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AxoGen, Inc. Announces Presentation of Clinical Data for Avance® Nerve Graft at American Society for Surgery of the Hand 2014 Annual Meeting
9/30/2014 3:39:33 PM
AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading medical technology company focused on the peripheral nerve repair market, announced the presentation of clinical data for Avance® Nerve Graft  during the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) 2014 Annual Meeting which took place last week in Boston. The ASSH Best Paper Award was given to ”Functional Recovery From the Utilization …
Agilent Technologies to Collaborate with University of Toronto on Metabolomics MRM Library-Software Solution to Accelerate Cell Biology, Disease Research
9/30/2014 10:09:38 AM
Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) announced a collaboration with scientists at the University of Toronto’s Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research to produce a comprehensive metabolomics multiple-reaction monitoring (MRM) library and methodology, using Agilent’s Infinity 1290 UHPLC and 6460 triple quadrupole mass spectrometry system . The library, …
Boehringer Ingelheim invests €100 million: Expanded Respimat® production in Dortmund
9/30/2014 9:50:53 AM
Boehringer Ingelheim is investing more than €100 million at its Dortmund site to expand production capacity for the Respimat® inhaler to 44 million units per year. With this expansion, the research-driven pharmaceutical company is creating approximately 100 new jobs on site. “The Respimat® is a success story – for Boehringer Ingelheim and for the patients,” explained Dr …
Biologists find an early sign of cancer
Biologists find an early sign of cancer
9/29/2014 10:28:40 AM
Years before they show any other signs of disease, pancreatic cancer patients have very high levels of certain amino acids in their bloodstream, according to a new study from MIT, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Broad Institute. This finding, which suggests that muscle tissue is broken down in the disease’s earliest stages, could offer new insights into developing …
Biopharma’s Premier Sales-force–Focused Decision Support Tool Receives Key Industry Award
Biopharma’s Premier Sales-force–Focused Decision Support Tool Receives Key Industry Award
9/29/2014 7:00:00 AM
Yardley, PA— September 29, 2014— Publicis Touchpoint Solutions , Inc.— a leading provider of customized, cross-channel, healthcare sales, service, and clinical teams—announced today that T-App™, the industry’s premier sales-force–focused decision support tool, has been named Silver Winner in the Sales Aid category in PM360 ’s annual Trailblazer Awards program. The award …
NIH and FDA win top award for intellectual property licensing of meningitis vaccine
9/26/2014 4:47:44 PM
The National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will receive a top national award for the year’s most outstanding intellectual property licensing deal, for technology transfer of a pioneering, low-cost meningitis vaccine launched in sub-Saharan Africa. The 2014 Deals of Distinction Award will be presented to the two federal agencies and their …
Medical Information Records, LLC’s Chief Technology Officer Dr. Christopher Ray Offers His Expertise On The Union of Usability, Mobility And Security At Dell Software Geek Speak Series Event
9/26/2014 12:40:40 PM
San Francisco, CA (September 26, 2014) –Medical Information Records, LLC’s (MIR) creator and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Christopher Ray participated as a key panelist at a Dell Software Geek Speak series event in San Francisco held at #DellVenue.  Dr. Ray, a noted expert in the field of healthcare IT, was invited to this exclusive, invitation-only event to discuss the union …
MedImmune and Cancer Research UK establish joint CRUK-MEDI Alliance Laboratory to develop new biologic cancer medicines
9/25/2014 11:07:43 AM
AstraZeneca today announced that MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, and Cancer Research UK, with its commercial arm, Cancer Research Technology (CRT), have entered into an innovative collaboration to establish a joint laboratory in Cambridge, UK. The new laboratory, representing a first of its kind partnership for both organisations, will focus on …
“Unlimited Possibilities”, An Amazon Best-Selling Book Free For One More Day
9/25/2014 6:00:00 AM
Robert Szentes brings you his first book, “ Unlimited Possibilities: Forever change your destructive beliefs to break free from your past and live the life of your dreams ”. This book is a transformational guide to emotional freedom and how to take control of our own lives. Understanding the world around and participating in it fully while recognizing patterns that have been …
FDA food safety challenge to spur new technologies for fighting foodborne illness
9/23/2014 11:36:29 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is asking for potential breakthrough ideas on how to find disease-causing organisms in food – especially Salmonella in fresh produce. The 2014 FDA Food Safety Challenge was developed under the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010, which grants all federal agencies broad authority to conduct prize competitions to spur innovation, …
