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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  • Posted at 4:13 AM
    Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com), the industry's leading video marketing provider, today introduced the first video marketing platform for auto dealers that automates the video production process, increases organic SEO rankings, increases conversion rates and generates more leads to the dealership. With the addition of several recent and planned product roll-outs, Flick Fusion is also the industry's only provider that fulfills every video marketing need for dealers; including inventory videos, video e-mails, and general dealership videos that include customer testimonials, service department ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Kaplan University, a leader in higher education innovation, announces the launch of Virtual Advisor, an online tool to help college graduates chart the best path to convert their experience and degree into career opportunities in teaching or other aspects of the education field. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7299451-kaplan-university-launches-virtual-advisor-college-graduates-teaching-education/ Virtual Advisor serves as a guide for people who have already earned a bachelor's degree but need additional training to enter the teaching profession. By answering ... read more

Friday, August 8, 2014

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

  • Posted at 7:33 AM
    KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today that President and CEO, Travis Mickle, Ph.D., will present at the Canaccord Genuity 34(th) Annual Growth Conference at the InterContinental Boston Hotel in Boston, MA. Among the topics to be discussed, Dr. Mickle will provide an overview of KemPharm's clinical, regulatory and commercial strategy for KP201, the company's lead clinical candidate for the treatment of acute moderate to moderately ... read more

Thursday, July 31, 2014

  • Posted at 8:09 AM
    For its innovative modular Biomedical Research building in Bay Area, California, Art's-Way Scientific has earned a Modular Building Institute (MBI) 2014 Award of Distinction. With competition in over 30 categories, MBI's contest is the commercial modular industry's premier awards program for MBI members, which include building manufacturers, dealers, and product and service providers. "This project is an excellent example the capability of our team," said Dan Palmer, President of Art's Way Scientific. "We are pleased that it has been chosen for ... read more

Monday, July 21, 2014

  • Posted at 1:52 PM
    McCord Research, Inc. was recently granted a second US patent (U.S. Patent No. 8,796,315). This patent describes a method for accelerating wound closure to improve wound healing. According to the inventor, Dr. McCord, this method includes administering or transplanting to individuals who require wound healing, a composition of an effective amount of hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein and cells derived from umbilical cord blood, such that the administration of the combination reduces the time required for wound healing by at least ... read more
  • Posted at 7:22 AM
    Cynthia Fleck, RN, BSN, MBA has joined Viniferamine(®), Inc. to expand its marketing and clinical efforts into the skin and wound care markets. Ms. Fleck is the former Vice President of Clinical Marketing for Medline Industries. Her responsibilities in that position included the launch of Dr. McCord's Olivamine(®) skin care products. She brought the Olivamine(®) brand from zero to 40% market share in less than six years and grew the brand at a rate greater than 25% per ... read more

Friday, July 18, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

  • Posted at 6:45 AM
    The following is being released by Kinsella Media on behalf of the DRAM Settlement Fund by order of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Time is running out for Iowa consumers to file a claim in the $310 million DRAM Settlement. The Settlement involves 12 Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) manufacturers over claims of price fixing. Consumers and businesses can file a claim if their purchases were between 1998 and 2002. DRAM is a high density, low ... read more

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

  • Posted at 7:36 AM
    CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of radiation oncology motion management solutions, will demonstrate the Protura(TM )Robotic Patient Positioning System's seamless interface with Varian's Clinac® iX and Trilogy® medical linear accelerators via the Varian Motion Management Interface the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, July 20-23, booth #607. CIVCO's Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System remotely repositions patients with robotic 6 degrees of freedom giving Varian Linac users the ability to ensure sub-millimeter positioning accuracy from ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 AM
    Rockwell Collins today announced it has reached a major milestone in implementing a complete take-off-to-touchdown advanced information management solution as Cathay Pacific begins operational evaluation of the company’s eEnabled Aircraft Solution on three Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. ... read more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

  • Posted at 11:27 AM
    McCord Research, Inc. was recently granted a US patent (U.S. Patent No. 8,765,794) for a process to treat skin wounds characterized by the partial or full thickness loss of skin. The patent includes protection and treatment of the wound's surrounding area characterized by skin that is at risk of further breakdown, according to Dr. McCord, the inventor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/CG05130LOGO When skin is injured or showing signs of inflammation, it is allowing the escape of vital moisture resulting in a cascade of events ... read more
  • Posted at 5:41 AM
    BirdDog, the leader in recruitment and applicant tracking solutions (ATS) for the construction and skilled trades industries, announced it has completed a $4 million Series A funding round. The financing was led by Next Level Ventures. Next Level joins prior ... read more

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), announces that Art's Way Scientific, Inc (www.buildingsforscience.com) was awarded a sole source contract for a "High Output Swine Behavioral Unit" for the University of Illinois Department of Agricultural Nutritional Sciences Division. The testing unit, valued at $620,000, will support Dr. Ryan Dilgers work to study the nutritional effects of infant formula in brain development. Art's Way Scientific recently signed contracts for an additional $290,000 in business, including a swine research unit for Recombinetics, a ... read more

Monday, June 30, 2014

  • Posted at 4:35 AM
    Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa is the latest to deploy TRU-D SmartUVC, a 5-foot-5 germ-killing ultraviolet robot equipped with the only infection prevention data collection and reporting software on the market. TRU-D is now in use at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo and Sartori Medical Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Short for Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfector, TRU-D is the only portable UV disinfection system with Sensor360 technology, which precisely measures reflected UVC emissions and automatically calculates the pathogen-lethal UV dose required for disinfecting ... read more

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

  • Posted at 4:08 AM
    The just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report for Des Moines shows that 14 percent of Des Moines-area chief information officers (CIOs) surveyed recently plan to expand their IT teams in the second half of 2014. Another 82 percent plan to hire only for open IT roles, 4 percent plan to put hiring plans on hold, and 1 percent expect to reduce their IT staff in the second half of the year. This is the first ... read more