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2011-03-30 09:17:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, a privately held company pioneering the development of antithrombotic aptamers with active control agents, announced that David J. Mazzo, PhD, President and CEO, will be presenting at the Needham & Company's 10th Annual Healthcare Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 11:20 a.m. EDT. The presentation will include an overview of the Company's pipeline with emphasis...

2011-03-30 06:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced the schedule of its upcoming cenderitide presentation taking place at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 60th Scientific Session, April 2-5th. Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Hall FDate: Sunday, April 3, 2011Time: 10:00 AM -11:15 AM (CDT)Poster Presentation: Board #256...

2011-03-28 11:09:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc., a privately held company pioneering the development of antithrombotic aptamers with active control agents, announced that Thomas J. Povsic, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Duke University, will present results of the RADAR Phase 2b clinical trial for the Company's lead product, the REG1 anticoagulation system, at the i2 Summit during the American College of Cardiology 2011 60th Annual Scientific...

2011-03-21 06:00:00

DUBLIN and LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has assigned a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date of August 25, 2011 for the review of the New Drug Application (NDA) for FIRAZYR(R) (icatibant) for the treatment of acute attacks (Types I and II) of hereditary angioedema (HAE). This 6 month review timeline...

2011-03-03 05:59:00

DUBLIN and LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the European Commission has approved FIRAZYR for self-administration after training in subcutaneous injection technique by a healthcare professional. FIRAZYR is the first and only treatment for acute Type I and Type II hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks licensed for self-administration in Europe. "Given...

2011-03-02 01:59:54

In the face of the growing obesity epidemic, much research has focused on the neuronal control of feeding behavior. Agouti-related protein (AgRP) neurons express three proteins that have been implicated in changes in energy balance, but the studies linking AgRP neurons to feeding behavior have produced mixed results. To directly analyze the role of AgRP neurons, Bradford Lowell and colleagues, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, used DREADD technology (designer receptors...

2011-02-28 06:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular disease, announced plans to pursue a new indication in the field of heart failure. Nile plans to develop cenderitide (formerly CD-NP) as an outpatient therapy to be delivered to acutely decompensated heart failure (ADHF) patients continuously for up to 90 days after discharge from the hospital. This is a...

2011-02-28 05:59:00

DUBLIN, Ireland and LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has submitted a complete response to the not approvable letter issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to Jerini AG in April 2008 regarding its New Drug Application for FIRAZYR(R) (icatibant) for the treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE). Once the FDA...

2011-02-23 09:17:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, a privately held company leading the development of antithrombotic aptamers with active control agents, announced that Ellen McDonald, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer, will be speaking and participating on a panel that will highlight new and innovative cardiovascular drug therapies at the 2011 RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference. The panel discussion will be held at the New York Palace Hotel...

2011-02-17 14:18:23

Deakin University medical scientists have created the world's first cancer stem cell-targeting chemical missile, placing them a step closer to creating a medical 'smart bomb' that would seek out and eradicate the root of cancer cells. The Deakin researchers have worked with scientists in India and Australia to create the world's first RNA aptamer, a chemical antibody that acts like a guided missile to seek out and bind only to cancer stem cells. The aptamer has the potential to deliver drugs...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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