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Kent Holloway of Ohio Receives Achievement Award From Organ Donation Association

MCLEAN, Va., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday June 18th, 2009, the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) recognized Kent Holloway by presenting him with the Association's 2009 Achievement Award. The AOPO award was supported by CryoLife. The winner must demonst...

The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Announces 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former executive director of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (PCPFS) Dr. Asahel "Ash" E. Hayes; gymnast and inventor George P. Nissen; and Olympic coach Dr. Betty Perkins-Carpenter are the winners of the 2009 Lifetime Achievemen...

Oncology Program at Texas Health Dallas Receives 'Outstanding Achievement Award'

DALLAS, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons, one of the highest honors for cancer programs in the United States. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090...

Edward Diehl Receives Outstanding Achievement Award From the American College of Addiction Treatment Administrators (ACATA)

Annual Award for outstanding contributions in the field of addiction treatment administration and management presented to Edward Diehl during the annual conference of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers. PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rec...

Ketchum's Nancy Hicks Honored with PRSA Health Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award

Frank J. Weaver Award Recognizes 'Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Health Care Public Relations' Through Hicks' 25-year Career WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and Ketchum today announced that Nancy Hicks has received the PRSA Heal...

Stroudsburg PA Woman Earns Governor's Achievement Award as 'Direct Care Worker of the Year'

HERSHEY, Pa., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cari Medinas of Stroudsburg today received the first Direct Care Worker of the Year award, presented by Secretary of Aging John Michael Hall during the Governor's Achievement Awards ceremony at the PA Partners Conference. "It is very appropri...

AHA presents award of meritorious achievement to Eduardo Marban, M.D.

LOS ANGELES (April 20, 2009) Eduardo Marbn, M.D., Ph.D., the Director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, received today the American Heart Association's Award of Meritorious Achievement at the AHA's annual Awards Luncheon in Washington, D.C. The Award of Meritorious Achievement is for disti...

UT Southwestern University Hospital earns outstanding achievement award for cancer care

DALLAS April 7, 2009 UT Southwestern University Hospital recently received the Commission on Cancer (CoC) Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons. The award recognizes programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients. Facilities rec...

ACC presents lifetime achievement award to Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute's James Forrester, M.D.

LOS ANGELES (April 1, 2009) James S. Forrester, M.D., former chief of the Division of Cardiology at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, received the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Cardiology at the Annual Scientific Session in Orlando March 29. Currently the Georg...

Huntington Hospital Cancer Center Receives Outstanding Achievement Designation

PASADENA, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntington Hospital Cancer Center has received the Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC), which recognizes cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to their patients...
Achievement in Medical Technology

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Achievement of Key Milestone in Cell Engineering Agreement With Genentech

RICHMOND, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) today announced that a key research milestone has been achieved in its Research and License Agreement with Genentech, Inc., a wholly-owned member of the Roche Group, for the generation of cell lines wit...

PEAK Surgical Announces Completion of First PRECISE Clinical Study, Receipt of Medical Design Excellence Award for PEAK(R) Surgery System and Achievement of Over 1,000 Surgeries Using PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM)

- Company Reports Significant Uptake of PlasmaBlade by U.S. Surgeons Since Product Launch - PALO ALTO, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAK Surgical, Inc., a medical device company that has developed a new tissue dissection system based on a proprietary technology, announced today several mil...

Tolerx Announces Achievement of Milestones upon anti-CD4 Antibody Program Advancement and Initiation of Phase 1 Clinical Trial

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolerx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of novel therapies for the treatment of immune-mediated diseases, announced today that Genentech, a collaborator, has moved a modified version of TRX1, MTRX1011A, an anti...

MicroDose Technologies Announces Achievement of Phase I Clinical Milestone Triggering First Milestone Payment Under Collaboration with Merck & Co., Inc.

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroDose Technologies Inc. (MicroDose) today announced that the first clinical milestone in its collaboration with Merck & Co., Inc., through a Merck affiliate, has been achieved, triggering the first payment under the global license agreement f...

