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2014-09-11 04:21:18

OXFORD, England, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Successful Completion of Biomedical Catalyst Programme Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces that it has confirmed the potential of its Multi-component Particle(TM) (MCP(TM)) Technology for creating novel inhaled, dual and triple fixed dose combination (FDC) therapies for respiratory diseases. The Company...

2014-06-09 08:28:32

GLASGOW, Scotland, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grant to help fund Phase I trial with lead candidate oral MGB-BP-3 for Clostridium difficile MGB Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing truly novel anti-infectives, announces today that it has been awarded a GBP1.3 million conditional grant from the Technology Strategy Board, the UK's innovation agency, under its Biomedical Catalyst programme. The grant will...

2014-03-31 04:20:51

CAMBRIDGE, England, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Convergence Pharmaceuticals Holdings Limited ("Convergence"), the company focused on the development of novel and high value analgesic medicines for the treatment of chronic pain, today announces that it has entered into a research alliance with Evotec, a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company focused on rapidly progressing innovative product approaches with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology...

2014-03-10 16:32:17

RICKMANSWORTH, England, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightpoint Medical announced today that the company and its surgical collaborators have received GBP1.7M ($2.8M) in grant funding from the UK's innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board. The grant funding will be used for clinical trials of Lightpoint's intra-operative imaging technology in breast cancer and prostate cancer surgery. Collaborators on the clinical trials include Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation...

2013-06-12 23:24:16

Tetronics International announces that together with its lead partner Costain it has been successful in winning a grant in a UK government funded competition to design and build a prototype plasma system for nuclear waste vitrification. London, UK (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Tetronics International, the global leader in the supply of Direct Current (DC) plasma plants for hazardous waste treatment and metal recovery, is delighted to announce that together with its lead partner Costain it has been...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'