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Pelosi Statement on Energy and Commerce Committee Passage of Health Insurance Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement tonight on the vote by the House Energy and Commerce Committee to pass the America's Affordable Health Choices Act, the third House committee to pass the bill this month. The House Ways and Mea...

House Energy & Commerce Committee Accepts 'Independence at Home' Pilot Program as Amendment During Health Bill Markup

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) today applauded members of the House Energy & Commerce Committee for taking steps to coordinate care and bend the cost curve for Medicare's highest cost beneficiaries. Last ...

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Raises Concerns With Flawed Federal Health Care Reform Proposal, Rushed Timeline

LANSING, Mich., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today expressed serious concern with Congress' rushed timeline to address health care reform and urged Michigan's Congressional Delegation to demand that legislative leaders reconsider their approach and prio...

Energy and Commerce Committee Advances Long-Term Services and Supports in Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging today applauds Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) and the members of the House Energy and Commerce Committ...

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Joins Americans Against Food Taxes; Calls Health Care Reform Effort a Job Killer

LANSING, Mich., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has joined Americans Against Food Taxes, a new coalition of large and small businesses, working families and concerned individuals formed to oppose new taxes on beverages and food, such as a tax on juice drinks and ...

U.S. African Chamber Of Commerce Congratulates U.S. on New Surgeon General, May Improve Health Care for Middle Income Families

U.S. African Chamber Of Commerce congratulates Dr. Regina Benjamin as President Obama's pick for surgeon general. Washington, DC (Vocus) June 14, 2009 --    U.S. African Chamber Of Commerce congratulates Dr. Regina Benjamin as President Obama's pick for ...

U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Advocates Strong Healthcare Reforms in Support of American Values

Supporting individual quality of life and American business competitiveness through healthcare reform WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce submitted today a "Report to Congress" urging America's elected leaders to restore American values and busi...

Blunt Healthcare Amendment Adopted During Energy & Commerce Committee Markup

Blunt Offers Amendments to protect patients, help rural broadband development WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An amendment offered by Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt tonight to protect patients from medical errors was adopted by unanimous consent. The amendment was offere...

GSI Commerce and GNC Corporation Extend E-Commerce Agreement Through 2017

Marketing Services Added and gsi interactive Named as Digital Marketing Agency of Record KING OF PRUSSIA and PITTSBURGH, Pa., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GSI Commerce Inc. (Nasdaq: GSIC ), a leading provider of e-commerce and multichannel solutions, today announced a multiyear ext...

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Anthem Life in Connecticut Partner with the Chamber Insurance Trust to Offer Life and Disability Products to Chamber of Commerce Members

NORTH HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- 40,000 local businesses and 79 working Chambers of Commerce throughout Connecticut will soon be able to offer their employees and members an extensive portfolio of life and disability products, thanks to a new program developed by Anthem Life Insurance C...
Commerce in Medical Technology

Pivotal Clinical Data Published for the Only Laser Phototherapy Device Cleared by the FDA for Hair Growth

...a" and has participated in high-level, overseas trade missions with Governor Jeb Bush. Additionally, the company was awarded by the U.S. Department of commerce for "Commercial and Export Achievement." EDITOR'S NOTE : To speak with Leonard Stillman or Dr. Matt Leavitt about the study or to learn more...

American Dairy Provides Business Update

...ne of China's 500 most influential brands at The World Brand Summit jointly hosted by World Famous Brands Assembly, the United States China Chamber of commerce and the Universal City TV Stations Joint Research Center of the World Business on January 1, 2009. The selection committee evaluated more than 3,000 c...

Insmed Initiates Clinical Study for Follow-on Biologic Version of Neulasta(R)

...st following the expiration of the original product's patent. A recent econometric study by economist Dr. Robert J. Shapiro, former Under Secretary of commerce in the Clinton Administration, found that "...generic versions of the top 12 categories of biologic treatments with patent protections that have expir...

