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NATB Announces Partnership With Ronald McDonald House Charities(R)

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 7 / PRNewswire / -- Today, Ronald McDonald House Charities ((R)) (RMHC ((R)) ) announced a multi-year partnership with the National Association of Ticket Brokers (NATB) that includes ticket donations to select Ronald McDonald House Charities in the United St...

Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) (RMHC(R)) and McDonald's(R) Seek Inspiring Stories Through New 'Share.Give.Hope.' Campaign

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-five years ago, the first Ronald McDonald House(R) opened its doors in Philadelphia to provide a "home away from home" for families with seriously ill children. Today, McDonald's(R) and Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) (RMHC(R)) kick-off an annivers...

St. Christopher's Foundation for Children Ronald McDonald Care Mobile(R) Dental Program to be Celebrated at Foundation's Apple Blossom Ball

PHILADELPHIA, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Christopher's Foundation for Children (SCFC) will celebrate the Foundation's Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Dental Program during the fifth annual Apple Blossom Ball fundraiser on May 14, 2009. Since its inception in 2001, the Foundation's dental program has p...

Ned Milenkovich Joins McDonald Hopkins Law Firm as a Member in Chicago Office

CHICAGO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ned Milenkovich has joined the Chicago office of McDonald Hopkins LLC as a Member in the firm's national Healthcare Practice where he will continue his work as a drug and pharmacy attorney. Milenkovich adds to the depth of McDonald Hopkins' large and diverse heal...

Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) Makes it Easy for Supporters to Give Back Through Its '30 Ways in 30 Days' Campaign

Charity Helps the Public Take Action During Volunteer Month and Year Round OAK BROOK, Ill., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Volunteer Month, Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) (RMHC(R)) is encouraging people to give back to their communities through the Charity's "30 Ways i...

Subaru of America Donates New Outback to Aid Ronald McDonald House Families

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. has donated a new 2009 Subaru Outback Special Edition to the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of Southern New Jersey, located in Camden. The All-Wheel Drive Outback, valued at approximately $26,000, will be used to transport RMH famil...

Elephant Ensemble Theater Launches New Tour at the Ronald McDonald House in Long Island

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elephant Ensemble Theater, a company that brings free performances to children in NYC hospitals, will launch their 2009 tour of The Pirate & the Squid at Long Island's Ronald McDonald House on March 9th. The Ronald McDonald House of Lon...

Silverman, McDonald & Friedman Opens New Office in New Castle to Serve Legal Needs of Delaware Families

Full-service civil law firm with focus on personal injury, workers comp and estate planning expands with second office in state, also adds new attorney in Wilmington office Wilmington, Del. (Lexis Nexis) January 6, 2009 -- Silverman, McDonald & Friedman, one of the ...

PR Newswire Provides Grant to Ronald McDonald House and Habitat for Humanity in Cleveland

Cleveland-Based PR Newswire Staff Volunteer Time As Part of the Company's 'Doing Well by Doing Good' Initiative CLEVELAND, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland and the Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity, two non-profit organizations serving the Cleveland community, ...

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Bids a Holiday Goodbye to Longest Residents

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than two-and-a-half years, Ronald McDonald House at Stanford is saying goodbye to its longest continuous residents, Shawn Stockwell and his family from Eagle River, AK. Shawn's mother, Trista, summed up the families' elation saying, "...

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McDonald in Medical Technology

ARVO, AOS: Large Study of Lacrisert(R) Dry Eye Insert;

...Life" (Marguerite McDonald, Gerard D'Aversa, Henry Perry, John Wittpenn and Eric Donnenfeld for the LAC-07-01 Study Group, Saturday, May 16). Dr. mcdonald reports that patients experienced significant improvements in discomfort, burning, dryness, grittiness, stinging, and light sensitivity ( P < 0.00...

