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MECHELEN, BELGIUM -- (Marketwire) -- 08/06/10 -- * Confirmation of full year guidance of more than EUR135 M in revenues, a positive operating income and cash flow, and a positive net result * Group revenues increased to EUR49.9 M (+27%) * Service operations external revenues growth of 24% * Service operations profit of EUR3.2 M excluding exceptional costs * Group net loss of EUR10.5 M * Cash used in operations reduced to EUR4.2 M, (H109: EUR5.4 M) * Cash position of EUR27.2 M on 30 June 2010 * New strategic alliances with Roche and Servier * Advancement of two additional programs to the clinic, bringing total to five Click here to access the live audio webcast presentation at 10.00 CET, call number+32.2290.1791 Mechelen, Belgium; 6 August 2010 - Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) announces its half year results and reiterates guidance for the full year. "We have made consi... (more)

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Advocates Take to the Hill

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Holds 13th Annual Advocacy Conference WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 80 parents, grandparents, and relatives of boys with the most common form of muscular dystrophy will be on Capitol Hill today and tomorrow urging Members of Congress to support critical research and patient care initiatives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100119/DC39975LOGO ) Advocates from 23 states are participating in the 13th annual advocacy event sponsored by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the largest Duchenne muscular dystrophy advocacy organization in the nation. Thanks in large part to Congress's commitment to Duchenne patient care and research initiatives over the past decade, the average life expectancy has increased by nearly 10 years, and nearly 20 potential therapies are in various stages of cli... (more)

MDA Names Dr. Grace Pavlath to Head Scientific Program as Research Department Intensifies Focus on Ushering Treatments Through Drug Pipeline

CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Grace Pavlath, an accomplished muscle disease researcher and tenured professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the Emory University School of Medicine, has been named as MDA Senior Vice President – Scientific Program Director. Beginning October 31, Dr. Pavlath will become a key member of MDA's Mission Leadership Team and will be responsible for overall management and further development of MDA's scientific program focused on delivering effective therapies for more than 40 neuromuscular diseases and ALS. "For almost 30 years, Dr. Pavlath has established herself as a leading researcher in cellular and molecular mechanisms that are critical for muscle growth and repair," said Executive Vice President and Chief Medical and Scientific Officer Valerie Cwik, M.D., who will work closely with Pavlath in maintaining... (more)

Chideo Kicks Off 12 Days of Giving Campaign, Shines a Spotlight on Roster of Leading Charity Partners

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chideo, the first interactive charity broadcast network, today launched its inaugural 12 Days of Giving campaign. From December 12 through 23, Chideo will showcase one of its notable charity partners each day, including their Santa "Cause" wish lists for year-end donations and exclusive content from their celebrity ambassadors. Gift packages start at just $10, and consumers also are encouraged to share the wish lists with their friends and family using the hashtag #santacausewishlist. The 12 participating charities are: North Shore Animal League Crisis Text Line Hawk's Locks for Kids Spina Bifida Association Friends of the Family Free the Children Hip Hop Sisters Network Step Up Women's Network Hollyrod Foundation Music for Relief The Walden Woods Project Teen Cancer America As the charity network, only Chideo brings togeth... (more)

NFL Great, Harry Carson, Addresses More Than 1,200 Graduates at the 2015 NYU School of Professional Studies Graduate Convocation Ceremony

NEW YORK, May 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NFL great, Harry Carson, was the speaker at the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) graduate Convocation ceremony, held on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. His message: "Make something of your life." More than 1,200 graduate students from across the country and around the world responded warmly to the words of the Pro Football Hall of Famer, who served as captain of the NY Giants for 10 of his 13 seasons and was named to the All-NFL Team seven times, the All-NFC Team eight times, and was NFC Linebacker of the Year twice. Speaking about some of the major milestones in his own life, including his high school and college graduations, Carson stressed the importance of gaining an education not only for himself, but for his family and his community. He related the story of earning a sc... (more)

Contrary Opinion: CRM is a Hoax

I have a pet peeve concerning two things I’ve been meaning to write about lately, namely CRM and multi-tenancy. I recently read an excellent article referencing both concepts and thought itmight be a good stepping stone to a quick blog post. In his article Don’t Get Conned – The many disguises worn by software-as-a-service, Matt Wallach discusses CRM software and the concept of SaaS multi-tenancy. Matt’s business is life sciences, and he discusses the state of CRM software for his industry. His argument is along the lines of “be wary of on-premise wolves in SaaS sheep clothing”. The wolves, in this case, areon-premise CRM vendors who simply throw servers over a wall and call it a SaaSday. The sheep (aka the good guys) are those genuine SaaS vendors riding a multi-tenant architecture. He then proceeds to define what multi-tenancy means using the well-known “neighbor... (more)

