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2008-11-13 18:00:18

McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that the following lawyers have been promoted to partner effective January 1, 2009. Corporate George Colindres (San Diego) focuses on venture capital and other private equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate formation and maintenance, corporate governance, convertible note and other debt financings, licensing, stock option plans and executive compensation, executive employment agreements, and venture capital and...

2008-10-02 15:01:05

A total of 146 students at Washington's Georgetown University have been treated for a stomach illness as of Thursday, officials say. District of Columbia Health Department officials said as the number of ailing Georgetown students continues to rise, they are desperately searching for any causes of the stomach sickness, The Washington Post said. The alarming spread of the illness Wednesday prompted campus officials to shut down the university dining hall as a precaution while an...

2008-07-31 15:01:02

WASHINGTON and HAMBURG, Germany, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The field of personalized cancer research and treatment grows with each day. And a new partnership with Washington's largest biomedical research organization and an international research and biobanking company is contributing to that growth. Georgetown University Medical Center announced today a partnership with Indivumed GmbH, based in Hamburg, Germany, designed to analyze complex clinical molecular signatures from...

2008-07-29 18:00:40

By Daniel Suddeath, The Evening News and the Tribune, Jeffersonville, Ind. Jul. 29--Floyd Circuit Court Judge J. Terrence Cody will decide Georgetown's case against the county on a proposed location for a wastewater-treatment plant on zoning issues and nothing else. "Everything else is just smoke-screens," Cody said at a declaratory judgment hearing Monday. After listening to arguments as to why Georgetown should be permitted to build a plant at what is known as the O'Brien property --...

2008-07-16 06:00:13

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Crystal Borde, +1-202-331-4323, +1-626-664-0511 (cell), for 2008 National Training Institutes Data Shows Comprehensive Community-Based Services Critical for Helping Youth with Mental Health Needs Thrive NASHVILLE, Tenn.,July 16/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Partnerships with schools and child welfare services are necessary elements of a comprehensive public health approach to childrens mental health care, which is the focus of this weeks 2008 National Training...

2006-11-28 15:01:24

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgetown University today announced the appointment of Howard J. Federoff, MD, PhD, as Executive Vice President for Health Sciences and Executive Dean of the School of Medicine. Dr. Federoff is currently Senior Associate Dean for Basic Research and Professor of Neurology, Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology; and Professor of Oncology and Genetics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, as well as Founding Director of the Center for Aging and...

2005-12-13 09:49:50

BOSTON (Reuters) - A billionaire Saudi prince, ranked by Forbes Magazine as the world's fifth richest person and wealthiest Muslim businessman, has donated $40 million to Harvard and Georgetown to expand their Islamic studies programs. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a nephew of the late Saudi King Fahd and a prominent figure both inside the Saudi kingdom and internationally, gave $20 million to each university, according to both schools' Web sites. "Bridging the understanding between...

2005-12-02 10:57:38

Corrects name in second paragraph to read ... Administrator Natsios ... instead of ... Administrator Natsio WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Andrew Natsios, the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, will leave his post for a teaching job at Georgetown University, a State Department official said on Friday. "Administrator Natsios has been an aggressive reformer, and his work has saved and bettered lives in every corner of the globe," said James Wilkinson, senior adviser to...

2005-12-02 11:07:24

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Andrew Natsios, the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, will leave his post for a teaching job at Georgetown University, a State Department official said on Friday. "Administrator Natsios has been an aggressive reformer, and his work has saved and bettered lives in every corner of the globe," said James Wilkinson, senior adviser to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. He said Rice asked Natsios to stay "but he felt it was time for new...

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2005-06-23 06:37:13

Doctors compromised medical ethics, article claims Acting in contradiction to medical ethics, physicians, psychiatrists and psychologists have played an active role in the interrogations of foreign detainees in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, new research claims. The revelations, which will appear in the July 7 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, were released online Wednesday night. According to the report, prisoners do not have any medical confidentiality, which allows...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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