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Thelen Instrumental in Closing $1 Billion Outsourcing Deal for Client Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Contract with Perot Systems to Produce $150 million of Administrative Cost Savings NEW YORK, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP has assisted long-time client Harvard Pilgrim Health Care in negotiating a $1 billion contract extension w...

Protein Instrumental to Brain Development and Repair Identified

Scientists at Children's National Medical Center have identified a fundamental protein that is instrumental in the development and repair of the brain . The signalling activity of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) protein is significant for myelination and remyelination, the proc...

Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

Scientists at Childrens National Medical Center have demonstrated conclusively that a specific protein and its signaling activity are instrumental in myelination and remyelination, processes essential to the creation and repair of the brains white matter. This groundbreaking discovery in mou...

Religiosity May Be Instrumental In Preventing The Spread Of HIV-AIDS

HIV-positive people who are religious are less likely to indulge in sexual activities and have fewer sexual partners than those who are not religiously// inclined, according to a study by the RAND Corporation. HIV-positive people who say religion is an important part of their lives are li...

Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme

... Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations (HHS-OIG) and the FBI . The work of the Homestead, Fla., Police Department was instrumental in the apprehension of Pacheco when he attempted to flee during trial. The case was tried by Kirk Ogrosky, John S. (Jay) Darden and Charles D. ...

Courage Center Presents 2009 National Courage Award to Jordan Thomas

... of three children. He is also active in advocating for change in the way insurance companies cover prosthetics and orthotics. His advocacy has been instrumental in bringing the issue to national attention. New Jersey Congressman Robert Andrews has introduced the Prosthetics and Orthotics Parity bill. I...

BD Adds Surveillance Capability to Infectious Disease Portfolio

...speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs approximately 28,...

Stereotaxis Names Daniel Johnston as Chief Financial Officer

...ment of a broad range of domestic and international organizations. We are very excited that Dan has agreed to join Stereotaxis and believe he will be instrumental in taking Stereotaxis to the next level." "I would also like to thank Jim Stolze for his many contributions to Stereotaxis. During the more tha...

Dartmouth gets $3 million from the National Science Foundation for IT research in health care

...gmatic needs of patients, clinical staff, and healthcare organizations to deliver efficient, high-quality care. For this project, Dartmouth's ISTS was instrumental in bringing together faculty from departments across campus, and in recruiting partners from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (White River Junction...

Streamline Health Appoints Jon Phillips Chairman of the Board of Directors

...re collaboratively with him in the coming years. As the Company continues to grow, Jon's healthcare financing and strategic advisory expertise will be instrumental in Streamline Health's progression as an emerging leader in the healthcare information technology industry." In addition to separating the rol...
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Kevin McHale Instrumental in Forming the 'Help Me Hear Foundation'

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kevin McHale is one of five board members to start the Help Me Hear Foundation ("HMH"), a non-profit organization incorporated in Saint Paul, Minnesota. McHale will also act as the spokesperson. HMH was created to gift cochlear implants to ...

BioCis Pharma Reports Positive Phase IIa Clinical Results in Atopic Dermatitis

...ts of the treatment. Pharmacokinetic analyses showed no systemic exposure to the active ingredient of the product. Efficacy was assessed by performing instrumental measurements of skin lesion redness (erythema) and skin barrier function by trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) during the 28-day period. Physician asse...

King Pharmaceuticals Showcases Data From Pain Pipeline of Medicines Designed to Deter Common Methods of Non-Therapeutic Use

...ple living with pain," said Eric Carter, Chief Science Officer of King Pharmaceuticals. "Our expectation is that these novel technologies could become instrumental in a physician's arsenal of safe and effective pain medicines that can help with an overall risk management plan." Highlights of King's presenta...

Top Medical Research Centers Form Velos Advisory Group for Service-Oriented Architecture

...e 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, one of the nation's leading centers for cancer care and research, has been instrumental in establishing a Velos Advisory Group for Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). Five other leading academic medical centers and research institutions ...

Metabolic Solutions Development Company Announces Preliminary Results from Phase IIa Clinical Trial

...veloping the MSDC drug portfolio of more than 100 analogs, have spent much of their careers working on treatments for type 2 diabetes. Colca also was instrumental in the early development of pioglitazone, the active ingredient in Actos, during his tenure with Upjohn Company. "We are pleased that our lead c...

