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Investigational Drug Being Pursued for the Treatment of Ischaemic Stroke

Neurobiological Technologies, Inc. (NTI) announced today the presentation of new analysis of data from prior clinical trials of ancrod and updates on the clinical development of their investigational drug, Viprinex(TM) (ancrod), for the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke at the 16th annual Europe...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Tyler R. Hill Against Ambassadors Group, docleaf, et al., Officially Settled

...e Traveling Youth's Standards of Safety (TY's SOS legislation), and have engaged Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Congressman Erik Paulsen (R-MN). The pursued legislation is to ensure safety measures, sanctions and penalties are in place to protect traveling youth. No safety standards, sanctions or penalties...

Neuronal survival and axonal regrowth obtained in vitro

...on of nervous impulses. In the event of severe injury, the scarring engenders motor paralysis. On the basis of the initial findings, the researchers pursued a strategy aimed at developing a therapeutic instrument to block formation of cicatricial tissue. In order to do so, they used gene therapy based on u...

Align Technology Provides Update on Patent Litigation with Ormco Corporation

...ourt of Appeals ruled that 86 of Ormco's 92 claims (related to 6,616,432, '243, '861 and '444 patents) were invalid and not infringed by Align. Ormco pursued the six remaining claims, which relate generally to a process of gathering and organizing tooth data, in the lawsuit against Align in the U.S. Distric...

Coming Clean About The Cleaner - Phoenix House's Chief Clinical Officer David Deitch on Intervention, and the Recovery Process That Follows

...because getting unstuck requires serious engagement of the individual in a program of treatment responsive to his or her unique needs -- a process pursued in an appropriate setting and involving others. These others may be trained professionals. They may be men and women with similar histories of drug in...

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

...ractices to which they have moral objections." Perkins continued: "Clearly, most Americans do not support the radical direction that is being pursued by the Obama Administration and its allies on Capital Hill. Several key provisions of existing law that protect against federal funding of abortion w...

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Opens for Business

...land Clinic, one of the most respected medical institutes in the country. For several years, since his father's death in 1994, Mr. Ruvo has pursued his goal of creating a world-class cognitive disease center unequalled in the United States, a setting in which compassionate care would go hand-in-ha...

RES-Q Labor Resource Management Scores the Highest Among Staff/Nurse Scheduling System Solutions Analyzed in the 2009 KLAS Mid-term Performance Review

...s and systems come and go. RES-Q has stood the test of time because we have pursued one mission: perfecting staffing and scheduling," said Michael Meisel,...Systems: Since 1979, RES-Q® Healthcare Systems (Calabasas, Calif.) has pursued one mission: advancing resource management and scheduling software for hosp...

Jury Convicts Los Angeles Physician Assistant for Stealing Doctor's Identity and Defrauding Medicare in $7.7 Million Scheme

...llions of legitimate patients in need of the services and equipment to improve their lives," said U.S. Attorney Thomas P. O'Brien. "For years we have pursued fraudsters who attempt to exploit the health care system for their own personal gain. Now, we have another example of an unscrupulous provider being b...

Armed Forces Retirement Home Selects Millennium's Pharmacy Services

...edication errors as key to their decision. "The health care industry in the U.S. recognizes the benefit of an electronic pharmacy service. AFRH pursued a system that would eliminate medication errors while relieving our doctors of and nurses of paper-based administrative burden. Millennium was the onl...
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Autism Studies Presented at Mid-Atlantic Research Consortium Meeting

...Hospital. The consortium made autism spectrum disorders the centerpiece of their meeting, said Yudkoff, acknowledging multifaceted research being pursued by the participating centers, using genetics, neurobiology and imaging studies to investigate the intricate puzzle of autism. "The last 20 years ...

Stallergenes S.A.: Positive Results From a Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial on the House Dust Mite Desensitization Tablet

...y. The quality of life has been statistically improved and the proportion of symptom-controlled days increased by 52%. The study will be pursued over 1 year on an observational basis in accordance with protocol. "The conduct of clinical trials in perennial allergic rhinitis is a major ch...

NovaBay(R) Pharmaceuticals Enters into Agreement to Broaden Intellectual Property Estate and Expand Clinical Opportunities for Its Aganocide(R) Compounds

...borators. These data are expected to support many of the indications being pursued by NovaBay and its partners. For instance, they have published successful ...'s lead Aganocide compound NVC-422. Professors Nagl and Gottardi have also pursued studies with NCT in additional indications that can provide NovaBay with gu...

