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Kaiser Permanente Honored for Efforts to Combat Obesity With 2009 Pioneering Innovation Award at Weight of the Nation Conference

WASHINGTON , July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente, the nation's leading not-for-profit health plan and health care provider, received a 2009 Pioneering Innovation award today from the U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention for its groundbreaking obesity preven...

California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) Leads the Way in Pioneering Helicopter Modification Which is Expected to Greatly Enhance Safety and Save Lives

California Shock Trauma Air Rescue ( CALSTAR ) has the first helicopter in the world modified to allow for dramatically enhanced abilities and increased safety to make landings while using Instrument Flight Rules (IFR), Joseph Cook, CALSTAR's President and CEO announced today. ...

Varian's RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology Enables Pioneering Cancer Treatments at Top Dutch Oncology Center

AMSTERDAM, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Doctors in the Netherlands have developed new ways to perform radiosurgery on benign acoustic tumors using fast and precise RapidArc(TM) radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ). This is among the findings in several papers pub...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ValveXchange's Pioneering Heart Valve Technology for Unique Long-term Management and Future Replacement Advantages

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the prosthetic heart valves market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes ValveXchange, Inc. with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation of the Year Award for developing the innovative ValveXchange...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Horphag's Pioneering R&D Efforts in Health Ingredients

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the North American health ingredients market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Horphag Research Ltd. with the 2008 North American Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Research of the Year Award. The award acknowledges the ...

The 2009 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award Granted for Pioneering Ideas for Early Detection of Ovarian and Lung Cancers, Bone Marrow Transplant Safety, and Discovery of New Genetic Markers for Cancer

NEW YORK and PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation announced today that three novel approaches to fighting cancer have won 2009 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Awards. The prize of $450,000 over three years is awarded each year to three...

UT leads $2.5 million training program in pioneering area of genetic research

A consortium led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has received a $2.5 million award to train investigators in a ground-breaking area of genetic study known as gene-environment interaction. Scientists studying gene-environment interaction are trying to discover why som...

Carl Zeiss Vision and Transitions Optical Inc. Promote Pioneering Eyewear to Consumers

The GT2™ by ZEISS Combines ZEISS's Precision Progressive Lenses and Transitions® Lenses to Produce Optimal Visual Experience San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2008 -- Two of the most distinguished names in the optical industry are collaborating to educate con...

Carl Zeiss Vision and Transitions Optical Inc. Promote Pioneering Eyewear to Consumers

The GT2™ by ZEISS Combines ZEISS's Precision Progressive Lenses and Transitions® Lenses to Produce Optimal Visual Experience San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2008 -- Two of the most distinguished names in the optical industry are collaborating to educate con...

Dr. Paul M. Parker Is Pioneering New Advanced Lipoabdominoplasty Instead of Traditional Tummy Tuck in New Jersey

For Dr. Paul M. Parker, board certified plastic surgeon in New Jersey, tummy tuck is a traditional procedure that has its place in treating patients. Dr. Parker is proud to be among the pioneers in the new advanced lipoabdominoplasty when physical conditions allow. This technique combines the...
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Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...oad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives. To learn more about our pioneering science and our vital medicines, visit www.amg e n.com . Forward-Looking Statements This news release contains forward-looking stateme...

Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)

...pment program demonstrates Amgen's commitment to researching and delivering pioneering medicines to patients with unmet medical needs. Amgen is studying denosumab...ing science to dramatically improve people's lives. To learn more about our pioneering science and our vital medicines, visit www.amgen.com. Forward-Look...

Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

...ontributions to the neurosciences including: advancing stroke treatment through catheter based therapy; innovating endovascular coiling for aneurysms; pioneering interventional procedures to treat fractures in the spine; and initiating the first-ever stroke registry to track procedural success in the treatment ...

Popular Breast Cancer Drug Used with Certain Antidepressants Puts New Jersey Women at Risk

...percent of pharmacy spending and 75 percent of this country's medical costs. About Medco Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS ) is pioneering the world's most advanced pharmacy (R) and its clinical research and innovations are part of Medco making medicine smarter (TM) for more than 60 mil...

Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Herald New Agreement To Continue Forty-Plus Year Historic Relationship

...ect clinical programs. Montefiore Medical Center encompasses 125 years of outstanding patient care, innovative medical "firsts," pioneering clinical research, dedicated community service and ground-breaking social activism. A full-service, integrated delivery system caring for patients in ...

