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2014-08-06 12:29:21

WOODBRIDGE, ON, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ("Pivotal" or the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and overall health, announced today that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to create a Joint Venture Distribution Agreement with ACGT Corporation ("ACGT") and associates. A leader in Canada's DNA services industry with extensive ties to...

2014-06-03 23:03:40

Eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim unites Connecticut residents in the fight against cancer. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Across Connecticut, residents intent on conquering cancer are preparing to swim the Long Island Sound to raise funds, bolster awareness and seek out a cure at the eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America (SAA) benefiting the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT). On Saturday, June 21, hundreds of swimmers and philanthropists will unite...

2013-12-27 12:22:29

Non-profit provides tens of millions in grants since founding by Barbara and Edward Netter in 2001 STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the potential of gene and cell therapy in fighting cancers grows and oncologists across the nation explore the burgeoning science, doctors have uncovered a stunning development - cancers can be treated using patients' own cells as a weapon, and can eliminate the harrowing, often debilitating effects of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. (Photo:...

2013-11-27 23:04:25

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) – a Stamford, CT-based non-profit devoted exclusively to treating and eradicating cancer with cell and gene therapies – has provided a $500,000 grant to combat glioblastoma, one of the most difficult types of brain cancer to treat. Visit http://www.ACGTFoundation.org. United States and Canada (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) – a Stamford, CT-based non-profit devoted exclusively to treating and eradicating...

2013-10-18 23:00:43

Co-founder and President Barbara Netter thanks donors for supporting ground-breaking and life-saving research. More than 100 prominent donors, scientists, biotech representatives, and physicians attended Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy’s “Achieving Cancer Remission with Cell and Gene Therapies” Tuesday night at the Harvard Club of New York City. New York, NY and Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 More than 100 prominent donors, scientists, biotech representatives, and physicians...

2013-10-11 23:01:25

World-class Research Fellows and Physicians to Present at the Harvard Club Oct.15 New York, NY and Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), a not-for-profit dedicated exclusively to funding research for cancer treatments using cell and gene therapies, will host “Achieving Cancer Remission with Cell and Gene Therapies” on Tuesday, October 15 at the Harvard Club of New York City, 35 W. 44th Street. ACGT is renowned for devoting 100-percent of funds...

2013-04-08 23:01:38

ACGT today announced that seed money provided for innovative T-Cell immunotherapy cell and gene therapy research has led to two successful Clinical Trials for treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia resulting in remissions in both children and adults who had no other hope of recovery. Stamford, Connecticut (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, Inc. (ACGT), http://www.acgtfoundation.org, https://twitter.com/acgtfoundation, and https://www.facebook.com/acgtfoundation,...

2008-09-04 15:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), the only national non-profit organization committed exclusively to cancer gene therapy research encompassing all types of cancer, is amplifying the efforts of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the historic national campaign/telethon that airs September 5, on all three major networks: ABC, CBS and NBC. Stand Up To Cancer is a star-studded, momentous event that hopes to bring national attention to the...


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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
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