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2014-09-05 08:24:05

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and its associated pain, announced today that Dr. Henry Ji, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sorrento, is scheduled to present a corporate overview at two upcoming conferences. Event: 16(th) Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference When: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 11:40 AM ET - 12:05...

2014-09-04 23:10:57

Dr. Anne Marie Salapatek, CSO at Inflamax Research, will be presenting clinical trial data demonstrating the utility of Environmental Exposure Chambers in asthma and allergic rhinitis research at upcoming 2014 European Respiratory Society conference in Munich, Germany, September 6-10. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Inflamax Research Inc., a full-service CRO, announced today that their Chief Science Officer, Dr. Anne Marie Salapatek, will be presenting clinical trial data...

2014-09-04 12:26:34

DIEPENBEEK, Belgium, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists discover how to 'switch off' autoimmune diseases Apitope, the drug discovery and development company focused on disease-modifying treatments for patients with autoimmune and allergic diseases, announced today that Bristol University research led by Apitope Founder and CSO, Prof David Wraith, on its treatment approach to autoimmune diseases, such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS), has been published...

2014-09-04 08:30:05

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI) a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products today announced that John London, the Company's President and Co-Chief Executive Officer will be providing a corporate update at the Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in New York. A copy of the presentation will be available on the Company's website at...

2014-09-03 16:30:09

-- Doctors Call for Delay in Controversial Share 35 Proposal KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at The University of Kansas Hospital are joining 45 liver transplant programs from Missouri, Florida, Texas, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio and Michigan, among others, calling on the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to delay consideration of a controversial proposal to distribute livers nationally instead of regionally. Collaborating...

2014-09-03 08:35:10

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Allergy Services (UAS), a leading healthcare services company that enables family physicians, pediatricians and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy testing and customized immunotherapy services, today announced that John Thresher has accepted the position of national director of sales. Thresher will be rejoining UAS after a brief stint as vice president of regional development at Airrosti Rehab Centers where he was...

2014-09-03 08:33:57

SEATTLE and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMC Biologics, Inc., a global leader in process development and contract manufacturing, and Zymeworks Inc., a Canadian biotherapeutics company and a world leader in the development of antibody therapeutics, have entered into a Master Services Agreement for process development, formulation development and cGMP clinical manufacturing of a recombinant human IgG1 bi-specific (heterodimeric) antibody....

2014-09-03 08:33:44

Experienced Financial and Operational Leader to Support Global Development of Novel Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics to GPCRs LA JOLLA, Calif. and SHANGHAI, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RuiYi, Inc., a global therapeutic innovation leader, announced today the appointment of Mark Saad as chief financial officer (CFO). Mr. Saad is a skilled financial and operations leader and was most recently CFO at Cytori Therapeutics for the past ten years. At RuiYi, he will play a critical...

2014-09-03 08:33:19

- Results Expected Q1 2015 - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced that it has completed enrolment in its Phase 2 clinical trial to investigate the safety and efficacy of WF10 in patients with refractory allergic rhinitis. The Company expects the trial to be completed in late 2014 with top-line results anticipated in the first...

2014-09-02 08:29:36

MONROVIA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, today announced the appointment of Debra Zack, M.D., Ph.D., vice president, clinical development and the appointment of Lloyd Rowland, senior vice president, chief compliance officer and general counsel. "Debra's expertise in biologics...


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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.