Diabetes Gene Raises Odds of Lower Birth Weight

...spital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program i...

Neurointerventionists Expand Research to Quality of Life in Aneurysm Patients Following Minimally Invasive Coiling Treatment

...ontributions to the neurosciences including: advancing stroke treatment through catheter based therapy; innovating endovascular coiling for aneurysms; pioneering interventional procedures to treat fractures in the spine; and initiating the first-ever stroke registry to track procedural success in the treatment ...

Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

...road pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives. To learn more about our pioneering science and our vital medicines, visit www.amgen.com . About the Survey The survey was conducted online between March 25 and April 1, 2009, ...

R788 in TASKi3 Clinical Trial Does Not Meet Efficacy Endpoints in RA Patients Who Had Previously Failed Biologic Therapies - Results Incongruent

...ment company that discovers and develops novel, small molecule drugs for the treatment of inflammatory/autoimmune diseases and metabolic diseases. Our pioneering research focuses on intracellular signaling pathways and related targets that are critical to disease mechanisms. Rigel's productivity has resulted in...

FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent

...cancer, organ transplantation, central nervous system, dermatological, GI and respiratory areas. The company's mission is to improve people's lives by pioneering novel healthcare solutions. Located in East Hanover, New Jersey, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is an affiliate of Novartis AG, which p...
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Silhouette Ophthalmic Collection

Description:... The name Silhouette stands for the power of an innovative idea. It all began in 1964 with just one designer, a staff of five and a novel, pioneering approach: eyewear was to be more than a simple implement to improve faulty vision; rather, it was to become a fashionable, stylish day-to-day accessor...
Company:Silhouette Optical

The Sages Manual

Description:...e handheld version of The Sages Manual, a reference for the fundamentals of Laparoscopy and GI Endoscopy. It is a classic manual from the world's most pioneering society of minimally invasive surgery....
Company:Skyscape, Inc.

LNOP Hi-Fi Trauma Sensors

Description:... Besides pioneering read-through motion and low perfusion pulse oximetry, Masimo was the first to introduce many other breakthrough designs, including sensors with built-...
Company:Masimo Corporation

PTC-225 DNA Engine Tetrad™ Cycler

Description:... The DNA Engine Tetrad™ thermal cycler expands the envelope of discovery beyond the pioneering PTC-200 DNA Engine™ cyler. It has four times the capacity with a footprint only twice the size, providing very high throughput for laboratories ...
Company:Bio-Rad (formerly MJ Research)

Tango Exercise Stress BP Monitor

Description:...re other BP monitors have failed by making use of SunTech's proprietary Dimensional K-Sound Analysis (DKA). DKA was developed as a result of SunTech's pioneering work in 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring. It's this experience which provides SunTech's research and development team with invaluable insi...
Company:SunTech Medical

Octopus3 Tissue Stabilizer (malleable pods)

Description:... Part of the Octopus System which includes both the Starfish & Octopus3. The Octopus3 Tissue Stabilizer is the pioneering and market-leading suction device....
Company:Medtronic Inc.

Starvac SP2 Vacuum Cellulite Massage Therapy

Features:... Original and pioneering design Wide LCD screen Pre-set programs Programmable 13 treatment accessories Patented system Beauty, therapeutic and sport treatmen...
Company:Medic Systems LLC
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Urology

...arn more about Winter Park Urology , our practice, our physicians and our ... The Stanford Department of Urology is recognized nationally for pioneering ... Stanford Medicine " School of Medicine " Departments " Urology ... Special services within the Division of Urology include a male sexual ...

Skin color

... the ... The next step was to find some hard data correlating skin color to light levels. ... La Mer offers remarkable skincare benefits, this pioneering collection of foundation and powder has the power to transform your skin . polytypic variations, skin color has. probably attracted more scho...

Heart transplant

...'s Heart Transplant team will discuss each step with the child and his family. ... The child has pediatric heart transplant surgery. ... A pioneering heart surgeon, Dr Christiaan Barnard, performed the first successful human-to-human heart transplant operation in 1967 in Cape Town, South Afr...
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Award for pioneering stem cell research to mend broken bones

Funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) could lead to the development of new and better treatments for broken bones and other orthopaedic problems associated with ageing. Nearly 4M has been awarded to scientists from the universities of Keele, Imperial Co...

