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BAAR, Switzerland and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – atHeart Medical, a medical device company dedicated to establishing the new standard of care for closure of atrial septal defects (ASD), today announced the appointment of Andrew Cleeland to the company’s Board of Directors. With over thirty years of experience, including specific expertise bringing game-changing technologies to market, Mr....
SAN DIEGO – aTyr Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIFE), a biotherapeutics company engaged in the discovery and development of innovative medicines based on novel biological pathways, today announced the appointment of Andrea Wilson as a patient advisor to the company. Ms. Wilson, a sarcoidosis patient and advocate, co-founded the Foundation for...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Aura Biosciences, a clinical-stage oncology company developing a novel class of virus-like drug conjugate (VDC) therapies for multiple oncology indications, today announced the appointment of Sapna Srivastava, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors. “Sapna is a recognized leader in the biopharmaceutical industry with over two decades of...
Skelly’s Bar in Ballymahon is to play host to a special fundraising night in aid of the Friedeichs Ataxia Society of Ireland on Friday, June 13 next with a host of excellent local acts performing on the occasion. Friedeichs Ataxia is a rare genetic and progressive disorder of the central...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Muscular dystrophy is one of the most common genetic disorders. One in every 3,500 baby boys is diagnosed with the condition. The most devastating type — Duchenne muscular dystrophy — slowly robs kids of their muscles, and they rarely live past age 20. Researchers say they’ve made...
Ridgefield, Conn. – New York Yankees legend and Latin Grammy-nominee Bernie Williams has teamed up with award-winning actress, musician and TV producer Queen Latifah, music duo The Bacon Brothers, singer and composer Paul Shaffer, and other notable judges, to vote on lyrics submitted by the public for the Breathless® Ballad...
BOSTON – BBK Worldwide (BBK), the global leader in patient recruitment and engagement, announces that its RSG® Arrive travel program has achieved a major milestone with the completion of 20,000 trips. This program, which was launched in 2012 and continues to expand in response to marketplace needs, has made clinical trial participation...
Kim Morey knows everyone in town. It’s only natural — she’s lived in Bentonville all but her first year of life. Her friends tease that a lunch date doesn’t pass without Morey seeing a face she recognizes. But in those short, nice-to-see-you conversations, old friends probably can’t make out what’s...