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Cardiome Achieves Milestone From Collaboration With Merck Co., Inc.

NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM VANCOUVER, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME / TSX: COM) today announced that it has earned a US$15 million milestone payment from its collaboration with Merck Co., Inc., through an affiliate. The milestone was triggered by th...

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Receives Milestone Payment From Biogen Idec

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNSS ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new oncology therapeutics for the treatment of solid and hematologic cancers, today announced that it has ...

Volcano Achieves Major Milestone in Japan Direct Sales Initiative With Signing of Termination Agreement With Goodman

SAN DIEGO, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC ), a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of products for the diagnosis of coronary and peripheral artery disease, said today it has signed a termination agreement with its largest distributor in Japan, G...

DaVita's Award-Winning Training Program for New Teammates Reaches Milestone With 100th DaVita Academy in Baltimore, Maryland

BALTIMORE, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today opened its 100th DaVita Academy - the company's award-winning, leadership development and cultural orientation program for...

BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive Hits 500,000 Procedure Milestone Worldwide, Company Data Indicates

ATLANTA, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc., (NYSE: CRY ) an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, today announced that, according to company data, CryoLife's BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive has been used in more than 500,000 surgical proc...

BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company; NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, and FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), a Swiss foundation that develops, evaluates and accelerates the implementation of new diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases, today announced a ...

A Milestone of Opportunity for VNUS Medical Technologies

Over Half a Million Varicose Vein Patients Treated with VNUS Closure Procedure Worldwide SAN JOSE, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VNUS(R) Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNUS ), a worldwide leader in medical devices for the minimally invasive treatment of venous reflux disea...

Covidien announces milestone placement in remote respiratory monitoring

10,000th bed connected to Nellcor OxiNet III remote respiratory monitoring system Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced a key milestone in the continued growth and use of the OxiNet III remote respiratory monitoring system in U.S. hospitals...

Concentric Medical Announces Enrollment Milestone for Merci Registry

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in acute ischemic stroke intervention, today announced the enrollment of the 500th patient in its Merci Registry, a real-world, international, post-market study of its innovative product, the Merci Retrieval ...

New research confirms milestone study on blood pressure meds

New research supports the findings of a landmark drug comparison study published in 2002 in which a diuretic drug or "water pill" outperformed other medications for high blood pressure. A scientific team including investigators from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston reports ...
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Sangamo BioSciences Announces Achievement of Key Milestone in Cell Engineering Agreement With Genentech

RICHMOND, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) today announced that a key research milestone has been achieved in its Research and License Agreement with Genentech, Inc., a wholly-owned member of the Roche Group, for the generation of cell lines wit...

EUCODIS Bioscience Achieves Development Milestone in Second Collaboration With Lohmann Animal Health

VIENNA, Austria, and CUXHAVEN, Germany, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- EUCODIS Bioscience, a company developing, manufacturing, and marketing enzymes and other proteins for the chemical industry, announced today that it has achieved an important milestone in the development of an undisclosed protein ...

PAREXEL Reaches Milestone in Management of Oncology Trials Over Last Five Years Involving 175,000 Patients Worldwide

BOSTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced it has reached a milestone in managing oncology-based clinical trials over the last five years, which have involved over 175,000 patie...

Terumo Heart, Inc. Reaches Clinical Milestone as the 100th Patient Worldwide Receives the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terumo Heart Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, today announced reaching a critical milestone in the worldwide expansion of its DuraHeart(TM) Left-Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) as the 100th patient was treated by Latif Aruso...

Premier Research Announces Milestone Investigational New Drug Application

PHILADELPHIA, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Research Group Limited, the international pharmaceutical services company, is pleased to announce that it has submitted an Investigational New Drug Application which represents the 50th IND under management. The milestone IND was submitted to the FDA's...

Micromet Receives Milestone Payment for Filing of the First Clinical Trial Application for MT203

BETHESDA, Md., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, today announced the filing of the first clinical trial application (CTA) in Eur...

Pharmaxis Announces Milestone in Phase III Trial for Cystic Fibrosis

SYDNEY, March 31 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaceutical company Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL ) today announced completion of the first component of its Phase III international trial assessing the effectiveness of Bronchitol in people with cystic fibrosis. The final subject...

