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Stem Cell Cord Blood 'Banking' Is Huge Global Business for Hospitals, Says CEO of Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc.

SAN DIEGO, July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David Koos, Chairman and CEO of San Diego-based Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMSN), today said that he believes that stem cell cord blood banking is a "huge business opportunity for hospitals worldwide." The Bio-Matrix CEO stat...

GPhA Says BIO Cries Wolf on Senate Biogenerics Proposal

ARLINGTON, Va., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) released the following statement today from GPhA President and CEO Kathleen Jaeger on The Biotechnology Industry Organization's (BIO's) erroneous claims regarding the Senate HELP Biogenerics amendments. "BIO'...

Government Mandates Create Guaranteed Market for Bio-Fuel, Says Frost & Sullivan

SINGAPORE, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally, the largest market for bio-diesel is the European Union. The EU's commitment to achieve a reduction in CO2 emissions by 8.0 percent between 2008 and 2012 has resulted in the setting of a target of 5.75 percent bio-fuels of all transportation f...

Cord Blood America Says Debt Reduced $4.194 Million in 2009

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 27 /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 inter...

'Adipose-derived' Stem Cells Could Help Traumatic Brain Injury Patients, Says Bio-Matrix Scientific Group's, Entest BioMedical Inc. Researcher

SAN DIEGO, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr. Feng Lin, Director of Research at Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMSN) and Entest BioMedical Inc., today stated that he believes that an effective new therapy for "traumatic brain injury" (TBI) using autologous "adipose-derived...

NIH News Confirms Trend in Stem Cell 'Storage' Facilities, says CEO of San Diego-based Bio-Matrix Scientific Group

SAN DIEGO, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David Koos, Chairman and CEO of San Diego-based Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMSN) announced today that the important discovery reported on Wednesday, March 25 by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH; www.nih...

Bio-Matrix Scientific Group CEO Tells Wall Street Transcript That 'Positive Cash Flow' Is Possible in '09; New Stem Cell Banking Facility Is Growth Vehicle Over the Next Two Years, Says CEO in Exclusive News Interview

SAN DIEGO, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David Koos, Chairman and CEO of San Diego-based Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMSN), told the editors of The Wall Street Transcript, a New York City financial news weekly, that there is an excellent possibility that the company ...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Primary Agenda Displayed Says Dr. Barry Friedberg of Cosmetic Surgery Anesthesia

ASA Stalwart in Unresponsiveness to Patient Safety & Satisfaction Record Challenge CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) functions much like the American Medical Association (AMA). Both publish monthly educational journals ( Anest...

The Need for Safe and Affordable Biopharmaceuticals Drives the Development of the European Biosimilars Market, Says Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the initial regulatory hiccups, the number of biosimilars in the European market is set to increase gradually. The patent expiry of key biopharmaceuticals has opened up numerous lucrative market opportunities, while driving the development of biosimilars. I...

ThermoGenesis Says FDA Concurs with Plan for Previously Announced AXP(TM) Bagset Recall

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ThermoGenesis, Corp. (Nasdaq: KOOL ), a leading supplier of innovative products and services that process and store adult stem cells, said today that the FDA has agreed with its plan to remedy the voluntary recall of certain lots of AXP d...

In Analyst Interview, Cord Blood America Says Stem Cells Now Front and Center for Researchers and Investors

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 5 /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 internati...

Despite Decline in Share of Global Output, U.S. Science Impact Still Strong, Says Thomson Reuters

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters today announced the results of a study showing that the United States' share of scientific research output continues to shrink while Asia-Pacific's share of output rises. Nevertheless, the U.S. retains a h...

Governor Rendell Says Life Science Industry Will Fuel New Breakthroughs, Generate Jobs for Decades to Come

Encourages Forum Attendees to Keep up Fight, Restore U.S.'s Leadership PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's commitment to developing and diversifying its biotechnology business sector has helped it to weather the economic downturn and set the stage for future o...

