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FRC Action's Tony Perkins Challenges Planned Parenthood President to Debate

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins re-issued his invitation to Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards to debate the question -- Does the President's health care reform plan include a mandate for abortion coverage a...

FRC's Tony Perkins Commends Pro-life Lawmakers Who Oppose Federal Funding of Abortion

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council ( FRC ) President Tony Perkins today applauded the strong stand of a group of pro-life lawmakers who at a news conference today on Capital Hill demonstrated that federal funding of abortion is contained in the cur...

Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers Adds Two Experienced Litigation Attorneys to Connecticut Team

One of fastest-growing personal injury law firms in Connecticut sets new standard in client service with 25-person case management team that stays in frequent contact with clients New Haven, Conn. (Lexis Nexis) May 20, 2009 -- Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers , a fast-g...

FRC's Tony Perkins Challenges Sebelius' Integrity, Deep Ties to Late-Term Abortionist George Tiller

WICHITA, Kan., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins today released the following statement at a news conference held across the street from infamous late-term abortionist Dr. George Tiller's clinic in Wichita, Kansas. (Logo: http://www....

Twins Pitcher Glen Perkins Kicks Off 7th Anniversary of Fitness Program in MPS

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 15,000 students at 53 Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) sites will participate in the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA) program sponsored by the General Mills Foundation, AchieveMpls and MPS. Richard Green Central Park Communit...

Heart Recipient Kelly Perkins Scales Half Dome to Support 'Exercise Your Heart. Share The Beat'

Event to celebrate the hope in transplantation and raise awareness of the need for organ and tissue donations LOS ANGELES, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The James Redford Institute for Transplant Awareness (JRI) and world-renowned mountain climber and heart transplant reci...

Elekta and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Sign Strategic Multi-Center Radiation Therapy Systems Agreement

ATLANTA, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta, a world class leader in advanced radiation therapy and radiosurgery, has been selected to supply multiple Elekta Synergy(R) digital linear accelerator systems to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center over the next few years. The new Elekta Synergy systems wi...

Breathe Technologies, Inc. Closes on $15 Million in Venture Funding Led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

FREMONT, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe Technologies, Inc., which is developing innovative, patient-friendly medical devices to treat respiratory problems associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, and influenza announced today that it has closed o...

Emageon Names Chris E. Perkins as Chief Operating Officer

Seasoned Healthcare Industry Executive Adds Depth to Management Team BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emageon Inc. (Nasdaq: EMAG ), a leader in enterprise medical information technology systems for hospitals and health care networks, announced today that Chris E. Perkins ...

White House Launches 'Fishy' Expedition

...intimidate and silence opponents?' asks FRC's Tony perkins WASHINGTON,Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/..., Family Research Council ( FRC ) President Tony perkins denounced the White House's appeal for individual... ) Family Research Council President Tony perkins had this to say : "I guess President Obama ...
Perkins in Medical Technology

Landmark Research Study is Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

... the onset of disease, achieve earlier diagnosis, appropriately manage disease, or otherwise lessen its impact. Navigenics' lead investors are Kleiner perkins Caufield and Byers, Sequoia Capital and MDV-Mohr Davidow Ventures. More information can be found at http://www.navigenics.com . ABOUT AFFYMETRIX ...

Navigenics'(TM) Genome Analysis Used In Research Trial on the Impact of Providing Genetic Risk Assessments

... the onset of disease, achieve earlier diagnosis, appropriately manage disease, or otherwise lessen its impact. Navigenics' lead investors are Kleiner perkins Caufield and Byers, Sequoia Capital and MDV-Mohr Davidow Ventures. More information is available at http://www.navigenics.com . FOR MORE INFORMA...

New Studies End Debate on Embryonic Stem Cell Research

...20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Family Research Council President Tony perkins praised the research of Dr. James Thomson and Dr. Shinya Yamanaka. Thomson,...his demonstrates what pro-lifers have been saying since the beginning," Mr. perkins said. "It is never necessary to compromise ethics by destroying life in ord...
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Perkins Hand Held Applanation Tonometer

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Perkins in Biological News

Technology improves salmon passage at hydropower dams

...Salmon Egress Conditions in The Dalles Dam Tailrace Using Computational Fluid Dynamics. Authors: Marshall C. Richmond, PhD, Cindy L. Rakowski, William perkins and John Serkowski, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Laurie L. Ebner, PhD, P.E., and Stephen J. Schlenker, PhD, P.E., U.S. Army Corps of Enginee...

Nonstick and laser-safe gold aids laser trapping of biomolecules

... five to 50 per day, according to group leader Tom perkins of NIST. The ability to carry out more experiments...ing piconewton-scale force measurements using DNA, perkins says. (A one-kilogram mass on the Earths surface e...DNA Elasticity NIST Tech Beat, Sept. 13, 2007.) perkins and other biophysicists use laser beams to precise...

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

...t request, proposing level funding for the Carl D. perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act) at $1.3 billion. The perkins Act is the primary source of federal funding that ...such as reducing the dropout rate, funding for the perkins Act needs to be at least $1.4 billion for FY 2010 ...

