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PDL BioPharma Elects Barry Selick to Its Board of Directors

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (Nasdaq: PDLI ) today announced the appointment of Harold E. ("Barry") Selick, Ph.D., to the Company's Board of Directors. "Barry's experience as a seasoned biotechnology executive and his extensiv...

Forterus Inc. Elects Jeff Walton, Former Bear Stearns President, to Board of Directors; Applying to Open New Facility near Los Angeles

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forterus Inc. (Pink Sheets: FTER), which, through its ABTTC Inc. division provides drug and alcohol rehabilitation and other behavioral healthcare services, announced today that Jeff Walton, former President, CEO and Senior ...

AHA Board Elects John Bluford Chair-Elect Designate

WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Hospital Association's (AHA) Board of Trustees has elected John W. Bluford, president and CEO of Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Mo. as its chair-elect designate. Bluford will assume the chairmanship in 2011, becomi...

HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association Elects New Leadership

CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Health Record Association (EHR Association) announced today its newly-elected Vice Chair and Executive Committee members as well as the re-election of the Association's Chairman. The Association represents a significant majority of install...

YAI/NIPD Board of Trustees Elects Eliot Green Chair and Sheldon Kwiat Vice Chair

The YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities (YAI/NIPD) Board of Trustees has elected Eliot P. Green, a Partner at the law firm of Loeb & Loeb LLP, as Chair, and Sheldon Kwiat, President of the diamond jewelry firm bearing his family name, as Vice Chair. ...

TOPICA Elects G. Kirk Raab as Chairman of the Board

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- TOPICA Pharmaceuticals today announced that G. Kirk Raab has been elected chairman of the company's Board of Directors. "As a pre-eminent leader in the biotechnology industry, and as the former chairman of Connetics Corporation and Ocla...

YAI/NIPD Board of Trustees Elects Eliot Green Chair and Sheldon Kwiat Vice Chair

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities (YAI/NIPD) Board of Trustees has elected Eliot P. Green, a Partner at the law firm of Loeb & Loeb LLP, as Chair, and Sheldon Kwiat, President of the diamond jewelry firm bearing his family name, as V...

Michigan Health & Hospital Association Elects 2009 Officers and Board Members

LANSING, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) elected new officers and board members during the association's Annual Membership Meeting today. Officers of the 2009 MHA Board of Trustees include Frank J. Sardone , chairman; Spe...

Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. Elects New Members to Board of Directors

LOS ANGELES, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Three new directors were elected to the board of the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) at the organization's annual meeting June 18. Joining the 15-member board this month are Laurie Reynard, MD, a Santa Monica obstetrician/gynecologist; Bruce...

Blue Cross Board of Trustees Elects Two New Members

Former State Supreme Court Justice Kathleen Blatz, investment bank partner Kevin Green join board EAGAN, Minn., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) board of trustees has elected two new members, Kathleen Blatz and Kevin Green. Kat...
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Spherix Elects New Independent Director, and Elects Chairman of the Board

BETHESDA, Md., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spherix Incorporated (Nasdaq: SPEX ), an innovator in biotechnology for diabetes therapy, and a provider of technical and regulatory consulting services to food, supplement, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, today announced that, on May 1...

Cell Therapeutics Announces Study Data Set Cut-off for Phase III Pivotal Pixantrone (301) Trial

...tal authorities that the PIX301 trial is insufficient to demonstrate pixantrone's safety and effectiveness for commercial use, whether or not Novartis elects to exercise their option on pixantrone and whether CTI and Novartis can agree on such terms competitive factors, technological developments, costs of ...

Pharmacopeia Announces Positive Results from Phase 1 Multiple Ascending Dose Study of PS433540 (DARA)

... Pharmacopeia elects to Expand Study to Include 1,000 mg Dose PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmacopeia (Nasdaq: PCOP ), an innovator in the disc...
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NexGen Complete Knee Solution Legacy Knee Posterior Stabilized (LPS)

Description:...moral Component is intended for patients who, in the surgeon's judgement, have adequate bone stock and varus/valgus stability, and/or when the surgeon elects to substitute for the posterior cruciate ligament. Fixation options include porous fiber metal, PMMA precoat and non-coated versions. These devices ar...
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Covance Elects John McCartney to Company's Board of Directors

PRINCETON, N.J., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD ) announced that it has elected John McCartney to its board of directors. Mr. McCartney currently serves as chairman of the board of A.M. Castle Corporation, a provider of specialty products, services, and supply chai...

Robbins & Myers, Inc. Elects New Board Members

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Robbins & Myers, Inc. (NYSE: RBN ) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Richard J. Giromini to its Board of Directors, increasing the size from seven to eight members. The Board also nominated Albert J. Neupaver to stand for...

Genaera Corporation Elects Paul K. Wotton to Board of Directors

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genaera Corporation (Nasdaq: GENR ) today announced the election of Paul K. Wotton, Ph.D., to Genaera's Board of Directors, bringing the membership total to seven. Dr. Wotton is expected to serve for the remainder of the Board's existin...

Angiotech elects to suspend Vascular Wrap(TM) pivotal clinical trials

VANCOUVER, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP), a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company, today announced that it has elected to suspend enrolment in its U.S. and EU human clinical trials for its Vascular Wrap product...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Board Elects Jean-Marc Huet Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Several Key Management Changes Announced NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ) today announced that the company's Board of Directors has elected Jean-Marc Huet senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective March 31...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Board Elects James M. Cornelius Chairman of the Board

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ) today announced that the company's Board of Directors has elected James M. Cornelius chairman of the Board. Mr. Cornelius, who was named chief executive officer in September 2006, will continue serving in th...

BioSeek Elects Roy Whitfield Executive Chairman of Board of Directors

BURLINGAME, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSeek, Inc. today announced that Roy A. Whitfield has been elected executive chairman of the Company's board of directors. Mr. Whitfield had joined BioSeek's board of directors and served as a business advisor to the Company since November, 2005. ...

Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) Elects New Officers for 2008

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO), which represents the clinical outsourcing industry to regulators, biopharmaceutical clients, policy makers and the public in the U.S. and worldwide, recently elected new officers for 2008...

Alexza Elects Dr. Hal V. Barron to Its Board of Directors

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA ) announced today that it has elected Hal V. Barron, MD, FACC to its Board of Directors. Dr. Barron is currently Senior Vice President, Development and Chief Medical Officer at Genentech, where he ...

Beckman Coulter Elects AMN Healthcare Executive to Board of Directors

FULLERTON, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE: BEC ), a leading developer of products that simplify and automate complex biomedical testing, announced today that Susan R. Nowakowski, chief executive officer, president, and director of AMN Healthcare Services...

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