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International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) Announces First CMPP Exam Window Closes, Next Opportunity in September

The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) completed the first round of testing for candidates for the newly established Certified Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) credential. Approximately 75 candidates submitted their applications, and 63 individuals sat fo...

The IPO Window Cracks

SAN MATEO, CA - With the children now back in school and a general air of a "new year" upon us, we have the opportunity to demonstrate that the grownups have learned a few lessons from the pain of the economic crunch. Over the next few weeks, a number of courageous souls will take their compani...

Madison biochip research offers geneticists a big view through a small window

Some biochips barely cover a human thumbnail, but they can hold over a half of a million samples of DNA. And because this emerging technology offers a view of so many tiny bits of information at once, it's perfect for studying relationships among the 30,000 genes of the human genome, which are o...

Abbott HIV Test Demonstrates Earlier Disease Detection

... Chemistry annual meeting shows that an assay developed by Abbott for simultaneous detection of both HIV antigens and antibodies reduced the detection window by zero to nine days in this study compared to HIV antibody-only assays. Earlier detection was shown on four of the five panels tested. "Th...

Instrumentation Laboratory to Announce 'Passion & Results' Award Winners

..."We are truly grateful that so many healthcare professionals have chosen to share their remarkable stories, and those of their colleagues, giving us a window into the dedication and drive they bring to patient care every day," said Josep Manent, CEO at IL. "We look forward to honoring our winners, and show...

Nanopillars promise cheap, efficient, flexible solar cells

...r of hole-rich cadmium telluride, which acted as a window to collect the light. The two materials in contact...opper-gold electrodes placed on the surface of the window above. The efficiency of the test device was m... exposed length of the pillars in contact with the window material. These dimensions are easily optimized in...

Researchers putting a freeze on oscillator vibrations

...s for nanotechnology. The ability to freeze mechanical fluctuations, or vibrations, with a laser in so-called optomechanical oscillators, also opens a window on the little-explored transition between quantum and classical physics, said principal investigator Hailin Wang. Wang, a member of the Oregon Cent...

HHS Awards MedImmune Contract to Manufacture Live Attenuated Nasal Spray Vaccine for Novel Influenza A (H1N1)

...FluMist(R) (Influenza Virus Vaccine Live, Intranasal) to health care providers in August. This early availability of vaccine significantly widens the window of opportunity to vaccinate more eligible individuals and improve seasonal influenza vaccination rates, as patients seeing their providers for routine...

NIMOTUZUMAB DEMONSTRATES EFFICACY IN RANDOMIZED HEAD & NECK CANCER STUDY WITHOUT THE TOXICITIES ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER EGFR DRUGS

...the first time (Tikhomirov et al, AACR Meeting Abstract (2008) 2008: A36), that account for nimotuzumab having the prospect for the widest therapeutic window in its class. Nimotuzumab's unique density-selectivity causes it to target the higher density of EGFR found in tumor cells while avoiding the lower de...

MIT reels in RNA surprise with microbial ocean catch

...oach using a data set of sequences of transcripts from a natural microbial community as opposed to a single cultured microbial strain opens up a new window of discovering naturally occurring sRNAs, which may further provide ecologically relevant implications." "We've found an incredibly diverse set of...

CellGard ES NU-480 Class II Biological Safety Cabinet Now Available

...ht of the work-surface up to eight inches. The new 10 degree sloped, hinged window adds accessibility and complements cleaning procedures by opening an additi... certifiers. An optional exclusive decontamination kit (DECON-101) provides window clamps, and an exhaust plate or decontamination chamber. The kit installs i...

Solutia Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

... compared to $16 million in the same period in 2008, primarily due to lower window films revenue, partially offset by reduced SG&A costs. Technical ...including: Saflex(R) interlayer for laminated glass; CPFilms(R) aftermarket window films sold under the LLumar(R) brand and others; high-performance nylon pol...

International science consortium publishes analysis of domestic cattle genome sequence

... in healthier production of meat and milk while reducing producers' dependence on antibiotics." "The domestic cattle genome sequence opens another window into our own genome," said Acting NIH Director Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D. "By comparing the human genome to the genomes of many different species...

VirtualScopics' Project Balance Exceeds a Record $31 Million

...tion with VirtualScopics' industry-leading experience and expertise in advanced imaging biomarker measurement, this platform provides a uniquely clear window into the biological activity of drugs and devices in clinical trial patients, allowing sponsors to make better decisions faster. For more information...

