VerteLoc™ Tops 500 Surgical Procedures, VGI Announces VerteLX™ and Seeks Potential Investors for Growth
The VerteLoc™ Minimally Invasive Spine Stabilization system has now been implanted in more than 500 patients across the United States. Surgeon acceptance of the surgical procedure continues to drive record growth. VGI will pursue its first FDA 510K on another device, VerteLX™, for the...
Empirical Search Strategies Seeks Downside Protection Option at Avigen, Inc.
CHICAGO, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Empirical Search Strategies, LP. ("ESS"), the beneficial owner of approximately 2.3% of the Avigen, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AVGN ) outstanding common stock, has proclaimed their support for a "downside protection" measure described by the Biotechnology Value Fund ("BV...
Syndication Inc. Seeks 'DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL ENGINEERING' for 'PINNACLE ENERGY' - Its New Alternative Energy Subsidiary
DAMASCUS, Md., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syndication Inc., (Pink Sheets: SYNJ), Reports that it has engaged in negotiations for the position of 'Director of Technical Engineering'. The job of the Director will be to coordinate the staffing, evaluation, and budget development of the Compan...
MMR Seeks Its Slice of the Billion-Dollar Stimulus Pie
Flexibility and Plug and Play Capability of MyMedicalRecords Pro to be Showcased For More Than 28,000 Healthcare Technology Experts Expected at HIMSS09
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MMR Information Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: FVRL), which through its wholly-owned opera...
CTI Seeks Strategic Alternative for Italian Facility
Spin-off would reduce CTI burn rate by $14 million
SEATTLE, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that it has engaged the services of a strategic advisory consulting firm, Adjuvant Global Advisors, LLC, (Adjuvant) to assist in de...
Universal Bioenergy, Inc. Seeks Algae Feedstock Companies for Acquisition, Alliance, and Joint Venture Opportunities for Biodiesel Production
NETTLETON, Miss., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Bioenergy,
Inc. (Pink Sheets: UBRG) CEO, Dr. Richard Craven, stated, "Algae can become
a prominent source of energy, and with several new algae technology
companies emerging, it is a good time to form alliances. We have identified
Osteotech's Next Generation Grafting Material, MagniFuse(TM) Bone Graft, a Breakthrough in Bone Regeneration; MagniFuse(TM) Bone Graft seeks to redefine the standard of care in the U.S. bone graft substitute market estimated to be in excess of $1.2 billio
EATONTOWN, N.J., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Osteotech, Inc.
(Nasdaq: OSTE ), a leader in the emerging field of biologic products for
regenerative healing, announced today that its next generation grafting
material will be marketed under the brand name, MagniFuse(TM) Bone Graft.
NIU Seeks OK for New Proton Cancer Treatment and Research Center
President Peters declares spirit of hope and focus on mission
CHICAGO, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Illinois University today
named Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation as its expected provider of
clinical services for a new $160 million proton therapy cancer treatment
West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative Seeks Exhibitors for Annual Life Science Showcase
A Night at the Museum to be held April 17, 2008
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The West Michigan Science
& Technology Initiative (WMSTI) is accepting exhibitor applications from
life science companies for the fourth annual Life Science Business
Showcase, Night at the ...
GBC Seeks Nominations for Region's Third Annual Bioscience Awards
BALTIMORE, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greater Baltimore
Committee is seeking nominations for the Third Annual Greater Baltimore
Region Bioscience Awards to be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2008. Those
interested in nominating a company or individual for an award, visit
Wisconsin seeks to develop $10 million angel investment fund
Lorrie Keating Heinemann. Source: Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions MADISON, Wis. The Wisconsin Department of Financial Intuitions has traditionally maintained a low profile, although its actions have a significant impact on the state's consumers and industries. The department is g...
Madison-based Mithridion seeks to capitalize on Alzheimer's breakthrough
Springing out of a promising research breakthrough on Alzheimer's disease, UW-Madison researcher Jeff Johnson has co-founded Mithridion Inc. in hopes of commercializing an Alzheimer's-inhibiting drug.
Johnson and fellow researcher Thor Stein led a team that began about four years ago by asking a...
