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Foote Promoted to Vice President at Conseco

CARMEL, Ind., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conseco, Inc. (NYSE: CNO ) announced that Christopher J. Foote has been promoted to vice president, asset-liability management. Foote, 51, joined Conseco in 1999 and served previously as senior managing actuary for asset-liabilit...

Bill Hayes Promoted to President of Vendormate

ATLANTA, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Vendormate, the market leader in vendor information management and credentialing, has promoted Bill Hayes to the role of president, effective immediately. Andy Monin, who formerly held presidential responsibilities, will focus on assessing and developing strategic...

Bobbi Drais Promoted to Vice President, Regulatory Affairs for HEALTHPOINT, Ltd.

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- HEALTHPOINT, Ltd., a DFB Pharmaceuticals, Inc. company, has announced the promotion of Bobbi Drais to Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Ms. Drais, with 15 years of regulatory experience, was most recently Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs for th...

Manny Tau, Psy.D. Promoted to Service Area Leader for the Problematic Behaviors Service Area at Baron Center, Inc

SAN DIEGO, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Manny Tau has been promoted to the position of Service Area Leader for the Problematic Behaviors (ProBe) Service Area at Baron Center, Inc (BCI). Dr. Tau is a California licensed psychologist (PSY14892) with specializations in clinical & forensic psycho...

Amy Renz Promoted to President & COO of HireAbility.com, LLC

Amy Renz has been promoted to President & COO of HireAbility.com, the company announced today. Before this promotion, Renz held the title of Executive Vice President of Operations and Technology for the past five years at HireAbility.com, which is the leader in recruiter social networking, tr...

Martin Durant Promoted to Executive Vice President and Deputy CFO; Sue Blanck Promoted to First Senior Vice President of Aflac Japan

COLUMBUS, Ga., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aflac Incorporated announced today that Martin A. Durant III has been promoted to executive vice president and deputy chief financial officer. Susan R. Blanck has been promoted to first senior vice president of Aflac Japan. Both promotions are ef...

David M. Boitano Promoted to Senior Vice President

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NHP ) announced today the promotion of David M. Boitano to Senior Vice President and Senior Investment Officer. "Dave has made a tremendous contribution to NHP over the last several years as evid...

Bischof Promoted to Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management at Conseco

CARMEL, Ind., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conseco, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) announced that Timothy S. Bischof has been promoted to vice president, enterprise risk management, reporting to Tim Tongson, senior vice president and corporate actuary. Mr. Bischof is responsible for overseeing and coo...

The Chartis Group Elects New Partners: Four Healthcare Industry Experts Promoted to Principal

CHICAGO, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chartis Group, a leading healthcare advisory services firm, announced today the election of Matthew Cook, Pamela Damsky, James Karpook and Gregory Maddrey to the position of Principal. These industry experts will assist leading healthcare organizations in a...

States Promoted Broader Coverage for Children in 2007, But Report That a Declining Economy Coupled With Lack of SCHIP Reauthorization and New Federal Rules Now Compromise Efforts to Reduce the Number of Uninsured

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New reports released today by the Kaiser Family Foundation's Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (KCMU) describe aggressive efforts by states in the past year and a half to expand coverage to low-income children and their families, but the ac...
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Another Study Links Fluoride to Bone Cancer

...ofessionals urge the U.S. Congress to stop fluoridation until Congressional hearings are conducted, citing scientific evidence that fluoridation, long promoted to fight tooth decay, is ineffective and has serious health risks. See statement: http://www.fluoridealert.org/statement.august.2007.html ...

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

...ba announced that Francisco Leon, MD, PhD has been promoted to Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. "I a...a also announced that Dr. Linda Arterburn has been promoted to Vice President of Development. "Our team consi... Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs, has been promoted to Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. ...

Reprogrammable Cell Type Depends on a Single Gene to Keep Its Identity

...es could be deleted from LECs at different times during development or after birth. The St. Jude team found that deletion of Prox1 in LECs promoted their reprogramming into BECs as indicated by the expression of specific LEC and BEC proteins. In addition, the newly reprogrammed cells gained some s...

New Research Shows Promise for Finding A Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...lives through support of research and training that advances the prevention, treatment and cure of rheumatic diseases. Since its founding, the REF has promoted and advanced the field of rheumatology by funding research, training and education opportunities for clinicians, students, health professionals, resea...

