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Custom Spine Announces New Board of Directors and CFO

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- To further strengthen the company's leadership and future outlook, Custom Spine announces new members to the Board of Directors. Over the past several months Custom Spine, under the leadership of President Lew Bennett, has made efforts to diversify t...

Herley Industries, Inc. Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Alternatives Review To Discuss Conclusions with Investors at a July 22, 2009 Conference in New York

LANCASTER, Pa., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY ) today announced sweeping changes to its top management leadership. Myron Levy Replaced as Chairman and CEO David Lieberman named Chairman of The Boar...

Young Innovations, Inc. Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend and Authorizes Share Repurchase Program

ST. LOUIS, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Young Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: YDNT ) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.04 per share, payable September 15, 2009 to all shareholders of record on August 14, 2009. The Board of Directors also au...

Michael Unhjem Appointed to Board of Directors for Health Integrated

TAMPA, Fla. July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Integrated, Inc., a leading provider of Health Management Solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael Unhjem as a member of its board of directors. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090709/FL43703LOGO...

Cardinal Health Board of Directors Approves CareFusion Spinoff

DUBLIN, Ohio, July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health today announced its board of directors has approved the spinoff of CareFusion Corporation through a pro rata distribution of at least 80 percent of the shares of CareFusion common stock to Cardinal Health shareholders, with Cardinal H...

KePRO Names Two New Business Development Directors

Bonnie Yanelli and Joe Krolac to support KePRO's business expansion efforts Harrisburg, PA (Vocus) July 7, 2009 -- KePRO , a leading quality improvement and care management organization, named Bonnie Yanelli and Joseph Krolak as Business Development Directors. They wil...

All Seven Members of RBC Life Sciences' Board of Directors Were Re-Elected During the Company's 2009 Annual Shareholders Meeting

IRVING, Texas, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RBC Life Sciences : (OTC Bulletin Board: RBCL) -- RBC Life Sciences, Inc., a provider of proprietary nutritional supplements and wound care/pain management products, announced today that all seven members of the board of directors were re-elected...

Ted Karkus and Karkus Slate of Directors Prevail in Federal Court, Seated as Directors of The Quigley Corporation; Ted Karkus Elected Chairman of the Board

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY ) , www.quigleyco.com , today announced that on Friday, June 12, 2009, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a decision and order rejecting the last of t...

Thomas P. Rice Elected to Board of Directors of Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc.

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (NYSE: PRX ) today announced that Thomas P. Rice has been elected to the company's board of directors. Mr. Rice was also appointed to the Audit Committee and the Nominating-Corporate Governance Committee....

Genaera Corporation Board of Directors Dissolves Corporation and Forms Liquidating Trust

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genaera Corporation ("the Company") (Nasdaq: GENR ) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors voted to dissolve the Company. At a Special Meeting of Stockholders held on June 4, 2009, the Company's stockholders approved a Plan...
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William R. Ringo Joins Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. Board of Directors as Chairman

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of hepatology and gastrointestinal therapies that address orphan and underserved patient populations with unmet medical n...

Delcath Adds Dr. Pamela R. Contag to Its Board of Directors

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) today announced the appointment of Pamela R. Contag, Ph.D., to Delcath's Board of Directors. Dr. Contag is a proven corporate executive with extensive experience working with international and domestic investors....

Velcura Therapeutics, Inc. Adds William Brinkerhoff to its Board of Directors

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Velcura Therapeutics, Inc. CEO Michael Long, Ph.D., announced that William F. Brinkerhoff has joined the Board of Directors of the biotechnology company, which completed a first-in-man clinical trial for VEL-0230, a powerful anti-inflammatory agent sti...

CareFirst BCBS Covers eNO Measurement for Diagnosis, Asthma Treatment

.... said today that CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has adopted a positive coverage policy for the measurement of exhaled nitric oxide (eNO). The Medical directors of CareFirst determined that the published, peer-reviewed evidence is sufficient to support benefit coverage for the treatment of asthma. The policy, ...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Results of 2009 Annual Shareholders Meeting

...y announced the results of its Annual Shareholders Meeting, held on June 18, 2009. During the meeting, shareholders re-elected seven nominees for directors of the company to serve until the 2010 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their successors are duly elected or appointed and qualified. They ar...

CoAxia, Inc. Announces $21.5M Series D Financing

...of CoAxia's operating team, and are convinced that they can continue to deliver on the NeuroFlo potential. I look forward to joining CoAxia's Board of directors for this exciting period ahead." CoAxia, Inc. is a venture-backed, privately held, clinical-stage company providing perfusion augmentation therap...

