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3 hrs ago | BioSpace

New Amsterdam Sciences Continues Pact With Dr. Jacob Finkelstein , ...

New Amsterdam Sciences , an emerging bioscience company, announced today that while advancing to phase1 clinical trials it will continue its commitment for further research with renowned biochemist and research scientist Dr. Jacob Finkelstein of the University of Rochester Medical Center to advance initiatives for treatments of idiopathic pulmonary ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, University of Rochester

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Switched

This Blind Grandpa Is Running 11,000 Miles Around The U.S. To Raise Funds For Cystic Fibrosis

David Kuhn is jogging through every perimeter state in the U.S., a distance about the equivalent of 420 marathons.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health, Charitable Organizations, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Genetics

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Annals of Internal Medicine

Improved Survival of Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

The full report is titled "Lifetime of Patients With Cystic Fibrosis in 2000 to 2010 and Beyond: Survival Analysis of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry."

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Related Topix: Cystic Fibrosis, Medicine, Health

CBS Local

Blind Grandpa Running 11,000 Miles To Help Granddaughter

But he's averaging about 20 miles each day as he crisscrosses the country promoting a cause, in hopes of finding a cure.

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Related Topix: Cystic Fibrosis, Medicine, Health

P&T Community

New X-Ray Imaging Method for Cystic Fibrosis

Scientists at Monash University in Australia have developed an x-ray imaging system that enables researchers to see "live" how effective treatments are for cystic fibrosis .

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Related Topix: Cystic Fibrosis, Medicine, Health, Genetics

Philly.com

Cystic fibrosis drug combo may be less effective than hoped

A powerful drug combo may not be as effective against cystic fibrosis as previously thought.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Sat Aug 16, 2014

MDJonline.com

In loving memory: Ribbon-cutting set for home planned for wounded veteran

A Cobb mother is planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, in Smyrna, to launch a campaign to build a home for a wounded veteran.

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Related Topix: Smyrna, GA, Cobb County, GA, Home Building, Home, Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health, Charitable Organizations, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Non-Profit

Fri Aug 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Fox Will Donate $1 to Charity Each Time You Share Red Band Society Content

Band together with FOX ! Beginning today and continuing through Friday, Aug. 22, each time a fan shares exclusive Red Band Society videos, photos, GIFs and MORE via Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr from www.myredbandsociety.com , FOX will donate $1 to support five charity partners, including Cystic Fibrosis Foundation , Ryan Seacrest Foundation , St.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health, Fruitvale Station, Entertainment, Drama, Brothers and Sisters, Television

An Exploration of Portland Food and D...

Pearl District Restaurants Cooking for a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis

WHAT: An incredible tasting menu featuring twenty-seven of the Pearl District's best restaurants awaits attendees at Savor the Pearl, a week-long neighborhood tasting event benefitting children and adults suffering from the life-threatening disease, cystic fibrosis.

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Related Topix: Cystic Fibrosis, Health

EurekAlert!

New X-ray imaging developed by scientists

Scientists have developed an x-ray imaging system that enables researchers to see 'live' how effective treatments are for cystic fibrosis.

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Related Topix: Cystic Fibrosis, Medicine, Health, Genetics

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WKYT

Lexington teen fighting cystic fibrosis by raising thousands of dollars

Imagine being born with a disease where you might only live to be in your thirties.

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Related Topix: Cystic Fibrosis, Medicine, Health

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Two Cents Worth

Maury County native Michael D. Lynn of L-3 Communications recently received The Expo Group Exhibit Marketer of the Year Award at the E2MA Red Diamond Congress Awards Gala.

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Related Topix: Maury County, TN, Manufacturing, L 3 Communication Holdings, Telecom, L-3 Communications, Aerospace-Defense, L3 Communications Integrated Systems, Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health

Daily Kos

A One-Day 26-Mile Hike Xtreme Hike so Others Can Breathe

This year, I plan to do 26. I've signed up for the 26.2 mile Virginia Xtreme Hike to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health, Charitable Organizations, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Arthritis, Genetics, US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 07, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Galectin Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Galectin Therapeutics Inc. , the leading developer of therapeutics that target galectin proteins to treat fibrosis and cancer, today reported its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Pharmacology

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings in the Area of Liver Fibrosis Reported from National...

In fact, when lesions of different etiologies chronically affect the liver, triggering the fibrogenesis mechanisms, damage has already occurred and the progression of fibrosis will have a major clinical impact entailing severe complications, expensive treatments and death in end-stage liver disease."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Business Journal

Yes, it costs $300K a year, but new cystic fibrosis drug is a breakthrough, OHSU specialist says

Kalydeco is billed as the first drug that targets the underlying cause of CF, a faulty gene and its protein product.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health, Oregon Health & Science University, Food and Drug Administration, Oregon Government, Oregon

Tue Aug 05, 2014

BioSpace

MediciNova, Inc. Announces Positive Results Of MN-001 In Advanced...

MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company traded on the NASDAQ Global Market and the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange , today announced positive results from a second preclinical study that examined the potential clinical efficacy of MN-001 for the treatment of advanced NASH .

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Related Topix: Biotech, MediciNova, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

Applied Clinical Trials

Moerae Matrix Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial of MMI-0100, a...

Moerae Matrix Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial of MMI-0100, a First-in-Class Inhibitor of MK2, for Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis /PRNewswire/ -- Moerae Matrix, Inc. announced today the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of MMI-0100, a first-in-class inhibitor of MAPKAP Kinase 2 being developed for the treatment of idiopathic ... (more)

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Applied Clinical Trials

Perlstein Lab Raises $2 Million For Orphan Drug Discovery

The round was co-led by the clinical-stage orphan drug developer Retrophin, Inc. and the Wilsey family, which is personally affected by an orphan disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

City of Pittsburgh proclaims today "Finest Day"

The city of Pittsburgh will be proclaiming that August 4, 2014 is 'Finest Day' in honor of Pittsburgh's 50 Finest.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health

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