chosen as a Top Ten Most Licensable Cardiovascular Program for Windhover Information's Therapeutic Area Partnerships Conference

- Company to be Featured on Oct 25, 2007 - SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIA Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: VIAP ) a biotechnology company focused on the development of compounds for the treatment of cardiovascular disease, announced today that Windhover Informatio...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at Windhover's Therapeutic Area Partnerships Conference

HOPKINTON, Mass., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALSE ) today announced that Dr. Frank Bobe, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer of Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc., will be presenting at Windhover Information's 2nd Annual Therapeutic Are...

Campbell Alliance Launches New Practice Area Focused on Trade and Distribution

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Campbell Alliance, the leading management consulting firm specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, announced today that it has launched a new practice: Trade and Distribution. The new practice will help clients develop strategies and add...

Research Triangle Area Health Care Collaborative Launches Bridges to Excellence(R) Initiative to Improve Quality and Lower Costs

Physician Practices Encouraged to Apply for Incentive Program RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning in 2008, physicians in and around the Research Triangle Area (RTA) who provide top-quality care will receive compensation for quality thanks to the RTA Health Care Collaborative,...

Genesis HealthCare Promotes Wendy LaBate To Senior Vice President of Operations for the Northeast Area

ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis HealthCare, a provider of long-term care services in New England for more than 25 years, announced today that Wendy LaBate has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations for the Northeast Area. In her new position, LaBate will be responsi...

Integrated Project Management Named to "Inc. 5000" for Second Year : One of the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in Chicago Area

Integrated Project Management Company, Inc. (IPM) today announced it was named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies nationwide for a second consecutive year. The firm provides onsite project management services to a broad range of industries, helping...

Horizon Therapeutics Announces Corporate Relocation to the Chicago Area

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it will move its corporate headquarters from Palo Alto, Calif. to the Chicago, Ill., area. "The relocation will help us continue growing, extend our opportu...

Agensys Founder, President, & CEO Dr. Donald Rice Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2008 Award Winner for the Greater Los Angeles Area

Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Emerging Category LOS ANGELES, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Agensys, Inc. a biotechnology company, today announced that Dr. Donald Rice, Founder, President, & CEO, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2008 Award in the Emerging ca...

Salugen Expands U.S. Distribution and Announces a Partnership with DNA Dimensions to Bring DNA Customized Nutritional Solutions to Metro Detroit Area

DNA Dimensions will market Salugen's DNA-customized nutritional solutions in southeast Michigan SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Salugen(R) ( http://www.salugen.com ), a leading personalized healthcare company, announces today a partnership with DNA Dimensions of South...

Inacoms Youth Apprentice Program Prepares Madison Area Teens for Careers in Technology Fields

Inacom Information Systems was recently recognized for its pilot project in collaboration with the Dane County Area Youth Apprenticeship Program. Since the beginning of the program in 1992, Inacom has provided information technology training, teaching and on-the-job training to primarily high-sch...

Madison Development Corporation makes loans to three area companies

Madison Development Corporation reported this week that is has made $600,000 in new "Venture Debt" loans to three, fast growing Madison area technology companies. In other news, a class-action lawsuit on behalf of Wisconsin consumers against Microsoft can proceed under the state's antitrust laws, a...

Green Bay area businesses ramp up wireless access

Wireless internet access is popping up all over Green Bay, in traditional spots such as coffee shops, the airport and hotel rooms as well as a hair salon. But it's still an open question whether communities such as Green Bay will follow Madison and Milwaukee in making contracts for large-scale w...

Pilot fund brings capital to Eau Claire area innovations

Eau Claire, Wis. - A fund to provide capital for local and regional innovations received the green light last week from the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporations Board of Directors. Developed as a result of feedback from contestants in a regional business competition, the Family a...

Milwaukee area biotech ZyStor seeks more funding

Wauwatosa, Wis. ZyStor Therapeutics, Inc. will seek additional venture funding this year in advance of filing for an investigational new drug application, president and CEO Loren G. Peterson said. Peterson explained the company's plans during an informal gathering at the Innovation Monday p...

