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2014-03-13 08:28:11

CALGARY, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) ("Oncolytics" or the "Company") today announced its financial results and operational highlights for the year ended December 31, 2014. "In 2013, we reported data from a number of clinical studies, which included our first data correlating specific biomarkers with survival in NSCLC lung cancer patients and culminated with the reporting of our first randomized data in head and neck cancer," said...

2014-03-07 08:25:29

SYDNEY, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viralytics Limited (ASX:VLA, OTC:VRACY) will present at two prominent U.S. healthcare investment conferences next week. CEO Dr Malcolm McColl will present on March 10 at the 26th Annual ROTH Investment Conference in Dana Point, California. The ROTH conference is one of the largest of its kind in the U.S. with approximately 3,000 attendees including 1,000 from the global investment community. On March 12 Dr. McColl will present at the Bernstein Emerging...

2014-03-06 13:13:25

Ludwig researchers show that infecting just 1 tumor with a virus could boost the systemic effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy A Ludwig Cancer Research study suggests that the clinical efficacy of checkpoint blockade, a powerful new strategy to harness the immune response to treat cancers, might be dramatically improved if combined with oncolytic virotherapy, an investigational intervention that employs viruses to destroy tumors. Published today in the journal Science Translational...

2014-03-04 16:25:40

CALGARY, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dr. Brad Thompson, President and CEO of Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY), will participate in the 34(th) Annual Cowen and Company Healthcare Conference in a session on Wednesday March 5(th), 2014 at 8:40 a.m. ET. The conference takes place from March 3(rd) to 5(th) at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. A live audio link to the webcast session will be available at: http://wsw.com/webcast/cowen16/ONCY or on the...

2014-02-25 08:30:56

CALGARY, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dr. Brad Thompson, President and CEO of Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC) (NASDAQ: ONCY), will participate in the 2014 RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference in a session on Wednesday February 26(th), 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. The conference will take place on February 25(th) and 26(th) in New York, NY at the New York Palace Hotel. A live audio link to the webcast session will be available at:...

2014-01-27 14:42:53

Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada and is responsible for about 30% of all deaths, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. Despite the urgent need for new and effective drugs, it remains extremely difficult to develop anti-cancer therapies in a timely way. Researchers in Ottawa looked at how to leverage current experimental therapies, in different combinations, to speed the fight against cancer. Scientific evidence suggests a specific combination approach is effective, as...

2014-01-15 10:42:21

Christopher Parsons, MD, Director of the HIV Malignancies Program at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, is the senior author of a paper that is the first to report that specialized fat (lipid) molecules, called sphingolipids, play a key role in the survival of aggressive lymphomas caused by viruses. The paper also reveals a new therapy for preventing production of sphingolipids by lymphoma cells, thereby killing these cells, which are often resistant to standard therapies. The study is...

2014-01-15 08:28:43

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MCET.OB) has filed a U.S. provisional patent application concerning composition of matter, biological targets, mechanism of action, methods and formulations to achieve targeted tumor cell death. This patent application describes a novel class of very small noncoding double stranded RNA molecules (VSRNAs) which interfere with the basic homeostatic cellular processes in tumor cells....

2014-01-08 12:28:55

SYDNEY, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viralytics Limited (ASX: VLA, OTCQX: VRACY) can report that the 54(th) late stage melanoma patient has been injected with CAVATAK(TM), thus achieving the major milestone of target enrolment in the US Phase 2 CALM trial. The Phase 2 trial is a single arm study being conducted at 11 US cancer clinics to investigate the safety and efficacy of intratumoral CAVATAK(TM) (Coxsackievirus A21) in patients with late stage malignant melanoma. Dr. Malcolm...

2013-12-27 12:22:29

Non-profit provides tens of millions in grants since founding by Barbara and Edward Netter in 2001 STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the potential of gene and cell therapy in fighting cancers grows and oncologists across the nation explore the burgeoning science, doctors have uncovered a stunning development - cancers can be treated using patients' own cells as a weapon, and can eliminate the harrowing, often debilitating effects of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. (Photo:...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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