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Clarisonic Pounds the Pavement 'Pink' Offering Generous Donation at 2009 Entertainment Industry Foundation Revlon Run/Walk for Women

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarisonic gave a $200,000 boost to the 16th Annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women, where more than 50,000 participants turned out today in Los Angeles. On behalf of Pacific Bioscience Laboratories, makers of the Clarisonic - innovators in sonic skin ca...

Diabetes Research and Awareness Receives Big Boost Thanks to Generous Gift from Thomas McInerney

First Annual Jimmy McInerney Memorial Golf Classic Raises More Than $100,000 to Combat Diabetes Thomas McInerney, Owner of McInerney's Woodhaven Chrysler Jeep, Gearing Up for Next Year's Event to "Take A Swing At Diabetes" WOODHAVEN, Mich., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire...

National Autism Association Receives Generous Donation to Fund More Counties With Project Lifesaver Equipment

NIXA, Mo., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association announced today that its recently launched FOUND program has received an anonymous $15,000 donation to fund additional counties with Project Lifesaver equipment. Project Lifesaver is a nationwide tracking program es...

ACG Announces Generous Gift by Procter & Gamble

Patient-oriented research into GI diseases advanced by gift from P&G PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Gastroenterology and its Institute for Clinical Research & Education today announced a commitment of one million dollars by Procter & Gamble. This gif...

Global Initiative on AIDS gets a generous $17m from Australia

Foreign Minister of Australia, Alexander Downer has sanctioned $17 million to take the global effort forward in improving the condition of HIV-AIDS//, tuberculosis and malaria. To quote Mr. Downer, "Global Fund grants have allowed more than half a million people to be treated with anti-retrovi...

AlloSource Chosen as Healthcare Finalist in 2009 'Top Companies'

...nd functionality. This allowed AlloSource to provide 10% more allografts in 2008. Additionally, AlloSource processed more than 3,200 skin donors whose generous gifts helped save the lives of burn victims around the country. "We are honored to again be recognized in our home state for our efforts to adv...

NATB Announces Partnership With Ronald McDonald House Charities(R)

... approximately 175 member ticket brokers in the United States," said Marty Coyne, president and CEO of RMHC. "RMHC and our local Chapters rely on the generous donations of our corporate partners and NATB is providing valuable contributions in terms of volunteers and entertainment for our families. Our famil...

EHE International Supports The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

...Team Fox members play a critical role in our efforts to push Parkinson's disease research forward," says Katie Hood, CEO of MJFF. "EHE International's generous donation will help our Foundation reach new members who are eager to support our work to find a cure for this devastating disease." Parkinson's...

More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class

..., advocacy, certified vision screening and training, community and patient service programs and research. These services are made possible through the generous support of the American public. Together with a network of affiliates, divisions and chapters, Prevent Blindness America is committed to eliminating p...

Medigap Plans in Illinois to Benefit From Medicare Advantage Reimbursement Cuts

...ois, the state's top Medigap insurer. Medicare Advantage plans have traditionally not been strong in the Illinois market because of the state's generous retirement benefit culture. In June 2009, the penetration rate for Medicare Advantage in Illinois was 10 percent, well below the national average of 2...
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Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Announces Latest Developments on Three SMA Drug Discovery Programs

...s and directs the leading SMA research programs. Families of SMA has created hope for our community that did not exist in 1984. Our support comes from generous individual donations and numerous fundraising events held by volunteer families and our chapters. Our successful results and progress from basic ...

American Lung Association Offers Simple Tips to Protect Public Health and Minimize H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Flu Transmission

...tury, the American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. With your generous support, the American Lung Association is "Fighting for Air" through research, education and advocacy. For more information about the American Lung A...

American Lung Association Study to be Published in the 'New England Journal of Medicine' Finds Prescription Heartburn Medication Does Not Control Asthma Symptoms as Previously Thought

...ntury, the American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. With your generous support, the American Lung Association is "Fighting for Air" through research, education and advocacy. For more information about the American Lung As...

Research Finding Could Revolutionize Asthma Treatment

...ct the best scientific minds to address the asthma problem. Specifically, the AAF supports highly original, cutting-edge asthma research by providing generous multi-year awards to scientists not previously involved in the study of asthma." Over the past nine years, the American Asthma Foundation has a...

Adlyfe Strikes Translational Medicine Partnership With Wyeth Pharmaceuticals for Alzheimer's Biomarker Assay

...disease, Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease, Huntington's disease, systemic amyloidosis, diabetes and other diseases. Adlyfe is currently capitalized through generous investment from U.S. and international government sponsors and Burrill & Company and Canaan Venture Partners. The Company's novel technology ...

American Lung Association Celebrates 101st Annual Christmas Seals Campaign

...her major causes of death are declining. The American Lung Association funds vital research on the causes of and treatments for lung disease. With the generous support of the public, the American Lung Association is " Fighting for Air ." For more information about the American Lung Association, a Charity Navi...

