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America Takes on the Challenge to Fight Obesity

...nd Challenge. The community-based movement is rapidly building momentum and rallying Americans to lose a collective 50 million pounds. This tremendous accomplishment will make an enormous dent in the nation's healthcare crisis. "America's obesity epidemic requires a multi-faceted approach including individua...

EVO Merchant Services, CEO, Ray Sidhom Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award Winner in Metro New York

...s partners that have helped it achieve its own phenomenal expansion. For Ray, controlling his own destiny has been a winning strategy. "This accomplishment is a direct result of our employees, partners, and sales agents who have been dedicated to EVO's success throughout the years," said Ray. "I am proud...

Nanoparticle-delivered 'Suicide' Genes Slowed Ovarian Tumor Growth

... location," he said. "In other words, an effective therapy is not effective if it cannot get to the target." Sausville said a major accomplishment of this research is the multiple ways it can target ovarian cancer cells, as scientists were able to deliver diphtheria toxin genes, using a nanoparti...

National Stroke Quality Improvement Program Passes the Million Mark

...hen their hospital participates in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke, and we're eager to expand the program's benefits to more patients nationwide. This accomplishment demonstrates the power of translating evidence-based care into user-friendly tools for healthcare providers." Get With The Guidelines is the ...

University HealthSystem Consortium Recognized as a Company That Cares for Sixth Year in a Row

...ployees by hosting a variety of appreciation programs. "Placement on the Companies That Care Honor Roll for 6 years in a row is truly a great accomplishment for UHC," said Irene M. Thompson, UHC president and chief executive officer. "UHC is dedicated to providing its employees with a stimulating and dynam...

Covanta Mendota Recognized for Its Exemplary Health and Safety Practices

...e and vigilance in regards to workplace health and safety has led to this prestigious designation of VPP 'STAR' by Cal/OSHA. We applaud them for their accomplishment and thank them for their extraordinary efforts," said Seth Myones, President of Covanta Americas. "Mendota's health and safety performance exemplifies...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. to Present at 2009 Cystinosis Research Network Family Conference

...an annual conference. At this conference the Cystinosis Research Network brings families and the medical community together in hopes to accelerate the accomplishment of its stated goals and objectives. About Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. ("Raptor") is dedica...

New technique could sustain cancer patients' fertility

...reeze their sperm for use at a later date. Female cancer patients have fewer options. Unlike sperm, eggs rarely survive freezing and thawing. The accomplishment represents the successful completion of the first of three steps needed to preserve a woman's fertility after radiation treatments or chemotherapy. F...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2009

...lidated net loss of $23,176,000, or $0.10 per basic and diluted share for FY 2008, a decrease of 29%. "This has been a significant year of accomplishment at Peregrine as we delivered on our commitment to significantly expand and advance our bavituximab Phase II clinical program, which is already yieldin...

CareGuide Adds New Management Team Members

...merger of AirLogix and Cardium Health. Prior to that, Julie was the Vice President of Clinical Operations at AirLogix. She has a long proven record of accomplishment in the case management and disease management industry. Marise Condon ( www.careguide.com/about/people/mcondon ) will grow and develop our...
Accomplishment in Medical Technology

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals

...its. Qi gong: The Chinese word "qi gong" combines the term "qi" (chee), which means life force or vital energy, and "gong" (kung), meaning accomplishment or skill. Qi gong has many forms and is a common health practice throughout China. Two of the most common forms are tai chi and kung fu. In general, q...

Salvacyl(R), Developed by Debiopharm, is Launched in two European Countries

...of serum testosterone to the level of castration in order to lower sexual drive in adult men suffering from sexual deviations. "This is a great accomplishment for Debiopharm. Salvacyl(R) is the fourth product we have developed and made available to doctors for the treatment of a serious condition," said Roll...

First Jatropha Genome Completed by Synthetic Genomics Inc. and Asiatic Centre for Genome Technology

...prove Plant Yield and Health to Develop Renewable Fuels, Biofertlizers, and Disease Control Solutions Jatropha Genome Represents Second Milestone accomplishment for Partners who Announced Complete Oil Palm Genome Sequence in 2008 LA JOLLA, Calif. and KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Syntheti...

Poniard Completes Patient Enrollment Target in Phase 3 SPEAR Trial of Picoplatin in Small Cell Lung Cancer

...e a new treatment option for the many SCLC patients who do not achieve clinical benefit from current first-line therapies. This would be a significant accomplishment for this aggressive tumor type that has very few FDA-approved drugs." SPEAR Trial Design The international, multi-center, randomized, contr...

Premier Research Announces Milestone New Drug Application

...eliness of this submission, a true testament to the extraordinary talent and experience that exists within Premier Research. We are very proud of this accomplishment and our people," commented Dr. Troy McCall, Chief Operating Officer. Acurox(R), a patented, orally administered, immediate release tablet contain...

