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Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Bid salutes Caribana

...mmittee. "The Toronto Pan Am Bid salutes the Caribbean community and looks forward to hosting all Pan American nations in 2015 should Toronto have the honour of hosting the Games." About the Scotiabank Caribana Festival The Scotiabank Caribana Festival is an exciting two-week cultural explosion of...

MDS Nordion Submits Expression of Interest Proposal to Government of Canada on Medical Isotope and Generator Production

...ortance and we are also supportive of other proposals which may provide this critical supply." Project Description MDS Nordion urges AECL to honour its long-standing commitment to replace the National Research Universal (NRU) by bringing the MAPLE facilities into service. This can be done through ...

MediciGlobal Achieves Record Number of Awards

...from the 16th Annual National Health Information Awards and two bronze awards from The 26th Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards. These awards all honour the best examples of creative healthcare information, programmes and materials for consumers. MediciGlobal, a leading company in the develop...

MDS Nordion Continues to Urge Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Critical Medical Isotope Shortage

...a leak. The fragility of the world's isotope supply can be overcome. MDS Nordion believes it is critical that the Canadian government direct AECL to honour its long-standing commitment to replace the NRU by bringing the MAPLE facilities into service. These facilities would enable Canada to maintain its le...

MDS Nordion Urges Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Current Medical Isotope Supply Shortage

...as caused and will continue to cause unavoidable and serious disruptions to patient care, MDS Nordion has requested that the government direct AECL to honour its long-standing commitment to replace the NRU by bringing the MAPLE facilities into service. These facilities would enable Canada to maintain its le...

Prestigious award for 'outstanding' primary-care researcher

...who has promoted the discipline of general practice through research and publishing as a practicing GP. Professor Hippisley-Cox said: "It's a great honour to receive this award and I would like to thank my colleagues, The University of Nottingham, EMIS and the general practices who have contributed data ...

Health ingredients Europe Shortlisted for AEO's Best Trade Show Over 2000m2 Award

...pliers have secured their stand space already, an indication of HiE's strong market position. "Being shortlisted amongst some strong exhibitions is an honour in itself," continues Foster. "We'll be in London for the ceremony on June 19th and may the best show win." For more information visit http://...

CAMH scientist first psychiatrist to win Royal College Medal Award in Medicine

...-A was significantly higher in every brain region that the scientists investigated. On average, MAO-A was 34 per cent higher. "It's a wonderful honour for Dr. Meyer, for CAMH, and for psychiatry that a clinical scientist's work is being recognized in this way," said Vice President of Research Dr. Bru...

LocumTenens.com Names Kevin Weeks as Vice President, Marketing

...e Kevin Weeks as the company's new Vice President of Marketing. Most recently Mr. Weeks was Director of Marketing and Clinical Excellence for honour Healthcare, a division of Newmark Knight Frank, Atlanta. "Kevin brings to LocumTenens.com almost 30 years of healthcare experience, includi...

Tough Recessionary Times, but Frost & Sullivan Believes It's Not All Gloomy for African Healthcare Markets

...more than half of their total healthcare expenditure. With most donor countries deep in recession, it remains uncertain whether donors will be able to honour their pledged contributions. "This uncertainty has seen the Global Fund slash its last round of grants by 10 percent in December 2008," Zingoni e...
Honour in Medical Technology

Tibotec Presents Interim Findings for TMC435, an Investigational Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Treatment, at the AASLD Liver Meeting 2008

...rf, Dusseldorf, Germany. sagir@med.uni-duesseldorf.de (3) Antiviral Research. Volume 71, Issues 2-3, September 2006, Pages 363-371. Special Issue To honour Professor Erik De Clercq (4) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). FAQs for Health Professionals. Revised July 2008. http://www.cdc.gov...
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Milk-alkali syndrome

... In medicine, milk - alkali syndrome , also called Burnett's syndrome in honour of Charles Hoyt Burnett, the American physician who first described it, is characterized by hypercalcemia caused by repeated ingestion of calci...
Honour in Biological News

U of A honored for research that could help 30 million Brazilians

...the agricultural life of millions of people in a vast region of Brazil. A newly discovered fungus that helps plants grow in dry soil has been named in honour of the U of A for its help with the research. The fungus, now known as Complexipora albertae , spreads out under the soil and feeds additional moi...

U Alberta researcher in same group as Darwin and Hawking

...so centres around biosynthesis by fungi of important metabolites including cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins. "The appointment is a great honour and I was very surprised and pleased," said Vederas. "The Royal Society has many programs to advise and assist scientists and government policy makers...

Scientists announce top 10 new species, issue SOS

...imate height of 0.45 inches (11.5 millimeters). This pygmy species was found near Derawan Island off Kalimantan, Indonesia. The name satomiae is "in honour of Miss Satomi Onishi, the dive guide who collected the type specimens." From the plant kingdom is a gigantic new species and genus of palm Tahin...

Scientists announce top 10 new species; issue SOS

...imate height of 0.45 inches (11.5 millimeters). This pygmy species was found near Derawan Island off Kalimantan, Indonesia. The name satomiae is "in honour of Miss Satomi Onishi, the dive guide who collected the type specimens." From the plant kingdom is a gigantic new species and genus of palm Tahin...

Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker awarded the Order of the Rising Sun

...ising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon in Tokyo, in honour of his many years of service to scientific coopera...the Order, and the merit that accompanies it, also honour the recipient's resolution and determination. Form...Academic Exchange between US/Germany and Japan" in honour of Winnacker and Bement. At the symposium, profess...