Video: New Survey Finds Mothers See Influenza as a Serious Health Threat, but Often Don't Get Their Families Vaccinated

...r leading causes of death have declined. The American Lung Association funds vital research on the causes of and treatments for lung disease. With the generous support of the public, the American Lung Association is "Improving life, one breath at a time." For more information about Faces of Influenz...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2 Million for Research on Cognitive and Mood Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

...inical and clinical research projects under the Foundation's Cognitive Deficits and Mood Disorders in Parkinson's Disease initiative, made possible by generous leadership funding from Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. "Clinicians and patients alike report how disabling the cognitiv...

Parents Make Donations to National Autism Association for Cutting-Edge Research

... NIXA, Mo., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association (NAA) has recently received generous donations totaling $30,000 for its Progress Research Fund from fellow parents within the autism community. NAA expresses its sincere gratitude to Br...

American Lung Association Study Finds No Evidence of Depression or Suicide Linked to Asthma and Allergy Drug Montelukast

...her major causes of death are declining. The American Lung Association funds vital research on the causes of and treatments for lung disease. With the generous support of the public, the American Lung Association is "Improving life, one breath at a time." For more information about the American Lung Associati...
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TPS-TL Spinal Spacer

Description:...ctions of an anterior plate and vertebral column spacer. This unique, integrated design eliminates the need for supplemental fixation while allowing a generous amount of bone graft to be delivered to the operative site....
Company:Biomet, Inc.

IEC CL30R Centrifuge

Description:...nvenience and exceptional value for your low-speed clinical applications. With its unique AUTO-LOCK rotor exchange system, user-friendly controls, and generous sample capacity, the IEC CL30 Series delivers solid performance for your daily centrifugation needs....
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

IEC CL30 Centrifuge

Description:...nvenience and exceptional value for your low-speed clinical applications. With its unique AUTO-LOCK rotor exchange system, user-friendly controls, and generous sample capacity, the IEC CL30 Series delivers solid performance for your daily centrifugation needs....
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

IEC CL10 Centrifuge

Description:...he IEC CL10 from Thermo is the ideal centrifuge for your low-speed clinical applications. With its broad choice of rotors, user-friendly controls, and generous sample capacity, the IEC CL10 delivers solid performance for your daily centrifugation needs....
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

FilteredFlo® Pediatric Warming Blanket

Description:... The pediatric blanket provides full coverage for pediatric patient care. The generous size and versatility of these blankets include extra material for the shoulders and feet. The foot drape also reduces the risk of thermal injury....
Company:Cincinnati Sub-Zero

FilteredFlo® Adult Warming Blanket

Description:... The adult blanket provides full coverage for patients of all sizes. The generous size and versatility of these blankets include extra material for the shoulders and feet. The foot drape also reduces the risk of thermal injury....
Company:Cincinnati Sub-Zero

BRO-YL2 Therapeutic Bronchoscope

Description:... Fujinon's therapeutic fiberoptic bronchoscopes offers a generous 2.6mm operating channel with a slim outside diameter. The large channel allows for improved suction and easier passage of cytology brushes. The scope ...
Company:Fujinon

ART 200MicroPoint Design

Description:... Its generous filter placement, MicroPoint design, and reference marks at 10, 50, and 100 ul make this ART tip ideal for many 200 ul pipettors....
Company:Molecular BioProducts

4V62-R

Description:... Contoured waterfall-front ergonomic seats and generous backrests with lumbar support are standard on these ergonomic chairs. • With casters • With Tubular Base....
Company:BioFit Engineered Products

4V63

Description:... Contoured waterfall-front ergonomic seats and generous backrests with lumbar support are standard on these ergonomic chairs. • Not available with casters • With Tubular Base....
Company:BioFit Engineered Products
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Cysts

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Stem cell 'daughters' lead to breast cancer

...efully this will lead to new, tailored therapies for the next generation of women." Dr Visvader said the research had only been possible through the generous donation of breast tissue by women undergoing breast surgery, together with the support of their surgeons and pathologists. The study was facilitated ...

Who goes abroad for fertility treatment and why?

...Only 13.4% of the patients we surveyed received partial reimbursement, and as few as 3.8% were reimbursed totally for their treatment." The most generous country was The Netherlands, with a partial or total reimbursement of 44.4% and 22.1% of patients. In France, patients could only be reimbursed for ...

Taxpayer Alliance applauds bill to broaden access to federal research results

...t to help accelerate research, discovery and innovation. This is good for science, and ultimately good for the public." "FRPAA will pay especially generous dividends to students by opening access to publically funded research a significant portion of which has been unavailable to undergraduate and gradua...

A Canada-wide technology platform for mapping the human interactome

... at the forefront of research aimed at deciphering how proteins inside the cell interact, and how errors in this process underlie disease states. This generous funding from the CFI will allow leading scientific groups in Canada to collaborate in addressing this critical problem in biomedicine. This collaborat...

