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NIH scientists determine how environment contributes to several human diseases
NIH scientists determine how environment contributes to several human diseases
11/25/2014 10:52:37 AM
Using a new imaging technique, National Institutes of Health researchers have found that the biological machinery that builds DNA can insert molecules into the DNA strand that are damaged as a result of environmental exposures. These damaged molecules trigger cell death that produces some human diseases, according to the researchers. The work, appearing online Nov. 17 in the …
SU2C and the Dutch Cancer Society Form a Dream Team to Improve Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer
11/18/2014 4:06:54 PM
Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Dutch Cancer Society, KWF Kankerbestrijding (KWF), along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C’s Scientific Partner, announced today the formation of an international Dream Team of top research scientists with the goal of improving early detection of colorectal cancer, currently the world’s fourth-leading cause of …
AstraZeneca strategy on track to deliver sustainable growth and value through innovation
11/18/2014 9:14:58 AM
Late-stage pipeline transformed well ahead of plan through increased R&D productivity, accelerated programmes and targeted business development; 14 potential new medicines in Phase III or registration; potential for 14-16 submissions and 8-10 approvals in 2015-2016. Industry-leading immuno-oncology portfolio with 13 combination trials underway and 16 planned; …
Web-Op, Inc. Partners with Kinetic4 Labs to Build a New Health Dashboard
11/17/2014 6:50:51 PM
Web-Op, Inc., an internet marketing firm, announced today its partnership with Kinetic4 Labs, a business startup developer. Web-Op will be responsible for enhancing the online marketing presence of Healthy Charts, including complete design and development of the Healthy Charts dashboard. Kinetic4 Labs is dedicated to finding good ideas and capitalizing on them by managing …
Agilent Technologies Introduces New Column Innovations for Biotherapeutics Development
11/12/2014 10:20:12 AM
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the AdvanceBio RP-mAb , a reversed-phase column optimized to separate monoclonal antibodies. The AdvanceBio RP-mAb-the latest in a series of products in the AdvanceBio family-is part of Agilent’s extensive R&D effort to support biological research and drug development by increasing the accuracy and productivity of …
GenesisSolutions - Upgrading IBM Maximo Asset Management (7.5, 7.6) – A CMMS Best Practice Overview - Webinar
GenesisSolutions - Upgrading IBM Maximo Asset Management (7.5, 7.6) – A CMMS Best Practice Overview - Webinar
11/12/2014 9:00:00 AM
GenesisSolutions is hosting a webinar to discuss the upgrade process for IBM Maximo Asset Management (7.5, 7.6) While 7.5 is a long established platform, version 7.6 has a December 2014 target release date. This event is part of our CMMS Best Practice webinar series. To register for this event,  please click here . Webinar Overview IBM Maximo Asset Management is a …
The Mayday Project Responds to Dr. Paul Auwaerter’s Defense of IDSA Guidelines for Lyme Disease
The Mayday Project Responds to Dr. Paul Auwaerter’s Defense of IDSA Guidelines for Lyme Disease
11/7/2014 1:16:48 PM
The Mayday Project welcomes the response by Dr. Paul Auwaerter to our concerns about the IDSA guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease, which were discussed in a recent Medscape article about Mayday’s outreach to IDSA members at the IDWeek medical conference in October 2014. Dr. Auwaerter’s statement that there can be “productive collaboration among advocacy …
Roche to invest 450 million Swiss Francs in new diagnostic manufacturing facility in China
11/5/2014 11:50:32 AM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today it will invest 450 million Swiss Francs over the next three years to establish a new diagnostic manufacturing facility at the Suzhou Industrial Park, in Suzhou, China. The new manufacturing site sets out to address the continuously growing demand for diagnostic tests in China and the Asia Pacific region. As a new addition to …
Michelle Keefe Named President of Publicis Touchpoint Solutions
11/4/2014 11:00:00 AM
Yardley, PA—November 4, 2014— Publicis Touchpoint Solutions , Inc — a leading provider of customized, cross-channel, healthcare sales, service, and clinical teams — announced today that Michelle Keefe has been promoted to the position of president. Ms Keefe has been with Touchpoint for three years serving in the role of chief operating officer (COO). Rick Keefer, former …
Medtronic of Canada Recognized as One of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2015 - for the Fifth Year Running
11/4/2014 9:06:03 AM
Medtronic of Canada Ltd., a trusted Canadian leader in innovative medical technologies and health system solutions, is pleased to have been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2015, for the fifth year in a row.  Medtronic’s employee engagement initiatives, philanthropic activities, and a top tier benefits package, are among some of the many reasons Medtronic …
AstraZeneca completes strategic transaction with Almirall in respiratory disease
11/3/2014 11:47:24 AM
AstraZeneca today announced that it has completed the strategic transaction to transfer the rights to Almirall’s respiratory franchise to the company. As previously announced, the business combination gives AstraZeneca ownership of the rights for the development and commercialisation of Almirall’s proprietary respiratory business, including rights to revenues from Almirall’s …
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Make Enzyme that Could Help Explain Origins of Life
10/29/2014 4:34:05 PM
Mimicking natural evolution in a test tube, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised an enzyme with a unique property that might have been crucial to the origin of life on Earth. Aside from illuminating one possible path for life’s beginnings, the achievement is likely to yield a powerful tool for evolving new and useful molecules. “When I start to …
IBM and Cleveland Clinic Use Watson to Advance Genomic Research for Cancer Care Pilot
10/29/2014 4:30:22 PM
IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced a new initiative to accelerate the adoption of genomic based medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic will use IBM Watson technology in the area of genomic research to help oncologists deliver personalized medicine by uncovering new cancer treatment options for patients. The Lerner Research Institute’s Genomic Medicine …
How ISO 9001:2008 Certification Relates To A Supplier’s Quality Management Systems
10/27/2014 4:03:41 PM
ISO 9001:2008 is the latest update of ISO 9000, a series of standards developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), that define, establish, and maintain an effective quality assurance system for manufacturing and service industries.  These standards deal with the fundamentals of quality management systems and are available through …

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