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Zhaoke Ophthalmology Completed Patient Enrollments for the Phase III Clinical Trials of the Myopia Progression Treatment Drug NVK002

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 2:16am

The primary objective of the China CHAMP and Mini-CHAMP trials is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of NVK002 for the treatment of myopia progression in children and adolescents.

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  • The primary objective of the China CHAMP and Mini-CHAMP trials is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of NVK002 for the treatment of myopia progression in children and adolescents.
  • These early completions of patient recruitment across both trials, gives the company a strong headstart in moving towards its goal to lead the market in launching a myopia progression treatment drug.
  • Following this, a New Drug Application ("NDA") submission to the US Food and Drug Administration (the "FDA") is expected in 2023.
  • Dr. Li Xiaoyi (Benjamin), Chairman of the Board of Directors, Executive Director and CEO of Zhaoke Ophthalmology, said, "The early completion of the patient recruitment of NVK002's Phase III clinical trials marks another huge and exciting milestone for Zhaoke Ophthalmology.

AURA Devices Sponsors Two Track & Field Athletes at World Athletic Championship Oregon22

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 6:12pm

BOSTON, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Technology is transforming the sports industry. For athletes, many are increasing their potential by using wearable solutions to help them train and compete. AURA Devices, makers of wearable devices to monitor health, wellness, and activity, are proud to announce that track and field athletes Rai Benjamin and Aleia Hobbs, who were competing in the World Athletics Championships Oregon22, use the new AURA Strap 2 as part of their training.

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  • AURA Devices, makers of wearable devices to monitor health, wellness, and activity, are proud to announce that track and field athletes Rai Benjamin and Aleia Hobbs, who were competing in the World Athletics Championships Oregon22, use the new AURA Strap 2 as part of their training.
  • Being able to track my workout performance and muscle and fat composition with AURA Strap 2 is paramount to increasing my performance."
  • Held for the first time in the United States, the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 features over 1,900 athletes from 192 national federations, including 37 defending world champions.
  • The company is pushing the boundaries to change the healthcare and fitness world, combining technology with human effort.

St. Thomas University Congratulates Tamara Lawson, New Dean of University of Washington School of Law

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Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 10:28pm

Lawson completed eighteen years at the St. Thomas University College of Law, including the past four years as Dean.

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  • Lawson completed eighteen years at the St. Thomas University College of Law, including the past four years as Dean.
  • "St. Thomas University and the STU College of Law thank Dean Lawson for her dedication and years of service," said STU's President Armstrong.
  • He will be assisted by Associate Dean Professor Todd Clark, last year's STU Law Faculty of the Year.
  • Dean Makdisi and Associate Dean Clark will assist the STU Board of Trustees and President Armstrong in a national search for a new Dean of the STU College of Law.

Blank Rome Welcomes Corporate Partner in Los Angeles

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 4:45pm

Los Angeles, CA, June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that David E. Parsly has joined the firms Corporate, M&A, and Securities practice group as a partner in the Los Angeles office.

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  • Los Angeles, CA, June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that David E. Parsly has joined the firms Corporate, M&A, and Securities practice group as a partner in the Los Angeles office.
  • David advises clients on a full range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, emerging growth and venture capital financings, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and corporate governance.
  • David is the latest addition to Blank Romes growing Los Angeles team, which welcomed real estate partner Saul Breskal and of counsel Jamie Garelick earlier this year.
  • We are thrilled to welcome David to our national corporate team and Los Angeles office, said Grant S. Palmer , Blank Romes Managing Partner and CEO.

SUSAN G. KOMEN® INVESTS $21.7 MILLION IN RESEARCH FOCUSED ON IMPROVING OUTCOMES FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 2:00pm

With this investment, Komen is now supporting more than 152 active research projects representing more than $115 million in funding.

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  • With this investment, Komen is now supporting more than 152 active research projects representing more than $115 million in funding.
  • "With this investment, we're supporting some of the top breast cancer researchers who share our mission and giving everyone impacted by breast cancer hope, as we move closer to the cures for breast cancers."
  • Of the total $21.7 million awarded today:
    79 percent supports research focused on the most aggressive breast cancers, metastasis and recurrence;
    33 percent supports clinical trials;
    20 percent supports research focused on eliminating breast cancer disparities;
    "We still have much to learn about aggressive breast cancers and breast cancers that recur and metastasize.
  • Susan G. Komenis the world's leading nonprofit breast cancer organization, working to save lives and end breast cancer forever.

Vision Lithium Announces Participation in THE Mining Investment Event of the North, Canada's First Tier I Mining Conference

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Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 12:00pm

Management from Vision Lithium will also be holding one-on-one investor meetings throughout the three-day conference.

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  • Management from Vision Lithium will also be holding one-on-one investor meetings throughout the three-day conference.
  • THE Event, Canada's First Tier I Mining Investment event, is committed to bringing a global audience to Qubec to showcase the best of Canadian mining.
  • Vision Lithium Inc. is a junior exploration company focused on exploring and developing high quality mineral assets including lithium and copper in Canada.
  • THE Event Series Conferences creates and develops unique, invitation only, premier investment conferences focused on providing participants and investors the best in investor conference experiences.

