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2013-02-12 12:20:37

DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard and HonorGuard Network (HGN) announced today that they have formed a partnership to connect military personnel transitioning from active service to civilian employment opportunities offered by Behringer Harvard. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050907/DABEHHARLOGO) "We are pleased to do our part in supporting HGN's visionary leadership in providing services that demonstrate gratitude for the sacrifices made by our military...

Computer Tablet Application Developed That Could Rapidly Assess Neuromuscular Performance At The Bedside
2013-02-07 16:49:31

Wyss Institute at Harvard [ Watch The Video ] Doctors routinely track their patients' hand-eye coordination to monitor any neuromuscular deficits, particularly as patients age or when they are injured -- but the tests they have been using to track this kind of information may be subjective and qualitative. Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston (BIDMC),...

2013-02-05 08:29:12

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer Reference Forum announces the 2013 World's Best Customer Video Contest. Winners will be announced at the 2013 Summit on Customer Engagement on March 6, 2013, in Redwood City, CA. "We've invited the top customer reference and advocacy professionals in the world--the ones who excel at getting customers to tell their stories--to submit their best videos of customers doing so," says Bill Lee, President of Customer Reference Forum, which runs...

Scientists Use Sophisticated Modeling And Biotechnology To Weaken Cells By Fouling Their Metabolic Machinery
2013-02-04 11:19:01

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard A team of scientists just won a battle in the war against antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" -- and only time will tell if their feat is akin to the bacterial "Battle of Gettysburg" that turns the tide toward victory. They won this particular battle, or at least gained some critical intelligence, not by designing a new antibiotic, but by interfering with the metabolism of the bacterial "bugs" — E. coli in this case...

2013-01-19 23:04:30

LipoSite credits Harvard Medical School Special Report, "Exercise: A Program You Can Live With" as providing the motivation to help get consumers moving in 2013 with ℠New Year New You´. Park City, UT (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 Harvard Medical School Special Report, "Exercise: A Program You Can Live With" says, “The answer is regular exercise. The question is: ℠What can improve your mood, boost your ability to fend off infection, and lower your risk for heart disease,...

2013-01-08 08:27:27

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Marketing is in the midst of a major shift from developing loyal customers to developing advocates," says Bill Lee, who wrote a legendary article on this in Harvard Business Review's Blog Network and is producing a major conference on the subject. "You've got to get your customers marketing and selling for you." Attendees at Lee's 2013 Summit on Customer Engagement, March 5-6 in Redwood City, will learn how in great detail, from...

2013-01-07 08:30:06

DANVERS, Mass., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Eliza Corporation ("Eliza") released a Podcast to discuss how the ACA, exchanges, consolidation, workplace clinics, consumer choice and other factors will shape the future of healthcare. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120917/NE75009LOGO-b) Click here to listen to the Podcast. Throughout the Podcast, Charlie Baker, Entrepreneur in Residence at General Catalyst Partners and former CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Jeff...

2013-01-06 05:02:29

Two new approaches to treating Alzheimer´s disease offer hope for meaningful treatment in the near future. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 05, 2013 Harvard doctors are testing two new approaches to Alzheimer's disease aimed at reversing the condition or its symptoms, reports the January 2013 Harvard Health Letter. Dr. Rudy Tanzi helped create a drug called PBT2. It prevents the production of protein plaques and tangles that kill brain cells. "It also induces new neurons to grow in the...

2012-12-12 16:23:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770, the oldest collegiate club in the United States, announced today it will honor Michael Lynton, CEO, Sony Entertainment, Inc., with the first Order of the Golden Sphinx award at a gala ceremony at the Mandarin Oriental in New York on March 4, 2013. Graduate Chairman and Grand Sphinx, Andrew Farkas will host the event. To date, co-chairs include: Richard Plepler, Leon and Debra Black, William Lauder, Barry and...

2012-11-20 12:30:55

VIENNA, Va., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The President & CEO of MicroTech Tony Jimenez has been appointed to the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy (HJHP) Executive Advisory Board. Jimenez was selected for his business success, leadership and continued dedication to the Hispanic Community. According to their website, the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy (HJHP), published by the John F. Kennedy School of Government (Harvard Kennedy School) at Harvard University, was founded in 1985...