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2011-04-18 07:33:00

SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CoDa Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that it has raised $19.2 million in a Series B financing. Current investors Domain Associates, GBS Venture Partners and BioPacificVentures participated in the round. The company expects further Series B financing with participation from additional investors in a second closing, scheduled for a future date. "The financing will allow us to take essential steps for the development of CoDa; in particular, we...

2011-04-16 00:00:03

On the last Saturday of April (April 30th, 2011), at 10 am local time worldwide, tens of thousands of people in hundreds of cities spanning over 70 nations will join together to wrap our world in a healing wave of intent. Did you know that prior to Egypt's uprising, World Healing Day events were held in Egypt, and may have contributed to that historic shift. http://www.WorldHealingDay.org http://www.WorldTaiChiDay.org. See scientific research in article. Events will be held in Israel, Iran,...

2011-04-14 08:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wound Institute today announced that it will feature a multidisciplinary forum on dynamic reciprocity at the combined meeting of the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) and the Wound Healing Society (WHS) being held in Dallas at the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center from April 14-17, 2011. Presenting faculty are Dr. Ira M. Herman, tenured Professor and Director, Center for Innovations in Wound Healing Research, Tufts...

2011-04-05 08:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthpoint Biotherapeutics today announced that a new scientific review titled, Dynamic Reciprocity in the Wound Microenvironment, has been published in the March/April issue of Wound Repair and Regeneration. The manuscript authors-Drs. Gregory Schultz, Jeffrey Davidson, Robert Kirsner, Paul Bornstein and Ira Herman-are members of the Dynamic Reciprocity Work Group (DRWG), a scientific exploration committee convened by Healthpoint in 2008....

2011-03-28 13:59:00

Major Scientific and Clinical Conference to Take Place August 2011 CHICAGO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair (ACWHTR) is a non-profit organization founded by faculty from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the Angiogenesis Foundation (Cambridge, MA) in 2010. Created to develop a formal, clinically-based, educational curriculum in wound healing for physicians, the goal of the ACWHTR is to bring the practice of...

2011-03-28 10:00:00

FirstString Research, Inc. exclusively licensed to move forward with Phase II trials CHARLESTON, S.C., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FirstString Research, Inc., a biotechnology company sprung from a Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) lab, has received two patents for intellectual property protection for further development and commercialization of its regenerative medicine technology, according to FirstString Research President and CEO Dr. Gautam Ghatnekar and MUSC...

2011-03-15 08:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wound Institute today announced the launch of a new educational module "Dynamic Reciprocity in Wound Healing," an online course designed to help practicing wound care specialists better understand the role that dynamic reciprocity is thought to play in the physiology of wound healing. Dynamic reciprocity refers to the ongoing, bi-directional interactions between cells and the extracellular matrix (ECM). In order for most cells to...

2011-03-08 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced the publication of positive findings from the Company's Matrix Phase 2b clinical study. The clinical paper titled, "Formulated Collagen Gel Accelerates Healing Rate Immediately after Application in Patients with Diabetic Neuropathic Foot Ulcers," to be published in Wound Repair and Regeneration, an official journal of the Wound Healing Society, is now available online at...

2011-03-02 16:25:00

Immunological research at the University of Haifa, Israel, has made a new breakthrough, revealing a critical component in the "decision-making" process of white blood cells that play a role in the healing process from bacterial inflammation. "The process that we have discovered can assist in the development of drugs that are based on the natural processes that take place in the human body, unlike most of the existing drugs that attempt to curb inflammation by artificial means," explains Dr....

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2011-02-26 06:40:00

US scientists have found that newborn mice can repair themselves after an injury, an important discovery that brings hopes that healing can occur with damaged hearts in people. Scientists removed large chunks of heart out of mice that were only a day old, only to find that their hearts were restored within three weeks. Fish and amphibians are known to have the power to re-grow parts of their hearts after major injuries, but the study, published in the journal Science, is the first time the...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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