Video: Resveratrol-based Nutriceutical (Longevinex(R)) Induces Favorable Changes on Gene Expression in Mouse Heart At Doses 17-320 Times Lower Than Prior Studies

... equivalent daily human dose of resveratrol of 100 milligrams per day. According to this study, if data from mice is applicable to humans, some widely promoted mega-dose resveratrol pills, providing 500 to 1000 milligrams of resveratrol, would not exert as broad an effect over the human genome as the lower-do...

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Focuses Resources on Development of Voreloxin (Formerly SNS-595)

...resident, Clinical Development. In addition, Judith A. Fox, Ph.D., has been promoted to Vice President, Product and Preclinical Development and Glenn C. Michelson, M.D., has been promoted to Vice President, Clinical Strategy. To date, voreloxin has demonstrated...

Clinical Proof of Concept for TGF-beta 2-Inhibitor AP 12009 in Phase Iib EMEA provides Guidance on Phase III Design and Approval Requirements

...tokine by regulating key mechanisms of tumor progression. Immunosuppression, invasion and migration, proliferation and angiogenesis are simultaneously promoted in a variety of malignant tumors.This multiple impact on cancer cells is inhibited by AP 12009. About Antisense Pharma GmbH Antisense Pharma is a ...

Anti-TGF-Beta Antisense AP 12009 Shows Very Good Safety and Tolerability in Systemic Treatment of Pancreatic Carcinoma, Malignant Melanoma and Colorectal Carcinoma

...tokine by regulating key mechanisms of tumor progression. Immunosuppression, invasion and migration, proliferation and angiogenesis are simultaneously promoted in a variety of malignant tumors.This multiple impact on cancer cells is inhibited by AP 12009. About Antisense Pharma GmbH Antisense Pharma is a ...

Preventing Prostate Cancer and BPH: Prostate-Health Expert Available (National Men's Health Week Is June 9-15)

...opene and reduced prostate-cancer risk. Men should be wary of quick fixes like lycopene supplements, vegetable-juice powders or other agents promoted for prostate-cancer prevention. The take-away message from all of these studies is that men can lower their risk of prostate disease by maki...

Clinsys(R) TPS Teams Provide Comprehensive Clinical Development Plans

...an and market positioning." To facilitate the development, growth and success of the TPS teams, Clinsys has called on Linda Patricia Miller, MD, and promoted her to Vice President, Clinical Development, and Chief Scientific Officer. With more than 25 years of Phase I-IV clinical trial experience and 10 year...
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PLIG (Posterior Lumbar Interbody Graft) Instruments

Description:...ody fusion the disc and cartilaginous endplates need to be completely removed. Gradual distraction of the disc space by 1mm steps in spreader width is promoted to control the level of distraction and provide room for full discectomy. An Interbody Fusion (Thoracolumbar) through a posterior approach. Increased ...
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Nursing

...amilies, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life from birth to the end of life. Compiled and promoted by Johnson & Johnson, this directory provides information relating to the education and career opportunities available in the nursing field. ...

Leukocytes

... for the integrin CRR3 (CD11b ... ... were thought to serve only as communication molecules between leukocytes , ... However, the integrated view promoted by research in our laboratory is that the ... The phase of clock gene expression in leukocytes , assessed in the absence of the masking effects...

Insulin C

...ulin . D I a b e t e s F O R e c a s t. 2 0 0 8 R E S O U R C E G U I D E. RG12. Insul ... ... uptake of vitamin C (ascorbic acid, ASC) is promoted by insulin and inhibited by ... OF VITAMIN C UPTAKE BY GLUCOSE AND INSULIN . TOP. ABSTRACT ... Insulin not only moves glucose into the ce...

Hearing screening

... screening for newborns before they leave the hospital or maternity ... Through the National Center, universal newborn hearing screening is promoted through activities of the Task Force on Newborn and Infant Hearing , and the Joint ... Hearing problems can be treated if they're caught early,...

DHEA

...an increase in perceived physical and ... DHEA (50 or 100 mg per day) was also shown to significantly elevate insulin ... For years DHEA was promoted as a miracle weight loss drug, based upon some ... Increasing DHEA may well increase testosterone, which in men may lead to ... Great For Me...

