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Novo Nordisk Appoints Per Falk, M.D., Ph.D., as Vice President for Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs for North America

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company focusing on diabetes care, today announced the appointment of Per Falk, M.D., Ph.D., as vice president for Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs for North America. Dr. Falk joins the U.S. Executive ...

Cancellation of Senate Veterans Affairs Hearing in Yountville

YOUNTVILLE, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Union of American Physicians and Dentists: WHAT: A special hearing of the California Senate Veterans Affairs Committee at the Yountville Veterans Home has been CANCELLED . The ...

Department of Veterans Affairs Selects Anakam to Provide Trusted Authentication as Part of Its Overall Identity Management Strategy

SAN DIEGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected Anakam.TFA(R) Two-Factor Authentication as the enterprise authentication tool for remote access to VA systems, a key enabling technology to help the VA provide more veteran-centric benefit and healthc...

Eliminating polio requires global, coordinated effort -- Health Affairs article highlights risks, rewards of eradication

Bethesda, MD -- Eliminating polio everywhere will require global cooperation on several fronts, including lowering the cost for poor countries to vaccinate with inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), says a leading global health researcher in the July/August Health Affairs thematic issue on global hea...

Veterans Affairs Researchers Study Benefits of Robot for Ankle Rehabilitation

Researchers at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and the University of Maryland School of Medicine are conducting research using a novel ankle robot ("Anklebot"), invented by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and sponsored by the Department of Vet...

Health Affairs Report On Mass. Mandatory Insurance Law Confirms: Strong Public Option Must Be Included in National Health Reform

WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today in Health Affairs finds that a Massachusetts law requiring all to show proof of health insurance has resulted in higher costs. This predictable result confirms that President Obama's promised "public option" to private insuranc...

AAHSA President Discusses Long-Term Care Solution at SCAN Foundation/Health Affairs Conference

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Larry Minnix, president and CEO of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA), discussed the organization's Long-Term Care Solution, a plan to finance insurance for long-term services and supports, during the Long-Term...

Bobbi Drais Promoted to Vice President, Regulatory Affairs for HEALTHPOINT, Ltd.

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- HEALTHPOINT, Ltd., a DFB Pharmaceuticals, Inc. company, has announced the promotion of Bobbi Drais to Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Ms. Drais, with 15 years of regulatory experience, was most recently Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs for th...

RAPS Offers New International Regulatory Affairs Certification - RAC (GS)

New RAC Credential Focuses on General Scope of Regulatory Practice, International Standards ROCKVILLE, Md., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) has announced its newest Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the RAC General Scope (GS). The...

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Awards Information Resource Management and Integrated Program Planning Contract to ICOR Partners

ARLINGTON, Va., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ICOR Partners LLC, a leading strategy, transformation, and business improvement consulting firm, announced on March 6 that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office for Enterprise Development (OED) to...
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MultiVu Video Feed: Large, Long-Term Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial (VADT) Reveals Important Cardiovascular Safety News on AVANDIA

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SATELLITE FEED: Monday, June 9th, 2008 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET Galaxy 26 Transponder 24 C-Band Downlink Freq: 4180 H NEWS: LARGE, LONG-TERM VETERANS AFFAIRS DIABETES TRIAL (VADT) REVEALS IMPORTANT CARDIOVASCULAR SAFETY NEWS ON AVANDIA FORMAT: ...

Large, Long-Term Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial (VADT) Reveals Important Cardiovascular Safety News on AVANDIA(R)

Primary Findings from VADT on Benefit of Intensive Blood Sugar Control Are Not Statistically Significant but Show Favorable Trend in Reducing Most CV Events SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from the Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial (VADT), a large, ...

Debiopharm Group and Mercury Therapeutics, Inc. Sign an Exclusive License Agreement for the Development and Commercialisation of Debio 0930

...nformation on Mercury Therapeutics please visit: http://www.mtipharm.com . Debiopharm S.A. Contact: Maurice Wagner Director Corporate affairs & Communication Tel: +41(0)21-321-01-11 Fax: +41(0)21-321-01-69 mwagner@debiopharm.com Additional Media Contacts: In Londo...

