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AIDS Treatment Activists Push UNAIDS and WHO to Meet Commitments to Reduce HIV in Women and Newborns

UNAIDS Executive Director Calls for Action to Improve Delivery of PMTCT GENEVA, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a dramatic meeting today at the UNAIDS headquarters in Geneva, members of the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) and AIDS-Free World met with the leaders and...

Employers Make New Commitments to Back-Up Child and Elder Care Solutions with Bright Horizons

Organizations rely on child and elder care benefits to increase productivity and ease burden for families during recession WATERTOWN, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright Horizons Family Solutions LLC today announced that more than 35 companies have signed on to offer employees back-up chi...

Global Health Progress Joins WHO and DNDi to Call For Increased Commitments to Fighting Neglected Tropical Diseases

One billion people suffer from preventable, treatable diseases around the world Statement by Dr. Paul Antony, medical director Global Health Progress TOYAKO, Japan, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The worldwide pharmaceutical industry is joining the World Health Organization (WHO) and t...

Genelabs Technologies Announces Commitments to Raise $23.7 Million in a Registered Direct Financing

Funds to Support Ongoing HCV Drug Discovery Projects REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genelabs Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNLB ) announced today that it has obtained commitments from several institutional investors to purchase approximately 12.9 million shar...

Advocates for Health Millennium Development Goals Unite to Demand World Leaders Honor Funding Commitments

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented and historic show of unity, advocates for all the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have charged the leaders of G-8 countries with reneging on their commitments to health by chronicall...

Apieron Secures Series D Commitments

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In its Series D round of fundraising, Apieron Inc. said that it closed on commitments from all of its previous venture investors. The round presently includes Alliance Technology Ventures, Canaan Partners, Draper Fisher Jervetson and Onset Ven...

Allscripts Announces $150 Million Stock Repurchase Program and Increase in Credit Facility Commitments

CHICAGO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions, Inc. ("Allscripts") announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program under which Allscripts may purchase up to $150 million of its common stock over the next two years. (...

Stereotaxis Receives $20 Million in Additional Loan Commitments

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: STXS) today announced that it had obtained $20 million in one-year unsecured loan commitments from two current shareholders. In addition, the Company may extend the commitment for an additional 90 days, at its option. Funds...

Malaria Community Applauds Clinton's $1 Billion a Year Pledge; Invites Other Candidates to Make Malaria Commitments

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton today pledged to expand the U.S. government commitment to malaria to US$1 billion a year if elected, setting the goal of ending malaria-related deaths in Africa by the end of her second term. ...

Women Deliver Conference Launches New Commitments

LONDON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strong new pledges of commitment to invest in women's health came from donors, government officials, corporations, foundations and non-governmental organizations today at closing sessions of the landmark Women Deliver conference, which sought to mobil...
Commitments in Medical Technology

On Second Anniversary, Compendia Bioscience Announces Significant Revenue Growth, Completion of Product Milestone and Expansion of Pharma Customer Commitments

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Compendia Bioscience, Inc. today announced results of a second productive year, including a renewed and expanding commitment from all major customers and the addition of several "Top 20" oncology drug companies to its customer roster. The new customers...

2,500 Cases Completed With the Magnetic Irrigated Catheter

...e revenue related to our purchase orders and other commitments in any particular period or at all because some of these purchase orders and other commitments are subject to contingencies that are outside of our control. In addition, these orders and commitments may be revised, modified or canceled, either by th...

Nektar Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... 5,238 ----- ----- Total liabilities $342,400 $370,382 commitments and contingencies Stockholders' equity: Preferred stock $- $- Common stock ...

USC Keck School of Medicine's Dr. Alan Epstein Receives Prestigious National Cancer Institute RAID Award for Breakthrough IL-2 Molecule Therapeutic

...arch programs in genetics, cancer, neurogenetics, transplantation medicine, and other key areas have attracted national recognition. The School's dual commitments to collaborative interdisciplinary research and rapidly translating scientific findings from the lab bench to the patient's bedside have proved pivota...

PharmAthene Submits Proposal to BARDA in Response to Broad Agency Announcement for Advanced Research and Development for Valortim(R)

...elop Valortim(R), a fully human monoclonal antibody, for the prevention and treatment of anthrax infection. To date, the Company has received funding commitments from the U. S. government totaling up to $24 million to advance the development of Valortim(R). David P. Wright, President and Chief Executive Of...

Spherix Reports First Quarter 2009 Earnings

... Total liabilities 2,174,325 1,851,720 --------- --------- commitments and contingencies - - Stockholders' equity Preferred stock, $0.01 par value, 2,000,000 shar...

Bionovo Announces First Quarter 2009 Highlights and Financial Results

... Total current liabilities 2,143 2,327 Non-current portion of lease obligation 392 545 commitments and contingencies Shareholders' equity: Preferred stock, $0.0001 par value; 10,000,000 shares authorized; none issued a...

Landmark Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Shows HPV Testing Significantly Reduces Deaths from Cervical Cancer, Compared to other Methods Including Pap

...social responsibility program to improve the access to better screening methods for infectious diseases in emerging and developing countries. Current commitments include donation programs, development of next generation HPV technologies, tiered-pricing initiatives and on-the-ground pilot cervical cancer screen-...

Pharmasset Reports Fiscal Year End 2008 Financial Results

...-TERM DEBT, net 16,522,665 - Total liabilities 33,794,724 16,908,073 commitments & CONTINGENCIES STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY Common Stock, $0.001 par value, 100,000,000 shares authorized, 23,340,4...