Visus Therapeutics, Inc., and Zhaoke Ophthalmology Limited Announce Exclusive Licensing Agreement to Commercialize BRIMOCHOL™ PF and Carbachol PF in Greater China, South Korea and Select Southeast Asian Markets for the Treatment of Presbyopia

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 10:00am

BRIMOCHOL PF and Carbachol PF are investigational, preservative-free therapeutics designed to be long-acting, once-daily eye drops to correct for the loss of near vision associated with presbyopia.

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  • BRIMOCHOL PF and Carbachol PF are investigational, preservative-free therapeutics designed to be long-acting, once-daily eye drops to correct for the loss of near vision associated with presbyopia.
  • Additionally, Visus will earn tiered royalties on future sales of these products in the contracted territories.
  • Zhaoke Ophthalmology is excited to join Visus in potentially launching the first once-daily presbyopia-correcting eye drop in Greater China, South Korea and select Southeast Asian markets.
  • BRIMOCHOL PF and Carbachol PF are pupil-modulating eye drops designed to be once-daily, preservative-free therapeutics to correct for the loss of near vision associated with presbyopia.

NCPDP Announces Highlights from its 2022 Annual Conference, "BE BOLD. Break Barriers."

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Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 12:15am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NCPDP announced today highlights from its 2022 Annual Technology & Business Conference, "Be BOLD. Break Barriers." The Annual Conference opened with 20th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Jerome Adams' keynote address on a lifetime dedicated to breaking through healthcare, institutional and socioeconomic barriers. Justin Jones-Fosu, world-renowned speaker and author on meaningful work and diversity, inclusion and collaboration, inspired the audience with his keynote address, which included techniques on how to bring meaning to our work and lives, and a workshop on "The Inclusive Mindset." Lygeia Ricciardi, digital health and patient engagement pioneer, shared her perspective on how to empower consumers as partners in their health journey through digital information and tools. Closing featured speaker and conference favorite, Doug Long, returned to deliver his informative IQVIA™ Market Trends Report. Educational track sessions spanned important industry topics such as specialty pharmacy; precision medicine; 340B Drug Pricing Program; NCPDP's Real-Time Prescription Benefit Standard; social determinants of health (SDOH); leveraging big data; legal updates; ePrescribing pet medications, and more.

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  • Highlights Include Newly Elected Board Members, Announcement of Award Recipients, Keynoters and Featured Speakers Headlining the Conference, and State of the Association Report
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NCPDP announced today highlights from its 2022 Annual Technology & Business Conference , "Be BOLD.
  • Pooja Babbrah, MBA, PBM Practice Lead, Point-of-Care Partners, was appointed Chair of the NCPDP Board of Trustees.
  • Mara N. Mitchel, Vice President, Pharmacy Programs, Oscar Health, was appointed Vice Chair of the NCPDP Board of Trustees.
  • For more information about NCPDP Standards, Data Services, Products, Educational Programs and Work Group meetings, go online at http://www.ncpdp.org or call 480.477.1000.

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation Adds Four New York City Hotels

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Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 2:00pm

NEWTON, Mass., April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (Sonesta), one of the fastest-growing hotel companies in the U.S., today announced an investment in four boutique and lifestyle hotels in New York City. The hotels are all located in Midtown and were formerly known as The Benjamin, The Shelburne Hotel & Suites, the Gardens Suites Hotel and the Fifty Hotel & Suites. Each hotel will be rebranded under Sonesta's portfolio of dynamic brands and operate as The Benjamin Royal Sonesta New York, The Shelburne Sonesta New York, The Gardens Sonesta ES Suites New York and The Fifty Sonesta Select New York. The hotels were previously owned by Denihan Hospitality Group, which will continue to own a minority interest in the hotels.

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  • Sonesta Adds 918 Guest Rooms, Including 524 Suites, Across Four Sonesta Brands
    NEWTON, Mass., April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (Sonesta), one of the fastest-growing hotel companies in the U.S., today announced an investment in four boutique and lifestyle hotels in New York City.
  • Each hotel will be rebranded under Sonesta's portfolio of dynamic brands and operate as The Benjamin Royal Sonesta New York , The Shelburne Sonesta New York , The Gardens Sonesta ES Suites New York and The Fifty Sonesta Select New York .
  • The four hotels comprising Sonesta's New York City hotel portfolio are:
    The Benjamin Royal Sonesta New York represents Sonesta's first distinctive full-service property in Manhattan.
  • You will find nearly 300 hotels under one of Sonesta's seven brands Royal Sonesta ; Sonesta Hotels & Resorts ; Sonesta Select ; Sonesta ES Suites ; Sonesta Simply Suites ; Sonesta Posadas del Inca ; Sonesta Cruise Collection operating in the U.S., Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Peru, and St. Maarten.

Daniel Forman Joins Ropes & Gray in New York as a Partner in the Capital Markets Practice

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Monday, April 18, 2022 - 6:21pm

NEW YORK, April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global law firm Ropes & Gray today announced that Daniel Forman has joined the firm's 500-lawyer New York office as a partner in the capital markets practice.

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  • NEW YORK, April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global law firm Ropes & Gray today announced that Daniel Forman has joined the firm's 500-lawyer New York office as a partner in the capital markets practice.
  • Law360 named Ropes & Gray a 2021 "Capital Markets Practice Group of the Year."
  • "Daniel's deep client experience complements our capital markets practice, recognized as among the best in the world," said Julie Jones, chair.
  • "Daniel is a versatile capital markets partner with significant experience leading issuers and underwriters in a broad range of transactions across industry sectors," said Paul Tropp, co-head of the firm's capital markets practice.