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2009-08-21 14:02:00

WARSAW, Ind., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that Brian S. Moore, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Fred L. Hite, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present at the Thomas Weisel Partners 2009 Healthcare Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, MA on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at...

2009-07-21 15:00:00

WARSAW, Ind., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that it will release second quarter 2009 financial results for the period ending July 4, 2009 before the market opens on Thursday, August 6, 2009. Symmetry Medical will host an accompanying conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, August 6, 2009. A live Web cast of the...

2009-06-04 08:00:00

WARSAW, Ind., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), an independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today the completion of over $5 million strategic investment in high precision design, development and manufacturing equipment at its Design and Development Center (DDC) in Warsaw, Indiana. Brian Moore, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "The spine, trauma and reconstructive orthopedic...

2009-05-06 08:41:00

WARSAW, Ind., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that Brian S. Moore, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Fred L. Hite, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present at the Bank of America and Merrill Lynch 2009 Healthcare Conference at the Palace Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at...

2009-04-23 08:00:00

WARSAW, Ind., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that it will release first quarter 2009 financial results for the period ending April 4, 2009 before the market opens on Thursday, May 7, 2009. Symmetry Medical will host an accompanying conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 7, 2009. A live Web cast of the conference call...

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2009-04-15 11:51:21

Major impact envisioned for pharmaceutical, food, agriculture industries Scientists studying how marine bacteria move have discovered that a sharp variation in water current segregates right-handed bacteria from their left-handed brethren, impelling the microbes in opposite directions. This finding and the possibility of quickly and cheaply implementing the segregation of two-handed objects in the laboratory could have a big impact on industries like the pharmaceutical industry, for which the...

2009-02-13 10:29:00

WARSAW, Ind., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that Brian S. Moore, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Fred L. Hite, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present at the Canaccord Adams Musculoskeletal Conference at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 1:40 p.m....

2009-02-11 15:00:00

WARSAW, Ind., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that it will release fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results for the period ending January 3, 2009 before the market opens on Tuesday, February 24, 2009. Symmetry Medical will host an accompanying conference call at 9:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, February 24, 2009. A live Web...

2009-01-15 09:40:00

A tug-of-war between the two sides of the brain causes it to become asymmetrical, according to research published today in the journal Neuron. Asymmetry in the brain is thought to be important to enable the two hemispheres to specialise and operate more efficiently.Left-right asymmetry is present in the brains of most animals and is first evident at the time of early brain development. However, until now, scientists did not know the mechanisms that bring it about. Now, in a study funded...

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2008-12-22 09:25:00

Genes determining asymmetry probably arose in the first bilaterally symmetric organisms Biologists have tracked down genes that control the handedness of snail shells, and they turn out to be similar to the genes used by humans to set up the left and right sides of the body. The finding, reported online in advance of publication in Nature by University of California, Berkeley, researchers, indicates that the same genes have been responsible for establishing the left-right asymmetry of animals...


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