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Burrill Merchant Banking Advises Pfizer Inc. on Dermatology Portfolio Divestment

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Burrill Merchant Banking acted as exclusive financial advisor to Pfizer Inc. on its recently-completed divestment of three investigational compounds for dermatological conditions to Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Financial terms of the agreement we...

United Physicians, P.C. Selects National City, Now Part of PNC, for Physician Banking Program

BINGHAM FARMS and TROY, Mich., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- United Physicians, P.C. and National City, now part of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. today announced the launch of a unique banking program created exclusively for physician members of United Physicians, the practices they own, and t...

Cord Blood Registry Supports Family Cord Blood Banking Act

Allows Use of Tax-Advantaged Dollars to Pay for Umbilical Cord Blood Banking SAN BRUNO, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry (CBR) , the global leader in the collection and preservation of newborn stem cells from umbilical cord blood, announced its support of legislation intr...

BancTec Provides Thought Leadership at 7th Annual Medical Banking Institute

Conference seeks to create better value, lower transaction costs in healthcare industry DALLAS, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BancTec, a global provider of advanced, high volume document and payment processing services and solutions, will once again partner with other industry leaders in an effort ...

Survey: Few physicians support private banking of umbilical cord blood

BOSTONA survey of physicians has found broad support for the position that parents should not bank their newborns' umbilical cord blood in a private blood bank unless another member of the family is at risk for a blood disease that will require a stem cell transplant. The results of the survey ...

Misys Wins 'Best Trade Processing Product' Accolade in European Banking Technology Readers' Choice Awards

LONDON, November 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Misys (LSE: MSY), the global application software and services company, was awarded 'Best Trade Processing product' for the second year in a row for its innovative web-based trade processing solution, Misys Confirmation Matching Service (CMS) - form...

Vystar Corporation Announces Agreement with Kildare Capital to Provide Investment Banking Services

ATLANTA, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Vystar Corporation today announced that Kildare Capital, a registered broker-dealer near Philadelphia, will provide investment banking services for the company. Vystar Corporation is the exclusive creator of the innovative technology to produce Vytex(TM) Natu...

U.S. Preventive Medicine Announces Investment Banking Team

DALLAS and NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Preventive Medicine(R), (http://www.USPreventiveMedicine.com ) the leader in prevention, today announced the company has selected its investment banking team, composed of Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, UBS and Stanford Eagle to coo...

Misys Facilitates Masraf Al Rayan's Expansion of Islamic Banking Operations

LONDON, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Misys plc (FTSE: MSY.L), the global application software and services company, today announces that its core banking and trade services solutions have been selected by Masraf Al Rayan to build a true Islamic solution for its consumer and commercial custo...

BioLife Solutions Expands Presence in Cell Therapy and Cord Blood Banking Market Segments

Oncolix, Inc. Selects CryoStor(TM) for Cryopreservation of Cell-Based Melanoma Therapy BOTHELL, Wash., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioLife Solutions Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BLFS), a leading developer and marketer of proprietary hypothermic storage and cryop...

Women's World Banking Welcomes New Network Member From Tunisia

Enda Inter-Arabe Is a Leader in Supporting Women's Emancipation Through Economic Participation NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The power of microfinance to provide better economic opportunities for low-income entrepreneurs is emerging in the Arab world. Tu...

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking of Negligible Value: Experts

New Delhi: Several private companies have established umbilical cord blood banks in India saying they would be a life saver for thousands. But some health experts term this// as "unethical and of negligible value". The umbilical cord blood is a rich source of stem cells and is believed to be ...

Stem Cell Banking Evokes Mixed Response

Cord blood banking initiative by Sir Richard Branson has received a mixed and varied response in Britain. While this was welcomed by the doctors and scientific community,// others opined that it may not be as beneficial as it sounds. The human blood extracted from placenta and umbilical cord is...

A Worm Turns: Banking on Blood From a Little Lugworm

An inconspicuous lugworm has aroused scientists' curiosity, as a potential provider of artificial blood, indeed considered a breakthrough in the medical field.// The red liquid that courses through our veins, very much our lifeline has always been in great demand. Often, there is a huge scamper for...

