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Clyde C. Tuggle, Senior Vice President at The Coca-Cola Company, Elected to CASA* Board

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University announced today that Clyde C. Tuggle has been elected to its board of directors. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080814/NYTH004LOGO ) ...

CA Representative Elected to Continua Health Alliance Board of Directors

ISLANDIA, N.Y., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA ) today announced that Tom Boyle, CA vice president, market development has been elected to represent CA on the Board of Directors of Continua Health Alliance. The non-profit Continua Health Alliance has more t...

Ohio Medical Student Justin B. Mahida Elected to the AMA Board of Trustees

CHICAGO, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced Justin B. Mahida, a medical student at The Ohio State University in Columbus , Ohio, is elected to the AMA Board of Trustees. Mahida's election to the medical student position on the board was confi...

Wisconsin Doctor Raj Ambay Elected to the AMA Board of Trustees

CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced Raj Ambay, M.D., D.D.S., a resident in plastic surgery in Madison, Wisconsin, is elected to the AMA Board of Trustees. Dr. Ambay's election to the resident position on the Board was confirmed today a...

Missouri Doctor, David Barbe, M.D., Newly Elected to AMA Board of Trustees

CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David O. Barbe, M.D., a practicing family physician, was elected today as the newest member of the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081209/AMALOGO ) "I am honored to be...

Ameritox(R) CMO Elected Chairman of the American College of Physician Executives Board

BALTIMORE, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry Leider, M.D., MBA, FACPE, Ameritox's Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, has been elected as President and Chairman of the Board for the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE), a national organization consisting of more than 10,000 phy...

Ted Karkus and Karkus Slate of Directors Prevail in Federal Court, Seated as Directors of The Quigley Corporation; Ted Karkus Elected Chairman of the Board

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY ) , www.quigleyco.com , today announced that on Friday, June 12, 2009, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a decision and order rejecting the last of t...

Thomas P. Rice Elected to Board of Directors of Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc.

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (NYSE: PRX ) today announced that Thomas P. Rice has been elected to the company's board of directors. Mr. Rice was also appointed to the Audit Committee and the Nominating-Corporate Governance Committee....

Argus' Laura Topor Elected to NCPDP Board of Trustees

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Health Systems, Inc., a leading provider of pharmacy benefit administration services, has announced that Laura Topor has been elected to the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs' (NCPDP) Board of Trustees for a three-year term. The Board of ...

Five UCSF Scientists Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Five UCSF faculty scientists are among the 72 new members and 18 foreign associates from 15 countries elected recently to the National Academy of Sciences, the Academy has announced. San Francisco, CA (Vocus) May 4, 2009 -- Five UCSF faculty scientists are among the...
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Radius' Investigational Bone Anabolic Agent, BA058, Increased Bone Mineral Density (BMD) at Key Fracture Sites in Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

...ated in the hip joint) after six months of therapy. The gains in lumbar spine and femoral neck BMD were further increased in a subset of patients that elected to continue therapy for a total of 12 months of treatment, and at both time points, the changes were greater than those seen with Forteo(R) (teriparat...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Results of 2009 Annual Shareholders Meeting

...ders re-elected seven nominees for directors of the company to serve until the 2010 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their successors are duly elected or appointed and qualified. They are: Donald Hildebrand, Andrew Kandalepas, Dean Kollintzas, Robert McNally, Harriet Robinson, John Spencer and Peter...

Spherix Elects New Independent Director, and Elects Chairman of the Board

...nced that, on May 12, 2009, its Board of Directors elected a new, independent Director, Thomas B. Peter, to b...ectors. In related news, Spherix's Board also elected Dr. Robert J. Vander Zanden as its Chairman of the Board. Dr. Vander Zanden was previously elected Interim Chairman following the death of its former...

Logical Therapeutics Appoints Peter A. Lankau as CEO and Director

...oducts that treat diseases associated with inflammation, today announced that Peter A. Lankau has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, and has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Lankau was most recently President and CEO of Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., a publicly traded specialty pharmac...

Alba Therapeutics Corporation Announces the Next Clinical Trial of Its Lead Compound, Larazotide Acetate and Promotions

...ed on the pathogenesis and diagnosis of Celiac disease. He completed a residency in Clinical Immunology at Ramon y Cajal Hospital, Madrid where he was elected Resident of the Year in Spain in 2001 (Sanities Prize). Dr. Leon was a postdoctoral fellow in the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation (Mucosal Immuni...

Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard for Destroying Small Tumors

...studying cryoablation's safety, Georgiades studied the results of 101 percutaneous cryoablations on 91 patients who either couldn't undergo surgery or elected the interventional radiology treatment. Using computed tomography (CT) imaging, researchers could view tumors and probes in real time. Interventional ...

Terumo Heart, Inc. Reports Clinical Progress in the DuraHeart(TM) U.S. Pivotal Trial as NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center Implants First Patient

...byterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center and associate professor of surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons , elected to implant the DuraHeart(TM) System using an "off-pump" procedure, allowing him to operate directly on the beating heart, thus reducing the risk for p...

Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

...mergency" medications such as IVIG and Win-Rho, whose effects are transient. Upon completion of the Phase 3 studies almost 90 percent of patients elected to subsequently enroll into the Nplate long term extension study which demonstrated that Nplate continued to effectively increase and sustain platelet...

Merck Serono's Safinamide Significantly Improved Motor Function in Patients With Advanced Parkinson's Disease in a Phase III Pivotal Trial

...ose group and 87% in the 100 mg dose group) compared to 89% in the placebo group. Over 90% of patients who completed the initial 24 weeks of treatment elected to enter a 78-week, placebo-controlled double-blind extension study, which is ongoing, to specifically assess the effect on dyskinesias as primary end...

Dr. Derek Winstanly of Quintiles to Serve as 2009 ACRO Chair; Mr. William Sharbaugh of PPD to Be Chair-Elect

...akers and the public in the U.S. and worldwide, today announced that it has elected Dr. Derek Winstanly as Chair for 2009 and Mr. William Sharbaugh as Chair-El...iles Transnational, and Mr. Sharbaugh, Chief Operating Officer of PPD, were elected at the association's annual meeting in December. Dr. Winstanly is a respec...
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Milk

...tation milk is known as... Milk is a 2008 American biographical film on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk , who was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Dustin Lance Black,... Calcium, Calcium information, Calcium so...

Episiotomy

... ... Find out what an episiotomy is and why you might have one during labor and delivery. ... In fact, I hated the episiotomy so much that I elected to have a ... Summary of significant points, references, and abstracts from related studies from this book on obstetric myths. ... major argument ...
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Seventy-three scientists elected to the American Academy of Microbiology

Seventy-three microbiologists have been elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology. Fellows of the Academy are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbi...

Singapore scientists elected into National Academy of Sciences

Renowned Singapore-based cancer geneticists Neal Copeland, Ph.D., and Nancy Jenkins, Ph.D., who are among the top 50 most-cited biomedical scientists in the world today, have been elected into the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Dr. Copeland, Executive Director of the Institute...

MBL director and CEO and cell biology pioneer Gary Borisy elected to National Academy of Sciences

MBL, WOODS HOLE, MACell biologist Dr. Gary G. Borisy, director and CEO of the MBL (Marine Biological Laboratory) has been elected to The National Academy of Sciences (NAS), an honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research. The achievement, considered on...

University of Texas at Austin engineer elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

AUSTIN, TexasAdam Heller, an acclaimed chemical engineering research professor and professor emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected a fellow into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (AAAS), along with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela, actor James Earl Jones, U...

Carnegie's Doug Koshland elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

Baltimore, MDDouglas E. Koshland, staff scientist at Carnegie's Department of Embryology, has been elected one of 72 Fellows by the American Academy of Microbiology. Fellows are annually elected "through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and ...

Carnegie's Joe Berry elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Stanford, CAJoseph A. Berry, staff scientist at Carnegie's Department of Global Ecology, has been elected a 2009 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The honor is bestowed on those who "have attained acknowledged eminence in the Earth and space sciences." AGU members nominate potential ...

Eight ASU faculty elected as AAAS Fellows

TEMPE, Ariz. Eight Arizona State University faculty members are among the 486 newly elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a prestigious international scientific society. AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society. Brad Allenby, Richard C...

Carnegie's Field and Koshland Elected AAAS Fellows

Washington D.C.Christopher B. Field, director of Carnegie's Department of Global Ecology, and Douglas E. Koshland, staff scientist at the Department of Embryology, have been elected AAAS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The announcement appears in the News & Note...

Salk researcher Terry Sejnowski elected to Institute of Medicine

Terry Sejnowski, Ph.D., professor and head of the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory at the Salk Institute has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, the IOM has announced. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes indivi...