Acupuncture

...ts roots deeply planted in China. ... Acupuncture involves the stimulation of certain points on or near the skin by ... Acupuncture is being promoted as both an "alternative" treatment and an adjunct ... Traditional acupuncture , as now practiced, involves the insertion of stainless ... Treat...
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'Arid aquaculture' among livelihoods promoted to relieve worsening pressure on world's drylands

"Arid aquaculture" using ponds filled with salty, undrinkable water for fish production is one of several options experts have proven to be an effective potential alternative livelihood for people living in desertified parts of the world's expanding drylands. In a report released today, researc...

Study suggests past climate changes may have promoted the formation of new species in the Amazon

AUSTIN, TEXASThe results of a new study suggest that past climate changes and sea level fluctuations may have promoted the formation of new species in the Amazon region of South America. Today, the Amazon basin is home to the richest diversity of life on earth, yet the reasons why this came to...

Nanodiamonds deliver insulin for wound healing

...nvestigations have confirmed an increase in alkalinity of wound tissue, due to bacterial colonization, to levels as high as pH 10.5, the pH level that promoted insulin release from the nanodiamonds in the Northwestern study. Ho's group next will work on integrating the nanodiamond-insulin complexes into a ...

In vitro antibody production enables HIV infection detection in window period -- key to safer blood

...2009 issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine , show that pre-treating the whole blood sample in the SMARTube containing immune potentiating agents promoted the synthesis and release of antibodies against HIV-1 prior to their detection in corresponding plasma samples in a group of donors who would otherwis...

Shaw to receive prestigious honor for plant pathology research

...rsity of Georgia, he joined the Texas A&M University plant pathology and microbiology department as assistant professor in 2003. He is expected to be promoted to associate professor in September. He is jointly appointed with Texas AgriLife Research. ...

Chromosomal problems affect nearly all human embryos

...embryos for uterine transfer would increase the live birth rate and decrease the spontaneous abortion rate per embryo transferred. "Although PGS is promoted as a way of increasing the chances of a successful pregnancy," said Ms Vanneste, "there has never been any significant evidence that it does, in fact,...

New research program BioInterfaces launched

...y research. Importantly, BioInterfaces establishes a regional focus since it involves a strong partnership with the University of Heidelberg, recently promoted to the "elite class" of German universities. Strategically, BioInterfaces represents a key programme that demonstrates the great potential offered by ...

Scholar unconvinced new lie-detection methods better than old ones

... (fMRI), and the electroencephalography(EEG)-based technology known as Brain Fingerprinting. Because they are "brain-based," both methods have been promoted in the media as being more precise, accurate and trustworthy. "Functional magnetic resonance imaging and Brain Fingerprinting have been hailed as t...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 27, 2009

...ability of platelets to clump together by as much as 40 percent with no apparent harmful side effects. The nanoparticles "hold immense potential to be promoted as an antiplatelet agent," the researchers note. "Nanosilver appears to possess dual significant properties critically helpful to the health of mankin...

Adult bone marrow stem cells injected into skeletal muscle can repair heart tissue

... "Injecting MSCs or factors released by MSCs improved ventricular function, promoted myocardial regeneration, lessened apoptosis (cell death) and fibrotic remod...ctors released by MSCs, into skeletal muscle improved ventricular function, promoted regeneration of heart tissue, decreased cell death and improved other facto...
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Dr. Paul Korner Promoted to Senior Vice President of Ferring International PharmaScience Center U.S.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, announces the promotion of Paul Korner, M.D., M.B.A. to Senior Vice President of the Ferring International PharmaScience Center U.S. (FIPCUS), the drug development subsidiary for Ferring Ph...

Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Promoted at Cypress Systems, Inc. and a Warner Brothers' Movie to Be Filmed About Him

See Related Website at http://www.markwhitacre.com FRESNO, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Cypress Systems, Inc., a Fresno, CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has promoted Mark E. Whitacre, Ph.D. to become the company's Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President o...

Dr. Amit Dhawan Promoted to Medical Director for The Mattson Jack Group

SAINT LOUIS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The MattsonJack Group, Inc. (MattsonJack), is pleased to announce the promotion of Amit Dhawan M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H. to Medical Director for MattsonJack. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070820/AQM153 ) Dr. Dhawan joined MattsonJack in Septem...

