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Jindal University Prof. First Indian to be Selected as Next Generation Antitrust Scholar by ABA and NYU
Business Wire IndiaJindal Global Law School’s (JGLS) Assistant Professor of competition law and policy, Prof. Avirup Bose, has been selected by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the New York University (NYU) to present his research at the prestigious ‘2016 Next Generation of Antitrust Scholars Conference’, scheduled to be held at the NYU School of Law on January 22, 2016

New Analyses Further Add to the Efficacy and Safety Profile of OFEV® (nintedanib) in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)
Business Wire IndiaBoehringer Ingelheim today announced the presentation of new analyses of OFEV® for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) at the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s PFF Summit 2015 in Washington, D.C

The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization Breaks Ground in Chile
Business Wire IndiaLeading scientists, senior officials, and supporters from an international consortium of universities and research institutions are gathering on a remote mountaintop high in the Chilean Andes to celebrate groundbreaking for the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT)

Eric Lefkofsky - and Wife Liz Support Funding of Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's New Research Hospital
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 03, 2015) - Groupon Chairman and Co-founder Eric Lefkofsky and his wife Liz have donated $1 million to the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's new Ability Institute of RIC, an advanced state-of-the-art research facility. It is designed to bridge the gap between how physical medicine and rehabilitation are performed today and in the future

San Diego Eye Doctors on Presbyopia, Near-Vision Loss, and Treatment Options
Presbyopia is a common eye condition that affects most people between the ages of 40 and 50. Dr. David J. Schanzlin, a San Diego ophthalmologist at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute, says presbyopia is characterized by a progressive inability to focus on objects at close range. He notes that it can happen to anyone, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or genetics

JLL Names Mary Bilbrey Americas Chief Human Resources Officer
Mary Bilbrey, a human resources leader with 30 years of U.S. and global experience, will join JLL (NYSE: JLL) as Chief Human Resources Officer for the Americas region, effective February 2016

Trident Brands Appoints Dr. Julian E. Bailes Special Advisor to Brain Armor
Trident Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: TDNT), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Julian E. Bailes as a Special Advisor to Brain Armor®.

Eric Lefkofsky -- Joins the Board of Belly, the Leading Digital Loyalty & Marketing Platform for Small Businesses
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 10, 2015) - Eric Lefkofsky, Chairman and Co-founder of Groupon, has joined the Board of Directors of Belly. Founded in 2011, Belly is the largest digital loyalty network in the United States with over 12,000 locations and 60 million members

Pivot Pharmaceuticals Strengthens Scientific Advisory Board
Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: PVOTF) ("Pivot" or the "Company"), an emerging biotechnology company engaged in the development of therapeutics to address unmet medical needs in women's health including oncology and urology, is pleased to announce the appointments of Steven Grossman, M.D., Ph.D., and Grannum Sant, M.D., F.R.C.S., F.A.C.S., to the Company's Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon Dispels Myth That Mommy Makeover Linked to Reproductive Restrictions
Mommy Makeover is a cosmetic procedure that typically combines breast augmentation with or without breast lift and tummy tuck surgery, and may also include additional aesthetic enhancements. Dr. Christine Petti, a Los Angeles plastic surgeon, reveals that many patients are under the impression these operations could have an effect on reproductive processes such as breastfeeding and fertility

Halbert Hargrove Relationship Managers Receive Professional Designations Through Firm's Continuing Education Program
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Eric Lefkofsky and Wife Liz Fund 2016 Surgical Mission to Antigua, Guatemala
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - Eric Lefkofsky, Chairman and Co-founder of Groupon, and his wife Liz are funding a surgical mission for Medical Missions For Children. In 2016, through the generosity of the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, a team of volunteers led by Dr

Eric Lefkofsky -- Returns to Role of Managing Partner at Lightbank
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 27, 2015) - Groupon Chairman and Co-founder Eric Lefkofsky has returned to his position of Managing Partner at Lightbank, a Chicago-based venture capital firm that he launched in 2010 with Lightbank Managing Partner and Co-founder Brad Keywell. While serving as Groupon's CEO in 2014 and 2015, Lefkofsky held the title of Special Advisor to Lightbank.

Jim Stanley Promoted to Chief Operating Officer at CDI
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - November 24, 2015) - Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) announces the promotion of veteran CDI executive Jim Stanley to chief operating officer. In his new role, Stanley will lead all operational functions for the company's fixed site and mobile divisions.

