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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...

2014-01-08 17:50:19

Researchers in the United States have suggested an alternative way to allocate science funding. The method, which is described in EMBO reports, depends on a collective distribution of funding by the scientific community, requires only a fraction of the costs associated with the traditional peer review of grant proposals and, according to the authors, may yield comparable or even better results. “Peer review of scientific proposals and grants has served science very well for decades....

2014-01-08 08:27:59

- Enrollment on-track at 6 months with 40 U.S. sites open in 2013 SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MSTX) today provided an update on the status of EPIC, its pivotal phase 3 study of MST-188 in sickle cell disease. Consistent with prior guidance, the Company announced that 40 clinical sites were opened in the U.S. by year-end 2013. In addition, clinical sites are expected to open in at least three countries outside the U.S. in the first...

2014-01-02 10:19:59

New analysis shows Asia gaining, due to increased support from both government, industry The United States' global share of biomedical research spending fell from 51 percent in 2007 to 45 percent in 2012, while Japan and China saw dramatic increases in research spending. The research and development spending in the United States dropped from $131 billion to $119 billion, when adjusted for inflation, from 2007-2012, while Japan increased spending by $9 billion and China increased by $6.4...


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