TOPICA Elects G. Kirk Raab as Chairman of the Board
PALO ALTO, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- TOPICA Pharmaceuticals today announced that G. Kirk
Raab has been elected chairman of the company's Board of Directors.
"As a pre-eminent leader in the biotechnology industry, and as the former chairman of Connetics Corporation and Ocla...
TrinityCare Appoints Kirk B. Shulke, M.D. to Board of Directors
FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TrinityCare Senior Living, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TCSR) (the "Company"), a developer, manager and owner of faith-based senior living facilities, today announced the appointment of Kirk
B. Shulke, M.D. to the Company's Board of Directors. D...
Texas Senator Kirk Watson Honored as 'Champion for Children' by the AMERIGROUP Foundation
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The AMERIGROUP Foundation
today announced that Senator Kirk
Watson of Austin, Texas, has been honored
with its "Champion for Children" award.
The award is part of the AMERIGROUP Foundation's national program
recognizing outstanding public advocac...
Animetrics Selects Kirk Communications as Agency of Record
PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirk
(http://www.kirkcommunications.com ) today announced that Animetrics
(http://www.animetrics.com ), a biometrics company and the leading developer of
facial recognition technology, has selected the firm as its agency of
Texas Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Sen. Kirk Watson, Rep. Patrick Rose, Singer Kelly Willis, Breast Cancer Survivors and Activists Rally for Passage of Proposition 15
Texas Joins Nationwide Campaign Challenging U.S. to Close the Gaps in Breast Cancer Research, Care and Mortality
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, the Texas Affiliates of
Susan G. Komen for the Cure will host hundreds of breast cancer survivors
and activists at the...
AvMed Promotes Kirk Cianciolo to Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
MIAMI, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- AvMed Health Plans announced the
promotion of Kirk
Cianciolo, D.O., MBA, CPE to the position of Senior Vice
President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Cianciolo is a seasoned medical
professional, with more than 25 years in the healthcare industry as a
Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme
...omestead, 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. Reed of the Criminal Division's Fraud Section, with the investigative assistance of HHS-OIG and the FBI. ...
Inpatient Management, Inc. and Reid Hospital Achieve Performance Improvement and Cost Savings
... cost savings results of the IMI program at Reid Hospital and Health Services during the recent American Hospital Association (AHA) Leadership Summit. kirk
Mathews, CEO of IMI, and Dr. Thomas Huth, Vice President, Medical Affairs at Reid, presented average three-month-trend results of $1,500 Cost-per-Case...
Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Reports $0.31 EPS for the Second Quarter 2009 and Raises Full Year EPS Guidance
...xecution, particularly in this economic environment," commented Thomas F. Kirk, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hanger Orthopedic Group. Mr. kirk
added, "Our patient care centers growth of 4.4% continues to be a key driver of our revenues. Combined with our expense management efforts we have im...
NephCure Foundation Announces Research Grant Program Recipients
Christian Faul, Ph.D. of University of Miami, Miami, FL
Valerie Anne Schumacher, Ph.D. of Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
Campbell M.D. of University of Miami, Miami, FL
Mira Krendel, Ph.D. of SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Kirk in Medical Technology
BiPar Expands Management Team to Advance Lead PARP Inhibitor Product Candidate Into Phase 2 Trials for Cancer
...emic cancer centers and Debbie has been involved
in the development of Avastin and Omnitarg, among other key oncology
products, at Genentech," said G. kirk
Raab, acting chief executive officer
and chairman of BiPar. "Their strong track records of success and
experience will help as we begin Phase 2 testin...
Expert Opinion Highlights Avigen's AV411 as Potential New
Therapeutic for Neuropathic Pain and Opioid Withdrawal
...in because they are targeted specifically to
act on neurons. Additionally, opioid use can lead to dependence and
withdrawal. Avigen scientists, led by kirk
Johnson, Ph.D., Vice
President of Research and Development, in collaboration with
researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and the
Kirk in Medical Dictionary
...driving nails, fitting parts, forging metal and breaking up objects. Hammers are often designed for a specific purpose, and vary widely... Stanley kirk
Burrell, best known by his stage names MC Hammer , Hammer and Hammertime, is a multi-platinum selling MC, entertainer and dancer most popular durin...
Kirk in Biological News
Tiny differences in our genes help shed light on the big picture of human history
... cancer, heart disease, diabetes, among others.
"We know that many diseases are caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors," said kirk
E. Lohmueller, one of the researchers involved in the work from Cornell University. "To find the genes that contribute to disease, it's very helpful t...
Threats to biodiversity rise in the world's Mediterranean-climate regions
...eats in the mediterranean biome. "This information can help support decisions about how best to invest scarce conservation resources," says co-author kirk
Klausmeyer, a scientist with The Nature Conservancy.
Scientists build 'roach motel' for nasty bugs of the bacterial variety
...bility for an estimated 1.4 million infection-related deaths each year.
"The bacteria get in there, they get stuck, and then they get killed," said kirk
Schanze, a UF professor of chemistry and one of eight authors of the paper. Schanze and his fellow researchers describe the findings in a paper set to...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 19, 2008
In the report, David G. Whitten of the University of New Mexico and kirk
S. Schanze of the University of Florida, working together with a team of fa...xt article, please contact Michael Bernstein at 202-872-4400.
