EAST HANOVER, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/11 -- Unity Management Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UYMG) "UNITY" (or the "Company"), a Health Resource Company specializing in Physician and Hospital Practice Management, Medical Discount Plans, Business Services, Billing Software and Technologies, along with Pharmacy Instrumentation, and Calibration.
Unity Management Group/MCC announced today that it is finalizing a major distribution deal with B&D Italia Tablet Tooling, located in Milan Italy. This agreement will enable Unity/MCC Legacy to jointly produce the most advanced Tablet Press ... read more
Enterprise Connect, formerly VoiceCon, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announced that a wide range of vendors will participate in four different mock RFPs, and the results will be presented and analyzed during the conference. Enterprise Connect will be held February 28-March 3 at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in Orlando, FL. Registration is now open at http://www.enterpriseconnect.com/orlando/.
The titles and day/times for these sessions are:
-- IP Telephony RFP: Who Delivers the Goods? (Mon, February 28, 2-5 pm)
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element14, a collaborative social community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, today announced that the new Arduino MEGA open-source prototyping platform is among the new products available for testing on its popular "RoadTest" group through January 31. In addition to the Arduino MEGA 2560 microcontroller board, engineers can sign up to test Microchip's Multimedia Expansion Board and Freescale's LFSTBEB8450 MMA845XQ Evaluation Board and STBUSB.
Each month, element14 offers a number of new technology products exclusively to ... read more
KnowledgeTree, a provider of cloud-based document management solutions, today announced that December was a record month for new customer wins, capping a fourth quarter in which customer acquisitions increased 215 percent over the previous quarter. New customers range from small and medium-sized businesses to departmental teams at large enterprises, and include Caldwell Securities, Cubic Motion, Fuji Chemical, Multisensor Systems, Orbitz, Sental Clinical Research Services, and Vasomedical.
The strong December concluded a successful 2010 overall for KnowledgeTree, during which the company experienced ... read more
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache Pivot 2.0, the full-featured, Open Source platform for building installable Internet applications (IIAs). Apache Pivot provides a professional-grade foundation for easily building and deploying sophisticated and engaging GUI applications that can be downloaded and installed like traditional desktop or mobile applications.
Apache Pivot combines the enhanced productivity and usability features of a modern user interface toolkit with the power ... read more
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1/2 trial for BMN 701, a novel fusion protein of insulin-like growth factor 2 and acid alpha glucosidase (IGF2-GAA) in development for the treatment of Pompe disease.
"We have a strong track record of quickly developing enzyme replacement therapies for unmet medical needs and expect to leverage our clinical and regulatory experience and manufacturing know-how in the development of BMN 701," said Jean-Jacques Bienaime, Chief Executive Officer of ... read more
VideoIQ, the leader in video surveillance innovation, announced today the iCVR-HD high definition dome camera was selected as 2011 Electronic House Product of the Year in the surveillance camera category. The award was presented by CE Pro and Electronic House during the 2011 International Consumer Electronics show (CES), which took place in Las Vegas on January 6-9th, 2011.
The Electronic House Products of the Year program recognizes the best technology products and services in the industry. Products of the Year ... read more
Wolters Kluwer Health today announced a joint venture with leading China drug information provider Medicom to deliver clinical decision support to doctors in China as the country prepares for significant changes to its healthcare system. The deal allows Wolters Kluwer Health to expand its market-leading Clinical Decision Support (CDS) and drug information business into the rapidly growing China market and creates a needed drug information infrastructure in China.
"The clinical decision support market in China is at a critical juncture, similar ... read more
TUSTIN, CA, and TUCSON, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/11 -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer and viral infections, today announced the initiation of an investigator-sponsored trial (IST) for patients with HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer, which accounts for 75% of metastatic breast cancers. This open-label Phase I trial will treat patients with Peregrine's investigational monoclonal antibody bavituximab in combination with the chemotherapy agent paclitaxel.
"Bavituximab combined with ... read more
Health Alliance, the global non-profit, open industry alliance of
more than 230 leading healthcare and technology organizations, today
announced that it has elected Qualcomm’s
Senior Director of Market Development, Clint McClellan, to President and
Chair of Continua’s Board of ... read more
Digicom Electronics, precision and quality contract manufacturing
specialist, will highlight the collaborative process involved in
producing a reconfigurable open architecture computer hardware (ROACH)
system at Pacific Design & Manufacturing/MDM West 2011, in booth 3880.
Digicom collaborated in the design, development, prototyping, sourcing,
... read more
AllCells LLC, a leading global provider of human hematopoietic primary
cells and services, today announced that Jack Zhai has joined the
company’s executive leadership team as Vice President, Sales &
Marketing. Mr. Zhai received his Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology at
UW-Madison. In addition, the ... read more
Genomics Inc., a leading provider of products for studying the
regulatory elements in the human genome, today announced that the
company will offer FuGENE® HD transfection reagent as an individual
product and as part of its novel LightSwitch Transfection Optimization
... read more
The Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Foundation and Rules-Based Medicine, Inc. (RBM) announced today that they have reached the first milestone in a program to develop a panel of plasma protein biomarkers for SMA using RBM's Multi-Analyte Profiling (MAP) technology platform. In this collaboration, RBM will discover and also confirm plasma protein biomarker candidates previously identified from the multicenter Biomarkers for SMA (BforSMA) clinical study sponsored by the SMA Foundation and conducted by BG Medicine. The identification of such biomarkers ... read more
UNION, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/11 -- Minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery procedures give back pain sufferers the power to say "No" when spinal fusion seems to be the only option to end back pain that persists after other treatments fail, says Dr. Bryan J. Massoud, a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon and founder of Spine Centers of America.
For years, the gold standard for treating degenerative disc disease, bulging discs or slipped discs that cause severe back pain was ... read more
OneCommand (www.onecommand.com), the nation's leader in preference-based, automated, multi-channel marketing, and Acura, today announced that OneCommand will power a critical expansion and integration of Acura's Precision Crafted Service Communications (PCSC) program to help dealers cost-effectively increase their marketing scope to service customers. As of January 3rd, 2011, PCSC includes OneCommand's industry-leading voice-based marketing as well as critical integration of a dealer's voice, email and direct mail communications. These enhancements will help to drive higher customer conversion and loyalty ... read more
WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genomic analysis systems, today announced that it has appointed world-renowned clinical genomics cancer researcher Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., to its Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr. Chinnaiyan is a recognized leader in the use of biomarkers in the clinic to choose appropriate therapies for cancer patients. Biomarkers are characteristics that are measured and evaluated as an indicator of normal biologic processes, pathogenic processes, or pharmacologic responses to ... read more
eCarList, one of the fastest-growing automotive software companies, has teamed with Carfax to provide free access to eCarList's innovative TrueTarget Mobile app. TrueTarget Mobile makes it easy for automotive dealers to appraise, price and merchandise vehicles directly from their mobile phone. Dealers better understand the market when acquiring vehicles and price their inventory to sell faster and more effectively.
TrueTarget Mobile, which was recently named the most innovative dealership solution of the year, includes integration of retail pricing and ... read more
Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) senior management will host a
conference call and live audio webcast on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at
9 a.m. ET to discuss the company’s fourth quarter and full year 2010
financial and operational results. The webcast will be available in the
investor ... read more