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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 Communications (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 record. Ani...

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 clinician and...

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 kirk Campbell M.D. of University of Miami, Miami, FL Mira Krendel, Ph.D. of SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY Establishe...
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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 Universi...
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...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...
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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

...ion. 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. CONTACTS: kirk Schanze, Ph.D. University of Florida Gainesville, Florida 32611-7200 Pho...

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. T...

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 Johnson. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007AM/finalprogram/session_19747.htm . 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...
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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. kirk 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 brand" drugs. "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 Universit...

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...
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