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New catalyst paves the path for ethanol-powered fuel cells

UPTON, NY A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Delaware and Yeshiva University, has developed a new catalyst that could make ethanol-powered fuel cells feasible. The highly efficient ...

Lentigen Corporation and PATH Announce Partnership on Innovative Vaccine for Pandemic Influenza

Partnership will accelerate research of potential vaccine for low-resource countries SEATTLE, and GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The biotech company Lentigen Corporation and the nonprofit global health organization PATH announced today a partnership to accelerate research on a ...

Indevus and FDA Agree on Path Forward for NEBIDO(R)

Existing European Data Will Be Used for NDA Resubmission Planned For First Quarter 2009 LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEV ) announced today that it has reached agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Admi...

Connecticut State Medical Society and Genomas Co-Sponsor Forum on DNA-Guided Medicine and the Path to Personalized Health Care

FDA Expert on Pharmacogenomics Offers a Prescription for Progress WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Connecticut State Medical Society is joining with Genomas(R), a biomedical company advancing DNA-guided medicine and personalized healthcare, to co-sponsor a symposium -- DNA-Gui...

Regulatory Path for Bronchitol in Bronchiectasis

SYDNEY, Australia, May 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaxis (AXS: PSX; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced that it has agreed with advice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the design of a pivotal Phase 3 trial of the company's mucus clearing agent, Bronchitol, in patients w...

Discussions With FDA on Pixantrone EXTEND (PIX301) Trial Provide Path for NDA Submission

Significant Difference in Primary Endpoint Could be Acceptable With Fewer Patients Than Originally Planned SEATTLE, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq: CTIC ) (MTAX: CTIC) announced today that following discussions with the U.S. Food and ...

Part 1 Project performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

Editors Note: Michael J. Weymier, PMP, is founder of PM Maturity and joins the Wisconsin Technology Network as a columnist. In this new column, Continuous Improvement, Weymier will be exploring the various aspects of project management as part of an exclusive series for WTN. Part 1 So, ...

Part 2 Project performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

Michael J. Weymier, PMP, is founder of PM Maturity and joins the Wisconsin Technology Network as a columnist. He will be exploring the various aspects of project management as part of a WTN-excusive series. This article is part two of the series. TQM - survival is optional Deming is repor...

Part 3 Project performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

TOC Why common sense in project management isnt always so common Despite more than 40 years of critical path-project scheduling, most projects are still late, over budget and without the results they promised. Whats the problem? What should we do? After the project is over we rationalize tha...

Part 4 Project Performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

Part 4) COBIT Governance or anarchy - your choice! So what does government have to do with continuous improvement? Oh sorry! I didnt mean government -- I meant governance ! Theres a relationship between good government and good governance. You could say that government caused governan...

Part 5 Project Performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

CMM / CMMI Evolution, not revolution Your business card reads project manager. You just paid your annual PMI membership dues. Youve been to training, regularly participate in seminars and sleep with scholarly journals under your pillow (osmosis). The methodology on your desk is almost worn ou...

Part 6 Project Performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

6 Sigma the Greeks would be proud So how many boards can you break with one whack? Or, a better question might be, how many projects can you juggle at one time? Even more important what projects are on your plate? Are they the ones that will best improve your organizations position in the m...

Process or practice - Choosing a path to innovation

Every organization wants more innovation -- but how to best produce it? Some believe innovation results from creating the right environment to enable inspiration and invention among employees. Innovation is left up to individuals to create in their own unique ways. But few managers are comfortable ...

UW finds new path to anti-cancer agents

Madison, Wis. - Probing a class of enzymes routinely used to synthesizing some of nature's most potent drugs, a team of Wisconsin scientists has found a new way to expand on nature's chemical creativity to make critical anticancer agents and antibiotics. Writing this week (Sept. 1) in the jour...

GenVec Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... associated services schedule with Cobra BioManufacturing. Vaccine Programs GenVec expanded an existing contract with the path Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) to support the development of vaccines to fight malaria through MVI and USAID funding. This contract is valued at app...

