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NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video

Physicists at New York University have developed a technique to record three-dimensional movies of microscopic systems, such as biological molecules, through holographic video. The work, which is reported in Optics Express , has potential to improve medical diagnostics and drug discovery. The ...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals to Raise $9.5 Million Through Sale of Common Stock

BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI ) announced today it has entered into purchase agreements with certain institutional investors for the sale of 475,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $20 per share through a regist...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

Although most Americans take the safety of their drinking water for granted, that ordinary tap water could become deadly within minutes, says Prof. Abraham Katzir of Tel Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy. To combat the threat of contamination due to industrial spillage, natural ...

Viral Genetics Information Now Available Through OTCIQ.com and Pink Sheets Website

SAN MARINO, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biotechnology company Viral Genetics (Pink Sheets: VRAL) has begun making corporate and financial disclosures through the OTCIQ.com portal, that provides information free of charge via the www.pinksheets.com website. The website is an online...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. Announces Availability of Its Annual Report on Form 20-F Through Its Website

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR ) a leading provider of innovative products and technology to the ophthalmic lens market, announced today that its annual report on Form 20-F, containing audited consolidated financial statements...

Senator Arlen Specter and Richard Gephardt Headline Policy Forum on U.S. Medical Innovation, Highlight Achieving 'Recovery Through Discovery'

Council for American Medical Innovation Unveils Policy Agenda at Event Co-Sponsored by The Aspen Institute WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Political leaders and health policy, research and biotechnology experts gathered at a forum today at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., to ad...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

Although most Americans take the safety of their drinking water for granted, that ordinary tap water could become deadly within minutes, says Prof. Abraham Katzir of Tel Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy. To combat the threat of contamination due to industrial spillage, natural ...

The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative is Named Statewide Reviewer for Life Science Funding Requests Through New Program

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative today announced that it has been selected to review and approve applications from life science companies for micro-loans through the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund. The Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund...

Visual i/o Combines Advanced Dynamic Visual Business Intelligence and Search Through New Software

Interactive data visualization and search augments Cognos BI for faster and better business analysis, reporting and decision-making Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 13, 2009 -- Visual i/o ( www.visual-io.com ) today announced and unveiled the newest generation of its enterprise...

ChanTest Awarded $4.8 Million Through the Ohio Third Frontier Research and Commercialization Program

CLEVELAND, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ChanTest, the leading expert in ion channels and GPCRs (G-protein coupled receptors) -- key to drug discovery, development, and safety -- is one of eight organizations slated to receive funding through Ohio's Third Frontier Research and Commercialization Program. G...

Ambry Genetics Announces the Addition of Array CGH Services Through Partnership With Baylor College of Medicine

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambry Genetics Corp. announces the implementation of Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH) using oligonucleotide arrays through a partnership with Baylor College of Medicine . Large chromosomal abnormalities that are associated with over 270 geneti...

ChemDiv Group Acquires Prudentas Through ChemRar High Tech Center

SAN DIEGO, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemDiv, a global chemistry-driven contract research organization, announced today that its ChemRar High Tech Center has acquired Prudentas LLC, one of the leading CRO companies conducting high quality Phase I - Phase IV studies in Eastern Europe. Prudentas will...

X marks the spot: Ions coldly go through NIST trap junction

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a new ion trap that enables ions to go through an intersection while keeping their cool. Ten million times cooler than in prior similar trips, in fact. The demonstration, described in a forthcoming paper in ...

Savient Pharmaceuticals to Raise $31 Million Through Registered Direct Offering

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT ) today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with select existing and new institutional investors to sell 5.93 million units consisting of (i) one share of its common stock...

Novavax Announces New Capital Infusion Through a Strategic Alliance with Cadila Pharmaceuticals of India

Joint Venture to be funded by Cadila Pharmaceuticals and Revenues from Sales of Biogenerics; Deal Includes $11 Million Capital Investment in Novavax ROCKVILLE, Md., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novavax Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX ) announced today it has formed a joint venture with Cadila P...

