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2014-04-09 23:31:11

Pharmica Consulting, the industry leader in life science processes and technology, is pleased to announce that Andy Corts of Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) will speak at Pharmica’s SharePoint Conference for the Life Sciences Industry on June 4th and 5th in Plymouth Meeting, PA. Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 As part of its continued service to the industry, Pharmica will host its 10th SharePoint conference in Plymouth Meeting, PA on June 4-5, 2014. The two-day...

2008-09-05 12:00:40

Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) investigators have found that "smart bomb" therapies are effective in treating breast cancer patients while minimizing side effects. Howard A. Burris III, M.D., SCRI's chief medical officer, is presenting interim Phase II clinical trial results of a drug named Trastuzumab-DM1 (T-DM1), a novel antibody drug conjugate, at noon today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Breast Cancer Symposium in Washington, D.C. T-DM1 is built from the...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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