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

...r of the September 5th broadcast, who is a cancer survivor; Sherry Lansing, who is the Chairperson of the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Board of directors and founder of the Sherry Lansing Foundation; EIF President and CEO Lisa Paulsen; Katie Couric; Noreen Fraser, founder of the Noreen Fraser Foundation...

Spherix Elects New Independent Director, and Elects Chairman of the Board

...oday announced that, on May 12, 2009, its Board of directors elected a new, independent Director, Thomas B. Pet...AQ's rule that requires a majority of the board of directors be independent directors. In related news, Sp...sed with the election of Tom Peter to our Board of directors and are confident that his particular background w...

FDA Approves Vanda Pharmaceuticals' Fanapt(TM) for the Treatment of Schizophrenia

.../SOLICITATION PARTICIPANTS LEGEND Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. and its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation...pdated information regarding the names, affiliations and interests of these directors and executive officers in connection with the matters to be voted on at the...

Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research, Inc. Launches Multi-Million Dollar, State-of-the-Art Research Institute that Will Advance the Study of Blinding Eye Diseases

...men, and children worldwide. LEITR was founded by a group of Tampa Lions in 1973. Since the beginning, the eye institute has been guided by a board of directors comprised of Lions and prominent ophthalmic specialists and surgeons. For more information call Jason K. Woody at 1-813-289-1200, visit our Web site a...
Directors in Medical Definition

Canadian Health Libraries Association

...re the Special Resource Committee on Medical School Libraries of the Association of Canadian Medical Colleges (ACMC). This grouped then, as now, the directors of Canadian medical schools under the aegis of the ACMC. The ACMC group had been officially formed in 1967 and first met in 1968 but was actually the ...
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Surgery

...hysician's Update: Winter 2005 - Robotic Surgery ... Cardiac Surgery ... 3: Surgery Grand Rounds Calendar. 4: Faculty Listed by Division. 6: directors & Divisions ... 9: Colon and Rectal Surgery . 10: The Surgical Critical Care Service ... The American Board of Surgery (ABS) is an independ...

Giardiasis

...on intestinal Disease information about giardiasis , the parasitic infection of the small intestine, its causes, risk, and prevention. From the directors of Health Promotion and ... People get giardiasis when they swallow water or food contaminated with stool ... People also get giardiasis f...
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Supply-Chain Council Announces New Board of Directors and Officers

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight supply chain professionals were elected in June by the membership of the Supply-Chain Council to the organization's Board of Directors, joining the seven existing members of SCC's board. Newly elected board members, whose terms run from July 1...

bioMETRX, Inc. Welcomes Residential and Commercial Security Expert to Board of Directors

JERICHO, N.Y., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- bioMETRX, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: BMRX), the leading developer of consumer-based finger activated products, today announced that Frank Santamorena, a world renowned security expert, has joined the Company's Board of Directors effective Octobe...

Solidus Networks, Inc. Seats New Board of Directors

New leadership streamlines business plan to create new investment opportunities SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Solidus Networks Inc., dba Pay By Touch, the global leader in biometric payment and personalized marketing, today announced a new Board of Direc...

Michael A. Betts, Seasoned Financial Services Executive, Joins CIC Board of Directors

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Communication Intelligence Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CICI) ("CIC"), a leading supplier of electronic signature solutions for business process automation in the financial industry and the recognized leader in biometric signature ...

Michael A. Betts, Seasoned Financial Services Executive, Joins CIC Board of Directors

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Communication Intelligence Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CICI) ("CIC"), a leading supplier of electronic signature solutions for business process automation in the financial industry and the recognized leader in biometric signature ...

delSECUR CORPORATION Announces Agreement to Purchase the Intellectual Property Assets of the Corporation

...TH BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- delSECUR CORPORATION, a Nevada Corporation, (Pink Sheets: DLSC) announced today that its Board of directors has accepted, subject to the approval of the majority of the shareholders entitled to vote, an agreement to purchase the Intellectual Property Assets ...

'Show me the money!' MDA greenlights grants

...c research, as well as clinical and client services, in its 55-year history. "These new research grants, just announced at the July MDA Board of directors meeting, support research to be conducted from 2009 through 2011, totaling almost $5 million. MDA committed approximately $43million to new and ongoin...

