VA and Louisiana State University Announce Site Selections for New Orleans Medical Center Projects
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a public event held today in New Orleans, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the State of Louisiana jointly announced the selection of adjacent downtown sites for construction of their replacement medical center projects. The two projects,...
Ochsner Health System, Surgical Information Systems Partner to Rebuild New Orleans Healthcare Infrastructure
ATLANTA, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For over a decade Ochsner Health System
has enjoyed a partnership with Surgical Information Systems (SIS) that has
resulted in improved patient care, cost savings and increased revenues for
Ochsner's surgical services. In recent years, the people of New Orleans
Video: Ochsner Medical Center 'Drives' Mobile P.E. Class to New Orleans Schools in Fight Against Child Obesity
NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- It's Back to School time again and
more schools are reducing or eliminating physical education programs in
lieu of academic curriculum. According to a national survey, nearly 22
percent of Black and Hispanic kids, ages four to 12, are overweight or
ACS Awarded $4 Million Contract to Provide Electronic Patient Records for City of New Orleans EMS
DALLAS, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Affiliated Computer Services,
Inc. (NYSE: ACS ) today announced a $4 million contract to provide
electronic patient records capture for the City of New Orleans
Medical Services (EMS) agency.
Under the terms of the five-year contract, ACS w...
OrthoSynetics(TM) Donates Body Armor to New Orleans Police Department
Metairie-Based Company Helps to Fill Law Enforcement Need
METAIRIE, La., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthoSynetics(TM), the largest
provider of business services to orthodontic and dental practices
worldwide, announced today that its Community Relations Committee has
donated body armor and a...
Celebrity Cook Paula Deen and Husband Michael Groover Bring Smithfield Foods' Helping Hungry Homes(TM) Tour To Feed New Orleans Families
NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Second Harvest Food Bank of
Greater New Orleans
and Acadiana today received more than 39,000 pounds of
meat to help feed local families, thanks to Smithfield Foods' 10-city
Helping Hungry Homes(TM) Across America tour, a hunger relief initiative
led by ...
Physics breakthroughs on tap at New Orleans conference
The March Meeting of American Physical Society will take place March 10-14, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana. More than 7,000 scientists are expected to be on hand. The principal topic areas will be condensed matter physics, industrial applications, new materials, chemical and biological physics, ...
Challenge Tops 1,040,000 lbs, National Tour Makes 14th Stop in New Orleans for Bayou Classic
Celebrity Fit Club expert/best-selling author Dr. Ian Smith brings free
national weight-loss initiative to Big Easy; Urges residents to give up
pounds at annual football classic, Greater St. Stephens Full Gospel Baptist Church
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/...
American Psychiatric Foundation Hosts a Benefit for New Orleans Mental Health Organizations as a Part of the Institute for Psychiatric Services Conference
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American
Psychiatric Foundation (APF) will host two events, Conversations and "A
Night for New Orleans", on Saturday, October 13, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at
the New Orleans
Marriott as a part of the Institute for Psychiatric
Services (IPS) ...
Renovated New Orleans Care Facility Reopens, Reuniting Residents and Staff
Trane helps provide new quarters for St. Margaret's Daughters' Home
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Residents and staff of
St. Margaret's Daughters' Home in New Orleans
will be reunited in a
temporary facility this month, two years after they evacuated in the wake
Orleans in Medical Technology
Isis Pharmaceuticals Announces Its Participation at the Upcoming
ACC 56th Annual Scientific Session in New Orleans and Its Live
Analyst/Investor Webcast Presentation
CARLSBAD, Calif., March 22, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis
Pharmaceuticals announces that results from three Phase 2 studies
of ISIS 301012, including effects of ISIS 301012 in homozygous
familial hypercholesterolemic (HoFH) patients, will be the subjects
of three upcoming presentations at th...
Isis Highlights New Data on Antisense Drugs to Treat Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity at ADA Scientific Sessions
... NEW orleans
and CARLSBAD, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals...g the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) 69th Scientific Sessions in New orleans
by Isis and its collaborators. Isis' scientists presented new preclinical ...
Study Shows GSK's Novel Diabetes Treatment SYNCRIA(R) (albiglutide) Improves Glucose Control and Reduces Weight
...d NEW ORLEANS, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Phase II data presented today at the American Diabetes Association 69th Scientific Sessions in New orleans
show that the investigational type 2 diabetes treatment Syncria(R) (albiglutide) significantly reduced blood glucose levels and provided weight loss a...