Insmed CEO to Present at Congressional Briefing on Follow-On Biologics

...st following the expiration of the original product's patent. A recent econometric study by economist Dr. Robert J. Shapiro, former Under Secretary of commerce in the Clinton Administration, found that "...generic versions of the top 12 categories of biologic treatments with patent protections that have expir...

Insmed Announces First Human Bioequivalence Data for a Follow-on Biologic by a U.S. Company

...st following the expiration of the original product's patent. A recent econometric study by economist Dr. Robert J. Shapiro, former Under Secretary of commerce in the Clinton Administration, found that "...generic versions of the top 12 categories of biologic treatments with patent protections that have expir...

Insmed Initiates Clinical Study for Follow-on Biologic Version of Neupogen(R)

...st following the expiration of the original product's patent. A recent econometric study by economist Dr. Robert J. Shapiro, former Under Secretary of commerce in the Clinton Administration, found that "...generic versions of the top 12 categories of biologic treatments with patent protections that have expir...

Cleveland Clinic Leading Clinical Program to Improve Early-Stage Lung Cancer Detection

...nvestigation. (1) American Cancer Society Facts & Figures 2007 (2) National Institutes of Standards and Technology, an agency of the U.S. commerce Department's Technology Administration (3) Riverain Medical 2001 Clinical Trial for Food and Drug Administration Pre-Market Approval (4) Li,...

NIST Awards $2 Million to Velcura Therapeutics, Inc. for Innovative Technology R&D - Dual-Action Therapies for Bone Disease

..., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has selected Velcura Therapeutics, Inc. as an award winner in the commerce Department's Advanced Technology Program (ATP), a peer-reviewed competition. NIST announced today that $2 million was awarded to the early-phase Michi...
Commerce in Medical Dictionary

Artery

...he heart to the tissues of the body. ... Artery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ... Represents industrial buildings forming the backbone of commerce in Atlanta from 1837-1940. Includes a neighborhood directory, as well as photographs and ... Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical d...
Commerce in Biological News

University of Miami receives stimulus funds for study of hurricane impacts on structures, ecosystems

...tices designed to protect human lives and enhance resiliency. The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) of the U.S. Department of commerce today announced that the University of Miami (UM) has been awarded a $15 million grant funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). T...

6 young ASU faculty earn NSF Career awards

...ocuments on the web. In addition to this easily searched information, Chen says, there is a "hidden web," that includes high-quality research, travel, commerce and manufacturing data stored in databases not easily accessed by search engines such as Google. "All of this information is there and oftentimes i...

Public trust doctrine could aid management of US oceans

...lic trust doctrine could provide a practical legal framework for restructuring the way we regulate and manage our oceans. It would support ocean-based commerce while protecting marine species and habitats," says lead author Mary Turnipseed, a PhD student at Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment. The p...

NIST-Cornell team builds world's first nanofluidic device with complex 3-D surfaces

... GAITHERSBURG, Md.Researchers at the commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Cornell University have capitalized on a process for manufacturing integrated c...

IADR Wilmer Souder Award presented to University of Colorado professor

...ions and 18 patents. Recent honors include the University of Colorado's Pinnacles of Inventorship Group New Inventor of the Year and the Department of commerce Bronze Medal. Supported by the William T. Sweeney Memorial Fund and the IADR Dental Materials Group, this is the oldest of the 16 IADR Distinguished...

Long-sought protein structure may help reveal how 'gene switch' works

... GAITHERSBURG, Md.The bacterium behind one of mankind's deadliest scourges, tuberculosis, is helping researchers at the commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) move closer to ...

NIST awards $24M in grants for new research facilities

...ildings for the sciences as they relate to the mission of the Department of commerce and its agencies, including NIST, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admi...ns also were based on the degree to which the proposed project complemented commerce Department programs in science and technology. Additional details on the...