Cord Blood America Retires $2.53M Obligation

...CBAI has only the put option agreement obligation with SIOF remaining on its balance sheet. Cord Blood America regards this as a key milestone on its path to being able to operate debt free," said Matthew Schissler, Cord Blood America Founder and CEO. "Shelter Island provided us with the capital to purc...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Program Highlights

...r this year and intends to explore partnership opportunities as a potential path to continue the development of ANA773. Reported PK/PD Data for ANA77...weeks; and (viii) plans to explore partnership opportunities as a potential path to continue the development of ANA773. Such forward-looking statements inv...

Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...nt installations. In addition, our cost savings, productivity gains and inventory reductions significantly reduced cash utilization, accelerating our path toward cash flow breakeven," added Hrusovsky. 2009 Guidance The Company projects full year revenue of $126 to $129 million, which repr...

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

...ew consortium, Ricardo project director for fuels and lubricants, Craig Goodfellow, said: "In order to enable the next crucial steps to be made on the path to improving fuel economy and reducing the carbon emissions of road transport, it is essential that the oil, lubricant additive and automotive industr...

GenVec Expands Contract Supporting Malaria Vaccine Program

... (Nasdaq: GNVC ) announced the expansion of an existing contract with the path Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) to support the development of vaccines to ...ram for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH): www.path.org path Malaria Vaccine Initiative: www.malariavaccine.org USAID Mal...

Genetically engineered bacteria compute the route

...ssic mathematical problem known as the Hamiltonian path Problem. The research extends previous work pub...olve the Burnt Pancake Problem. The Hamiltonian path Problem asks whether there is a route in a network... the bacteria to enable them to find a Hamiltonian path in a three-node graph. Bacteria that successfully ...

NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video

... uses a collimated laser beama beam consisting of a series of parallel rays of light and similar to a laser pointer. When an object is placed into path of the microscope's beam, the object scatters some of the beam's light into a complex diffraction pattern. The scattered light overlaps with the origi...

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

...-licensed compounds to enter Biomerk Tumorgraft evaluation. Our Biomerk Tumorgraft technology enables identification of the most promising development path for the compound in terms of indication, drug combination, and target patient populations. Studies suggest that evaluations of compounds through Biome...

A Swiss Team Uses Transcranial MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound to Treat Patients With Functional Brain Disorders

...ding infections, bleeding and damage to surrounding brain tissue," Dr. Jeanmonod explained. "Also, only patients whose target tissue lies in the clear path of the probe are eligible for the invasive procedure," he said. "We now have early clinical evidence suggesting that transcranial MRgFUS prov...

Sparta Systems' TrackWise(R) Solution Delivers Workforce Training and Learning Initiatives for Cangene Corporation

...ise-wide system that could be tailored to Cangene's specific needs to support employees' self-directed learning initiatives, cross-training and career path development, as well as development of fundamental transferrable skills. The TrackWise solution is enabling the company to manage training curriculu...

Nanopillars promise cheap, efficient, flexible solar cells

...3-D configuration means the requirements for quality and purity of the input materials are less stringent and less costly. Nanopillar arrays are a new path to versatile solar modules." ...

Microbix Files First Patent Applications On Novel Technology Platform For Large Semen Sexing Market

...nc. (TSX:MBX) announced today that it has filed key patent applications based on its novel semen sexing discoveries and that it will now embark on the path to commercialization of this exciting technology. Microbix' recent discoveries should provide a more cost-effective platform for semen sexing and si...

King and Pain Therapeutics Announce REMOXY(R) NDA Update

...o discuss the Complete Response Letter regarding the New Drug Application (NDA) for REMOXY(R). The outcome of this meeting provided King with a clear path forward to resubmit the REMOXY(R) NDA and to address all FDA comments in the Complete Response Letter. King now anticipates the resubmission of t...