InteKrin Therapeutics to Present at the 2009 American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting
...day it will present Phase 2a clinical data for INT131, a Selective PPAR Modulator (SPPARM), at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting in New orleans
Saturday, June 6, 2009 during the "Novel Diabetes Therapies in Development in Humans" session at 4:00 pm CDT.
Dr. Alex DePaoli, Chief Medical Off...
Schering-Plough's Investigational Oral Thrombin Receptor Antagonist Meets Primary Endpoint in a Newly Published Study
...ose tested compared to standard of care alone. Preliminary results were presented in March 2007 at the American College of Cardiology/i2 Summit in New orleans
by David J. Moliterno, M.D., Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Medical Director of the Linda and Jac...
Portola Announces Data Showing Its Anti-Platelet Drug Inhibits Platelets in Clopidogrel (Plavix(R)) Non-Responders
... - Direct-Acting PRT060128 Provides Reversible, High-level Platelet Inhibition with Immediate Onset of Action -
and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ --
Portola Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative
drugs that provide...
VIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results of Phase 2 Studies of VIA-2291 in Patients With Serious Cardiovascular Disease
...n, and Reduced Inflammation-
- Webcast Conference Call to Discuss Results on Monday, November 10 at 8:30 a.m. ET-
and SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIA
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIAP ), a biotechnology company focused on
the development of ...
Valor Medical Reports Early Clinical Results of New Technology to Treat Cerebral Aneurysms
...e 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Charles Kerber, University of
California San Diego, reported today at the American Society of
Neuroradiology Conference in New orleans
the early results on the use of a
new technology, Neucrylate(TM), to treat cerebral aneurysms. Neucrylate is
a liquid embolic that has been developed ...
PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) for Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgery
... The results were
presented in a poster session at the American College of Obstetricians and
Gynecologists' (ACOG) 56th Annual Clinical Meeting in New orleans
investigator Dr. Paul Blumenthal, M.P.H., professor in the Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Pharmacopeia Announces Upcoming Late-Breaker Presentation of Phase 2a Results for Its First-in-Class Investigational DARA Compound, PS433540
...riday, May 16, 2008, 5:38 - 5:55 p.m. CDT (6:38 - 6:55 p.m. EDT) -- New orleans
Marriott, Acadia Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Poster presentation: -- "PS433540 ...r Discussion: 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. CDT (6:15 - 7:15 p.m. EDT) -- New orleans
Marriott, Le Galerie Ballroom, 2nd Floor
Orleans in Medical Dictionary
... cyclonic storms) including how they form, how they move, ... Article about Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 Atlantic hurricane that devastated New orleans
and much of the Gulf Coast. Covers the storm's development, resulting ... NASA.gov brings you images, videos and interactive features from the uni...
Orleans in Biological News
Did termites help Katrina destroy New Orleans floodwalls?
Lanham, MD; October 14, 2008Three years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, people still speculate over causes of the destruction of the city's floodwall system. A new article in the fall issue of American Entomologist (Vol. 54, No. 3) suggests that Formosan subterranean termites pla...
40 minority scientists receive travel fellowships to Experimental Biology 2009 in New Orleans
BETHESDA, Md (February 25, 2009) One of the nation's oldest and most respected non-profit science organizations will provide more than $68,000 in travel fellowships to underrepresented minority students and scientists to attend the Experimental Biology conference in New Orleans, April 18-22. The ...
Presidents of Iceland, Bangladesh to discuss global climate change in New Orleans
The debate on climate change is heating up and its far reaching impacts will be discussed in New Orleans
with two heads of state who are facing visible signs of climate change in their own countries -- Iceland and Bangladesh. What are they doing to slow it" How can their countries serve as models ...
CAST rolls out biofuel commentaries in New Orleans
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) will make three presentations in New Orleans
on Monday Nov. 5 as part of the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). The presentations i...
Salt marshes: A natural and unnatural history
... flood waters. In recent years, the world has begun to see the importance of wetlands. In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina produced a catastrophe in New orleans
in part because of the loss of tidal wetlands and in Sri Lanka in December 2004, the Indian Ocean tsunami caused much less devastation in areas where ...
LSUHSC's Bazan awarded ARRA grant to preserve vision
... New Orleans, LA Haydee Bazan, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology at LSU Health Sciences Center New orleans
School of Medicine, has been awarded a $710,000 grant over two years by the National Institutes of Health to advance her research on potential therape...
