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Former Executive Director of the World Bank and CEO of OMERS Nominated as Directors for Biovail Corporation's Board of Directors

* Biovail Shareholders Asked to Support Two Independent Directors That are Not Tied to Management or to Eugene Melnyk * TORONTO, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Biovail Corporation (TSX, NYSE: BVF ) shareholders today are being mailed a proxy circular in advance of Biovail's annua...

Oscar Nominated Films Raise Polio Awareness

The Final Inch and Slumdog Millionaire show the challenges facing the polio eradication initiative EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astute Oscar-watchers are getting a short course in polio eradication this year, thanks to two nominated films that together...

Inventor of Ossur's Flex-foot nominated for European Inventor of the Year 2008

April 16, 2008 (Reykjavik, Iceland) Ossur, a trusted and global orthopaedics corporation and the developer of more scientifically advanced prosthetic innovations than any other company in the field, is pleased to announce that the inventor of its Flex-Foot, Van L. Phillips, has been nominated for...

Alexander M. Cutler Nominated for Election to DuPont Board of Directors

Masahisa Naitoh to Retire from DuPont Board WILMINGTON, Del., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD ) today announced that Alexander "Sandy" M. Cutler, chairman and CEO of Eaton Corporation, will be a nominee for election to its board of directors during the compan...

Locally Produced Health Series Nominated for Emmy in its First Year

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The locally developed and produced HealthSmart television series has been nominated for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award in its very first year on the air. The idea for the program was conceived by Capital BlueCross, the area's largest health insurer, as an i...

NCFAD Nominated As Reference Laboratory for Bird Flu and BSE

National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease (NCFAD) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is nominated as a reference laboratory by the world organization //for animal health for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad-cow disease and bird flu. The Winnipeg lab can now provide scientific and tech...

OpenMED Nominated For Stockholm Challenge 2006 Award

OpenMED, an open access Internet archive for research works on medical and allied sciences that is hosted by an Indian government body, has been nominated as a finalist for the prestigious Stockholm Challenge 2006 award. // Backed by the National Informatics Centre, OpenMED allows authors and...

Sao Paulo Hosts Second CPhI and P-MEC South America Pharma Events

...NA, Pro-Genericos, Alanac and Sindusfarma. They are joined this year by ASSOCIQUIM, Interfarma and CRF-SP. CPhI South America 2008 was recently nominated for the Best Trade Launch Show category in the Excellence Awards '09, organised by the UK trade body the Association of Event Organisers (AEO). ...

Detroit Physician Among 10 Finalists for J.H. Kanter Prize

...tate medical associations. Doctor Smitherman was nominated by MSMS and the Wayne County Medical Society of So...ast Michigan. These front-line physicians, nominated from across our nation, U.S. Territories and Milit...eed fortunate for all of us that the special souls nominated for the Kanter Prize chose the path of healing," s...

Plain White T's to Headline Lake Effect Benefit for Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care at Palmer House, Friday, August 28th

...he first 1,500 people. Tickets for the event, billed as Lake Effect - which include three bands, open bars and food stations, are just $75. Grammy nominated band and Villa Park natives the Plain White T's ( Hey There Delilah, 1, 2, 3, 4) are headlining the event. Lake Effect will raise mu...
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Pharmasset Reports Fiscal Year End 2008 Financial Results

...as been enrolled and preliminary results from this study are expected in first calendar half of 2009. PSI-7851 During 2008, Pharmasset nominated PSI-7851 as its lead, second generation nucleotide candidate for HCV. Preclinical data indicate that PSI-7851 could be up to 20 times more potent than...

Photos: SOS Children's Villages Observes World Orphan Week, October 5-11, 2008

...ldren. SOS offers a family-based model of care essential for the successful transition from childhood into adulthood. SOS Children's Villages has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 14 times and has received the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. For more information please visit http://www.sos-usa.org...

International Medical Corps Matched with Top 25 American Express Members Project, 'Saving the Lives of Malnourished Children'

...ts, 'Saving the Lives of Malnourished Children.' ( http://www.membersproject.com/project/view/OZH1P1 ) The project was chosen out of 1,190 submissions nominated by American Express card members. The five projects to receive the most votes by September 29 will vie for $2.5 million in funding. The five finalis...

