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2010-05-02 08:55:00

Current research suggests that tumor-secreted exosomes inhibit the immune response, enhancing tumor metastasis. The related report by Liu et al, "Contribution of MyD88 to the tumor exosome-mediated induction of myeloid derived suppressor cells," appears in the May 2010 issue of The American Journal of Pathology. The immune system plays a critical role in identifying and destroying tumor cells. Many tumors overcome this surveillance by inhibiting local immune responses, often leading to...

2010-04-26 06:30:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation antibodies for the treatment of cancer, today announced that it will host a conference call and audio webcast to review its first quarter 2010 results on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at 8:30 AM ET. To participate in the conference call, please dial 866-783-2138 (domestic) or 857-350-1597 (international) and reference the...

2010-04-21 07:55:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI) a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation antibodies for the treatment of cancer, announced today that it has achieved a milestone under its collaboration agreement with Bayer Schering Pharma AG. The milestone was triggered by Micromet's achievement of pre-clinical proof of concept for a BiTE antibody for the treatment of solid tumors. "We have made...

2010-04-20 18:41:00

LAS VEGAS, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas is known for its exhilarating and adrenaline pumping social scene, whether visitors experience a big win at the casinos, head to the chapel or party like a rock star in the hottest clubs. In fact, Vegas fans may think they've seen it all, until now. Today, Stratosphere Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, an American Casino & Entertainment Property, announced the opening of the world's tallest SkyJump attraction located 855 feet above the Vegas...

2010-04-20 10:46:00

LAS VEGAS, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas is known for its exhilarating and adrenaline pumping social scene, whether visitors experience a big win at the casinos, head to the chapel or party like a rock star in the hottest clubs. In fact, Vegas fans may think they've seen it all, until now. Today, Stratosphere Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, an American Casino & Entertainment Property, announced the opening of the world's tallest SkyJump attraction located 855 feet above the Vegas...

2010-04-20 08:47:00

The Guinness Book of World Records has deemed the SkyJump Las Vegas at the Stratosphere Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, the world's highest commercial decelerator. The jump, which opened April 20, launches thrill seekers 855 feet from one of Las Vegas' most recognizable monuments. To help "jumpstart" the event, Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman was on hand to help countdown the first official jumper. Other celebs on site to make the plunge included NASCAR driver Kyle Bush and Harlem...

2010-04-19 13:13:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation antibodies for the treatment of cancer, today announced that results from studies highlighting pre-clinical advances with its proprietary BiTE antibody technology were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. The Company and its collaborators reported...

2010-04-19 14:10:28

Stealthy and stubborn, ovarian cancer is a particularly vexing malignancy, difficult to diagnose in early stages and difficult to treat once it progresses further. However, research at Fox Chase Cancer Center is now focusing on one of the most promising new approaches to dealing with the disease"“"“using engineered antibodies to target tumor cells while leaving healthy cells intact. Gregory Adams, Ph.D., co-leader of the Developmental Therapeutics Program at Fox Chase Cancer...

2010-04-16 15:01:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation antibodies for the treatment of cancer, announced today that Otello Stampacchia, Ph.D., an advisor to Omega Funds, has decided not to stand for re-election at the upcoming annual meeting of stockholders, and has resigned from its board of directors effective immediately due to an increase in his duties at Omega...

2010-03-24 07:45:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation antibodies for the treatment of cancer, announced today that the Company will participate in the 2010 Future Leaders in the Biotechnology Industry Conference, to be held on April 8, 2010 in New York City. Christian Itin, Ph.D., the Company's President and CEO, will present a 25 minute corporate overview on April 8...


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2009-06-16 22:38:30

The Brown Recluse Spider (Loxosceles reclusa) is a species of arachnid that is native to the USA from the southern Midwest south to the Gulf of Mexico. It can be found in Canada as well around southeast Ontario, and southern Quebec. Its range lies from southeastern Nebraska through southern Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana to southwestern Ohio. In the south, it is native from central Texas to western Georgia. It is not usually found west of the Rocky Mountains. Contrary to popular belief, this...

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