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2008-08-11 09:01:40

Cortria Corporation today announced the appointment of Gene Cefali, Pharm.D, Ph.D., as Senior Vice President of Clinical Pharmacology and Formulation Development. Dr. Cefali was previously Vice President of Lead Optimization at Kos Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Abbott Laboratories), where he played a major role in the development of Niaspan(R), a novel formulation of niacin and widely prescribed anti-dyslipidemic medicine, as well as three Niaspan(R) line-extension products. Dr. Cefali is a...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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