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BMP Sunstone Appoints Les R. Baledge to Board of Directors

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., April 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- BMP Sunstone Corporation (Nasdaq: BJGP ) ("BMP Sunstone" or the "Company") today announced the election of Les R. Baledge to its board of directors following the Company's annual shareholder meeting on Monday, April 27, 2009. ...

Premier of Split Estate at DocuWeeks 2009 to Call National Attention to Urban Drilling in New York and Los Angeles

Split Estate, a new documentary that tells the story of a David versus Goliath struggle raging in the West, joins the stellar line-up at the International Documentary Association's DocuWeeks 2009 with a theatrical release in New York City and in Los Angeles (August 7 - 13). The film will also air...

Sierra Tucson Recognizes Honorees at "Gratitude for Giving" Breakfast in Los Angeles

Sierra Tucson, celebrating 25 years of compassionate care and clinical excellence, will host their annual "Gratitude for Giving" Breakfast to honor professional clinicians in the Los Angeles area who dedicate their life work to recovery and treatment of addictions and mental/behavioral...

New Animal Book on Veterinary Medicine Features Patients That Don't Play by the Rules

"You Want me to Declaw What?" is a new animal book that takes a humorous look at the field of veterinary medicine. From a rampaging bull to an out-of-control chimpanzee and a goose named Gary Dr. Matt Toia has seen it all, and now he is sharing his experiences in a book of short storie...

U.S. To Tighten Sick Passenger, Quarantine Rules

Citing a need to protect Americans from bird flu and other diseases, the US health officials propose regulatory changes requiring airlines and shipping firms to hand over// passenger and crew lists on demand and expand how they report serious illnesses. The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Co...

The Beneficial Effects Of Fruits and Vegetables

Findings of a recent study suggest , eating fruits and vegetables won't reduce ones risk for cancer but could decrease // ones risk for heart disease . For the study researchers studied large-scale reports to determine if associations exist between the foods and cancer and heart disease. Researc...

Sensitive cough suffered by females

According to this new study it shows that women are more sensitive to stimuli that produce a cough.Researchers in the US investigated a group of 60 women and 30 men attending an outpatient clinic for chronic cough.// They had them inhale substances that cause a cough through a mouthpiece for one se...

Vaccine guards against shingles

A slight variation of a chicken pox vaccine gave good protection to those at high risk of shingles. The elder population, and those with impaired immunity because of cancer, have a high rate of shingles a viral infection caused by the same virus that gives rise to chicken pox. //Most people recover...

Arthroscopy for Ankles

A surgical procedure widely used on knees can also repair damaged ankles claim the researchers. Arthroscopy may be the best known for repairing knee injuries, but it is also a valuable method for treating ankles.// As it is a minimally invasive surgical technique it is being applied in new wa...

Microsoft to Showcase Clinical Trial Solutions From Discovery to Approvals at Drug Information Association's 2009 Annual Meeting

...go, CA 92101 Who: -- Michael Naimoli, U.S. life sciences industry solutions director at Microsoft -- les Jordan, U.S. life sciences industry chief technology strategist at Microsoft More Info: http://www.microsoft.com/pres...

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Pharmacyclics announces Global Strategic Alliance with Les Laboratoires Servier

Pharmacyclics to maintain all US Rights Conference Call to discuss the company's third quarter financial results is scheduled for April 23, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. EDT (8:00 a.m. PDT). SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCYC ) today announced...

PTC Therapeutics Completes Enrollment of Pivotal Trial in Muscular Dystrophy

... Muscular Dystrophy Association ( www.mdausa.org ), Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy ( www.parentprojectmd.org ) and the Association Francaise contre les Myopathies ( www.afm-france.org ). About Ataluren (PTC124(TM)) Ataluren is an orally delivered, investigational new drug discovered by PTC Th...

Isogen Launches Major New Facility to Address Global Biopharma Demand

... will help our customers address major industry dynamics that are reshaping the face and complexity of sterile clinical trials materials supply," said les Edwards, CEO, Isogen. "Regulators in the U.S. and Europe increasingly require sterile clinical trials supplies to be manufactured in accordance with c...