Swissmedic Grants Debiopharm Marketing Authorisation for Moapar(R), a New Therapeutic Avenue for the Treatment of Sexual Deviations

...nformation on Debiopharm Group, please visit: http://www.debiopharm.com . Debiopharm S.A. Contact: Maurice Wagner Director Corporate affairs & Communication Tel.: +41(0)21-321-01-11 Fax: +41(0)21-321-01-69 mwagner@debiopharm.com Additional Media Contacts: In Lond...

Swissmedic Grants Debiopharm Marketing Authorisation for Moapar(R), a New Therapeutic Avenue for the Treatment of Sexual Deviations

...nformation on Debiopharm Group, please visit: http://www.debiopharm.com . Debiopharm S.A. Contact: Maurice Wagner Director Corporate affairs & Communication Tel.: +41(0)21-321-01-11 Fax: +41(0)21-321-01-69 mwagner@debiopharm.com Additional Media Contacts: In Lond...

PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it

...55 years and older without dementia (53,155 veterans diagnosed with PTSD and 127,938 veterans without PTSD) using data from the Department of Veterans affairs National Patient Care Database. Mean baseline age of the veterans was 68.8 years and 97% were male. They followed the veterans from 2001 through 2007,...

Accumetrics, Inc. Announces GRAVITAS Trial 50 Percent Enrolled

... are thrilled to have reached the halfway point for enrollment in our GRAVITAS trial," said Jeff Dahlen, Ph.D, Vice President, Clinical and Regulatory affairs of Accumetrics, Inc. "Once complete, GRAVITAS will be the largest multi-center clinical trial that links testing with personalized medicine and improv...

Infant Formula Company Teams With the University of Virginia Pediatrics Department to Conduct Clinical Studies

...dvance(R) formulas. "We know breastfeeding is best for babies," said V.P. Cynthia M. Barber, Ph.D., who directs regulatory, medical, and clinical affairs at PBM. "If parents choose to supplement breast milk with formula, our store-brand formulas are nutritionally equivalent to Enfamil(R) LIPIL(R) and Si...

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

...information on Debiopharm Group, please visit: http://www.debiopharm.com . Debiopharm S.A. Contacts Maurice Wagner Director Corporate affairs & Communication Tel.: +41(0)21-321-01-11 Fax: +41(0)21-321-01-69 mwagner@debiopharm.com Additional Media Contacts In London...

New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring

...istration of general anesthetic agents and intravenous fluid administration during anesthesia induction."(3) Michael O'Reilly, MD, EVP of Medical affairs at Masimo, stated; "These studies confirm what previous results have shown--that PVI's accuracy at predicting fluid responsiveness is better than trad...
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2008 Ullyot Public Affairs Lecture

The Ullyot Public Affairs Lecture was established in 1990 to emphasize to the general public the positive role that the chemical and molecular sciences play in our lives. Ullyot Lectures are held annually and are open to the public. Ullyot lecturers are distinguished in their fields, nationally re...

Protein handlers should be effective treatment target for cancer and Alzheimer's

...dis have received two National Cancer Institute grants totaling nearly $3 million and a $982,800, four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans affairs in the last 12 months to support studies of proteins and the molecular chaperones that manage them from cradle to grave. Understanding the exact ro...

Mount Sinai's Dr. Benjamin tenOever to be honored by White House

...nfection," said Dennis S. Charney, M.D., the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Executive Vice President for Academic affairs at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. "Mount Sinai's ability to secure research funding, such as the Presidential Award, is critical to our mission of di...

Taxpayer Alliance applauds bill to broaden access to federal research results

... more rapidly, bringing the fruits of federal expenditure for research to citizens more quickly," said David Shulenburger, Vice President for Academic affairs at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. "FRPAA guarantees that access to all scientists and citizens alike. This bill balances the ...

Europe and China watching Earth together

...o Vez, on behalf of Spain's Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology. Addressing the symposium, ESA's Peter Hulsroj, Director of Legal affairs and External Relations, praised the accomplishments of the programme, saying it is an example of "good cooperation, trust and shared interests." T...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- June 17, 2009

... The American Chemical Society's Office of Public affairs (OPA) has created a new pressroom blog to highl...r e American Chemical Society's Office of Public affairs (OPA) new satellite press room has quickly become ... Science News Podcast The ACS Office of Public affairs is podcasting PressPac contents in order to make c...

