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Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Names Johnson & Johnson's Alex Gorsky, Worldwide Chairman, Surgical Care, as the 2009 HBA Honorable Mentor

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) today announced that its 2009 Honorable Mentor is Alex Gorsky, Worldwide Chairman, Surgical Care, and member of the Executive Committee at Johnson & Johnson. He will be formally recognized at t...

Infectious Diseases Institute Appoints Alex Coutinho, M.D as Executive Director

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) announced the appointment of Alex Coutinho, M.D., a world-renowned leader in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, as the new Executive Director of the IDI. Prior to joining IDI, Dr. Coutinho spent s...

Rita's Squeezes Pediatric Cancer with $451,000 Donation

...tand of cancer patient Alexandra "Alex" Scott (1996-2004). At the age of 4, alex announced that she wanted to hold a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for all children with cancer. Since alex held that first stand, the Foundation bearing her name has evolved into a n...

Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

... to the rehabilitation of 11-year old quadriplegic alex Malarkey and provide young alex with a state of the art RT300 Functional Electrica...04, while riding home from church with his father. alex sustained serious neck injuries as the result of t...

St. Elizabeth Healthcare Drives Kentucky's Largest Electronic Medical Records Initiative With IBM

...he St. Elizabeth Healthcare system. "This represents an important step and a unified foundation to deliver better care to our patients," said alex Rodriguez, chief information officer, St. Elizabeth Healthcare. "Today, only about one-sixth( )of the population in the US is covered by an electronic...

Errors in diagnosis of depression lead to over and under diagnosis in primary care

...shed Online First and in an upcoming edition of The Lancet , written by Dr alex Mitchell of University of Leicester together with Dr Amol Vaze, and Dr Sana...d clinical depression and correctly reassured 80% of healthy people. Dr alex Mitchell said "Imagine a typical GP who is trying to spot depression in a r...

MedicExchange Launches Customer Review Platform for Healthcare IT and Radiology Products

...sly. Members' personal information is not shared with the product manufacturer, other MedicExchange members or any third party organizations. alex van Klaveren, Chief Executive of MedicExchange, commented, "Choosing the right software, services and equipment is crucial when budgets are under pres...

NuVasive Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... costs of $1.0 million. Cash, cash equivalents and short and long-term marketable securities were $180.8 million at June 30, 2009. alex Lukianov, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Our proprietary XLIF(R) procedure, along with NuVasive's full complementary product suite, is g...

National Report Ranks Oklahoma as a Top State for Mental Health Services

...ow this program is helping improve care for Oklahoma Medicaid patients with mental illness, who represent some of our most vulnerable citizens,'' said alex M. Azar II , vice president of business-to-business, LillyUSA. "We congratulate the state on the success of this program and its dedication to delive...

Innovative Prostate Cancer Treatment Known as Sonablate(R) HIFU Now Available at Third Site in India

... royalty, in their respective centers in Hyderabad and New Delhi. "We are thrilled about the growth of Sonablate HIFU centers in India," said alex Gonzalez, vice president of international operations for International HIFU, based in Charlotte, N.C. "It has been a pleasure to work with Dr. Ramayya...
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New Therapy Enlists Immune System to Boost Cure Rate in a Childhood Cancer

...y continues to investigate how genes contribute to the disease, using that knowledge to devise new treatments. Maris served as an oncologist for alex Scott, the child with neuroblastoma who started a lemonade stand in 2000 to raise money for programs in childhood cancer. Now operated through the Sco...

InteKrin Therapeutics to Present at the 2009 American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting

...n annual meeting in New Orleans Saturday, June 6, 2009 during the "Novel Diabetes Therapies in Development in Humans" session at 4:00 pm CDT. Dr. alex DePaoli, Chief Medical Officer of InteKrin Therapeutics, will provide a summary of the latest clinical data supporting the design of INT131 to safely ...

Kinex Pharmaceuticals To Present at ASCO 2009 Annual Meeting

...Meeting in Orlando, on May 29, 2009. The study was carried out at MD Anderson, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. alex Adjei, the Principal Investigator from RPCI will deliver the presentation entitled "Results of a phase I trial of KX2-391, a novel non-ATP competitive...

Video: Partnership Unites UCB with Consumer Product Innovator OXO(R)

...on the foundation of Universal Design, which focuses on creating easy and comfortable-to-use products for the widest spectrum of users possible," said alex Lee, President of OXO(R). "In partnering with UCB, we were able to apply our design principles in a new setting. The result is a prefilled syringe tha...

