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2010-10-18 10:51:00

DUBLIN, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, will announce third quarter 2010 earnings on Friday 29 October, 2010. Results press release will be 12:00 BST / 07:00 EDT issued at: Investor conference call 14:00 BST / 09:00 EDT time: Live conference call for investors: Angus Russell, Chief Executive Officer and Graham Hetherington, Chief Financial Officer will host the...

2010-10-11 06:38:00

NYON, Switzerland and CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, October 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Philip J. Vickers, PhD, has been appointed Senior Vice President of Research & Development (R&D) for its Human Genetic Therapies (HGT) business. In this position, Dr. Vickers will be responsible for leading global R&D for Shire HGT and for establishing the strategic direction of the...

2010-09-23 09:00:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delaware Valley College will bring nationally known speakers and authors to campus when it hosts its 3-day symposium, Oct. 7-9, on issues around climate change, sustainability and our food systems. Called "The Precarious Alliance," the symposium will explore ways to reduce and reverse environmental degradation, economic instability and social inequities. It begins off-campus Thursday evening, Oct. 7, with a screening of the film "Food...

2010-09-15 10:15:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) is having some fun with the former Queen of Egypt by running this classified ad to promote Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, a world-premiere exhibition on view at The Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia through January 2, 2011. Two ads will appear over three consecutive weeks beginning Friday, September 17 in a dozen alternative weeklies, including The...

2010-09-14 14:29:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philadelphia region offers up the "Perfect 10" girlfriend getaway during the three-day Columbus Day weekend, which includes Sunday, 10/10/10. Here are 10 reasons to plan a trip and book a value-added hotel package today at visitphilly.com: Cleopatra: The ultimate "10," the elusive Queen Cleo remains a mystery to most -- archeologists are still searching for her body today. With 140 artifacts and multimedia features at The Franklin Institute,...

2010-09-10 13:23:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia was named a "Best U.S. Destination" by LOGO, the gay and lesbian network owned by Viacom's MTV Networks. An international panel of travel journalists compiled the list, made up of Philadelphia, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Provincetown and San Francisco, for LOGO's annual "TripOut Gay Travel Awards." Travelers can vote online for their favorite U.S. destination among the six contenders through October 18, 2010. To vote for...

2010-08-31 09:34:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced its support for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) fellowships at leading medical institutions across the country. The six fellowships will begin in 2011 and will provide a year of training in the management of IBD to physicians who recently completed a fellowship in gastroenterology. "We are proud to support the education of future medical...

2010-08-30 08:00:00

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- BMP Sunstone Corporation (Nasdaq: BJGP) ("BMP Sunstone" or the "Company") today announced that its "Hao Wawa" (Good Baby) brand was ranked first among the top three pediatric medicine brands on China's Pharmaceutical Pediatric Medicine Brand list, under "Healthy China - 2010 China Pharmaceutical Brand Evaluation." The results were based on an extensive evaluation of 20 well-known domestic and international medicine brands,...

2010-08-17 12:49:00

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, August 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY) acquired ProAmatine as a part of the acquisition of Roberts Pharma in 1999 and Shire conducted and completed the post marketing trials that the FDA required. The FDA, however, viewed these trials as inconclusive and required that additional trials be conducted for ProAmatine to maintain its marketing authorization. As a result, Shire elected to withdraw the product effective September...

2010-08-09 07:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine getting your car serviced while you are at work and having it ready for you at the train station at the end of the day. The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE: PBY), the nation's leading automotive aftermarket service and retail chain, is making this a reality for rail commuters who use the Warminster train station in Philadelphia. Pep Boys is working in conjunction with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and...


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