2009 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Awards granted for pioneering ideas in cancer research

NEW YORK, NY and PALO ALTO, CA January 22, 2009 -- The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation announced today that four young scientists with novel approaches to fighting cancer have won the 2009 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Awards. The prize of $450,000 over three years is awarded each yea...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes AOptix Technologies for its Pioneering Contribution to Security through Noninvasive Biometrics

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the noninvasive biometrics market, Frost & Sullivan presents AOptix Technologies Inc. with the 2008 North American Award for Technology Innovation in recognition of its development of an adaptive optics-based stand-o...

The story of Max Perutz, a pioneering biologist with a remarkable passion for life

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. Max Perutz, a pioneer in the field of protein crystallography and a Nobel laureate, was one of the first to study the molecular structures of proteins. His life story, wonderfully told by Georgina Ferry, was recently published by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. ...

Stem cell research: From molecular physiology to therapeutic applications

...ld also be induced to differentiate into a variety of different tissues. In this issue, we have invited several scientists in China to summarize their pioneering works in the stem cell research field. Since 2001, Dr. Alex Yu Zhang has been a professor at Capital Medical University in Beijing and is Director o...

Disease threat may change how frogs mate

...Ranavirus, which had its first reported case in England in the early 1980s, is one of many pathogens ravaging the amphibian community. Dr Teacher's pioneering new research looks at the genetic make-up of populations, and indicates that wild frog populations that have been infected with this virus may be choo...

Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions

... the Advanced Light Source, a synchrotron and national user facility located at Berkeley Lab that generates bright light for scientific research. In a pioneering approach, they used a beamline equipped with a high-resolution infrared microscope to detect the molecular signatures of a cell's biochemical and meta...

Axel Ullrich named winner of 2009 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

...ntists selected Dr. Ullrich, who on September 8 will receive a $100,000 prize during a ceremony in Beerse, Belgium. "Dr. Ullrich was chosen for his pioneering work in applying molecular biology and molecular cloning to the discovery of protein therapeutics for the treatment of a wide range of diseases, inclu...

New guide to tropical seedlings: Essential to climate change research

...e scale forest-monitoring plot on Barro Colorado Island in 1980. Botanists are in the midst of their 16th annual seedling census, enabled by Garwood's pioneering work to identify seedlings there. The forest-dynamics plot in Panama was the first of 34 such plots in a multi-institutional network coordinated by ...

NYC science symposium marks Gruber Prize program 10th anniversary

...nt, which will also include a symposium entitled "DNA, the Brain, and Society." The discussion will feature a panel of distinguished scientists whose pioneering work is at the forefront of modern genetics and neuroscience: Dr. David Botstein, 2003 Gruber Genetics Prize laureate and director of the Lewis-S...
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DNA Software, Inc. Awarded $2.5 M in NIH Funding to Develop Pioneering Nucleic Acid-based Technologies

DNA Software, Inc. has been awarded three Fast Track SBIR grants from the National Institutes of Health to develop original in silico technologies to predict 3D structures of RNA-based molecules, improve diagnostics via modified nucleotides, and model the reaction rates of DNA and RNA experiments...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Nanopoint for its Pioneering Cell Imaging Solution, the cellTRAY(R) Imaging System CT-2000

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the cell imaging solutions market, Frost & Sullivan presents Nanopoint, Inc. with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation of the Year. The company's cellTRAY(R) Imaging System CT-2...

PAREXEL Expands Pioneering Asian Ethnobridging Expertise

BOSTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced that the Company is among the first to conduct a Chinese bridging study outside of China. PAREXEL is a leader in providing Asian br...

NorthPoint Domain and Boston Medical Center Partner to Apply Advanced Patient Engagement Instruments to Pioneering Cardiac Robotic Surgery Program

BOSTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthPoint Domain, an IC Sciences company, announced today a collaboration with Boston Medical Center's (BMC) Cardiovascular Center to apply advanced Internet patient engagement "instruments" to BMC's cardiac robotic surgery program. Also known as "medical inform...