Eric Lefkofsky -- Joins DRIVIN Board of Directors
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 17, 2015) - DRIVIN is pleased to announce Eric Lefkofsky, Groupon Chairman and Co-founder, has joined its Board of Directors, effective immediately. DRIVIN is a start-up revolutionizing the used-car industry by bringing data and technology together to help dealers source and acquire the right cars for their lots.

Eric Lefkofsky - Joins the Board of Sprout Social, a Leading Social Management Platform for Business
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 10, 2015) - Eric Lefkofsky, Chairman and Co-founder of Groupon, has joined the Board of Directors of Sprout Social. Founded in 2010, Sprout offers social media management and social advocacy tools to help brands more effectively communicate with their audience.

Study Finds Veteran Talent Underutilized in the Workplace
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 10, 2015) - Companies are using up to 30 percent of recruiting budgets to source and hire veterans[1] yet a new study finds that veterans are stalling out once they enter the U.S. workforce. Sixty-four percent of veterans say they are not using three or more of their skills that could be relevant in the corporate context

Salar Ahmed Khan Is Presented the Award of Distinction by the International Assoc. of Who's Who
Dr. Salar Ahmed Khan has been a Research Compliance Officer with the Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center (JBVAMC) in Chicago, Illinois since 2009, although he has been with the organization since October 2000, in the Research and Development Department.

ITA Crowns Best Coders in the Midwest at the 2015 Tech Challenge
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 09, 2015) - The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) held its sixth annual ITA Tech Challenge programming skills competition on Friday, November 6.

20 Medical Schools Join With AMA to Expand Work to Create the Medical School of the Future
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 04, 2015) -

San Diego Ophthalmologist Reveals Why PRK May Be Recommended Over LASIK
Although LASIK surgery remains one of the most popular forms of laser vision correction, not every patient is an ideal candidate for the procedure. Fortunately, for patients who are not eligible for LASIK but still wish to rid themselves of the inconvenience of glasses and contact lenses, the San Diego eye doctors at Gordon-Weiss-Schanzlin Vision Institute offer an alternative. According to Dr

Chicago Plastic Surgeons Highlight Three Techniques Used for Breast Lift Surgery
Mastopexy -- commonly referred to as breast lift surgery -- is intended to rejuvenate the appearance of br**ts that have lost volume and begun to sag as a result of pregnancy, weight fluctuations, gravity, and a variety of other factors

NeighborWorks America Announces That the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program Has Served More Than 1.8 Million Homeowners
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - December 08, 2014) - More than 1.8 million homeowners have received foreclosure prevention counseling by local nonprofits, national intermediaries and state housing finance agencies participating in the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program administered by NeighborWorks America, one of the nation's largest community development corporations.

MOON Continues to Promote Innovation and Collaboration at Successful Second Annual Summit
MOON's second annual Summit was held November 9th through November 12th at the Public Hotel and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in Chicago, IL. Differentiating itself from other conferences in the veterinary industry, the MOON Summit focuses exclusively on C-level business education using an interactive, collaborative format characteristic of MOON.

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon Performs Breast Revision Surgery to Correct Multitude of Concerns
Many people assume breast revision surgery only occurs as a result of breast implant rupture or a "botched" operation, explains Dr. Christine Petti, a plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. However, she says the most common reason women choose to undergo a second breast procedure is due to the desire for a different size or type of implant

ThousandEyes Expands Executive Leadership Team With Appointment of Mike Staiger as Chief Financial Officer
ThousandEyes, the company redefining network performance management for today's dynamic and complex networks, announced today that Mike Staiger has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Staiger brings more than 20 years of financial leadership experience in venture-backed private and public technology companies

Chicago ENT Announces Adult and Pediatric ENT and Sleep Medicine Practice Launching in Skokie January 2015
Chicago ENT, the renowned ear, nose, throat, and allergy practice serving the Chicago area is pleased to announce its expansion to the village of Skokie. Chicago ENT is led by Medical Director, Dr

Laurie L. Patton to Become Middlebury's 17th President
MIDDLEBURY, VT--(Marketwired - November 18, 2014) - The Middlebury Board of Trustees today named Laurie L. Patton, dean of Duke University's Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and the Robert F. Durden Professor of Religion, as Middlebury's next president. Patton will take office on July 1, 2015, succeeding Ronald D. Liebowitz, who has served as president since July 2004.

