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iPierian Appoints Dr. Chad Cowan and Dr. Konrad Hochedlinger to Scientific Advisory Board

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- iPierian, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on changing the paradigm of drug discovery and development through the application of cellular reprogramming, today announced the appointments of Dr. Chad Cowan and Dr. Konrad Hoc...

Boston Scientific to Participate in BMO Capital Markets Health Care Conference

NATICK, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) is scheduled to participate in the BMO Capital Markets 9(th) Annual Focus on Health Care Conference, August 5. Ray Elliott, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a 20-minute presenta...

Professor Bruce Beutler Joins aTyr Pharma's Scientific Advisory Board

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma announced today that Bruce Beutler, M.D., Professor and Chairman of the Department of Genetics at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has joined their scientific advisory board. An elected member of both the National Academy of Scienc...

ULURU Inc. to Present Altrazeal(TM) Clinical Evidence at the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Toronto, Canada

ADDISON, Texas, July 29, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE Alternext: ULU) announced today that the application of Altrazeal(TM) and best clinical practice will be demonstrated in a hands-on Wound Care Pre Conference Workshop at the APMA Annual Scientific Meeting July 2...

Boston Scientific Announces Election of Katharine Bartlett and Bruce Byrnes to Its Board of Directors

NATICK, Mass., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has elected Katharine T. Bartlett and Bruce L. Byrnes as Directors. Bartlett, 62, is the A. Kenneth Pye Professor of Law at the Duke Un...

Patriot Scientific Corporation Announces Cardiac Science Corporation's Purchase of a Moore Microprocessor Patent(TM) Portfolio License

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patriot Scientific Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board :PTSC) announced today that Cardiac Science Corporation has purchased a Moore Microprocessor Patent(TM) (MMP) Portfolio license from The TPL Group. Cardiac Science develops, manu...

American Academy of Dermatology to Hold Summer Scientific Meeting in Boston

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology will hold the Summer Academy Meeting 2009, its annual summer scientific meeting, in Boston, July 29 - August 2, at the Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street. Anticipated attendance is more than 4,000. ...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Holds Metabolic Surgery Scientific Forum Featuring Research By Top Scientists

CINCINNATI, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery held a scientific symposium at the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) where four leading researchers shared innovative thinking coupled with mounting data about how the bioch...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

NATICK, Mass., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009, as well as guidance for net sales and earnings per share (EPS) for the third quarter and full year 2009. Secon...

Portola Pharmaceuticals Announces Several Scientific Presentations at International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis XII Congress

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced several scientific presentations at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) XII Congress in Boston that will feature its investigational antiplatelet drug elinogre...

Boston Scientific to Webcast Conference Call Discussing Second Quarter Financial Results

NATICK, Mass., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) will webcast its conference call discussing financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009 on Tuesday, July 21, at 8:00 a.m. ET. The call will be hosted by Ray Elliott, incoming Presiden...

American Scientific Resources Announces Acting CFO Transition to Full-Time

WESTON, Fla., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Scientific Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ASFX), today announced that the Company's Acting CFO, Ms. Teresa McWilliams, will be dedicating herself full-time to the position and has resigned from her current position as CFO for Next One Interact...

AMA Manual of Style, the 'Bible' for Medical and Scientific Publishing, Gains Online Presence

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oxford University Press is proud to present the launch of the first online version of the international best-selling AMA Manual of Style, the "bible" for authors, editors, students, researchers, the media, and anyone else involved in medical or sc...

New Scientific Evidence Suggests Humans Resistant to Phthalate Effect on Lab Rodents

Sharpe et al. Study Finds Dose High Enough to Cause Adverse Effect in Rats and Mice Has No Effect in Male Marmosets ARLINGTON, Va., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today announced that strong new evidence has emerged that phthalates may not affect the ...

Boston Scientific Announces Retirement of Jim Tobin and Appointment of Ray Elliott as New President and CEO

NATICK, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jim Tobin will retire from the Company, and that its board of directors has appointed Ray Elliott the new President and CEO, effective July...

Milestone Scientific Expands Global Sales Strategy to Enhance Penetration of International Dental Markets

LIVINGSTON, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced injection technologies, today announced that it is refining its marketing strategy to gain greater access to and penetration of the international dental marke...

Breaking medical and scientific news in angioplasty to be presented in San Francisco at TCT 2009

WHAT: TCT (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics) 2009, the scientific symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, will be the largest medical forum of updates and clinical trial data in the field of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and interventional cardiology. Media...

Thomson Reuters Partners with Research4Life to Bring Scientific Research Information Resources to Developing Countries Around the World

Healthcare & Science Business Creates Special Edition of ISI Web of Knowledge To Advance Research4Life Partnership PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare & Science business of Thomson Reuters today announced that it is joining Research4Life to provide the deve...

Press Releases on BPA Studies By-Pass Scientific Process

The following is a statement from the American Chemistry Council regarding papers presented at the Endocrine Society 2009 annual meeting including: "Bisphenol-A Exposure In Utero Leads to Epigenetic Changes and Altered Developmental Programming," Hugh Taylor, MD; "Low-Dose Bisphenol A Promotes Arr...

Entest BioMedical Inc. Adds Former National Cancer Institute Researcher to Scientific Advisory Board With Focus on Stem Cell Cancer Patient Therapies

SAN DIEGO, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr. Steven Josephs, Ph.D., a former National Cancer Institute (NCI) researcher, has joined Entest BioMedical Inc.'s ( www.entestbio.com ) Science Advisory Board where he will focus on expanding the company's stem cell cancer research. Dr. Josephs' NCI...