State campaign seeks to reverse negative perception of manufacturing work
Fond du Lac, Wis. -- Careers in manufacturing are high-wage and high-tech. Yet, a future workforce shortage may be on the horizon. It appears a negative public perception - one that brings to mind low wages, assembly-line work and lay-offs - is thwarting young adults from pursuing manufacturing ca...
Digital Government Summit seeks to bridge the digital divide
Madison, Wis. Putting technological resources together in a coordinated fashion was the topic for government IT leaders, law enforcement officers, and government executives at the third annual Digital Government Summit this week at Monona Terrace.
Matt Miszewski, CIO for the State of Wiscons...
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...
Doyle seeks $2.5M for biomedical alliance
Madison, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle is urging the Wisconsin Legislature to accept a $2.5 million earmark for biomedical research in southeastern Wisconsin.
If re-elected in November, Doyle will attach the funds to his proposed 2007-09 executive budget to support the Biomedical Technology Allia...
Big pharma seeks Wisconsin biotech partnerships
Fitchburg, Wis. - Under pressure from expiring patents, generic drugs, and increasing costs of finding and developing new drugs, big pharmaceutical companies are increasingly turning to innovative biotechnology companies to outsource specific scientific development efforts and produce new busines...
Medical College team seeks stem cell patent
Wauwatosa, Wis. - A Medical College of Wisconsin research team has applied for a patent on its work to isolate, grow, and identify a new type of adult stem cell that, much like embryonic stem cells, appears to have the potential for diversification.
The readily-available adult stem cells are...
Morgridge Institute for Research seeks first CEO
Madison, Wis. - The first executive director of The Morgridge Institute for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be instrumental in shaping its direction and values. And the search for the right leader has begun.
MIR, the new private, not-for-profit research institute is offi...
Third Wave seeks approval of Cystic Fibrosis test
Madison, Wis. - Third Wave Technologies, Inc ., a manufacturer of molecular diagnostic products, has submitted an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval of a new Cystic Fibrosis molecular test.
The test product, which Third Wave calls InPlex, is a genotyping test ...
Doyle seeks $30M for e-medical record adoption
Madison, Wis. - In a visit to one of Dane County's largest health systems, Gov. Jim Doyle said he will ask lawmakers to provide $30 million in funding to help healthcare providers convert to electronic health records.
But will that level of commitment be enough?
Doyle, speaking at the eas...
ZyStor seeks to raise $15M for clinical trials
Wauwatosa, Wis. - Looking to raise more venture capital for clinical trials, ZyStor Therapeutics will be one of 30 firms presenting at the annual InvestMidwest venture capital forum next month in Overland Park, Kan.
ZyStor, which also presented at the 2006 forum, would like to raise an add...
MATC seeks to turn around falling tech enrollment among women
Madison, Wis. Instructors at Madison Area Technical College would like to see more women going into information technology careers.
Over the last decade, the percentage of women in IT careers has declined from a high of 41 percent to 32 percent, said Janet Kelly, communications director for...
Histogen Hair Regrowth Clinical Trial Presented at ISHRS Annual Meeting
... the growth of new or dormant hairs using principles of the body's own regenerative mechanisms."
Histogen, launched in 2007, seeks
to redefine regenerative medicine by developing a series of high value products that do not contain embryonic stem cells or animal components. Through...
Anesiva Receives NASDAQ Delisting Staff Determination Letter
...ll remain listed on The NASDAQ Global Market pending a decision by the Hearings Panel following the hearing.
to be a leader in the development and commercialization of novel pharmaceutical products for pain management. The company's lead product candidate is ...
NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video
..., the technique creates a more sophisticated method to aid in medical diagnostics and drug discovery. At its most basic level, research in these areas seeks
to understand whether or not certain molecular components, i.e., the building blocks of pharmaceuticals, stick together.
One approach, called a "b...
UCSF researchers help crack parasite genome, identify drug leads
...ach adulthood and reproduce. For disease transmission, those eggs must be evacuated in urine or feces into fresh water, where the next parasitic stage seeks
out a snail host to continue the life cycle.
"It's a wonderfully evolved pathogen," Caffrey said, noting the intricate parasite biology. The Sandl...
