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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....

2014-04-11 08:24:38

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 11, 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 the appointment of Jonathan M. Peacock, former Chief Financial Officer of Amgen, to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Peacock's appointment is effective immediately, bringing the number of Kite's directors to eight. Arie Belldegrun,...

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...

2013-10-30 12:22:13

"SkyRunner®" Unveiled at Florida Yacht Show SHREVEPORT, La., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyRunner(®), a new, innovative recreational sports vehicle will make its public debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this week. Part all-terrain vehicle and part light-sport aircraft, SkyRunner is the next generation in the small, elite segment of light sport aviation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131030/DA07359) SkyRunner is not limited to the adventurist or...

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....

2012-06-10 22:20:13

OOSTERHOUT, The Netherlands, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New: Ultramar Kite-Refit Coating gives old kites a second life. New from Ultramar Ultramar Kite-Refit Coating is a specially developed coating for kites and gives kites a second life. After treatment with the coating, the kite will snap and crackle like it used to, be clean and perfectly water-repellent. The kite is more airtight, keeps its shape, and is lighter and dryer. Why Kite-Refit Coating?...

2012-04-11 10:22:57

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Click here to see the teaser for the film and support the project. Jewell and Ginnie, a Charleston/Atlanta based filmmaking company launched plans for "With A Kite," a feature-length kiteboarding documentary. Shooting is scheduled to start in June 2012 and be centered around the 2012 Triple - S Invitational in Cape Hatteras, NC, which attracts the biggest names in the world of kiteboarding. "With A Kite" is being supported by several of...

2012-03-12 13:17:00

COVENTRY, England, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees are a company's strongest asset, so in order to better serve its customers Kite has recruited 15 new members of staff and opened up a brand new state-of-the-art customer contact centre. The new centre is unlike anything else in the packaging industry and the result of substantial investment. It will focus on new business growth, ensuring that Kite continues to lead the way in packaging distribution and added value customer service....