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Bacteria pack their own demise

Brussels - Numerous pathogens contain an 'internal time bomb', a deadly mechanism that can be used against them. After years of work, VIB researchers at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) were able to determine the structure and operating mechanism of the proteins involved. This clears the road ...

Gerresheimer Holds its own in Difficult Environment

- Sales in the First Half of 2009 (Excluding Technical Plastics) at Prior Year Level - Growth in the Pharma Business - Sales Decline in the Cyclical Segments of Cosmetics and Laboratory Glassware In the first half of 2009, Gerresheimer AG achieved sales at the pr...

Cord Blood America to Acquire or Build Its Own Stem Cell Laboratory

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: 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 interna...

Suzanne Somers To Promote Growing Importance of Storing Your Own Adult Stem Cells Under Alliance With NeoStem, Inc.

Successful Actress, Author, Businesswoman and Medical Advocate to Assist NeoStem in Public Awareness Program NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (Amex: NBS ) has announced an alliance with Suzanne Somers to create a multi-year awareness program to help e...

Survey Sees Mass. CEOs as Bullish on Own Businesses

High Expectations for Biotech Plan LOWELL, Mass., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of Massachusetts CEOs are somewhat optimistic about their own companies, but are concerned about the current state and national economies, according to a new statewide poll of 500 CEOs release...

ThalesNano Inc. Opens Own Representation in the United Kingdom and has New Distribution Agreements for Europe and India

BUDAPEST, Hungary, September 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ThalesNano Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of flow chemistry, flow reactor technology, and hydrogenation technology solutions, announced today that it had continued to expand globally by opening a subsidiary in the United Kingdom and b...

Maybe its time to write our own television shows about Wisconsin

MADISON, WI With the Fox Network ready to air a sitcom set in mythical Waterford Falls, Wis., the Badger state will once again bask in prime-time televisions limelight whether it wants to or not. Consider yourself warned: A Minute with Stan Hooper, which stars Norm Macdonald of Saturday Night L...

File Swapping: Download at your own Risk

In recent months, entertainment companies have hit universities and colleges across the country, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with complaints documenting alleged copyright infringement of both movies and music over their networks. Last February, Universal Studios sent several c...

What If We Cut Our Own Path?

What if we didnt spend so much time trying to be the next Silicon Valley? I have lived in both places, and if Wisconsins technology roadmap is to become a Midwest carbon copy of Silicon Valley, we should save ourselves the frustration. The cultural differences in business, labor and general popul...

Rodney Dykehouse of Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin warns against tech for its own sake

Rodney Dykehouse is a featured speaker at the Digital Healthcare Conference 2005 on choosing technologies that advance organizations. Rodney Dykehouse does not chase technology. For the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin CIO, implementing electronic medical records and other systems i...

30 days to success: Three simple steps to create your own international startup

Becoming the president of an international corporation used to take a lifetime of hard work. Now, it can be done with a PC, strong entrepreneurial spirit, and in less than 30 days. The idea of being self-employed seems daunting to many professionals. It's estimated that 80 percent of businesse...

Small colleges get their own grant program

Madison, Wis . - To address non-existent sales to the nation's small colleges, DNASTAR, Inc. has announced it will provide grants to small colleges to help them acquire its Lasergene sequence analysis software. The nation's small colleges produce some novel scientific research, but they don't...

Why Milwaukee needs its own thriving research base

Don't suggest to UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Carlos Santiago that research projects on his campus will get ahead by pilfering from programs at UW-Madison. He'll probably laugh at you. "Let's get real," Santiago told listeners at a recent Madison forum on the future of higher education in Wisconsin. ...

Human stem cells stand on their own

A colony of human embryonic stem cells grown over a period of 10 months in 2004 in the absence of mouse feeder cells. The cell nuclei are stained green; the cell surface appears in red. Photo courtesy of Ren-He Xu/UW-Madison. Madison, Wis. Tackling a pressing and controversial technical barri...

Schering-Plough Shareholders Approve Merger With Merck

...merger proxy/prospectus dated June 25, 2009. Schering-Plough is an innovation-driven, science-centered global health care company. Through its own biopharmaceutical research and collaborations with partners, Schering-Plough creates therapies that help save and improve lives around the world. The...

