Biology News

Visikol Appoints Pharmaceutical Industry Leader, Stewart Hunt, as Director of US Sales

12/6/2018
(PRWEB) December 06, 2018 Stewart has been on the business side of life science research, selling instruments, consumables and laboratory contract services, throughout his career. During his recent five-year tenure with InSphero he was the US General Manger where he developed a US Sales team... [Comments]

Surgical Theater Brings Familial Patient Engagement to the Annual Joint AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery

12/5/2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 05, 2018 Surgical Theater brings familial patient engagement to pediatric neurosurgery at the Annual AANS/CNS Summit in Nashville, TN, from December 6-9, 2018 at booth #312. AANS/CNS provides Pediatric Neurosurgeons an opportunity to experience Precision VR&#... [Comments]

Ondine President is Key Speaker at Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) 2018 PDT Symposium

12/5/2018
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (PRWEB) December 05, 2018 Dr. Nicolas Loebel was a key speaker at The Royal Society of Medicine’s Photodynamic Therapy symposium 2018, London, England. The 2018 PDT symposium was organized by the RSM Professionals, UK PDT Charitable Trust and addressed the scientif... [Comments]

uBiome Appoints Dr. Amir Zarrinpar, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology at UC San Diego, to its Medical Advisory Board

12/5/2018
SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) December 03, 2018 uBiome, the leader in microbial genomics, announces the addition of Dr. Amir Zarrinpar, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UC San Diego and staff gastroenterologist at the VA San Diego Medical Center, to i... [Comments]

Italian Laser Manufacturer Quanta System SpA Signs Exclusive U.S. Distribution Agreement with Cartessa Aesthetics

12/5/2018
NEW YORK (PRWEB) December 03, 2018 Quanta System announced today an exclusive distribution agreement with Cartessa Aesthetics , an emerging leader in the distribution and marketing of cutting-edge aesthetic devices in the US. Since inception in early 2017, Cartessa has experienced rapid grow... [Comments]

Slone Partners, Where People Are Our Science®, Places Michael Mercer as Chief Commercial Officer at Karius

12/5/2018
SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) December 04, 2018 Slone Partners, North America’s leading executive search firm for life sciences and diagnostics companies, announces the placement of Michael Mercer at Karius, Inc. as Chief Commercial Officer. Now responsible for developing, executing, and leading the... [Comments]

Urological Associates of Southern Arizona Announces Dr. Kenneth Choi’s Designation as UroLift® Center of Excellence

12/5/2018
TUCSON, Ariz. (PRWEB) December 04, 2018 Urological Associates of Southern Arizona today announced that Dr. Kenneth Choi has been designated as a UroLift® Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes that Dr. Choi has achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift S... [Comments]

Lifecycle Biotechnologies Launches 100-Liter SAFEthread Drum

12/5/2018
FORT WORTH, Texas (PRWEB) December 04, 2018 Lifecycle Biotechnologies, a leading life science tools and services supplier, has announced the much-anticipated launch of their 100-liter (26 gallon) SAFEthread Drum. The 100-liter SAFEthread Drum follows the launch of Lifecycle’s innovative 200-... [Comments]

The Dr. Oligo 192c High Throughput Oligo Synthesizer by Biolytic Lab Performance, Inc.

12/5/2018
FREMONT, Calif. (PRWEB) December 04, 2018 Biolytic Lab Performance Inc. is proud to announce their latest high throughput oligo synthesizer, the Dr. Oligo 192c, built on Biolytic’s Molecule Synthesis Platform. Now restructured with all the same principles and key design aspects that have... [Comments]

Fastec Imaging Announces OEM Partner Program

12/5/2018
SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) December 04, 2018 The new program allows 3rd parties to leverage Fastec’s extensive expertise and existing IP in the development of innovative solutions for which high-speed imaging is a necessary albeit challenging component. Fastec technology has been integrated into... [Comments]

ACEA Biosciences Joins Cell Manufacturing Research Initiative to Further Advance Cell Therapy Discovery

11/29/2018
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) November 29, 2018 ACEA Biosciences , now a part of Agilent Technologies, is excited to collaborate with the new NSF Engineering Research Center for Cell Manufacturing Technologies (CMaT). CMaT is a consortium of universities, companies and clinical collaborators b... [Comments]

