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TechNet Urges Swift U.S. Senate Approval of FCC Nominees Julius Genachowski and Robert McDowell

Upon confirmation, Mr. Genachowski will serve as the next FCC Chair; Mr. McDowell has served on Commission since 2006 WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan political network of CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today hailed the nominatio...

Biotechnology Value Fund Urges Stockholders to Remove and Replace Current Board of Avigen, Inc. in an Effort to Protect and Maximize Stockholder Value

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF"), today announced that it has sent a letter to the stockholders of Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGN ) urging stockholders to remove the current members of the Avigen Board and replace them with BVF's four new, stockholder-oriente...

IDF Urges Healthcare Providers to Address the Relationship Between Type 2 Diabetes and Sleep Apnea

Treating These Closely-Related Conditions Requires New Clinical Practices and Research to Reduce Personal and Public Health Costs SAN FRANCISCO and BRUSSELS, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Task Force on Epidemiology and Prevention warned today that rec...

Lilly CEO Urges Policy Prescriptions to Help Ensure Public and Private Biotech Investments Generate Dividends and U.S. Job Growth

BOSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today John C. Lechleiter, Ph.D., president and CEO of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ), provided insight into the future of life sciences and a roadmap for ensuring that key players' significant investments in the sector are rewarded. He made his r...

Lilly CEO Praises Massachusetts' Leadership in Biotech, Urges Policy Prescriptions to Help Ensure State's Investment Generates Dividends and Jobs

BOSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today John C. Lechleiter, Ph.D., president and CEO of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ), praised the Bay State for its investment in biotechnology and provided insight into the future of life sciences and a roadmap for ensuring the state's significa...

Hepatitis B Foundation Testifies Before Congressional Appropriation Committee and Urges More Federal Funding for Hepatitis B

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hepatitis B Foundation President Dr. Timothy Block testified about the public health challenge of chronic hepatitis B before the Congressional Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services on March 13 in Washington, DC, at ...

National stem-cell panel, including UW profs, urges close watch on research

Research institutions should create oversight committees to guide human embryonic stem-cell studies according to common guidelines, a panel of experts, including two University of Wisconsin-Madison professors, said on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. "In the absence of federal guidelines broadly gove...

Madison company urges disaster warning upgrades

Madison, Wis. - An improved warning system could have lessened the negative impacts of Hurricane Katrina, say representatives of a Madison company involved in emergency communications. "There was a three- to four-hour delay after the levees were breached, where people could have been alerted t...

Doyle urges passage of federal stem cell bill

Madison, Wis. - Meeting with families across the state that have a personal interest in medical research, Gov. Jim Doyle called on Congress to act on House Resolution 810, a bill that would lift the ban on federal funding for research on new human embryonic stem cell lines. Doyle, traveling ...

Doyle urges Senate to loosen stem cell restrictions

Washington, D.C. - With the opening of a U.S. Senate debate on stem cell policy just hours away, Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle again urged Senators to overturn President Bush's ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. During a morning visit to the West Salem home of Samuel and...

Doyle urges support of higher education spending

Madison, Wis . - Saying his higher education initiatives would increase the number of college graduates, engineers, and teachers, Gov. Jim Doyle has urged lawmakers to advance his spending plans for Wisconsin colleges and universities. Doyle has proposed the direct spending of $225 million to...

Doyle urges Legislature to support biofuels program

DeForest, Wis. - In an effort to revive Legislative support for his biofuels program, Gov. Jim Doyle took aim at Republican skeptics, suggesting that GOP lawmakers are paying lip service to energy independence and turning their backs on state farmers, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs. Doyle,...

Immucor Responds To FDA Notice

...ned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, and Immucor assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements. Immucor urges investors to consider the risks detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Phase 2b Clinical Trial of DR Cysteamine for Cystinosis

... described in greater detail in the Company's filings from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), which Raptor strongly urges you to read and consider, including its Registration Statement on Form S-1, as amended, that was declared effective on August 7, 2008; its annual repo...