A Novel System For Clinical Banking Of Umbilical Cord Blood

Researchers from Italy have designed a closed circuit, where Umbilical cord blood (UCB) collection and RBC depletion are performed, in order to reduce the contamination risk and to speed the nucleated cell separation//. Their findings appear in the journal Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases (...

Significant Scientific Breakthrough in Stem Cell Banking

Scientists from the Research Department of Cryo-Save Group NV together with the University of Cologne (DE) have developed a new scientifically validated method to collect adult mesenchymal stem cells ("MSCs") from the lining of umbilical cord tissue. This revolutionary new approach allows the coll...

Doctor Dissuades Mothers from Umbilical Cord Banking

An expert consultant Obstetrician has asked mothers to refrain from insisting on saving cord blood in cord blood banks. // Umbilical cord blood rich in stem cells is collected and kept in umbilical cord blood banks for possible re use for the baby in its lifetime if and when required in trea...

Care to Care Receives Full URAC Health Utilization Management Accreditation

...le for all parties." In addition to obtaining URAC accreditation, Care to Care has also recently become certified by New Jersey's Department of banking and Insurance as an Organized Delivery System (ODS). This approval permits Care to Care to perform network management and utilization management for...

Streamline Health Appoints Jon Phillips Chairman of the Board of Directors

...ial advisory services to healthcare technology companies. Prior to Healthcare Growth Partners, Mr. Phillips was a member of the Healthcare Investment banking Group at William Blair and Company, LLC, where he provided financial advisory services to healthcare growth companies in the areas of mergers and acqu...

AlphaRx and Venturepharm Announce Collaboration Agreement

...life science leader that provides world-class, innovative, affordable and integrated service in CRO, CMO and CSO, as well as venture capital, merchant banking for the biotechnological and pharmaceutical industry. Venturepharm also engages in compound licensing, compound partnering and royalty sharing with it...

Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute Announces Diagnostic Screening and Clinical Research Collaborations With Response Genetics, Inc.

... announced the execution of a letter of intent (LOI) to collaborate with Response Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGDX ) on molecular diagnostic testing and banking of advanced-stage Lung Cancer tissues. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090731/DC55399LOGO ) Specific molecular feat...

Zix Corporation Reports Another Record-High Revenue Quarter as Company Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...n members and includes over 1,000 financial institutions, the FFIEC federal banking regulators, 20 state banking regulators, over 30 Blue Cross Blue Shield organizations and more than 1,00...

Itanium Solutions Alliance Selects Sweden's Kiwok as the 2009 Innovation Awards Winner for Humanitarian Impact

...ices. Online Resources powers financial technology services for financial institutions, billers and credit service providers, offering online banking services, card and credit services, and e-commerce gateways. To improve the performance, availability and scalability of its services, Online Resource...

Immucor Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter Results

...ld significantly change costs recognized in the period; the inability of customers to efficiently integrate the Company's instruments into their blood banking operations; increased competition in the sale of instruments and reagents, particularly in North America; unanticipated operational problems that resu...

Can brain scans read your mind?

... love, what a tale my thoughts could tell" Gordon Lightfoot Can neuroscience read people's minds? Some researchers, and some new businesses, are banking on a brain imaging technique known as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to reveal hidden thoughts, such as lies, truths or deep desires. ...

Misys - Preliminary Results Interview With CEO

... LONDON, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Misys, the banking and healthcare software group, reported continued growth despite the turmoil in financial markets. The group's full year results have been boos...

TrinityCare Senior Living Announces Extension of Financing for Trinity Shores Facility in Port Lavaca, Texas

...l Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trustmark Corporation (Nasdaq: TRMK ), a financial services company with $9.8 billion in assets that provides banking and financial solutions through over 150 offices and 2,600 associates in Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. About TrinityCare Senior...

HSA Bank and My HSA Rewards Offer a New Way for HSA Bank Customers to Help Pay for Their Health Care

...ng, mortgage, financial planning, trust and investment services through 181 banking offices, 492 ATMs, telephone banking and the Internet. Webster Bank owns the asset-based lending firm Webster B...