Quest Diagnostics Introduces First Commercial Laboratory Test for Identifying the H1N1 Swine Flu Virus

...th Organization and other public health agencies to help identify and develop diagnostic tests for emerging infectious diseases. Focus Diagnostics was instrumental in developing the first laboratory developed test for West Nile Virus after it was identified in New York in 1999. Focus Diagnostics also introduced t...

Applying Clinical Findings to the Practice of Medicine

...the dollar amount. At present three annual awards of $20,000 each are given. Two awards are named for the sorority national past presidents who were instrumental in the creation of the awards: Elizabeth Winston Lanier and Ann Doner Vaughn. The third is known as the Young Investigator Award. The fourth ...

Sanofi Pasteur Dengue Vaccine Enters Pediatric Efficacy Clinical Study

...the Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative (PDVI) to conduct this efficacy study in the province of Ratchaburi. "Large scale pediatric studies are instrumental for the development of a safe and efficacious dengue vaccine to protect against a disease that primarily affects children," said Dr. Pratap Singhasiva...

Mission Pharmacal Launches CitraNatal(R) Assure Prescription Prenatal Vitamin

...rent published guidelines for pregnant and lactating women(1). DHA is the recommended essential fatty acid for prenatal care. It has been shown to be instrumental in the baby's pre- and postnatal brain, eye and nervous system development, increase the baby's gestation period, birth weight and size, lead to highe...

Major State Grant Accelerates Research and Development of Novel Cancer Therapy

...d a proposal for Weissbach's discovery of a novel combination of agents that work to preferentially target and kill cancer cells. In addition, CHS was instrumental in providing FAU with a matching grant -- a stipulation of the SURECAG program -- for a total of $368,588 for research and development. CHS is current...
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The Dipper Urine Dipstick Control

Description:... This control is designed to validate visual and instrumental readings of urine dipsticks by immersing the dipstick into the control the same way a patient sample is tested. A new feature is the addition of crea...
Company:Quantimetrix Corporation

ALEXI® WOUND RETRACTOR SYSTEM

Description:...For open surgery, the Alexis Retractor provides maximum exposure while minimizing the incision size. For laparoscopic surgery, the Alexis Retractor is instrumental in offering retraction and protection when an organ or specimen requires removal through a small incision....
Company:Applied Medical

Xenius® Spectrofluorometer

Features:... High sensitivity 2 high energy monochromators, from 185 nm to 1050 nm User selectable bandwidth from 1 nm to 20 nm instrumental correction for excitation and emission Fast cell-holder for 10 cells Any specific development on request ...
Company:SAFAS S.A.
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Surgery

... Surgery is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate and/or treat a pathological condition such as disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearanc...

Surgical excision

...The Excision theorem is an important theorem in Algebraic topology, a branch ... Surgery is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate and/or treat a pathological condition such as disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearanc...

Quickening

... the immortal to sense when they are standing ... Bargain prices on Quickening by Frank Kimbrough Trio (CD - 04/05/2005), store variety for Jazz instrumental Music. Compare prices and buy online at Shopzilla. Quickenings (Misutonakku, Mist Knack) are the name of Limit Breaks in … Each Quickening squar...

Incisor

...dyle motion during ... MySpace Music profile for Incisor (new EP available NOW! ... About Incisor (new EP available NOW!) We are a three piece instrumental thrash band. ... Latest research news and information about Incisor - Any of the eight frontal teeth (four maxillary and four mandibular) havi...

Endocrine System

...racellular signaling molecules known as hormones. The endocrine system is instrumental in regulating metabolism, growth, development and puberty, and... The ...racellular signaling molecules known as hormones. The endocrine system is instrumental in regulating metabolism, growth, development and puberty, and... The ...

Endocrine

... endocrine system is a system of glands that involve the release of extracellular signaling molecules known as hormones. The endocrine system is instrumental in regulating metabolism, growth, development and puberty, and... Endocrinology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorder of the endocrine s...
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Douglas-fir, geoducks make strange bedfellows in studying climate change

...shelf to alpine forests. "The next step was to use the longest-lived organisms trees and the geoduck to tell us about climate prior to the start of instrumental records," Black pointed out. Sea surface temperatures affect climate on land and when there is a spike in average yearly temperatures, such as duri...