Two-Year Phase III Data Presented at AAN 61st Annual Meeting Show Positive Outcome of Cladribine Tablets in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

..., randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, international trial. It randomized 1,326 patients with relapsing-remitting MS according to the revised mcdonald criteria2. Study participants were randomized to one of three different treatment groups consisting of two different dose regimens of Cladribine Table...

Reprogrammable Cell Type Depends on a Single Gene to Keep Its Identity

...r said. Other authors of this article include Nicole C. Johnson, Miriam E. Dillard and Sharon L. Frase (St. Jude); Peter Baluk and Donald M. mcdonald ( University of California, San Francisco ); and Natasha L. Harvey (The Hanson Institute, Adelaide, Australia). This work was supported in pa...

Presbyterian Hospital Dallas Starts Advanced Breast-Cancer Risk-Assessment Program

...y were at higher-than-normal risk for the disease," program director Daphne mcdonald said. "While all women are at risk for breast cancer, women at high-risk ne...omen the tools to address those risks." For more information, call Daphne mcdonald at 214-345-7374. Risk-assessment services are also available at Harris Meth...

APTA Supports Surgeon General's 'Call to Action' to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

...avel: what's the quantitative risk? A literature review. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2006;31:187-99. 2) Scurr JH, Machin SJ, Bailey-King S, Mackie IJ, mcdonald S, Smith PD. Frequency and prevention of symptomless deep-vein thrombosis in long-haul flights: a randomised trial. Lancet. 2001;357:1485-9. ...

Five-Year Data Confirm That Early Treatment with Betaseron(R) at First Sign of Disease Can Delay Progression to MS

...m the trial showed that early initiation of Betaseron treatment in patients with the earliest signs of the disease delayed the progression to CDMS and mcdonald MS, and improved cognitive function as measured by PASAT. The multi-center trial was conducted at 98 sites in 20 countries and included patients pre...

Merck Serono Announces Initiation of the ORACLE MS Trial to Evaluate Cladribine Tablets in Patients at Risk of Developing Multiple Sclerosis

...o treatment cycles are administered to all patient groups. The primary endpoint of the ORACLE MS trial is time to conversion to MS, according to the mcdonald criteria. Other endpoints include time to conversion to clinically definite MS according to the Poser criteria (the main secondary endpoint), assessme...

Merck Serono Completes Enrollment in the REFLEX Trial of Rebif(R) in Patients at Risk of Developing Multiple Sclerosis

...bel treatment with Rebif(R) 44 micrograms three times a week. The primary endpoint of the REFLEX trial is time to conversion to MS, according to the mcdonald criteria. Further endpoints include time to conversion to clinically definite MS (the main secondary endpoint), assessments of MRI brain scans, clinic...
McDonald in Medical Dictionary

Facial trauma

...ment of diseases, injuries and ... Shop Barnes & Noble for " Facial Trauma " by Seth Thaller (Editor), Seth R. Thaller (Editor), W. Scott mcdonald (Editor). Find a wide selection of Surgery books to... ... and uniquely qualified to manage and treat Facial Trauma . ... of the Maxillofacial ...
McDonald in Biological News

Old McDonald had a phytochemical

UVALDE Forget the moo-moo here and quack-quack there. Farmers may find phytochemicals to be the barnyard bonanza. And water may be the drop in the bucket that cashes in on the tug-o-war between urban and rural interests, according to research by the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station. Th...

Cancer: The cost of being smarter than chimps?

...n Cancer Institute, for a while. Now, after an initial study, it seems that mcdonald is on to something. The new study is available online in the journal Medic...ion studies including data that were not used in the original analyses." mcdonald and his graduate students, Gaurav Arora and Nalini Polivarapu, compared chi...

Gene thought to assist chemo may help cancer thrive

...urns on the killing mechanism for the cells that were damaged by chemo. But mcdonald points out that p53 can also help repair damaged cells. If p53 is repairing... chemotherapy may substantially improve patients' long-term survival." mcdonald and colleagues are continuing to test their theory by conducting studies in...

