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2014-08-07 04:21:52

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTBC Bank (USA) and its parent company CTBC Financial Holdings have donated $200,000 as a global partner to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, which kicks off its new annual Championship for Cancer Research fundraiser. The event, which is part of a golf and gala campaign, will be held at Promontory's Jack Nicklaus-Designed Painted Valley Course in Park City, Utah on August 12 and will benefit cancer research at Huntsman Cancer...

2014-04-29 12:33:55

SALT LAKE CITY, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two internationally known scholars, one in the field of cancer prevention and the other in the field of molecular biology, will join Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah as early as September 1. Cornelia Ulrich, Ph.D., currently serving as a director of the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and department head at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, will assume a...

2014-02-05 16:27:28

Only 35 percent would seek aggressive preventive treatment SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national poll from the University of Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute shows 34 percent of respondents would not seek genetic testing to predict their likelihood of developing a hereditary cancer - even if the cost of the testing was not an issue. Concerns about employment and insurability were cited as the primary reason, even though current laws prohibit such...

2012-12-26 05:02:02

SLCC's Fashion Institute participated in a Holiday Stocking event that raised more than $12,000 for children with cancer. The College received an award for being “The Most Generous School” donating 115 stuffed stockings. Salt Lake City (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 Salt Lake Community College´s Fashion Institute participated in a Holiday Stocking event that raised more than $12,000 for children with cancer. The College received an award for being “The Most Generous...

2011-05-09 19:06:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced the appointment of Mary C. Beckerle, Ph.D. as a new independent director to its Board of Directors effective May 5, 2011. Dr. Beckerle, age 56, serves as chief executive officer and director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute located at the University of Utah (HCI). Dr. Beckerle is an internationally recognized scientist who has served on the Advisory Committee of the National Institute of...

2011-03-28 09:30:00

--Leading stroke facility to study patient benefits -- WINNIPEG, March 28 /PRNewswire/ - (NASDAQ: IMRS) (TSX: IM) -- IMRIS Inc. ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced the sale of IMRISNV to University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. IMRISNV will provide important new capabilities for clinicians at University of Utah Hospital's leading edge stroke center. IMRISNV combines the imaging modalities of MR and fluoroscopy in a fully integrated suite to assist...

2010-09-24 15:45:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Huntsman Cancer Foundation completed the purchase this week of 526,800 shares of HUN at an average share price of $11.4942. SOURCE Huntsman Cancer Foundation

2010-09-21 21:58:20

Insight may lead to better understanding of how cells respond to stress Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah have discovered that a protein, zyxin, is necessary for the maintenance and repair of the cell's cytoskeleton, or internal framework, which serves as the muscle and bone of the cell. The research has implications for cancer, as well as other diseases, since alterations in the cytoskeleton are often associated with disease. The research was published...


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