AltheaDx, Inc. - http://www.altheadx.com - today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Compendia Bioscience to combine their respective core capabilities in assay development, validation and bioinformatics. The two companies will jointly create novel products and services focused on cancer biomarker discovery and subsequent development of tests that predict patient outcomes in clinical trials. From 2006, AltheaDx has enabled FFPE tissue-based biomarker discovery and companion diagnostic development. AltheaDx has facilitated the clinical utilization of biomarkers through validation and clinical ... read more
WIL Research Company, Inc., a privately held global Contract Research
Organization (CRO) and leading provider of drug development and chemical
and food safety services, appointed Howard Moody as Chief Information
Officer and Alan Findlater as Chief Commercial Officer. Combined, Moody
and Findlater bring more than 40 ... read more
TEMPE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 12/08/10 -- OAISYS®, a leader in business call recording and contact center management solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its new Professional Services program.
Customers using OAISYS Professional Services can leverage their OAISYS solution investment with the company's proven deployment expertise to optimize overall business performance benefits and accelerate time-to-value. OAISYS Professional Services team members, highly experienced in solution implementation, process integration and deployment best practices, work closely with the customer and channel ... read more
Otonomy, Inc. announced today that David A. Weber, Ph.D., has joined the company as president, CEO and member of the Board of Directors. Jay Lichter, Ph.D., managing director of Avalon Ventures, co-founder of Otonomy and CEO since its inception, will continue to actively support the company as a member of the Board of Directors.
"We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Weber to the Otonomy team, as his extensive experience in the development of locally delivered therapeutics is highly transferrable to ... read more
BioTrends Research Group, Inc. finds that although Allopurinol remains the gold standard uric acid lowering (UAL) therapy for gout in the European Union (EU), Teijin Pharma/Ipsen/Menarini's Adenuric (currently available in France, Germany and the United Kingdom) has already achieved significant market penetration. The uptake of Adenuric is particularly robust in France, where its patient share is approximately one-half that of Allopurinol in moderate gout patients and is almost equal to that of Allopurinol in severe patients. Rheumatologists in France initiate ... read more
Chegg, the number one online textbook rental company, today announced that it has acquired Pasadena-based Cramster, the leading social platform providing online homework help. The new service adds to Chegg's popular textbook rental and new course planning services.
Cramster is the largest online study community made up of college and high school students, teachers, professors, parents and subject matter experts who contribute information in nearly all subjects to a vast collection of study resources, including expert Q&A help, textbook solutions, ... read more
MobileIron (www.mobileiron.com), the innovator in mobile device management and security, today announced release 4.0 of its Virtual Smartphone Platform (VSP). MobileIron 4.0 features MobileIron's App Management and Security which allows enterprise IT groups to centralize the discovery, deployment and security of internally- and externally-developed apps for all iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Symbian devices in the company. MobileIron delivers an Enterprise App Storefront combined with a fully customizable API and policy engine that ensures secure apps get to ... read more
Ohio Third Frontier and numerous related technology-based economic development programs in Ohio have had a hand in the success of nearly two-dozen of the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing, private companies in America.
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With 186 companies included on the 2010 Inc. 5000 list, Ohio ranks among the top 10 states in the nation. Of those companies, 23 received support from Ohio Third Frontier, or a related technology-based economic development program in Ohio.
Ohio's economic development leaders attribute this success to ... read more
Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, has published updated outlooks for DragonWave (Nasdaq: DRWI), Lattice Semiconductor (Nasdaq: LSCC), AXT (Nasdaq: AXTI), Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) and Inphi (Nasdaq: IPHI).
Editor Paul McWilliams has displayed uncanny accuracy in identifying winners and losers during this challenging and historic period for the markets. McWilliams called the rally that started in March 2009 and provided Next Inning readers with buy recommendations that in some cases returned ... read more
Reprints Desk, Inc. today announced that it has signed a direct agreement with the Massachusetts Medical Society for the electronic distribution of articles from the New England Journal of Medicine. This agreement adds to Reprints Desk's direct distribution agreements covering the top three medical journals in the world - New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and The Lancet from Elsevier - based on the Impact Factor. Impact Factors, originally devised by Institute for ... read more
blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, was recently awarded "Best AIM Company Achievement" by Shares Magazine, the leading weekly publication for stock market professionals and private investors in the United Kingdom.