Successful Results for Mymetics Corporation's Mucosal HIV/AIDS Vaccine Viral Challenge Significantly Exceeds Expectations

...tive prophylactic AIDS vaccine and our results leave hope that the development of such a vaccine is not an impossible task." Since 2004 Mymetics has pursued and furthered a mucosa approach that focuses on preventing early HIV entry into the human organism during the first minutes or hours following exposur...

Semafore Broadens Pipeline With Multi-Targeted Kinase Inhibitors

...ons have been identified as less likely to respond to EGFR inhibitors (ASCO 08). New compounds with activity against KRAS mutations are being actively pursued to address the unmet medical need. In vivo testing of SF2523 in renal cell carcinoma (RCC) mouse xenograft models demonstrated 81 percent tumor grow...

Four Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Address a Variety of Treatment Targets - Amyloid, Tau, Synapse Formation

...y reduce beta amyloid. "While researchers continue to investigate amyloid as a target for Alzheimer's therapies - it is the most mature theory being pursued - we must also examine other potential avenues given the urgency of conquering this disease," said Samuel Gandy, MD, Ph.D., chair of the Alzheimer's A...

Vion Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation of Data of Cloretazine(R) (VNP40101M) in Elderly Patients with High-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes at the EHA Annual Meeting

...er, said, "These data demonstrate Cloretazine(R) (VNP40101M)'s potential utility in patients with high-risk MDS. We believe that this signal should be pursued with further clinical investigation to optimize the dose and schedule of Cloretazine(R) (VNP40101M) in this disease." The Phase II trial started in ...

Drug Combo Could Lower Diabetes Complications and Costs

...uced. The authors concluded that research for a cure should be made a national priority and innovative solutions such as a polypill cocktail should be pursued more aggressively. "A world without diabetes and its complications is certainly possible and the appropriate care for people with diabetes is with...

Isis Reports Reduction of apoB-100 Levels in a Murine Model Resulting in Up to 92% Reduction of Atherosclerosis

...e with FH, an inherited disorder that causes exceptionally high levels of LDL-cholesterol. After appropriate clinical development, the next indication pursued for mipomersen will be for other patients with high cholesterol at high risk of cardiovascular events. ABOUT ISIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Isis is ex...

Update From Mipomersen Extended Dosing Study Continues to Show That Mipomersen Is Well Tolerated and Maintains Activity in Patients Treated for Up to 16 Months

...e with FH, an inherited disorder that causes exceptionally high levels of LDL-cholesterol. After appropriate clinical development, the next indication pursued for mipomersen will be for other patients with high cholesterol at high risk of cardiovascular events. ABOUT FAMILIAL HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA (FH) FH...
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'Show me the money!' MDA greenlights grants

...o has just about dried up, especially in the current economic climate. Simply put, without the support of MDA, this line of investigation could not be pursued by our lab," said Eric Schon, researcher at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. MDA has committed over $2 billion to fund medical and...

Exploring standards to advance microbial genomics

...a and Archaea ( http://www.jgi.doe.gov/programs/GEBA/index.html ). He also sees a way forward using single-cell genomics ⎯ a technique now being pursued in earnest by DOE JGI researcher Tanja Woyke and her colleagues ⎯ in partnership with environmental metagenomics to provide a more holistic unde...

Rampant helper syndrome

...l task to accomplish: They have to produce methane. In terms of chemistry, this is no mean feat. Methane production is currently one of the most hotly pursued goals for the purposes of renewable energy. It is also a serious greenhouse gas. Enzymatic methane production involves the tiny molecule deazaflavi...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

...nd test tropical plants that might fight malaria. Though the paper described some 600 plants that showed promise against the disease, scientists never pursued a more rigorous program to study the plants. Armed with public and private funding, a biochemist at Rutgers is now resurrecting this research proj...

New book suggests Earth perhaps not such a benevolent mother after all

...atmosphere. Like Gaia, Medea is a mythological character, though she is decidedly much darker in nature. Medea was married to Jason at the time he pursued the Golden Fleece but, according to legend, he left her and in revenge she killed their two children. Ward, a UW professor of biology and of Earth...

Sugar, spice and puppy dog tails: Developing sex-typed personality traits and interests

...e related to how they spent their time. In general, girls who spent time with other females developed female personality characteristics, and boys who pursued activities with other males developed male characteristics. Time with female peers was the exception: Boys and girls who spent time with friends who w...

Genes from tiny algae shed light on big role managing carbon in world's oceans

...en of MBARI and published in the April 10 edition of the journal Science , will illuminate cellular processes related to algae-derived biofuels being pursued by DOE scientists. The study sampled two geographically diverse isolates of the photosynthetic algal genus Micromonas one from the South Pacific, ...