Semafore Achieves a Preclinical Milestone with SF2626, a PI3K-MEK Dual Pathway Kinase Inhibitor

INDIANAPOLIS, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Semafore Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it has achieved proof of concept in its CRIMP (Control Resulting from Inhibiting Multiple Pathways) kinase platform by designing a small molecule that was demonstrated to inhibit members of both the PI3K (Ph...

Premier Research Announces Milestone New Drug Application

PHILADELPHIA, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Research Group Limited, the international pharmaceutical services group, is pleased to announce its role in the submission of the New Drug Application for Acurox(R) (Oxycodone HCl/niacin) Tablets for the sponsor, Acura Pharmaceuticals. Premier Research...

Bone Biologics Announces Significant Milestone for Spinal Fusion Surgery Using Recombinant Protein and Demineralized Bone Matrix

Primate trials validate efficacy of the process THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Bone Biologics, Inc. announced today that it has successfully completed the initial primate trials validating the efficacy of the proprietary bone growth regeneration UCB-1 (NELL-1) protein in spina...
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VISULAS YAG III Laser Capsulotomy Systems

Description:...(post-cataract therapy) and iridotomy. However, the YAG laser is also used for trabeculotomy, anterior capsulotomy and for IOL polishing. It's another milestone in the development of state-of-the-art, practice-oriented ophthalmic laser systems for photodisruption....
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
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NeuroArm

...years leading a team of Canadian scientists, in cooperation with MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates to design and build a machine “that represents a milestone in medical technology.” [2] NeuroArm was unveiled on April 17, 2007 in Calgary . References ^ a b c ...
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Systemic

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Kidney transplant

...ery takes about 3 hours. ... The kidney transplant program emphasizes living donor kidney transplants . ... Mayo Clinic in Arizona Reaches milestone with 1,000 Kidney Transplants ... Kidney Transplant Surgery ... The kidney transplant procedure is performed at the USC ... The Kidne...
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ExcellGene and Khner achieved milestone in development of novel 250 Liter mammalian cell culture bioreactors

May 12, 2009 / b3c newswire / - ExcellGene SA, Monthey and Adolf Kühner AG, Birsfelden announce today that they achieved an important milestone in the development of a revolutionary cell culture technology for scale up and manufacturing from suspension cultured mammalian cells. As part of a...

Missouri Botanical Garden mounts milestone 6 millionth herbarium specimen

(ST. LOUIS): The Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis operates one of the largest and fastest growing herbaria in the world, and the second largest in the western hemisphere. With the addition of a specimen of Anthurium centimillesimum, a gigantic new aroid species from Ecuador, the Garden's p...

A gentle touch for better control, a quantum mechanical con, and milestone PRL papers

The Particle Whisperers G. Volpe, S. Perrone, J. M. Rubi, and D. Petrov Physical Review E (forthcoming) As many parents know, it's often easier to keep your kids under control by exerting less authority rather than more. A child who fidgets uncontrollably in a confining booster seat, for ...

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

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Secure Services Corp. (SSC), a leader in developing unique solutions for secure information and communication has achieved a milestone within the United States. SSC has successfully integrated their Secure Health and Privacy Environment (SHAPE) Smart...

A new milestone in the GMES Space Component Program successfully achieved

Yesterday ESAs Member States participating in the GMES Programme approved the transition to Phase-2 of Segment 1 of the GMES Space Component Programme. Oversubscription of the programme by the ESA Council at ministerial level in 2005 was confirmed, with oversubscription to phase 2 of 116%, givi...

Cloned mice created from fully differentiated cells, a milestone in cloning research

New research dismisses the notion that adult stem cells are necessary for successful animal cloning, proving instead that cells that have completely evolved to a specific type not only can be used for cloning purposes, but they may be a better and more efficient starting point. As proof, researcher...

Scientists report first remote, underwater detection of harmful algae, toxins

...xin below the ocean's surface. The achievement was recently reported in the June issue of Oceanography . This achievement represents a significant milestone in NOAA's effort to monitor the type and toxicity of harmful algal blooms (HABs). HABs are considered to be increasing not only in their global distri...

