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Cole Foundation injects $2.5 million to bolster leukemia research

This press release is available in French . Montreal, May 22, 2009 - Canada has received new support to recruit some of its best minds in pediatric leukemia research, thanks to the Cole Foundation. The family foundation has generously pledged $2.5 million to support up-and-coming, Montre...

Maryland 'We Work for Health' Calls on Elected Officials to Focus on Medical Research and Innovation to Bolster Economy and Find Cures

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members from local business, labor, academic and health care groups, including John Hurson, former Chairman of the Maryland House of Delegates Health & Government Operations Committee, today introduced We Work for Health of Maryland -- a uniq...

Long Term Care Sector Supports and Is Well-Positioned to Advance Health Care Reform, Bolster Economic Stimulus

MedPAC Recommendations, Worsening State Budget Crisis Threaten Seniors' Access to Quality Care, LTC Jobs Base WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Commenting on the legislative year ahead as well as the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) initial comments today that ...

$9 Million Committed to Bolster Worldwide Measles Initiative

The Vodafone Foundation-United Nations Foundation Partnership, Merck & Co., Inc., the Kessler Family Foundation and the American Red Cross announce support for partnership at Clinton Global Initiative Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 25, 2008 -- www.measlesinitiat...

Drug therapy to bolster immune system cells found effective toward childhood cancer

CINCINNATI, OH - Researchers from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have found a possible approach to therapy that may make cancer cells more sensitive to attack by immune system cells while making the immune system cells more powerful. The combination has the potential to tr...

FDA Announces Initiative to Bolster Generic Drug Program

Effort will streamline generic drug approval process; provide more options for consumers, health professionals WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today outlined a program aimed at increasing the number and variety of generic drug...

The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian and European Anti-Fraud Organizations

...osecution. This includes developing of expert training programs offered as joint educational efforts among the participating organizations in order to bolster and prepare the world's health care anti-fraud professionals. The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) - Established in 19...

Cardinal Health Welcomes Record Number of Attendees at its Annual Independent Pharmacy Trade Show

...ties, as a local destination for immunization needs. These new Specialized Care Centers also help retailers create new revenue streams, which can help bolster profitability in the face of shrinking prescription reimbursements. New local store marketing tools and consultation -- Recogniz...

New Initiative to Improve Mental Health Among Chicago Latinos

... The network is the latest project to be implemented by The Chicago School's Center for Latino Mental Health. Founded in 2008, the center works to bolster understanding of and access to culturally competent mental health services to Latino communities through scholarly research, community service, and ed...

New Alzheimer's Treatment Could Be on the Horizon

... Potential of immune system treatment is 'exciting,' expert says,, MONDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- A treatment already used to bolster the immune systems of people with leukemia and other serious diseases might also help ward off Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests. Research...
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Jennerex Therapeutic Research Collaboration With Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Selected for $10 Million Grant From Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

...l and Jennerex's oncolytic virus technologies have been given this vote of confidence by the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research. This funding will bolster the translation of Dr. Bell's promising research into important cancer therapeutics," stated David H. Kirn, M.D., president and chief executive office...

Lower Extremity Peripheral Vascular Stent and Balloon Catheter Markets to Exceed $180 Million in Europe by 2013

...ILIENT. The positive results from these trials have demonstrated both promising patency rates and reduced stent fracture rates, which will continue to bolster physician confidence in fem-pop stenting. Fem-pop PTA procedure volumes in Europe will grow in tandem with fem-pop stenting, which often involves pred...

First Year Results of the AXA Research Fund: Over Euro 13 Million Allocated for Research in 2008

...ndependence and freedom to the researchers who receive our funding, since they are critical to success. We plan to pursue our action in 2009, and will bolster the international dimension of our investments. " Information about the AXA Research Fund, in particular that pertaining to the selection criteri...

New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide

...ighly supportive. Additionally, the protective effect of PRO2000 is corroborated by analysis of various subgroups of women within the study. To bolster these results additional trials must be run to generate confirming data. Fortunately, another study of PRO2000 (0.5 percent concentration) by the UK-b...

Multi-Pronged Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Regimen to be Studied in Melanoma Patients

...entre in Toronto and the lead investigator of the trial. "The study protocol combines the use of a vaccine with more traditional anti-cancer agents to bolster the effectiveness of the immune system. Melanoma is an increasing concern in the cancer community; its incidence is on the rise and there are very few...

MTV and SpinVox Partner to Launch First Ever Integrated Voice Powered Cause-Related Social Networking Campaign 'Stand By What You Say'

...encourages users to pick up the phone and 'Talk About...' the pleasures and issues surrounding 21st century sex. Those that speak up are then asked to bolster their support by pledging money to the Staying Alive Foundation, MTV's HIV and AIDS charity which allocates grants to youth-led organisations who work...

amfAR Announces Funding for HIV Services and Research Aimed at Men Who Have Sex With Men in Developing Countries

...nts to Assist Men Who Have Sex With Men in Developing Countries NEW YORK, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an ambitious move to significantly bolster global HIV program efforts targeting populations especially vulnerable to HIV, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has announced the first recipi...
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Drug-embedded microparticles bolster heart function in animal studies

Researchers at Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology have developed tiny polymer beads that can slowly release anti-inflammatory drugs and break down into non-toxic components. When injected into rats' hearts after a simulated heart attack, the drug-embedded "microparticles" redu...

Broad Institute awarded major grant to bolster epigenomics research

Researchers at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT announced today that they have received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to map the epigenomes of a variety of medically important cell types, including human embryonic stem cells. The five-year, ~$15M grant, part of the NIH...

