Latest American College of Rheumatology Stories

2008-10-25 21:00:11

NUTLEY, N.J., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from two Phase III studies showed that patients who suffer from the debilitating and painful effects of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) achieved significant improvements in signs and symptoms when treated with ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) alone or in combination with methotrexate compared with methotrexate alone. The final results of both studies will be presented as oral presentations, along with 13 other abstracts which evaluate ACTEMRA in patients with...

2008-10-22 12:00:51

Pacific Biometrics, Inc. (OTCBB: PBME), a leading provider of specialty medical laboratory and biomarker assay development and testing services, today announced that it will exhibit its laboratory and contract research services, along with its biomarker assay capabilities, at the ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting in San Francisco October 24-29, 2008. The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is an organization of and for physicians, health professionals and scientists that advances...

2008-10-14 09:00:45

Pfizer will highlight several presentations and posters across a spectrum of pain and inflammatory conditions at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) annual meeting in San Francisco from October 25 to 29, 2008. Late-breaking abstracts for Pfizer's investigational JAK-inhibitor CP-690,550 and Celebrex (celecoxib capsules) will be presented at the meeting. Pfizer will also host an investor briefing during ACR to review data from three pipeline candidates on Tuesday, October 28 at...

2008-10-10 12:00:42

D2Hawkeye(R), Inc., the market leader in transforming healthcare data into valuable information for managing clinical risk and costs, announced today that Michael Kane, M.D., D2Hawkeye Consultant, will be presenting at the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals Scientific Meeting 08, on October 24-29, 2008 in San Francisco, CA. The six-day educational program will include workshops, study groups, abstract/research sessions, as well as pre-conference...

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