In Eleventh-Hour Smear Attempt, Quigley Management Sacrifices Key Employee of its Pharma Division

...oth a key staff member of the Pharma subsidiary and the Company's overall interests, in order to stay in office. The Karkus group respectively urges the shareholders to replace the Board of Directors on May 20, 2009, and elect directors that will put the interests of the Company and its shareholder...

Amylin Comments on RiskMetrics Report

... urges Stockholders to Vote FOR Amylin Director Nominees on the Blue Proxy Card To...mended three dissident nominees to our annually-elected Board. The Company urges shareholders to vote FOR Amylin's highly-qualified Director nominees who ha...

Apex Bioventures Acquisition Corporation Receives Notice of Extension from NYSE Amex

...uding forward-looking statements in this press release, is set forth in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company urges investors and security holders to read those documents free of charge at the Commission's web site at http://www.sec.gov . Interested parties m...

Z Therapy Is The First In North Texas To Offer Revolutionary Treatment Option For Neck Pain Sufferers

...treated within the first 72 hours of injury, the pain can only worsen and extend treatment times and post future complications. That is why Z Therapy urges WAD victims to seek treatment immediately following injury. "We've had patients come into our office with the belief that as a result of the...

VeraSun Energy Selects Valero as Successful Bidder for Seven Facilities

...rance can be given as to what values, if any, will be ascribed in the chapter 11 proceeding to each of these constituencies. Accordingly, the Company urges that the appropriate caution be exercised with respect to existing and future investments in any of these liabilities and/or securities. ...

Hospira Supports Newly Introduced Biogenerics Legislation

... -- urges Quick Passage By Congress -- LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 11 /PRNewswire-F...Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., and urges quick passage by Waxman's committee and the full Congress. "The approv...

Universal Bioenergy, Inc. Expressly Disclaims Any Responsibility for the Content, Accuracy of Information, and Quality of Information Regarding Universal Published by Any Third-Party and Being Disseminated on the Internet

...ewing these materials, the company has found errors in statements concerning the company's status and capabilities. Universal Bioenergy, Inc. strongly urges potential investors to rely solely on our SEC filings or information produced directly by the company. Universal recommends investors disregard any in...

Biotechnology Value Fund Delivers Letter to Board of Directors of Avigen, Inc.

... urges Board to Take Immediate Action to Protect and Maximize Shareholder Value CHICAGO, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P., the...

The International Society for Stem Cell Research Releases New Guidelines to Shape Future of Stem Cell Therapy

...er are being developed responsibly. The ISSCR also offers a handbook for patients and their doctors evaluating a stem cell therapy. The ISSCR urges governments and regulatory bodies to enact the recommendations outlined in these guidelines. The guidelines call for countries without an official re...

Covanta Announces Amended Terms for its Acquisition of Two Biomass Energy Facilities in Maine

...eholders a proxy statement to be used by the Trust(s) to solicit the approval of its shareholders for the transaction. Ridgewood Renewable Power, LLC. urges that shareholders of the Trust(s) read the proxy statement, when it becomes available, and any other relevant documents filed by the Trust(s) with the...

FDA Accepts Immucor's Response to Warning Letter

...ned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, and Immucor assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements. Immucor urges investors to consider the risks detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ...

Actress and Mom Lori Loughlin Raises Awareness About the Potential Dangers of Drowsy Driving During Allergy Season

... "Clear to Drive" Campaign urges Allergy Sufferers to Check Medicine Labels for Drowsiness Warnings Before Getting Behind the Wheel KENILWORTH, N.J., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstC...

ev3 Inc. Reports 2008 First Quarter Financial Results and Revised 2008 Guidance

...ults is described in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent annual report on Form 10-K. ev3 Inc. urges all interested parties to read this report to gain a better understanding of the many business and other risks that the company faces. Additionally, e...

