50 Finalists Announced for Hertz Foundation Fellowship

Livermore, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2015 Today, the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation announced finalists for the 2015 class of Hertz Fellows. The Foundation was created by entrepreneur John Hertz to inspire and invest in the future of scientific exploration by providing resources and academic freedom to young minds. The Foundation funds graduate education for ...

Rep. Chaka Fattah Added to Prestigious Congressional List

Rep. Chaka Fattah Added to Prestigious Congressional List
Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 16, 2015 The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) today acknowledged Rep. Chaka Fattah, the chairman of the CBCF’s board of directors, for his induction into the Genetic Engineering Biotechnology News (GEN) Congressional Hall of Fame list. The award recognized congressional members who have been recognized at least ...

Proove Biosciences Presents Research Studies at Neurological Disorders Summit in San Francisco, CA

Irvine, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2015 Proove Biosciences, a commercial and research leader in Personalized Medicine, recently presented data on three ground-breaking scientific studies at the Neurological Disorders Summit in San Francisco, CA. The Neurological Disorders Summit took place on July 6th, 2015 and concluded on July 8th, 2015. The event was ...

Avoiding the Pain in the Neck Caused by Overuse of Technology

Avoiding the Pain in the Neck Caused by Overuse of Technology
Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2015 In an article published last month in Ergonomics, researchers from Washington State University evaluated the head-neck biomechanics occurring during the use of handheld electronic devices such as tablets. Authors of the study were able to determine that use of a tablet increases mechanical demand on neck muscles by ...

Victoria Lockard, Clarence Davis, Amy Dehnel, Jessica Odom Author Chapters; Sara Tucker Edits DRI Young Lawyers Guide to Defense Practice

ATLANTA (PRWEB) July 09, 2015 Victoria Lockard, Greenberg Traurig shareholder and vice-chair of the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice, along with associate Amy Dehnel, authored a chapter in the Defense Research Institute’s (“DRI”) publication entitled “Young Lawyers Guide to Defense Practice.” Lockard and Dehnel wrote about “Examination of Experts in Preparation ...

Noblis and Government Scientists Identify New Genomic Signatures of Ebola Using Whole Genomic Sequencing and Innovative BioVelocity Analytics Tool

Noblis and Government Scientists Identify New Genomic Signatures of Ebola Using Whole Genomic Sequencing and Innovative BioVelocity Analytics Tool
Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2015 Noblis, Inc., a leading provider of science, technology, and strategy services to the federal government, announced in a paper published this week in the scientific journal Viruses (http://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/7/6/2763), that government and Noblis scientists uncovered a potential problem with the diagnostic techniques currently used to ...

Leading Alzheimers Clinician-Scientist and Educator Named Inaugural Research Chair for CPMCs Ray Dolby Brain Health Center

Leading Alzheimers Clinician-Scientist and Educator Named Inaugural Research Chair for CPMCs Ray Dolby Brain Health Center
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 02, 2015 The Ray Dolby Brain Health Center at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), a Sutter Health affiliate, built upon its already impressive reputation for patient care this week with the news that an internationally renowned Alzheimer’s disease clinician-scientist and educator will lead the Center’s clinical and discovery research into ...

Michel Seidelin Appointed Chief Commercial Officer as Biomatters Prepares to Release New Offerings

Michel Seidelin Appointed Chief Commercial Officer as Biomatters Prepares to Release New Offerings
Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) June 04, 2015 CEO Brett Ammundsen says, “We are obviously very pleased that Michel joins us. His deep market expertise and understanding are an ideal complement to our team as we drive the next growth phase for Biomatters.” “This is an exciting time to join Biomatters,” says Michel. “In addition ...

NJIT and NJII to Participate at BIO Innovation Theater

Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2015 The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation, will participate at the 2015 BIO International Convention, the world’s largest biotechnology gathering. The conference, which takes place in Philadelphia June 15-18, will host thousands of organizations including the leading biotech companies, ...

Dehydration and accelerated evaporation are top climate change human health risks warns fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne

Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 24, 2015 A recent Reuters news article* described the potential health risk of climate change as a global “medical emergency.” In fact, warns radio host and fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne, the human health risk from climate change may be greater than the article describes. The article, says ...