Pharmasset Reports Financial Results for Quarter Ended June 30, 2008

...lfa-2a) plus Copegus(R) (ribavirin) in both genotype 1 treatment-naive patients and genotypes 2 and 3 treatment-experienced HCV patients. -- nominated PSI-7851 as a lead product candidate for the treatment of HCV. PSI-7851 is a proprietary nucleotide analogue polymerase inhibitor of HCV that ...

Silence Therapeutics Announces Board Changes

...andall had been involved in two other buy-ins and acted as adviser to both private and quoted companies between 1993 and 2000, in both the capacity as nominated adviser and in practice with KPMG. During this period, Mr. Randall (43) was involved in a number of flotations and transactions on the Official List, ...

Pharmasset Receives Notice of Allowance

...developed through Pharmasset's collaboration with Roche. PSI-7851 is a proprietary nucleotide analogue polymerase inhibitor of HCV that Pharmasset has nominated as a lead development candidate. "We are pleased that the USPTO has recognized our intellectual property rights in our growing pipeline of HCV nucle...

Pharmasset Nominates PSI-7851 as a Lead Development Candidate for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C

...oreign regulatory equivalent filing anticipated in 1Q 2009 - PRINCETON, N.J., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS ) has nominated PSI-7851 as a lead development candidate for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). PSI-7851 is a proprietary nucleotide analogue polymeras...

Memory Pharmaceuticals Highlights Progress with Key Programs at its R&D Day

...trating the compound's CNS activity in humans. In addition, the Company has nominated MEM 68626 as the lead development candidate from its 5-HT6 antagonist progr...future clinical trials. MEM 68626 - Lead 5-HT6 Antagonist MEM 68626 was nominated as the lead development candidate in the Company's 5-HT6 antagonist program...

Pharmasset Reports First Fiscal Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...ing preclinical studies of a proprietary anti-HCV nucleoside analog to support first-in-human clinical trials, once a lead compound has been nominated from the series. About Pharmasset Pharmasset is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing n...

Coley Pharmaceutical Group and Pfizer Nominate Additional Anti-Cancer Compound for Clinical Development

...ng a novel class of drug candidates known as TLR Therapeutics(TM), announced today that Pfizer Inc, its global collaborator in the area of cancer, has nominated a second TLR9 agonist compound discovered by Coley for future clinical development against cancers. This second generation drug candidate is expected ...
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Mount Sinai's Dr. Benjamin tenOever to be honored by White House

... the early stages of their research careers, the award comes with $500,000 in research funding over a five year span. The Department of Defense, which nominated Dr. tenOever, will match this amount, giving him $1 million for research over five years. Dr. tenOever's lab focuses on developing novel vaccine stra...

2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award

... genome sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He was nominated for the honor by the National Science Foundation, which supports his work. ...lict. Malik joined the Hutchinson Center faculty in 2003. Peters, who was nominated for the PECASE by the National Institutes of Health, which supports her wor...

American Journal of Botany named a top 10 most influential journal of the century

...y and medicine over the 100 years of the association's existence. The AJBpublished by the Botanical Society of America (BSA)competed in a field of 13 nominated journals of Botany and was recently selected as one of the top 100. This new honor is even more prestigious. Prof. Judy Jernstedt (Univ. of Califor...

Design input accelerates new technologies' route to market

...ies won their place through a competitive entry process. They are Nottingham, Aberdeen, Cambridge, Leeds, University College London and York. Each has nominated four fledgling technologies that will be supported by intensive design mentoring for 12 months. The 24 new technologies include innovations address...

'Father of green chemistry' Paul Anastas to head EPA research

... New Haven, Conn. President Obama has nominated Paul Anastas, Yale's Teresa and H. John Heinz III Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment, to lead the U.S. Environmental Protectio...

Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker awarded the Order of the Rising Sun

...so received the Order of the Rising Sun together with Professor Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker. Both of these representatives of the scientific community were nominated by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) one of the DFG's two partner organisations in Japan. Following the award ceremony of the Ord...

ABBTECH Staffing Services Certified by GSA as an HSPD-12 Managed Service Provider

...(also know as staff augmentation services). ABBTECH has a proven record of accomplishment with the commercial sector and US Government. ABBTECH was nominated as Small Business of the Year by the US Treasury Department. ABBTECH prides itself in their ability to provide customers flexible and quick staff aug...