UMass Medical School's Craig Mello elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

WORCESTER, Mass.The American Academy of Arts & Sciences today announced that it has elected University of Massachusetts Medical Schools Craig C. Mello, PhD, to its membership, which includes some 200 Nobel laureates, more than 60 Pulitzer Prize winners and national and worldwide leaders drawn from...
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American Oriental Bioengineering Honorably Elected a Top 20 Most Competitive Public Pharmaceutical Company in China

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE: AOB ), ("the Company" or "AOBO"), a pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving health through the development, manufacture and commercialization of a broad range of prescription and over the cou...

Professor Wing Wong Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

aTyr Pharma Scientific Advisory Board Member Recognized for Development of Statistical Methods and Software SAN DIEGO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Wing Hung Wong, Professor of Statistics and of Health Research & Policy at Stanford University has been elected to the US National Academy of Sci...

Dr. Thomas Werner Elected to Accera, Inc.'s Board of Directors

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Accera, Inc., a biotechnology company delivering breakthrough therapies in central nervous system (CNS) diseases, announced today that Thomas Werner, Ph.D. has been elected to its board of directors. Since 2001, Dr. Werner has been a managing direct...

Thomas K. Equels Elected to Hemispherx BioPharma, Inc. Board of Directors

MIAMI, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas K. Equels, President and Managing Director of the Equels Law Firm, has been elected to the board of directors for Hemispherx BioPharma, Inc. (Amex: HEB ), a Philadelphia-based biopharmaceutical company engaged in the manufacture and clinical development of n...

Canary Foundation's Dr. Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Elected to the National Academies Institute of Medicine

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Canary Foundation, a nonprofit organization that funds research in early cancer detection, announced that its Scientific Program Director, Dr. Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, has been elected as a new member of the U.S. National Academies Institute of Medicine (IO...

Douglas Oberhelman Elected to Lilly Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) has elected Douglas R. Oberhelman as a new member, effective December 1, 2008. Oberhelman, 55, currently serves as a group president of Caterpillar Inc. and is a member of Caterpillar'...

Barry Ginsberg, M.D., Ph.D. Elected to Biodel's Board of Directors

DANBURY, Conn., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biodel Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOD) today announced that Barry Ginsberg, M.D., Ph.D., has been elected as a new member of its Board of Directors, effective June 10, 2008. Dr. Ginsberg is currently Chief Executive Officer of Diabetes Technology Consultan...

Lucy Shapiro, Ph.D., Elected to Gen-Probe Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO ) announced today that Lucy Shapiro, Ph.D., a renowned molecular microbiologist at Stanford University, has been elected to its board of directors. Gen-Probe's board now has eight members, including seven who are...

Thomas W. Burke, MD, Elected 40th President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists

CHICAGO, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas W. Burke, MD, Executive Vice President and Physician-in-Chief at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, has been elected the 40th President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) at the organization's 39th Annual Meeting, held Mar...

USANA's CEO Myron W. Wentz, Ph.D. Has Been Elected to Serve on Immunosyn Corporation's Board of Directors

LA JOLLA, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Immunosyn Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: IMYN) is pleased to announce that Myron W. Wentz, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of USANA Health Sciences, Incorporated (Nasdaq: USNA ), was elected to serve as a member o...

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Charles Darwin

...ted to current species in the same locality. At the same meeting Darwin was elected to the Council of the Society. He had already been invited by FitzRoy to co...with you to nurse you" . On 24 January 1839 he was honoured by being elected as Fellow of the Royal Society and presented his paper on the Roads of Gl...

Edward Jenner

... of its host out of the nest so that the baby cuckoo was the only one to receive food from its foster parents. It was for this observation that he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1789. Related topics Vaccine Vaccination External links Jenner's papers on vaccination: h...

Francis Crick

...or an end to the genital mutilations of children. Starting in 1976 , Crick worked at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California ( [1] ). He was elected a fellow of CSICOP in 1983 and a Humanist Laureate of the International Academy of Humanism in the same year. Crick died of colon cancer in Tho...

Stem cell

...elax the policy. The 2004 Democratic presidential candidate, Senator John Kerry (D, MA), had promised to support all types of stem cell research if elected President. His defeat in the U.S. presidential election, 2004 means that embryonic stem cell research in the US will potentially develop at the sta...

Thomas Malthus

...ubjects and took prizes in English declamation, Latin and Greek. His principal subject was mathematics . He earned a masters degree in 1791 and was elected a fellow of Jesus College two years later. In 1797 , he was ordained and became an Anglican country parson. Malthus's views were largely develope...
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