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2014-03-13 23:29:08

Program envisions enabling remote robotic-assisted PCI for patients in rural areas. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Corindus Vascular Robotics (http://www.corindus.com/), a leading developer of precision vascular robotics and provider of the CorPath Vascular Robotic System, today announced a partnership with Sanford Health and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to launch a feasibility investigation for a remote robotics program. For many patients living in rural areas,...

2013-10-29 12:28:18

Diabetes Hands Foundation positioned to become a key champion, raising the voices of people touched by diabetes with policymakers, regulators, and industry BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust awarded a $200,000 grant to the Diabetes Hands Foundation to increase the Foundation's organizational capacity and enhance its IT infrastructure. Through this grant, the Diabetes Hands Foundation will expand the educational...

2013-10-11 23:01:40

The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands (CDF) and the International Community Foundation received news this week that a $600,000 grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust will allow CDF and collaborating institutions to move ahead with research designed to save Galapagos bird species on the brink of extinction. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands (CDF) and the International Community Foundation...

2013-06-13 12:29:26

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association, announced today that it has secured $6.5 million in funding to enhance systems of care for heart attack patients in rural Minnesota through its Mission: Lifeline program. "This initiative represents a significant investment in Minnesota's healthcare system, especially in our rural areas," said Dr. Ed Ehlinger, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health. "We are pleased to be partnering with The...

2013-02-26 08:29:11

Software to create better outcomes for people with diabetes CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ThoughtWorks, the global custom software experts, completed a project with the International Diabetes Center ("IDC") that is expected to accelerate the diabetes industry movement towards common reporting standards for its physicians, educators and patients. This initiative was funded by a grant to IDC from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust ("the Helmsley Charitable...

2013-01-23 08:27:48

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Salk Institute for Biological Studies has received a $42 million gift--the largest in the Institute's history--to establish the Helmsley Center for Genomic Medicine (HCGM), a research center dedicated to decoding the common genetic factors underlying many complex chronic human diseases. The award, from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, will support interdisciplinary research that paves the way to new therapies for chronic...

2012-12-06 12:28:07

BOSTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The T1D Exchange, a not-for-profit organization accelerating the discovery of new approaches to type 1 diabetes research and treatment, announced today that Dana Ball has joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Mr. Ball will oversee the integration and expansion of the T1D Exchange's multiple components, including the clinical registry, biobank and Glu, an online social network for people with type 1 diabetes. Mr. Ball...