James Tyree Foundation Awards 2014 Grants to Eleven Chicago Non-Profit Organizations Making a Difference Through Innovation in Education and Health Care
The James Tyree Foundation today announced it has awarded $500,000 in grants to eleven non-profit organizations that serve Chicago-area youth.

CORRECTION - Illinois Technology Association (ITA)
In the news release, "Top Student Programmers Named in 2014 ITA Tech Challenge," issued Monday, November 10, 2014, by the Illinois Technology Association, we are advised by the company that the last name of the first place winner should read "Matthews" rather than "Williams" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.

Los Angeles Military Couple Discuss Their Transformation Experience With Plastic Surgery
Dr. Christine Petti, a plastic surgeon in Torrance, believes cosmetic enhancement has the ability to transform both the body and the mind. Not only can plastic surgery procedures provide a more youthful appearance, she says they may also offer an increase in self-esteem for the many individuals who have struggled with unwanted conditions

Top Student Programmers Named in 2014 ITA Tech Challenge
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) held its fifth annual ITA Tech Challenge programming skills competition on Friday, November 7.

George Chapman Joins OnShift's Board of Directors
OnShift, the leader in web-based staff scheduling and labor management software for long-term care and senior living, today announced that George Chapman, retired Chairman, CEO and President of Health Care REIT, Inc., (HCN) has been named to OnShift's board of directors.

10 Years of Data Reveals Excellent, Sustained Local Control With Minimal Side Effects for Medically Inoperable, Early Stage Lung Cancer Patients

Post-Operative Radiation Therapy Improves Overall Survival for Patients With Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Medicare Costs Analysis Indicates Need for Decreasing Use of Biopsies as Diagnosis Tool for Lung Cancer
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 30, 2014) - Biopsies were found to be the most costly tool prescribed in lung cancer diagnosis, according to research presented today at the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology

Molecular Tumor Markers Could Reveal New Therapeutic Targets for Lung Cancer Treatment
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 30, 2014) - Analysis of 607 small cell lung cancer (SCLC) lung tumors and neuroendocrine tumors (NET) identified common molecular markers among both groups that could reveal new therapeutic targets for patients with similar types of lung cancer, according to research presented today at the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology

Patients at High-Risk for Lung Cancer Are More Likely to Receive Screening When Primary Care Provider Is Familiar With Guideline Recommendations
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 30, 2014) - Patients at high-risk for developing lung cancer are more likely to receive low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening when their primary care provider is familiar with guideline recommendations for LDCT screening for lung cancer, according to research presented today at the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology

Lung Cancer Patients With Minimally Invasive Adenocarcinoma Have Comparable 97.7 Percent 5-Year Survival Rate as Patients With Adenocarcinoma In-Situ
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 30, 2014) - Lung cancer patients with minimally invasive adenocarcinoma (MIA) have similar, positive five-year disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS) rates as patients with adenocarcinoma in-situ (AIS), according to research presented today at the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology

Award-Winning Architecture and Interior Design Firm, David Woodhouse Architects LLC, Announces Name Change to Woodhouse Tinucci Architects
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 20, 2014) - David Woodhouse, FAIA, and Andy Tinucci, AIA, announce their professional partnership with a firm name change. David Woodhouse Architects LLC (DWA) will now be known as Woodhouse Tinucci Architects (

Richmond Fed Magazine Econ Focus Reports on Economic Research About the College Decision
College is becoming scarier, financially speaking: The cost of college has been growing more than twice as fast as inflation. Delinquency rates on student loans have jumped, a sign of struggle for some grads. But at the same time, the extra earnings that come with a college degree have been growing too

IFG's Wholesale Insurance Group Announces New Chief Marketing Officer, Janice R. Co
International Financial Group ("IFG") has announced that Janice R. Co has joined its Wholesale Insurance Group, IFGW(SM), as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. She is a member of the Executive Leadership Team, responsible for developing and driving marketing strategies, marketing research and analytics, branding and external communications.

Blue Ridge Partners Expands Leadership Team, Strengthens Focus on Financial and Technology Services
Blue Ridge Partners, a consulting firm exclusively focused on helping companies accelerate profitable revenue growth, today announced that Robert Kacergis and Carter Hinckley, both seasoned business leaders with extensive experience in financial and technology services, have joined the firm as Managing Directors.