Stanford launches $100 million initiative to tackle energy issues

...d's Memorial Auditorium. The announcement was followed by an energy discussion that included noted venture capitalist John Doerr, a partner at Kleiner perkins Caufield & Byers; Google CEO Eric Schmidt; Jane Woodward, president of MAP, a private firm focused on royalty interests from natural gas and renewable...

African thicket rat malaria linked to virulent human form

...its organization into linear, tandemly repeated DNA. These features allowed perkins to take the unusual step of amplifying the entire genome in a single piece ...tionary trees for malaria-causing parasites, published earlier this year by perkins and colleagues at the University of Vermont. These other phylogenies were b...

Iowa State wins $18.5M grant to create NSF Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

...ndustry as well as start-up companies through Iowa State's Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and venture capital firms Khosla Ventures and Kleiner perkins Caufield & Byers. Lynn Preston, a deputy division director at the National Science Foundation and leader of the Engineering Research Centers Progr...

Media highlights in the Dec. 15 issue of Biophysical Journal

...mes that polymers are infinitely long, whereas the most popular length for high precision single-molecule studies is 600 nm to 2 microns, coauthor Tom perkins says. Accordingly, several university collaborators developed a new theory, the finite worm-like chain (FWLC) model, which improves accuracy by incorp...

JILA finds flaw in model describing DNA elasticity

...ers are infinitely long, whereas the most popular length for high precision single-molecule studies is 600 nm to 2 microns, NIST/JILA biophysicist Tom perkins says. Accordingly, several university collaborators developed a new theory, the finite worm-like chain (FWLC) model, which improves accuracy by incorp...

Brain tissue reveals possible genetic trigger for schizophrenia

... depending on what the brain needs to do to interact with the environment," perkins explained. "There is growing evidence that schizophrenia may related ...nvolved in synaptic plasticity." Acknowledging this was a pilot study, perkins and her colleagues plan further research with larger tissue samples. ...
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iZumi Bio and Pierian Merge to Form iPierian to Advance Cellular Reprogramming

...ent the original $20 million investment by Kleiner perkins Caufield & Byers and Highland Capital Partners...odman, John Walker, Dr. Beth Seidenberg of Kleiner perkins Caufield & Byers, and Bob Higgins of Highland ...n of patient cells. iPierian is backed by Kleiner perkins Caufield & Byers, Highland Capital Partners, M...

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

...nominations of Julius Genachowski and Robert McDowell for key positions on the Federal Communications Commission," said John Doerr, Partner at Kleiner perkins Caufield & Byers and TechNet Co-Founder. "Both are innovative leaders who understand the fundamental importance of technology and communications ...

iZumi Bio Appoints Dr. Corey Goodman to Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board

...ting new therapeutics through cellular reprogramming and directed differentiation of patient cells. iZumi was founded in 2007 and is backed by Kleiner perkins Caufield and Byers and Highland Capital Partners. iZumi has a collaboration with The Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and Deepak Srivasta...

Speaker Pelosi, Call Your Science Advisor!

... lives of many American people. It has saved lives. It has found cures. It has given hope to people." Family Research Council President Tony perkins released the following response : "Adult stem cell research has indeed saved thousands of lives, produced cures, and benefited and given hope t...

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

...t request, proposing level funding for the Carl D. perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act) at $1.3 billion. The perkins Act is the primary source of federal funding that ...such as reducing the dropout rate, funding for the perkins Act needs to be at least $1.4 billion for FY 2010 ...

iZumi Bio Appoints Dr. Berta Strulovici as Chief Technology Officer and Dr. Dushyant Pathak as Vice President of Business Development

...ting new therapeutics through cellular reprogramming and directed differentiation of patient cells. Izumi was founded in 2007 and is backed by Kleiner perkins Caufield and Byers and Highland Capital Partners. The initial focus of the company is in neurodegeneration, particularly spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)...

FRC: NIH Stem Cell Guidelines Reflect Poor Science, Ignore Real Hope for Patients

... WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Family Research Council President Tony perkins responded to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued draft guidance for implementing President Obama's executive order to fund embryonic stem ...

iZumi Bio, Inc., Appoints John Walker as Chief Executive Officer

...eral other private companies. "We are very pleased to have John joining iZumi Bio as CEO," explained Beth Seidenberg M.D., a partner at Kleiner perkins Caufield & Byers and Chairperson of iZumi Bio. "His considerable experience across a wide range of companies, therapeutic areas and technologies, ...

ACTE Releases Paper Highlighting Policy Trend to Support Recognition of Academic Credit for CTE Classes

...ry. Along with the state profiles, Meeder Consulting Group developed and distributed a survey to the state leaders responsible for CTE and the Carl D. perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. The survey asked how states were helping, supporting and guiding the recognition of CTE classes for academ...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery to Acquire SurgRx

...ss many different procedure needs." "The acquisition has the potential to expand the global availability of the EnSeal(R) product line," said Rodney perkins M.D., Chairman, Board of Directors, SurgRx. Dave Clapper, President & CEO, SurgRx added, "We are looking forward to joining forces with Ethicon Endo-S...
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