ViroPharma Improves Financial Position Through Repurchase of $45 Million Principal Amount of Senior Convertible Notes

EXTON, Pa., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM ) announced it has repurchased, in a privately negotiated transaction, $45 million principal amount or 18 percent of the company's Senior Convertible Notes due March 2017 for total consideration of approximately $21.2 mil...

Sigma-Aldrich Streamlines Access to Advanced Stem Cell Research Portfolio and Opens Stem Cell Biology Community Through New Web Portal

Regenerative Medicine Team Put in Place to Serve Future Requirements of Stem Cell Researchers ST. LOUIS, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ) today announced the launch of an online web portal that provides researchers with immediate access to its extensive portf...

Robust Annual Growth Through 2012 in the Age-Related Macular Degeneration Market Will Be Driven by Expanding Use of Lucentis in Europe

However, Off-Label Use of Avastin Will Take Market Share Away from Lucentis from 2012 to 2017, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcar...

Addiction Treatment Finds Success Treating Brain Deficiencies through the Belly

Arche Wellness, a licensed addiction treatment program near Pittsburgh PA, has found success treating addiction by focusing on patients' malfunctioning gastrointestinal (GI) tracts. Patient data demonstrates that a consistent intake of toxins causes an addict's intestines to stop the natural abs...

Looking at AMD Through Patients' Eyes: Viscira Virtual Exhibit Educates Physicians by Personalizing Serious Eye Disease

To help eye specialists better understand the impact of one of the fastest growing eye diseases on their patients, Viscira teamed up with an industry-leading biotech company to provide physicians with a virtual experience of having neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD). ...

BioMed Realty Trust Extends Leases With Vertex Pharmaceuticals Through 2015

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR ) announced today the signing of two lease extensions in Cambridge, Massachusetts with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, totaling over 292,000 square feet at BioMed's 40 Erie Street (also known as Vertex's Corpo...

Managing Risk Through Quality: Ansell Healthcare's Innovative Gammex(R) Glove Range on Display at Arab Health 2009

BRUSSELS, January 7 /PRNewswire/ -- - Most Comprehensive Medical Glove Offering in the Middle-East Ansell Healthcare, a global leader in barrier protective solutions having a 114-year history of R&D, will be showcasing the most recent offerings at the Arab Health fair in Duba...

PharmSource and BioProcess Technology Consultants Announce Publication of New Market Report: Cell Culture Manufacturing Capacity: Trends and Outlook through 2013

Major biopharmaceutical companies with substantial internal mammalian cell culture capability are forecast to have adequate internal manufacturing capacity. Contract mammalian cell culture manufacturers (CMOs) however, are likely to feel the pressure of increased utilization rates. For these CMOs...

Dorset County Hospital Enhances MRSA Surveillance Programme Through Rapid Patient Screening

Dorset County Hospital screens elective and Orthopaedic admissions patients in only 75 minutes using Cepheid's advanced Xpert(TM) MRSA technology DORSET, England, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorset County Hospital (DCH) is working hard to reduce MRSA infections and, as part of that plan, has intro...

Bio-Pharma Industry Improves Patient Outcomes Through Continuing Medical Education (CME)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With limited information on actual return on investment for expenditures toward support of Continuing Medical Education activities, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industry executives are anxious to understand the value of CME support...

Scientists restore movement to paralyzed limbs through artificial brain-muscle connections

Researchers in a study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have demonstrated for the first time that a direct artificial connection from the brain to muscles can restore voluntary movement in monkeys whose arms have been temporarily anesthetized. The results may have promising impli...

Sigma-Aldrich and the University of Illinois Offer New Boronic Acid Surrogates to Researchers Worldwide Through Licensing Agreement

Technology expected to aid drug discovery by allowing for the rapid synthesis of molecules using a single reaction ST. LOUIS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with the Universi...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Information To Be Available Through Standard & Poor's Market Access Program

ATLANTA, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX), an Atlanta biopharmaceutical company developing human vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other infectious agents, announced today that its company information will be m...

