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Phyhealth Appoints Gerald H. Priceman as Medical Director

MIAMI, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Physicians Healthcare Management Group, Inc. (Phyhealth) (Pink Sheets: PHYH), a developer of health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in partnership with physicians, today announced the appointment of Gerald H. Priceman, M.D. as medical director of Phyheal...

Cephalon Appoints Gerald J. Pappert as General Counsel

FRAZER, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH) announced today that Jerry Pappert has been appointed Executive Vice President and General Counsel. In this position, Mr. Pappert will manage all legal affairs for the company, including those relating to commercial ...

Statement by Gerald Leape, Vice President, Marine Conservation, National Environmental Trust, on a New Recommendation From Scientists Urging Pregnant Women to Eat More Fish

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a departure from current FDA and EPA guidelines, an industry-backed effort today encouraged pregnant women and women of childbearing age to increase their seafood consumption, despite the well-known risk of mercury, a highly potent neurotoxin an...

Growth in Personalized Medicine to Drive Alliances Between Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Industries, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers

...ing the pricing of diagnostics, the extent of reimbursement coverage, and the burden of any clinical validation work required for market access," said gerald McDougall, principal, health sciences practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers. The report highlights the prominence of personalized medicine in curr...

MULTAQ(R) (dronedarone) for Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter Now Available in the United States

...nts with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter stay out of the hospital, which is an important factor in treatment that is often not addressed," said gerald V. Naccarelli, M.D., Chief, Division of Cardiology, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. "We welcome a new option that may help patient...

VA Medical Imaging Reaches Record Level

...ecedented number of medical images in its database, allowing VA physicians immediate access to patient records regardless of their location," said Dr. gerald Cross, VA's acting under secretary for health, said. "Our Veterans don't have to wait for hospital staff to find x-rays or make comparisons between a...

Recession Stressful for Many Kids, Toughest on Poor and Uninsured

... incomes," says Davis, who is associate professor of pediatrics, internal medicine, and public policy at the University of Michigan Medical School and gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. "So much so that families of the lowest income level -- namely making $30,000 per year or less -- were more than twic...

VA Announces $26 Million Construction Contract for Palo Alto

... to construct a new 80-bed acute psychiatric facility at VA's Palo Alto Health Care System. "Not all the wounds of war are visible," said Dr. gerald Cross, VA's Acting Under Secretary for Health. "This new facility will ensure the Veterans of central California receive 21st century care for their m...

FDA Mandates Tougher Warnings for Pain Pills

... these products have been recorded in the adverse-events database, said Dr. gerald Dal Pan, head of the FDA's office of surveillance and epidemiology. But...er for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and gerald Dal Pan, M.D., director, office of surveillance and epidemiology, U.S. Food...

SoundBite(TM) Hearing System by Sonitus Medical Receives First Acceptance for Publication in Otology & Neurotology Journal

...ss (SSD), an acquired and usually permanent condition. Lead author of the article encompassing a preliminary evaluation of this novel device was gerald R. Popelka, Ph.D., Professor of Otolaryngology and Chief of the Division of Audiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Popelka, wh...
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Terumo Heart, Inc. Reaches Clinical Milestone as the 100th Patient Worldwide Receives the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System

... the 99th patient; Drs. Arusoglu and Morshuis treated the 100th patient; and David A. Dean, MD, Head, Section of Thoracic and Cardiac Transplantation, gerald McGinnis Cardiovascular Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, treated the 101st patient. "Our institution has implanted more of these devices th...

Investigational Genetic Test May Help Address Common Problems in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

...ignificant prostate cancers earlier, to reduce unnecessary biopsies and overtreatment, and to identify which tumors are most likely to progress," said gerald L. Andriole, MD, lead author of the NEJM paper and professor and chief of urologic surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Lo...

Precise Low-Dose Drug Monitoring Essential for Long-Term Kidney Transplant Success

...dications require highly precise, ultra-sensitive drug-monitoring assays," said Daniel Levine, Ph.D., director of the clinical laboratory, Iris and B. gerald Cantor Clinical Research Laboratory at The Rogosin Institute in New York City. Dr. Levine emphasized the importance of using an accurate and precise...

Pivotal Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Study Published in The Lancet Concludes That Bosentan (Tracleer(R)) Demonstrates Benefits in Patients With Mildly Symptomatic WHO Functional Class II Disease

... The safety and tolerability profile of bosentan was consistent with that observed in previous placebo-controlled clinical trials.(2, 3) Professor gerald Simonneau, Hopital Antoine Beclere, Universite Paris-Sud, France commented: "The results from EARLY show the relentlessly progressive nature of PAH, e...

