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21:55 EDT 24th April 2015 | BioPortfolio

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Friday 24th April 2015

AIR Senior VP Cheryl Vince to Speak at Annual CWLA Conference

Cheryl Joan Vince, a senior vice president at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and an internationally renowned expert on human development and its interaction with health and social service systems, will deliver closing remarks at the annual conference of the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) next week. Vince is one of five members of AIR’s Health and Social Development program wh...

Jubilant DraxImage Files Citizen Petition with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Jubilant DraxImage, Inc., a Jubilant Pharma Company, announced today that it filed a citizen petition on April 20, 2015 with the United States federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under docket number FDA-2015-p-1296 at http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FDA-2015-P-1296-0001. The citizen

PI's New Air Bearing Stages Manager, Matt Reck

PI USA is expanding it's air bearing stage team with Matt Reck, hired as a Product Line Manager. Auburn, MA (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. has enhanced its Air Bearing Precision Positioning Stage capabilities with the recent appointment of Matt Reck as Product Line Manager. Reck comes with a very impressive resume, having spent the past years working at a number of motio...

Tolero Pharmaceuticals Presents Data Demonstrating Profound Synergy of Alvocidib and Bromodomain Protein Inhibitors in Nonclinical Models of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

--Data Presented at the 2015 AACR Annual Meeting Provide Strong Rationale for the Combination of Alvocidib with Inhibitors of BET Proteins.-- Tolero Pharmaceuticals, Inc, today announced that it presented nonclinical study results demonstrating profound synergy of lead candidate, alvocidib, and bromo and extra terminal (BET) protein ...

Bussani Mobility Displays First-Ever Wheelchair Accessible SUV… BraunAbility MXV™ (Mobility Crossover Vehicle) Prototype

A prototype of the first wheelchair accessible SUV, the BraunAbility MXV™, will be on display at the Special Needs Expo Long Island this Sunday courtesy of local mobility dealer Bussani Mobility Team. Melville, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 When: Sunday (April 26) at 11 am-4pm Where: Special Needs Expo Long Island at the Long Island Hilton (598 Broad Hollow Rd, Melville, NY) For the first time, whe...

Grant Stevens, MD, FACS Speaking at Toronto Aesthetic Meeting and Breast Symposium

Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) international traveling professor, is a guest speaker April 23 - 25 at the Toronto Aesthetic Meeting and Breast Surgery Sympo

Orthofix International Schedules Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call for April 29, 2015

Orthofix International N.V., (NASDAQ:OFIX) (the “Company”), a diversified, global medical device company, announced today that it plans to release fourth quarter 2014 financial results after market close on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Brad Mason, Chief Executive Officer and Doug Rice, Interim Chief Financial Officer will host a conference call and webca...

South Dakota Mines, Arizona State University Pave Way for Cooperative Research

A new memorandum of agreement signed by the universities will encourage and promote cooperation in research, long distance learning, student success and other services particularly, though not exclusively, relating to sustainability, energy and natural resources. Rapid City, SD and Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and Arizona State University (ASU...

Federal Lipitor Lawsuits Progress, as New Status Report Details Preparation for Upcoming Bellwether Trials

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is representing Lipitor lawsuit plaintiffs in the federal multidistrict litigation who allege that Pfizer, Inc. failed to adequately warn patients that use of the statin medication could increase their risk for Type 2 diabetes. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.lipitorlawsuitcenter.com/) continue to move forward in the federal multidist...

First Annual Hoops for Hope: The Jim Marsh Classic 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament to Be Held August 29th and 30th

A unique partnership to benefit youth mentoring and Parkinson’s disease initiatives This week Mentoring Works Washington and

Work Around the Clock: Building Effective Global Capabilities

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's ever-changing and increasingly global marketplace, organizations are establishing employee groups around the world to access diverse skill sets, set low-cost workforce and round-the-clock business hours. While there are many areas to misstep in the process of becoming global, leaders must examine which best practices are necessary ...

Apollo Medical Holdings Announces reverse stock split and nasdaq listing submission

GLENDALE, Calif., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed") (OTC-QB: AMEH), an integrated patient-centered, physician-driven healthcare delivery company, today announced that it has effected a one-for-ten (1-for-10) reverse stock split of its common stock. Beginning with the opening of trading on April 27, 2015, the Company's common stock will trade on a split...