Positive Statistical Analysis from Synthetic Blood's Oxycyte Traumatic Brain Injury Trial Indicates Achievement of Primary Endpoint

COSTA MESA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2007 - Synthetic Blood International, Inc. (OTCBB:SYBD) today announced positive data from a statistical analysis of its Phase IIa study with Oxycyte(TM) in patients with traumatic brain injury. In line with preliminary study results announced in Decembe...

Gilead Announces Achievement of Primary Efficacy Endpoint in Second Phase III Study of Aztreonam Lysine for Inhalation in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2007 - Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced that its Phase III AIR-CF1 (CP-AI-007) study of aztreonam lysine for inhalation for the treatment of people with cystic fibrosis (CF) who have pulmonary Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) me...

Project Zero Delay Accelerates Drug's Path to Clinical Trial

...rge, vice president and Head of Oncology at AstraZeneca. "AZ is always looking to improve our processes and to optimize value along our pipeline. This achievement is a great example of what can be accomplished when we pair our first class internal capabilities with the strengths of one of our key alliance partne...

Lilly and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Announce Lilly Agrees to be First Tenant of East River Science Park; Issue Urgent Call for Healthcare Reform that Protects Innovation and Jobs

...sident and CEO John Lechleiter, Ph.D., "Having six monoclonal antibodies contributed by ImClone to the Lilly oncology portfolio is a great step toward achievement of the oncology powerhouse we are building. Our new location in New York with access to the latest research tools and our FIPNet partners will also he...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Over $2 Million for Validation of 10 Parkinson's Therapeutic Targets

...earcher bios, is available on the Foundation's Searchable Database of Funded Grants . As with all MJFF grants, full funding is dependent on the achievement of predetermined, specific milestones and on researchers' agreement to make the results of their work available to the Parkinson's research community....

Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals Sign Licensing Agreement for Urocidin(TM)

...both companies, Endo will pay Bioniche an up-front cash payment of $20M USD and the potential for up to $110M USD in additional payments linked to the achievement of future clinical, regulatory, and commercial milestones. In addition, Bioniche will manufacture the product and receive a transfer price for supply....
Achievement in Medical Products

BN ProSpec System

Description:...mer centered development process of the BN ProSpec; system contributed significantly to such wide acceptance and has been recently recognized with the achievement of the 2003 International Project Management Award (IPMA). This process allows our customers to be involved in the development of system features....
Company:Dade Behring, Inc.

Sheffield Ring Fixator

Description:... Angulation, translation and rotation. A whole different point of view. The Sheffield Ring Fixation System is a design achievement that advances the possibilities of fracture management....
Company:Orthofix, Inc

Amo Phaco Prestige

Description:... The introduction of the AMO Prestige System marked an amazing achievement in Phaco technology; The combination of safety with high-performance fluidics.A.S.E.T. keeps you in complete control of fluidic conditions in the in t...
Company:Diagnostic Instrument Group

Achievement

Features:... with-the-rule corneal cylinder. Achievement's stable matrix provides consistent acuity and reduced lens flexure. Expanded parameter capabilities make achievement adaptable to a wide range of custom parameters for ease of fitting for flatter/steeper corneas and high plus/minus powers. Manufactured in Boston ES t...
Company:Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc.
Achievement in Medical Dictionary

Psychology

...science resources, the practice of psychology , APA's publishing operations, and information for the public on the field and the ... A recognized achievement for reasearch in his field of Psychology . ... Department of Psychology has received the ... Sep, 2008: Psychology Graduate Highlight ... 1.1...

Pancreas transplant

.... ... Pancreas transplantation is the only treatment for type I diabetes that ... A successful pancreas transplant , with the resulting achievement of euglycemia, ... The Rush Pancreas Transplant Program offers comprehensive evaluation and transplant services for adults and children with...

Dwarfism

... a general term that is used to describe a rare condition wherein ... most cases, dwarfism (whether achondroplasia or ... Caffeine, California achievement Tests, Cancer, Candidiasis, Canker Sores, Carbohydrate Intolerance, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Cat ... ...

