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2013-03-11 12:24:31

New Name Announced, Web-based Businesses Launched, New Tenants Move In WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced new business developments related to its commercialization enterprise, Wake Forest Innovations, as well as a new brand for Piedmont Triad Research Park. Wake Forest Innovation QuarterAfter consultation with key stakeholders in and beyond the community and an analysis of park names worldwide, Piedmont...

2013-03-08 12:25:13

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO) What: A briefing for business and community leaders and media regarding new commercialization developments at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Speakers are available for interviews after the briefing. Who: John D. McConnell, M.D., chief executive officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center;...

2012-12-12 12:26:13

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has created a new operating division to translate its academic and clinical research and discoveries into marketable products and services that will benefit patients. The new enterprise, Wake Forest Innovations, is being led by Chief Innovation Officer Eric Tomlinson, DSc, and Ph.D, who is also President of the Piedmont Triad Research Park. (Logo:...

2012-11-21 16:21:45

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Perched 12 stories up on top of the roof of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a 31-foot Moravian star, one of the largest in the world, will usher in the holiday season for the 20th year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO) The idea for the star was initiated in 1992 by Shirley Hasty, a secretary in chaplaincy and pastoral education at Wake Forest Baptist, and a sign company in Lexington created the...

2012-10-25 11:25:46

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A monumental event is upon us and we have the power to choose our country's future path with the simple click of a button. No pressure. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO) All we have to do is keep ourselves informed of each presidential candidate's position by watching debates, reading articles, listening to the news and even paying some attention to the barrage of campaign advertisements on TV and...

2012-06-26 06:25:28

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eric Tomlinson, DSc, PhD, a scientific and business leader whose career incorporates academia, product innovation and economic development, has been named President of Piedmont Triad Research Park (PTRP) and Chief Innovation Officer of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He will join the Medical Center July 2, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO) "Eric will focus on the commercialization of...

2012-02-21 09:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has opened the doors to Wake Forest Biotech Place, a new state-of-the-art, world-class 242,000 square foot biotechnology research and innovation center designed to allow more growth of Wake Forest Baptist's many renowned research departments and create incubator space to promote start-up companies generated by researchers' discoveries and space for established biomedical research companies. (Log:...

2011-12-19 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Year's resolutions are full of cliches and empty promises but a clinical psychologist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has some sound advice that might just help a little. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO) "I think most people make resolutions that they don't achieve for many reasons, often because they seem so overwhelming," said William McCann, Psy.D, director of behavioral science...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A next-generation defibrillator that provides more treatment options and will likely reduce readmissions for patients with heart failure has been implanted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center - the first hospital in North Carolina to do so. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO</font>) The implantation of this new cardiac resynchronization therapy system was...

2008-08-14 18:00:19

By JENNIFER FERNANDEZ WINSTON-SALEM -- The city's move away from manufacturing to a knowledge-based economy appears to be a smart one. Winston-Salem, once the king of tobacco, received a new moniker in 2008 : "Intelligent Community." The city was one of seven communities worldwide recognized as a model for economic development in the 21st century. The title is bestowed annually by the Intelligent Community Forum, a New York- based think tank that focuses on job creation and economic...