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2014-03-19 23:26:39

CarGurus announces introduction of new, mobile car-shopping app. Cambridge, Mass (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 CarGurus (http://www.cargurus.com) the nation’s fastest growing automotive research and shopping website, today introduced its new, upgraded mobile car-shopping app. Available free for iOS and Android phones, the app gives users convenient access to CarGurus’ comparison shopping tool, enabling shoppers to find great deals or check a dealer’s price on a specific car and compare...

2014-03-18 08:33:40

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerulean Pharma Inc., a leader in dynamically tumor-targeted nanopharmaceuticals, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in a Phase 1b/2 trial designed to (1) identify the recommended Phase 2 dose of CRLX101 in combination with Xeloda(®) (capecitabine) and radiation (chemoradiotherapy) and (2) detect signals, if any, of increased efficacy over standard neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer. The trial is...

2014-03-13 23:24:13

Unique Resveratrol formulation effective in treating the most severe complication of diabetes: foot ulcers – results of clinical trial are published. Cambridge UK (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The French Paradox is a phenomenon that people in France, who have highest consumption of red wine per person, have the lowest cardiovascular mortality rate and one of the longest in longevity in the Western world. One of the key molecules behind this is a grape flavonoid molecule trans-Resveratrol,...

2014-03-06 12:30:57

Growing demand from foundations, NGOs, businesses and universities to offer courses on edx.org has prompted the nonprofit to expand its membership model CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the 32 charter members of the xConsortium, today announced a new expanded membership structure that will enable additional universities and colleges, foundations and other global organizations to join the edX community....

2014-03-06 08:31:20

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moderna Therapeutics, the pioneer in developing messenger RNA (mRNA) Therapeutics(TM), a revolutionary treatment modality to enable the in vivo production of therapeutic proteins, announced today that Lorence Kim, M.D. will join Moderna's executive leadership team as chief financial officer effective April 21. Prior to joining Moderna, Dr. Kim was managing director and co-head of the U.S. biotechnology investment banking effort at...

2014-03-05 23:21:37

Organizers of the Workers Compensation Research Institute's (WCRI) 2014 Annual Issues & Research Conference (March 12-13, 2014) are expecting another record-breaking year for attendance at next Wednesday's event in Boston, MA at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. The WCRI conference, an annual two-day event, is a leading workers’ compensation forum for policymakers, employers, labor advocates, insurance executives, health care organizations, claims managers, researchers, and...

2014-03-03 23:26:56

Advisor 4.0 enables rapid deployment of predictive talent models for hiring and performance optimization efforts. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Talent Analytics, Corp. today announced Advisor 4.0™, a major release of their predictive analytics platform. Available in early April, this update makes it possible to deploy predictive talent models, created in any predictive analytics system, directly inside Advisor. Examples include R, Rapid Miner, SAP, SAS®, Weka, IBM SPSS and...

2014-02-28 08:24:57

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of severely obese patients, today announced it will join the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and others around the world in observing Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2014. On this day, millions of patients and their families will share their stories to focus a spotlight on rare diseases as a global public health concern. A rare...

2014-02-27 08:29:54

Novel Prognostic Test Is Designed to Guide Optimal Decision-Making at Diagnosis CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamark Genetics, Inc. today announced that its Cambridge, Mass. laboratory has been licensed for the highest level of clinical testing in the use of ProMark(TM), the company's prognostic assay to guide the medical management of patients with prostate cancer. The licensure by the State of Massachusetts for "high-complexity testing" establishes the...

2014-02-21 23:02:14

Olea Kiosks, Inc. introduces the Cambridge Self Check-In Kiosks. A sleek, beautifully designed, and incredibly efficient kiosk created specifically for use in the healthcare industry. Cerritos, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Introducing the Cambridge Self Check-in Kiosk, by Olea Kiosks Inc. – a sleek, beautifully designed, and incredibly efficient kiosk created specifically for use in the healthcare industry. This ingeniously engineered kiosk is fully ADA and HIPAA compliant. The...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.