Fora Care Inc. to Launch Cost-Effective Solution for Diabetes Care at ADA 69th Scientific Sessions

NEW ORLEANS, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fora Care announces the launch of their Telehealth Solution for Diabetes Care and the unveiling of their Point of Care Testing (POCT) System at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 69th Scientific Sessions conference from June 6-8 at the Ernest N. Morial Conv...

Patriot Scientific Corporation Announces Patriot Data Solutions Group

PDSG Integrates Data Sharing Product Portfolio CARLSBAD, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patriot Scientific Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: PTSC) announced today that, as a result of its recent acquisition efforts and diversification of its business into the data and information sha...

June 18 Conference Features Legal, Medical & Scientific Presentations

NEW ORLEANS, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of homeowners, builders, insurance companies and government agencies confronting legal problems stemming from Chinese-made drywall are meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in New Orleans on June 18. Topics include liability issues facing builders, ...

5th International Scientific Symposium on Tourette Syndrome to Focus on Latest Research and Treatment

Rare Opportunity to Benefit from Most Current Findings BAYSIDE, N.Y., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once every five years the most prestigious and internationally renowned scientists and medical experts on Tourette Syndrome (TS) -- the complex neurological disorder that causes involuntary...

Boston Scientific Announces Two Directors Leave Board as Burns Named CEO of Xerox and Johnson Confirmed as Under Secretary of Energy

NATICK, Mass., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced that Ursula Burns and Kristina Johnson have resigned from the Company's Board of Directors after accepting senior appointments in industry and government, respectively. Ms. Burns has...

Leading Alzheimer's Disease Researcher Mark A. Smith, PhD Named Scientific Advisor at Advana Science

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Advana Science ( www.advanascience.com ) announced that Mark A. Smith, PhD, a leading researcher in Alzheimer's disease, has been named scientific advisor to the Company. According to the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (Volume 16, Issue 3), Dr. Smith wa...

Milestone Scientific to Host 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Thursday, June 4, 2009 in New York City

LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced injection technologies, today announced that its 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders is scheduled to be held on Thursday, June 4, 2009 beginning at 9:00 AM Eas...

WaferGen Appoints Seasoned Industry Executives to Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board

Also Announces Chief Operating Officer Promotion FREMONT, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genetic analysis systems, today announced two key appointments, naming Robert J. Hariri, M.D., Ph.D....

Boston Scientific to Participate in Piper Jaffray PCR Post-Op Summit

NATICK, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) is scheduled to participate in the Piper Jaffray PCR Post-Op Summit in London. Jim Tobin, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a 40-minute question and answer session on Friday, ...

Shire to Present New Scientific Data on its ADHD Treatments at a National Scientific Meeting of Psychiatrists on May 18

PHILADELPHIA, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it will present key scientific data on its Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) treatments lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (CII) and ...

Boston Scientific Announces Schedule for EuroPCR 2009

NATICK, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced the schedule of the Company's events and news announcements at the annual EuroPCR Scientific Program, which runs from May 19 to 22 in Barcelona, Spain. "We are pleased to be announcing...

Boston Scientific Announces European Approval and First Implants of New Defibrillation Lead System Designed to Simplify the Surgical Process

Company's new lead system reduces implant size of the world's smallest and thinnest high-energy devices NATICK, Mass., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced CE Mark and the first human implants of the Company's ENDOTAK RELIANCE(R) 4-SIT...

American Scientific Resources, Inc. Releases First Quarter Revenues

Sales Revenues Increase Primarily on Kidz-Med Thermofocus(R) 5-in-1 WESTON, Fla., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Scientific Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ASFX) today announced unaudited revenue results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2009. The Company experienced a 15...

Milestone Scientific Reports Strong Sales Growth in First Quarter 2009 Results

Sales of STA Systems Increase More Than Six-Fold and Recurring Handpiece Sales Increase 22% on Comparable Quarter-Over-Quarter Basis LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced injection technologies...

Boston Scientific to Participate in Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Conference

NATICK, Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) is scheduled to participate in the upcoming Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference. Jim Tobin, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a 10-minute presentation on Tuesday, Ma...

Milestone Scientific to Exhibit at the CDA Art and Science of Dentistry Spring Session

LIVINGSTON, N.J., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced injection technologies, today announced that it will be showcasing its award-winning STA Single Tooth Anesthesia System(TM) (STA System) at the upcoming ...

Bio-Matrix Scientific Group and Entest BioMedical Sign Contract With UCLA Researcher to Develop Gestational Diabetes Screening Test

New Screening Test Will Focus on 4.3 Million Annual U.S. Birth Market SAN DIEGO, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMSN) and Entest BioMedical Inc., BMSN's wholly-owned subsidiary, today announced that a contract has been signed with Dr. ...

Milestone Scientific Grants Sinopharm Exclusive Distribution and Marketing Rights to STA System in China

China's Largest Distributor of Medical and Dental Products to Market Milestone's Award-Winning Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic Delivery System to China's Dental Industry LIVINGSTON, N.J., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recogni...

AVA Kicks Off 'Sowing Seeds' Scientific Assembly to Promote Better Training of Healthcare Professionals

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA) launches its 2009 biennial scientific assembly tomorrow with the theme, "Sowing Seeds of Academic Change - Nurturing New Paradigms." ( http://www.avahealth.org ) The conference brings together medical, dental...

Milestone Scientific Hosts Second Annual Symposium on Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic Delivery (C-CLAD)

Event Brings Together Distinguished Panel of Dental Experts to Advance the Art, Science and Knowledge of C-CLAD in Dentistry LIVINGSTON, N.J., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced injection technologies, t...
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