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2013-02-21 23:01:18

According to the World Health Organization, one baby dies every 21 seconds because they are not breastfed. In the U.S., infant mortality rates are more than double for African Americans compared to Whites; breastfeeding decreases the disparity. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 In 2000, 189 heads of state issued the UN Millennium Declaration and established eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). One of the most important goals is MDG 4:Reduce child mortality. According to the...

2011-05-23 04:00:00

FREISING, Germany, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pieris AG announced today preclinical in vitro and in vivo data for its PRS-080 Anticalin antagonist program targeting hepcidin, a small peptide which plays a pivotal role in the regulation of iron levels in the blood. PRS-080 showcases Anticalins' ability to encapsulate small targets like hepcidin with high specificity and potency. The results of Pieris' PRS-080 studies are being presented at the International BioIron Society Meeting being...

2011-04-12 04:00:00

FREISING, Germany, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pieris AG announced today the signature of a collaboration and license agreement with Daiichi Sankyo Company Limited (hereinafter Daiichi Sankyo; headquartered in Chuo Ward, Tokyo, TSE 4568), under which Pieris will apply its proprietary Anticalin scaffold technology to discover novel Anticalins against two Daiichi Sankyo targets. Upon discovery and achievement by Pieris of early preclinical development milestones for lead Anticalin drug...

2011-04-11 04:00:00

FREISING, Germany, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pieris AG announced today that Stephen Yoder, Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the 18th Annual BioCentury Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference 2011, to be held Friday, April 15, 2011 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center in New York, New York. Mr. Yoder and Dr. Laurent Audoly, Chief Scientific Officer, will be available to respond to questions during a breakout session immediately...

2011-02-22 02:59:00

FREISING, Germany, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pieris AG announced today the upcoming presentation of new preclinical and interim Phase I clinical trial data for its PRS-050 Anticalin(r) program, currently under evaluation for the treatment of cancer. Dr. Laurent Audoly, Chief Scientific Officer of Pieris, will speak on Friday, February 25, at the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference held in San Francisco, California. His presentation is titled, "Pre-clinical and Interim Phase I of...

2010-07-12 16:30:00

- Great need for culturally-appropriate Alzheimer care resources & home-based services - HONOLULU, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Racially and ethnically diverse older adults are one of the fastest growing population segments in the United States and new research presented today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2010 (AAICAD 2010) in Honolulu reveals that older African-Americans and Latinos with significant cognitive impairment have a...

2010-06-15 05:01:00

FREISING-WEIHENSTEPHAN, Germany, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pieris AG announced today the initiation of a Phase I clinical trial in cancer patients for its lead program, PRS-050, an anti-VEGF Anticalin. The trial is an open-label, dose-escalating evaluation of the compound's safety and tolerability in patients with solid tumors. Conducted at three sites in Germany, the trial is underway and patients from the first cohort have been dosed. "Meeting our goal of initiating this trial...

2010-06-07 03:57:00

FREISING-WEIHENSTEPHAN, Germany, June 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pieris AG announced today that Laurent Audoly, Ph.D., has joined the company as Chief Scientific Officer, effective immediately. Dr. Audoly, most recently Biologics Research Site Lead at Merck & Co. Inc., brings both pharma and biotech experience, with extensive expertise in therapeutic protein drug development. "Laurent has an impressive track record of leading teams and moving discovery programs successfully from...


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2005-09-07 18:14:37

Pieris is a widespread genus of butterflies, many of whose caterpillars feed on cabbages and other members of the brassica family. The crop damaging species have spread from Eurasia to most of the rest of the world, and are considered a pest insect almost everywhere.

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2005-09-07 18:13:51

The Large White or Cabbage White (Pieris brassicae) is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is common throughout Europe and is often in agricultural areas, meadows or parkland. Its wingspan is 5 to 6.5 cm. The wings are white, with black tips on the forewings of both males and females. The female also has two black spots on each forewing. The female lays batches of 20 to 100 yellow eggs. The caterpillars are yellowish green with yellow lines and black spots and feed mainly on plants in the...

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2005-07-14 01:34:13

The Small White butterfly (Pieris rapae) flies April-May and July-August. It is sometimes known as the Cabbage White because its caterpillars feed on cabbages. Its underwings are yellowish with black speckles, upper are creamy white with dark tips. The female has two dark spots. It is more common than the Large White. The scientific name Artogeia rapae has been applied to this species in the past and may still be found, but it is now generally accepted to be a member of the Pieris genus....

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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