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Announces Plans for Remainder of 2009

...nd contract development organizations. "We believe ANX-530 has a clear path to NDA submission that involves a small number of remaining activities and ...kly re-start much of that work, as well as to continue to evaluate the best path forward for ANX-514. An update on our NDA submission timeline will be prov...

BIO Ventures for Global Health Announces Management Changes

...vesting in global health R&D, to creating Innovation Maps that define a path toward making new breakthrough therapies, we thank Chris for his commitment... Melinda Moree, Ph.D., previously served as Executive Director for the path Malaria Vaccine Initiative, a $50 million/year Product Development Partners...

UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases

...clerosis (MS), diabetic neuropathy, Guillain-Barr syndrome, and other demyelinating conditions are caused when nerve signals can't travel their normal path from node to node due to myelin breakdown. Within the brain and spinal cord, where the damage from MS occurs, cells called oligodendrocytes surround t...

Carbon Design Innovations, Inc. Introduces Carbon Nanotube Probe Technology for Atomic Force Microscopy, CNT-Probes Deliver New Level of AFM Imaging Performance

... them to make significant advances in AFM research. The new CNT AFM probes from C|D|I are compatible with all major AFM systems, giving users an easy path for improving AFM performance without making a substantial investment in new instrumentation. The CCHAR probe offers high-aspect ratio imaging cap...

Novo Nordisk Convenes Policy and Clinical Experts at Diabetes Media Summit

...evelop the disease, despite the fact that one-in-two Americans are affected by diabetes. While this knowledge gap is a barrier to changing the current path of diabetes, there is room for optimism. "As with many things, the biggest impediment to changing diabetes is changing people's minds. The Diabe...

DNA2.0 Awarded US Patents for Breakthrough Gene Optimization Technology -- Company's Unique Algorithm Enables Expression Yields up to 50 Times Greater than Competing Approaches

...th the recently released pJexpress E coli expression vectors, DNA2.0's patented codon optimization technology offers the most integrated and efficient path from virtual sequence to expressed protein. While many other gene synthesis companies offshore manufacturing to areas of the world with lax IP protect...

CSL Limited and Talecris Biotherapeutics Agree to Terminate Merger Agreement

...rman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "After discussions with CSL, we have mutually agreed that litigation regarding the antitrust issue was not the path forward. Based on a careful analysis of the situation and all alternatives available, we believe that termination of the merger agreement is in the b...

Neptune Products to be commercialized by BAYER HealthCare

... a partner of the caliber of Bayer supports Neptune's business and scientific choice to pursue the more demanding and challenging clinical development path of assessing safety and effectiveness of its products. As planned, it has been strategic to invest the time and resources into building a complete por...

Scientists create metal that pumps liquid uphill

...on a microprocessor, so we can perform chemical or biological work with a tiny bit of liquid," says Guo. "Blood could precisely travel along a certain path to a sensor for disease diagnostics. With such a tiny system, a nurse wouldn't need to draw a whole tube of blood for a test. A scratch on the skin mi...

Walsh College and Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services Team Up To Offer New Series of 'Take Charge' Workshops for the Unemployed

...The Walsh College partnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services illustrates how business and business educators are creating a path so that those who are unemployed can begin and pursue new careers in business," said Stephanie Bergeron, president and CEO, Walsh College . "Our part...

Leading North American Emergency Medical Services Provider British Columbia Ambulance Service Selects NICE Inform for Improved Service

... and Telecommunications, BC Ambulance Service. "We're also planning to add Voice over IP in the future and NICE offered a clear and seamless migration path to capture these and other Next Gen 9-1-1 communications." Furthermore, BCAS has a unique relationship with E-Comm (Emergency Communications fo...

Results From Neurotech's NT-501 Phase 2 Retinitis Pigmentosa Studies Demonstrate Consistent Biological Effect on Photoreceptors

...Executive Officer of Neurotech. "We will continue to follow the patients in these studies and plan to discuss the results and the clinical development path with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)," added Mr. Danse. "We are pleased that the NT-501 treatment has shown a positive biological effect o...
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