San Jose Plastic Surgeons Say Rise in Breast Augmentation Related to Rate of Satisfactory Results
Dr. Jerome H. Liu and Dr. Tom S. Liu view the consistent increase in popularity of breast augmentation as evidence of continued patient satisfaction with the results of the procedure. At their San Jose plastic surgery practice, Drs

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon Develops Facelift Alternative for Faster Results
As the holidays approach, plastic surgeon Dr. Christine Petti says many individuals seek to improve their appearance with a facelift or other cosmetic procedures. Unfortunately, she explains that a traditional facelift requires a bit of downtime and recovery before final results can be seen

Severstal North America Appoints Director of Government Relations
DEARBORN, MI--(Marketwired - December 16, 2013) - Effective immediately, Severstal North America, a leading steel producer in the United States and a subsidiary of Severstal, a global steel and mining company, has named Mr. William S. Noakes, Jr., its Director, Government Relations, based in Dearborn, Mich.

GreenButton(TM) Launches WarpDrive for Cloud Data Transfers
GreenButton™, the leading provider of compute intensive and integrated on-demand cloud solutions, today announced the GreenButton WarpDrive, a solution providing accelerated and secure transfers of large datasets to the cloud

Centro Adds Advertising Industry Veteran Bob Bernstein as Regional Sales Director
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 09, 2013) - Centro (, a provider of digital media software and services, today announced the addition of Bob Bernstein as Regional Sales Director

Waller Adds 22 New Associates
Waller, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm, has added 22 new associates since June 2013. The latest additions to the firm's roster of approximately 200 attorneys are 2013 law school graduates who are now officially licensed to practice.

Media Alert: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Santa Visits Children's Hospitals Across the Americas via Cisco Video Technology
As we enter the month of December, Santa Claus is putting the final touches on his list and checking it twice. For the seventh year, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is teaming up with hospitals across the Americas to provide children who are hospitalized during the holidays the opportunity to show Santa what good little boys and girls they've been (and let him know what tops their wish list)

Dr. Sherri Killins, Dr. Dana Suskind Keynote Speakers at 2014 Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference
Dr. Sherri Killins, Ed.D, former Commissioner of Early Education and Care for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Dr. Dana Suskind, M.D., founder of the Thirty Million Words Initiative, will be the keynote speakers for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference (RMECC) at the Colorado Convention Center. Dr

NorthShore University HealthSystem Partners With Mayo Clinic to Study Genomics of Antiplatelet Heart Medication
EVANSTON, IL--(Marketwired - November 19, 2013) - Which antiplatelet medication is best after a coronary stent? The costly and potential life-or-death question lingers after most of the 600,000 angioplasties performed every year in the United States. The answer may lie in your genes, but professional cardiovascular societies and many working cardiologists question the U.S

International Conference in Chicago Examines Role of Research Universities in Addressing Urban Challenges

KBC Group: Board changes at KBC
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AlliedBarton Security Services Names New President and COO
AlliedBarton Security Services,, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces the promotion of Carol Johnson to President and COO. In her new role, Johnson will continue to report to Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton's Chairman and CEO.

University of North Carolina Crowned Champion of One of World's Largest Business Case Competitions at NUS Business School
The University of North Carolina's Master of Business Administration (MBA) students have beaten more than 650 teams to be champions of Cerebration 2013, one of the world's largest student-organised business case competitions

Media Advisory: Top Student Entrepreneurs Compete in GSEA's Global Finals Competition
WHAT: Ready to meet the next Steve Jobs? Mark Zuckerberg? Mrs. Fields? If you're prepared to be wowed by some of the world's most successful young entrepreneurs of today, then come to the Entrepreneurs' Organization's Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA)

NUS Business School to Host Finals of Cerebration 2013
Nine teams have beaten more than 650 others globally to clinch their semi-final spots in Cerebration 2013, one of the world's largest annual business case competitions.

Disaster Recovery -- Private Business Can Play a Role as Reported by Oliver McGee
Supporting the role of private business, Oliver McGee, former Clinton U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation (1999-2001), and supporting the role of government, Michael D. Brown, former Bush FEMA Director (2003-2005), debate the question: Can private business play a role in disaster recovery?