Hawai'i Makes History by Passing Bill to Increase Age of Sale for Tobacco Products to 21

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Today Hawai'i made history with final passage of legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. The bill now goes to Governor David Ige, whose signature will make Hawai'i the first state in the nation to raise the ...

Pharmaceutical Industry Using New Technologies to Adjust Their Marketing and Research Approaches for Consumers

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New technologies and online platforms have dramatically increased the ability of consumers to educate themselves about products and companies. Likewise, these same technologies have expanded the tools and techniques available to market researchers seeking insights into consumer behavior. Given the changing consumer marketplace, it's imperativ...

STAT EMERGENCY CENTER OF LAREDO Holds Its Official Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On March 26th, 2015, STAT EMERGENCY CENTER OF LAREDO @ 2502 NE Bob Bullock Loop held its official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony. The event was marked with prestigious dignitaries sharing in the celebration that day. Mayor Pro-Tem Mr. Esteban Rangel offered words of support and spoke of the outstanding benefits that STAT EMERGENCY CENTE...

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Launches Popular Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis Program on Two More Campuses

CHICAGO, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), a nonprofit university and one of the leading institutions devoted exclusively to the study of psychology, and related behavioral and health sciences, announces the launch of its Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Program at the Washington, D.C. Campus and online. The program, already av...

Global Orthopedic Trauma Devices Market Will Grow at $9.4 Billion in 2020, by Persistence Market Research

New York, NY, April 24, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Persistence Market Research Released New Market Report on “Global Market Study on Orthopedic Trauma Devices: External Fixator to Witness Highest Growth by 2020,” the global orthopedic trauma devices market was valued at USD 5.7 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2014 to 2020, to reach an estimated value of USD 9.4 b...

THSU – President’s National Honor Roll

Texas Health and Science University, the first and oldest school of acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Texas, continues its pioneering role in higher education by becoming the first acupuncture school to be recognized for its commitment to public service by the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. THSU is proud...

Fitch Affirms 30 U.S. Healthcare, Tobacco and Commodity Processor Companies' Ratings

Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Fitch Affirms 30 U.S. Healthcare, Tobacco and Commodity Processor Companies' Ratings http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=865239 Fitch Ratings has affirmed 30 U.S. Healthcare, Tobacco and Commodity Processor companies' ratings. The worksheet 'Rating Actions' provide...

NAMI Offers Unique App for Mental Health Support -- Just in Time for Mental Health Month

ARLINGTON, Va., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has unveiled NAMI AIR, a unique iPhone and Android app to provide support and access to information both for persons living with mental health conditions and for family members, friends and other caregivers. The app represents the latest step in using mobile technology to expand the reac...

Anesthesia Business Consultants Announces 340 Attend 2nd Annual Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Practice Management

Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and practice management for anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce the success of the 2nd annual Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Practice Management

5th Annual Social Innovation Challenge at University of San Diego - Students Pitch to Live Judging Panel to Take Home $75K

Judges Select Finalists 4/28 - Winners Announced May 1st at Fast Pitch Award Ceremony San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 Top student social innovators from the University of San Diego and other San Diego area universities, including UCSD and SDSU, will pitch their impact ideas on April 28 to judges from prominent local, national and nonprofit companies for an opportunity to win $75,000 in seed ...

Pernix Therapeutics Closes Acquisition of Zohydro ER Franchise

- Synergistic Fit Expands Commercial Footprint, Builds Strong Product Portfolio - Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTX) (the "Company" or “Pernix”), a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has closed its acquisition of the Zohydro® ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) franchise, comprising three extended release hydrocodone pr...

Lilly's CYRAMZA® (ramucirumab) Receives Fourth FDA Approval

INDIANAPOLIS, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has received its fourth U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for CYRAMZA® (ramucirumab). CYRAMZA (ramucirumab injection 10 mg/mL solution) is now also indicated in combination with FOLFIRI (irinotecan, folinic acid, and 5-fluorouracil) chemotherapy for the treatment of patients with metastatic...

Torchmark Corporation Company Announces 2015 Annual Meeting Of Shareholders

MCKINNEY, Texas, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) announces the following webcast: What: Torchmark Corporation Annual Shareholders Meeting Webcast When: April 30, 2015 @ 11 AM Eastern 10 AM Central Where:


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