One4One Campaign to Raise $1 Million to Improve Cervical Cancer Education and Resources

... empowering women to help make a difference in the fight against cervical cancer, starts today during National Minority Cancer Awareness Week. One4One urges women to talk to their healthcare provider about ways they can help protect themselves from cervical cancer, while also raising money to increase cerv...

Immucor CEO's Italian Trial Moves Toward Second Phase

...ned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, and Immucor assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements. Immucor urges investors to consider the risks detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ...

Limited transparency in federal nanotech research may hamper development

...hnology risk research strategy that emphasizes a top-down approach to directing environment, health and safety studies on the cutting-edge technology; urges a minimum of 10 percent of the federal nanotechnology research budget be committed to highly or substantially relevant environmental, health and safet...

Quest Diagnostics Campaign Challenges Colorectal Cancer Screening Status Quo

... the disease is in its early, more treatable stages, or that they may have precancerous polyps that can be removed during colonoscopy. The Challenge urges individuals to talk to their healthcare providers about annual colorectal cancer screening using the InSure(R) FIT(TM) take-home test, and in turn, to...

VaxGen Issues Rebuttal to MedCap Letter

.../VAXGENLOGO ) Dear Stockholders, On March 19th, MedCap Management & Research, LLC, a stockholder in VaxGen, issued a press release entitled "MedCap urges Vote Against Proposed VaxGen Merger with Raven biotechnologies". We believe this release, one of MedCap's increasingly personal attacks on VaxGen, con...

ISS Recommends Pharmion Shareholders Vote for Merger With Celgene

...nd Pharmion stockholders vote FOR merger with Celgene Special Meeting of Shareholders Scheduled For March 6, 2008 Pharmion Corp. urges All Shareholders to Vote FOR the Proposed Merger BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmion Corporation (Nasdaq: PHRM ) today annou...

APIC Statement on Need for Increased Prevention Measures for Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)

...rategies including proper hand hygiene, barrier precautions such as use of gloves and gowns, and equipment cleaning and decontamination. APIC also urges consumers and health professionals to exercise the prudent use of antibiotics. With a dwindling arsenal of effective drugs and few new compounds on th...

Genelex Corporation Defends Consumers' Right to Obtain DNA Information:

... Company founder urges government to apply rating system to home DNA tests to protect against 'unscrupulous and misrepresented tests' WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/...

Glass Lewis Recommends Datascope Shareholders Vote for Re-Election of the Board's Directors

...E THE BLUE PROXY TO RE-ELECT DATASCOPE'S TWO NOMINEES Your Board strongly urges all shareholders to re-elect James Loughlin and William Asmundson -- and he... of Datascope's Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee The Company urges all its stockholders to re-elect its directors at the upcoming Annual Meeti...

IsoTis - Integra Merger

...s IsoTis has filed a definitive proxy statement and other relevant materials with the SEC in connection with the proposed merger with Integra. IsoTis urges IsoTis stockholders to read the proxy statement and any other relevant documents filed by IsoTis with the SEC because they will contain important info...

Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces Sale of Nabi Biologics to Biotest AG

... Important Information for Investors and Stockholders Nabi will file a proxy statement with the SEC in connection with the proposed transaction. Nabi urges investors and stockholders to read the proxy statement when it becomes available and any other relevant documents filed by it with the SEC because the...

IsoTis Files Definitive Proxy Statement

...s IsoTis has filed a definitive proxy statement and other relevant materials with the SEC in connection with the proposed merger with Integra. IsoTis urges IsoTis stockholders to read the proxy statement and any other relevant documents filed by IsoTis with the SEC because they will contain important info...

WTN Interview with Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin: Facilitating technology growth and regional economic development is a priority

...private businesses are eligible for a variety of federal grants and loans. To find out more about these programs and see if you qualify, Tammy Baldwin urges her constituents to first check her website ( http://tammybaldwin.house.gov/index.asp ) and click on "How I Can Help" and then choose grants. Or go di...
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