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2012-03-20 02:24:49

Actress Kellie Martin Invites People to "Link Together" and "Walk for a Cure" DETROIT, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 50 million Americans who suffer from autoimmune disease now have the opportunity to get involved and find a cure through the first-ever national "Autoimmune Walk: Linking Together for a Cure" campaign sponsored by the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120320/DC72845) Actress Kellie...

2012-03-16 11:18:16

Noted experts explore this topic in April issue of Translational Research Over the last few decades there has been an explosion in the discovery of biomarkers for diagnosis, disease monitoring, and prognostic evaluation. In the April issue of Translational Research, entitled "Biomarkers: New Tools of Modern Medicine," an international group of medical experts explores the promise and challenges of biomarker discovery and highlights the latest advances in the use of biomarkers in various...

2012-03-07 15:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) announced today that executive management will present at the 24th Annual ROTH Conference to be held on March 11-14, 2012 in Laguna Niguel, CA. Don M. Bailey, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present an overview of the Company on Monday, March 12, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. PT. A live webcast and subsequent archived replay of the presentation will be accessible at...

2012-03-05 16:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company developing drugs to treat serious diseases including cardiovascular and autoimmune disorders, today announced that it has appointed Dr. Bogdan Dziurzynski to its board of directors. "Bogdan's extensive global regulatory expertise and broad industry experience will offer us a great perspective as we continue to navigate the evolving FDA regulatory landscape," said...

2012-03-05 15:24:00

NEW YORK, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) extends best wishes for recovery from kidney failure to Nick Cannon, multi-talented performer and husband to singer Mariah Carey. We are thankful that his lupus was diagnosed properly, and appreciate his openness in discussing his battle with lupus nephritis. Difficult to diagnose and to treat, lupus is a chronic and often disabling autoimmune disease in which the immune system turns on itself and attacks virtually...

2012-03-05 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company developing drugs to treat serious diseases including cardiovascular and autoimmune disorders, today announced the continuation of the Phase 2b PEARL-SC clinical study following an interim analysis of all safety and efficacy data. As part of the ongoing safety monitoring of the PEARL-SC clinical study, the Company's Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) met for the fourth...

2012-03-01 12:09:00

NEW YORK, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior investigators embarking on research careers in the New York City metropolitan area may get their first chance at independence in answer to today's request for applications from the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation. Based on unparalleled success in attracting and fostering New York's talent in lupus research, the Foundation is also offering the same opportunity to the up-and-coming scientists of Los Angeles. For over 35 years, the New York-headquartered...

2012-02-24 18:00:05

Cells that die naturally generate a lot of internal debris that can trigger the immune system to attack the body, leading to diseases such as lupus. Now Georgia Health Sciences University researchers report that an enzyme known to help keep a woman's immune system from attacking a fetus also helps block development of these autoimmune diseases that target healthy tissues, such as DNA or joints. The findings point toward new treatment strategies for autoimmune diseases, which are on the...

2012-02-23 16:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company developing drugs to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation and autoimmune disorders, today announced that Paul F. Truex, Anthera's President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a corporate presentation at the Citi Global Health Care Conference in New York, NY on Monday, February 27, 2012, at approximately 2:00 pm Eastern Time. Citi 2012 Global Health...

2012-02-23 05:30:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) announced today that executive management will present at the Citigroup Global Health Care Conference to be held on February 27-29, 2012 in New York. Don M. Bailey, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present an overview of the Company on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. ET. A live webcast and subsequent archived replay of the presentation will be accessible at...