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2013-10-31 12:27:12

Dr. Jafarnia Joins the Faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College as Assistant Professor for Clinical Orthopedic Surgery - Helps Shape the Next Generation of Medical Specialists HOUSTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Korsh Jafarnia, orthopedic surgeon and hand and upper extremity specialist at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine joins the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College - accepting a recent appointment as assistant professor for clinical...

2013-10-15 12:04:57

Democracy aid can contribute to change, but only marginally and only under certain conditions. This is the conclusion of a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg. Since the early 1990s, democracy and human rights have become increasingly important in the field of international development assistance. Democracy aid includes, for example, support to political parties, parliaments, election authorities, ombudsman offices and civil society organizations promoting human rights....

2013-10-04 23:02:40

Guests to discuss advances in pain management, preventing and managing heart disease, and exercise as a lifestyle New York, NY (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Dr. Kashif Siddiqi, Dr. Aaron VanHise and Cornell Hunt will be on the October 6th edition of WOR's HealthNavigator, a health and wellness radio show on WOR710 sponsored by Raritan Bay Medical Center. Hosted by Abe Kasbo, the hour-long show airs every Sunday at 10PM. Dr.Kashif Siddiqi, a pain management specialist and part of the...

2013-10-02 23:02:22

This week NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and The Rogosin Institute celebrate the 50th anniversary of their world-renowned transplant program. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 There have been a multitude of firsts, celebrated successes, groundbreaking research findings, and more than 4,000 lives saved – and that was just in the first 50 years. This week NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and The Rogosin Institute celebrate the 50th anniversary of...

2013-10-01 16:28:04

Program Will Train Technologists and Entrepreneurs to Drive Digital Transformation of the Media Industry NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornell NYC Tech was joined by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and leading media companies today to launch the first degree program to be offered by the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute (JTCII) at Cornell Tech. The two-year masters degree in Connective Media is designed to train the...

2013-09-26 23:37:35

Wohl Associates Inc. has just announced their inventory of used colloid mills and related machinery for the processing and packaging industries. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Wohl Associates, a leader in the used processing and packaging industries, has just announced that they have several used colloid mills in their current machine inventory. This includes colloid mills that were manufactured by Charlotte, APV/Crepaco, Cornell Machine Company, and Gifford Wood, among others....

2013-09-24 23:00:12

In ‘Riding the Behemoth’, author delivers inspirational guide for people who are dealing with maladies. Newcastle, Ontario (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 In her book “Riding the Behemoth: Spiritual, Nutritional Information and Financial Advice for Canadian Patients and Their Families Who Face Breast Cancer” (published by iUniverse), Arl T. Cornell recounts the experiences of women who have suffered, or are suffering, from breast cancer and guides them to stronger and healthier...

2013-09-18 23:02:09

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has received a transformative gift from The Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation to create the Sackler Brain and Spine Institute in support of neurological and neurosurgical patient care and innovative medical research and education. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has received a transformative gift from The Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation to create the Sackler Brain and Spine Institute in...

2013-09-12 23:29:37

Mark Geragos Joins Denver Attorney Cornell Johnson In Lawsuit Which Asserts That Federal Court Reporter Darlene M. Martinez Breached A Contract With A Just Cause By Failing to Provide The Entire Transcript in the Proceedings of IRP Solutions Corporation Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Court records show that Attorney Mark Geragos has joined the legal team representing A Just Cause in its lawsuit against federal court reporter Darlene M. Martinez in Denver, Colorado (Docket No....

2013-09-10 08:29:21

$300 Million Driving Discoveries, Changing Lives Campaign to Speed Research Advances from Bench to Bedside NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weill Cornell Medical College announced today that it has received a $100 million gift from longtime benefactors Joan and Sanford I. Weill and the Weill Family Foundation to launch the Medical College's $300 million Driving Discoveries, Changing Lives campaign dedicated to using the most advanced scientific approaches to rapidly translate research...