Biophotonic Solutions Inc. Technology Used in Photosynthesis Experiments at the University of Chicago
Biophotonic Solutions Inc. (BSI), the world leader in automated laser pulse compression, announces that its "MIIPS" laser pulse characterization and compression technology was used in a two-dimensional (2D) electronic spectroscopy setup for photosynthesis experiments by researchers at the University of Chicago (UChicago)

Echo Global Logistics Elects David Habiger to Its Board of Directors
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced that David Habiger was named to the Company's Board of Directors, effective December 28, 2012.

Austin Ventures Promotes Vernon Bryant and Scott Donaldson
Austin Ventures ("AV"), a venture capital firm investing in early stage and middle market companies predominantly in Texas, announced today the promotions of Vernon Bryant and Scott Donaldson to Partner. Bryant and Donaldson will continue to co-lead AV's Texas middle market investment efforts alongside AV Founders and General Partners, Joe Aragona and Ken DeAngelis.

Chicago Plastic Surgeons on Distinctions Between Breast Augmentation Implant Materials
Dr. Brian Braithwaite and Dr. Lorri Cobbins, both board-certified Chicago plastic surgeons, strive to educate prospective breast augmentation patients before surgery about their options for implant sizing and materials. One major decision these patients make is choosing between silicone and saline implants

Schawk, Inc. Appoints Jim Lucas Executive Vice President, Global Insights and Strategy
Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, announced that it has appointed Jim Lucas to the newly created position of executive vice president, global insights and strategy.

Top Illinois Tech Students Identified Through 2012 ITA Fall Challenge
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) proudly announces the winners of the 2012 Fall Challenge Presented by Backstop Solutions Group. The Final Challenge brought 55 students to Chicago, introducing them to Illinois technology companies to attract them to the growing Chicago tech industry.

Dr. Roberto Ruiz Joins ClearSign as Senior Vice President, Product Development
ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, announced today that Dr. Roberto Ruiz, a former senior executive at John Zink Company and OnQuest, Inc., has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Product Development.

Illinois' Top Technology Professionals Identified at Local Universities
The 2012 ITA Fall Challenge presented by Backstop Solutions Group has identified Illinois' top 50 technology university students. The responsibility lies on the local industry to keep them in Illinois.

Illinois Academy to Honor Three Chicago-Area Family Physicians
The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) will honor three outstanding physicians as part of the annual awards program. The IAFP Public Relations Task Force evaluated all the nominees and selected the recipients. Each of these members will be honored at the IAFP annual meeting November 9 at Eaglewood Resort in Itasca.

L'OREAL-UNESCO for Women in Science Names Professor Deborah Jin 2013 Laureate for North America
The L'Oréal Foundation and UNESCO announce the five exceptional women scientists from around the world who have been selected to be the 2013 L'ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women in Science Laureates

Digilant Hires Maggie Wells as Senior Vice President of Marketing
Digilant™, the leading consolidated buying platform, today announced Maggie Wells as its new senior vice president of marketing. A seasoned media executive with extensive experience in technology and marketing, Wells is tasked with leading Digilant's global positioning and differentiation in a crowded marketplace.

New Hospital Pavilion Is Named Center for Care and Discovery
The University of Chicago Medicine's new 1.2 million-square-foot hospital is getting a name that will underscore its commitment to innovative medical research and patient-centered care: the Center for Care and Discovery.

Sheppard Mullin Chicago Adds Litigation Partners
Bradley C. Graveline and Daniel G. Rosenberg have joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as partners in the firm's Chicago office. Graveline joins Sheppard Mullin's Intellectual Property practice group from Winston & Strawn, and Rosenberg joins the firm's Business Trial practice group from K&L Gates.

Mitratech Appoints Jason Parkman Chief Operating Officer
Mitratech, the leader in enterprise legal management solutions including matter management, e-billing and GRC management automation announced today the appointment of Jason Parkman as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately

Royal Bank America Announces Key Executive Promotions
The Board of Directors of Royal Bank America ("Royal"), the wholly-owned bank subsidiary of Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc. (NASDAQ: RBPAA), announced today the promotion of three individuals to key positions within the organization.

Vital Therapies, Inc. Announces First Closing of $76 Million Staged Financing to Fund Phase 3 Pivotal Clinical Trials of ELAD(R) in USA and EU
Vital Therapies, Inc., a development stage biotechnology company focused on human allogeneic cellular therapy for life-threatening acute liver failure, today announced the first closing of $16 million from a multi-stage commitment to invest $76 million in the company led by Vital Therapies' existing private investors.

