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2014-06-11 08:30:04

Seattle Children's Research Institute and Kineta Launch the Alliance for Children's Therapeutics SEATTLE, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's Research Institute and biotechnology company Kineta, Inc. today launched the Alliance for Children's Therapeutics (ACT), a first-of-its-kind pediatric research and funding collaboration designed to speed development of new medications for children and teens with lupus nephritis and other autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis, Type 1...

2014-06-10 12:32:19

NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) launched the LRI Industry Council, a collaborative initiative founded with 13 leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies involved in lupus drug development. The LRI formed the new group to facilitate active collaboration among companies, research leaders, and patient advocates to overcome common obstacles in developing new treatments for lupus. The need for safer and more effective treatments is...

2014-06-09 12:30:42

CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bruce Richardson, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Michigan, has been selected as the second recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize. The award provides $200,000 for use in innovative research on lupus, an unpredictable and sometimes fatal autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans. The Prize is a collaborative initiative among the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR), the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), and the...

2014-06-09 08:30:13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exagen Diagnostics, Inc., a leading medical diagnostic company focused in rheumatology, today announced the addition of the Avise SLE Prognostic panel to its testing services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131028/LA05125LOGO Designed to supplement the Avise SLE+ Connective Tissue diagnostic, Avise SLE Prognostic is a comprehensive prognostic panel that helps physicians assess potential risk for lupus nephritis, neuropsychiatric...

2014-06-03 12:38:56

Company sponsors Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) events and employees show support for people with the disease during Lupus Awareness Month HAYWARD, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced its sponsorship of the Lupus Foundation of America's (LFA) eight national office Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) events and its support of a variety of Lupus Awareness Month activities. Questcor supported numerous lupus awareness, education and...

2014-05-28 08:25:42

The Lupus Foundation of America's Spring Issue of Lupus Now® Magazine highlights his mission to support his mother and thousands of others living with lupus WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a successful actor and star of ABC Family's hit television show Pretty Little Liars, Ian Harding has a busy schedule. When he is not on set, the 27-year-old uses his success and newfound fame for a larger purpose: to advocate for lupus. Harding has teamed up with the Lupus...

2014-05-22 12:26:37

LONDON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Frontier Pharma: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class Innovationhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/frontier_pharma_systemic_lupus_erythematosus_identifying_commercializing_first_in_class_innovation.html Frontier Pharma: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class Innovation SummaryThe Systemic Lupus...

2014-05-21 08:28:10

Tribute raises critically needed funds to support the Lupus Foundation of America's mission WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal agency leaders, Members of Congress and national leaders from the chronic disease and disability communities gathered to pay Special Tribute to The Honorable Tom Harkin (D-IA), an unparalleled champion during his 30 years of public service for those affected by chronic disease and disability. The Tribute, held in Washington, DC on...

2014-05-20 12:32:51

NORWALK, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Rheumatology Network, a leading online community for Rheumatologists, offers special content for rheumatologists in honor of Lupus Awareness Month. Lupus, a chronic disease in which a person's immune system mysteriously attacks many parts of her own body (most affected people are women of childbearing age), most commonly the skin, joints, and organs. In its more severe forms it can attack the kidneys, causing lupus...

2014-05-19 08:28:15

HERZLIYA, Israel, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB, TASE: XTL) ("XTL" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of unmet clinical needs, today announced the appointment of consultants Lee S. Simon, MD, FACP, FACR and David Isenberg, MD, for the planned Phase II trial for the Company's hCDR1 compound for the treatment of...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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