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2014-01-24 12:22:24

Elise Mitchell and Jim Olson to Help Guide Planning of Annual Conference NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) today announced that Elise Mitchell, APR, Fellow PRSA, dual Chief Executive Officer of Mitchell Communications Group and Dentsu Public Relations Network, and corporate public relations leader Jim Olson, Vice President of Global Corporate Communications and Americas Public Affairs at Starbucks, will serve as co-chairs of the...

2013-08-14 16:25:28

'Project Violet' aims to speed drug discovery using scaffolds from nature and crowdfunding SEATTLE, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A spirited, red-headed girl named Violet who died at age 11 from an inoperable brainstem tumor is the inspiration behind "Project Violet," a "citizen science" drug-discovery project being launched by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The project is using crowdfunding to enlist the help of the community to develop a fundamentally new class of anti-cancer...