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Pitt researcher receives NIH funding for technology-enhanced weight-loss program

November 30, 2010 11:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Pittsburgh) Pitt's study is one of seven NIH-funded clinical trials -- receiving a total of $36 million over five years -- which will use the Web, cell phones, wearable technology, and social networking to promote good health in young adults.

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Imris: offering underwriters buy additional shares

November 30, 2010 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Imris Inc., which makes medical imaging equipment, said Tuesday underwriters have exercised part of their option to purchase additional shares as part of a recent public offering, giving the company an additional $3 million in gross proceeds.The Winnipeg, Manitoba, company said underwriters...

Public health in the genomic era: A global issue

November 30, 2010 10:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University School of Medicine) In a new report "Public health in an era of genomic and personalized medicine," experts in medicine, law, bioethics, public health, and genetics have identified key issues for the future of global public health in light of rapid developments...

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Cellix limited launches two new branching microchannel biochips; the Vena4Y and the Vena4Y2 for thrombosis and atherosclerosis studies

November 30, 2010 10:40 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Cellix?s microfluidic based biochips have revolutionised drug discovery through their unique biochip designs which mimic human capillaries.

RTI International validates Alchimer?s electrografting technology for 3D TSV applications

November 30, 2010 10:40 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Electrografting film strengths include ?excellent? interface trap densities.

Philips captures volumes with new iU22 technology

November 30, 2010 10:37 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Philips’ new xMatrix brings real-time volumetric scanning to radiology as part of the company’s latest version of the iU22 ultrasound scanner. First built into Philips’ echocardiography systems five years ago, a souped-up version built into the company’s flagship iU22 on the RSNA exhibit...

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Philips empowers fluoro staff with dose badges

November 30, 2010 10:37 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

A radiation monitoring system that quantifies the radiation being absorbed in the fluoro suite promises to give individual staff the information they need to minimize their exposure to x-rays. Philips Healthcare came up with the product, called DoseAware, which the company unveiled...

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ImmunoGen testing lung cancer treatment

November 30, 2010 10:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

ImmunoGen Inc. has begun a clinical trial of its small-cell lung cancer treatment, IMGN901, noting its goal endpoint for the trial – progression-free survival.

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AACR and University of Catania Establish the Margaret Foti Award for Best Thesis in Translational Oncology

November 30, 2010 7:33 am | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research, in cooperation with the University of Catania Ph.D. Oncology Program and the Italian League Against Cancer of Catania, announces the establishment of the “Margaret Foti Award” for the best thesis in translational oncology. The...

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DiagnosisONE leaves NH for Mass. HQ

November 30, 2010 6:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

DiagnosisONE has announced it will move its headquarters to Lowell from Nashua, N.H. The health care IT company will expand to a larger space in the CrossPoint Towers on Chelmsford Street.

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Clinical Data sells off pharmacogenomics assets

November 30, 2010 5:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Clinical Data Inc. is selling its pharmacogenomics and biomarker development business for $15.4 million to Omaha, Neb.-based Transgenomic Inc. The sale is the last step for Clinical Data in transforming to a pharmaceutical firm.

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MedAssets projects 2010 loss due to acquisition

November 30, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital software maker MedAssets Inc. said Tuesday it expects to record a full-year loss in 2010 due to costs tied to its acquisition of The Broadlane Group.The company now expects a 2010 loss ranging from 11 cents to 14 cents per share, compared to a profit projection of 44 cents to 49 cents...

Daxor Announces Fourth Quarter Dividend and Patent Update

November 30, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Daxor Corporation (NYSE Amex: DXR), a medical instrumentation and biotechnology company, today announced that the Board of Directors has voted to declare a dividend of $0.65 per share. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of Thursday, December 16, 2010. The dividend...

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. to begin large scale production of 2-inch diameter semipolar/nonpolar GaN substrates for green lasers

November 30, 2010 2:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Sumitomo Electric has reportedly been developing manufacturing technology for semipolar and nonpolar gallium nitride (GaN) substrates. Since Sumitomo Electric developed green semiconductor lasers in 2009, the company has been developing manufacturing technology for semipolar and nonpolar...

Konarka's power plastic achieves world record 8.3% efficiency certification from National Energy Renewable Laboratory (NREL)

November 30, 2010 2:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Large area single-junction solar cell obtains unparalleled NREL efficiency rating.

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