New NOAA coral bleaching prediction system calls for low level of bleaching in Caribbean this year

...oral bleaching events and provide advance warning is critically important to sustaining healthy reefs," said Tim Keeney, deputy assistant secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and co-chair of the United States Coral Reef Task Force. "When coral reef managers and reef users are alerted, they can mobi...

NOAA report states half of US coral reefs in 'poor' or 'fair' condition

...red Navy Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher Jr., Ph.D., under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator. The 569-page document...hat this is a global issue," said Tim Keeney, deputy assistant secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and co-chair of the United States Coral Reef Task...

New study finds most North Pacific humpback whale populations rebounding

...is proud to have played a key role in initiating and funding this study, said retired Navy Vice Adm. Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Ph.D., under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator. It is only through this type of international cooperation that we can gauge our success and measure ...
Commerce in Biological Technology

Kiwa Bio-Tech Receives Authorization From the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China to Wholesale Other Fertilizer Manufacturers Products

BEIJING and CLAREMONT, Calif., June 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: KWBT) announced that on June 23rd, 2008, Kiwa Bio-Tech Products (Shangdong) Co., Ltd. (Kiwa Shandong) received approval documents from the Ministry of Commerce ...

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gutierrez Cuts Ribbon on MaxWell Biocorporation's New Pharmaceutical Development Center and Quality Control Laboratory in Ukraine

- First U.S. Commerce Secretary to visit independent Ukraine also visits MaxWell's newly-built Boryspil facility - WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 4, 2008, U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez became the first U.S. cabinet official to visit MaxWell Biocorporation'...

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gutierrez to Address AdvaMed 2007

Plenary Speaker Hall of Fame Coach Jim Calhoun Credits Early Diagnosis with Saving his Life WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Day two of AdvaMed 2007: The MedTech Conference will highlight how everyday patients are heroes and benefit from advancements in medical technology as we...

WTN exclusive interview with Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles (part 1)

This is part one of a three-part series focusing on the past, present and future of DOC policy and initiatives and serves as a follow up to WTNs interview with Nettles in March 2004. Part 2 Part 3 The Wisconsin Technology Network: Looking back over the past year, what accomplishment...

WTN exclusive interview with Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles (part 2)

This is part two of a three-part series focusing on the past, present and future of Dept. of Commerce policy and initiatives and serves as a follow up to WTNs interview with Nettles in March 2003. Part 1 Part 3 WTN: During the next six to 12 months, what Dept. of Commerce initiatives ...

WTN exclusive interview with Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles (part 3)

This is final part of a three-part series focusing on the past, present and future of the Department of Commerces policy and initiatives, and serves as a follow up to WTNs interview with Nettles in March 2003. In this final installment, Nettles addresses outsourcing issues with China, his tho...

Department of Commerce offers up to $1 million annually to aid tech entrepreneurs

MADISON The state Department of Commerce is asking for proposals to create an entrepreneurial and technology transfer center that would help entrepreneurs develop and sell technology products. Non-profit and for-profit companies are welcome to propose plans for the center, which Gov. Jim Do...

Secretary Nettles leaving Commerce for law practice

Cory Nettles Cory Nettles, secretary of Wisconsins Department of Commerce, said on Friday that he would resign from his post on December 31 to become a partner in the law firm Quarles & Bradys Milwaukee office. Nettles has served in Governor Jim Doyles administration for two years. He will ...

Interview: New commerce secretary wants to keep momentum on jobs and business programs

Burke Stevens Point, Wis. I sat down recently in Stevens Point with new Wisconsin Secretary of Commerce Mary P. Burke during her third full day on the job to talk about the foremost issues at hand for Commerce, Governor Jim Doyles budget proposals and Wisconsins business scene. WTN: What ...

Madison biotechs get Commerce grants

Governor Doyle announced Tuesday that two Dane county businesses will receive funding for their technology development projects through the Department of Commerce Technology Assistance Grant program. BioSystem Development LLC of Middleton, will receive $11,250 to assist in its development of...

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Symbiosis

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