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Thursday, August 21, 2014

  • MediciGlobal Appoints Dr. Linda Capsey as Vice President --- PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Aug. 21, 2014
    Posted at 6:26 AM
    MediciGlobal Ltd., a global leader in patient recruitment and retention for clinical trials, today announced the appointment of Linda Capsey, PhD as Vice President Project Management and Innovation. With more than 20 years industry experience, Dr. Capsey joins MediciGlobal's dynamic management team as a leader in building and managing high performing patient recruitment - retention teams for global clinical trials. In her position, Dr. Capsey will provide strategic and operational oversight for recruitment-retention program development, site training workshops for patient ... read more
  • Posted at 6:17 AM
    ACI Clinical (www.aciclinical.com) announces a new, standards-based platform for independent Data Monitoring Committees. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/PH19940LOGO Using this solution, trial sponsors can save up to 30 percent over industry standard costs and receive the same expertise that has made ACI an industry leader in committee services. Leveraging a decade of DMC experience (initial design, member recruitment and contracting, charter development, statistical programming and meeting facilitation), ACI analyzed DMC member data request trends to create a thoughtful and automated design of standard statistical output, presented in ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Comcast today launched Xfinity On Campus, a service that lets college students watch live TV and On Demand content on their IP-enabled devices, including, laptops, tablets and smartphones while on campus. The service, which is included with room and board for students living in on-campus housing, ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Theorem Clinical Research, a leading contract research organization that optimizes trial conduct, released a site-level reference booklet that concentrates on European (EN) International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14155:2011. The “Little Advisor for Sponsors” ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced positive results from a randomized, double-blind Phase 2a study of collagenase clostridium histolyticum (or CCH) for the treatment of edematous fibrosclerotic panniculopathy (EFP), commonly known as cellulite. In the Phase 2a trial, all three doses of CCH (low (0.06mg), mid (0.48mg) and high (0.84mg)) showed an improvement in the appearance of cellulite as measured by the trial endpoints of an investigator and a patient score on the Global Aesthetic ... read more

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

  • Posted at 2:10 PM
    TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, today announced that Tom Lynch, TE Connectivity Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2014 Citi Global Technology Conference on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. EDT at the Hilton New York in New York City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110310/PH62357LOGO A live audio webcast for the conference will be available on TE Connectivity's investor relations website at http://investors.te.com. A replay of the webcast will be available for thirty days ... read more
  • Posted at 12:42 PM
    Language Services Associates (LSA) is excited to announce the launch of its new website at www.lsaweb.com. The new site showcases an updated brand, modern look and feel and responsive design optimized for mobile devices. LSA’s goal with the new www.lsaweb.com is to make an impact, differentiate ... read more
  • Posted at 7:39 AM
    Governor Tom Corbett announced today that four state IT projects have been selected as finalists by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) for its 2014 recognition awards. For the past 26 years, NASCIO has recognized states whose information technology initiatives exemplify best practices, support the public policy goals of state leaders, assist government officials in innovatively executing their duties and provide cost effective service to citizens. The projects by the Office of Administration, Department of Public Welfare ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    DSM, a global leader in biomedical materials science and regenerative medicine, today announced that Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting firm, has honored the Company with the Growth Excellence Leadership Award for Medical Device Coatings. Based on its recent analysis of the Medical Device Coatings ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Monetate, the leading provider of testing and targeting, email optimization and personalization solutions, announced today the launch of Monetate for Testing & Targeting - the first enterprise-grade, self-serve A/B/n and MVT testing solution, at a price any business can afford. Monetate for Testing & Targeting gives marketers the power to target and segment visitors beyond the basics and at high volumes. Marketers can ensure every message is relevant and test both its positive and negative business impact by tracking in-session user ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    CardiacAssist, Inc. today announced that it has received a Class 2 medical device license from Health Canada for its new PROTEK Duo veno-venous cannula. The PROTEK Duo™ is licensed for use as a single cannula for both venous drainage and reinfusion of blood via an internal ... read more

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  • Posted at 12:21 PM
    Governor Tom Corbett today was joined by lawmakers, superintendents, teachers, higher education representatives and education partners at Garnet Valley School District, Delaware County, to launch Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U - a collection of free, online, educational resources. Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U brings state standards-aligned resources to the world's largest online catalog of free educational content that helps educators create courses, including lectures, assignments, books, quizzes and syllabi, and offer them to millions of iOS users. "This initiative, which is the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:10 AM
    DynaVox Systems LLC, a Tobii Technology Company and the global leader in communication solutions for those with disabilities, today unveiled the DynaVox T15, a powerful, 15-inch dynamic display tablet for individuals with advanced access needs, visual impairments or physical limitations. ... read more
  • Geisinger investigator nominated for federal award --- DANVILLE, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    A Geisinger researcher on a personal crusade against hepatitis C has been nominated for a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) award recognizing his unprecedented approach to addressing a major public health concern. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137456 Joseph Boscarino, Ph.D. MPH, senior scientist, Geisinger Health System, is one of a team of researchers nominated for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Data Methods and Study Design. "Hepatitis C killed my younger brother in 2010, so finding a ... read more
  • Posted at 8:42 AM
    Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) announced that its business Mylan Institutional has launched Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride Injection, 100 mcg (base)/mL, packaged in 200 mcg (base)/2 mL Single-dose Vials, which is therapeutically equivalent to Hospira's Precedex(TM). Mylan yesterday received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product, which is indicated for the sedation of non-intubated patients prior to and/or during surgical and other procedures, and began shipping immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77793 Mylan CEO Heather Bresch ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new miniature immersion sensor for fluid temperature sensing from its Vishay BCcomponents Non-Linear Resistor division. Offering a stainless steel housing for permanent contact with fluids, the Vishay BCcomponents NTCAIMME3 provides a very fast response time of 1.5 s, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:08 AM
    Tier1, Inc. announced today the availability of the Tier1 Private Oracle Cloud, the most optimized and protected computing environment for Oracle Applications and databases. Leveraging Oracle's Virtual Compute Appliance (VCA) technology, the only virtual environment certified to use Oracle Trusted Partitions - the Tier1 Private Cloud provides the flexibility to license Oracle software on a virtual CPU basis. The Tier1 Private Oracle Cloud is designed to minimize customer costs and the complexities they face when hosting Oracle applications in-house. Private cloud ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced the addition of new RAM® 9000 models to its Sixnet series of industrial cellular RTUs in North America. These cellular RTUs now offer Wi-Fi models for local wireless communication as well as new carrier options, which allow customers to connect, monitor and control assets and processes regardless of location. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137030 "Red Lion recognizes the need for reliable wireless connectivity that incorporates both cellular and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:09 AM
    SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of late-stage pharmaceutical products for the treatment of pain, announced that it had formed a Scientific Advisory Board composed of four members: Dr. Jeff Gudin, Dr. Charles Argoff, Dr. Srinivas Nalamachu and Mr. Kip Vought. SCILEX Chief Executive Officer Anthony Mack said the expertise of this board would greatly assist in the development and commercialization of future therapies. "The collective experience of our Scientific Advisory Board will help us ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    Edward Rosero, D.O., is the newest specialist to join the expert team of doctors at OrthopaediCare, located at 2400 Maryland Road in Willow Grove. Patients in need of experienced sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation care are encouraged to call (215) 830-8700 to schedule an appointment. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/137088 As a fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist, Dr. Rosero's practice focuses on the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of a variety of sports-related injuries and conditions. Board-certified by the American Board of Physical ... read more