CryoLife Expands Distribution of Hemostase MPH(R) to Canada through Sorin Group Canada, Inc.

Unique hemostatic powder is available in ready-to-use applicator ATLANTA, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), a biomaterials, medical device and tissue processing company, announced today that it has begun distribution in Canada, through Sorin Group Canada, Inc...

CryoLife Expands Distribution of Hemostase MPH(R) to France through Laboratoire Gamida

Unique hemostatic powder is available in ready-to-use applicator ATLANTA, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), a biomaterials, medical device and tissue processing company, announced today that it has begun distribution in France, through Laboratoire Gamida, of ...

US Facet Fixation Market to Increase by Over 60% Annually Through 2012

Innovative products and increased efficacy driving demand for facet fixation, according to Millennium Research Group WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's (MRG) US Markets for Minimally Invasive Spine Technologies 2008 report, the facet ...

SACHEM Launches 2-D HPLC e-Learning Program : New e-Learning Program Teaches Scientists How to Better Analyze and Prove Product Purity Through Greater Sensitivity and Precision in Identification of Trace Components

SACHEM announced today the launch of a new displacement chromatography e-Learning program. With the growing popularity of SACHEM’s Isolis™ displacers, SACHEM is offering scientists worldwide the ability to learn more about applying displacement chromatography in two dimensional High P...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Kionix's Dominance in the MEMS Accelerometers Market Through Product Line Strategy

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the world micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) accelerometers market, Frost & Sullivan presents Kionix, Inc. with the 2008 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy. Kionix has a leadership position in a...

Mymetics Corporation Information to be Available Through Standard & Poor's Market Access Program

NYON, Switzerland, August 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mymetics Corporation (OTCBB:MYMX) announced today that its company information will be made available via Standard & Poor's Market Access Program, an information distribution service that enables subscribing publicly traded companies to ha...

Leading Biopharmas Will Deliver Case Studies on Achieving Productivity Excellence through Engagement, Technology, Other Tools

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Quality and process improvement efforts gained new momentum over the past year in light of demands for higher efficiencies fueled by a stagnating economy. Biopharmaceutical companies are facing quality issues on multiple fronts -- smaller pipelines ar...

Molecular sleuths track evolution through the ribosome

A new study of the ribosome, the cell's protein-building machinery, sheds light on the oldest branches of the evolutionary tree of life and suggests that differences in ribosomal structure between the three main branches of that tree are "molecular fossils" of the early evolution of protein synthe...

U.S. Hospital Sales Opportunities Maximized Through Functional Optimization

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. hospital marketplace is multifaceted and can be divided into multiple market segments. In this challenging marketplace, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sales people must negotiate increasingly complex organizational and decision-making struc...

Grease Reduction System a Break Through in Truly "Green" Technology for Luxury Resort

Grease Reduction Systems, Inc announces the world's first commercially achieved F.O.G. (fats, oils, grease) wastewater treatment system, and the first installed at a luxury resort, Montage Laguna Beach. San Marcos, CA (PRWEB) August 7, 2008 -- http://www.greasereducti...

Huifeng Bio-Pharmaceutical (HFGB) Information to Be Available Through Standard & Poor's Market Access Program

XI'AN, China, July 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huifeng Bio-Pharmaceutical Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HFGB), a leading developer and producer of plant extracts and pharmaceutical raw materials for use in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and food production in China, announced tod...

Pharmacy Students Taught Improved Medication Adherence and Holistic Health Services Through Program Incorporating InforMedix's Med-eXpert(TM) System

Auburn University's Harrison School of Pharmacy Incorporates Med-eMonitor(TM) and Med-eXpert Systems into Retail Pharmacy Teaching Curriculum ROCKVILLE, Md., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InforMedix Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IFMX) is pleased ...
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