Kensey Nash Announces IDE Submission for Cartilage Repair Device

...stitutions in the U.S.," stated Douglas G. Evans, COO of Kensey Nash Corporation. "Our IDE submission for this clinical trial represents an important accomplishment towards achieving full commercialization of this proprietary product and technology," he concluded. The Company's Cartilage Repair Device (CRD) i...

Novare Announces Successful Series of Single Port Lap Band Procedures With RealHand(R) High Dexterity Instruments

...ts now opens the door for single port lap band procedures to be done safely and effectively through one single incision." "Dr. Teixeira's impressive accomplishment represents a potential shift in the way gastric banding procedures will be performed," said Kerry Pope, Novare Surgical's President and Chief Executiv...

Video: Sanford Health's Journey to Cure Type 1 Diabetes Receives Major Boost

... Linda's amazing initiative and generosity has established a great pace for accomplishment for the Sanford Project. This will capture the attention of the best resear...s currently recruiting a senior scientific leader with a superior record of accomplishment in type 1 diabetes research. The core of the Sanford Project research will ...

ChemoCentryx Completes Enrollment of PROTECT-1, a Phase II/III Clinical Trial of CCR9 Antagonist CCX282-B (Traficet-EN(TM)) in Crohn's Disease

...inical sites in 17 countries worldwide. This represents an important milestone in the development of this promising new drug, as well as an impressive accomplishment by a committed group of investigators throughout the world and our entire clinical team," said Pirow Bekker, M.D., Ph.D., Vice President, Medical and ...

Spherix D-tagatose to be Supplied by Inalco SpA

...l purchase of 100 metric tons of D-tagatose from Inalco and a long-term supply agreement. Financial terms were not disclosed. "This is a significant accomplishment toward achieving our goal of putting in place all the elements needed for a complete NDA submission," said Claire Kruger, CEO of Spherix. Spherix is...
Accomplishment in Medical Products

ISYSTEM-ABDv2A/B Scan unit

Description:...ng the highest quality image, the physician is provided with significantly useful details regarding the condition of ocular structures. This technical accomplishment is combined with dedicated clinical applications training by qualified echographers. The device features: High Resolution Analog Static Deflection...
Company:Innovative Imaging Inc.
Accomplishment in Biological News

Nanoparticle-delivered 'suicide' genes slowed ovarian tumor growth

...ation, location, location," he said. "In other words, an effective therapy is not effective if it cannot get to the target." Sausville said a major accomplishment of this research is the multiple ways it can target ovarian cancer cells, as scientists were able to deliver diphtheria toxin genes, using a nanoparti...

Breakthrough made in assessing marine phytoplankton health

...that they have succeeded for the first time in measuring the physiology of marine phytoplankton through satellite measurements of its fluorescence an accomplishment that had been elusive for years. With this new tool and the continued use of the MODIS Aqua satellite, scientists will now be able to gain a reason...

ABBTECH Staffing Services Certified by GSA as an HSPD-12 Managed Service Provider

.../contract, temporary/contract to direct hire or direct placement services (also know as staff augmentation services). ABBTECH has a proven record of accomplishment with the commercial sector and US Government. ABBTECH was nominated as Small Business of the Year by the US Treasury Department. ABBTECH prides itse...

Concordia University receives more than $22 million for genomics research

...atoon by the Federal Minister of State (Science and Technology) Gary Goodyear and Chairman of the Board of Genome Canada Dr. Calvin Stiller. "This accomplishment confirms Concordia's exceptional leadership in genomic research," says President and Vice-Chancellor Judith Woodsworth. "These remarkable grants will ...

ABBTECH Staffing Services Certified by GSA as an HSPD-12 Managed Service Provider

.../contract, temporary/contract to direct hire or direct placement services (also know as staff augmentation services). ABBTECH has a proven record of accomplishment with the commercial sector and US Government. ABBTECH was nominated as Small Business of the Year by the US Treasury Department. ABBTECH prides itse...

Dinner, lecture series to honor legacy of distinguished UH professor

... taught me not only how to conduct research and select suitable research goals but also how a good department should operate," Luss said. "My greatest accomplishment as a chair was convincing him to join UH. He has been a great asset to our department, as well as to the math department, and helped both to develop a...

First fuel-handling facility in the Galapagos earns environmental certification

...ous and historically significant eco-regions and preserve the livelihoods of the many people who depend on these islands for their survival." This accomplishment is realized less than two months before the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, a scientist well known for his species and evolution wor...

Oak Ridge supercomputer is the world's fastest for science

...ystems. Each component of the Jaguar system is separately ranked second and eighth on the current list of Top500 supercomputers in the world. "This accomplishment is the culmination of our vision to regain leadership in high performance computing and harness its potential for scientific investigation," said Unde...