Reintroduced Chinese alligators now multiplying in the wild in China

...erare the offspring of a group of alligators that includes animals from the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo. The baby alligators represent a milestone for the 10-year effort to reintroduce the Chinese alligator on Chongming Island, located at the mouth of China's Yangtze River. The announcement wa...

Novel handheld device detects anthrax with outstanding accuracy and reliability

... but were waiting for positive direct anthrax testing results before proceeding. Dr. Rudge added, "Achieving these results represents a significant milestone and positions Veritide as the first company to offer proven technology capable of accurately and reliably detecting lethal anthrax spores, and to do s...

'Shock and kill' research gives new hope for HIV-1 eradication

... so-called 'shock and kill' technique, described in a preclinical study in BioMed Central's open access journal Retrovirology , might represent a new milestone along the way to the discovery of a cure for HIV/AIDS. Dr. Enrico Garaci, president of the Istituto Superiore di Sanit (the Italian Institute of H...
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Significant Milestone Marks the Beginning of FDA-Authorized Breast Cancer Trial

TAMPA, Fla., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Immunologics, Inc. (QI), a Tampa, Florida company focusing on the research and development of cancer immunotherapies, announces that the first patient in its breast cancer trial has begun to receive its dendritic cell therapy. QI is...

OncologyRx Care Advantage(TM) Specialty Pharmacy Passes $15 Million Milestone in Patient Financial Assistance

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc . today announced that OncologyRx Care Advantage(TM) , its national oral oncology specialty pharmacy service, has exceeded the $15 million mark and has assisted more than 3,300 patients in obtaining external support for drug co-...

A Worldwide Milestone in Cell Analysis - 40 Years of Flow Cytometry

GORLITZ, Germany, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- 2009 is the year of the 40th anniversary since the introduction of the worldwide first fluorescence based flow cytometer - the ICP 11. Today, the German biotechnology company celebrates this anniversary at the Saxonian State Vineyard Castle Wack...

BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB

Price reductions for liquid culture tests will accelerate access to improved TB diagnostics SEATTLE, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company; NYSE: BDX ), a leading global medical technology company, and FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), a Swiss f...

Oclaro(TM) Hits Milestone With Clarity(TM) Fluorescence Filters

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR ) has announced the shipment of its 200,000th Fluorescence Filter for biomedical and analytical instrumentation markets. Oclaro filters are used by leading companies in a wide range of biomedical and analytical applic...

University of Texas 'Picosatellite' to be launched from space shuttle to begin milestone mission

AUSTIN, TexasIn an initial step toward the first successful rendezvous and docking of very small satellites without human control, a pair of miniature "picosatellites" built by University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University engineering students will be launched into orbit this month from S...

Pepscan Achieves First Milestone in Research Collaboration With Genmab

LELYSTAD, The Netherlands, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepscan Therapeutics (Pepscan) today announced that it has earned a milestone payment from Genmab A/S. The milestone payment arises from an ongoing Research Collaboration aimed at identifying human antibodies against intractable targets. Peps...

Human Genome Sciences to Receive $9 Million Milestone Payment Related to GlaxoSmithKline Initiation of Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Syncria(R) in Type 2 Diabetes

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) today announced that GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK ) has initiated a Phase 3 clinical trial program to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Syncria (R) (albiglutide) in the long-term treatm...

CuraGen Reports Fourth Quarter 2008 Financial Results; Provides Milestone and Financial Guidance for First Half of 2009

BRANFORD, Conn., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CuraGen Corporation (Nasdaq: CRGN ), today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and calendar year of 2008 and provided milestone and financial guidance for the first half of 2009. During the three month period ended December...

Perceptive Informatics Reaches Key Milestone Marking 10 Million IVRS Interactions In Support of Clinical Trials

BOSTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perceptive Informatics (Perceptive), the industry's leading eClinical solutions provider and a subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), today announced that it has reached a key milestone, with 10 million calls placed through it...
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Eukaryote

...yngamy) and meiosis . There is considerable variation in this pattern, however. Origin and evolution The origin of the eukaryotic cell was a milestone in the evolution of life. Although eukaryotes use the same genetic code and metabolic processes as prokaryotes, their higher level of organizational c...
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Population

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Beta sheet

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