Researchers discover primer to plant defense system

...inhibit the progression of secondary infections. "With respect to future science, a number of other novel signatures are clearly evident and can be pursued as a component of the plant-microbe scientific focus area if that is a route we decide to go," Tschaplinski said. In the meantime, the authors note...

Scripps scientists help decode mysterious green glow of the sea

...sible for the bioluminescence may involve a specific light-producing proteinalso called a "photoprotein." Further identification and isolation will be pursued in future studies. "We were inspired by the work of earlier researchers who had studied the chemistry of fireworm bioluminescence, including Osamu ...

Engineers develop method to disperse chemically modified graphene in organic solvents

...for example, coat products to make them stronger, stiffer and improve thermal and electrical conductivity. "A part of our research group has avidly pursued developing an understanding of how to readily make colloidal dispersions of graphene in a wide variety of solvents from water to various organic liqui...
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Neptune Products to be commercialized by BAYER HealthCare

... opportunities directed towards pharmaceutical driven applications is part of the plan," he added. "Under Neptune's strategic vision, which has been pursued since the beginning of its operations, the Company has anticipated to penetrate world nutraceutical and pharmaceutical markets in collaboration with g...

Ascenta Therapeutics Announces Presentation of Promising Results From Clinical Trials of AT-101 in Prostate, Brain, and Lung Cancers at 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting

...genomic profile predicting response to AT-101 was developed in collaboration with Duke University . Opportunities to validate this biomarker will be pursued in future trials. The second presentation reported on an open-label, Phase I/II study of AT-101 in combination with topotecan in patients with re...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009

...he working capital needs of our business. There can be no assurance that we will be able to complete any transaction, or that any transaction could be pursued or would be able to be completed on favorable terms. Our cash inflows and the amounts of expenditures that will be necessary to execute our business...

Biotechnology Value Fund Urges Stockholders to Remove and Replace Current Board of Avigen, Inc. in an Effort to Protect and Maximize Stockholder Value

...as to take advantage of opportunities that exist to maximize stockholder value. Without Any Evident Rational Motive, Avigen Has Not Aggressively pursued The COMPELLING Merger Proposal By MediciNova That Offered BOTH Downside Protection AND Significant Upside To All Avigen Stockholders Unlike the ...

InNexus Biotechnology Announces New Patents Protecting Novel Cell Penetrating DXL(TM) Antibodies

...Nexus and our industry. As we've continued to expand our patent portfolio and discover new technologies to develop products, the team has aggressively pursued patent protection for our novel inventions. Patents are the currency of our industry and a driver for enhanced value for our shareholders and potenti...

Plasmonic whispering gallery microcavity paves the way to future nanolasers

...smonic nanolaser. Our work paves the way to accomplish the demonstration of a real plasmonic nanolaser. In addition, fundamental research can also be pursued with this plasmonic cavity, such as the interaction of a single light emitter with plasmons." ...

XTENT to Retain Investment Bank to Pursue Strategic Alternatives

...HER THE STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVES COULD RESULT IN MAXIMIZING SHAREHOLDER VALUE, WHETHER THE ENGAGEMENT OF ADVISORS WILL RESULT IN A STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVE pursued OR EFFECTED BY XTENT, AND OTHER RISKS. Forward-looking statements are based on management's current, preliminary expectations, and are subject to ris...

YM BIOSCIENCES RECEIVES CLEARANCE TO INITIATE RANDOMIZED DOUBLE-BLIND CLINICAL TRIALS OF NIMOTUZUMAB IN LUNG CANCER AND BRAIN METASTASES FROM LUNG CANCER

...in these particularly challenging and neglected patient populations will substantially augment the already extensive late-stage clinical program being pursued by the global consortium of companies developing nimotuzumab. The results from these trials could contribute significantly to the data package for nim...

Lilly Highlights Transformation Strategy for Wall Street, Reviews Robust Pipeline and Sets 2009 Financial Guidance

...sidiary ImClone Systems, reviewed the numerous additional indications being pursued for Erbitux, as well as the later-stage oncology compounds currently in dev...ts introduction in early 2004. Near-term opportunities for Alimta are being pursued in non-small cell lung cancer, particularly in patients with nonsquamous ce...

Med Discovery and Laborium Biopharma Sign a Bioprocess Development Partnership Agreement

...nc. have signed a partnership agreement for the development and optimization of protein bioprocess production and scale-up. The first project pursued by the partners is Med Discovery's kallikrein inhibitor MDPK67b, a recombinant therapeutic protein which regulates different biological pathways invol...
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