Side Effects of Sunitinib in Kidney Cancer Are 2 to 3 Times More Expensive to Manage Than Those of Avastin Plus Interferon

...ents when making treatment decisions particularly with new treatments providing longer periods of time without advancement of disease," said Professor gerald Mickisch, from the Center of Operative Urology, Academic Hospital Bremen in Germany, and author of the study. "Given the cost of managing side effects...

Medivation's Dimebon(TM) Significantly Improved Thinking and Memory in Alzheimer's Disease Patients Over One Year

...were presented today during an oral presentation at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) by Steven H. Ferris, Ph.D., the gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman Professor of Psychiatry at New York University and director of the NYU Alzheimer's Disease Center. "The finding that Dime...

Bertrand Study Finds Significant Value in Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) as an Adjunctive Procedure in Breast Diagnostics

... and higher patient compliance of BSGI as compared to breast MRI, it may be used to improve detection while lowering healthcare costs." According to gerald Kolb, Chief Knowledge Officer of Solis Women's Health, "We are very proud of Dr. Bertrand and her work establishing the viability of BSGI in a clinica...

Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP and Janet Jenner & Suggs, LLC Comment on Conagra Advisory Regarding Pot Pies Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

...tinfo@sbtklaw.com or Janet, Jenner & Suggs, LLC (Robert K. Jenner, Esq. or gerald D. Jowers, Esq.) toll free at 1-888-463- 3529 or 1-410-653-3200 or via e-ma... Janet, Jenner & Suggs, LLC Robert K. Jenner, Esq. gerald D. Jowers, Jr., Esq. Woodholme Center 1829 Reistersto...

Advanced Life Sciences to Present Data on Selected Cethromycin Therapeutic Studies at the 47th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

...atellite symposium entitled "Drug Resistant CAP, Current and Future Treatments: Best Practices for Prevention and Management". The panel, moderated by gerald Donowitz, M.D., will feature presentations by Richard Wunderink, M.D., Joseph Blondeau, Ph.D. and B. Joseph Guglielmo, Jr., Pharm.D., all thought lead...

Indevus Announces Presentation of Pagoclone Data at 47th Annual New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit Meeting

... "The results from the open-label extension study reveal that pagoclone is a promising medication for the long-term treatment of stuttering," stated gerald A. Maguire, M.D., associate professor, department of psychiatry, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. "As a researcher and a person wh...
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Scientists uncork a potential secret of red wine's health benefits

... resveratrol-based drugs that are even more effective. "The therapeutic potential of red wine has been bottled up for thousands of years," said gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal , "and now that scientists have uncorked its secrets, they find that studies of how resveratrol...

Scientists find a biological 'fountain of youth' in new world bat caves

...oper structure under extreme stress. "Maybe Juan Ponce De Len wasn't too far off the mark when he searched Florida for the Fountain of Youth," said gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal . "As it turns out, one of these bat species lives out its long life in Florida. Since bats are...

Scientists explain how 'death receptors' designed to kill our cells may make them stronger

...ger cells to shift into "survival mode." "As far as names are concerned, nothing in biology sounds more intimidating than 'death receptors,'" said gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal . "Fortunately for us, when scientists look at the intricate machinery of how cells die, they d...

Wet ear wax and unpleasant body odors signal breast cancer risk

... may have a higher risk for breast cancer. "Wet, sticky earwax might not be easily noticed, but most people can't miss unpleasant body odors," said gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal , "As it turns out, the type of ear wax one has is linked to a gene that leads to bad odors fro...

New device detects heart disease using less than one drop of blood

...pin prick. Its compact size might make it an excellent tool for use in developing countries where access to medical laboratories does not exist," said gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal . "In addition, this moves much closer to a future where new blood vessels, veins and arteries ...

Scientists develop a new HIV microbicide -- and a way to mass produce it in plants

...o fight the spread of HIV, but it also shows us how we can produce it on the scale necessary to get it into the hands of those who need it most," said gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal . "Unlike their unregulated counterparts in the dietary supplement industry, these scientists a...

Stanford scientists turn adult skin cells into muscle and vice versa

... cell from one type to the other. "Reprogramming mature cells will likely complement the use of embryonic stem cells in regenerating tissues," said gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal . "By elucidating the regulators of reprogramming, as the Stanford group is doing, it may be po...

Darwin in a test tube

...e days, with a trillion molecules in a test tube replicating every few minutes. "We can study things very quickly," says Scripps Research Professor gerald Joyce, M.D., Ph.D., who was Voytek's advisor and her coauthor on the paper. Joyce is the dean of the faculty at Scripps Research, where he is also a p...