New Drugs For Bad Bugs: UF Approach Could Bolster Antibiotic Arsenal

Call it a chemical crystal ball. A new approach to predict whether a drug in development is likely to work and which dose is best could get antibiotics to market faster and more cheaply, say University of Florida researchers. In recent years, scientists worldwide have sounded the alarm: There sim...

Common allergy drug reduces obesity and diabetes in mice

...group demonstrated dramatic improvements in both body weight and diabetes. The fourth group exhibited nearly 100 percent recovery in all areas. To bolster these findings, Shi and colleagues then took a group of mice whose ability to produce mast cells was genetically impaired. Despite three months of a d...

Faculty of Translational Medicine boosts support for biomedical researchers

...th Research Comprehensive Biomedical Research Center at Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals and King's College London. It is the Centre's latest move to bolster the research efforts of clinicians, scientists, nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and managers involved with the BRC. Through the Faculty,...

G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation funds purchase of state-of-the-art equipment for UM's Rosenstiel School

...e University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science has received a generous gift from the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation to help bolster research initiatives across its scientific divisions, and to provide support for the School's continued academic success. The $950K gift will be divid...

Stanford scientists find new solutions for the arsenic-poisoning crisis in Asia

...w understanding of arsenic cycling comes at a critical time for Cambodia, which is finally recovering from years of political unrest and is looking to bolster its economy by installing wells for drinking water and irrigation, and excavating soil to make roads and bricks. Such land-use changes could affect ar...

QSGI Integrates Fujitsu Mag EraSURE Data Degausser into its Suite of Information Technology Security Services

... Industry-Leading Degaussing Solution Permanently Disposes Magnetically Recorded Data to Help QSGI's Customers bolster Information Security and Satisfy Compliance Requirements SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products of Americ...

A fisheries catch-22

...t that that we simply do not know how captive-bred fish will perform once released back into the wild. Unfortunately, without captive breeding to bolster their numbers, we may soon have too few individuals from which to repopulate disappearing fish populations, leaving us essentially in a fisheries catc...

Nuclear science for food security

...Vienna, 2 December 2008 - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today called for increased investment in a plant breeding technique that could bolster efforts aimed at pulling millions of people out of the hunger trap. IAEA scientists use radiation to produce improved high-yielding plants that ada...
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Madison tech college gets grant to bolster renewable energy education

Madison, Wis. - Madison Area Technical College is launching a major effort to improve the teaching of renewable energy technologies in technical colleges and high schools. The initiative will feature new online courses, interactive learning tools and other resources to better prepare qualified te...

NSF grants bolster integrative graduate study at UW-Madison

Madison, Wis. - In an impressive display of grant-winning ability, the University of Wisconsin-Madison has received twin grants from the National Science Foundation to address some of the world's most complex issues, including climate change. The NSF grants, coupled with matching instituti...

German Alliance for Industrial Biotechnology Debuts in Montreal

...itutions and producers, namely industrial biotechnology clusters and chemical parks, in addition to regional investment agencies. The alliance aims to bolster Germany's biotechnology sector by creating new business opportunities across the entire value chain. Members of the alliance will be presenting togeth...

New Report Just Published: World Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Report

...gical Procedures I-4 Other Treatment Options I-4 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. Industry Overview II-1 A Prelude II-1 New Products to bolster Sales of Prostate Cancer Therapeutics II-1 Key Prostate Cancer Drugs & Companies II-2 Hormone Therapies to Dominate Global Prostate Cancer...

Monsanto, BASF Scientists Disclose Discovery of Gene Conferring Drought Tolerance in Corn Plants

...-generational family of biotech drought-tolerant products the companies plan to bring to market in the next decade. Both BASF and Monsanto continue to bolster the joint pipeline with other genes for drought tolerance as well as other abiotic stress tolerance traits. Among them is the second-generation drough...

Clarient Completes Second Tranche of Private Placement of Convertible Preferred Stock With Oak Investment Partners

...million, combined with $29.1 million in proceeds from the first tranche that closed March 26, 2009, will retire $31 million in Clarient borrowings and bolster working capital. "As we stated in the initial financing announcement, this transaction strengthens Clarient's financials, streamlining our balanc...

MichBio Leader Cites New Senate Biosciences Task Force and House Subcommittee as Evidence of State's Growing Awareness of Industry's Economic Importance

...es via Linde Gas, and financial and accounting services with Doeren Mayhew. In the area of communications and visibility, Rapundalo noted that to bolster the state's efforts to promote its bioscience assets, infrastructure, talent, capabilities, technologies, and successes, MichBio introduced a new bi-a...

Solutia Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...inue to work toward the closure of the sale of our nylon business within the second quarter. These actions will improve our strategic positioning and bolster liquidity." Segment Data In order to aid understanding of Solutia's business performance, the results of Solutia's business segments are pres...

International science consortium publishes analysis of domestic cattle genome sequence

...s published the genome of domestic cattle, the first livestock mammal to have its genetic blueprint sequenced and analyzed. The landmark research will bolster efforts to produce better beef and dairy products and lead to a better understanding of the human genome. The sequencing and analysis of the bovi...

Three Attorneys Rejoin McKenna Long & Aldridge

...both Mark and Emily, along with Cristiane R. Wolfe, a tax associate who works with them and is also joining MLA, have strong tax backgrounds that will bolster our thriving tax practice. Mark in particular has a nationwide reputation as a top tax practitioner." Slovensky joins MLA from EarthLink, Inc. w...
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