Monthly Archives: July 2011

Cipher Pharmaceuticals Using MedAvante Centralized Ratings In Phase 3 Study

MedAvante, Inc., the leader in centralized expert evaluation of treatments for central nervous system disorders, announced that Cipher Pharmaceuticals is using MedAvante Centralized Ratings in their pivotal Phase 3 dermatology study. Cipher recently announced the completion of the patient enrollment … Continue reading

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Biocell Center Furthers Its Commitment To Maternal Fetal Medicine

Biocell Center announced its further commitment to working with maternal-fetal-medicine doctors by attending the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) annual meeting. “Biocell Center has been working with perinatologists and Ob/Gyn doctors worldwide for several years,” said Kate Torchilin, CEO of … Continue reading

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Communication Problems In The Brain

Maturation disorders of nerve terminals may trigger autism; researchers in Heidelberg publish in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences For brain cells to communicate, the contacts to each other must function. The protein molecule neuroligin-1 plays an important … Continue reading

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Bio-Optronics Adds Innovative Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Solution To Clinical Conductor Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS)

Bio-Optronics, Inc. and flexcipio s.a. are pleased to announce an agreement to cross-market and integrate Bio-Optronics’ Clinical Conductor Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) and flexcipio’s eClinical Electronic Data Capture (EDC) solution. This aligns the industry’s most comprehensive enterprise CTMS, with … Continue reading

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Biogen Idec And Knopp Biosciences Announce Enrollment Of The First Patient In A Global Phase III Study Of Dexpramipexole For ALS

Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and Knopp Biosciences today announced enrollment of the first patient in EMPOWER, a multi-national Phase III study evaluating the efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics of dexpramipexole in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS, also known as … Continue reading

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APS Research Awards Go To Undergrads At Colorado State, Michigan State, Oberlin, Williams

Students from Colorado State University, Oberlin College, Michigan State University and Williams College took top honors in the third annual David S. Bruce Undergraduate Research Awards competition this year. Twenty nine student-researchers applied for The American Physiological Society (APS) award, … Continue reading

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Cardiac Ultrasound Imaging Goes Handheld

Non-invasive imaging has revolutionized the diagnosis of the most common cardiac diseases such as valve problems and coronary heart disease. In addition, imaging techniques are developing rapidly and we anticipate that non-invasive imaging will gain further importance in the treatment … Continue reading

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