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Pennsylvania's Volunteers Commended During 'National Volunteer Week'

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observation of "National Volunteer Week," Health Secretary Dr. Calvin B. Johnson today thanked volunteers across Pennsylvania for giving their time to ensure communities are prepared for natural and man-made disasters. National Volunt...

Language Line Services Honored by Nebraska Association for Translators & Interpreters (NATI)

...y 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Language Line Services , the leading provider of over-the-phone interpreting services, and its employees around the world were commended Thursday evening, July 23rd at a Recognition and Awards Banquet at Bellevue University, in Bellevue, Nebraska. Presenting the award, Rick Wray,...

GMA Applauds U.S. House for Passage of Landmark Food Safety Bill

... Calls on Senate to Follow Suit WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GMA president and CEO Pamela G. Bailey today commended the members of the United States House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2749, The Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009. The bill passed the House b...

National Coalition of Front-Line Skilled Nursing Clinicians: Bipartisan Momentum to Stop CMS Medicare Regulation, Subsequent Funding Cuts, Grows in Congress

...) -- a national coalition of front-line clinicians and caregivers dedicated to ensuring the ongoing provision of quality skilled nursing care -- today commended the growing bipartisan call from U.S. Senate and House leaders to rescind a proposed Centers of Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) rule that, if finalized, w...

THA Honors 12 Legislators for Contributions to Health Care

...te legislators and other public officials who demonstrate outstanding leadership on issues important to hospitals and health systems. Stultz commended the award recipients for their contributions on a number of key health care achievements, including: Small businesses and low-income i...

The Nation's Mayors Commend New Healthcare Reform Legislation

...ASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of the nation's mayors, U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran today commended President Barack Obama, the House of Representatives and the Senate HELP Committee for taking a bold step towards passing comprehensive and transforma...

Proposed Water Trust Fund Bill Would Provide Solid Foundation for Improvement

...investment Act), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) expressed strong support for the creation of a stable, long-term funding mechanism and commended Blumenauer for his support for the nation's infrastructure. The Society noted that such a commitment will be essential to the renewal of these vital n...

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

...ent Obama saying they, too, would oppose federal funding of abortion in any health reform measure. With their Republican counterparts, they are to be commended for their willingness to publicly challenge this renewed attack on the sanctity of unborn life. "Even beyond the opposition of the great majo...

FRC Says Planned Parenthood, Desperate to Hide Agenda, Attacks Hatch and Hides Intent

...ki's amendment opens the floodgates to massive public underwriting of abortion, a position Planned Parenthood has always favored. Sen. Hatch is to be commended for his clarity in pointing this fact out to the American people, who oppose public subsidies for abortion by a margin of at least two to one. ...

Pennsylvania Department of Health Applauds New Federal Anti-Tobacco Law

... HARRISBURG, Pa., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today commended President Barack Obama for signing the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which gives the Federal Drug Administration, or FDA, the aut...

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

...nificant investments in these large scale trials - which may or may not work. This was a very well done study and the company and scientists are to be commended for that." Phase IIa Trial of PBT2, a Metal-Protein Attenuating Compound, in Mild Alzheimer's PBT2 is a metal-protein attenuating compound (MPAC) ...

AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition Voices Disappointment in Trial Result

...NIH-funded HIV Vaccine Trials Network, have been committed, strategic and willing to take risks at every stage of evaluating MRK-Ad5, and they must be commended for this. AVAC also recognizes the contributions of the thousands of volunteers in these trials. Their altruistic involvement makes HIV vaccine resear...
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EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

...nd equitable social security provisions" as a basic entitlement for researchers. A recent decision by the EC to co-fund EMBO Long-Term Fellowships commended the anticipated introduction of the private pension plan for awardees of the fellowships. The 4.3 million euro EC funding will allow EMBO to award 35 ...

Scientists identify world's largest leatherback turtle population

...co-author of the paper, said: "These findings show the critical importance of protected areas to maintain populations of sea turtles. Gabon should be commended for creating a network of National Parks in 2002 that have provided a sanctuary for this endangered species as well as other rare wildlife." ...

New dummy design and development wins US Department of Defense award

...rom the United States Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory of Ft. Rucker, Ala., as well as Denton Inc. of Detroit, Mich. The Department of Defense commended the team for developing the Facial and Ocular Countermeasures Safety (FOCUS) headform. The FOCUS headform is a state-of-the-art physical model capable...

New national park protects world's rarest gorilla

...d by the World Wildlife Fund, the German Development Service (DED) and the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ). "The Government of Cameroon is to be commended for taking this step in saving the Cross River gorilla for future generations," said Dr. Steven E. Sanderson, President and CEO of WCS. "By forming th...

Lab test for allergy scoops national

... used for diagnosis. We will then be in a very good position for commercialisation." Researchers from The University of Nottingham were also highly commended in the Clinical Impact category of the Da Vinci Awards. A collaboration between Professor Ian Ellis in the University's School of Molecular Medical Sc...

