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Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation on Behalf of Current and Former Employees of Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. Who Invested in the Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. Employee Savings Plan

BENSALEM, Pa., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating claims against Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. ("Inverness Medical" or the "Company") (Amex: IMA ) concerning whether the Company's employee savings plan (the "Plan") imprudently inve...

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation on Behalf of Current and Former Employees of Merck & Co., Inc. Who Invested in the Merck & Co., Inc. Employee Savings and Security Plan

BENSALEM, Pa., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating claims against Merck & Co., Inc. ("Merck" or the "Company")(NYSE: MRK ) concerning whether the Company's Employee Savings and Security Plan (the "Plan") imprudently invested in Merck stock...

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation on Behalf of Current and Former Employees of WellPoint, Inc. Who Invested in the WellPoint Retirement Savings Plan

BENSALEM, Pa., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating claims against WellPoint, Inc. ("WellPoint" or the "Company")(NYSE: WLP ) concerning whether the WellPoint Retirement Savings Plan (the "Plan") imprudently invested in WellPoint stoc...

$5.5 Million Invested To Discourage Smoking in Public

$5.5 million is being invested by the Ontario government to prevent or reduce public smoking. This is another step to keep Ontario Smoke-Free. // Ontario officials said that this money would pay for 100 enforcement officers in the province. The act strictly prohibits people from smoking in workplac...

NutraCea Announces Forbearance Agreement With Bank and Provides Update on Business Strategy and Transactions

...lenders, suppliers and other constituents informed as we work to reposition NutraCea, to explore additional opportunities to monetize assets currently invested in non-core activities and to right size overhead and production capacity in our core businesses. We believe increasing shareholder value is tied to ...

Orphanage Receives Nearly $1 Million from Private Donor

...othing into one of the largest health and nutrition organizations of all time. Then, in 2006, he sold it and started over. Now, with over $100 million invested into his new company, SISEL International is destined to become even greater. But that's not all Tom is investing in. Along the way, he's giving back ...

NHP Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

...ude the recognition of a gain on debt extinguishment in 2009. SECOND QUARTER 2009 INVESTMENT ACTIVITY During the second quarter of 2009, we invested $6.0 million in revenue producing capital expenditures at a blended yield of 8.5% on our existing triple net portfolio. In July 2009, we reac...

11th Annual Light the Night Date Announced

...t voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. Since LLS's founding 60 years ago, LLS has invested more than $600 million in research; nearly $71.4 million in fiscal year 2008 alone. Survival rates for blood cancers have increased 2-4 fold over the ...

West Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... $533.0 $487.1 Net Debt to Total invested Capital * 36.5% 38.0% ...--- ------ * Net Debt and Total invested Capital are Non-GAAP measures. Net Debt is de...he amount of cash and cash equivalents. Total invested Capital is the sum of Net Debt and Equity. ...

Compirion and Anderson Surgery Center Reduce OR Inefficiencies and Improve Finances

...ng Team, driven by Perioperative Services Director Kim Perry, began working with physicians to improve case mix while Anderson hospital administration invested more than $50,000 in the purchase of new equipment for gynecology, orthopedic and general surgery, plus in multiple miscellaneous specialty instrument...
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Researchers Create First Targeted Knockout Rats Using Zinc Finger Nuclease Technology

...olve this problem, we used ZFN technology in an application that has the potential to revolutionize genetic engineering of animals." "We have invested our time and resources to develop the CompoZr platform because we see enormous potential in a technology that can precisely manipulate the genome of l...

FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent

...In 2008, the Group's continuing operations achieved net sales of USD 41.5 billion and net income of USD 8.2 billion. Approximately USD 7.2 billion was invested in R&D activities throughout the Group. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis Group companies employ approximately 98,000 full-time-equiva...

Cognition Therapeutics Closes Series A Financing to Advance Drug Candidates for Alzheimer's Disease

...sses, including venture capital. Over the past two years Ogden CAP, LLC has invested in 10 early stage companies. Besides its investment in Cognition, Ogden CA...Works is one of the most active seed-stage investors in the country, having invested in more than 120 emerging technology companies since beginning their seed f...

Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces - Swiss Team Uses InSightec's ExAblate(R) 4000 Brain System to Treat Patients With Functional Brain Disorders

...ound technology and transform it into the next generation operating room. Headquartered near Haifa, Israel, the company has over 160 employees and has invested more than $150 million in research, development, and clinical investigations. Its U.S. headquarters are located in Dallas, Texas. For more information...

Relievant Medsystems Announces Completion of $20 Million Financing

...relatively easy intervention that takes less than one hour to complete. We invested in Relievant for their potential to change the treatment landscape." "... in 1987, Canaan Partners has $2.4 billion capital under management and has invested in more than 240 companies, completed 63 mergers and acquisitions, and brou...

Transave Receives $2.2 Million Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Award for Development of ARIKACE(TM)

...is Foundation The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the leading organization in the United States devoted to curing and controlling cystic fibrosis, has invested more than $320 million in drug research with biotech companies since 1998 to develop therapies to fight CF. As a result, the Foundation has built a dr...

Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Announces Latest Developments on Three SMA Drug Discovery Programs

...ly designed to treat SMA. -Families of SMA is building a pipeline of drug discovery programs based on our investments in basic research. -FSMA has invested significant resources into alternative approaches that show promise to cure SMA. www.curesma.org ...

Afinitor(R) Phase II Data Show Positive Results for Patients With Multiple Types of Lymphoma, Leading to Phase III Trial

...In 2008, the Group's continuing operations achieved net sales of USD 41.5 billion and net income of USD 8.2 billion. Approximately USD 7.2 billion was invested in R&D activities throughout the Group. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis Group companies employ approximately 98,000 full-time-equiva...

Encouraging First Data on New Targeted Treatment for Patients With Melanoma - the Deadliest Form of Skin Cancer

...ools that enable tangible improvements in the health, quality of life and survival of patients. In 2008, Roche had over 80,000 employees worldwide and invested almost 9 billion Swiss francs in R&D. The Group posted sales of 45.6 billion Swiss francs. Genentech, United States, is a wholly owned member of t...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

...In 2008, the Group's continuing operations achieved net sales of USD 41.5 billion and net income of USD 8.2 billion. Approximately USD 7.2 billion was invested in R&D activities throughout the Group. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis Group companies employ approximately 98,000 full-time-equiva...
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American Dietetic Association

...ation is proud to be recognized as the largest grantor of scholarships in the nutrition and dietetic fields. For the 2006-2007 academic year, ADAF has invested in the future of the dietetics profession by awarding approximately $270,000 for more than 200 graduate, undergraduate and continuing education schola...
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Research shows that time invested in practicing pays off for young musicians

A Harvard-based study published October 29 in the online, open-access journal PLoS ONE , led by Drs. Gottfried Schlaug and Ellen Winner has found that children who study a musical instrument for at least three years outperform children with no instrumental trainingnot only in tests of auditory di...

EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

...ment consulting company, has developed the concept and will also administer the pension plan according to the needs of highly mobile scientists. Funds invested in the plan will be managed by Allianz, one of the highest-rated worldwide insurers operating in more than seventy countries. "The pension plan is...

Silicon with afterburners: Process developed at Rice could be boon to electronics manufacturer

...eye toward replacing silicon has yielded little fruit. "It's hard to compete with something that has trillions of dollars and millions of person-years invested into it. So we decided it would be good to complement silicon, rather than try to supplant it." He anticipates wide industry interest in the proces...

Frost & Sullivan: North American Government Biometrics Markets Thrive With Active R&D Thrust

...n the near future," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Neelima Sagar. "With specific end user requirements in mind, market participants have invested heavily in the development of novel solutions." The market share of this vertical grows year on year and major application areas include tran...

Energy-saving method checks refrigerant level in air conditioners

...rant-charge information, Braun said. Researchers began developing the technique four years ago. "The method could be commercialized if a company invested some time in the implementation side," Braun said. ...

Size did matter

...ms to be an evolutionarily successful reproduction strategy, even though it comes at an exceedingly high price for both genders, as a lot of energy is invested in producing and carrying such enormous sperm.' The international team analysed Harbinia micropapillosa specimens from the Cretaceous Period that h...

