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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation Announce Innovative Diabetes Drug Discovery and Development Partnership

- Program Focuses on Expanding Pipeline of Drugs For People with Type 1 Diabetes - NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation said today that it has entered into a novel collaborative research agreement with the Genomics Institute of th...

Neurointerventionists Expand Research to Quality of Life in Aneurysm Patients Following Minimally Invasive Coiling Treatment

Coiled Patients Compare More Closely to Normal Population Than They Do to Patients Who Previously Underwent Traditional Clipping Surgery BOCA RATON, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since the groundbreaking 2002 ISAT International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial ...

Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.

Oldsmar, Fla., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Cryo-Cell International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CCEL), one of the largest and most established leaders in stem cell innovation today announced a research and development collaboration agreement with Cryopraxis Cryobio...

Octapharma Accepting Applications for Research Grants on Immunotherapy, Coagulation Disorders and Critical Care

LACHEN, Switzerland and HOBOKEN, N.J., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Octapharma USA is now accepting applications for the Octapharma 25th Anniversary Grants Program , which supports clinical or pre-clinical research focused on human protein therapies in coagulation disorders, immunot...

Awardees for the 2009 Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Announced

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee established in 2004 by DANONE and Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd., announced the two recipients of the annual Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO) today. The program was created to identify ...

National Cancer Institute Research Identifies Unique Mechanism of Brostallicin's Anti-Tumor Effectiveness

SEATTLE, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that researchers from the Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology at the National Cancer Institute presented new preclinical research identifying unique anti-tumor mechanisms of br...

UPDATE: US Oncology Research Network Participates in Phase III Follow-up Study to BiPar's Investigational Cancer Drug BSI-201

US Oncology Research Network Participates in Phase III Follow-up Study to BiPar's Investigational Cancer Drug BSI-201 Phase II of the trial was presented in 2009 ASCO Plenary Session US Oncology, Inc . today announced that US Oncology Research will participate...

Northern California Cancer Center's First-of-Its-Kind Research Reveals Low Socioeconomic Status Often Equals Poor Chance of Lymphoma Survival

C onsiderably higher risk of follicular lymphoma-related death in poorer neighborhoods may be linked to care required to address waxing and waning progression of disease FREMONT, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern California Cancer Center ...

Lupus Research Institute Highly Encouraged by Benlysta(TM) Trial Results

First Phase 3 Lupus Drug Trial in Decades to Show Effectiveness NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) and its National Coalition of state and local organizations congratulate Human Genome Sciences (HGS) and GlaxoSmithKline on the high...

Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Announces Publication of Research on Synergistic Activity of Reovirus and Chemotherapy in NSCLC

CALGARY, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY ) ('Oncolytics') reported today that Dr. Shizuko Sei et al. published the results of their work examining reovirus and chemotherapy against human non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The paper, entitled "Syn...

New Research Shows: Neurofeedback is an 'Evidence-Based' Treatment for ADHD

NIJMEGEN, The Netherlands, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurofeedback - also called EEG Biofeedback - is a method used to train brain activity in order to normalize Brain function and treat psychiatric disorders. This treatment method has gained interest over the last 10 years, however the question...

Neuroscience Researcher Has Positive Message for International Alzheimer's Awareness Week, July 6 - 12: 'Even Though World Economy is Declining, Alzheimer's Research is Advancing'

MADISON, Wis., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of generally gloomy worldwide economic news and rising global tensions, an American neuroscience researcher has a message of hope: The answer for Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative diseases of the brain that cause memory loss may be much ...

UNT Health Science Center's Groundbreaking Research Applied to Protecting Brain After Traumatic Injury

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In groundbreaking research, scientists at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth have determined that rapid estrogen administration can protect the brain following brain injury. These findings are now being tested ...

Keep Mosquitoes and More Out of Your Yard with Garlic From Garlic Research Labs, Inc.