Agilent Technologies’ Next-Generation UHPLC System Sets New Benchmark in Laboratory Efficiency
9/23/2014 10:31:34 AM
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the 1290 Infinity II LC System , its new flagship instrument in the powerful 1200 Infinity Series LC portfolio. The system enables operators, scientists and laboratory managers to reach new levels of laboratory efficiency with the instrument’s exceptional analytical quality, ease of use and ability to seamlessly integrate …
Carnegie Mellon Researchers Alter Cancer Cells To Stop Them From Metastasizing
Carnegie Mellon Researchers Alter Cancer Cells To Stop Them From Metastasizing
9/23/2014 10:25:31 AM
Carnegie Mellon University engineers have demonstrated that they can prevent cancer cells from metastasizing by altering the cells’ mechanical behavior. In a collaborative project with researchers from Pennsylvania State University, a protein that is associated with normal and premature aging was introduced into melanoma cells. This caused the cells’ nuclei to artificially …
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Purchases Pure Earth Environmental Laboratory
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Purchases Pure Earth Environmental Laboratory
9/23/2014 10:25:27 AM
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pure Earth Environmental Laboratory located in Pennsauken, NJ.  The extraordinary reputation Pure Earth Environmental Laboratory has earned over the past 20 years was the key factor influencing Aerobiology Laboratory’s decision to acquire the company. As a company that puts the needs of its …
Brain Wave May Be Used to Detect What People Have Seen, Recognize
Brain Wave May Be Used to Detect What People Have Seen, Recognize
9/23/2014 10:14:23 AM
Brain activity can be used to tell whether someone recognizes details they encountered in normal, daily life, which may have implications for criminal investigations and use in courtrooms, new research shows. The findings , published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science , suggest that a particular brain wave, known as P300, could …
New hope for beloved family pets
New hope for beloved family pets
9/23/2014 9:55:12 AM
Nearly one out of four dogs will develop cancer in their lifetime and 20 per cent of those will be lymphoma cases. A team of researchers from the University of Leicester has helped Avacta Animal Health Ltd to develop a new user-friendly electronic system for diagnosing lymphoma in dogs in the early stages, and for remission monitoring. Marketed as cLBT (canine lymphoma …
“Unlimited Possibilities” Will Be Free to Download Tomorrow (9/22/2014)
9/21/2014 6:00:00 AM
Robert Szentes brings you his first book, “ Unlimited Possibilities: Forever change your destructive beliefs to break free from your past and live the life of your dreams ”. This book is a transformational guide to emotional freedom and how to take control of our own lives. Understanding the world around and participating in it fully while recognizing patterns that have been …
Crossland International Incorporation Now The Go-To Distributer For Superior Laboratory And Medical Supplies In Zambia
Crossland International Incorporation Now The Go-To Distributer For Superior Laboratory And Medical Supplies In Zambia
9/20/2014 4:24:55 PM
When speaking in terms of medical and laboratory supplies, there are many countries in which manufactures do not reside, meaning that supplies must be imported from afar. Where this becomes a challenge, is that such supplies are already an expense which is further increased when imported. Without quality supplies, quality medical services are more difficult to achieve. It is …
Researchers discover new gene responsible for traits involved in diabetes
9/19/2014 11:05:57 AM
A collaborative research team led by Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) scientists has identified a new gene associated with fasting glucose and insulin levels in rats, mice and in humans. The findings are published in the September issue of Genetics . Leah Solberg Woods, PhD , associate professor of pediatrics at MCW and a researcher in the Children’s Hospital …
Prevagen Research Presented at Healthcare Practitioner Conference
9/19/2014 9:19:06 AM
Quincy Bioscience is pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Theirl, a functional neurologist in private practice in Mequon, Wis., is presenting data supporting the use of Prevagen Professional in older adults with mild memory problems at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium – Focus On Brain Health conference on Sept. 19-20 in Hollywood, Fla. Prevagen Professional is the …
Sobi expands Haemophilia development portfolio - elects to include potentially longer-acting Haemophilia A candidate in collaboration agreement with Biogen Idec
9/19/2014 8:58:50 AM
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) has elected to add the preclinical rFVIIIFc-XTEN-vWF fusion molecule to the company’s collaboration with Biogen Idec. The XTEN technology is proprietary to Amunix Operating, Inc.. Biogen Idec and Amunix signed a worldwide license agreement in April 2014. Under the terms of Sobi and Biogen Idec’s agreement, Sobi has the right to …