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2012-01-13 07:50:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vemma Nutrition Company is pleased to announce its Vemma Believe 2012 convention to be held at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, March 1-4. The Vemma Believe 2012 convention is all about believing in yourself, your goals and your dreams; and Vemma has assembled an A-list speaker lineup to provide the knowledge, tools and inspiration to help attendees turn that belief into the life they dream of. For the third year, Dr. Mehmet Oz, the two-time Daytime...

2011-11-21 15:27:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA Columbia) announced today that Jeffrey B. Kindler has been elected to its board of directors. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100923/CASALOGO</font>) Jeff Kindler is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer, the world's largest research-based biopharmaceutical company, from which he retired...

2011-10-25 17:00:00

Thomas Guerriero, CEO of WMX Group, Inc. (WEX: Frankfurt Stock Exchange) Has Announced Dr. Lawrence Fenn, President of Collaborative Education Designs To The Board Of Directors. Shediac, Canada (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 Thomas Guerriero, CEO of WMX Group, Inc. (WEX on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange) parent company to The World Mercantile Exchange has announced that Dr. Lawrence Fenn to the Board of Directors. Dr. Lawrence Fenn is currently President of Collaborative Education Designs, LLC,...

2011-09-22 13:00:00

Executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and dean of Pennâs Perelman School of Medicine joins University City Science Center Board Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 J. Larry Jameson, M.D., Ph.D. has been elected to the Board of Directors of the University City Science Center. Jameson is the executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and dean of Pennâs Perelman School of...

2011-08-26 07:00:00

A Summer of Celebrations with PM @ Penn Museum Summer Nights Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 The Young Friends and others at the University of Pennsylvania, closed out their Summer season on Wednesday night with drink specials and live music in the Penn Museum garden. The festivities lasted from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and admission was free for Penn Museum members. âœThis was another wonderful season of live music, lively discussion, and a great...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

PM @ Penn Museum Summer Nights to be held every Wednesday night from 5-8 p.m. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Join the Young Friends and others at the University of Pennsylvania's garden with drink specials, and live music every Wednesday from June 22nd to August 24th this summer from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The event takes place at 3260 South Street in Philadelphia, PA and is free to Penn Museum members. "A wonderful garden party, drinks and live music "“ the place to be on...

2011-06-24 10:54:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A University of Pennsylvania study will determine if public transit can convey more than people going from point A to point B. Video displays on public buses in Los Angeles will be used to help determine the efficacy of an innovative soap opera-like video program designed to increase HIV testing among low-income African Americans 14 to 24 years of age. The program - "Reality Check" - will be shown on video monitors on public buses over...

2011-06-22 00:00:35

Average Starting Salary for Olin College Graduates is Highest Ever; Microsoft Hires Seven Members of the Class of 2011 Needham, MA (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 Olin College of Engineering today announced the post graduate plans of the 88 students in its Class of 2011: 55 percent have accepted offers of employment with an average starting salary of $68,825; 30 percent will attend graduate school beginning in the fall; and two graduates are starting their own businesses. Twenty-four percent are...

2011-05-04 02:00:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland and NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group(TM) (Debiopharm), a global biopharmaceutical development specialist that focuses on serious medical conditions and particularly oncology, and Yale University (Yale), a premier university with a long tradition of both basic and clinically directed biomedical research, announce an exclusive worldwide license agreement concerning the development and commercialization of Debio 1036, a first-in-class...

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2011-03-15 10:46:23

A new Yale University study looks at why there is such a big difference in the mortality rates among patients treated for heart attacks in hospitals across the country. The study appears in the March issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine. Until now, little has been known about the factors that may influence this variation in death rates. The Yale team reviewed 11 hospitals through interviews and site visits. Those selected were among the best and worst performers, as rated by the federal...