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2014-04-14 12:33:40

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for the treatment of cancer, today announced that Ms. Cynthia M. Butitta has been appointed its Chief Operating Officer in addition to serving in her current role as Chief Financial Officer. Further, Dr. Margo R. Roberts, Ph.D., has been promoted to Chief Scientific Officer....

2014-01-17 08:23:09

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for cancer, today announced the appointment of Rizwana F. Sproule, Ph.D., to the newly created position of Vice President, Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Sproule has over 16 years of experience in regulatory affairs for both biologics and small molecule therapeutics across multiple therapeutic areas. Her...

2014-01-08 08:28:29

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for cancer, today announced the appointment of Cynthia M. Butitta to the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. A veteran financial and operational executive, Ms. Butitta brings over 20 years' experience in leadership roles in the biotech and technology...

2014-01-07 08:30:57

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma today announced that Dr. Arie Belldegrun, Executive Chairman and Founder of Kite Pharma, will present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. The conference will be held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, CA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130513/MM13332LOGO ) About Kite Pharma Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite) is a privately held...

2013-11-05 23:03:25

WPI Mechanical Engineering Professor Receives NSF Award to Explore the Use of Tethered Undersea Kites to Generate Electricity from Tides and Currents Worcester, MA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 As the world looks for new ways to wean itself from fossil fuels, a new answer may be emerging: underwater kites. A new research program directed by David Olinger, PhD, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), has received a three-year, $300,000 grant from...

2013-09-10 23:25:39

Following the conclusion of phenomenally successful Indiegogo campaign, ieCrowd plans next steps for Kite Patch with extensive field testing in real life situations in Uganda, one of the hardest hit malaria regions. Riverside, California (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 •    Kite Patch™ crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo raises $557,254 to advance product development and fuel large field test in Uganda that will include over 6.7 million hours of testing in...

2013-07-30 08:35:46

Kites and Castles features a kite making workshop and a sandcastle building workshop with a world-renowned sand sculptor plus family friendly beach games EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stronger than the Storm, a comprehensive consumer campaign developed to raise awareness of the Jersey Shore's recovery, brings Kites and Castles (#kitesandcastles) to a number of Jersey Shore towns this August, including Ocean Grove, Ventnor City, Seaside Park, Cape May City and...

2013-05-31 23:22:01

The Texting Awareness Foundation announces the upcoming Great Kite Flight at Jones Beach, where participants will fly thousands of kites simultaneously in an attempt to break a world record. All proceeds will benefit Texting Awareness. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 On May 31, 2013, the Texting Awareness Foundation, a non-profit organization devoted to spreading awareness about the dangers of texting while driving, announces their participation in the Great Kite Flight event on Long...

2013-04-10 08:38:59

THORNTON, Colo., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado-based internet retailer, Leedahl Enterprises LLC, today announced the opening of its new online store at www.CompetitionStuntKites.com, selling an assortment of quality stunt kites for all levels of users. Founder and President of Leedahl Enterprises and its new online store at CompetitionStuntKites.com, Michael Leedahl, explains, "While we're relatively new to kite flying, it didn't take long for us to fall in love with this pastime....

2012-12-22 05:03:33

Written by a divorced mom, this colorful, coil-bound book is a sensitive, rhyming story about the feelings a child has when his or her parents split up. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 A children's book, "Divorce - What About ME?" was released on December 15, 2012, by Renaissance Communications. As divorce continues to affect more and more children, a Chicago-area divorced mother of three, Amy Kite, has written a book for young kids whose parents are getting divorced....


Latest Kite Reference Libraries

Gray-headed Kite, Leptodon cayanensis
2012-04-02 20:12:48

The Gray-headed Kite, (Leptodon cayanensis), is a species of bird of prey found in open woodland and swamp forests. It breeds from eastern Mexico and Trinidad south to Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, and northern Argentina. It is one of two species within its genus; the other being the extremely rare White-collared Kite. The adult is 18 to 20.8 inches in length and weighs 14.5 to 21.35 ounces. It has a gray head, black upperparts, white underparts, and a black tail with two or three white bars. The...

Double-toothed Kite, Harpagus bidentatus
2012-04-02 18:06:17

The Double-toothed Kite, (Harpagus bidentatus), is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family, which includes eagles, hawks and Old World vultures. It is found in Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. It is fairly common in the mid and low elevation forests in its range. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist...

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2008-05-02 01:21:50

The Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni), is a small falcon. This species breeds from the Mediterranean across southern central Asia to China and Bangladesh. It is a summer migrant, wintering in Africa and Pakistan. It is rare north of its breeding range, and declining in its European range. The scientific name of this bird commemorates the German naturalist Johann Andreas Naumann. It is a small bird of prey, 10.5 to 13 inches in length with a wingspan of about 27 inches. It looks very much...

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2006-02-28 19:17:11

The Black Kite (Milvus migrans) is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is widespread throughout the temperate and tropical parts of the Old World (including Europe, Asia, Japan, and all of Africa except the Congo Basin and the Sahara Desert), and Australasia. The only part of this region that it is not found in is the island region between the South East Asian mainland and the Wallace Line. European and central Asian birds (races M. m. milvus and M. m. lineatus) are...

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2006-02-28 18:14:02

The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium to large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is a European species found in the milder parts of its range, but birds from northern and central Europe winter further south and west. During the Middle Ages, this bird was more widespread than it is now. Their scavenging habits made them the refuse collectors of the day. Their numbers have now decreased due to illegal persecution and poisoning. Rumors spread amongst the farming community that...

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