Self-powered devices possible, says Texas A&M researcher

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Dec. 1, 2008 Imagine a self-powering cell phone that never needs to be charged because it converts sound waves produced by the user into the energy it needs to keep running. It's not as far-fetched as it may seem thanks to the recent work of Tahir Cagin, a professor in the...

Stem Cell Profits Five Years Away, Says Repair Stem Cell Institute Chairman to The Wall Street Transcript

BANGKOK, Thailand, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Margolis, Chairman of The Repair Stem Cell Institute LLC (RSCI; http://www.RepairStemCells.org ) based in Bangkok, Thailand told The Wall Street Transcript (TWST) in an exclusive news interview published today that future profits inside the stem ...

Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Says State Number 1 in New Biotechnology Study

Magazine Ranks Pennsylvania Ahead of California, Massachusetts HARRISBURG, Pa., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's efforts to develop and diversify its biotechnology business sector have made it the number one state in the nation in the newest Business Facilities magazine stud...

Healthcare Industry Faces Mounting Pressure to Prevent On-The-Job Violence, Says Veteran Safety and Health Attorney

- New law in New Jersey could be sign of things to come NEWARK, N.J., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Anxiety about workplace violence is nowhere more acute than among healthcare workers, who by some estimates are 16 times more likely to become the target of on-the-job violence than their count...

Facelift for Resumes Offers Hope for Job Seekers, says Resume Writing Service

Professional Pixie Dust from Resume Writing Service Can Help You Land a Job San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) July 1, 2008 -- When age is a problem in the job search, don't hesitate to use the Delete key on your professional resume or bio. Experience should be an asset, but in...

Cord Blood America CEO Matthew Schissler Says Operations Significantly Streamlined

LOS ANGELES, April 29 /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 internationa...

Cord Blood America Says Pennsylvania Joins New York and California in Establishing Educational Programs on the Benefits of Umbilical Cord Blood Storage

LOS ANGELES, April 11 /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 international...

Atherotech Says Detailed Cholesterol Test Can Help Doctors and Patients Choose Best Therapy

VAP Cholesterol test can help doctors and clinicians identify best treatment options for patients at risk of heart disease BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical trial results from a new cholesterol-fighting drug combination point to the need for more detailed cholesterol...

Carbon nanotubes to be replaced by MoSIx nanowires in high-tech devices says new study

Carbon nanotubes have long been touted as the wonder material of the future. Applications cited for carbon nanotubes range from super fast computers and ultra small electronics through to materials that are lightweight yet super strong and tougher than diamond. Several techniques have been dev...

Biotechnology Needed to Help Meet Growing Global Needs for Food, Feed, Fuel and Materials, DuPont Chairman & CEO Says at World Food Prize

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont Chairman and CEO Charles O. Holliday, Jr., today told participants at the World Food Prize that biotechnology will enable the world to keep pace with the rapid growth in global demand for food, feed, fuel and materials. "Biotechnology...

Biogenerics Will Save Billions, Says Hospira CEO

- GPhA Keynote Emphasizes Generic Industry Readiness and Questions Fiscal and Social Responsibility of Delaying Biogenerics - WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Expensive biologic medicines are arriving at a critical crossroads as decades-old patents expire, and generic comp...

Venture Capitalists to Invest in Promising PA Life Science Companies, Governor Rendell Says

Pittsburgh & Philadelphia Firms to Help Stimulate Biotech Sector HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is setting the stage for future opportunity and innovation while expanding its reputation as a leader in the life science industry, Governor Edward G...

Pathway for Biosimilars Act Protects Patients, Promotes Competition, Preserves Innovation and Creates Quality Jobs, Lilly Says

INDIANAPOLIS, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) announced its support for the Pathway for Biosimilars Act. The U.S. has a 25-year history of success with laws promoting the discovery of new, chemical-based medicines and providing an abbreviated approval...

California's International Stem Cell Collaborations Must Be Based on Scientific Merit, Consumer Group Says

SANTA MONICA , Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California's plans to join in cooperative stem cell research efforts with Canada and the Australian state of Victoria should be supported so long as they are based on scientific merit, not merely the glamour and glitz of playing on the ...