Georgia Reproductive Specialists is First in Southeast to Offer Pioneering Test of Women's Biological Clock

Plan Ahead(TM) Test Offers Most Accurate Measurement of Women's Ovarian Reserve ATLANTA, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Reproductive Specialists (GRS) today announced it will be the first IVF center in the southeast to offer the Repromedix Plan Ahead(TM) test, a...

Jatropha Couple Oil Crop Cultivation Technology Commercially Released

...endence on fossil fuels, bring greater control and security of fuel supply and reduce dangerous climate changing emissions, including CO2. CJP is pioneering the science, planting and production of inedible vegetable oils by planting of a variety of tree & non-food crop plantation. CJP is engaged in...

Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme (JWTP)

...endence on fossil fuels, bring greater control and security of fuel supply and reduce dangerous climate changing emissions, including CO2. CJP is pioneering the science, planting and production of inedible vegetable oils by planting of a variety of tree & non-food crop plantation. CJP is engaged i...

Purdue Pharmaceutical Products L.P. and Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sign Exclusive Agreement to Commercialize Intermezzo(R) in the United States

...ww.transcept.com . About Purdue Purdue Pharma L.P. and its associated U.S. companies are privately-held pharmaceutical companies known for pioneering research on persistent pain. Headquartered in Stamford, CT, Purdue is engaged in the research, development, production, and distribution of both presc...

Video: New Way RA(TM) Talk Show Premieres Online for People Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

... company was formed when Centocor Inc. and Ortho Biotech Inc. were consolidated in late 2008, and was renamed Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. Built upon a pioneering history, Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. harnesses innovations in large-molecule and small-molecule research to create important new therapeutic options. ...

Amgen to Collaborate With GlaxoSmithKline to Commercialize Denosumab in Europe for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis (PMO)

...ise and economic value of denosumab." "This pioneering treatment that Amgen has developed will be a stron...s Amgen's commitment to researching and delivering pioneering medicines to patients with unmet medical needs. ...ly improve people's lives. To learn more about our pioneering science and our vital medicines, visit www.amgen...
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DNA Engine Tetrad 2 Peltier Thermal Cycler, w/4 x 384-well blocks from Bio-Rad

Description:... The DNA Engine Tetrad thermal cycler expands the envelope of discovery beyond the pioneering PTC-200 DNA Engine cycler. It has four times the capacity with a footprint only twice the size, providing very high throughput for laboratories that...
Company:Bio-Rad
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Charles Darwin

...from Grant's enthusiasm for the theories of Lamarck and Charles' grandfather Erasmus about evolution by acquired characteristics. He joined Grant in pioneering investigations of the life cycle of marine animals on the shores of the Firth of Forth where Grant found evidence for homology , the radical theory...

Edward Jenner

...no longer be a threat anywhere on earth; his dream eventually reached fruition with the global eradication of smallpox in the late 1970s . For this pioneering work in vaccination Jenner is regarded as the Father of Immunization. He studied anatomy and surgery under the guidance of John Hunter , a prominen...

Sewall Wright

...ized natural selection to processes in animal and plant breeding, and his work on population genetics theory greatly influenced Jay Lush , who did the pioneering work on use of quantitative genetics in animal and plant breeding. He was born in Galesburg, Illinois . He took a doctorate under William E. Ca...
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Spermatids

...in which ... Key words: Pachytene spermatids , round spermatids , developing rat testis, spermatogenic arrest ... Classification of Spermatids — pioneering periodic acid–Schiff (PAS; Orths ... More detail within spermatids can be resolved when plastic sections are viewed ... ... Injection: Couples wh...

Physiology

...ogy studies the normal mechanical, physical, and biochemical processes of ... Physiology at UW-Madison. The U.W. Department of Physiology is pioneering the ... The second annual Physiology Research Retreat was held May 19-20, 2008 at the ... GradSchools.com offers Human Physiology graduate scho...

Dalton

... John Dalton FRS was an English chemist, meteorologist and physicist. He is best known for his pioneering work in the development of modern atomic theory, and his research into colour blindness . Dalton , Hexham, Northumberland, England. Dalton ,...

Centimorgans

...e ... We will return the genetic map position in centimorgans of each SNP. ... ... chosen as the distance in centimorgans (cM), named for the pioneering geneticist ... other, the total number of centimorgans often exceeds 100 (as you can ... mapping n. The act or process of making a map. Mathemati...
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