Tune in to Genesis Global Media Radio Show This Week to Hear Guests Paula Webster-Grant, Leslie Dicken, Bonnie Prebula, Evelyn Stypula, Vonni Widdis, Kimberly Berg and a Tribute to Dr. Steven Vladem

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 21, 2013) - This week, tune in to hear our guests share their expertise on such varied topics as music production, digital storytime, real estate, astrology, disability advocacy and the empowerment of women. Dates and show times are as follows: Monday, January 21st: Paula Webster-Grant from 6:00pm PST - 6:30pm PST Leslie Dicken from 6:30pm PST - 7:00pm PST. Tuesday, January 22nd:   Bonnie Prebula from 6:00pm PST - 7:00pm PST. Wednesday, January 23rd: Evelyn Stypula from 6:00pm PST - 7:00pm PST. Thursday, January 24th: Vonni Widdis from 6:00pm PST - 6:30pm PST Tribute to Dr. Steven Vladem from 6:30pm PST Friday, January 25th: Kimberly Berg from 6:00pm PST - 7:00pm PST. All shows can be listened to through this link - http://crntalk.com/crn2 PAULA WEBSTER-GRANT: Paula Webster-Grant, founder and CEO of Phillybass'd Records, Inc.,Trans... (more)

LBS Research Series 2012

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: LBS Research Series 2012 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0332361/LBS-Research-Series-2012.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Portable_Devices Executive summary Navigation systems and services for car and pedestrian navigation can be divided into multiple categories. Car manufacturers offer factory installed in-dash navigation systems as standard or optional equipment on a majority of their models sold in developed markets. Drivers that want to add navigation to their existing vehicle can choose among a number of aftermarket solutions. Examples include in-dash navigation systems, Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs) and navigation apps for mobile phones. New device categories such as Internet tablets are also being equipped ... (more)

Inclusion Has Come A Long Way..

Inclusion has come a long way. I attended an elementary school in BC in the early 1970’s as a ward of the Province. At that time, inclusion meant the public school system, but a separate classroom and curriculum. All the children with a recognizable disability were in the same classroom. At recess we segregated ourselves. It was a BIG deal when early in grade five, I was finally admitted to the “regular” classroom. My peers had been prepared for my arrival by a well-meaning system and teacher that failed to take into account my feelings as the “object” of discussion. I wasn’t present, so there was no initial opportunity for my classmates to ask me questions about my disability. There was no attempt at real ice-breaking back then, though the teacher tried very hard to make me feel welcome. Still, I had to deal with some teasing and bullying, both subtle and obvious. ... (more)

LBS Research Series 2013

NEW YORK, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: LBS Research Series 2013 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0332361/LBS-Research-Series-2013.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Portable_Devices This report bundle is a complete set of five unique reports - offering in-depth analysis and unique insights into the mobile LBS market. This package comprise the following titles in Berg Insight's LBS Research Series: Mobile Navigation Services and Devices, Mobile Location-Based Services, LBS Platforms and Technologies, Location-Based Advertising and Marketing and People Monitoring and Safety Solutions. Executive summary MOBILE NAVIGATION SERVICES AND DEVICES Navigation solutions for car and pedestrian navigation can be divided into multiple categories. Car manufacturers offer factory ... (more)

An Introduction to My Health 2.0 Blog

As I am new to "Ulitzer" I thought perhaps before I began with writing & posting articles, I would take this opportunity to better introduce myself.  On November 6, 2007  I suffered a workplace injury that resulted in permanent disability and chronic pain 24/7. I have also been forced to fight every step of the way with WSIB, aka the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board-(the worker's comp. board) in Ontario, Canada. I was recently asked to describe what I thought of them in one sentence and this was my reply: "Straight from the depths of hell with virulent cruelty, WSIB's primary goal is to dissolve the injured worker into wretched fragments." As I am sure you can ascertain from this statement, my experience with them has not been a positive one. This injury also meant that I will never return to my most beloved job as a nurse after 20 years in the field. I loved my... (more)