American Chemical Society weekly presspac -- June 10, 2009

...re now the strongest markets for BIPV. Sales are just beginning to rise in the United States, especially in states like sunny California, which offers generous subsidies for solar power. But several hurdles stand in the way of further expansion of this new solar technology, including a need for more efficient...

Scientists shed light on inner workings of human embryonic stem cells

... and was the major contributor to the ideas in the paper." Meanwhile, Thales Papagiannakopoulos, a graduate student working in the Kosik lab, was very generous in helping Na Xu with one of the experiments. He helped with one of several proofs that showed that the targets of miR-145 are the three transcription...

G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation funds purchase of state-of-the-art equipment for UM's Rosenstiel School

... Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science has received a generous gift from the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation to help bolster research initiat...get elements. "We are very grateful to the Vetlesen Foundation for this generous donation to the Rosenstiel School," said Dr. Otis Brown, dean of the Rosens...

Straw bale house survives violent shaking at earthquake lab

...f Nevada, Reno as a NEES Management, Operations and Maintenance award shared-use project. "I am extremely grateful to EERI, NEES and UNR for their generous support, and to all the hardworking volunteers who dedicated countless hours to this project, Donovan said. ...

2009 Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award winner announced

...ravel costs for the recipient to the ACMG meeting. "The American College of Medical Genetics Foundation is grateful to Signature Genomics for their generous support of up-and-coming medical genetic researchers through the Signature Genomics Travel Award," said R. Rodney Howell, MD, FACMG, president of the ...

Peter Baumann named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist

...edical research. Dr. Baumann and his team will continue to work in laboratories at the Stowers Institute's Kansas City campus. In addition to his generous Stowers funding, Dr. Baumann will receive substantial annual support from HHMI, allowing him to expand his program by adding new members to the resear...
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The Foundation for National Institutes of Health Announces Unprecedented Product Donation by sanofi-aventis in the U.S.

...rles M. Sanders, M.D., chairman of the Foundation for NIH. "We are grateful to sanofi-aventis for advancing NIH-sponsored clinical research with this generous donation and hope that other pharmaceutical companies will follow its lead." "We are proud to support the ability of the NIH to pursue new and...

Spectrum Announces Fetal Bovine Serum Product Line

...s so that additional testing at customer sites is minimized. Spectrum includes value-added services in support of their new FBS products, including a generous lot-reserve and sampling program. "Spectrum is already a source for many of the reagents, lab supplies, and equipment used in cell culture a...

WuXi PharmaTech Named a Top Ten Chinese Outsourcing Enterprise

...with high-quality, cost-effective products and services provided by outsourcing service companies. We are grateful to the Ministry of Commerce for its generous support of WuXi and the outsourcing industry in general. With continued support, we will continue to develop both capabilities and capacity to better ...

Santaris Pharma Director Appointed Adjunct Professor in RNA Biology at the University of Aalborg, Denmark

...dbreaking work, his standing as an international leader in the microRNA field, his service to the scientific community, and his status as a valued and generous colleague. A close relationship with the knowledge intensive private industry is very important to Aalborg University, so the fact that Sakari Kauppin...

Leaders in Health Literacy Recognized by the Partnership for Clear Health Communication at the National Patient Safety Foundation

...lic Health . (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080307/AQF053LOGO ) This award, established in 2008 and made possible through a generous grant from Pfizer, Inc., was established to recognize the critical importance of health literacy to advancing patient safety and quality of care, and ...

University of Maryland Announces Finalists for $75K Business Plan Competition

...ounder, EVP, AgaMatrix. This year, a special award will be given to company ideas with a positive impact on society or sustainability through the generous support of Warren Citrin. The competition is sponsored by Fish & Richardson P.C. and the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)....

EPA Awards Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute $500,000 for Air Quality Research

...on respiratory disease research at LRRI. Dr. Campen says, "We have known for a long time that air pollution contributes to respiratory disease. This generous grant from the EPA endorses our work and will advance our understanding of the relationship between air pollution and one of the major killers in Amer...

ChanTest Acquires Applied Cell Sciences

...creening has not been previously available. ChanTest's new integrated ion channel-GPCR services and reagents overcome this obstacle. And thanks to the generous support of the Ohio Department of Development's Third Frontier Program, we continue to innovate. By the end of 2009, our library will include ~120 ion...

AlloSource Distributes Record Amount of Tissue in 2008

... tissue donors whose gifts helped thousands of people improve their mobility and functionality. AlloSource processed more than 3,200 skin donors whose generous gifts helped save the lives of burn victims around the country. "2008 was a particularly significant year for AlloSource. We reached milestones ...

University of Minnesota Receives $40 Million for Type 1 Diabetes Research

...y lead to discoveries that would enable islet cell regeneration or prevent the islet cells from being destroyed in the first place. "This most generous gift positions us to collaborate on the unprecedented and real opportunities that exist today in stem cell, transplantation and immunology research. ...
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