Empirical Search Strategies Seeks Downside Protection Option at Avigen, Inc.

...six months following the closing of a deal. If shareholders find that the NewCo is simply burning cash and providing no value, they will have a 30 day window to exchange their shares for $1.10 per share. If shareholders believe the NewCo is worth more than $1.10, they can maintain their ownership in NewCo a...

Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit X-ray and CT Technologies for Non-Destructive Testing at the Upcoming ASNT 18th Annual Spring Conference

...inspection (NDI), including the new Beryllium (Be) window NDI 451 X-ray tube, for inspection of castings for... other industrial applications. The new Beryllium window NDI 451 tube can be used at energy levels ranging between 75kV and 450kV. The Beryllium window NDI 451 is highly efficient and features a very lo...

Intra-Cellular Therapies Reports Positive Final Results of a Phase II Clinical Trial with ITI-007 in Patients with Sleep Maintenance Insomnia

...evels of phosphoproteins, proteins chemically linked at specific sites to phosphates. This profile provides the Company with a proprietary and unique window into the intracellular action of CNS drugs or drug candidates. ITI uses this platform in its drug discovery and development efforts of proprietary co...

Finesse Demonstrates TruFluor(TM) pH, a Single-Use Optical pH Sensor and Transmitter

...urate, in-situ measurement of pH using phase fluorometric detection in real-time. The temperature measurement leverages a 316L stainless steel thermal window embedded in the sheath, and provides a highly accurate temperature measurement that can be used as a process variable. The TruFluor(TM) pH Transm...

VirtualScopics Achieves Operating Cash Flow Breakeven in the Fourth Quarter 2008; Reports Record 2008 Revenue and Gross Profit

...tion with VirtualScopics' industry-leading experience and expertise in advanced imaging biomarker measurement, this platform provides a uniquely clear window into the biological activity of drugs and devices in clinical trial patients, allowing sponsors to make better decisions faster. For more information...

VirtualScopics Schedules Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings Announcement

...tion with VirtualScopics' industry-leading experience and expertise in advanced imaging biomarker measurement, this platform provides a uniquely clear window into the biological activity of drugs and devices in clinical trial patients, allowing sponsors to make better decisions faster. For more information...

Solutia to Present at Deutsche Bank Small and Mid Cap Conference

...uses on providing solutions for a better life through a range of products, including: Saflex(R) interlayer for laminated glass; CPFilms(R) aftermarket window films sold under the LLumar(R) brand and others; high-performance nylon polymers and fibers sold under brands such as Vydyne(R) and Wear-Dated(R); and...

Heinlein Trust and SpaceX Announce Competition to Promote Research Innovation in Zero Gravity

... the winning experiment aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft. "Decades of demonstrations have shown that the microgravity of space provides a unique window on biological and physical processes," said Art Dula, Trustee of the Heinlein Prize Trust. "Because of substantial recent funding by NASA and the pri...

Medarex Announces Allowance of Investigational New Drug Application for Company's First Antibody-Drug Conjugate, MDX-1203

...evelopment challenges of drug conjugates, including issues of linker stability, potency and multi-drug resistance while maintaining a wide therapeutic window with minimal toxicity. Medarex has conducted multiple preclinical studies on several investigational antibody-drug conjugate candidates in develo...

Cell Biosciences Introduces Kits for Oncoprotein Analysis

...Lachnit, Ph.D., Vice President of Research and Development. "They enable robust analysis of MEK and ERK phosphoprotein signaling, and provide a unique window into the specific actions of kinase inhibitor drugs in limited samples." About Cell Biosciences Cell Biosciences is a private life scie...

Life Sciences Organizations Choose Oracle to Accelerate and Simplify Clinical Trial Data Collection

...elease of Oracle's best-in-class electronic data capture (EDC) offering, is completely Web-based -- with zero client footprint for the HTML data entry window -- which enables improved global access and performance. -- This enables life sciences organizations to conduct global clinical studies more co...

Fast molecular rearrangements hold key to plastic's toughness

...in-Madison chemistry professor Mark Ediger. For example, one type of bulletproof glass stops a bullet by flowing around it without breaking. Regular window glass, unable to flow in this way, would simply shatter. "This is an odd combination of properties... These materials shouldn't be able to flow becau...

