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Shire HGT appoints Vickers as senior VP of R & D

October 11, 2010 10:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Shire plc has named Philip J. Vickers, former chief scientific officer of Resolvyx Pharmaceuticals, as senior vice president of research and development for the company’s Human Genetic Therapies division in Cambridge.

ImmunoGen breast cancer treatment shows promising results

October 11, 2010 10:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Waltham biotech ImmunoGen Inc., which announced today a deal with Novartis worth potentially $250 million, also reported positive clinical data in relation to trastuzumb-DM1, its treatment of breast cancer.

Generex buys stake in Global Medical Direct

October 11, 2010 10:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Metabolic disease-focused biotech Generex Biotechnology Corp. has acquired a 51 percent stake in Global Medical Direct LLC, a provider of direct-to-consumer diabetes supplies and medications.

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VNSNY Uses Advanced Technology to Assess In-Home Performance of Nurses and Incorporate New Medical Research to Improve Patient Care

October 11, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unlike most home healthcare agencies, which have restricted the use of computer programs to such non-patient-care items as billing, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York has adopted advanced information technology in order to improve patient...

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Talecris Biotherapeutics to Report Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results

October 11, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 11 /- Talecris Biotherapeutics Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: TLCR ) will issue its third quarter 2010 earnings release before the market opens on October 28, 2010. Due to the pending merger with Grifols, S.A., Talecris will not be hosting a conference call to...

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Curemark Moderates Autism Panel at Life Sciences Summit 2010

October 11, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

RYE, N.Y., Oct. 11 /- Dr. Joan Fallon, founder and CEO of Curemark, LLC , ( www.curemark.com ), a drug research and development company focused on the treatment of neurological diseases, moderated the neuroscience roundtable focused on autism at the Life Sciences Summit 2010, held...

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Industry Leader BioStorage Technologies Broadens Sample Management Operations to Include Laboratory Sample Preparation Services

October 11, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 11 /- BioStorage Technologies, a global leader in sample management, cold chain logistics and biomaterial storage for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, has expanded its sample management offerings to include laboratory sample preparation services,...

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Randomized Clinical Trial of OrbusNeich's Genous™ Bio-engineered R stent™ in China Completes Patient Enrollment

October 11, 2010 8:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

HONG KONG, Oct. 11 /- OrbusNeich today reported the completion of patient enrollment in a randomized clinical study of its Genous Bio-engineered R stent at 11 sites in China. The primary objective of the 180 patient, controlled study is to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of the...

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HeartSine Technologies Honored With Belfast Ambassador Award at Belfast Business Top 50 Event

October 11, 2010 8:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

STORMONT, BELFAST, Northern Ireland, Oct. 11 /- HeartSine Technologies, Inc. was honored with the Belfast Ambassador Award at the sixth annual Belfast Business Top 50 event in Stormont, Belfast. The award was presented to the company by the Belfast Media Group for pioneering business in...

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ECRI Institute Names Kaiser Permanente Winner of 5th Annual Health Devices Achievement Award

October 11, 2010 8:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute® ( www.ecri.org ), an independent nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, is pleased to announce Kaiser Permanente ( www.kp.org ), a leading healthcare provider and...

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Generex Reaches Agreement to Acquire 51% Stake in Global Medical Direct, a Nationwide Durable Medical Equipment and Pharmaceutical Provider Specializing in Direct-to-Consumer ...

October 11, 2010 8:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 11 /- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (NasdaqCM: GNBT) ( www.generex.com ) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest (51%) in Global Medical Direct, LLC (" GMD ") of Lenexa, Kansas, a nationwide Durable Medical...

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Technology, HR issues crop up when hospital shifts radiology services

October 11, 2010 8:31 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

When hospitals transition from a contract with an independent radiology practice to an in-house model or a multispecialty group, they can expect some growing pains in the form of technological issues and human resources quandaries, as well as general headaches while trying to get the new...

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Suntech begins manufacturing in the United States

October 11, 2010 6:33 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Global Cleantech Leader brings manufacturing jobs to the U.S.

Saint-Gobain accelerates its growth in the photovoltaic (PV) solar sector and sets up, with Hyundai Heavy Industries, a joint-venture in Korea

October 11, 2010 6:32 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

After launching the construction of a second Avancis plant in Germany (last June), Saint-Gobain has announced, in association with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.(HHI), the building of a third high-efficiency PV panels facility in Korea

AGC and Tenesol create joint venture for custom-made building integrated photovoltaic glass modules

October 11, 2010 5:35 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

AGC Glass Europe, a leading glass manufacturer, and Tenesol, a global solar power provider, have created a joint venture for the production of BIPV crystalline SI modules that answer exact customer requirements

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