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2010-02-18 09:02:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and OSLO, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hamner Institutes at Research Triangle Park has signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding with the Oslo Cancer Cluster in Oslo, Norway, one of the leading cancer clusters in Europe. The goal of the collaboration is to strengthen The Hamner's Global BioScience Gateway for Translational Research and Business Development, which began with partnerships in China. Through its partnership with the Oslo Cancer Cluster, the...

2008-09-04 12:00:32

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced they are establishing a joint Center for Drug Safety Sciences that will be led by Dr. Paul Watkins, one of the world's leading experts in drug-induced liver injury. As founding director for this innovative new research center, Watkins will develop new drug-safety initiatives with academic partners, the bio/pharmaceutical industry, the...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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