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Sysmex America Receives Highest Vendor Designation from MedAssets Supply Chain Systems

MUNDELEIN, Ill., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc. today announced that the company has once again earned the MedAssets Supply Chain Systems' Platinum Vendor award. Award criteria is based on improving customer savings and customer satisfaction, timely processing of repo...

Epeius Biotechnologies' Rexin-G Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies ( www.epeiusbiotech.com ) announced today that its lead product, Rexin-G, has been granted Fast Track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as a second-line treatment for advanced or metastatic pancre...

Safeway Earns Easter Seals' All-Time Top Corporate Partner Designation

First Company to Surpass $100 Million Contribution Mark to Support Families Living with Autism and Other Disabilities Chicago, IL (Vocus) May 21, 2009 -- Safeway (NYSE:SWY) captures Easter Seals' highest honor after raising a record $10.2 million for the organizatio...

Organ Donor Families, Transplant Recipients Journey to State Capitol to Urge Passage of Key Donor Designation Legislation

SB 552 (Padilla) Designed to Educate First-Time Drivers on Organ and Tissue Donation SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Families of organ and tissue donors will join organ transplant recipients at the State Capitol on April 28 to urge lawmakers to pass SB 552 (Padilla), which would ...

Tolera Therapeutics Granted Orphan Drug Designation for Organ Transplant Rejection Drug

KALAMAZOO, Mich., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolera Therapeutics, Inc., was granted orphan drug status by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its initial lead candidate, TOL101, for prophylaxis of acute rejection of solid organ transplantation. TOL101 is a biologic protein that...

Sirion Therapeutics Announces Positive Results From Interim Analysis of Phase II Trial and Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Fenretinide

TAMPA, Fla., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirion Therapeutics, Inc. announced today positive results from a planned interim analysis of its Phase II trial evaluating fenretinide for the treatment of geographic atrophy (GA) associated with age-related macular degeneration. This interim analysis was tri...

Insmed and Premacure Announce European Orphan Designation for IPLEX(TM) in Retinopathy of Prematurity in Infants

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insmed Inc. (Nasdaq: INSM ), a developer of follow-on biologics and biopharmaceuticals, and Premacure AB, a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of, diagnosis and prevention of complications in neonates due to premature birth, t...

Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence Designation Given to Montefiore by the American College of Surgeons

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bariatric Surgery Program at Montefiore Medical Center has been accredited by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons. The designation means Montefiore has met the essential criteria that e...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield's Blue Distinction(R) Designation Improves Healthcare by Focusing on Quality

Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies designate Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers(SM) CHICAGO, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of ongoing efforts to raise the overall quality of healthcare in America, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) is expandin...

Bioniche Receives Fast Track Designation For First-Line Bladder Cancer Therapy

- Second Phase III clinical trial to begin later this year - BELLEVILLE, ON, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received notice from the U.S. Food and...
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Lexicon's Drug Candidate LX1032 for Carcinoid Syndrome Receives Orphan Drug Designation From EMEA

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing breakthrough treatments for human disease, announced today that it has received orphan d...

Cystic Fibrosis - Liposomal Tobramycin Receives Second Orphan Drug Designation Within Weeks

ZURICH, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative treatment for infections of the respiratory tract in cystic fibrosis patients has received a second orphan drug designation in the US only weeks after a first designation was granted. The recent designation relates to Burkholderia cepacia pathogens...

Shire Receives Fast Track Designation for velaglucerase alfa for Gaucher Disease

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces it has received Fast Track designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for velaglucerase alfa, its enzyme replacement t...

PARI Pharma Reports Successful Phase Ib Clinical Results for Inhaled Liposomal Cyclosporine A and Gains FDA Orphan Drug Designation for the Prevention and Treatment of Bronchiolitis Obliterans

MONTEREY, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- This month's Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery features positive Phase Ib clinical trial results for PARI Pharma's L-CsA, inhaled liposomal cyclosporine A. In May, PARI Pharma received Orphan Drug Designation from the Food and Drug Ad...

NeurogesX Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Qutenza(TM) for Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia

Potential Seven Years Market Exclusivity in PHN Pending Product Approval SAN MATEO, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, announced today that the Offic...

AMT Receives EMEA Orphan Drug Designation for Acute Intermittent Porphyria

AMSTERDAM, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today that the European Medicines Agency has granted Orphan Drug Designation to AMT's gene therapy product AMT-021 for the treatment of acute int...

Agennix Receives Fast Track Designation From FDA for Talactoferrin in Combination With Sunitinib for Renal Cell Carcinoma

HOUSTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Agennix announced today that talactoferrin alfa (talactoferrin) has been granted Fast Track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the first-line treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in combination with sunitinib (Sutent(R) - Pfizer). ...