GLENDALE, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have been eating Garlic to keep the mosquitoes away you may want to think again. While there is absolutely no scientific evidence that eating garlic actually keeps mosquitoes away, spraying garlic has plenty of evidence to prove it keeps them away....

SUNY Youth Sports Institute Convenes Top Experts in NYC Next Week to Present Research & Analysis on Energy Drink Health Impacts

- Thirteen Renowned Medical Experts Slated to Attend First National Symposium - CORTLAND, N.Y., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The first national symposium designed to explore the health impacts of energy drinks will be held next week in New York City when thirteen top experts gather to present rese...

Cytel Signs Cooperative Research And Development Agreement With FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)

Adaptive trials leader and CDRH regulators join to create Bayesian trial design and analysis software standard CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytel Inc., a leading provider of biostatistical software and clinical trial design services, today announced the signing of a Cooperative...

Roskamp Institute Announces Enrollment of First Students to Participate in its Innovative Research Doctorate Program

Florida's First Three-Year Neuroscience Research Doctorate Program SARASOTA, Fla., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarasota's Roskamp Institute (Roskamp) today announced the first enrollment of students in its pioneering three-year Ph.D. program through which students will conduct full-time laborator...

UPCI Joins ExCell Research Study Using Stem Cells for Leukemia and Lymphoma Patients

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, and JERUSALEM, Israel, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and the Gamida Cell - Teva Joint Venture announced today that the Institute has joined an elite group of cancer centers in Europe, the United States and Israel that a...

Jennerex Therapeutic Research Collaboration With Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Selected for $10 Million Grant From Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc. (San Francisco, CA and Ottawa, Canada), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that a $10 million grant from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) has been received by the Centre for Cancer Therapeutics at Ottawa...

New Heart Ultrasound Research Reveals Life-Saving Treatment Alternatives and Advancements for Heart Patients

Breakthrough findings unveiled at the American Society of Echocardiography's Scientific Sessions WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) welcomes the world's leading researchers in cardiovascular medicine to present their most-recent findings at i...

Top Medical Research Centers Form Velos Advisory Group for Service-Oriented Architecture

- Objectives Include Interoperability, Collaboration, Clinical Research Advancement - SAN FRANCISCO, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, one of the nation's leading centers for cancer care and research, has been instrumental in establishing a Velos A...

PharmAthene Submits Proposal to BARDA in Response to Broad Agency Announcement for Advanced Research and Development for Valortim(R)

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP ), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, today announced that it has submitted a proposal to the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (B...

New Research Shows Antidepressants May Thwart Breast Cancer Treatment

Popular antidepressants taken with tamoxifen can increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence PHILADELPHIA, May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study found that taking tamoxifen with certain antidepressants more than doubled the risk of breast cancer recurrence in women taking both ...

New Phase 3 Study of Tapentadol Immediate Release Tablets Published in Current Medical Research and Opinion Journal

Data Confirm Tapentadol Efficacy and Tolerability for Acute Pain Patients RARITAN, N.J., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is estimated that up to 30 percent of all people who have surgery experience gastrointestinal side effects, such as nausea and vomiting. The use of opioid pain medicin...

Siemens Corporate Research Develops RAPID2 System for Fast Discovery of Discriminative Pathogen Signatures

RAPID2 identifies relevant signatures for H1N1 virus in record time PRINCETON, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Siemens Corporate Research (SCR), Inc. ( www.usa.siemens.com/research ) announced that it developed the RAPID2 system to speed the biomarker discovery process for the devel...

U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Proposed 'RESUS' Clinical Trial in Trauma Patients Remains on FDA Hold

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biopure Corporation (Nasdaq: BPUR ) announced today that the Food and Drug Administration has advised the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) by letter that it may not initiate a clinical trial of Biopure's oxygen therapeutic Hemopur...

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to Honor Duane DeSisto of Insulet Corporation and Senator Edward M. Kennedy at 27th Annual Hearts & Heroes Gala

WELLESLEY, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Chapter - Bay State Branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the leader in setting the agenda for diabetes research worldwide and the largest charitable funder and advocate of type 1 research, will host its 27th Annual Hea...

