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2014-02-06 16:28:11

Interim Outcomes in CHOCOLATE BAR Registry Demonstrate High Rates of Procedural Success and Limb Preservation PLEASANTON, Calif. and SINGAPORE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interim results from The CHOCOLATE® BAR Registry conducted in the US demonstrate that use of the CHOCOLATE® PTA balloon achieved high rates of treatment success and limb preservation in patients with peripheral arterial disease. The results from the first 350 patients enrolled and treated were presented by Dr. Tony Das...

2014-02-03 16:23:37

LEIPZIG, Germany, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 3 February 2014, the 205th anniversary of the birth of Felix Mendelssohn, the extended Mendelssohn House Leipzig was reopened in Goldschmidtstrasse 12 with a new floor and a total size of 900 square metres. It is the world's only Mendelssohn museum and located in his last private apartment. The museum's new section on the ground floor provides a modern and innovative representation of Mendelssohn's life and...

2013-10-07 15:38:31

For the first time UFZ study describes the effects of prenatal environmental stressors on the regulation of microRNAs The Leipzig Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research has gained new insights on the influence of tobacco smoke in utero. For the first time, it could be demonstrated with smoking pregnant women and their children, how exposure to tobacco smoke affects the development of human immune system on molecular level. The focus thereby was on microRNA – a short, single-stranded...

2013-06-17 12:33:53

Full Range of SuperServer® Solutions Including FatTwin(TM) Provide Widest Selection of High-Density Compute Platforms for High-Performance Computing SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing announces the industry's widest range of server solutions supporting Intel's new Xeon Phi coprocessors this week in Leipzig, Germany at...

2013-02-13 12:24:49

LEIPZIG, Germany, February 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leipzig is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Richard Wagner, who was born here on 22 May 1813. Whoever wants to understand the young Wagner must come to Leipzig, especially in 2013: 137 events have been scheduled in Wagner's honour, 70 of which during the City of Leipzig Richard Wagner Festival (16-26 May 2013). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130213/594677 ) In a unique cooperation...

2013-01-25 16:26:37

OTTAWA, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Skills/Compétences Canada, a not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in skilled trades and technologies, officially welcomed the 35 members of Team Canada who will compete at the 42(nd) WorldSkills Competition being held in Leipzig, Germany, from July 2(nd)-7(th), 2013. Representing Canada's best in skilled trades and technology, the talented youth gathered in Ottawa today for a Champions Breakfast, marking the final leg of...

2012-12-27 08:20:04

LEIPZIG, Germany, December 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two major anniversaries will soon be drawing visitors from both home and abroad to Leipzig 2013: the birth of Richard Wagner 200 years ago (on 22 May 1813), and the Battle of the Nations between Emperor Napoleon's troops and the coalition armies in October of the same year. As the composer's native city, Leipzig shines all year round with high-quality operas, concert premieres and exhibitions, not to mention the City of...

2012-10-12 07:21:33

LEIPZIG, Germany, October 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pre-sale starts on October 15, 2012 Next year's Bachfest Leipzig will be held from 14-23 June 2013 under the motto "Vita Christi". Pre-sale for Leipzig's biggest annual music festival will start on October 15, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121012/567731 ) Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio, "The St. John Passion", and the Easter and Ascension Oratorios form together a grand...

2012-06-06 22:20:07

UTRECHT, the Netherlands, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurail Group G.I.E., hosted a special media event in Leipzig, Germany, on the 4th and 5th June 2012, to celebrate 40 years of InterRail Pass Travel. The celebration took place at the 'Bayerische Bahnhof' which is a former end station built in 1842 and considered the oldest end station in Europe. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/interrail/56541 This...

2012-05-01 02:32:12

BETHESDA, Md., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWBO) (NW Bio) today announced that, working together with the Fraunhofer Institute (IZI), it has received approval of a major grant from the Sachsische Aufbau Bank (SAB or Saxony Development Bank) in Germany. The grant will reimburse fifty percent (50%) of the costs for manufacturing in Germany and for NW Bio's clinical trial with DCVax®-L for brain cancer at up to 30 clinical sites...