AMES, IA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/05/13 -- In the news release, "NewLink Genetics to Present at the Oppenheimer 24th Annual Healthcare Conference," issued earlier today by NewLink Genetics Corporation (NASDAQ: NLNK), we are advised by the company that the conference date in the first paragraph should read "Tuesday, December 10, 2013" rather than "Tuesday, December 11, 2013" as originally issued. The headline has also been updated. Complete corrected text follows.
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Truven Health Analytics announced today the release of an addition to
their Payment Integrity Enterprise™ solution: Provider Surveillance
Executive Dashboards. The latest addition helps States and managed care
organizations (MCOs) prioritize their provider credentialing workload by
delivering public records information in an easy-to-consume format.
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Caxy, a leading web consulting and application development company, today announced the launch of a custom-built app for the International Code Council (ICC), an organization that develops model codes used throughout the US and abroad to design and construct safe, sustainable structures and ensure compliance with safe building standards. More than a year in the making, the new app will make it easier for all ICC members to collaborate and contribute to code development initiatives.
As building standards evolve, ICC ... read more
Untangle, Inc., a network software and appliance company, today announced the purchase of privately-held eSoft. The deal, structured as an asset purchase, furthers Untangle's aggressive acquisition strategy and expands its reach in the SMB market.
eSoft was founded in 1984 and was first to market with an integrated firewall, email and web threat security appliance, leading the creation of the unified threat management (UTM) product category and focusing on bringing enterprise-grade security to small and medium businesses. The asset purchase ... read more
Fifty years after the approval of an extremely effective vaccine against measles, one of the world's most contagious diseases, the virus still poses a threat to domestic and global health security.
On an average day, 430 children - 18 every hour - die of measles worldwide. In 2011, there were an estimated 158,000 measles deaths.
In an article published on December 5 by JAMA Pediatrics, CDC's Mark J. Papania, M.D., M.P.H., and colleagues report that United States measles elimination, announced in 2000, ... read more
Twilio, the communications API platform, today announced the advisory board for Twilio.org, the company's initiative aimed at helping nonprofit organizations meet their objectives and further social good through enhanced communications. The members of the advisory board include leaders from the nonprofit and technology communities. Their guidance will propel Twilio.org's Billion Messages for Good program and help shape the organization's future direction.
Members of the advisory board include:
-- Byron Deeter, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners: Bryon Deeter is ... read more
The latest update of Stevie brings iOS users who own an Apple TV device a new and exciting user experience. By turning AirPlay mirroring on, whether on iPhone or iPad, users can now run Stevie on their TV sets. The iPad and iPhone versions make use of AirPlay technology to beam the Stevie broadcast in Full HD and in superior quality to your big screen - While providing a second screen on the mobile device. This way users can control ... read more
As a Platinum Sponsor of the DevCon5 developer conference in Los Angeles next week, DreamFactory Software will introduce mobile application developers to the latest REST APIs that reduce the time it takes to develop and deploy mobile applications for the enterprise. The Silicon Valley-based company developed the DreamFactory Services Platform to accelerate the time to market for developers (in-house and agency) who build mobile apps for enterprise use.
The DreamFactory Services Platform (DSP) provides a standards-based REST interface that supports ... read more
The Association of Contract Research Organizations [ACRO] India has appointed Max Neeman's Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Renu Razdan as Vice Chairman. The appointment is effective immediately with key responsibility to create and strengthen the network with regulatory agencies, law makers and scientific community in India.
Max Neeman, a leading Indian provider of clinical research services to the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industry for over 10 years, promoted Dr. Razdan to COO in 2009. Prior to joining the company, she worked ... read more
LONG ISLAND, NY--(Marketwired - December 05, 2013) - AccuVein Inc. (www.accuvein.com) has been named an award finalist in the 2014 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation in the Life Science and Biophotonics category. The competition recognizes new products and inventions that break with conventional ideas, solve problems, and improve life through the generation and application of light-based technologies, optics and photonics.
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Ticket Down announces that One Direction is coming to Soldier Field in Chicago, IL on Friday, August 29th and Saturday, August 30th. 1D fans in the Chicago metropolitan area are thrilled that their favorite band is coming to town. This well-known secondary ticket exchange has slashed prices on all seats for the 1D 2014 "Where We Are" concert tour. Find 1D Soldier Field floor seating, front row seats, VIP packages and more at Ticket Down.
When thinking ... read more
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) presents its annual winter conference, the 8(th) Annual Drug Discover for Neurodegeneration Conference: An Intensive Course on Translating Research into Drugs, taking place on February 2-4, 2014 at the Miami Beach Resort in Miami, Florida.
Designed as a comprehensive course on the drug discovery process, from target validation through to clinical development, the annual Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration conference provides participants with the fundamental knowledge and resources to translate their research into new drugs ... read more
Kextil Corp., the leading provider of intelligent voice driven solutions for the Field Services Market, today announced a series of webinars featuring guest speakers, industry insiders, and domain experts. The webinars will focus on:
-- Eliminating the time required to create field service reports and
recapturing that time for high value activities
-- Enabling your entire workforce to deliver service as well as the top ... read more
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 12/05/13 -- LIVESTRONG Foundation Government Relations Director Cameron Krier wrote about the importance of the PEPFAR legislation passing into law earlier this week, which included language about AIDS-related cancers for the first time ever:
In a unique display of bi-partisanship, Republicans and Democrats jointly passed legislation updating the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program, and the bill was signed into law on Monday. Since it was first created in 2003, PEPFAR has proven ... read more
Aspira Scientific, Inc., a research and development solutions provider for the chemical and biological sectors, today announces the official launch of its recombinant Human Serum Albumin (rHSA) product. Aspira Scientific's highly pure, cost-effective rHSA is produced from a proprietary expression technology platform, originating from rice grains (Oryza sativa) and is more than 99 percent devoid of any animal, human, or micro-organism derived components ("xeno-free"). To learn more about rHSA, visit www.aspirasci.com/rhsa.
Produced by the innovative plant-based protein technology pioneered ... read more
Health, the largest Catholic health system based in Illinois,
significantly increased screening rates for colorectal cancer by
utilizing automated, interactive voice response (IVR) calls, according
to research being presented on Dec. 10 at the Institute
for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) ... read more
MISSION VIEJO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/05/13 -- Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: AOLS)
Filing covers synthesis, formulation and pharmaceutical composition
Could significantly increase term of patent protection for AEOL 10150
Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: AOLS), a biotechnology company developing compounds to protect against radiological and chemical threats with significant funding from the US Government, announced today that it has filed a provisional application covering new inventions resulting from research and development on its lead compound, AEOL 10150, with the United States ... read more
The Food and Drug Law Institute will honor four outstanding food and drug law professionals with its annual Distinguished Service and Leadership Award: Jane Axelrad, Jeffrey Gibbs, Kay Holcombe and Richard Kingham.
The honorees will receive their awards at FDLI's Holiday and Leadership Awards Reception December 10 at the Westin Georgetown Hotel in Washington, D.C., which will also be the site of the Institute's Enforcement, Litigation and Compliance Conference December 10-11.
The award, established in 1993, is given to individuals ... read more
With patients increasingly searching for medical information on their smartphones, surprisingly few websites for prescription pharmaceuticals are ready for them. Just 28 percent of the 160 pharma-owned websites reviewed in Manhattan Research's new ePharma Competitive Analysis Series were mobile-optimized.
"Some brand teams are stuck when it comes to mobile. They know it's a critical channel, but aren't executing on mobile optimization plans fast enough," said Manhattan Research Vice President of Research Monique Levy. "Part of the problem is figuring out ... read more