Fast molecular rearrangements hold key to plastic’s toughness

...in-Madison chemistry professor Mark Ediger. For example, one type of bulletproof glass stops a bullet by flowing around it without breaking. Regular window glass, unable to flow in this way, would simply shatter. "This is an odd combination of properties... These materials shouldn't be able to flow becau...

Nano-Velcro Sticks With Venture Capitalists

...This event, along with the information technology Professor Venture Fair at the Institute for Systems Research Symposium in the spring, offer the best window into the most promising science and technology innovations and potential startups coming out of the University of Maryland," says Dean Chang, director...

Cardium Reports on Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Revised Business Strategies for Operating Units

...lts of the RAPID MI-ICE clinical study in mid-2009. Another co-sponsored study is the Intravascular Cooling in the Treatment of Stroke -- Longer tPA window (ICTuS-L) study, which is a prospective, randomized, controlled, multi-center study, sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2 Million Grant From EMD Serono to Research Projects on Cognitive Deficits in Parkinson's Disease

...be impaired in PD-related dementia, and/or can be highly time-consuming. The MoCA, which takes less than 10 minutes to administer, could offer a wider window for detecting changes in PD patients. Dr. Marras will enroll 140 PD patients to take the MoCA questionnaire, whom she will then follow over time to de...

WuXi PharmaTech Announces Preliminary Third Quarter 2008 Results and Updates 2008 Guidance

...e purchase price payable upon exercise. Following the release of this announcement and the related conference call, WuXi intends to open its trading window under WuXi's Insider Trading Policy. Conference Call Following this announcement, WuXi PharmaTech senior management will host a conference call at...

Senetek Affirms Strong Financial Position

...heir salaries be paid in stock in lieu of cash. This proposal will be formally presented and voted upon at a board meeting this week. Existing trading window rules have precluded company insiders from purchasing stock since September 16, 2008. "By taking stock instead of cash salaries, the executive team de...

Totoku Europe Chooses Matrox Xenia(TM) Series to Drive Medical Monitors

...x DLC(TM) and 8/10/13-bit gamma). With additional development potential for increasing hardware-accelerated performance via hardware LUTs and multiple window IDs, Xenia Series is a flexible and expandable solution for medical imaging professionals. Backed by more than 30 years experience in display innova...

Monitor Granule Growth in Process with the FBRM C35

...dpoint - Ensure consistent downstream particle flow, tableting, and dissolution; Ensure consistent measurements - A patented scraper keeps the probe window clean allowing the C35 to track particle agglomeration, compaction, and breakage even in the most cohesive particle conditions. METTLER TOLEDO FBRM...

CMS, Inc., an Elekta Company, Announces Commercial Availability of Focal4D(TM)

...w treatment options. With support for respiratory-correlated CT images, the robust toolset includes multiple viewing options such as cine and variable window formats and automated processes for creation of Internal Target Volumes. "Focal4D provides a comprehensive suite of capabilities that support the vi...

Caliper Launches Small Animal Molecular Imaging System Enabling Real-Time Video Observation

...al model's responses to a compound, a more thorough understanding of a drug's potential can be assessed. "The IVIS Kinetic imaging system provides a window for scientists to view biological events as they happen," said Kevin Hrusovsky, president and chief executive officer, Caliper Life Sciences. "This sy...

Scientists peel away the mystery behind gold's catalytic prowess

...At that time, when we compared the dead catalyst and the active catalyst," said Kiely, "both looked the same. The new microscopes have opened up a new window allowing us to see what is really going on." The aberration-corrected STEM enabled Herzing and Kiely to use a microscopy technique called high-angl...

SAFC Hitech(TM) Successfully Demonstrates Device-Quality GST Precursors For Phase Change Memory Applications

...xt challenge is to get the correct parameters in place to control the growth and lay down the correct layers in the correct structure. The temperature window with this process remains critical, and highlights both the difficulties associated with this system and the need for advanced precursors to move forw...

Study reveals principles behind stability and electronic properties of gold nanoclusters

...t Whetten, a professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Physics and School of Chemistry and Biochemistry. "This research opens a new window for nanoparticle chemistry." Gold and sulfur atoms tend to aggregate in specific numbers and highly symmetrical geometries. Sometimes these cluster...

Detecting dangerous chemicals with lasers, exploring the brain's circuitry with light and more

...ics of Space-Time with Attometer Precision" on Monday, May 5 about the detection of gravitational waves, which promises to open up a new astrophysical window to the universe. He will discuss gravitational waves, what makes them so interesting and challenging to detect and how researchers will detect them us...
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