Wildlife Conservation Society supports world's first study of egg-laying mammal

...ll other mammals, monotremes like the echidna (also called the spiny anteater) and the better known platypus lay eggs. "All of the time and effort invested in the study has paid off with new insights into the natural history of this seldom seen and unusual mammal," said Opiang. "These findings will help i...

Regional partnership to develop algal biofuels gets backing of San Diego leaders

...onomy." Economists say that as this industry matures and more capital is invested in algal biofuels research, jobs and economic activity are expected to be p...4.1 million in payroll for 110 employees. Last year, venture capitalists invested $175.9 million in the United States to develop biofuel from microalgae, acc...

CFI awards $854,098 to University of Montreal and partners

...e research infrastructure that helps stimulate various sectors of our economy associated with such capital projects. It is estimated that every dollar invested directly in research yields over $7 in economic benefits including spinoff jobs. "The investments announced today at the Universit de Montral and ...

GEN reports on Madoff scandal's impact on the life sciences

...nt right now." Brandeis University was one of those directly affected by the Madoff scheme. University officials note that many of their donors had invested with the Madoff company. Academic medical and bio-related research projects, which are definitely feeling the immediate effects of the Madoff meltdown...
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Biomedical Sciences Companies Expanding in Asia Invested More Than US$500 Million in Singapore

ATLANTA, May 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global biomedical sciences companies invested more than US$500 million in Singapore in the year 2008. This rides on Singapore's strong scientific fundamentals, with biomedical sciences R&D expenditure exceeding US$760 million in 2007. The continu...

ExonHit Therapeutics Invested Strongly in 2008 for Pivotal 2009 Results

PARIS, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 2008 Key milestones - Strong R&D investments, especially in EHT Dx21 and EHT 0202 clinical programs: - Recruitment of 311 samples achieved for EHT Dx21 - Start of Phase IIa for EHT 0202 in Alzheimer's disease - Expansi...

Prix Galien USA Announces 2009 Final Candidates

...inees for the Prix Galien USA stand apart from other drugs and technologies 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 ...

PDI Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

...ing to the Company's commitments under its product commercialization contract. As of June 30, 2009, the Company's cash equivalents were predominately invested in Treasury money market funds and the Company had no commercial debt. Conference Call As previously announced, PDI will hold a conf...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...s of a company's development, from seed stage through IPO. With approximately $8.5 billion in committed capital, NEA's experienced management team has invested in over 650 companies, of which more than 160 have gone public and more than 250 have been acquired. NEA has U.S. offices in Chevy Chase, Maryland; Me...

Next Safety Releases Advanced Respirator for Infectious Diseases

...more than 40 million electrical devices a month for years. These are products that are designed to protect babies and children. Next Safety has invested in significant capacity for pandemic stockpiling. The company expects to build approximately 5 million respirators for delivery in December 2009 and h...

Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited Fourth Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2009

...ange rate fluctuations, and the costs and results of research and product development efforts of the Company and of companies in which the Company has invested or with which it has formed strategic relationships. For additional information concerning such factors, see the Company's annual report on For...

PROLOR Biotech Announces $10 Million Preferred Stock Line From Members of The Frost Group

...Ph.D., and Mr. Rubin, a team that has been together in various capacities for over 23 years. Since its formation in October 2006, The Frost Group has invested over $160 million in various companies and technologies in the United States and abroad. These investments, which range from small minority investment...

A Swiss Team Uses Transcranial MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound to Treat Patients With Functional Brain Disorders

...logy and transform it into the next generation operating room. Headquartered near Haifa, Israel, the company has over 160 employees and has invested more than $150 million in research, development, and clinical investigations. Its U.S. headquarters are located in Dallas, Texas. For more information...

iZumi Bio and Pierian Merge to Form iPierian to Advance Cellular Reprogramming

...er Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Bob Higgins of Highland Capital Partners. In addition to the investment by MPM, FinTech Capital Partners has invested an additional $1.5 million in this round of financing. iPierian will continue the collaborations that have been established with the Gladstone ...
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