Apathy

..., thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games. 2009 Calendars | Demotivators (By Name | Mugs | Posters | Cards | Laptop Skins ... Accomplishments | achievement | Adversity | Agony | Ambition | Apathy ... The Third One.--I Don'T Care. ....Get It? apathy - 17 definitions - A complete lack of emotion...
Achievement in Biological News

Carnegie's Donald Brown receives lifetime achievement award from Society for Developmental Biology

Baltimore, MDBiochemist, developmental biologist, and physician, Donald D. Brown of Carnegie's Department of Embryology, will receive the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Developmental Biology. The award is given to "a senior developmental biologist in recognition of her/his ou...

NARSAD announces 2008 Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Research on Mental Health Disorders

(New York, Oct. 16, 2008) NARSAD, the world's leading charity dedicated to mental health research, will award its annual prizes tomorrow -- among the most coveted in psychiatry and neuroscience to six prominent scientists whose research in the areas of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depres...

NARSAD presents 2007 prizes for outstanding achievement in neuroscience and psychiatric research

NARSAD -- The Worlds Leading Mental Health Research Charity --Presents 2007 Prizes for Outstanding Psychiatric Research at New York Gala, October 19th Prize winners have significantly contributed to the knowledge and treatment of schizophrenia, depression, anxiety and childhood mental dis...

Harold Mooney wins prestigious Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement

Harold Mooney has been awarded the 2008 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for his work in helping to transform ecology into a global discipline. The prize is awarded annually to individuals with world-class environmental accomplishments to their credit. Mooney, the Paul S. Achilles Prof...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MIRTEC With the 2009 Award for Automated Optical Inspection Product Innovation of the Year

...s. Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts...

Scientists report first remote, underwater detection of harmful algae, toxins

...ion of a harmful algal species and its toxin below the ocean's surface. The achievement was recently reported in the June issue of Oceanography . This achievement represents a significant milestone in NOAA's effort to monitor the type and...

$29.4 million grant establishes CTSI at NYU in partnership with Health and Hospitals Corporation

... to bear on the pressing problems facing New Yorkers. Robert Berne, NYU's senior vice president for health, said, "This grant is not only a great achievement in and of itself, it is also another demonstration of the more than century-long successful affiliation with HHC and our sustained and successful driv...

Researchers achieve major breakthrough with water desalination system

...t recovery using an accelerated chemical demineralization process that was also developed here at UCLA. This first field study with the M3 was a major achievement and the first phase of our high-recovery RO process demonstration program." Andi Rahardianto, a postdoctoral researcher on the team, said that t...

SF State professor honored by President Obama for science mentoring

...ching somebody with potential and talent rise above their history." The SEO has yielded significant results including higher retention and academic achievement of underrepresented minorities in the sciences. From 1984 to 2003, only one minority undergraduate from SF State went on to complete a doctorate in th...

UT multimedia program increases middle school interest in science

...ealth showed significant increases in interest and achievement scores compared to other students, a recent study ...de and found a 7.2 percent increase in Stanford 10 achievement scores for students who participated in the HEADS ...udents of similar background who did not. Stanford achievement Tests are one of the leading standardized tests us...
Achievement in Biological Technology

EUCODIS Bioscience and Lohmann Animal Health Announce Achievement of Major Development Milestone

VIENNA, Austria and CUXHAVEN, Germany, February 26 /PRNewswire/ -- EUCODIS Bioscience, a company developing proteins for the chemical industry, and Lohmann Animal Health (LAH), a company developing and marketing products for animal nutrition and animal health, today announced the achievement o...

Sigma-Aldrich and Sangamo BioSciences Announce the Achievement of Key Throughput Milestone in Research Reagents Agreement

Milestone Achieved A Year Ahead of Schedule ST. LOUIS and RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) today announced it has reached a major production capacity milestone as part of its agreement with Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SI...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Receives Scientific Achievement Award

HARBIN, China, Dec. 29 /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"), announced today that it ...