SkyyGreens Aquaponics Now Chicago's First Licensed Indoor Farm
A year and two days after the City of Chicago amended zoning codes to allow local urban agriculture, the city of Chicago has moved to the forefront of urban center food production by licensing Chicago's first indoor (vertical) farm company, SkyyGreens Aquaponics.

New Directors Added to Ingen Technologies Board
Ingen Technologies, Inc

Nanotechnology Textbook Written by Nationally Recognized Industry Experts Now Available on Amazon
NanoProfessor®, the global leader in hands-on undergraduate nanotechnology education, announced today that its textbook, "Introduction to Nanoscale Science and Technology," is now available for purchase on®

Omnicare Appoints John L. Workman Chief Executive Officer
Appoints Nitin Sahney, Chief Operating Officer, to the additional role of President and Robert ""Rocky"" Kraft as Chief Financial OfficerCINCINNATI, September 13, 2012 - Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE: OCR) announced today that its Board of Directors has named John L. Workman Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He will also serve as a member of Omnicare's Board of Directors. Mr

Jefferies Expands Investment Banking and Capital Markets Platform in Asia
Jefferies Group today announced the expansion of its Asia Investment Banking business with five new senior appointments who will be based in Hong Kong, the firm’s Asian headquarters.

New theory claims fish became amphibians in wooded areas not deserts
In a new study, scientists have found the evidence that the transition between fish and amphibians occurred in the humid, wooded floodplains.

Enable IPC Issues Update on National Science Foundation Project, New Board Member Dan Finch and S/Cap RFID Tag(R) Products
Enable IPC Corporation (PINKSHEETS: EIPC) today issued an update to shareholders and interested parties regarding its National Science Foundation Phase II Proposal for funding testing of its lithium-ion battery nanoparticulate technology, a new addition to the board of directors, Dan Finch, and updates on the S/Cap RFID Tag®.

CerMed International announces Blaine Rieke joins the Board of Directors
CerMed International /CerMed International announces Blaine Rieke joins the Board of Directors. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Johnstech International Hires Semiconductor Industry Veterans to Lead the Company to the Next Level
Today Johnstech International Corporation announced the addition of four new executives to its leadership team. Joining Johnstech in August 2011, Keith Nootbaar is chief operating officer for the company, reporting to David Johnson, president, CEO, and founder of Johnstech. In addition to Mr

Seeing brands as people can influence our social behaviours
A new study led by an Indian origin researcher has found that thinking about brands as people can make one either take on the brand's characteristics or display the opposite characteristics, depending on how they feel about the brand.

Power2Switch Raises $1.3 Million From Chicago Investors
Power2Switch (, the Chicago startup that brings awareness of energy deregulation and enables residents and businesses to reduce energy costs by switching electricity providers, has raised $1.3 million dollars in capital. Power2Switch will use the financing to hire additional employees, accelerate sales and marketing, and expand the business into other deregulated states.

Self deprecating Obama wants another five years to get US economy back on track
With just a year standing between him and a reelection vote, President Barack Obama is no longer floating the one-term possibility, but instead, talks about needing a second term to fulfill all of his 2008 campaign promises.

Richmond Fed Publication Looks at What Policymakers Can -- and Cannot -- Do to Create Jobs
With unemployment above 9 percent for more than two years, policymakers are grappling with how to create jobs. But many proposals, such as more fiscal stimulus, temporary tax breaks, and subsidies for private hiring, may not have the punch that their supporters hope. The cover story in the latest issue of Region Focus magazine looks at these and other job-creation concepts.

WIN Consortium Announces the Scientific Program of WIN 2012 Symposium Where Leaders from Academia, Industry and Regulatory Agencies Will Debate Ways to Improve Efficacy of Cancer Therapeutics in Individual Patients
The 4th WIN Symposium in Personalized Cancer Medicine, to be held in Paris, France, June 28-29, 2012 (WIN 2012), will be again this year the unique forum featuring high-ranking speakers from academia, industry and regulatory agencies worldwide

Social work exchange programme commences between India and US
Washington, Dec 11 : Social work students from India and the University of Chicago are participating in the new international exchange programme, to learn about each other's cultures and how organizations in both the countries confront poverty and economic disadvantages.

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