Kalyon wins Thomas Baron Award in Fluid-Particle Systems

...ron Award in Fluid-Particle Systems. The award, sponsored by Shell Global Solutions, Inc., recognizes an individual's outstanding scientific/technical accomplishment which has made a significant impact in the field of fluid-particle systems or in a related field with potential for cross-fertilization. Selection...

Herbicide-resistant grape could revitalize Midwest wine industry

...re of 2, 4-D, 5 kilograms per hectare and 10 kilograms per hectare, along with one of the original Chancellor plants as a control. "It was quite an accomplishment to get the gene into the plant," said Skirvin. "This grape could help salvage the wine and grape industry in theMidwest." If all goes well, Skirvin h...
Accomplishment in Biological Technology

SENOMYX ANNOUNCES CORPORATE UPDATE AND SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS

...gredient supply industries, today provided a corporate update and reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. A key recent accomplishment for the Company was the new collaborative research, development, commercialization and license agreement with Firmenich SA, the world's largest privat...

STAAR Surgical Receives CE Mark Approval for KS-X Preloaded Hydrophobic Acrylic Lens Injector System

...le design, allowing for the smoothest IOL injection methods compared with traditional delivery systems. "Receipt of the CE Mark is an important accomplishment and a validation of STAAR Japan's expertise in the development of preloaded delivery systems for foldable IOLs that enable precise delivery of the len...

ROCK STARS OF SCIENCE: Prana's Co-Founding Scientist, Rudy Tanzi Teams up with Star-Powered Cast in GQ Photoshoot

...fessor Tanzi and Professor Cummings for their rock star achievements," said Geoffrey Kempler, Prana's Chairman and CEO. "We consider it a significant accomplishment that some of the most brilliant scientific minds are leading advocates of Prana and its strategy for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease." Abou...

Axial Biotech Wins 2009 Innovation Award for Biotechnology

...inner, ARUP Laboratories, a leading national diagnostic reference laboratory. To have Axial Biotech viewed in this same league represents an important accomplishment for our company." John Climaco, CEO and President of Axial Biotech, said, "I am pleased that the distinguished panel of experts from private indu...

Vertebral Technologies Receives Award for InterFuse(R) Interbody Fusion System

...ive product which provides a large and stable fusion construct," said Jeff Felt M.D., Chairman and CEO of VTI. "We are proud of our engineering team's accomplishment in developing the proprietary system which focuses on a modular design." Orthopedic spine surgeon Paul Asdourian, M.D. of Greater Chesapeake Orth...

Orcrist Bio Inc. Receives Approval from European Competent Authority to Initiate its Planned Phase I, Open-label, Single-ascending-dose, Safety Study of HYC750

...lands) at their clinical trial site in Malaga, Spain. "The approval of our Phase I clinical trial by the European authorities is another significant accomplishment for Orcrist," said Dr. Brett Schonekess, President and CEO of Orcrist. "With this approval we are now positioned to move forward with InPEC as our cli...

WuXi PharmaTech Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Results

...nd the healthcare industry," said Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WuXi PharmaTech. "At the same time, it was a year of substantial accomplishment for our company. For full-year 2008, we met our revised guidance for total company(1) net revenue and adjusted EBITDA. Our core China-based Laborato...

Orcrist Bio Inc. Files with European Competent Authority for a Phase I, Open-label, Single-ascending-dose, Safety Study of HYC750

...inical development." "Filing the requisite regulatory documentation with the European authorities to initiate our Phase I clinical trial was a major accomplishment for our company and represents Orcrist's most important milestone thus far," said Dr. Brett Schönekess, President and CEO of Orcrist. "We are thrilled...

Sentrx Exits 2008 with Strong Growth

...icipation in eleven regulatory health authority inspections conducted at client sites with no major findings "Growing revenue 25 % is a great accomplishment for Sentrx," said Joseph Albano, Chief Executive Officer of Sentrx, "but I am most proud of our consistent record of compliance. As our cl...

Fuld & Company Announces Appointment of MIT Fellow to Head Pharmaceutical Team's Strategic Gaming and Consulting Services

...eutical and healthcare industries. "We are excited to have Dr. Rosenkrans join the Fuld team," said Leonard Fuld, president. "His extensive accomplishment in the global pharmaceutical industry; government and academia -- coupled with his involvement on the cutting edge of personalized medicine -- makes h...
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Species

...ations on how traits are inherited (pangensis ), his theory relies only on the fact that inheritable traits exist , and are variable (which makes his accomplishment even more remarkable.) Although Gregor Mendel 's paper on genetics was published in 1866 , its significance was not recognized. It was not until ...
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