Video games promoted as effective health-care training

MADISON, Wis. Scientists are turning on its head the popular notion that video games can only promote aggressive behavior or passive learning. The explosion of real-world learning applications for games may astound critics of the virtual world. The first annual Games for Health conference fea...

Hendee promoted to president of MCW Research Foundation; Gutterman steps up

Milwaukee The Medical College of Wisconsin has promoted William Hendee to president of its non-profit Research Foundation . T. Michael Bolger, the college's president and CEO, made the announcement on Friday. "Over the past 14 years, Bill Hendee has provided outstanding leadership in three...

EGEN, Inc. Announces the Promotion of Jason Fewell, Ph.D., to Vice-President of Preclinical Research and Development

...N, Inc. (EGEN), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in nucleic acid therapeutics and delivery, announced today that Jason Fewell, Ph.D., has been promoted from Director of Biology and Pharmacology to Vice-President of Preclinical Research and Development. Dr. Fewell possesses more than 10 years ma...

Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of Dr. James M. Frincke President and CEO

...cke was also elected to the company's board of directors. Dr. Frincke joined Hollis-Eden as Vice President, Research and Development in 1997, was promoted to Executive Vice President in 1999, and to Chief Scientific Officer in 2001. Dr. Frincke joined Hollis-Eden from Prolinx, Inc., where he served as Vi...

Ratcliff Promotes Jorge Burbano to Senior Associate; Tess Kavanagh and Tony Keung to Associate

... EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ratcliff promoted Jorge Burbano to senior associate and project architects Tess Kavanagh and Tony Y. Keung to associate this month. The award-winning firm ( http://w...

Speaker Pelosi, Call Your Science Advisor!

...s indeed saved thousands of lives, produced cures, and benefited and given hope to many. But embryonic stem cell research , which Speaker Pelosi has promoted , has not helped a single human being, has produced no cures or treatments, has led to the destruction of countless vulnerable human embryos, and is ...

EGEN, Inc. Announces the Promotion of Khursheed Anwer, Ph.D., to President and Chief Scientific Officer

...Inc. (EGEN), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in nucleic acid therapeutics and delivery, announced today that Khursheed Anwer, Ph.D., has been promoted to President and Chief Scientific Officer. He will succeed Danny H. Lewis, Ph.D., who has retired from the position of President and Chief Executive ...
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Down syndrome

... may soon be elucidated. Naturally, Ts65Dn research is also likely to highly benefit Alzheimer's research. While there are a number of commercially promoted dietary supplements on the market, especially in the USA, mainly involving various combinations of vitamins and minerals, none of these have been medi...
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Stem

...ing? ... A stem cell is a relatively unspecialized cell that, when it divides, can do two ... Human embryonic stem cell research has been promoted as being the best way to ... Stem cells that are pluripotent are capable of forming virtually all of the ... ... a pool of stem cells in th...

RecA protein

...bound to recA , the protein adopts an active conformation and has a ... The search for DNA homology does not limit stable homologous pairing promoted by RecA protein ... E. coli RecA protein promotes homologous pairing in two ... In vitro, the purified RecA -RFP protein forms a nucleop...

Punctuated equilibrium

...is would leave " punctuated equilibrium " in the fossil record. Last modified: 1 October 1997 ... In 1972, Niles Eldridge and Stephen Jay Gould promoted a concept they termed punctuated equilibrium . Their ideas have generated much subsequent debate. In the ... Speciational Evolution or Punctuat...

Mispairing

...unction as a Phase Variation Mechanism in ... Slipped-strand mispairing (SSM) has not been identified as a mechanism of phase ... Mispairing is promoted by alternate forms of bases that pair ... bases can cause mispairing with the oxidized. base (B), and deamination leads to mispairing (C) ...

Cross breeding

...rid animal from ... Cross - Breeding does not lead to a greater Contribution of ... In countries such as Ethiopia, cross - breeding has been promoted based on the ... The need for cross - breeding ... Under these conditions, cross - breeding of high-yielding temperate breeds with ... The Braz...

Concatemer

...gation, search ... Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk: Concatemer " ... In cells expressing the concatemer , amphetamine analogs promoted GABA efflux and ... The concatemer was tagged on its amino terminus with CFP, which afforded the ... Next message: Concatemer Chain Reaction ...

Biophysics

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