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2014-03-24 12:29:44

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, today announced the names of 15 research investigators who will receive critical interim support from the Society for hematology research proposals that, despite earning high scores, could not be funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) amid severe funding reductions. The support...

2014-03-17 23:24:53

The MSA Coalition® announced in January 2014 the funding of five MSA research grants for a total of $219,000 including the "Global MSA Registry & Study Group.” The project is being led by researchers from Austria and the USA and will facilitate future international MSA trial recruitment and promote sharing of anonymous patient information to identify the natural history of multiple system atrophy (MSA). New York, New York (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy...

2014-03-16 23:00:43

Purdue University and Houston Methodist Research Institute plan to collaborate on research and educational initiatives, including clinical trials of drugs developed at Purdue. West Lafayette, IN (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 Purdue University and Houston Methodist Research Institute plan to collaborate on research and educational initiatives, including clinical trials of drugs developed at Purdue. The partnership helps to advance the Purdue Moves drug discovery initiative to translate basic...

2014-03-14 23:25:10

NOVA nominates Rebecca Kamen, Professor of Art, for Professor Emeritus to celebrate 35 years of distinguished service. Kamen's work is recognized for embodying the STEM to STEAM movement, and her approach is celebrated in both the art and scientific communities. McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Northern Virginia Community College ( NOVA) recently nominated Rebecca Kamen, Professor of Art, for Professor Emeritus to celebrate 35 years of distinguished service, teaching excellence and...

2014-03-12 12:28:20

BETHESDA, Md., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, today refuted false statements and material distortions made by Adam Feuerstein in an article on Tuesday, March 11. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110329/SF73084LOGO Feuerstein falsely accused NW Bio of manipulating its news by delaying announcement of the Hospital Exemption...

2014-02-25 00:21:09

Medal recognizes work studying RNA BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has selected Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., a Professor from the University of California, Berkeley, as the second winner of its Lurie Prize in the Biomedical Sciences. Doudna, a Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, will be presented the Lurie Prize medal and a $100,000 honorarium on May 20 in...

2014-02-13 08:31:08

Nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research adds TRU-D to infection prevention arsenal BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center, the nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research, has deployed TRU-D SmartUVC(TM), a 5-foot-5 germ-eliminating UV disinfection robot, to help protect against infection. TRU-D SmartUVC(TM) is the first and only portable UV disinfection device on the market...

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...

2014-01-21 23:31:03

The FDA wants clinical trial sponsors to start using risk-based site monitoring. This quick-reading management report from FDAnews shows how to use risk management to set up remote clinical trial monitoring systems. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Implementing Quality Risk Management in Clinical Trial Monitoring **FDAnews Management Report** http:// http://www.fdanews.com/QRMinCTMonitoring The FDA wants clinical trial sponsors to start using risk-based site monitoring. That’s...

2014-01-15 12:21:36

BALTIMORE, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Health ("NIH"), the nation's largest biomedical research institution, will utilize Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services (www.curtisbaymws.com) for the next 5 years through 2018, for all of NIH's medical waste transportation and processing services. Curtis Bay was selected based on its environmentally sustainable and reliable medical waste management services, along with its proven commitment to exceptional customer...


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