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2013-11-25 16:26:20

EL PASO, Texas, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paso del Norte Institute for Healthy Living (IHL) announced today that it has hired Dr. Leah Whigham as its inaugural Executive Director. Dr. Whigham will officially join the Institute on January 1, 2014. Dr. Whigham is currently the Research Nutritionist in the Healthy Body Weight Research Unit of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in North Dakota. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131125/DA23523) "We are...

2013-11-14 23:22:26

ExperImmune, a new technology-based company with the Center for Immunotherapeutic Development at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, provides assistance to companies in the preclinical development of novel drugs and vaccines. Abilene, TX (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 ExperImmune, a technology partnership between the Development Corporation of Abilene (DCOA) and the Center for Immunotherapeutic Development at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), announced today the...

2013-11-13 23:26:57

ExperImmune, a venture of the Center for Immunotherapeutic Development at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, aims to assist companies in the preclinical development of novel vaccines, drugs or drug delivery platforms. Abilene, TX (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 A technology partnership between the Development Corporation of Abilene (DCOA) and the Center for Immunotherapeutic Development at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has resulted in a new concept for...

2013-11-12 12:28:05

ABILIENE, Texas, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A technology partnership between the Development Corporation of Abilene (DCOA) and the Center for Immunotherapeutics Development at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has resulted in a new concept for business-driven academic commercialization. The face of the new commercialization venture is ExperImmune, an immunology centric corporate entity formed to provide third-party validation services, product...

2012-10-22 15:25:35

FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., the makers of TYLENOL(®), announces the 40 recipients of the 22nd annual TYLENOL(®) Future Care Scholarship. The 2012 program awards a total of $250,000 in scholarship funds to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in healthcare. Winners are named TYLENOL(®) Future Care Scholars and receive awards of $5,000 or $10,000 to help manage the rising cost of...

2011-10-08 07:00:00

Through the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health, the former first lady serves as an advocate for gender-based medicine. Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2011 Former first lady Laura W. Bush delivered remarks in Lubbock today to show her support for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's (TTUHSC) Laura W. Bush Institute for Womenâs Health and to raise awareness for the differences between men and women in health care delivery....

2011-06-11 00:00:28

Radiant RFID Manages Over $1 Billion in Assets Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 What started with a few doors and one handheld RFID reader a few years ago has now grown into a campus-wide, enterprise deployment for RFID asset tracking covering the entire Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in El Paso, Texas. Radiant RFID announces today that TTUHSC will use Radiant RFID's Virtual Asset Tracker (VAT) across all buildings and departments on campus to track the physical...

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2011-04-27 10:40:00

An increasing number of heart attack victims survive longer when doctors follow guidelines for treating patients after cardiac arrest, according to a new study from Sweden published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), reports Reuters Health. "Things that we test in clinical trials do work in real life (and) make huge impacts on mortality," said Dr. Debabrata Mukherjee, a cardiologist at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso who wrote a commentary...

2011-03-16 14:54:00

IRVING, Texas, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HCA's North Texas Division announced the appointment of Dr. Nathan Scott Robins as chief medical officer, effective March 1. He brings to his new role more than 15 years of administrative experience in private practice, hospital, medical group practice and hospital system settings. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110316/DA66624) As chief medical officer, Dr. Robins will provide senior clinical direction, oversee monitoring and...

2010-10-22 00:00:35

Texas, along with the rest of the nation, is facing a nursing shortage. A multi-million dollar gift from the Hunt Family Foundation will help alleviate this shortage along the border and throughout Texas. El Paso, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2010 Texas Tech University System Chancellor Kent Hance has announced a generous gift of $10 million from the Hunt Family Foundation to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). The donation will be used to develop an autonomous,...