Hyperion Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation for HPN-100 for the Treatment of Urea Cycle Disorders

- Company preparing to initiate phase III clinical trial - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that HPN-100 has received orphan product designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for maintenance treatment of patients wit...

Cystic Fibrosis - Orphan Drug Designation for Innovative Treatment Against Lung Infections by Axentis Pharma AG

ZURICH, Switzerland, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative treatment for infections of the respiratory tract in cystic fibrosis patients has received orphan drug designation in the US. Axentis Pharma of Zurich, Switzerland announced today that this sought-after designation has been granted to...

Oasmia: FDA Grants Paclical(R) Orphan Drug Designation for Ovarian Cancer in the USA

UPPSALA, Sweden, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oasmia Pharmaceutical, Uppsala, Sweden, has been granted Orphan Drug designation by the USA FDA of Paclical(R) for the treatment of ovarian cancer. Orphan Drug designation can entail additional assistance from FDA to expedite and optimize dru...
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Concomitant

... The designation concomitant drugs has two contextual uses: as used in medicine or as used in drug abuse. Dictionary.com - Largest free online dictionary and a...
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Ikaria(R) Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Inhaled Carbon Monoxide for Delayed Graft Function in Solid Organ Transplants

CLINTON, N.J., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ikaria Holdings, Inc., a fully integrated critical care biotherapeutics company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation for inhaled carbon monoxide for use in the reduction of the incidence and...

Ikaria(R) Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Inhaled Carbon Monoxide for Delayed Graft Function in Solid Organ Transplants

CLINTON, N.J., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ikaria Holdings, Inc., a fully integrated critical care biotherapeutics company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation for inhaled carbon monoxide for use in the reduction of the incidence and...

OneWorld Health drug receives 'Orphan' designation from U.S. and European regulatory agencies

The Institute for OneWorld Health, the first nonprofit pharmaceutical company in the U.S., announced today it has received Orphan Drug Designation from the two leading regulatory agencies in the world, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Pr...

Kelvin Lee winner of Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award

...Technology Review as a Top Innovator in Business and Technology, by the journal Metabolic Engineering with the Jay Bailey Best Paper award, and by the designation of Distinguished Professor by the New York State Office of Science, Technology, and Academic Research. He serves as an advisor to a number of smal...

Penn Medicine honored for its historic role in the history of microbiology

...A) The University of Pennsylvania was honored by The American Society for Microbiology last Friday with a plaque dedication ceremony celebrating the designation of its third Milestones in Microbiology site. Formally known as the Laboratory of Hygiene, the current Vagelos Laboratories resides on the University...

Interventional radiology: From sidelines to mainstream for patients

...oses any attempt to prohibit vascular and interventional radiologists from being granted admitting and other clinical privileges based solely on their designation as radiologists," affirmed the importance of vascular and interventional radiologists "establishing physicianpatient relationships that are also custo...

Genetic switch potential key to new class of antibiotics

...General Medical Sciences. SSRL is supported by the National Center for Research Resources and the U.S. Department of Energy. The JBC paper of the week designation is given to the top one percent of papers published each year, and made special mention of the student contributions by Torelli and Spitale. The paper...

World's top minds to celebrate 'the birth and life of beginnings'

...e-of-a-kind program was organized by the Office of Research at The Florida State University. It will celebrate 2009 as the Year of Science, a national designation inspired by the 200th birthday of naturalist Charles Darwin earlier this year. "Origins '09" will extend well beyond Darwin and his seminal 1859 work ...

Queen's University Belfast works to save Strangford horse mussels

...in the Lough with mobile gear, from December 2003, which still remains in place. As horse mussels were one of the features used in the conservation designation of Strangford Lough the UK government is obliged to protect them under European directives. Although the horse mussel reef communities in Strangfor...

Scientists achieve first tracking of salmon from headwaters in Rockies through Pacific to Alaska

...tuary. Data collected on the POST array are also being used by the US National Marine Fisheries Service to develop a court-ordered critical habitat designation to protect green sturgeon. In 2006, researchers tagged returning adult sockeye salmon ( www.eol.org/taxa/17154705 ) in marine waters 215 km from th...
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DOR BioPharma Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for orBec(R) for the Treatment of Chronic Gastrointestinal GVHD

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DOR BioPharma, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: DORB) (DOR or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the Office of Orphan Products Development of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Or...

Micromet Receives European Orphan Drug Designation for Treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia with BiTE Antibody Blinatumomab

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, today announced that it has received Orphan Drug Designation from the Europ...