LSUHSC research helps link schizophrenia to specific DNA region
...aret Baier, MD, and Erich Conrad, MD, LSUHSC Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, as well as Sherri Chalona, completed the work while evacuated from New orleans
after Hurricane Katrina to LSUHSC's temporary campuses in Baton Rouge.
The research was supported by funding from the National Institute of Mental He...
LSUHSC's Kolls awarded $1.8 million to improve vaccine strategies for P. carinii pneumonia
... New Orleans, LA Jay K. Kolls, MD, Professor and Chairman of Genetics at LSU Health Sciences Center New orleans
School of Medicine, has been awarded $1.8 million over five years by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health...
Hurricane Katrina: Phone home
... Though New orleans
residents were told to evacuate days before the arrival of Hurricane Katrina, no one could have predicted the real extent of the devastation.
LSUHSC public health researcher finds reason for weight gain
... New Orleans, LA Liwei Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the LSU Health Sciences Center New orleans
School of Public Health, is the lead author of a research paper showing that weight gain and obesity are more linked to an increase in liquid calories...
Orleans in Biological Technology
125 Indevus Sales Representatives to Provide Community Service in New Orleans for Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative
Indevus encouraging other companies across the country to hold their events in New Orleans
and to bring their helping hearts and hands
LEXINGTON, Mass., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its
annual sales meeting being held in New Orleans
for the first time, Indevus
Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Upcoming Data Presentations at American Diabetes Association and Endocrine Society Annual Scientific Meetings
...e 5-9, 2009, and the 91st Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society (ENDO), June 10-13, 2009.
ADA : Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New orleans
Saturday, June 6: Embargo Lifts June 6 at 9:00 a.m. CT
Presenter: Thomas A. Wadden,...
Hospira Announces Plans to Integrate Symbiq(R) and EndoTool(R) Technologies
...tem is being demonstrated at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition in New orleans
through May 21.
"Unveiling the integrated Symbiq and EndoTool development effort illustrates Hospira's commitment to providing cutting-edge medic...
Ochsner and LSUHSC Partner to Provide Better Local Access to Comprehensive Cancer Care
...r Health System ( www.ochsner.org ) and LSU Health Sciences Center , New orleans
( www.lsuhsc.edu ) have announced a partnership to better serve the regio...ant milestone in the recovery of health care services for people in the New orleans
XIFIN Inc. CEO to Speak at Executive War College Conference
...iagnostic laboratories, announced today that XIFIN's CEO and Executive Chairman, Lale White, will speak at the Executive War College Conference in New orleans
on April 28th 2009. In attendance will be senior executives, laboratory administrators and pathologists from many of the nation's largest laboratory o...
New Discoveries on a Fingertip Test for Screening Silent Heart Disease Promising Results of Recent Clinical Studies to be Presented during the 2009 American College of Cardiology Conference, March 29th - April 1st in Orlando
...l win the VENDYS round-trip business class ticket to AHA 2009 (Annual Scientific Sessions of American Heart Association which will also be held in New orleans
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VIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Grant of New Patent on Lead Compound VIA-2291
...s, including heart attack and stroke.
"Our clinical trial results presented at the most recent meeting of the American Heart Association in New orleans
provides important evidence for VIA-2291's effect on reducing vascular inflammation. This patent is an important step in the commercial development o...
Malaria: New Treatment is Upcoming
...n only for three days and
facilitates the mutual protection of the two active ingredients against drug
The results presented in New orleans
come from a development program for
worldwide drug approval. The most important trials in the program were two
large phase III comparative clinical tr...
Unique New Initiative by World-Recognized Specialists in Heart Disease and Diabetes to Reduce Residual Vascular Risk Launched Today
... NEW orleans
and LOS ANGELES, November 10 /PRNewswire/ --
- Current Treatment Fails to Abolish Majority of Vascular Risk
- Residual Risk Reduction Initiative (...
Top Refractive Eye Surgeons Listed in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Make Solid Showing at Annual Alcon Symposium
...ons directory attended this meeting, of which 7 surgeons made presentations to their peers on a variety of topics.
Dr. Stephen Brint, in New orleans
of Brint Custom Vision , lectured about "Neuro Tracking", which helps the patient keep their eye steady during the laser treatment, which...
Orleans in Biological Dictionary
...nic mice can be made by using a ... A mouse receiving the transgene is referred to as a transgenic founder; its ... Tulane University in New orleans
offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in the liberal arts and ... Tulane Transgenic Mouse facility ... The Transgenic /Knoc...
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