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2014-06-11 23:13:29

New England Peptide and SISCAPA expand commercialization of mass spec biomarker assays. Gardner, MA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Today, New England Peptide, Inc. (NEP) and SISCAPA Assay Technologies, Inc. (SAT) announced a collaboration for the manufacture and sale of Stable Isotope Standard (SIS) peptides for use in SISCAPA® protein quantification assays. Under the terms of the agreement, NEP will manufacture peptide standards suitable for use with SAT’s SISCAPA assays. The peptides will...

2014-06-11 16:27:04

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI) a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products today announced that at its 2014 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held in Toronto, all nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated April 30, 2014 were elected as directors of the Company. The detailed results of the votes by proxy are as follows: Director Nominees...

2014-06-11 08:29:54

All 9 Out Of 9 Patients Who Have Reached 4 Injections Are Showing Tumor Cell Death, Tumor Shrinkage And/Or Stabilization Of Disease BETHESDA, Md., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that, in the ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial of DCVax-Direct for all types of inoperable solid tumors, all 9 out of 9 patients who have...

2014-06-11 08:29:19

LA JOLLA, Calif. and SHANGHAI, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RuiYi, Inc., a global therapeutic innovation leader, announced today the close of a $4 million debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank to advance a pipeline of novel monoclonal antibodies (mAb) targeting G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs). RuiYi plans to file an IND and initiate clinical trials in multiple countries in 2015 for the company's lead asset, RYI-008, a novel anti-IL-6 mAb for rheumatoid arthritis and cancer....

2014-06-10 23:15:41

Dr. John’s Candies, a xylitol-based candy distributor that is family owned and operated, issues how-to tips for adhering to a gluten-free diet. Dr. John’s Candies are gluten-free, and are perfect for those with Celiac Disease, as well as with gluten sensitivities and intolerances. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Dr. Johns’ Candies, a leading online xylitol-based candy distributor, issues how-to tips for those needing to adhere to a gluten-free diet, be it from Celiac disease...

2014-06-10 23:13:54

Achieve is conducting a multicenter, randomized, single-dose study assessing the pharmacodynamic parameters of an experimental combination therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis on stable methotrexate (MTX) treatment. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this RA Clinical Trial in Birmingham, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance...

2014-06-10 23:02:48

Dr. Sal Taliercio, fellowship trained laryngologist, will begin practicing full-time at ENTA’s Sleepy Hollow site, located at 358 North Broadway, beginning August 1st, 2014. Dr. Taliercio will become the newest member of the Practice’s Voice & Swallowing Center, a sub-division consisting of all seven of ENTA’s world class laryngologists. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is home to over 100 of the finest otolaryngology specialists in...

2014-06-10 16:26:56

Fun and frank campaign includes new website, game and community outreach DENVER, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycle Yourself Colorado, a new initiative to educate 15-25 year old residents about organ, eye and tissue donation in fresh ways, will launch this weekend at the internationally renowned Denver Comic Con. With a quirky and age-appropriate approach, the campaign aims to inspire Colorado millennials to think about donation and transplantation, and encourages them to...

2014-06-10 12:29:24

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), will be participating in the 2014 BIO International Convention being held June 23-26 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. The convention is a significant business development forum for companies like Antigen Express, providing...

2014-06-10 08:30:28

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. and NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including biotech and medical technology issues a Q&A interview with Mr. James A. Joyce ,Chairman and CEO of Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: AEMD). Mr. Joyce shares insight into the emerging Immuno-Oncology market and the opportunity it represents. Q: Investorideas.com How did Aethlon Medical become involved in cancer research? A: James A. Joyce,...


Latest Immunology Reference Libraries

Thymus
2013-03-04 12:56:08

The thymus gland is an endocrine organ of the immune system located anteriolateral to the trachea and in between the lungs. Its primary function is to build T lymphocytes for the body’s immune system; therefore, it is most important during childhood and puberty, when it reaches its maximum size. After puberty, it will begin to atrophy and shrink in size. Old age generally brings about hypotrophy of the thymus. In children the thymus is grayish-pink in color and in adults it is yellow. On...

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
2012-05-14 11:51:18

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is a medical journal established in 1929 as the Journal of Allergy. It is published by Elsevier. It obtained its current name in 1971. It is the official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This journal publishes timely clinical papers, instructive case reports, and detailed examinations of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to clinical allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, internists, and other...

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2011-04-15 14:14:43

Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...

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2011-01-11 14:17:29

The Cowpox virus causes a skin disease known as cowpox. It is related to the vaccinia virus and gained its name because it spread by dairymaids touching the udders of infected cows. It manifests as red blisters. It is similar to smallpox although much milder and was actually the basis of the first smallpox vaccine. A person who recovers from cowpox is immune to smallpox. In 1980 the World Health Organization announced that smallpox was the first disease to be eradicated world wide by a...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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