The following is a statement by Michael-Anne Browne, M.D., Medical Director, Blue Shield of California:
"Today's ruling dismissing the CMA's lawsuit is a validation that Blue Shield has every right to recognize high performing physicians through its Blue Ribbon Physician Recognition Program, and that none of the claims asserted by the CMA had legal merit. The Blue Ribbon Program recognizes thousands of high-volume, higher-performing doctors and has broad support from businesses, consumer advocates, labor organizations and others for breaking new ... read more
Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) announced that a presentation titled:
"Synthesis and biochemical characterization of novel analogues of ezatiostat hydrochloride (TLK199, Telintra®)"
will be given at the 102nd annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in Orlando, Florida. The presentation will be made on Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm in Exhibit Hall A4-C, Poster Section; Cancer Chemistry 8; Abstract # 3246.
About Telik, Inc.
Telik, Inc. of Palo Alto, CA, is a clinical stage drug development ... read more
IntraLinks Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: IL), a leading provider of critical information exchange solutions, today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a proposed follow-on public offering by IntraLinks and certain selling stockholders of an aggregate of 9,000,000 shares of common stock. The number of shares to be offered by IntraLinks and the selling stockholders has not yet been determined. In addition, the selling stockholders propose to grant to the underwriters an ... read more
Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that in partnership with Huntsville City Mayor Tommy Battle and Chamber of Commerce executives, it held a groundbreaking ceremony, marking the launch of Aerojet's new office expansion project. The event began at 4 p.m. and was held at Aerojet's future location at 7047 Old Madison Pike in Huntsville.
Several dignitaries attended the event, including: Congressman Mo Brooks; Mayor Tommy Battle; State Representative Phil Williams; Commissioner Mike Gillespie; Commissioner Phil Reddick and Commissioner Dale ... read more
Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), a leading integrated global pharmaceutical company, today confirmed that it has received a favorable decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit related to its ongoing patent challenge in connection with Watson's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) seeking FDA approval to market a generic version of Teva Women's Health, Inc.'s SEASONIQUE®( )(levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol (0.15 mg/0.03 mg) and ethinyl estradiol (0.01 mg)).
The Appeals Court reversed and remanded for trial a March 31, 2010 ... read more
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/25/11 -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced today that Standard & Poor's (S&P) will add Edwards to the S&P 500 Index after the close of trading on Thursday, March 31, 2011.
"We are honored to be added to the S&P 500 Index. We attribute this milestone to the company's solid performance, resulting from the hard work of our employees in the ... read more
(http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Information Management, a SourceMedia brand, has released its "40 Vendors We're Watching in 2011." The list shines a spotlight on the most compelling software and service providers that are driving innovation, growth and efficiency in the way enterprises manage data and information.
The 40 vendors were chosen by the magazine's editors from among hundreds of prospects. The editors' decisions were based on close reporting and analysis of market activity, including corporate IT buying patterns, new product releases, and technology ... read more
At the 17th annual Society
for Biomolecular Sciences 2011 conference in Orlando, Florida, PerkinElmer,
Inc., a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and
the environment, will be showcasing several new drug discovery
technologies and applications. The PerkinElmer exhibit, located at Booth
... read more
LGS Innovations (LGS), under THE CENTECH GROUP, Inc. NETCENTS Contract,
demonstrated its industry-leading expertise in the deployment of Video
Technology through a recent project serving the U.S. military. An
independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU)
dedicated to serving the U.S. Federal Government, LGS ... read more
NetRaffle.org by Celebrities
for Charity Foundation announced today the details of its “Hines
Ward's Dancing with the Stars Raffle,” a unique
fundraiser that will award one lucky winner with an amazing trip to
watch Hines Ward and this season’s other contestants perform on Dancing
... read more
Satélites Mexicanos, S.A. de C.V. (“Satmex” or the “Company”) announced
today that in connection with the implementation of a comprehensive
recapitalization to be effected through a prepackaged plan of
reorganization to be filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the
District of Delaware (the “Prepackaged ... read more
DDB New York is launching a one-day digital ad campaign to promote pet adoptions on behalf of The Shelter Pet Project, a joint venture between The Humane Society of the United States, Maddie's Fund and the Ad Council. The "Adopt Your Doggie Double" campaign was the winner of the second annual Create for a Cause contest recognizing the best in digital advertising for public service campaigns. Sponsored by the Ad Council and Yahoo!, the contest rewards the winning ... read more
Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a leading provider of NOR Flash memory, today announced the appointment of Scot Griffin as senior vice president, general counsel. Griffin, who reports to President and CEO John Kispert, is responsible for overseeing all legal activities, including commercial contract negotiation, litigation, corporate governance and securities compliance.
Griffin joins Spansion with a broad range of legal and semiconductor experience, holding senior legal positions with Tessera Technologies and Intel, as well as serving as EVP ... read more
INNODATA ISOGEN, INC. (NASDAQ: INOD) today announced that its
2011 annual meeting of shareholders is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7,
2011, at 11am eastern time at the company’s corporate headquarters at
Three University Place in Hackensack, NJ.
Shareholders of ... read more
GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.), a provider of technology enabled
solutions for global market research and Mintel, a leading market
intelligence provider, were presented with the award for Quality in
Research at the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) Great Minds event
in New York this week. GMI ... read more
Programmers with little or no exposure to parallelism have an opportunity to learn about multicore programming at the UPCRC Illinois Summer School to be held July 25-29, 2011 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The week-long, intensive workshop will provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of multicore programming, offer hands-on experience with the use of multicore languages and libraries, and introduce emerging research topics. Upon completion, participants will be equipped to choose the best multicore programming model for current ... read more
Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today confirmed that its subsidiaries, Andrx Labs, LLC and Watson Laboratories, Inc. -- Florida, (collectively "Watson") filed Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval to market Oxycodone Hydrochloride Extended-Release tablets in the 10,15, 20, 30, 40, 60 and 80 mg strengths. Watson's Oxycodone Hydrochloride Extended-Release tablets are a generic version of Purdue Pharma's OxyContin®, which are indicated for the management of moderate to severe pain ... read more
NASA selected Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) of McLean, Va., for the NASA Integrated Communications Services (NICS) contract.
SAIC will provide managerial and technical expertise to support NASA's Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for corporate and mission communications needs, including local area network management at all NASA centers. Functions include corporate and mission enterprise services; center and associated component facility services; infrastructure projects; and contract management services.
The contract is a follow-on effort for numerous agency and ... read more
Parallel programming enthusiasts are invited to submit papers for ParaPLoP 2011, a PLoP-style workshop on parallel programming patterns to be held May 10-12 in Carefree, Arizona. ParaPLoP 2011 also offers an opportunity for authors to participate in developing OPL - Our Pattern Language.
The Universal Parallel Computing Research Centers at Illinois and Berkeley have been collaborating to develop OPL, a pattern language for parallel programming. OPL covers the entire process of developing a parallel program which begins with patterns for software ... read more
When the U.S. Marine’s V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft settled to the
Libyan desert to retrieve the ejected U.S. airman, it did so with
triple-melted alloys manufactured by Latrobe Specialty Steel. The V-22
Osprey with its unique tilt-rotor mechanism uses many Latrobe premium
alloys for such critical ... read more