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Disparities 2010: Interview with Joseph D. Rosenblatt, M.D.

September 30, 2010 6:32 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Disparities 2010: Interview with Joseph D. Rosenblatt, M.D., interim director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.


Dyax inks $106M development deal with Japan's CMIC

September 30, 2010 5:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Dyax Corp. has entered into a development and commercialization agreement worth a total of $106 million with Japanese firm CMIC Co. Ltd. to use subcutaneous DX-88 (ecallantide) to treat hereditary angioedema (HAE) and other angioedema indications in Japan.

Repligen Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in Phase 2b Clinical Trial of RG2417 for Bipolar Depression

September 30, 2010 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 30 /- Repligen Corporation (Nasdaq: RGEN ) reported today that it has completed enrollment of patients in its Phase 2b clinical trial of RG2417, an oral formulation of uridine, in patients with bipolar depression.  This study is a double-blind,...


caprotec bioanalytics Announces Commercial Launch of Three New caproKits™ for Applications in Functional Proteomics and Drug Development

September 30, 2010 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BERLIN and BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 30 / - caprotec bioanalytics GmbH announced today the commercial launch of three new caproKits™, enabling the discovery, identification and characterization of proteins for applications in functional proteomics and drug development. The three new...


Aethlon Medical Engages Fabiani & Company to Advance U.S. Government Partnerships

September 30, 2010 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30 /- 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 engaged Fabiani & Company to assist in the establishment of federal partnerships...


Winner Medical Launches Its Own PurCotton® B2C Website

September 30, 2010 4:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN ; "Winner Medical"), a leading manufacturer of medical dressings, medical disposables and non-woven PurCotton® materials for the medical and consumer products industries in China, today announced...


Covance and Sanofi-Aventis Sign Definitive Agreements for 10-Year Strategic R & D Alliance

September 30, 2010 1:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 30 /- Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD ) today announced the signing of definitive agreements with sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY ) for Covance to become sanofi-aventis' R&D partner. Over the next ten years, Covance expects to provide drug development...


Panasonic Toughbook CF-C1 Offers Tablet Computing For Gloved Workers And Removes The Cost Of Accidental Damage

September 30, 2010 1:31 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

Class Leading Convertible, Business Rugged Notebook Now Offers Multi-Touch Resistive Screen, Web Camera And 2 Year Accidental Damage Warranty Making It The Business-Ready TabletUK. 30TH SEPTEMBER 2010: Panasonic today enhanced its Toughbook CF-C1 range with a Multi-touch Resistive screen,...


NIH funds center at Arizona State to battle infectious diseases

September 29, 2010 10:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Arizona State University) Arizona State University has been awarded a $7.7 million grant for the next five years from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, to unravel the structures of membrane proteins that play a key role...


Dog ownership is associated with reduced eczema in children with dog allergies

September 29, 2010 9:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier Health Sciences) Children with eczema have a greater risk of developing asthma and food allergies. The number of children with eczema is rising, but the reasons are unclear. A new study soon to be published in the Journal of Pediatrics examines the relationship between pet...


Former aide to Jon Stryker sentenced to prison

September 29, 2010 5:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A woman who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1 million from a prominent Kalamazoo businessman has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.U.S. District Judge Robert Holmes Bell on Wednesday sentenced 50-year-old Janet Karpus, an executive assistant to Jon Stryker. He's the grandson...

Alcohol consumers are becoming the norm, UT Southwestern analysis finds

September 29, 2010 4:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(UT Southwestern Medical Center) More people are drinking than 20 years ago, according to a UT Southwestern Medical Center analysis of national alcohol consumption patterns. Gathered from more than 85,000 respondents, the data suggests that a variety of factors, including social,...


Hepatitis C virus faces new weapon from Florida State scientists

September 29, 2010 4:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Florida State University) In recent human trials for a promising new class of drug designed to target the hepatitis C virus, or HCV, without shutting down the immune system, some of the HCV strains being treated exhibited signs of drug resistance.


IU researchers: Chemotherapy alters brain tissue in breast cancer patients

September 29, 2010 2:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University School of Medicine) Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center have published the first report using imaging to show that changes in brain tissue can occur in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.


National study finds strong link between diabetes and air pollution

September 29, 2010 1:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Children's Hospital Boston) A national epidemiologic study finds a strong, consistent correlation between adult diabetes and particulate air pollution that persists after adjustment for other risk factors like obesity and ethnicity, report researchers from Children's Hospital...



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