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2013-12-09 08:27:15

- IS Hero Award goes to Dr. Carolina Amador and the staff at Lincoln Health Center, Corvallis, Oregon HAYWARD, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced that it is partnering with the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) in support of the 5(th) annual Infantile Spasms Awareness Week, which is taking place this week. As part of this education effort, CNF has developed a website, www.infantilespasmsinfo.org, that provides...

2013-12-06 00:20:48

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new white paper from the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance), entitled "Vigabatrin-Associated Visual Field Loss (VAVFL): What You Need to Know," was released today at the American Epilepsy Society annual meeting in Washington, DC. The white paper was written by Darcy A. Krueger, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology, Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic, Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Vigabatrin is...

2013-08-07 12:27:11

Seeking to Protect Infants and Children from Lifelong Neurological Impairment DANBURY, Conn., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 14-year-old Connecticut boy has joined the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) in alerting pediatricians and other physicians to a rare medical condition that can leave babies with lifelong disability. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130807/DC60396) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110719/DC37656LOGO-b) The boy,...

2012-12-03 08:26:49

HAYWARD, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced that it is again partnering with the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) in support of the 4(th) annual Infantile Spasms Awareness Week, which will take place December 3 - 12, 2012. As part of this education effort, CNF has developed a website, www.infantilespasmsinfo.org, that provides information on infantile spasms from leading child neurologists and shares stories from families...

2012-12-03 08:26:36

HAYWARD, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) announced that it is again partnering with the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) to fund a $30,000 grant to support research into infantile spasms. Dr. Alex R. Paciorkowski of the University of Rochester Medical Center was selected by CNF as the recipient of its annual "Infantile Spasms Research Award." "Questcor has an ongoing commitment to CNF and the entire infantile spasms community," said Steve...

2012-02-21 05:30:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) announced that it has been named the recipient of the Child Neurology Foundation's first-ever Corporate Citizenship Award. The Award honors Questcor's long-term commitment to support the child neurology community as well as its specific efforts to fund education and research related to infantile spasms (IS), a very rare but potentially catastrophic childhood seizure disorder. "One out of four...

2011-10-27 09:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 27, 2011 Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced that it is partnering with the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) in support of the 3rd annual Infantile Spasms (IS) Awareness Week, which will take place October 24-30, 2011, in conjunction with the Child Neurology Society (CNS) Annual Meeting in Savannah, Georgia. As part of this education effort, CNF has developed a website, www.infantilespasmsinfo.org, that provides information on IS from...

2011-10-27 09:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) announced that it is again partnering with the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) to fund a $30,000 grant to support research into infantile spasms (IS). For the second year in a row, Catherine Chu-Shore, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital was selected by CNF as the recipient of the "Logan Infantile Spasms Research Award." "Questcor has an ongoing commitment to CNF and the entire infantile...

2011-10-25 15:02:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today reported record net sales of $59.8 million for its third quarter ended September 30, 2011, a 91% increase from $31.3 million in the year ago quarter. Net income for the quarter was up 98% from the year ago quarter to $22.9 million or $0.35 per diluted share. A 174% year-over-year increase in the number of paid H.P. Acthar® Gel (Acthar) prescriptions for the treatment...

2011-10-03 13:25:00

DENVER, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. is pleased to distribute the results of the recent clinical trial in India which demonstrated the effectiveness of a modified Atkins Diet(TM) in treating infantile spasms, a form of epilepsy, in affected children. The study, published in Seizure: The European Journal of Epilepsy (2011), was conducted at the leading Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. (Logo:...