New tracking approach will help protect polar bears

...sex distribution, diet, movement and mating patterns. The Queen's team has received up to $500,000 from the federal Ministry of Indian and Northern affairs to refurbish and upgrade research cabins in the McClintock Channel, west of Baffin Island. Local labourers will be used to haul building materials hun...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 3, 2009

... The American Chemical Society's Office of Public affairs (OPA) has created a new pressroom blog to highl... The American Chemical Society's Office of Public affairs (OPA) new satellite press room has quickly become ... Science News Podcast The ACS Office of Public affairs is podcasting PressPac contents in order to make c...

Yellowfin tuna biz concept a winner

...developed by students from the UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. At this year's 7th annual competition, John Stieglitz, a Marine affairs and Policy graduate student, won runner-up and $3,000 in the competition's High-Potential Venture category. His venture, Blue Ocean Aquaculture, focus...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

... The American Chemical Society's Office of Public affairs (OPA) has created a new pressroom blog to highl... The American Chemical Society's Office of Public affairs (OPA) new satellite press room has quickly become ...cience News Podcast The ACS Office of Public affairs is podcasting PressPac contents in order to make c...
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Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Peake to Join the Cellphire Board of Directors

Peake to provide guidance and direction regarding military needs, clinical uses and funding sources ROCKVILLE, Md., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellphire, Inc., a biotechnology company located in Rockville, Md., announced today that former Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, James Pe...

PDI and The Medical Affairs Company Enter Exclusive Strategic Alliance

SADDLE RIVER, N.J. and KENNESAW, Ga., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two leaders in the pharmaceutical contract services industry, PDI, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDII ), a provider of sales and marketing support to U.S. pharmaceutical companies, and The Medical Affairs Company (TMAC(R)), the leading provi...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Names Michael Scaife Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Product Development, Contrave(R) Program

SAN DIEGO, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen(R) Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity, today announced that Michael C. Scaife, Ph.D., has joined the organization as Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Product ...

The Medical Affairs Company Expands Its Medical Communications Division

ATLANTA, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical Affairs Company LLC (TMAC(R)), the leading provider of outsourced medical science liaison (MSL) services, announced today a significant expansion of its medical communications division. In response to an increasing client demand for clinician...

Dr. Steven L. Zelenkofske Joins Regado Biosciences as Senior Vice President, Clinical and Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc., announced today the appointment of Steven L. Zelenkofske, D.O., F.A.C.C. to the position of Senior Vice President, Clinical and Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, effective immediately. He will report to David J. Mazzo...

Maureen 'Mo' Zilly Joins the Varian Medical Systems Government Affairs Team as Director, Federal Affairs

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ), a leading manufacturer of radiotherapy and radiosurgical devices and software for cancer treatment and X-ray imaging, announces the appointment of Maureen "Mo" Zilly to the newly-created position of directo...

USP Names Matthew Heyman Vice President of External Affairs and Strategic Integration

The U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention is pleased to announce that Matthew Heyman joined the organization as vice president of external affairs and strategic integration on December 1, 2008. Rockville, Md. (Vocus) December 1, 2008 -- The U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Conve...

Cytochroma appoints Steven I. Engel as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

MARKHAM, ON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ - Cytochroma today announced that it has appointed Steven I. Engel, M.S., Pharm.D., as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. Dr. Engel brings to Cytochroma over 20 years of experience in regulatory affairs and quality assurance, and will b...

The Scientific Business of Thomson Reuters Publishes Its 2008 Liquent Regulatory Affairs Trends Survey Results

Survey Highlights Trends In eCTD Migration And Submissions Outsourcing And Provides Insights Into Regulatory Product Management Trends Across North America And Europe PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters today an...

United BioSource Expands Regulatory Affairs Capabilities

Former Pfizer executives to lead regulatory affairs group based in Ann Arbor, Michigan BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- United BioSource Corporation (UBC) today announced the expansion of its Regulatory Affairs group led by distinguished experts Mark Ammann, P...
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