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2014-10-23 04:21:52

BARCELONA, Spain, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clients benefit from complete access, visibility, and control throughout the clinical trial inVentiv Health Clinical, a leading global supplier of drug development services, will replace its electronic trial master file (eTMF) content management system with Veeva Vault eTMF. Cloud-based, multitenant Vault eTMF delivers secure, instant access to inspection-ready documentation...

2014-10-22 16:28:13

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This afternoon Xavier University of Louisiana received a $19.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of the national Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Initiative. Xavier will use the grant to expand the already thriving biomedical programs the historically black university offers its students. "Xavier is already number one in the nation as the primary undergraduate source of African American Ph.D.s in...

2014-10-22 08:32:01

Architect of Novel Translational Rare Disease Programs at NIH Adds Depth to Existing Team of Rare Disease Experts SAN DIEGO and HONG KONG, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma ("aTyr"), an innovative rare disease therapeutics enterprise, announced today that rare disease expert John C. McKew, Ph.D., joined the company as vice president, research. Dr. McKew brings more than two decades of expertise in translational research, including key leadership positions at the National...

2014-10-15 08:29:40

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PCCI and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center announce the award of a UH2 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to engage in a collaboration to improve chronic disease management for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetes mellitus and hypertension. The nearly $5.8 million grant, "Improving Chronic Disease Management with Pieces(TM)," is coordinated by the NIH Common Fund, which supports "exceptionally high...

2014-10-13 23:05:03

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory computational scientist Amanda Randles will receive five years of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pursue "high risk, high reward" independent cancer research. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory computational scientist Amanda Randles has received a Director's Early Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH Common Fund award provides...

2014-10-13 12:26:55

MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - CHART-1 trial represents the world's first Phase III trial in regenerative medicine for a pre-programmed cellular therapy targeting heart failure - To date, 12 countries have granted authorization for Cardio3 BioSciences' Phase III (CHART-1) - The progress of CHART-1 is in line with objectives Cardio3 BioSciences (C3BS) (Euronext Brussels and Paris: CARD), a...

2014-10-13 08:26:52

Meeting on campus of National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides a forum for sharing important academic, health and industrial research BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the benefits of wearable devices for remote patient monitoring to opportunities for big-data applications to a changing regulatory environment, the Wireless Health 2014 international conference here Oct. 29 - 31 aims to disseminate the latest advances and promising prospective developments in mobile health....

2014-09-30 23:04:10

California Leads Nation with 20 Grants Awarded to California-Based Institutions La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Today the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the initial round of grants for the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, an undertaking that aims to develop and revolutionize new methods of understanding the complexities and neuro circuit functions of the human brain. This first round of grants totaling $46 million...

2014-09-30 16:28:07

Awards include targeted studies on effectiveness of transitional care services and obesity treatment WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved 46 new proposals, totaling nearly $102 million, to fund a wide range of patient-centered clinical comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) projects. The new awards include support for studies focused on two high-impact topics --...

2014-09-24 23:03:09

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have been selected by the National Institutes of Health to develop a microfluidic, 3D human liver model for drug efficacy and toxicity testing as part of the organization's Tissue Chip for Drug Screening program. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 With a new $5.8 million, three-year award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine will...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin