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2013-05-09 08:28:29

COMO, Italy, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After the success met during the Salone del Mobile 2013 show in Milano, the giant Model One BT Bluetooth radio exhibition complete with a walk-through audio display called "Whispering Trees" in which music is played throughout seven wood trees arrives in the heart of Como, Italy from May 11 - 16 for the "European Opera Days." The giant radio installation will be on display from May 11th until May 16th in front of Teatro Sociale of Como,...

2010-09-14 06:30:00

VILLA GUARDIA (COMO), Italy, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentium S.p.A. (Nasdaq: GENT) (the "Company") today announced that two posters and one oral presentation on defibrotide will be presented at the 33rd World Congress of International Society of Hematology to be held at the ICC Jerusalem International Convention Center in Jerusalem, Israel, October 10-13, 2010. Poster Session 1, Tuesday, October 12, 2010: "Defibrotide downregulates heparanase expression in tumor cells" (Abstract #330)....

2010-08-12 06:00:00

VILLA GUARDIA (COMO), Italy, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Total revenues of EUR 12.5 million and net income of EUR 2.32 million for the first half of 2010. Cash flow positive for the third consecutive quarter and expects to remain positive/neutral for 2010. Revised guidance for 2010 revenues increased from $20-$25 million to $28-$30 million. Gentium S.p.A. (Nasdaq: GENT) (the "Company") today reported financial results for the first half of 2010 and for the quarter ended June...

2010-05-26 06:30:00

VILLA GUARDIA (COMO), Italy, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gentium S.p.A. (NASDAQ: GENT) (the "Company") today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. The Company reports its financial condition and operating results using U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The Company's financial statements are prepared using the Euro as its functional currency. On March 31, 2010, EUR 1.00 = $1.3479. "The financial results of the first quarter of 2010 are...

2010-03-31 18:55:00

VILLA GUARDIA (COMO), Italy, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gentium S.p.A. (Nasdaq: GENT) today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. The Company reports its financial condition and operating results using U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The Company's financial statements are prepared using the Euro as its functional currency. On December 31, 2009, EUR 1.00 = $1.4332. "Total product sales rose 78 percent in 2009...

2009-12-17 06:30:00

VILLA GUARDIA (COMO), Italy, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gentium S.p.A. (Nasdaq: GENT) today announced the appointment of Dr. Khalid Islam as Chairman of the Board of Directors, who will retain his responsibilities as Interim Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Khalid Islam brings over 22 years of pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry experience to Gentium. Dr. Islam was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Arpida AG, a Swiss (SWX-listed) biopharmaceutical company, and has held...

2008-09-26 21:00:21

By Bob Mehr Tonight, a collection of citizens from Como, Miss., will travel to Memphis to take the stage of the Levitt Shell at Overton Park, to perform an evening of a cappella gospel music. While many of the singers have long personal histories in music - having played or sung for most of their lives - they are, essentially, amateurs. They've never sought professional acclaim, the glare of the spotlight or a recording contract. Instead, they've honed their art in the churches and cotton...

2006-03-16 12:25:04

By Sophie Hardach CERNOBBIO, Italy (Reuters) - Rumors that Hollywood sweethearts Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt could marry on the shores of Lake Como this weekend have transformed even quiet Italian villagers into star-struck gossip fans. The weeks-long speculation centers on the lakeside villa of Pitt's friend and fellow actor George Clooney, where the couple are expected to arrive on Thursday or Friday, and the nearby luxury hotel of Villa d'Este, once a romantic hideaway for stars...