C'elle(SM) Featured on ABC Action News in Tampa Bay

...0 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Women today have a number of options when it comes to protecting their future health and possibly that of their families. banking stem cells found in menstrual blood is one way in which women are looking to safeguard against potential future illnesses, conditions or injuries. Men...

Michael Unhjem Appointed to Board of Directors for Health Integrated

...e of Jamestown College, Jamestown, N.D., and the University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, N.D., Unhjem practiced law and was employed in banking and planned giving positions before joining Blue Cross Blue Shield as Legal Counsel and Vice President of Corporate Affairs in 1986. While ...

Cord Blood America Highlights Significant 2009 Progress

... percent. April 5 - Congress introduces legislation to promote Family banking of Umbilical Cord Blood stem cells; CBAI announces its total long term debt...ton, D.C. and Congressional and state legislative focus on family stem cell banking legislation." About Cord Blood America Cord Blood America ...

Capital Bank and Pretty In Pink Capture Attention of NBC's TODAY Show

... headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., with approximately $1.7 billion in total assets, offers a broad range of financial services. Capital Bank operates 32 banking offices in Asheville (4), Burlington (4), Cary, Clayton, Fayetteville (3), Graham (2), Hickory, Mebane, Morrisville, Oxford, Parkton, Pittsboro, Ralei...

Doctor Mortgage Alliance, The National Real Estate Referral Firm That Specializes In Finding Real Estate Loans, Has Just Expanded Their Services

...A's and top-level Executives of publicly traded companies should be pre-qualified for the program. According to Tom R. Callahan, Senior Mortgage banking Officer at BBVA-Compass, their institution is among the few lenders that have not been exposed to the sub-prime crisis that affects so many banks toda...

InteKrin Therapeutics Announces Appointment of Geoffrey M. Parker as Chief Business Officer

...tly, Mr. Parker served as a Managing Director and Partner in the Investment banking Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Over the past ten years, Mr. Parker led Goldman Sachs' West Region Healthcare Investment banking practice during which time he advised many of the biotechnology industry's ...

Cord Blood America Leases Las Vegas Building for Its Own Stem Cell Laboratory

...e new state-of-the-art lab will be built out in the Spencer Airport Business Park at 1857 Helm Drive. "CorCell, the first licensed private cord blood banking company in the United States, will now have its own processing and cryogenic storage lab strategically located within one mile of the nation's 5th bus...

OmniComm Systems, Inc. Retains Emerging Growth Equities, Ltd., as its Strategic Financial Advisor

...es, Ltd. ("EGE") was founded in September of 1999 as a specialty investment banking and brokerage firm focused on working with early and middle stage technology companies in high-growth industries. As a full-service investment banking and brokerage firm, EGE provides a range of financial services including pu...

LifeNet Health Launches Sports Medicine Bio-Implants

...quality, safe bio-implants to save lives and restore health," states Thomas. LifeNet Health, founded in 1982, is a full service biomedical tissue banking system and a leading non-profit organ and tissue donation agency whose mission is saving lives and restoring health. Known for its outstanding safety ...

Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation Introduces New Brochure During Cord Blood Awareness Month to Address Critical Education Gap

...entsGuideCordBlood.org, has held one of the top Google ranks for cord blood banking information for the past decade. It currently averages a half million hits ...to take an active role in educating expectant parents about the options for banking cord blood. A federal bill sponsored by Representative Jackie Speier is cu...

Stem Cell Industry Expert Praises, Encourages Continued Progress on Legislation to Promote Benefits of Cord Blood

...lf of the year. H.R. 1718, the "Family Cord Blood banking Act," and H.R. 2107, the "Cord Blood Education and... educate expectant parents about their options for banking or donating their child's cord blood. H.R. 21...rofessionals up-to-date on the value of cord blood banking and would make grants available to reach crucial s...

Solta Medical, Inc. Signs Amendment to Expand Its Credit Facility With Silicon Valley Bank

...management, corporate investment and international banking services to its clients worldwide. Through its foc... the California bank subsidiary and the commercial banking operation of SVB Financial Group. banking services are provided by Silicon Valley Bank, a me...
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