Our brains make their own marijuana: We're all pot heads deep inside

...cted proteins, several not only bound to the brain's THC receptors, but activated them as well. "The War on Drugs has hit very close to home," said gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal . "Last year, scientists found that our skin makes its own marijuana-like substance. Now, we se...

West Nile virus studies show how star-shaped brain cells cope with infection

...m's immune responses. "Ironically, the cells we use to monitor and to protect out brainthe astrocytesare among those we know the least about," said gerald Weissmann, M.D., editor-in-chief of The FASEB Journal . "We do know, however, that inflammation of the brain caused by the West Nile virus affects th...
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PDI Appoints Gerald P. Belle as Lead Independent Director

SADDLE RIVER, N.J., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PDI, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDII ), a leading provider of sales and marketing support to U.S. pharmaceutical companies, announced today that current PDI director Gerald P. Belle has been appointed to the newly-established position of lead indepen...

Nephros Appoints Gerald J. Kochanski as Chief Financial Officer

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nephros, Inc. (Amex: NEP ) today announced that, effective April 28, 2008, Gerald J. Kochanski has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Kochanski joins the company from Lordi Consulting LLC, where he has served as Director since 2007. "J...

Prix Galien USA Announces 2009 Final Candidates

...ies in the marketplace for the amount of research and level of skill that was invested in the development of these products that improve lives," said gerald Weissmann, M.D., Prix Galien USA committee chair, New York University professor emeritus and editor-in-chief of The FASEB Journal. Prix Galie...

PDI Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

...of product commercialization contract Appointment of current director gerald P. Belle to the newly-established position of lead independent director ... "We were also pleased to announce the appointment of current Director, gerald Belle, as lead independent director. Jerry brings a wealth of strong leader...

Abbott HIV Test Demonstrates Earlier Disease Detection

...e HIV sooner, in the acute phase of the disease where antibodies are not yet present, presents an exciting opportunity in the fight against HIV," said gerald Schochetman, Ph.D., senior director, infectious diseases, research and development, Abbott Diagnostics. "This data is very promising and we are excit...

SANYO Donates Air Purification Systems Effective Against Flu Viruses to New York Airports and Schools

... LaGuardia Airports operated by Dr. Brian Dalia, Executive Director and Dr. gerald Surya, MD Medical Director, will be receiving donated units. The Medports a...all of society," said Sister Kathleen McKinney, Principal of TMLA. Dr. gerald Surya, MD Medical Director of the Medports at JFK and LaGuardia recognizes ...

Jubilant and BioLeap Announce New Partnership in Drug Discovery

...ery pleased to partner with BioLeap to offer the pharmaceutical industry our combined 'best in class' preclinical drug discovery capabilities." gerald Evans, BioLeap Chief Business Officer added, "We are delighted to have the opportunity to offer our partners the combined capabilities of Jubilant and...

Huntington Area Development Council Attracts Technology-Based Startup Companies With $150,000 Grant From Verizon West Virginia

...ll University's campus, will be completed in May 2009. "Technology is important to West Virginia's continued growth and future success," said gerald L. McDonald, president of HADCO. "Through the biotech incubator, our goal is to provide seamless support for biotech startups and create new, technol...

Michigan Company Founded upon What Could Be History's Most Important Breakthrough in AI and Robotics

...s sponsored by Senators Valde Garcia, Thomas George, Wayne Kuipers, John Pappageorge, Cameron Brown, Tony Stamas, Jim Barcia, Jason Allen, Roger Kahn, gerald Van Woerkom, John Gleason, who all clearly understand the immense economic impact of an invention having such fundamental scientific and technical sig...

BioInnovation Institute in Akron Launched

...perating partners together and supporting the development of the Institute from concept to reality. In unveiling the grant for the Institute, Dr. W. gerald Austen, chairman of Knight Foundation, said the partnership for the BioInnovation Institute in Akron represents "something bigger and more powerful th...
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Artificial life

...ter alife conferences. Other figures: Stuart Kauffman Stanley Miller & Harold Urey Steen Rasmussen James Crutchfield gerald Joyce John Henry Holland , inventor of genetic algorithms David Jefferson Richard Dawkins John Koza Danny Hillis Karl Si...

Limnology

...l of Limnology Limnologica Limnology and Oceanography See also Important publications in limnology References gerald A. Cole , Textbook of Limnology , 4th ed. (Waveland Press , 1994) ISBN 0881338001 A.J.Horne & C.R. Goldman : Limnology (1994), ISBN 00702...
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