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7200
When under attack, plants can signal microbial friends for help
...ant professor of plant and soil sciences at UD, former postdoctoral researcher Thimmaraju Rudrappa, who is now a research scientist at the DuPont Co., kirk
Czymmek, associate professor of biological sciences and director of UD's Bio-Imaging Center, and Paul Par, a biochemist at Texas Tech University.
Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Awards
... PHILADELPHIA Reinforcing its commitment to supporting high-quality cancer research, the kirk
A. and Dorothy P. Landon Foundation have again partnered with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) to create two new funding opportunit...
Researchers at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System to study airway bypass treatment for emphysema
... this study because currently treatment options for the emphysema patients are very limited and many patients have a very poor quality of life, states kirk
Voelker, MD, principal investigator of the study at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. By creating new pathways for airflow with the airway bypass procedure...
CU-Boulder technology used to identify unexpected bacteria in cystic fibrosis patients
A paper on the subject was published the week of Dec. 3 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Co-authors on the study included kirk
Harris and Mary Ann De Groote of CU-Boulder's MCD biology department, Scott Sagel, Edith Zemanick, Robin Deterding and Frank Acurso of CU-Denver's Hea...
Planetary geoscience, paleontology, and more at GSA Annual Meeting in Denver next month
...re of the City of Denver." Other speakers include Colorado State Geologist Vince Matthews and Chief Curator of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science kirk
Groundwater Mining and Population Growth
Sunday, 27 October, 8:00 a.m...
Insect predation sheds light on food web recovery after the dinosaur extinction
...rom mass extinction," he added.
The researchers include Wilf; Conrad C. Labandeira, curator, fossil arthropods, the Smithsonian Institution; and kirk
R. Johnson, vice president for research and collections, and Beth Ellis, paleobotany researcher, Department of Earth Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature...
Kirk in Biological Technology
Digitas Health Expands Adding Two Key Locations
...gency. Serving as the lead marketing and creative executives in Boston are kirk
Williamson, SVP/Marketing and Michael Tiedemann, SVP/Creative, both of whom...r clients across the globe," said Kramer.
Leading marketing efforts, kirk
Williamson brings 18 years of consumer and healthcare marketing and general...
Follica Appoints Drug Development and Dermatology Veteran, William D. Ju, as Chief Executive Officer
...har, managing partner of PureTech Ventures, who was the Founding CEO of Follica. Dr. Ju will join existing Board members including Ms. Zohar, Mr. G. kirk
Raab, former CEO, Genentech, president and COO, Abbott and current chairman, Follica, Protalex, and Transcept, Dr. Kevin Bitterman, principal at Polar...
Energy, Biotechnology and Agribusiness Veterans Form SG Biofuels to Develop Jatropha as Low-Cost, Sustainable Oil
...iofuels , a San Diego, CA-based plant oil company specializing in the development of Jatropha as a low-cost, sustainably produced source of oil.
Haney , President and Chief Executive Officer, introduced the company at the 2009 National Biodiesel Conference and Expo in San Francisco, CA, where h...
Advance brings low-cost, bright LED lighting closer to reality
...e of it goes down and some goes up, and we want the light that goes down to bounce back up so we don't lose it," said Sands, the Mary Jo and Robert L. kirk
Director of the Birck Nanotechnology Center in Purdue's Discovery Park.
Ordinarily, zirconium nitride is unstable in the presence of silicon, meani...
Synovics Pharmaceuticals Announces Continued Growth of Customer Relationships
...ver-the-counter (OTC) private label or "store
"Kirk's new customers are the result of a successful ongoing total
effort by our overall kirk
operation working with our sales team to grow
our OTC private label business," stated Stephen Friedman, Kirk's acting Sr.
VP of Marketing and Sales. "...
BiPar Names Hoyoung Huh, M.D., Ph.D. President and Chief Executive Officer
...r through this period of
expansion and change, with a robust Phase 2 program underway with BSI-201,
a potential best-in-class cancer therapy," said G. kirk
Raab, chairman of
BiPar, who had served as acting CEO prior to Dr. Huh's appointment. "His
business development experience is exceptional, and there i...
ArcMesa Educators Appoints Medical Advisor and Directors to CME Development Team
... and a host of other therapeutic-specific areas, Dr.
Eugene R. Tombler, Dr. kirk
Tacka, and Dr. Duke Duguay offer various
proficiencies that will fuel the n... analyses, conducting needs
assessments, and developing program proposals. kirk
Tacka, PhD, Assistant Medical Director, is a graduate of Syracuse
Daktronics to provide Camp Randall and Kohl Center with scoreboards, display systems
...ong the most sophisticated of any at NCAA facilities, and will add even more excitement for fans at Badger football, basketball and hockey games, said kirk
Simet, sports system sales manager of Daktronics.
The new Camp Randall Stadium scoreboard, to be located at the north end of the facility, will mea...
The birth of biotech: San Francisco, Boston, Geneva or Chicago?
...on of another Abbott colleague. In October 1980, he joined Salsers new company as the first CEO.
Interestingly, Abbott senior executives (including kirk
Raab, who later became the CEO at Genentech) tried unsuccessfully to retain him.
To hedge its bets, Abbott invested $5 million in the new company (...
Logicalis purchases Solution Technology for $90M
... companies will include two STI executives, Jeff Teeter, who will become general manager and executive vice president of the IBM-focused division, and kirk
Zaranti, will become senior vice president of sales of the IBM-focused division.
Logicalis expects to continue making acquisitions, purchasing add...