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WAKEFIELD, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/14 -- The tranSMART Foundation, a non-profit organization providing a global, open-source knowledge management platform for scientists to share pre-competitive translational research data, announced today that the Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation and the Center of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School were awarded a nearly $1 million contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to undertake an exciting research endeavor that will leverage the tranSMART platform. The team will collect and integrate previously-siloed medical and research data to advance knowledge and expedite research inquiries for families affected by Phelan-McDermid Syndrome (PMS), a very rare genetic condition with a moderate to severe impact on brain development and strong association with autism spectrum disorders. T... (more)

Virtustream Delivers xStream 2.0, Cloud Software to Run Private, Public and Hybrid Enterprise-Class Clouds

Virtustream, Inc., the leading enterprise cloud solutions provider, today announced xStream 2.0, a highly secure, high performance enterprise-class cloud solution for private, virtual private, public and hybrid clouds. xStream 2.0 is available as software, as a stand-alone appliance and as a managed service – enabling customers to choose the best solution to meet their needs. xStream uniquely lets customers manage hybrid clouds allowing them to select a tailored mix of on-site private cloud, combined with off-site public and virtual private clouds. “As enterprises move toward migrating production workloads to the cloud, the technology platform used must be designed with application performance and flexibility in mind if IT transformation is to be sustainable,” said Agatha Poon, research manager, global cloud computing for 451 Research. “Cloud offerings, like xStrea... (more)

Cellceutix Novel Anti-Cancer Drug Kevetrin(TM) Receives IRB and SRC Approvals for Clinical Trials at Harvard's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

BEVERLY, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/26/12 -- Cellceutix Corporation (OTCBB: CTIX) (the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering small molecule drugs to treat unmet medical conditions, is pleased to follow-up on its press release from Friday, June 22, 2012 in which the Company announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has approved the Investigational New Drug (IND) application for Kevetrin™, Cellceutix's novel anti-cancer compound. The Phase 1 trials are to be conducted at Harvard Cancer Center's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and partner Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The Company received notification of clearance to proceed with the clinical trials from the FDA as well as notification of approval of the protocol from both the Institutional Review Board ("IRB") and the Scientific Review Committee ("SRC") throughout the da... (more)

Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics endorse President Obama's support for Human Brain Mapping research; nominating him for prestigious Pioneer in Healthcare Policy Award

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last Tuesday, in his State of the Union address, President Obama said, "If we want to make the best products, we also have to invest in the best ideas. Every dollar we invested to map the human genome returned $140 to our economy. Today, our scientists are mapping the human brain to unlock the answers to Alzheimer's; developing drugs to regenerate damaged organs; devising new material to make batteries ten times more powerful. Now is not the time to gut these job-creating investments in science and innovation. Now is the time to reach a level of research and development not seen since the height of the Space Race. We need to make those investments." The Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT), one of the world's most prestigious and fast growing global multidisciplinary biomedical associations, endorse... (more)

YarcData Announces Winners of $100,000 Graph Analytics Challenge

PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/04/13 -- YarcData LLC, a Cray (NASDAQ: CRAY) company dedicated to providing "Big Data" graph-analytic solutions to enterprises, today announced the winners of the YarcData Graph Analytics Challenge showcasing the increasing applicability and adoption of graph analytics in discovering unknown relationships in Big Data. Submissions included an innovative range of applications across a broad variety of sectors including crime prediction, social science, life science and sports performance. Dr. Brady Bernard, Andrea Eakin, and Dr. Ilya Shmulevich, of The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), were awarded first prize and will split $70,000 for their winning entry researching more than 25 different types of cancers and thousands of patients to gain insight into the biological networks that are disrupted or altered within a given cance... (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)

Dr. Joseph Carrillo, MD, FAAP is recognized among Castle Connolly's Top Doctors® for Napa, CA region in 2013

NAPA, Calif., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Napa's Pediatrics specialist Dr. Joseph Carrillo, MD, FAAP for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130508/DC10260 ) Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. publishes its list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors® at www.castleconnolly.com, as well as in a wide variety of printed directories, partner publications and on partner/affiliate websites including US News and World Report's annually updated list of "Top Doctors." All told, fewer than 35,000 physicians - less than 5% of the nation's licensed physicians - have been selected as Castle Connolly Top Doctors in their regions for their specialties. Castle Connolly Top Doctors® are selected by Castle Conno... (more)

Ernst & Young Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Award® Recipients for Southeast Region

ATLANTA, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP announced at a black tie gala on June 6 the award recipients of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Award for the Southeast, which includes Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The prestigious award program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The award recipients in their respective categories are: Technology John Marshall, CEO and Founder, AirWatch, Atlanta GA AirWatch is the leader in mobile device management, mobile application and mobile content management solutions designed to simplify mobility. Mobile technology is complex, but managing it does not have to be, and Airwatch has developed software that enables the mana... (more)

HomeFinder.com and CENTURY 21® Team Up to Give Back to Easter Seals

CHICAGO, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HomeFinder.com, a leader in digital marketing solutions for real estate agents and online real estate, today announced that it is teaming up with the CENTURY 21 System to support Easter Seals. For every CENTURY 21 agent who enters the HomeFinder.com Agent Makeover Sweepstakes through August 16, 2013, HomeFinder.com will donate $1 to Easter Seals*, which provides services to help children and adults with disabilities and/or special needs, as well as support to their families. CENTURY 21 agents who enter the HomeFinder.com Agent Makeover Sweepstakes have the opportunity to win a two-night trip to Chicago to receive a business and style makeover, while contributing to Easter Seals. Easter Seals has been the CENTURY 21 System's sole philanthropic partner for more than three decades, surpassing $106 million in donations. "I'm prou... (more)

ICare4Autism's Partner Organization, Shema Kolainu- Hear Our Voices, Hosts 11th Annual Legislative Breakfast

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/11/13 -- ICare4Autism's partner organization, Shema Kolainu- Hear Our Voices, school and center for children with autism servicing all boroughs of New York held their 11th Annual Legislative Breakfast Tuesday, July 9, 2013. This year, the breakfast honored members of the City Council as well as State Legislature for their outstanding work in the autism community. The Friedlander Group coordinated the breakfast, with Masters of Ceremony Menachem Lubinsky and Kalman Yeger. ICare4Autism is dedicated to creating collaborations internationally to discover the etiology of autism. Shema Kolainu- Hear Our Voices is a school dedicated to servicing the children of New York City, across all boroughs, who are diagnosed with autism. Autism, as many are aware, is on the rise and awareness, advocacy, and support is crucial. The honorees of the b... (more)

Popular Science Magazine Announces the 13th Annual Brilliant Ten

Each year, Popular Science seeks out the brightest young scientists and engineers and names them the Brilliant Ten. Like the 110 honorees before them, the members of this year’s class are dramatically reshaping their fields and the future. Some are tackling pragmatic questions, like how to secure the Internet, while others are attacking more abstract ones, like determining the weather on distant exoplanets. The common thread among the winners is brilliance, of course, but also impact. If the Brilliant Ten are the faces of things to come, the world will be a safer, smarter, and brighter place. “Popular Science prides itself on revealing the innovations and ideas that are laying today’s groundwork for tomorrow’s breakthroughs, and the Brilliant Ten is one of the most exciting ways we do that. This collection of 10 brilliant young researchers is our chance to honor th... (more)