NeurogesX Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...eting with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to discuss U.S. reimbursement. The Company is also evaluating metrics to help size its own U.S. specialty sales force, and remains in active discussions regarding a potential U.S. co-promotion agreement. Anthony DiTonno, President...

New angle on gecko research

...ll as in the lab. Insights gained through basic research assist them in designing experiments through an appreciation of how evolution has crafted its own solutions to complex problems. The goal of Russell's research is to try to understand this complex traction system and to apply this knowledge to ...

Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme (JWTP)

...iesel trees shall be introduced to the trainees with the agronomy, technology and economics of the said trees with Jatropha biofuel projects for their own business needs" Talking on the forthcoming Jatrophaworld training October 2009, the Director Training Mr. S.S. Mishra said "Jatrophaworl...

Nektar Therapeutics to Present at the BMO Capital Markets 9th Annual Focus on Healthcare Conference in New York City

...ave enabled nine approved products for partners, which include leading biopharmaceutical companies. Nektar is also developing a robust pipeline of its own potentially high-value therapeutics to address unmet medical needs by leveraging and expanding its technology platforms to improve and enable molecule...

Nektar to Announce Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2009 on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets

...ave enabled nine approved products for partners, which include leading biopharmaceutical companies. Nektar is also developing a robust pipeline of its own potentially high-value therapeutics to address unmet medical needs by leveraging and expanding its technology platforms to improve and enable molecule...

Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

...h the incidence of non-healing bone injuries and their consequences have increased. Orthopedic surgeons for decades have been using a patient's own bone (autologous bone) to improve healing. Harvesting bone from a second site to augment healing has been the gold standard but not without drawbacks...

Cardiogenesis Corporation Makes Pre-IDE Submission for PHOENIX Combination Delivery System

... company plans to evaluate the therapeutic effect of delivering Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in combination with TMR. PRP is derived from the patient's own circulating blood and is well documented in clinical applications for its angiogenic effect and accelerated wound healing response. Center for ...

Cardium Provides Update on Phase 2b Excellarate Clinical Study and Plans for Additional Tissue Repair Applications

...th factor-B protein (PDGF-B), an important key in the human body's wound healing process. Sustained, localized micro-release of PDGF-B by a patient's own cells directly at the wound site is believed to stimulate angiogenesis and granulation tissue formation through the recruitment and proliferation of c...

United States FDA Clears the REGEN Trial to Test Bioheart's Combination Gene and Stem Cell Therapy in Heart Failure Patients

...congestive heart failure patients post myocardial infarction(s). MyoCell SDF-1 is a composition of myogenic stem cells derived from a patient's own thigh muscle that has been modified to over express the SDF-1 protein. The product candidate is prepared with an 18-step proprietary method in a cGMP ...

NeoGenomics Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... relationship with our largest customer, a Florida-based oncology services company. During the quarter, we assisted this customer in developing their own capability to perform a portion of their bladder cancer FISH testing in-house while simultaneously working with them to expand the scope of other test...

Sechrist Industries, World Leader in Hyperbaric Chambers, Announces Edward Pulwer as President/CEO

...se in the world. The company offers a comprehensive range of equipment and is the only manufacturer of monoplace hyperbaric chambers that produces its own acrylic pressure cylinder, thus maintaining rigid control of quality and exacting specifications. Sechrist supports its many hyperbaric healthcare cus...

Histogen Hair Regrowth Clinical Trial Presented at ISHRS Annual Meeting

...lly major paradigm shift from conventional treatment options to one that can promote the growth of new or dormant hairs using principles of the body's own regenerative mechanisms." About Histogen Histogen, launched in 2007, seeks to redefine regenerative medicine by developing a series of high...

SAPHRIS(R) (asenapine) Meets Primary Endpoint in Long-Term Extension Study in Patients With Predominant, Persistent Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

...eople in Europe. About Schering-Plough Schering-Plough is an innovation-driven, science-centered global health care company. Through its own biopharmaceutical research and collaborations with partners, Schering-Plough creates therapies that help save and improve lives around the world. The...

