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2011-07-19 08:00:00

Paul McKellips' new novel UNCAGED is a biomedical, military thriller that explores what happens when animal rights extremism makes the U.S. vulnerable to an international bioterrorism plot WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today its Executive Vice President Paul McKellips has released a new novel, UNCAGED. The politically-charged biomedical thriller catapults readers into a world in which animal rights extremists...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today it has won four Telly Awards during the 2010/2011 season in the 32nd annual Telly Awards competition. Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online film and video. Since 2009, FBR has won 16 Telly Awards for its long-form television shows and 60-second TV spots, and earned an...

2011-06-15 16:38:00

The awards recognize outstanding journalism demonstrating the essential role of humane animal research in medical discoveries and scientific breakthroughs WASHINGTON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) today announces the winners of the 10th annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards. The awards, named in honor of FBR's late chairman Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, recognize outstanding journalism that explores the essential role of humane animal...

2011-04-12 08:49:00

Awards recognize reporting that has enhanced public understanding of biomedical research WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today it is accepting entries for the 10th annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards. The awards, named after FBR's late chairman, Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, honor professional journalists whose reporting has enhanced public understanding of how the humane and responsible use of animal models...

2011-04-05 14:32:00

Biomedical Research Organization Launches Thought-Provoking New Billboard Campaign WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today it has launched a new, targeted out-of-home advertising campaign in five cities, as part of its national ResearchSaves(TM) campaign. New "Who would you rather see live?" billboards appear in Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago and Baltimore. The ResearchSaves(TM) campaign is designed to...

2010-11-23 08:00:00

FBR's groundbreaking television show on breast cancer research nominated for the Midsouth Emmy® Award in the cultural documentary category WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today its television show "SurvivorTales: Jen's Story" is nominated for a Midsouth Emmy® Award in the Documentary/Cultural category. "Jen's Story" is a 28-minute television program that follows the emotional...

2010-06-23 13:17:00

The awards recognize outstanding television production WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today it has won six Telly Awards during the 2009/2010 season in the 31st annual Telly Awards competition. Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online film and video. "It's quite a challenge to produce award-winning...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.