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2011-08-03 08:59:00

MIAMI, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 26th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner will be held at New York's Waldorf=Astoria Hotel on Monday, September 26. The event will honor philanthropic heroes and sports legends while bringing together celebrities and corporate leaders to support the fundraising efforts of Nick and Mark Buoniconti and numerous longtime Buoniconti Fund supporters who continue to stand up for those who can't. The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis is a nonprofit, which...

2011-05-04 05:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InVivo Therapeutics (OTCBB: NVIV), a company focused on the development of groundbreaking technologies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI), and The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, the world's most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center, today announced a strategic research collaboration for the development of novel SCI treatments. The collaboration will evaluate InVivo's...

2011-04-18 12:10:00

Event is part of the Bipartisan Policy Center's New Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative Special Remarks to be given by South Beach Diet Author and Cardiologist Dr. Arthur Agatston WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the University of Miami will jointly host a public forum on the importance of nutrition education and physical activity this Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at the University of Miami's Newman...

2011-04-12 13:42:00

Special Remarks to be given by South Beach Diet Author and Cardiologist Dr. Arthur Agatston WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the University of Miami will jointly host a public forum on the importance of nutrition education and physical activity on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the University of Miami's Newman Alumni Center. Today, more than one-third of adults and 17 percent of children in the United...

2011-04-04 14:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytotech Labs, a Boston based pharmaceutical company and member of the Berg Pharma, Inc. group along with Berg Biosystems and Berg Diagnostics today presented groundbreaking insight into seminal work performed by Nobel Laureate, Otto Warburg. The Warburg Hypothesis asserts that increased utilization of anaerobic respiration and production of lactate is negotiated by cancer cells in return for evasion of apoptosis, programmed cell death and other...

2011-01-26 11:23:00

HACKENSACK N.J., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The MOLLY and LINDSEY Diabetes Research Foundation at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) and the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, have joined forces to find the cure for Type 1 Diabetes. Together they will form the Hackensack-Miami DRI Federation Project, a think tank of East Coast specialists who will fast-track the best research ideas coming out of...

2010-09-28 02:44:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Former President Bill Clinton joined NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti and his son Marc as they hosted an impressive crowd of more than 1,400 guests for the 25th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner, held at the Waldorf=Astoria, to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis. The silver anniversary celebration raised more than $16 million and guests included sports legends, celebrities, philanthropic heroes and corporate leaders who all gathered to...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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