ABBTECH Staffing Services Certified by GSA as an HSPD-12 Managed Service Provider

...(also know as staff augmentation services). ABBTECH has a proven record of accomplishment with the commercial sector and US Government. ABBTECH was nominated as Small Business of the Year by the US Treasury Department. ABBTECH prides itself in their ability to provide customers flexible and quick staff aug...

Two UT Southwestern researchers awarded Sloan fellowships

...ed in a wide variety of ways. "It was a bit of a surprise to me, because I thought they'd forgotten about me," said Dr. Kohler, who was originally nominated last year. Her research involves carbohydrates on cell surfaces, which interact with other cells and the environment in many tasks. These often-f...

UC San Diego senior named Churchill Scholar for extraordinary undergraduate research

...eded for graduate work in the life sciences. Biology professor Laurie Smith, the UC San Diego representative for the Churchill Scholarship program, nominated Juneja because she was impressed with his achievements and potential. "UC San Diego has its share of truly outstanding students in the sciences and en...
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Brown engineering professor wins prestigious White House award

...e now has, he is well positioned to develop an internationally recognized research program," Clifton said. Zia joins 40 young scientists nationwide nominated by the Department of Defense and chosen as winners in the PECASE competition. (Various federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, nominate...

SyntheMed Receives Frost & Sullivan Health Innovation Award Nomination

...on of anti-adhesion products, announced today that the company was recently nominated for the prestigious Frost & Sullivan Health Innovation Award in pediatrics. The company is among three nominated in this category by Frost & Sullivan medical device analysts in recogni...

TechNet Urges Swift U.S. Senate Approval of FCC Nominees Julius Genachowski and Robert McDowell

... Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and strongly urged the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee to approve their nominations. Mr. Genachowski has been nominated by President Obama for Chairman of the Commission and Mr. McDowell is being re-nominated for a post at the FCC he has held since 2006. "TechNet s...

The World's Leading IP Strategists Revealed

...et is focused on helping IP owners to increase the value of their rights portfolios. To qualify for listing in the IAM 250, individuals had to be nominated by at least three people who work in organisations unrelated to that of the potential nominee. Even then, this did not guarantee inclusion. Only those...

Amylin Announces Preliminary Tabulation of Annual Meeting Results

...ts two new independent nominees, Paul N. Clark and Paulo F. Costa. In addition, Dr. Kathleen Behrens and Dr. Alexander J. Denner, Director candidates nominated by Eastbourne Capital Management, L.L.C. and Carl Icahn, respectively, were also elected to the Board. Joseph C. Cook, Jr., Amylin's Chairman, and Ja...

Paragon Bioservices, Inc. Wins 2009 Lilly Global Supplier Award

...ality, excellence and superior customer service in the delivery of our work," said Dr. Marco A. Chacon, President and CEO of Paragon Bioservices. nominated by Lilly's Elanco affiliate, Paragon Bioservices was one of fifteen companies selected from among 6500 Lilly global suppliers. About Paragon Bio...

The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail Say Biovail Has Misled Shareholders

...he election of directors - the ability to vote for the eleven director nominees of their choice. - There are thirteen individuals being nominated in total for eleven places on the Board. The Concerned Shareholders are providing Biovail shareholders with the ability to choose the ...

SynCo Bio Partners Wins Best Contract Manufacturing Organization 2009 ViE Award

... is a recognition of the excellent work by SynCo's scientists and manufacturing staff on behalf of its clients over the last 9 years. SynCo was nominated by a panel of judges from the industry and selected over 5 other finalists in the Best CMO category, according to a wide range of criteria including: ...

Bio-IT World Announces the Winners of its 2009 Best Practices Awards Program

...pient of the Editors' Choice Award is AstraZeneca, nominated by BioWisdom, for their Safety Intelligence Progra... received honorable mentions: AstraZeneca nominated by Medidata Solutions Pathworks Diagnostics nominated by Univa UD Genentech...

DNA Software, Inc. Honored as One of the 2009 "Michigan 50 Companies to Watch"

...nversation from slow-growth, layoffs and closings, to companies that are expanding, hiring, and moving beyond traditional markets." Companies nominated for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch list must be second-stage companies and meet criteria for number of employees, sales revenue, and growth. In a...
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