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Researchers Build Colony of Colon Cancer Stem Cells to Test New Approach to Therapy

October 28, 2010 9:33 am | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — University of Pittsburgh researchers have devised a three-dimensional system in laboratory culture that mimics the growth patterns of colon cancer stem cells in patients. Their findings were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research special conference on...


Hybrid Motion Systems Changing Rules of Motor Control

October 28, 2010 9:20 am | Ims Schneider Electric Motion Usa | Product Releases | Comments

MDrive Hybrid systems feature game-changing technology in extremely compact, low cost, integrated motion packages that deliver the benefits of servo and stepper motor technologies, with unique capabilities and enhancements over both.

Is our too clean culture making our kids sick?

October 28, 2010 8:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Genome BC) Rising levels of allergic asthma and eczema in North American children have Canadian scientists wondering if there is such a thing as being "too clean."


National Council launches pilot program to improve how people with schizophrenia function

October 28, 2010 8:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Chandler Chicco Agency) The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare today announced a new eight-month pilot program designed to advance standards of care for people living with schizophrenia. This initiative at 10 community behavioral health organizations nationwide...


NIH Renews Georgia Tech-led Nanomedicine Center for $16.1 Million

October 28, 2010 8:33 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The Nanomedicine Center for Nucleoprotein Machines has received $16.1 million as part of its renewal by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The center will pursue development of a clinically viable gene correction technology for single-gene disorders.


Vanda Pharmaceuticals to Announce Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results on November 3, 2010

October 28, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 28 /- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (Nasdaq: VNDA ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of products for central nervous system disorders, today announced it will release results for the third quarter of 2010, on...


Aethlon Medical Names Rod Kenley President

October 28, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28 /- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD ), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, announced today that it has named Rod Kenley to be President of Aethlon Medical.  Aethlon Chairman and CEO, Jim...


UM School of Medicine receives $45 million private donation for celiac research

October 28, 2010 8:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Maryland Medical Center) With a new $45 million private gift from the family of a grateful patient, the University of Maryland School of Medicine is planning to establish the nation's only major research enterprise devoted to the study of autoimmune and inflammatory...


Amira Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase I Clinical Trial for AM152, A Novel LPA1 Antagonist

October 28, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28 /- Amira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study with AM152, a novel LPA1 antagonist, in normal, healthy subjects. "We are excited to begin our journey exploring the therapeutic value of AM152, a potentially novel...


FDA clears ArthroCare suture implant system

October 28, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical products maker ArthroCare Corp. said Thursday it received Food and Drug Administration clearance for its Spartan Peek Suture Implant system.The Austin, Texas, company said the system is indicated for use in fixing soft tissue to bone, and it will be used to reattach rotator cuff...

Gaming market reveals changes in MEMS gyroscope competitive landscape

October 28, 2010 7:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

As the use of motion sensors in various consumer electronic devices is expanding quickly, the industry competitive landscape is significantly changing. In particular concerning MEMS gyroscopes.

InVivo repays MLSC loan

October 28, 2010 7:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

InVivo Therapeutics Corp., which brought in a $10.5 million investment as part of a reverse merger on Wednesday, has repaid a $567,930 loan from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.

Idenix names Renaud to CEO, president roles

October 28, 2010 7:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. has appointed Ronald C. Renaud, Jr. as president, CEO and board member of the Cambridge biotech, following the resignation of previous president, CEO, chairman and company founder Jean-Pierre Sommadossi.

Country Music Star Teams up with JDRF to Inspire Kids With Diabetes and Raise Money for Research

October 28, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /- In honor of November's Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day 2010 (November 14), George Canyon , country music recording artist and Nashville Star finalist, will release his current Canadian hit single, "I Believe in Angels" in the U.S. and offer a special...


Zimmer 3Q profit jumps on lower costs

October 28, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Orthopedic implant maker Zimmer Holdings Inc. said Thursday its third-quarter profit climbed 27 percent on lower operating expenses.The results beat Wall Street estimates but Zimmer cut its estimate for revenue growth on a constant currency basis for the year and its shares fell almost 4...


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