Improving livestock productivity in Honduras

...ssessed the capabilities and future needs of the laboratories in light of project objectives. "It is evident that SENASA authorities and laboratory directors play a key role in implementing new technologies to be more efficient and accurate in the results," he said. Garcia recommends that, for the projects ...

Two Central High (Philadelphia) grads honored by AIBS

... in promoting the interaction of scientists and educators in envisioning the future of biology education. Gross currently serves on the AIBS Board of directors and is the director of the National Science Foundation funded National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University...

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

...Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and the National Association of State directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) appreciate the level fu... Kimberly A. Green, executive director of the National Association of State directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium. "Level funding this program i...
Directors in Biological Technology

iZumi Bio Appoints Dr. Corey Goodman to Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- iZumi Bio, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the industrialization of induced pluripotent stem cell (iPS) technology with the mission of creating new therapeutics through cellular reprogramming and directed differentiation of patient ...

NeoStem, Inc. Appoints Financial Expert with Broad International Experience to the Board of Directors and to Serve as Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee

NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ), which is pioneering the pre-disease collection, processing and long-term storage of adult stem cells for future medical need, announced today it has appointed to its Board of Directors Drew Bernstein, CPA and Managing Partner of ...

Senesco Technologies, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Dr. Harlan W. Waksal, M.D. as Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Addition of Mr. Warren J. Isabelle, CFA to its Board of Directors

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senesco Technologies, Inc. ("Senesco" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: SNT ) today announced the appointment, effective June 8, 2009, of its current Board member, Dr. Harlan Waksal, M.D., to serve as Chairman of the Board, succeeding Mr. Rudol...

Concerned Shareholders of Biovail Announce - Independent Nominees for Election to Biovail Board of Directors - A Focused Commitment to Governance at Biovail

TORONTO, April 27 /PRNewswire/ - In connection with the requisition of Mr. Eugene Melnyk and EM Holdings B.V. (the "Concerned Shareholders") relating to the annual and special meeting of shareholders of Biovail Corporation ("Biovail") to be held on May 28, 2009 (the "Meeting"), the Concerned Share...

Pharmalink AB Strengthens its Board of Directors and Signals a Strategic Step Towards Late Phase Product Development

STOCKHOLM, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmalink AB today announced that it has strengthened its Board of Directors as the company's portfolio continues to move towards late stage product development and commercialization. Two highly experienced pharmaceutical and biotechnology advisors, Anders ...

Angela Shen-Hsieh of Visual I|O Named to Board of Directors of AIGA: Oldest and Largest Membership Organization for Designers

Angela Shen-Hsieh, Founder of Visual I|O has been named to the Board of Directors of AIGA--the oldest and largest membership organization for designers. Visual I|O provides enterprise class business intelligence software, that lets users throughout an organization to interact dynamically and vis...

Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. Announces Overwhelming Support to Remove the Board of Directors of Avigen, Inc. at Special Meeting of Stockholders

Concurs with Avigen's decision to return capital to stockholders through liquidation A decisive victory for stockholder democracy SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF"), today announced that stockholders of Avigen (Nasdaq: AVGN ) voted overwhelmi...

Leading Advisory Firm, PROXY Governance, Recommends Avigen Shareholders Vote on GOLD Card to Remove Incumbent Directors and Elect BVF's Stockholder-Oriented Nominees

NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF") today announced that PROXY Governance, widely recognized as a leading independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that shareholders vote for all BVF Proposals on the GOLD proxy card for the special meeting of Avigen, In...

CV Therapeutics' Board of Directors Rejects Astellas' Tender Offer

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of CV Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVTX ) announced today that after careful consideration of Astellas Pharma Inc.'s $16.00 per share cash offer with its independent financial and legal advisors, it has determined that A...

Syndication Inc. CEO asks Board of Directors to Consider Routine Quarterly Stock Dividends

'As a Public Company, our most Important Asset is our Shareholders,' says Sorrentino DAMASCUS, Md., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syndication Inc., (Pink Sheets: SYNJ), reports that on February 26th, 2009, the CEO of Syndication asked the BOD to consider declaring quarterly stock dividend...

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Chiasma

...ion by Linda Cummins from... JERUSALEM, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiasma , Inc. today made the following ... Chiasma has reorganized its Board of directors and Management team, which is now ... Chiasma Secures $11 Million 1/12/2009 8:54:46 AM More... Chiasma Raises $44 Million Series C To Fund Clin...
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