New Research Shows Nutrition 21's Chromium Histidinate Improves Markers for Mood and Carbohydrate Cravings

U.S.D.A. Animal Studies: Chromium Picolinate and Chromium Histidinate Down-regulate Gene in Brain that Precedes Alzheimer's Disease Additional Studies Continue to Demonstrate Safety and Efficacy of Nutrition 21's Chromax Chromium Picolinate PURCHASE, N.Y., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -...

Autism Studies Presented at Mid-Atlantic Research Consortium Meeting

PHILADELPHIA, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Science is largely a collaborative enterprise. Frequently researchers from various disciplines but with some common interests pool their efforts and exchange ideas, to devise new avenues of investigation. When unraveling complex conditions such as tho...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Highlights Bepreve(TM) Clinical Data at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2009 Annual Meeting

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ), today presented results from the Company's Bepreve(TM) (bepotastine besilate ophthalmic solution) Phase 3 pivotal clinical studies using the Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) model of allergic c...

HIV/AIDS Research Network Recommends Use of Abbott RealTime Viral Load Test for NIH-Sponsored Clinical Trials

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Abbott RealTi m e HIV-1 Assay and Abbott m 2000 System have been recommended as a standard protocol for viral load testing in HIV/AIDS clinical trials sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This recommendation was ma...

Paloma Pharmaceuticals Presents at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2009 Meeting

- Presentation describes Palomid 529 as a first-in-class Dual TORC1/TORC2 complex inhibitor of the PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway showing efficacy in retinal scarring caused by retinal detachment - JAMAICA PLAIN, Mass., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Paloma Pharmaceuticals, Inc. presented "Palomid 529, An Inhi...

Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research, Inc. Launches Multi-Million Dollar, State-of-the-Art Research Institute that Will Advance the Study of Blinding Eye Diseases

TAMPA, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tampa Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research, Inc. (LEITR) today announced plans to open a new 12,000-square-foot facility in Tampa, Florida. This state-of-the-art facility will offer high-volume, high-quality human ocular tissue for resea...

Jubilant Enters Research Collaboration With AstraZeneca

NOIDA, India, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- - Research Collaboration to Provide AstraZeneca With New Preclinical Drug Candidates Jubilant Organosys Ltd, headquartered in India, announced today that its Bangalore, India, based subsidiary,Jubilant Biosys Ltd, has signed a research collabor...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Achieves Significant Breakthrough in Research for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Early Examination Kit

HARBIN, China, May 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company producing over-the-counter drugs in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that the R...

Isis and Collaborators Present New Research at the ATVB Annual Conference

WASHINGTON and CARLSBAD, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) announced today that Isis and collaborators presented data on numerous advanced programs from Isis' cardiovascular franchise. The data were presented during the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombos...

Sirion Therapeutics Announces Clinical Data Presentations at the 2009 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting

TAMPA, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirion Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that eight presentations related to the Company's products, pipeline and research will be presented at the 2009 annual meeting of The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. ...

New Body of Research Suggests Statin Use Benefits Multiple Areas of Urologic Health

LINTHICUM, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several new studies presented at the American Urological Association's (AUA) 104th Annual Scientific Meeting suggest that the use of statins--commonly prescribed to lower cholesterol--may benefit men with prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction or ...

Medarex Announces Preclinical Data from Multiple Research Programs Demonstrating Anti-Tumor Activity in Cancer

- Data Presented at the American Association for Cancer Research - PRINCETON, N.J., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medarex, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDX ) today announced preclinical efficacy and safety data from multiple programs, including antibodies to novel and potentially important cancer ta...

Midwest Research Institute Launches Clinical Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory

Receives CLIA Certification and CAP Accreditation PALM BAY, Fla., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To address the growing need for molecular diagnostics, officials at the Florida Division of Midwest Research Institute (MRI) announced today that they have established a Clinical Molecular Di...
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