Picky female frogs drive evolution of new species in less than 8,000 years

...kin, a graduate student at the University of Queensland in St. Lucia, Australia; and colleagues Megan Higgie of the University of Queensland and Keith mcdonald of the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, reported their findings in the Oct. 27 issue of Nature. The green-eyed tree frog, Litoria genimaculat...
McDonald in Biological Technology

Ellen McDonald Joins Regado Biosciences as Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Chief Business Officer

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc., announced today the appointment of Ellen McDonald to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Chief Business Officer, effective immediately. Ms. McDonald brings to Regado nearly 20 years of...

Life Science Leaders Discuss Strategies for Surviving the Financial Crisis at Yankee Public Relations Symposium

...stment market and regulatory tactics to maximize profitability. In a panel discussion of biotech executives from public and private companies, Ellen mcdonald , Regado Biosciences Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer noted how the changing climate has impacted the Basking Ridge-based company...

LASIK and Vision Correction Experts from Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Achieve Top Awards at ASCRS Meeting

...ies Dr. Steven Slade of Slade & Baker Vision Center and Dr. Jack Holladay of the Holladay LASIK Institute, Dr. Eric Donnenfeld and Dr. Margueritte mcdonald of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island in New York, and Dr. Kerry Solomon and Dr. James Salz, who are featured below.     Si...

Groundbreaking Research Begins for Pancreatic and Lung Cancers

...orking with John McDonald, PhD, Chair of the School of Biology at Georgia Tech , and based on the research strategies from the acclaimed work of Dr. mcdonald and Benedict Beningo, MD, with ovarian cancer patients, the current research is the first to focus on pancreatic cancer, accepted to be the most fatal...

Medarex and Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories Announce Primary Objective Achieved in Phase 2 Trial of Monoclonal Antibody Combination for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Associated Diarrhea (CDAD)

...d States, 1999-2004." Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2007; 13(9):1417-1419. (2) "Current Trends: Is the Epidemic Ongoing?" presentation (#3635) by LC mcdonald at 2008 ICAAC/IDSA. (3) McDonald, LC et al. "An epidemic, toxin gene-variant strain of Clostridium difficile." The New England Journal of Medicine. ...

CardiacAssist, Inc. Surpasses 1300 TandemHeart System Procedures

...idly in the cath lab or operating room, providing effective, reliable, temporary circulatory support for critically ill patients. Contact: Pamela mcdonald Marketing Assistant Ph: 412-963-7770 ext. 226 pmcdonald@cardiacassist.com ...

NYU Medical Center Changes Name to Honor Chairman of Board & Wife

... premier medical, cultural, and charitable institutions as a director and a trustee, including the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, the Ronald mcdonald House, and the Robin Hood Foundation. Mrs. Langone, a philanthropist in her own right, is extremely active in the nonprofit community. She serves on...

AEterna Zentaris Announces Changes to its Management Team

... has also resigned from the Company effective immediately. Management and the Board of Directors of AEterna Zentaris wish to thank Dr. Mazzo and Ms. mcdonald for their significant efforts on behalf of the Company and to recognize Dr. Mazzo's contribution to the Board of Directors. Mr. Ernst, Chairman of t...

Method to deliver molecules within embryonic stem cells improves differentiation

...nd synchrony of differentiation, said McDevitt. To examine the cells in more detail, McDevitt teamed with Georgia Tech School of Biology chair John mcdonald and research scientist Nathan Bowen to conduct microarray gene expression studies to determine cell phenotype. The results revealed enhanced expre...

Prestigious Scientific Leaders Join InterWest Advisory Committee

....E.E. at the University of California at Irvine. Professor John G. (Jack) mcdonald is the Stanford Investors Professor in the Graduate School of Business at S...ecurities Dealers (NASD), which operated the NASDAQ Stock Market. Professor mcdonald currently serves on the boards of mutual funds managed by Capital Research ...
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