Voted on by the readers of Shares Magazine, the awards have been designed to find the very best providers across a range of categories including stock broking, derivatives trading, online research, software and fund management, and recognize excellence in all sectors of the investment, trading and ... read more
PinnacleCare, a private health advisory, announced today that UCLA Medical Faculty Practice Group has joined the cadre of the nation's leading medical faculty that subscribe to its rapidly growing Virtual Consultation service. This virtual service, a proprietary, web-based, physician-to-physician platform, provides thought-leading practitioners the opportunity to share expertise and best practices from anywhere in the world. Virtual Consultations provide physicians seeking second opinions on behalf of their patients protection and peace of mind that their patients are getting the best ... read more
To address the growing demand for advanced wireless data products and services, AT&T* today announced the grand opening of its relocated store in the Town Center Mall in Charleston.
The re-located store is two times bigger, approximately 2,250 square feet, and has a state-of-the-art design and layout that lets customers "try before they buy" today's advanced wireless products and services. Trained sales consultants can provide demonstrations of a wide range of wireless products and services. Customers can test out the latest ... read more
Life Spine announced today that the company has successfully completed initial cases with the OCTAVE Posterior Fusion System, which is intended for attachment to the spinous processes for the purpose of achieving fusion in conjunction with bone graft. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided 510(k) marketing clearance to the OCTAVE System last month.
The unique implant core design maximizes graft containment volume while the aggressive fixation spikes allow for increased stability between the spinous process and the implant. ... read more
Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the pharmaceutical industry must prepare itself for an increasingly draconian drug pricing environment. While governments in most of the world's developed economies already regulate the prices of most prescription drugs, their control over prices will tighten in the future. According to Decision Resources' new Industry Report, Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement: Key Facts in Mature and Emerging Markets, even some of the countries ... read more
Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that although platinum-based treatment will continue to be the standard of care for first- and second-line treatment of platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD)/carboplatin will replace paclitaxel/carboplatin as the standard second-line treatment for patients who remain platinum sensitive.
The Pharmacor 2010 findings from the topic entitled Ovarian Cancer which will publish later this month reveal that, since the publication of data last ... read more
Sequenta, Inc., a molecular diagnostics platform company focused on immune system profiling, announced today that the company has raised $13 million in funding. The Series B round was led by a consortium including venture funds Index Ventures and Series A investor Mohr Davidow Ventures, and other individual investors including Jacob Goldfield.
The new funds will be used to continue development and commercialization of molecular diagnostic assays based on a proprietary sequencing approach to the profiling T and B cell receptor ... read more
ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary drug-delivery platforms to develop treatments in areas of oncology, cancer supportive care and diabetes, announced it has entered into an agreement with a major global pharmaceutical company to test Access' oral insulin formulation based upon its proprietary vitamin B-12-based CobOral(TM) Drug Delivery Technology. Access will provide CobOral insulin to the pharmaceutical company. Access anticipates completion and delivery of its CobOral insulin formulation to the pharmaceutical company ... read more
Derycz Scientific, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DYSC), a company that is pioneering a fresh way of facilitating the flow of information from content publishers to enterprise customers and their constituents, today announced that its subsidiary Reprints Desk, Inc. has signed a direct agreement with the Massachusetts Medical Society for the electronic distribution of articles from the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). This agreement adds to Reprints Desk's direct distribution agreements covering the top three medical journals in the ... read more
AT&T* and Elster (NYSE: ELT), a global leader in advanced metering technology and Smart Grid solutions, today announced that they have signed a new agreement that will enable comprehensive end-to-end wireless solutions for utilities.
The combined offering enables utilities to integrate distribution area networking from AT&T's high speed, cellular data network with Elster's EnergyAxis® advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution. Utilities will now have access to an open and multi-technology smart grid platform that optimizes efficiency and reliability, while reducing the ... read more