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Thomas McKeever to Spearhead Jackson & Coker's National Accounts Division

Firm Responds to Market Demand for Single-focused Staffing Solutions Alpharetta, GA (Vocus) June 14, 2009 -- "Thomas McKeever has been selected by Jackson & Coker ( www.jacksoncoker.com ) to spearhead our expanded national marketing thrust--introducing a more s...

New center launched today to spearhead UK research in synthetic biology

Programming biological cells so that they behave like engineering parts is the focus of research at a new UK centre launched today, thanks to an 8 million grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The new centre will focus on synthetic biology. This is a field ...

4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, and Dr. Barry Karlin, Nation's #1 Drug Treatment Provider, to Spearhead Drug Treatment WVA Advocacy Day Feb 13-14; 142,000 Need, Don't Get Treatment in State

WILL JOIN GOVERNOR AT RECEPTION 5:30 PM WED., FEB. 13 AT MARRIOTT, ADDRESS LEGISLATORS 8:30 AM THURS., FEB. 14 IN HOUSE CHAMBER WVAADC, LEGISLATIVE LEADERS, AND CRC HEALTH GROUP CEO DR. BARRY KARLIN TO JOIN CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four-Star General Barry Mc...

Hilary Swank to Spearhead Cancer Hair-loss Campaign

Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank will soon be seen in action spearheading a charity campaign that aims at supporting women who have lost their hair as a result of cancer treatment. The Pantene Beautiful Lengths drive encourages people to grow their locks, get it cut, and donate it for m...

Two MSU Professors Spearhead International Water Project

Two Michigan State University professors, Volodymyr Tarabara and Tom Voice, are leading an ambitious project to purify the worlds waters . Tarabara and Voice are leading an international partnership of environmental engineers and scientists from two U.S. research universities, two research c...

Hilary Smith Upped to Senior Vice President, Communications, NBC Universal Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks

...emale-targeted sales and marketing initiative, and "Green is Universal," the company's environmental initiative. In her new role, she will continue to spearhead communications for both Women and Green, and now adds strategic oversight of all communications for iVillage, the nation's leading online community fo...

MicroMass Hires Veteran Relationship Marketing Strategist Richard Patterson As VP, Group Account Director

...has appointed veteran business executive and marketing strategist Richard Patterson to the position of vice president, group account director. He will spearhead the agency's oncology business, reporting to John Grunstein, executive vice president of client services. Patterson brings almost three decades...

Toyota Awards $1 Million in Scholarships to 100 High School Seniors - Roslyn High's Urbach Named One of Only 12 'National' Winners; Receives $20,000

...listing fellow musicians and symphony orchestras to take part in fundraisers at major national concert halls. He has encouraged 700 young musicians to spearhead CHC satellite chapters across the nation with the common goal of saving lives through music. Drawing audiences in the thousands, benefit concert...

Cognizant Joins Top Ten on Healthcare Informatics 100 List

...iness challenges. Our deep domain expertise and consultative approach are helping clients not only contain costs, but also drive process improvements, spearhead innovation, and provide their customers with the best healthcare experience." "We congratulate Cognizant for this well deserved recognition. Cogn...

Arizona Shows More Than a 20% Drop in Smoking Rates

...The TRUST Commission has worked closely with the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, and the American Cancer Society locally to spearhead tobacco control efforts in our state." The Commission works closely with ADHS BTCD, all 15 counties statewide, community partners statewide and other ...
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Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Herald New Agreement To Continue Forty-Plus Year Historic Relationship

... Safyer, MD, president and CEO of Montefiore. "It enhances our ability to recruit the best and brightest faculty and clinical staff in the nation; to spearhead new clinical trials in areas such as heart disease, cancer, pediatrics, transplant, and neurosciences; to create a model teaching environment for the ...

Diakron Licenses Anticoagulant Drug Candidate from Merck & Co., Inc.

...ic Research at Merck & Co., Inc. "We believe that Diakron is well positioned to build on our early development work and, in collaboration with Orchid, spearhead the passage of this molecule through late stage clinical trials." About Diakron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Diakron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a privately...
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Engineer to spearhead research into cell metabolism and medical injuries

A University of Leicester engineer has won a share of grants totalling over 1m to target lung injury and cancer. In an unusual move, Dr. Declan Bates, a senior lecturer in the Department of Engineering at the University of Leicester, is co-recipient of 1,068,000 in the form of just two research...

WUSTL researchers spearhead key genome initiative

The complete collection of genes the genome of a moss has been sequenced, providing scientists an important evolutionary link between single-celled algae and flowering plants. Just as the sequencing of animal genomes has helped scientists understand human genomic history, the sequencing of pl...

Frost & Sullivan: North American Government Biometrics Markets Thrive With Active R&D Thrust

...aximum revenues. Focusing on high-accuracy, cost-effective solutions will ensure successful business outcomes. Ongoing alliances and acquisitions will spearhead the utilization of multimodal technology. This multi-factor authentication will buffer security by overcoming the shortcomings of individual technolog...

NOAA awards $22.5 million to Harbor Branch/FAU and UNCW for new cooperative institute

...ty of pursuing this important project jointly. As a result, the proposal submitted by FAU and UNCW was selected from among a pool of top contenders to spearhead the institute. "We expect some exciting things from NOAA's newest cooperative institute, such as discoveries that further our knowledge of the oce...

