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2014-03-11 16:23:56

Event Benefits USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stars of movies, music, medicine and technology will join at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood on March 20 for the second annual Rebels With a Cause gala honoring titan of technology and powerhouse philanthropist, Larry J. Ellison, co-founder and CEO of Oracle Corporation. Last year's event raised $3.6 million for the revolutionary and life-saving research of David B. Agus,...

2012-07-16 10:25:46

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) today announced the acquisition of Navigenics, Inc. This acquisition represents Life Technologies' first step in executing against a strategy to build out its molecular diagnostics business through internal development, partnerships and select acquisitions. "Genetic analysis is becoming increasingly accessible, cost-effective and a critical part of patient clinical management," said David Agus, M.D....

2012-02-07 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Proteomics Inc. (API), powering the proteome to transform diagnostics, announced today the appointment of veteran diagnostic developer, Peter Klemm, Ph.D., as chief executive officer. API also announced the move of the corporate headquarters to San Diego. Prior to the move, API secured a $22.5 million Series B financing from Domain Associates, Vulcan Capital and returning angel investors. In conjunction with the financing, James C....

2009-09-10 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Posit Science Corp., the leader in clinically proven brain fitness software, and Navigenics, Inc., the leading personal genomics company, today announced a collaboration to empower individuals with knowledge and tools that can lead to an improvement in overall health and wellness. With this first-of-its-kind offer, consumers will have the opportunity to complement personalized genetic testing services with scientifically validated brain fitness...

2008-11-04 12:00:25

American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and Navigenics, Inc. today announced a medical education program designed to improve physicians' understanding of genetic risk factors for disease, the current evidence about the use of genomic tools and technologies to determine risk, and promising practices for utilizing those tools to aid in disease prevention. Through an unrestricted educational grant from Navigenics, ACPM is independently developing this continuing medical education (CME)...

2007-04-18 12:00:54

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sumner M. Redstone announced a commitment of $105 million in charitable grants to fund research and patient care advancements in cancer and burn recovery at three major non-profit healthcare organizations. The cash contributions of $35 million each will be paid out over five years to FasterCures/The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions, based in Washington D.C.; the Cedars-Sinai Prostate Cancer Center in Los Angeles, California;...