Takeda's Investigational PPI TAK-390MR Demonstrated Higher Healing Rates Compared to Lansoprazole as the Severity of Erosive Esophagitis Grade Increased, a New Integrated Analysis Showed

..., does not close properly. This valve opens to allow food and liquids to enter the stomach and closes to keep acid and food in the stomach. When the les does not close as tightly as it should, or relaxes too often, it can allow stomach contents to enter the esophagus repeatedly. The stomach is better e...

Hope for Progeria - Successfully Validated on Mice, a Treatment Could Soon be Tested on Children

...jected clinical protocol, this work - published in the review Nature Medicine - has received the financial backing of the Association Francaise contre les Myopathies (Muscular Dystrophy Association) thanks to French Telethon donations. The treatment recently validated in mice is based on a combination ...

Molecular Science Could Further Improve Leukemia Survival, Say St. Jude Researchers

...ease toxicity," Pui said. "That way, we don't over treat low-risk patients or under treat high-risk patients." Other authors of this paper include les Robison (St. Jude) and A. Thomas Look (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston). This work was supported in part by grants...

Pharmacopeia Initiates Second Phase 2 Hypertension Study with PS433540 (DARA)

...gress. This is our second Phase 2 study of PS433540 in hypertensive patients to provide key indications of the compound's therapeutic potential," said les Browne, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Pharmacopeia. "We look forward to the completion of this study by the end of 2008 as well as t...

Pharmacopeia Completes Enrollment in Phase 2 Hypertension Study with PS433540 (DARA)

...development timeline, but we have now completed enrollment in the study with the expectation of reporting results in the second quarter of 2008," said les Browne, Ph.D., Pharmacopeia's President and Chief Executive Officer. "As this is the first PS433540 study to include hypertensive patients, we are ple...

Pharmacopeia Nominates Novel Chemokine Receptor Antagonist for Development

...engthens Pharmacopeia's internal pipeline with a wholly-owned development candidate with the potential to address significant therapeutic needs," said les Browne, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Pharmacopeia. "We believe this nomination is a testament to our drug discovery expertise which...

AHF Seeks White House Clarification After Press Room Flap Over CDC's HIV Numbers

...ation from the White House regarding a press briefing late last week during which Deputy Press Secretary Dana Perino had a curt exchange with reporter les Kingsolving over questions he tried to pose regarding the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and its latest US HIV data. Kingsolving, from the ultra-co...

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A global model for the origin of species independent of geographical isolation

...rgence as members fill different roles in an ecosystem. In a new study, "Global patterns of speciation and diversity," just published in Nature , les Kaufman, Boston University professor of biology and associate director of the BU Marine Program along with a team of researchers from The New England ...

Duke, Harvard researchers to monitor bonobo reintroduction

...herine Workman will be leading the post-release monitoring this summer in the Congo. The bonobo release will be conducted by Congolese organization les Amis des Bonobos du Congo (Friends of Bonobos in Congo, ABC) which runs Lola ya Bonobo, the world's only bonobo sanctuary in the Democratic Republic o...

Breaking the ties that bind: New hope for biomass fuels

...ss or corn husks into a sweet source of biofuels. Working with researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centre de Recherches sur les Macromolcules Vgtales in France, Los Alamos researcher Paul Langan used neutrons to probe the crystalline structure of highly crystalline cellulose, m...

The physics of star-forming clouds and the urban environment

...-eddy simulation," or LES. However since the first les was done nearly two decades ago, it has been found...errors, and he will discuss a "framework" in which les can be developed to improve the les process of atmospheric modeling. http://meetings...

Bottom trawling impacts, clearly visible from space

...nclude Dr. Elliott Norse, President of Marine Conservation Biology Institute in Bellevue WA; John Amos, President of SkyTruth in Shepherdstown WV, Dr. les Watling, Professor of Zoology at the University of Hawaii in Manoa HI; and Susanna Fuller, Ph.D. Candidate in Biology at Dalhousie University, Halifax...

Crew oxygen for ISS loaded on Jules Verne

...lding at Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Teams from Astrium sites in Bremen, Lampoldshausen (Germany), Stevenage (United Kingdom) and les Mureaux (France) are in charge of these time-consuming and delicate operations. Wearing special protective suits, the teams work in three shifts. Spec...

Secure Services Corp. Achieves Milestone in United States Identity Protection with the Launch of the SSC SHAPE Card Management Solution

...can be confident that their health care information is secure and available only to those medical providers or others to whom they grant access," said les Keepper, Jr., "We can provide this same security and role-based access to non-health care related applications as well," Keepper continued. Key featu...

October Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...anges in coral-reef structure through the Miocene in the Mediterranean province: Adaptive versus environmental influence Luis Pomar, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Ciencies de la Terra, Ctra. Valldemossa, km 7.5, Palma de Mallorca, Baleares/Espaa E-07122, Spain; and Pamela Hallock, University of So...

2 French scientists win European award for communication

...ople in the inner city of Marseille on infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and STD. Following its success, he established an innovative project named les Apprentis-Chercheurs novice researchers, an action of Larbre des connaissances - the tree of knowledge, an association he founded. This project colla...

Variations in detoxifying genes linked to Lou Gehrig's disease

...cular targets for specific treatments. The study was published in the August 22 online issue (available now) of the journal Neurology. Siddique is les Turner ALS Foundation/Herbert C. Wenske Professor, Davee Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurosciences, professor of cell and molecular biology a...

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Campbell Alliance Business Development Practice to Moderate Two Workshops at LES Annual Meeting in Vancouver

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Campbell Alliance, the leading management consulting firm specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, today announced that Ben Bonifant, Vice President of the firm's Business Development (BD) practice, will moderate two workshops at t...

ImmunoVaccine Technologies Collaborates with Defence Research & Development Canada to Strengthen Canada's Ability to Deal with Biological Threats

...of IVT's DepoVax(TM) vaccine formulation to anthrax antigens to explore new methods to prevent, prepare for, and respond to biological threats. "Dr. les Nagata and his research team at DRDC are leaders in developing vaccines to fight deadly microbial pathogens and we look forward to this collaboration,...

FDA Approves KAPIDEX(TM) (Dexlansoprazole) delayed release capsules for the Treatment of GERD

...does not work properly. This valve opens to allow food and liquids to enter the stomach and closes to keep acid and food in the stomach. When the les does not close as tightly as it should, or relaxes too often, it can cause stomach contents to get into the esophagus repeatedly. The stomach is bette...

Japanese Cancer Association and Debiopharm Honour Japanese Research

...rd" designed to mentor and motivate young innovative European researchers in the field of life sciences, and in June, the "Prix Debiopharm Valais pour les Sciences de la Vie" aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship in the life sciences and technology sectors in the canton of Valais. About Debiopharm Grou...

Leslie J. Browne Resigns as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pharmacopeia, Inc.

...erim basis until a successor is appointed. A search will be undertaken to identify a successor. Dr. Mollica stated, "We appreciate the contributions les has made to the progress of the company since 2004 and wish him well. Pharmacopeia will build on its efforts in the development of pharmaceutical prod...

Pharmacopeia to Receive $5 Million Payment from GlaxoSmithKline

...llaboration model at GSK." "The exceptional productivity of the alliance so far reflects how well its goals fit with Pharmacopeia's strengths," said les Browne, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Pharmacopeia. "We expect the excellent progress to continue as we focus on moving candidates t...

Pharmacopeia Announces Management Team Changes

... has facilitated the successful transformation of Pharmacopeia into a clinical stage development company by helping to build our broad pipeline," said les Browne, Ph.D., Pharmacopeia's President and Chief Executive Officer. "While we are saddened to see him leave his day-to-day position, we are very plea...

Affymax(R) and Takeda Recognized for Innovative Global Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Hematide(TM) for Anemia

... commercialize Affymax's lead product candidate, Hematide(TM), for the treatment of anemia. The Affymax and Takeda collaboration was recognized by the les as one of the most notable deals in the healthcare industry sector in the last year. The 2007 Deal of Distinction Award recognizes worthy transaction...

Dane County mapping software updated, available to public

...lsen said, and property lines are updated monthly a figure the county would like to improve, but which is already much better than many systems. les Chappell contributed to this report ...

Wisconsin introduces new state IT plan

...le detail on whats going on and whats going to happen. - Mike Klein is WTNs editorial director and can be reached at mike@wistechnology.com . les Chappell, a staff writer for WTN, can be reached at les@wistechnology.com ....

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...; The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs 1844 – Geological Observations of Volcanic Islands Observations Geologiques sur les Iles Volcaniques (French) 1846 – Geological Observations on South America 1849 – 'Geology' from A Manual of scientific...
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