Elsevier congratulates its British Medical Association Award winning medical authors and editors

... 2008. An additional 19 Elsevier books were highly commended and five received commendation. In total, 640 book...130 prizes awarded with 23 first prizes, 63 highly commended prizes and 44 commended prizes. Author Richard Dawkins, Simonyi Professor ...

New screening strategy for detection of chagas disease in children

...n PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Ricardo Grtler (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina), an internationally recognized authority on Chagas disease, commended Levy and colleagues study, saying the usual approaches to active case detection require surveying the whole population at risk, and therefore are labo...

Norman Borlaug, Rob Horsch to keynote world hunger lecture

... agriculture, they have utilized technology to fight hunger issues around the world. Known as the father of the Green Revolution, Borlaug has been commended for his contributions to science and his ability to influence political policy for the good of humanity. He is one of only five people in history to b...

Phase 2 of Singapore's Biomedical Sciences Initiative gains momentum for clinical research

...Europe, Canada and Australia. The IAC members commended the progress that has been made over the past one ...had been laid in Phase 1 of the BMS initiative and commended the good progress in Phase 2. It applauded the i...is period is nothing short of spectacular success, commended Sir Richard Sykes who has chaired the BMS IAC sinc...

International HIV/AIDS trial finds continuous antiretroviral therapy superior to episodic therapy

...tudy reflects an extraordinary global collaboration among hundreds of dedicated AIDS clinicians and thousands of their patients, all of whom should be commended for their exceptional achievement in contributing to this pivotal HIV/AIDS treatment study." "This trial was designed to help physicians and their ...
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Wisconsin state agencies commended for digital innovations

Madison, Wis. Four Wisconsin state agencies received the Center for Digital Government's 2005 Digital Government Achievement Award in recognition of their innovative use of Web sites and computer applications to enhance government operations and interactions. The Center for Digital Governm...

GPhA Says BIO Cries Wolf on Senate Biogenerics Proposal

...upports the proven successful Hatch-Waxman model as contained in the bipartisan 'Promoting Innovation and Access to Lifesaving Medicines Act,' we have commended the President for working to move this issue forward by recommending a 7-year exclusivity compromise. "Countless Americans are waiting for mo...

2009: Immunotec announces important clinical research initiative: New study to be launched with the goal of improving the quality of the aging process

...Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal (IRCM) and his research team are very enthusiastic about the prospects of the trial. "Immunotec should be commended for initiating and supporting this very important research study of its lead product "Immunocal" in aging. It is rare to see companies in this field c...

Victhom announces completion of joint venture agreement with Otto Bock for Neurobionix activities

...and deep motivation for people who hoped to regain some mobility and well-being through the development of the device he had designed, and he is to be commended for this". Furthermore, the board of Victhom has appointed Mr. Normand Rivard President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and confirmed...

RainDance Technologies and Harvard University to Share in First Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Cooperative Research Grants

...- as well as bolster the goals of the State's Life Sciences Initiative and further position Massachusetts as a biotech industry leader." McNary commended the MLSC and reiterated his praise for the State's $1 Billion Life Sciences Initiative "as the stimulus for RainDance's decision to relocate to Lexing...

Wall Street Journal Highlights Blood Management, Strategic Healthcare Group LLC, and Dr. Timothy Hannon

...al article that continues to bring attention to the need for proper management of blood products," Dr. Hannon said. "The Wall Street Journal should be commended for its leadership in educating its readers and the medical community about blood management as a way to improve the efficiency and quality of care si...

Squire Sanders Stands Out in Independent Analysis of Law Firms in Europe

.... The move has "created a 'very strong practise' [according to one client] that spans finance, acquisitions and leasing." The Slovak office has been commended for delivering "'immaculate' work for clients in Slovakia ... the firm was one of the first international legal service providers in the country, and ...

Synthetech Earns National Recognition for Performance Improvement Program

...them in a class above their peers. In winning four Silver Awards, Synthetech is receiving more awards than any other facility. "Synthetech should be commended for their work," said Joe Acker, SOCMA president. "Our panel of judges found them to be an impressive example for the rest of the industry. Synthetech...

UW-Madison Undergrads Shine at Innovation Days

...ces its own hydrogen fuel from water and antifreeze. Paul Peercy , dean of the College of Engineering, presented the winners with their prizes and commended all the teams for their participation. Quite frequently, the winners of the competition have gone on to succeed with their ideas, he said. If the ...

Wisconsin Assembly passes capital investment bill, revised CAPCO program not presented

... [Both bills] were both viewed as important components to support venture capital, Neis added. Senator Kanavas and Representative Nischke are to be commended for their tenacious efforts to get meaningful venture capital legislation passed during this years legislative session. While I am pleased that they g...
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