EMcision Announces 510(k) Clearance of the Habib EndoHPB, its Novel Bipolar RF Device for the Palliation of Biliary and Pancreatic Tumours
...ion under exclusive license to AngioDynamics (NASDAQ: ANGIO). "We expect similar success with the EndoHPB," stated Prof. Habib.
U.S. distributors to help with this product rollout.
Founded in 2001 to develop and commercialize clinically relevant and cost-...
Microbix Files First Patent Applications On Novel Technology Platform For Large Semen Sexing Market
... Company seeks
partner to commercialize the technology
TORONTO, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Microbix Biosystems Inc. (TSX:MBX) announced today that it has f...
New Report Just Published: World Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Report
...s Antibody-Drug Conjugates
Development Rights to Genentech II-88
National Cancer Institute Enters into Agreement with Illumina II-89
Marketing Rights for Prostate Cancer Drug in Japan II-89
8. Focus on Select Global Players II-90
Abbott Laboratories (USA) II-90
King and Pain Therapeutics Announce REMOXY(R) NDA Update
King, headquartered in Bristol, Tennessee, is a vertically integrated branded pharmaceutical company. King, an S&P 500 Index company, seeks
to capitalize on opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry through the development, including through in-licensing arrangements and acquisitions, o...
Expanding Indiana's Breakthroughs in Health Information Technology (Exibhit Indiana): Initiative to Advance the State's Health IT National Leadership and Assets Launched to Bring More Awareness to Sector
...tate and local organizations, research institutions, healthcare providers, and health information exchanges and related enterprises, Exib hit Indiana seeks
to leverage Indiana's unique depth and breadth of HIT to provide better healthcare at home and serve as a national model for national HIT standards, p...
Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announced Today That It Has Reached an Agreement in Principal to Acquire BioPharma Management Technologies, Inc.
... markets and distributes wound care products to the healthcare market under patented technology licensed to the Company. The Company is positioned and seeks
to be a leading provider of wound care products. For more information on the Company please visit the Company's Website at www.Celleraterx.com . ...
EyeIC Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MatchedFlicker(TM) Retinal Aid Detection Technology
...sts in Philadelphia-based companies, but also makes selective investments outside Philadelphia where it co-invests with other venture firms. The firm seeks
to lead the first round of an investment and often takes significant and influential ownership stakes in its portfolio companies. MentorTech Ventures...
Printing New Organs: Foundation Funds Medical Technology That Replicates Human Tissue
...strategies designed to extend healthy human life," according to Dave Gobel, Founder and CEO.
The MLife Sciences program of Methuselah Foundation seeks
long-term strategies to combat the progressive, degenerative process of biological aging. What is accepted as "aging" is a wide range of damage that o...
BASF Sues DuPont for Patent Infringement
...rbicide class known as AHAS or ALS inhibitors.
BASF Plant Science GmbH seeks
an injunction and damages against DuPont and its subsidiary Pioneer Hi-Bred...l use of BASF's patented technology. In the same action, BASF Plant Science seeks
to declare invalid and unenforceable DuPont patents for technology relating...
SANYO Donates Air Purification Systems Effective Against Flu Viruses to New York Airports and Schools
...f all members of our community. This type of business-school cooperative is a wonderful step toward future collaborative ventures. Any initiative that seeks
to protect the health of the students ultimately touches all of society," said Sister Kathleen McKinney, Principal of TMLA.
Dr. Gerald Surya, MD ...
TED Conferences Announces 25 TED Fellows for TEDGlobal in Oxford
...ll participate in five additional conferences, for a total of six over a course of three years, with additional benefits.
The TED Fellows program seeks
individuals 21-40 (though anyone 18 and over can apply) with demonstrated remarkable achievement in their field of endeavor. The program focuses on ca...
DFG establishes 14 new research training groups
...Group "Teaching and Learning Processes" of the University of Koblenz-Landau seeks
to give fresh impetus to interdisciplinary research on teaching and learnin...in the 19th and 20th Century" of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich seeks
to make a fundamental contribution to historical, religious and theological...
US Oncology Named 2009 Laureate by IDG Computerworld Honors Program
...onherz will represent the team who worked for more than 15 months to design the PatientRM platform.
"Each year, the Computerworld Honors Program seeks
to recognize organizations from a variety of sectors for their ongoing efforts to utilize technology in order to benefit society," said Ron Milton, Ch...