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2014-04-14 12:33:08

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 14, 2014 Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and other diseases, announced today the formation of a Clinical Advisory Board (CAB) to support development of the Company's constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (C-IBS) program. The Company also announced that pioneering gastroenterologist and lead investigator for the C-IBS...

2014-03-31 23:26:24

The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates - http://www.LAcolon.com - are on the forefront of establishing standards for the application of the da Vinci Si™ Robot in colon and rectal surgery. The da Vinci Si™ surgical system is a minimally invasive surgical system, considered to be the latest evolution in minimally invasive technologies. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon & Rectal Surgical Associates are now the top...

2014-03-27 23:05:00

Mary E. Norton, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, presented on Emerging Trends in Screening for Aneuploidy. Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, Professor, the Helping Hand of Los Angeles Endowed Chair, and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, presented on Prevention of Morbidity Associated with Preeclampsia. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March...

2014-03-22 23:01:13

Leslie Zun, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL, presented on Psychobehavioral Emergencies. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Emergency Medicine Volume 31, Issue 02: Psychobehavioral Emergencies. The goal of this program is to improve the diagnosis and management of psychiatric emergencies. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to: 1. Evaluate...

2014-03-17 23:23:13

Los Angeles Outpatient Surgery Center La Peer Health Systems has published a new infographic helping patients determine when they need a colonoscopy. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 In honor of March being Colon Cancer Awareness month, La Peer Health Systems, an outpatient surgery center in Los Angeles has released a new infographic helping patients better understand important information about colon cancer, such as when to get a colonoscopy. “We chose to do this because we...

2014-01-30 08:30:46

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupus LA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have joined together to support a two-year fellowship and have named Dr. Vaneet Sandhu as the Lupus LA/Cedars-Sinai Fellow. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can affect virtually any organ of the body, and has no known cause or cure. Dr. Sandhu will be joining a 'dream team' of lupus researchers at Cedars-Sinai, known in the medical community for cutting edge research and world-renowned...

2014-01-21 23:01:30

Brian Radbill, MD, FACP, a 15-year veteran of the Mount Sinai Health System, has been named Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Mount Sinai Queens. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Brian Radbill, MD, FACP, a 15-year veteran of the Mount Sinai Health System, has been named Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Mount Sinai Queens. In that position, Dr. Radbill will oversee the delivery of high-quality, patient-focused medical care...

2014-01-14 10:51:16

Findings shed light on the root of healthy heart function and reveal a class of drugs that can prevent erratic heartbeats tied to heart attacks, strokes and other health conditions Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute researchers have found that six proteins – five more than previously thought – are responsible for cell-to-cell communication that regulates the heart and plays a role in limiting the size of heart attacks and strokes. The smallest of these proteins directs the largest in...

2013-12-17 23:19:53

Nation’s leading respiratory hospital and renowned New York-based health care system develop joint venture to provide care and research focused on respiratory and related diseases. Denver, CO and New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 National Jewish Health and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Announce Creation of Respiratory Institute in New York Nation’s leading respiratory hospital and renowned New York-based health care system develop joint venture to provide care and...

2013-12-09 08:27:29

-- Webcast Call to Discuss Worldwide Agreements with Cedars-Sinai for Development of New Treatments for IBS, Obesity and Diabetes -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of product candidates focused on the prevention and treatment of serious infectious diseases and other diseases, will host a webcast conference call and webcast this morning at 9:00 a.m. EST to discuss the announcement made Saturday, December 7, 2013 on...