Jungle yeast

...preserving what remains." Javier Carvajal, head of the Ecuadorian team, whose father Enrique discovered the yeast while oil prospecting and in whose honour the new species is named, said: "The four different climatic regions of Ecuador and fermentations performed by ancient indigenous populations make Ecu...

Coral 'can't escape the heat'

...olm McCulloch, a geochemist with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and Australian National University today receives Australia's top honour for earth sciences, the Australian Academy of Science's Jaeger Medal. "Coral can't escape the heat," he says. "Besides the effects of global warmin...

International prize for Nottingham spine research

...t influence does sustained mechanical load have on diffusion of small solutes in the human intervertebral discs, was recognised when judges decided to honour it in both the bioengineering studies and studies in other basic science areas categories. The University of Nottingham research team was made up o...

2 McGill researchers garner prestigious NSERC Steacie Fellowships

...an experience and the natural world. We are grateful to NSERC for recognizing the value of this top-level research." The NSERC Steacie Fellowships honour the memory of Dr. Edgar William Richard Steacie, an outstanding chemist and research leader who made significant contributions to the development of s...

NTU undergrad is first Singapore champion of an internationally acclaimed engineering competition

... Nanyang Technological University (NTU) undergraduate Liu Shiyu has the honour of becoming the first student from Singapore to win the top prize in a glob... held in London in November and saw four regional champions vie for the top honour as global grand champion. The contestants are required to present an origin...
Honour in Biological Technology

Japanese Cancer Association and Debiopharm Honour Japanese Research

Professors Ichijo and Mano Receive 2008 JCA-Mauvernay Award LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a global biopharmaceutical development specialist that focuses on serious medical conditions and particularly oncology, presented Professors Hideno...

Japanese Cancer Association and Debiopharm Honour Professors Minoru Toyota and Keiichi Nakayama With the 2007 JCA-Mauvernay Award

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a global independent biopharmaceutical development specialist in oncology and serious medical conditions, presented Professors Minoru Toyota and Keiichi Nakayama with the 2007 JCA-Mauvernay Award for their outstand...

GeneNews CSO Dr. CC Liew awarded state honour by the Government of Malaysia

- Dr. Liew awarded Malaysia's Darjah Yang Mulia Pangkuan Negeri - TORONTO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - GeneNews Limited (TSX: GEN), a company focused on developing simple blood-based biomarker tests for the early detection of diseases and personalized health management, today announced...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Named Life Sciences Company of the Year by LifeSciences British Columbia

.... We also took measures to extend our cash runway, and we have been advancing discussions with potential development partners." "There is no greater honour than to be recognized by one's peers," added Cormack. "I'd like to thank all the employees at OncoGenex, as this award was earned by each and every on...

Origin BioMed Awarded Red Herring Top 100 Global Company

...rates that our model has begun to position us as a global leader in our field," said Robert Cervelli, President and CEO, Origin BioMed. "It was a real honour to accept this award on behalf of the entire dynamic team at Origin," he added. Origin BioMed's leading drug product, Neuragen(R), is the first n...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Recognizes Dipal C. Barua

...008 at the inaugural World Future Energy Summit to honour the legacy of environmental stewardship of the UAE...ccessful micro-credit program. "It is a great honour to receive this recognition inspired by the vision...e The Zayed Future Energy Prize was created in honour of the legacy of the late Ruler of Abu Dhabi and F...

SCRIP, the Leading Pharmaceutical Magazine in the World Crowns Glenmark as the "Best Pharma Company in the World - SME" and the "Best Company in Emerging Markets" at the SCRIP Awards 2008 in London

...ards.' Mr. Glenn Saldanha, MD & CEO, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals limited who was present at the award ceremony mentioned, "This is a very big honour for our organisation. We are extremely glad that at this award ceremony which had all the biggest names in the pharma world attend and participate, Gl...

AstraZeneca Nobel Medicine Initiative to Increase Interest in the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

...I am very pleased and proud of this collaboration" says Jan Lundberg, Executive Vice Pesident, Global Discovery Research, AstraZeneca. "It is truly an honour to be able to contribute to an increased understanding of what medical breakthrough science can mean for new treatments to enhance patient health and ...

Small Animal Imaging Market: Biospace Lab Wins Frost & Sullivan Accolade for Its Successful Product Line Strategy

...alyst Santhosh Kumar Ramaraj. "The company's strong product portfolio has laid a firm foundation for the company's continued growth." "It is a great honour for Biospace Lab to get this Award based on a thorough and impartial market research and analysis conducted by Frost & Sullivan," said Bruno Brisson, ...

Ferring Research Infertility and Gynaecology GrAnt (FRIGGA) 2008 Winners Announced

...ion in cumulus cells will help understand the mechanism behind different ovarian stimulation protocols and how they influence oocyte quality. It is an honour for the value of our research to be recognised." Dr Esther Baart. Infertility Infertility is generally defined as the inability to conceive natura...
Honour in Biological Definition

Alexander Fleming

...hted in 1944 and shared the Nobel prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Florey and Ernst Boris Chain. Florey was later given the higher honour of a peerage for his monumental work in making penicillin available to the public and saving millions of lives in World War II . Florey's work proce...

Charles Darwin

...BBC and voted for by the public. The 14 species of Finches he researched in the Galpagos Islands are affectionately named "Darwin's Finches" in honour of his legacy. Social Darwinism and eugenics A version of natural selection was also applied to human society (politics, economics, etc.). ...

Louis Pasteur

...e these artificially weakened diseases the generic name of vaccines , to honour Jenner's discovery. Pasteur produced the first vaccine for rabies by grow...that have not been renamed since colonial times, there is a street named in honour of Pasteur. External links biography of Pasteur at the Pasteur In...
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