Sales of Stem Cell Products Expected to Reach $87 Million in 2008, Leading Medical Industry Analyst Says

Robin R. Young to Provide 10-Year Forecast at 3rd Annual Stem Cell Summit on Feb. 26 PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem cell product sales in the United States totaled $36 million in 2007, a 119 percent increase from the previous year, and are expected to re...

Venture Capitalists Bullish on Greentech and Biotech, KPMG Study Says

China and India remain hot, as VCs face more competition from private equity and hedge funds NEW YORK, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capitalists will largely direct their investments to the greentech and biotech industries in the coming year, while China and India re...

California Stem Cell Board Member Violates Conflict Rules; Should Resign From Committee, Consumer Group Says

FTCR Files Complaint About Burnham's John Reed with Fair Political Practices Commission SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stem Cell oversight committee member John C. Reed, must resign from the board for violating conflict of interest rules, The Foundation for Taxpay...

Expert says network security is about people, not just computers

MILWAUKEE -- Good computer security requires careful attention not just to infrastructure but also to the practices of computer users, according to Debbie Christofferson, president of Sapphire Security Services . Whos coming in your door, and do you have it open a crack, or are all your windows...

API Software best in health-care customer satisfaction, says KLAS report

HARTFORD, Wis. API Software announced on Monday that for the second year in a row they have been named top time and attendance application in the KLAS rankings of health information technology vendor performance. In the mid-year rankings API received the highest possible distinction in custome...

IT is critical for economic growth, says UW business dean

Madison, Wis. — To find the catalyst for the United States' economic growth over the past 10 years including the nation's astounding 26 percent gain in productivity look no further than market flexibility and incentives, says University of Wisconsin Business School Dean Michael Knetter. ...

Carl Christensen says Marshfield Clinic's history gives it an IT edge

Carl Christensen is a featured speaker at the Digital Healthcare Conference 2005 on the topic of electronic health records. In the last decade, technology applied to medical records and other information has become hot enough to raise a new term, "medical informatics," to more common usage. At t...

RFID expert says piecemeal approach won't work

Madison, Wis. -- Implementation of RFID must be done in a holistic manner if the efficiencies and controls the technology offers are to be truly realized, attendees at Friday's premiere of UW-Madison's RFID lab heard. Those comments came from Patrick Sweeney, CEO of Virginia-based ODIN Techno...

Manufacturing group says efforts led to big improvements

Madison, Wis. - Wisconsin manufacturers made $215 million in efficiency and other operating improvements through the assistance of the Wisconsin Manufacturers Extension Partnership (WMEP) during the organization's last fiscal year, it reported Tuesday. WMEP is a state-supported, non-profit o...

Doyle says new contracts saving state more than $16 million annually

Madison, Wis. -- Gov. Jim Doyle says taxpayers will save more than $16 million a year -- a total of nearly $80 million over the lifetime of new state procurement contracts on seven categories of goods and services, including a number of technology areas. The new contracts are the result of Doy...

New report says Wisconsin R&D spending exceeding expectations

Madison, Wis. Wisconsin's research and development funding has exceeded expectations, reaching $3.6 billion in 2002, according to a new report. The state had set a target of $3.3 billion by 2005. In 2002, the state ranked 20 th nationally in private R&D spending per capita, and 13 th in acad...

Cell-phone satisfaction stays low, says Consumer Reports

Less than half of cell-phone users really like the service they are getting, a Consumer Reports survey shows. The survey asked 50,000 people to recount experiences with static, "dead" zones, dropped calls and more, and ended up finding that cell-phone service is one of the lowest-ranked services na...

Mac attack was unfair, says UW engineer

Madison, Wis. Can a Mac really be hacked in just 30 minutes? Not according to a 38-hour test by a University of Wisconsin-Madison systems engineer, who criticized recent media reports for sensationalism after they reported on a public Mac security test in which the owner of a computer gave out l...
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