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2014-06-23 08:28:11

SHANGHAI, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 400 life science innovators recently tuned in to a global webinar hosted by WuXi AppTec to gain insights into the advancement of programs that ultimately have been designated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as breakthrough therapies. The breakthrough designation applies to specific drugs that treat serious medical conditions and show signs of substantial improvements over available therapies, and it enables their speedy...

2011-06-16 03:14:00

SHANGHAI, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi AppTec announced today that it has been selected as one of the Top Ten Outsourcing Enterprises in China for 2011 by China's Ministry of Commerce. The list was announced at China's Fourth Annual International Service Outsourcing Cooperation Conference, held in Nanjing on June 10, 2011. Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WuXi AppTec, was named a Top Ten Contributor to China's Outsourcing Industry. The conference was hosted...

2010-11-08 12:00:00

SHANGHAI, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today that WuXi AppTec, the leading China-based contract research organization (CRO), has signed a contract to provide SciFinder for all scientists within their organization. In 2009, a CAS analysis of chemical literature showed that China led all nations in chemical patent publications and was surging in output of journal literature. WuXi AppTec is convincing...

2010-05-13 07:00:00

SHANGHAI, May 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi AppTec (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, is honored to have Prof. Eric N. Jacobsen, who is the Sheldon Emery Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, as a WuXi AppTec Science Seminar Series lecturer to share his experience and expertise with our company's...

2009-10-29 20:40:00

SHANGHAI, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device research and development outsourcing company, with operations in China and the United States, today announced that it had received the 2009 Excellence Award from Schering-Plough. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040705/CNM002LOGO ) The award recognizes WuXi's contributions to Schering-Plough's success in a range of research...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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