D-Pharm Submits Investigational New Drug Application and Special Protocol Assessment to the FDA for Phase III Trial of DP-b99 in Acute Stroke Patients

...to adapt and mature along with our lead product. I look forward to agreement on the SPA and commencing our Phase III trial with DP-b99 under IND" said alex Kozak, PhD, CEO and President of D-Pharm. Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) is an instrument of the FDA for evaluating protocols and reaching a...

Ancestry.com DNA Testing Reveals 'Roots' Author's Scottish Ancestry

... Nephew of alex Haley Meets Newfound Scottish Cousin for the First... for family history, announced today that the late alex Haley, author of Roots - the decisive masterpiec...ery came through an Ancestry.com DNA test taken by alex Haley's nephew Chris Haley in 2007, where his resu...

CRESTOR(R) Reduced CV Risk in Patients Achieving Low LDL and hsCRP Targets in New JUPITER Analysis

...% reduction in CV events compared to placebo "JUPITER demonstrated the effect of rosuvastatin on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality," said alex Gold, MD, Executive Director, Clinical Development, AstraZeneca US. "In this analysis, patients treated with rosuvastatin who achieved low levels of ...

CRESTOR(R) Reduced Risk of Blood Clots in the Veins

...% reduction in PE (p=0.42). "This is the first time a statin has been shown to reduce the risk of VTE in a randomized, prospective study," said alex Gold, MD, Executive Director of Clinical Development, AstraZeneca US. "This result is in addition to the effect on cardiovascular events already demo...

InteKrin Therapeutics Announces Enrollment Completion of 360 Patient, 24 week Phase 2b Study

...monstrate the unique properties of INT131, a potent insulin sensitizer, in patients with inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), said alex DePaoli, M.D. InteKrin's Chief Medical Officer. "This Phase 2b study will provide critical efficacy, safety, and tolerability data to allow differenti...

Neuro Kinetics: Research Suggests I-Portal(R) NOTC Data Shows Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries That Other Technologies Miss

...an J. McKinnon, MD, MBA, assistant professor, Otology/Neurotology, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia ; alex Kiderman, PhD, NKI's chief technology officer; and Terri E. Ives, ScD, AuD, F-AAA, CCC-A, NKI's clinical director - audiology. The case study fea...

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Alex in Biological News

Naming evolution's winners and losers

...Chad Brock, a graduate student of biology at Washington State University; Hugo Alamillo, a graduate student of biology at Washington State University; alex Dornburg, a former undergraduate in Alfaro's laboratory, now a graduate student at Yale University; Daniel Rabosky, a graduate student of biology at C...

Stem cell research: From molecular physiology to therapeutic applications

...ues. In this issue, we have invited several scientists in China to summarize their pioneering works in the stem cell research field. Since 2001, Dr. alex Yu Zhang has been a professor at Capital Medical University in Beijing and is Director of Cell Therapy Center at Xuanwu Hospital. His current research...

First genetically-engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

...adicating smallpox and controlling diseases such as flu and polio. Professor Cowman said the research team, which includes Dr Matthew O'Neill and Dr alex Maier from the institute as well as scientists from the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, the Walter Reed Army Institute for Research and the Uni...

Noise pollution negatively affects woodland bird communities, says CU-Boulder study

...cing walls and berms should be considered to help preserve such communities." Co-authors on the Current Biology study included CU-Boulder Professor alex Cruz and Fort Lewis College faculty member Catherine Ortega, who received her doctorate from CU-Boulder under Cruz. The study was conducted in a parc...

Researchers achieve major breakthrough with water desalination system

... and time. "Our M3 water desalination system provides an all-in-one mobile testing plant that can be used to test almost any water source," said alex Bartman, a graduate student on the M3 team who helped to design the sensor networks and data acquisition computer hardware in the system. "The advanta...

New advance in revolutionary 'bullet fingerprinting' technique

...ring new ways of recovering fingerprints from metal surfaces. Researcher alex Goddard has uncovered a natural technique that he believes is so simple, wh...ssociated with the University. I look forward to further developments". alex Goddard recently presented his findings at the University of Leicester's Po...

A urine test for appendicitis?

...Bachur, MD, acting chief of emergency medicine at Children's Hospital Boston, Hanno Steen, PhD, director of the Proteomics Center, and clinical fellow alex Kentsis, MD, PhD, decided to take a systematic approach, performing a proteomics study using state-of-the are mass spectrometry (a technique that dete...

University of Leicester geologists demonstrate extent of ancient ice age

... rock. This ice age has been named 'the Early Palaeozoic Icehouse' by Dr alex Page and his colleagues in a paper published as part of a collaborative Dee...ology Research Group of the University of Leicester, Department of Geology, alex Page and his colleagues Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams demonstrated how ...