Roche and FDA Agree on Pathway Towards U.S. Approval of ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab)

...emra can be administered as a monotherapy or in combination with methotrexate and/or other conventional DMARDs. There are no significant post-approval commitments required. On November 21, 2008, Roche announced that the European Committee on Human Medicinal Products (CHMP) provided a positive recommend...
Commitments in Biological News

Researchers team up to provide new hope for childhood hunger

... most severely malnourished children. The new Global Harvest Alliance promises to accelerate the advances which Dr. Manary champions via the combined commitments of Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Donald Danforth Plant Sciences Center," said Alan L. Schwartz, M.D., Ph...

Climate change threatens Lake Baikal's unique biota

...aikal, and that there is substantial support for its protection. Nonetheless, they say, stepped-up monitoring is necessary. Furthermore, international commitments and action will be needed to limit climate change there, which is arguably the most pervasive danger to the lake. ...

Biofuels could hasten climate change

...nt a more effective climate-change mitigation strategy than converting forest for biofuel production, and it may help nations meet their international commitments to reduce biodiversity loss. Alternatively, planting biofuels on degraded grasslands instead of tropical rain forests would lead to a net removal ...

Seven recommendations from Aarhus to COP15

...evolution and provide the technological breakthroughs in developing sustainable energy solutions Citizens and Society: The COP15 should include the commitments of the Aarhus Convention and include incentives for empowering participation of the citizens The Arctic: Ensure a sustainable development in collab...

Most US organizations not adapting to climate change

... be like those of the past. "Those organizations in the public and private sectors that are most at risk, that are making long-term investments and commitments and that have the planning, forecasting and institutional capacity to adapt, have not yet done so," says Repetto, who until recently was a professor i...

MIT analysis shows how cap-and-trade plans can cut greenhouse emissions

...ulations on greenhouse gas emissions. With no federal policy now in place, many states are moving forward with their own initiatives, which range from commitments to reduce greenhouse gases to a regional, multi-state cap-and-trade program slated to begin in 2009. While federal legislation is expected in the n...

Synaptics Reports Record Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2009

... 50,509 Convertible senior subordinated notes 125,000 125,000 Other liabilities 18,200 17,075 commitments and contingencies Stockholders' equity: Preferred stock; $.001 par value; 10,000,000 shares authorized; no shares issued ...

World Food Day brings attention to food security around the globe

...ng a research project on community food security. Support - hold a fund raiser for local and/or international projects. Advocacy - seek policy commitments from public officials (or candidates). Networking - use WFD to bring together people, ideas and resources. Year-Around Action - seek to involve ...

Iowa State wins $18.5M grant to create NSF Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

...iences Institute helped attract the faculty and research capabilities necessary for the new center. "It takes a lot of people pulling together and commitments at a lot of levels to make something like this happen," Shanks said. James Bernard, an Iowa State Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Enginee...

Zebra Technologies Enters Into Revolving Credit Agreement to Support Company Growth

...edit facility has a $100 million accordion feature that allows the company to increase the facility up to a total of $200 million subject to obtaining commitments for the incremental capacity from existing or new lenders. "We put the credit facility in place to provide financing flexibility," stated Michael Sm...
Commitments in Biological Technology

Oncothyreon announces commitments to purchase $11.1 million of company securities in a registered direct financing

SEATTLE, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY ) (TSX: ONY) announced today that it has obtained commitments from several investors to purchase approximately 3.88 million shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase approximately 2.91 million shares of its common ...

Signalife Sees Accretive Purchase and Financial Commitments

LOS ANGELES, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Signalife, Inc. (Amex: SGN - News) announced earlier today that it has received several formal purchase and financial commitments with respect to acquisitions of the Company's technology licenses, devices and services. These commitments have come...

SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... --- ------ Total liabilities 1,020,658 1,328,524 commitments and Contingencies Stockholders' Equity Preferred stock, authorized 5,000,000 shares, $.01 par value, none issu...

NeurogesX Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...nal products for pain. Under the agreement with Astellas, EU post-marketing commitments will be funded and conducted by Astellas. In addition to funding po... Total non-current liabilities 44,837 467 commitments and contingencies Stockholders' equity: Common stock ...

PDI Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

...13.9 million decline from December 31, 2008. This decrease is primarily attributable to the operating loss and cash expenses relating to the Company's commitments under its product commercialization contract. As of June 30, 2009, the Company's cash equivalents were predominately invested in Treasury money marke...

Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

...$M R&D (US GAAP) 158.7 28% 136.4 19% INTUNIV license payment (36.9) - DYNEPO R&D commitments - (6.5) Depreciation (3.8) (3.1) R&D (Non GAAP) 118.0 21% 126...

Optimer Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...al current liabilities 8,190,247 7,813,491 Deferred rent 284,828 251,504 commitments and contingencies - - Stockholders' equity 45,492,450 34,230,503 ...

NxStage Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... ----- ----- Total liabilities 95,715 89,619 commitments and contingencies Stockholders' equity: Undesignated preferred stock: par value $0.001, 5,000,000 shares authorized; no ...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

...le the Company evaluates company, product, technology and similar opportunities from time to time, the Company currently has no material agreements or commitments with respect to any such acquisition or investment. The Company also may use a portion of the net proceeds to repay, repurchase or retire all or a por...

China-Biotics, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2009 Financial Results

...est payable 1,411,942 302,306 Total non-current liabilities $23,071,888 $22,499,941 commitments and contingencies Stockholders' equity: Common stock (par value of $0.0001, 100,000,000 shares authorized, 41,461,004 shares i...
Commitments in Biological Definition

Vaccine

...makers are calling for a different approach, using "pull" mechanisms to motivate industry. Mechanisms such as prizes, tax credits, or advance market commitments could ensure a financial return to firms that successfully developed an HIV vaccine. If the policy were well-designed, it might also ensure that peop...
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Mating type

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