Oprah, Luke Skywalker and Maradona -- new study investigates how our brains respond to them

...- increased along the hierarchical structure within the areas they recorded from. Moreover, Professor Quian Quiroga found neurons responding to his own pictures and name, thus suggesting that such neuronal representations can be generated relatively fast, because he was unknown to the patient a day or...

QRxPharma Initiates Comparative Phase 2 Proof-of-Concept Study for MoxDuo(TM) IV Pain Therapy

... treatment period. In Part 1, rapid dosing will be used by the physician to achieve maximal reductions in pain. In Part 2, patients will manage their own pain relief on an "as needed" basis using self-administered PCA (patient controlled analgesia). The MoxDuo(TM) IV and morphine groups will be compare...

NewBridge Pharmaceuticals Announces Licensing of Pylera(R) for Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Caspian Region

...ase, cholestatic liver diseases, irritable bowel syndrome, and complications related to pancreatic insufficiency. Axcan's products are marketed by its own dedicated and specialized sales forces both in North America and the European Union. The company also markets its products in more than 40 countries t...

Novavax Announces Appointment of John J. Trizzino as Senior Vice President, International and Government Alliances

...ibilities at MedImmune and work with the RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) market should be most valuable to Novavax as we continue development of our own RSV vaccine. I am excited to have him join our Company and look forward to his contributions to our rapidly expanding vaccine business." Mr....

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves a 100% Total Kill (Pass) Against the Life Threatening Clostridium Difficile (C.diff) Spores in Independent EPA Required Protocol Testing.

...anding of a perfect independent test score, against the very dangerous and resilient C.diff microorganism. These ATS lab results stand firmly on their own accord and what is now public record. I will only add that the creation of our Ygiene(TM) formula by Dr. Kielbania and his entire scientific team make...

Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for 2009 Second Quarter

...irst quarter 2009 10-Q, filed May 1, 2009. Schering-Plough is an innovation-driven, science-centered global health care company. Through its own biopharmaceutical research and collaborations with partners, Schering-Plough creates therapies that help save and improve lives around the world. The...

Practice makes perfect -- motor memory possible for neuroprosthetic control

...nia, Berkeley, taught macaque monkeys to use their own brain signals to move a computer cursor to various...to a given route commuting to work. "When your own body performs motor tasks repeatedly, the movement...happening with something that is not part of one's own body. We have demonstrated that the brain is able ...

American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals

...st, only a half or a third of mothers are familiar with the other options. When questioned about the factors most important to them when testing their own children for allergies, 93 percent of the surveyed mothers cited accuracy as their top concern. Other important survey findings include: ...

Karl Strauss and GreenHouse Partner to Create Alternative Fuel from Beer Waste

...ing the E-Fuel MicroFuelerTM, they can safely and efficiently distill their own ethanol. “One person’s waste can be another’s treasu...homeowners and small businesses to safely and cost-effectively create their own fuel, on-site. About Karl Strauss Brewing Company: Two college grads,...

Sumavel(TM) DosePro(TM) (sumatriptan injection) Approved by FDA for Acute Migraine and Cluster Headache: First Product Featuring Novel DosePro Needle-Free Delivery System

...shared entrepreneurial spirit of our Zogenix team, our business partners and our investors." Zogenix plans to launch Sumavel DosePro with its own sales force and a co-promotion partner, and will make the product commercially available as soon as possible. About Sumavel DosePro Sum...

NeoStem, Inc. Appoints Leading Chinese Medical Official to Its Advisory Board

...eoStem, Inc. NeoStem is developing a network of adult stem cell collection centers that are focused on enabling people to donate and store their own (autologous) stem cells when they are young and healthy for their personal use in times of future medical need. The Company has also entered into rese...

Champions Biotechnology Partners with Do-Coop Technologies to Advance Its Novel Oncology Compound Into Biomerk Tumorgraft(TM) Testing

...ertreatment.com About Do-Coop Technologies Ltd. Do-Coop Technologies Ltd. specializing in manufacturing and commercialization of its own novel and proprietary water-based nanotechnology, branded as Neowater((R)). Neowater((R)) displays a clear shift in water known physical properties du...
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