PAREXEL Corporate Vice President Dr. Alberto Grignolo Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From Good Clinical Practice Journal

BOSTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced that Alberto Grignolo, Ph.D., Corporate Vice President, PAREXEL Consulting, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Goo...

Medivation Receives Corporate Achievement Award From Huntington's Disease Society of America

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN ) today announced that it will receive a Corporate Achievement Award from the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA), which honors those companies that exemplify leadership in the fight against Huntington'...

DSM and Crucell Announce Another Key Achievement for PER.C6(R) Technology; Scale Up of High-Titer Fed-Batch Process to 250 Liters

GRONINGEN and LEIDEN, Netherlands and PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM Biologics and Crucell N.V. (Euronext, Nasdaq: CRXL; Swiss Exchange: CRX) announced today that the high-titer fed-batch process developed at the PERCIVIA PER.C6(R) Development Center, their joint venture in Camb...

Odyssey Thera Announces Milestone Achievement in Pfizer Alliance

SAN RAMON, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Odyssey Thera, Inc. announced that it has received a milestone payment from Pfizer Inc, following Pfizer's decision to progress a discovery stage drug candidate into pre-clinical development. The drug candidate was extensively studied by Odyssey Thera ...

Dow AgroSciences, Sangamo BioSciences Announce the Achievement of Key Milestones in Plant Agriculture Collaboration

ZFP Technology Accelerates Precision Gene Control, Trait Stacking in Commercial Crop Species INDIANAPOLIS and RICHMOND, Calif., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) announced today the successful completio...

Dow AgroSciences, Sangamo BioSciences Announce the Achievement of Key Milestone in Plant Agriculture Collaboration

CEO of Dow AgroSciences Announces Milestone in Wall Street Presentation INDIANAPOLIS, and RICHMOND, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) today announced the successful completion of a key research milestone as part of the...

Millennium to Receive $40 Million Milestone Payment for Achievement of Sales Threshold for Velcade(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MLNM ) today announced that it will receive a $40 million payment from Ortho Biotech Products, L.P. for achieving a material sales milestone in 2007 for VELCADE outside the U.S. Milestone payments ar...
Achievement in Biological Definition

Human Genome Project

...IC Digest. Learning about the Human Genome. Part 2: Resources for Science Educators. ERIC Digest. Clinton Tries To Take Credit For Celera's achievement by David Holcberg ...

James D. Watson

... genetic engineering has brought us so much new information about how organisms function. All the textbooks are still in print. In 1988 , Watson's achievement and success led to his appointment as the Head of the Human Genome Project at the National Institutes of Health , a position he held until 1992 . ...

Magnetic resonance imaging

...nning, as well as discovering the NMR tissue relaxation differences that made this feasible. In 2001 , the Lemelson-MIT program bestowed its Lifetime achievement Award on Dr Damadian as "the man who invented the MRI scanner". It is still not clear if Damadian's method of detecting cancer is working, and it is...

Muscle

...—for example, lifting a weight. By this definition, the masseter or jaw muscle is the strongest. The 1992 Guinness Book of Records records the achievement of a bite strength of 975 lbf (4337 N) for two seconds. What distinguishes the masseter is not anything special about the muscle itself, but its advan...

Population genetics

...ticists 3 See also 4 References 5 External links Scope and theoretical considerations Perhaps the most significant "formal" achievement of the modern evolutionary synthesis has been the framework of mathematical population genetics. Indeed some authors (Beatty 1986) would argue that...
Achievement in Biological Dictionary

Order

...bster's New World College Dictionary. Meaning of order . ... condition or state in general not in working order ... In order to facilitate the achievement of a model program for equal employment ... provisions of Paragraphs (1) through (7) in every subcontract or purchase order ... The best place to...

Objective

... Objective (military), the achievement of a final set of actions within a given ... Objective (goal), a projected state of affairs that a person or a system plans ... Objective -C i...
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