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev signs collaborative contract with Bayer CropScience

...h the estimated 30,000 Arabidopsis genes to identify additional candidate stress tolerance genes. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev was created to spearhead the development of the Negev desert, a region comprising more than 60% of Israel. The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research is situated in Se...

Caltech geobiologists discover unique 'magnetic death star' fossil

...e, and a sharp, tapered tip at the other end. Once reaching a certain size, spearhead crystals grow longer but not wider, a directed growth pattern that is characteristic of most higher biological organisms. The spearhead magnetic crystals compose a minor fraction of all of the iron-oxide crystal...

ST Kinetics and NTU set up Southeast Asia's first cold spray research center

...cal, oil & gas, automotive and chemical. The CSRC was conceptualised between ST Kinetics and NTU in late 2006 and started operation in July 2007 to spearhead cold spray research in Singapore. Significant progress has since been achieved in the understanding and application of the technology. Specific studie...

World-class environment vision to 'bring back the species'

... One of Australia's leading environmentalists will spearhead a world-class project to help revegetate the Mount Lofty Ranges, to stave off the effects of climate change and halt the loss of bird, animal and plan...

SHRM CEO Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Social Security

... HR Professionals spearhead Effort in Support of "New Employee Verification Act" ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's largest association devoted to ...

Rice and UT-Houston join DOD push for regenerative medicine

...niversity and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston will spearhead the search for innovative ways to quickly grow large volumes of bone tissue...on. Rice and UT-Houston will receive $2 million over the next five years to spearhead the development of new tissue engineering technologies, novel reconstructiv...
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Biomoda Hires Manzano Strategies LLC to Spearhead Government Affairs Efforts

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biomoda, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMOD) ( http://www.biomoda.com ) of Albuquerque, NM, maker of early lung cancer detection testing and other cancer diagnostic technology, announced today it hired Manzano Strategies LLC, a government consul...

Former Pfizer Director of Inflammation Molecular Sciences to Spearhead Velcura Therapeutics Inflammatory Disease Initiatives

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard D. Dyer, PhD, has been appointed Executive Vice President of Product Development for Velcura Therapeutics, Inc., an early stage biotechnology company developing potentially breakthrough therapies to treat bone diseases. "We are pleased to add a...

"Over the Next 2-3 Years We Will Leverage Developmental Capabilities and Explore In-licensing and a Co-development Model to Consolidate Our Presence in Japan" - Dr. Kailash Sharma, President, Japan Operations, Zydus Cadila

...s and explore in-licensing and a co-development model to consolidate our presence in Japan", said Dr. Kailash Sharma, the newly appointed President to spearhead operations in Japan. Being one of the few pharma professionals who can combine research, strategy and marketing expertise, Dr. Kailash Sharma i...

Sechrist Industries, World Leader in Hyperbaric Chambers, Announces Edward Pulwer as President/CEO

...nd chief operating officer for Viasys Health Care, a NYSE-traded company acquired by Cardinal Health in July, 2007 for $1.5 billion. Mr. Pulwer helped spearhead the acquisition of Viasys by Cardinal Health. According to Tom Quinn, chairman of the board for Sechrist Industries, "Ed Pulwer brings to Sechr...

Sanford Rose Associates Opens Minneapolis Office

...ef Technology Officer at CircuLite, Inc. With a 30-year career in the medical device industry that began at St. Jude Medical, John is a natural fit to spearhead the Life Science industry practice which will be the predominant focus of the Minneapolis office. Rich Carter, Ph.D., President and CEO of SR...

Blazing Trails: Dr. Ellery Knake Remembered for His Contributions to Weed Science

...sity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. "But by doing so, they fueled a significant soil erosion problem. Ellery was one of the first scientists to spearhead sustainable agriculture by finding ways to reduce the need to till. As a result, he soon became an internationally recognized authority in weed scien...

Osteotech Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results; Company Plans Three Product Launches and Unveilings in 2009; Will Provide 2009 Guidance During Conference Call on March 5, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. EST

... Corporate In January 2009, Osteotech expanded its senior management team with two new executives, Michael P. McCarthy to spearhead sales force strategies and Robert C. Cohen to focus on therapy-based solutions for the Company's proprietary biologics. In December 2008, Oste...

Ameristar National Charity Golf Classic Raises More Than $1.1 Million for Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

...te of Columbia Law School, Alexandra Reeve now practices law in New York and serves on the Board of Directors of the Reeve Foundation. Organizations spearhead cutting-edge research Both The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation have pushed the boundaries of medical t...

Water Street Health Care Partners Completes Agreement With Gentiva Health Services to Acquire Majority Ownership of CareCentrix

... Private Equity Firm Recruits Industry Leaders to spearhead and Expand Home Health Care Services Business CHICAGO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Water Street Healthcare Partners, a leading priv...

Zosano Pharma, Inc. Announces Appointment of Gail Schulze as Chair and CEO

... vice president, clinical development; and Stephen Worsley, vice president, business development. In her new role of chair and CEO, Ms. Schulze will spearhead Zosano's strategic and operational initiatives to advance the company's novel therapeutic programs, including its lead product Zosano PTH Patch, a pro...
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