Medicine News

Silicon Valley Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Masi Reynolds Launches New Website

12/8/2018
SAN JOSE, Calif. (PRWEB) December 07, 2018 Dr. Masi Reynolds is a certified and reputable orthopedic surgeon who serves the San Francisco Bay area with a valued expertise in minimally-invasive orthopedic care. Dr. Reynolds brings a widespread skillset in his field, and he recognizes the imp... [Comments]

Garland Honored For Its Spirit Week Tradition of Supporting Non-Profit Organizations

12/8/2018
CLEVELAND (PRWEB) December 07, 2018 Garland was recently honored with a Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service for its annual tradition of supporting non-profit organizations through fun, creative and thoughtful fundraising. Garland’s philanthropic initiative called Spirit Week beg... [Comments]

Statement From the Better World Campaign on the Nomination of Heather Nauert As U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

12/8/2018
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) December 07, 2018 “The Better World Campaign congratulates Ms. Nauert on her nomination. At this critical juncture in world affairs, U.S. leadership and funding at the United Nations matters. We have seen the benefits of a robust U.S.-UN relationship over the years—great... [Comments]

Medical Guardian Named Best Medical Alert System by Caring.com

12/8/2018
SAN MATEO, Calif. (PRWEB) December 07, 2018 Caring.com, the nation’s most visited website for senior living reviews, has named Medical Guardian a leading provider of innovative medical alert systems, to its list of top medical alert systems for 2019. The medical alert provider was recognize... [Comments]

whiskerDocs Supports Human-Animal Bond Research and the Pet Effect in the Workplace with HABRI

12/8/2018
SKOKIE, Ill. (PRWEB) December 08, 2018 The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) announced today that whiskerDocs, the leading provider of telehealth support for pet parents, has become an official supporter of HABRI and its research on the human health benefits of companion animals.... [Comments]

HMP Announces Launch of Post-Acute Care Symposium for Nurses

12/6/2018
MALVERN, Pa. (PRWEB) December 06, 2018 HMP, a leader in healthcare events and education, today announced the launch of the Post-Acute Care Symposium (PACS). The meeting will take place May 9–10, 2019, and will be co-located with the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring/Wound Healing... [Comments]

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Biologist Part of Clinical Trial Showing Tea Made from Artemisia Outperformed Drug against Tropical Disease

12/6/2018
WORCESTER, Mass. (PRWEB) December 06, 2018 Tea infusions made from two species of the wormwood plant cured the tropical disease schistosomiasis significantly faster than the drug most commonly used against the ailment—and with no adverse side effects—in a large clinical trial conducted in the... [Comments]

Ease Your Mind And Tackle Your Stressors Naturally With Relaxium Calm®

12/6/2018
BOCA RATON, Fla. (PRWEB) December 06, 2018 We all know stress is unavoidable, but for those unable to cope with day-to-day life, there are alternative solutions. M.D.-formulated Relaxium Calm is a dietary supplement developed to promote relaxation and elevate mood. Relaxium Calm ’s main... [Comments]

Pulse8 Presenting at Upcoming RISE Star Ratings Master Class on Boosting Stars Scores by Better Understanding How Measures are Interrelated

12/6/2018
SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) December 06, 2018 Pulse8’s Senior Director of Quality Products, Kari Hadley, alongside Mike Wilson, Medicare Analytic Consultant Senior of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, will present on “Boosting Stars Scores by Better Understanding How Measures are Interrelated”... [Comments]

The University of Utah’s Gymnastics Team Installs Bacteria Killing Light Fixtures to Help Keep Student-Athletes Safe

12/6/2018
SALT LAKE CITY and KENOSHA, Wisc. (PRWEB) December 06, 2018 The University of Utah’s Gymnastics team is the first Division I NCAA Team to purchase and install LED light fixtures containing Indigo-Clean continuous environmental disinfection. The lights are installed in the team’s athletic... [Comments]

New Vitae Co-Founder Reappointed to Philadelphia Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities

12/5/2018
LIMEPORT, Pa. (PRWEB) December 05, 2018 Adam Devlin , co-founder and owner of New Vitae Wellness and Recovery , has been reappointed to serve on Philadelphia Mayor James F. Kenney’s Commission on People with Disabilities. The commission focuses on creating policies that support inclusion of... [Comments]

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