FDA has Granted HUD (Humanitarian Use Device) Designation to ITGI's Pericardium Covered Stents, Over and Under(R) and Aneugraft(R), for Treatment of Perforations and Dissections of Native Coronary Arteries and Saphenous Vein Grafts

OR AKIVA, Israel, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ITGI Medical, Ltd. (TASE: ITGI) a company engaged in research, development, manufacturing and marketing of heterologous tissue covered stents, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted HUD (Humanitarian Use Device)...

Tolera Therapeutics Granted Orphan Drug Designation for Organ Transplant Rejection Drug

KALAMAZOO, Mich., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolera Therapeutics, Inc., was granted orphan drug status by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its initial lead candidate, TOL101, for prophylaxis of acute rejection of solid organ transplantation. TOL101 is a biologic protein that...

ANA598 Receives Fast Track Designation From the FDA for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted fast track designation to ANA598 for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. ANA598 is Anadys' investigation...

Advanced Pest Control Earns Quality Pro Designation for General Pest Control Services

Advanced Pest Control, the Houston based pest control and animal removal company, is happy to announce their recent Quality Pro designation, a mark of excellence in the pest management industry. The special designation, awarded by the National Pest Management Association, rewards the extraordinar...

BioMS Medical's lead drug, dirucotide (MBP8298) for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, receives fast track designation from FDA

Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: MS EDMONTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BioMS Medical Corp. (TSX: MS), a leading developer in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States has granted fast track designation for...

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation for OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals' Lead Product Candidate OGX-011

BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: OGXI ) announced today that OGX-011, also known as custirsen sodium, received Fast Track designation from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in combination with docetaxel for progressive meta...

BIOCOM Institute Secures Non-Profit Designation and Funding

Institute focuses on science education SAN DIEGO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The BIOCOM Institute, a charitable organization focused on advancing science literacy, has secured non-profit status and funding for its mission to serve as a bridge between learning institutions and lif...

Epeius Biotechnologies' Tumor-Targeted Rexin-G Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for the Treatment of Osteosarcoma

SAN MARINO, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of osteosarcoma. Based on several criteria, including the rarity, seriousness, an...
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Drug

...ife by addressing typically non-serious conditions Viagra Rogaine Antidepressants are sometimes classed as lifestyle drugs, though this designation may be inappropriate Psychiatric drugs (see also psychopharmacology ) Antidepressants Fluoxetine Paroxetine Tranquilize...

Blood type

... matters whether the A or B enzymes are present or not, as no A or B antigen can be produced since the precursor antigen is not present. Despite the designation O , O h -ve is not a sub-group of any other group, not even O -ve or O +ve. When this Blood group was first encountered, it was found not to be of e...

Vitamin

... those that the USDA uses. Pseudo-vitamins Vitamin F was the designation originally given to essential fatty acids that the body cannot manufactur...r the criteria needed to be defined as a vitamin, and that in this case the designation "Vitamin S" could be used to describe it. The sedative Ketamine is oft...
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Wild-type

...ff's domain, housing Pokemon fanlistings and fansites. ... Type - Wild is about 90% complete! I hope to have the wishlist up by tomorrow. ... The designation of wild type is based upon a quantitative (numerical) ... Geneticists also often use the letter "w" to denote the wild type gene. ... Mutan...

Wildtype

.... Download Wildtype Rock / Grunge / Alternative music singles, watch music videos, listen to free streaming mp3s, & read Wildtype's ... The designation of wild type is based upon a quantitative (numerical) ... Geneticists also often use the letter "w" to denote the wild type gene. ... The lates...

Wild type

...ff's domain, housing Pokemon fanlistings and fansites. ... Type - Wild is about 90% complete! I hope to have the wishlist up by tomorrow. ... The designation of wild type is based upon a quantitative (numerical) ... Geneticists also often use the letter "w" to denote the wild type gene. ... Mutan...

Terminator region

... a searchable dictionary of terms from medicine, science and technology. ... terminator regions (genetics) medical dictionary ... D810.X is the designation of a Series 800 terminator deployed by Skynet with D800.L to the Death Valley region in 1998. The model 810 covering of this unit is that ... ....

Lymphatic vessels

... Anatomy of the Human Body. VIII. The Lymphatic System. 1. Introduction ... The lymphatic vessels of the small intestine receive the special designation of ... lymphangioma - a group of lymphatic vessels that form a mass or lump. A cavernous lymphangioma contains greatly enlarged lymphatic ve...

Loci

...ed by one or more genes. A variant of the DNA sequence at a given locus is called an allele. The... The 'method of loci ' is a general designation for mnemonic techniques that rely upon memorized spatial relationships to establish, order and recollect memorial content. The term is most often fo...

Antisense

...depicted in white. ... Antisense custom design and synthesis for specific gene silencing, using superior results. ... Genta Obtains Orphan Drug designation for C-Myb Antisense ... We have evaluated the specificity and the variation in activity against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infectio...
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