Reviews of microbial gene language published in special issue of Trends in Microbiology

...y studied yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae . S. cerevisiae is another workhorse of the molecular biology laboratory and Gene Ontology terms have been instrumental in building a system-wide understanding of the biology of this organism. This type of work allows scientists to use Gene Ontology terms to identify co...

Rampant helper syndrome

...e cells of living organisms, proteins perform this important function. They carry out the metabolism fundamental to all living processes. Proteins are instrumental in cellular respiration, they for instance reduce oxygen to water and oxidize food into carbon dioxide. This releases the energy that makes life possi...

Scientists capture the first image of memories being made

...t mediates this gene expression during neuronal plasticity involves regulated translation of localized mRNA at stimulated synapses. These findings are instrumental in establishing the molecular processes involved in long-term memory formation and provide insight into diseases involving memory impairment. ...

'The Vision Revolution': Eyes are the source of human 'superpowers'

...ngizi made a startling discovery: human beings do, indeed, have superpowers. And it turns out that these superpowers, all related to vision, have been instrumental in shaping the way we interact with and see the world. The end result of Changizi's eye-opening efforts is The Vision Revolution: How the Latest Re...

Embryology study offers clues to birth defects

...inoic acid, a metabolite produced from vitamin A (retinol), which plays a key role in the development of limbs and other organs. Dr. Duester's lab was instrumental in identifying Raldh2 and Raldh3, the genes responsible for retinoic acid synthesis, and has shown that retinoic acid is only produced by certain cell...

American Society for Microbiology honors Deborah T. Hung

... Medical School. Sponsored by Merck Research Laboratories, the Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award is presented in memory of Irving S. Sigal, who was instrumental in the early discovery of therapies to treat HIV/AIDS, to recognize excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. ...

American Society for Microbiology honors George Liu

...cal Center/UCLA. Sponsored by Merck Research Laboratories, the Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award is presented in memory of Irving S. Sigal, who was instrumental in the early discovery of therapies to treat HIV/AIDS, to recognize excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. ...

UCSF discovers new glucose-regulating protein linked with diabetes

...lled clathrin, which Brodsky has studied since the 1980s and is known to be instrumental in moving proteins between cellular compartments. CHC22 was observed to be ... their GLUT4 transport pathway, which normally operates without CHC22. Also instrumental to the study was a human muscle cell line produced by the collaborator at U...

MSU discoveries upend traditional thinking about how plants make certain compounds

...what the function of NDPS1 and PHS1 were," Schilmiller said. "Our colleagues at the University of Michigan, Eran Pichersky and Ines Schauvinhold, were instrumental in coming up with theories and running the assays." Terpenes are the largest class of molecules made by plants tens of thousands of different terp...
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EGEN, Inc. Announces the Promotion of Jason Fewell, Ph.D., to Vice-President of Preclinical Research and Development

...the development and testing of proprietary discovery and development initiatives contributing to a strong intellectual property position. He has been instrumental in building EGEN's research and development team and has helped foster important industry collaborations. Dr. Fewell received his Ph.D. in Biological...

Cephalon Appoints Craig C. Phillips as Vice President and General Manager of Oncology Business Unit

...2007 as Senior Group Director of Sales, National Accounts and Sales Training, for the Oncology Business Unit. Under his leadership, his sales team was instrumental in 2008 for the successful U.S. introduction of two indications for TREANDA((R)) (bendamustine HCl) for Injection, the most recent addition to the Cep...

FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business

...th Organization and other public health agencies to help identify and develop diagnostic tests for emerging infectious diseases. Focus Diagnostics was instrumental in developing the first laboratory developed test for West Nile virus after it was identified in New York in 1999. Focus Diagnostics also introduced t...

Free Webinar on Safer Clinical Hand-Offs Offered by Compirion Healthcare

...mprove outcomes, as well as to decrease Outpatient Length of Stay by increasing the number of patients discharged early in the day. She was also instrumental in increasing Patient Satisfaction rankings to the 90th percentile. Jefferies has over 14 years of experience providing and directing qua...

Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Promotion of Don R. Webber to VP of Sales for their BioMedical Division

...on today announced the promotion of Don R. Webber to Vice President of BioMedical Sales. Don joined the ETC Biomedical team in 2007. He was instrumental in advancing the growth of sales in his region and quickly become our top producer, helping to expand our sales among management groups and hospital c...

NeoStem, Inc. Appoints Leading Chinese Medical Official to Its Advisory Board

...years, was responsible for creating the development strategies and long-term and middle-term planning of the industry, and is considered by many to be instrumental in the continual improvement of the standards of medicine, education and research in the Chinese medicine industry. She was appointed in 1983 to head ...

Microbix Files First Patent Applications On Novel Technology Platform For Large Semen Sexing Market

...icrobix believes will allow the company to effectively penetrate and even expand the $3 billion Artificial Insemination (AI) market. Semen sexing is instrumental to the dairy industry due to the growing international demand for female offspring and the negligible value of dairy bull calves. "This market is at...

IDEV Technologies Names Veteran Medical Device Executive Rick Anderson Chairman of the Board of Directors

...SUPERA stent is a novel platform designed for the treatment of biliary and peripheral artery disease in the superficial femoral artery. "Tom was instrumental in building the foundation of what is a very fast-growing and prosperous business at IDEV," said President and Chief Operating Officer Christopher M. ...

BD Announces Live Webcast of Third Fiscal Quarter Earnings Conference Call

...peed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs approximately 28...

Kendle Names Jarrod Pontius Chief Legal Officer

...of legal expertise as well as Kendle experience and we are happy to have a professional of his caliber to lead our global legal team. Jarrod has been instrumental in a number of our recent acquisitions and will be key to the future growth of Kendle." Pontius brings more than a decade of experience in both t...
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Carolus Linnaeus

...tice of using the ♂ - (shield and arrow) Mars and ♀ - (hand mirror) Venus glyphs as the symbol for male and female . Linnaeus was instrumental in the development of the Celsius (then called Centigrade ) temperature scale, inverting the scale that Anders Celsius had proposed with 0 as the...

DNA

...d the "hereditary code-script" of life. He added: "But the term code-script is, of course, too narrow. The chromosome structures are at the same time instrumental in bringing about the development they foreshadow. They are law-code and executive power -- or, to use another simile, they are architect's plan and b...

Expressed sequence tag

...scribed protein -coding or non-protein coding DNA sequence . It was originally intended as a way to identify gene transcripts , but has since been instrumental in gene discovery and sequence determination. An EST is produced by one-shot sequencing of a cloned mRNA , and the resulting sequence is a relative...

Gene

...rol the development of the individual from the fertilized egg and the day-to-day functions of the cells that make up tissues and organs . The instrumental roles of their protein products range from mechanical support of the cell structure to the transportation and manufacture of other molecules and to th...

Thomas Malthus

...tion. Concerns about Malthus's theory also helped promote the idea of a national population Census in the UK. Government official John Rickman was instrumental in the first Census being conducted in 1801 . Malthus married in 1804 ; he and his wife had 3 children. In 1805 he became Britain's (and possibl...
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Leaflets

...rm of psychological warfare that militaries use in foreign conflict to alter the behavior of people in enemy-controlled territory. Airplanes have been instrumental in the deliverance of... A leaflet in botany is a part of a compound leaf. A leaflet may resemble an entire leaf, but it is not borne on a stem ...

Gonads

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Genetic fingerprint

... of genetic fingerprint ... Genetic fingerprint . Vntr. Dna fingerprints . Replication. Monoclonal ... Find out how a lump of seal meat was instrumental in the discovery of genetic fingerprinting . This techhnology is now used in criminal data bases and to identify ... Great Page about DNA Fin...

Expressed sequence tag

...expressed sequence tag or EST is a short sub- sequence of a transcribed cDNA sequence . They may be used to identify gene transcripts, and are instrumental in gene discovery and gene sequence determination. The identification of ESTs has proceeded rapidly, with... The Expressed Sequence Tags...

Endocrine glands

... endocrine system is a system of glands that involve the release of extracellular signaling molecules known as hormones. The endocrine system is instrumental in regulating metabolism, growth, development and puberty, and... The glands that make up the endocrine system have an impact throughout the bo...
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