Norlight offers voice over IP service to Wisconsin and Chicago area

Milwaukee Norlight Telecommunications , a Brookfield, Wisconsin, telecommunications provider, has launched a new voice over Internet Protocol service for small and medium-sized businesses in Wisconsin and the Chicago area. Next month, the company expects to offer the service to businesses in ...

Microparts interest group workshop

...sition of microsystem parts, extensive research is being carried out in the area of geometrical measurement on the micro-scale. 'Microparts' is a joint EURAMET research project in the area of micro co-ordinate metrology for miniature components. VSL, NPL, PTB and ...

Growth spurts

... science." Says Dahmen, "From a microscopist's point of view, the ability to observe nanoparticles in liquid solution opens new opportunities in an area that has traditionally been off-limits because electron microscopes require vacuum conditions. We can now see directly what before could only be surmi...

EGEN, Inc. Announces the Promotion of Jason Fewell, Ph.D., to Vice-President of Preclinical Research and Development

...ch and development, Dr. Fewell has authored numerous scientific publications and is a named inventor on several patents and patent applications in the area of non-viral gene and siRNA delivery. About EGEN, Inc. EGEN, Inc., is a privately held biopharmaceutical company located in Huntsville, Alaba...

NeurogesX Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

..., NeurogesX finalized an exclusive agreement with Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd. (Astellas) for the commercialization of Qutenza in the European Economic area (EEA), including the European Union, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and certain countries in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. ...

Ceregene Receives Additional Grant From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Expand Long-Term Testing of CERE-120 Patients

...terminal fields (i.e., the ends of the degenerating neurons), located in an area of the brain called the putamen. The cell bodies for these same neurons are located in a different area of the brain, called the substantia nigra. Once CERE-120 is delivered to t...

SK Life Sciences has Licensed Pristima

... disorders including epilepsy, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders. In addition to the CNS area of research, SK Life Science is working on the discovery and development of novel therapeutic compounds for the treatment of metabolic diseases. ...

VIVUS to Present at the Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference

...se 3 clinical trials for the treatment of obesity in 2009. Qnexa is also in Phase 2 clinical development for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. In the area of sexual health, VIVUS is in Phase 3 development with avanafil, its PDE5 inhibitor drug candidate, and in Phase 2 development of Luramist(TM), its dr...

Five Questions About Protopic (tacrolimus) Ointment

...itchy skin and rashes.(1) Scratching the affected area of skin may result in redness, swelling, scaling, ...atments are not advisable. Applied to the affected area of skin, TCIs can reduce the signs and symptoms of... use Protopic if they have a skin infection on the area of skin to be treated. The skin being treated sho...

Model predicts evolution of Mediterranean landscape following fires

...oftware , the authors studied a Special Protection area for Birds to the south west of Madrid. "We have...onmental Modelling & Software , tells SINC. The area studied was Special Protection area for Birds (SPAB) number 56, which covers the Holm ...

Mylan Reports Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.32 for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

...ddition, we took an important initial step in one of our targeted areas of future growth by entering into a collaborative agreement with Biocon in the area of generic biologics." Coury continued: "On the strength of the momentum provided by our first half results, coupled with what we now forecast...

NIST scientists study how to stack the deck for organic solar power

...eart of the devices. Organic photovoltaics, which rely on organic molecules to capture sunlight and convert it into electricity, are a hot research area because in principle they have significant advantages over traditional rigid silicon cells. Organic photovoltaics start out as a kind of ink that can ...

Ricardo Launches Consortium to Evaluate Lubricant Challenges of Future Low Carbon Engine Technologies

...y bringing together interested parties from each of these industry sectors, Ricardo aims to create a framework in which fundamental challenges in this area can be investigated and researched in a pre-competitive manner for the mutual benefit of participating companies. Particular areas of interest ...
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