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

...lication in the June 10 issue of ACS' Nano Letters , a monthly journal. alex Zettl and colleagues note in the new study that some of today's highest-den...pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/presspac/full/10.1021/nl803800c CONTACT: alex Zettle, Ph.D. Center of Integrated Nanomechanical Systems University of C...

Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes

...ink is to take on the dirty job of dismantling the pipes. Now mathematician alex Tolstoy, of ATolstoy Sciences in the United States, and colleagues at the U...ecting and localizing pipe changes via matched field processing" (4aSP7) by alex Tolstoy et al is at 10:45 on Thursday, May 21. Abstract: http://asa.aip.or...
Alex in Biological Technology

Microbia, Inc. Names Alex Chu as Vice President of Process Development

Microbia, Inc. (formerly Microbia Precision Engineering), an emerging leader in the production of sustainable, specialty ingredients and biomaterials from fermentation technology, announced that Alex Chu has joined the company as vice president of process development. Alex is the former vice pre...

WTN Interview: Alex Bratton: EmailRX's founder on viruses and spam

Alex Bratton is determined to give heavy email users something they lack: time and security. The 32 year old founder of EmailRx , and a heavy email user, talks about the inspiration for his company, the challenge with "grow this, shrink that" offers and the wireless world. WTN: How much email ...

First genetically engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

...adicating smallpox and controlling diseases such as flu and polio. Professor Cowman said the research team, which includes Dr Matthew O'Neill and Dr alex Maier from the institute as well as scientists from the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, the Walter Reed Army Institute for Research and the Uni...

Nuevolution Announces Worldwide Technology Cross-Licensing Agreement With GSK

...technologies" said Allen Oliff, SVP Molecular Discovery Research of GSK and alex Gouliaev, CEO of Nuevolution A/S continued "our innovative technologies all...m For further information please contact: Nuevolution A/S alex Haahr Gouliaev, CEO T: +45-70-20-09-87 ahg@nuevolution.com ...

FluMist(R) Begins Shipping for 2009-2010 Influenza Season

...e is committed to delivering our seasonal nasal spray influenza vaccine in the summer months in order to increase opportunities for vaccination," said alex Zukiwski, MD, MedImmune's Executive Vice President, Clinical Research & Chief Medical Officer. "If more eligible children can be vaccinated agains...

ChemAxon Launches JChem for Excel

...e types or access remote databases, populating cells with structure based prediction results and R-group decomposition. Speaking at the launch, alex Drijver, CEO of ChemAxon commented "This is a game changing product, with Instant JChem desktop application already established and now JChem for Exce...

CQ Forum on Biosimilar Biological Products - Wed., June 17, 2009

...at The George Washington University and host of PBS's "Planet Forward" will moderate the panel discussion. Panelists include: alex Brill, Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute Richard F. Kingham, Partner, Covington & Burling Jay P. Siegel, M.D., Chie...

Bilayer graphene gets a bandgap

..." "Direct observation of a widely tunable bandgap in bilayer graphene," by Yuanbo Zhang, Tsung-Ta Tang, Caglar Girit, Zhao Hao, Michael C. Martin, alex Zettl, Michael F. Crommie, Y. Ron Shen, and Feng Wang, appears in the June 11, 2009 issue of Nature . Zhang, Tang, and Girit are members of UC Berkel...

University of Michigan Installs Neuro Kinetics' I-Portal(R) NOTC System

...ith chronic health issues and others with weight problems," she said. "The I-Portal NOTC allows us to address a range of issues with confidence." alex Kiderman, Neuro Kinetics' chief technology officer, said the company expects to undertake collaborative research with the University of Michigan's Ves...

A billion-year ultra-dense memory chip

...l memory storage that consists of a crystalline iron nanoparticle shuttle enclosed within the hollow of a multiwalled carbon nanotube," said physicist alex Zettl who led this research. "Through this combination of nanomaterials and interactions, we've created a memory device that features both ultra-high...
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Meme

...n | Contact Us. The Meme Factory is primarily a software company. ... The current issue is MEME 5.01, Death, Be Not In My Face, an excerpt from alex ... You can also visit the MEME archive, which has issues 1.01 forward. ... The term meme was coined in 1976 by Richard Dawkins in his controve...

Animalia

...nimals. Pictures taken by Santiago Fernández, wild life photographer ... Right Arrow - Use it to move forwards while navigating thru Animalia ... alex and Zoe are magically whisked from their local library to Animalia , a world full of talking animals. They arrive just in time to help solve a seri...
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