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Adverum Biotechnologies Presents Anatomical Improvements in Intraretinal and Subretinal Fluid After a Single IVT Injection of Ixo-vec (ADVM-022) in the OPTIC Study in Wet AMD

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Friday, September 30, 2022

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADVM), a clinical-stage company that aims to establish gene therapy as a new standard of care for highly prevalent ocular diseases, today announced new analyses from the OPTIC study treating wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) during the Late Breaking Developments portion of Retinal Subspecialty Day at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2022 Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. New data presented include the effects of ixoberogene soroparvovec (Ixo-vec, formerly referred to as ADVM-022) on control of IRF and SRF after a single, in-office, intravitreal (IVT) injection in subjects requiring frequent anti-VEGF injections for their wet AMD.

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  • Following a single IVT injection of a 2E11 dose of Ixo-vec in OPTIC (n=15), there was a 93% and 55% reduction in mean IRF and SRF volume, respectively, from baseline to Week 48.
  • Importantly, 60% of OPTIC participants receiving the 2E11 dose had dry IRF at Week 48, representing a 50% increase from baseline.
  • Wet AMD, also known as neovascular AMD or nAMD, is an advanced form of AMD, affecting approximately 10% of patients living with AMD.
  • AMD is expected to impact 288 million people worldwide by 2040, with wet AMD accounting for approximately 10% of those cases.

Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine: A Tribute to Bob Saget Raises More Than $1.2M for Scleroderma Research Foundation

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Some of the world's most talented performers generously donated their time to take to the stage to raise funds for the Scleroderma Research Foundation and to find a cure.

Key Points: 
  • Some of the world's most talented performers generously donated their time to take to the stage to raise funds for the Scleroderma Research Foundation and to find a cure.
  • Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine featured performances byHowie Mandel and Kevin Nealon, with Joel McHale leading the live auction.
  • As a longtime supporter and board member of Scleroderma Research Foundationthe country's first and leading nonprofit investor in medical research into sclerodermaBob Saget spearheaded Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine for 30 years.
  • The Scleroderma Research Foundation is focused on bringing the best minds in science together to find a cure for scleroderma.

Adverum Biotechnologies Announces Upcoming Data Presentation at AAO 2022

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Oral Presentation Title: ADVM-022 Intravitreal Gene Therapy for Neovascular AMD: OPTIC Phase 1 Study Update

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  • Oral Presentation Title: ADVM-022 Intravitreal Gene Therapy for Neovascular AMD: OPTIC Phase 1 Study Update
    Adverum intends to issue a press release concurrent with the presentation and to post the data presented on the Publications page in the Pipeline section of the companys website.
  • Wet AMD, also known as neovascular AMD or nAMD, is an advanced form of AMD, affecting approximately 10% of patients living with AMD.
  • The incidence of new cases of wet AMD is expected to grow significantly worldwide as populations age.
  • ADVM-022, ixoberogene soroparvovec (Ixo-vec), is Adverums clinical-stage gene therapy product candidate being developed for the treatment of wet AMD.

Digital Will Announces 2022 Tokyo Game Show Lineup

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

TOKYO, Sept. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Digital Will revealed their lineup of previews and announcements for the 2022 Tokyo Game Show including demos of two in-the-works titles: Robot Rejects, a multiplayer robot battle arena game, and System Restore, an FPS set inside an infected computer system, and the announcement of a Switch version of the retro hit Infinity Pinball.

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  • TOKYO, Sept. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Digital Will revealed their lineup of previews and announcements for the 2022 Tokyo Game Show including demos of two in-the-works titles: Robot Rejects, a multiplayer robot battle arena game, and System Restore, an FPS set inside an infected computer system, and the announcement of a Switch version of the retro hit Infinity Pinball.
  • Fans of robot combat sports will fry their circuits over Robot Rejects, a robot arena brawler planned for release on PC and Switch.
  • Released on mobile in early 2021, and coming to PC and Mac this Fall, Digital Will and Dadako announced that their hit arcade game will also be coming to Switch.
  • 5 procedurally-generated pinball tables with unique soundtracks, designs & bash toys
    To try out the games, stop by Digital Will's booth at Tokyo Game Show: Indie Game Area, booth 1-S16, and check out the links below for more information.

Global Specialty Fertilizers Market to Reach $16.45 Billion by 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Monday, August 8, 2022

The United States Specialty Fertilizers Market size was estimated at USD 7,875.24 million in 2021, USD 9,191.58 million in 2022, and is projected to grow at a CAGR 13.06% to reach USD 16,454.10 million by 2027.

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  • The United States Specialty Fertilizers Market size was estimated at USD 7,875.24 million in 2021, USD 9,191.58 million in 2022, and is projected to grow at a CAGR 13.06% to reach USD 16,454.10 million by 2027.
  • This research report categorizes the Specialty Fertilizers to forecast the revenues and analyze the trends in each of the following sub-markets:
    Based on Type, the market was studied across Controlled Release Fertilizers (CRF), Customized Fertilizers, Micronutrient Fertilizers, and Slow Release Fertilizers (SRF).
  • Based on Crop Type, the market was studied across Commercial Crops, Fruits and Vegetables, Grains and Cereals, and Pulses and Oilseeds.
  • The Market Share Analysis offers the analysis of vendors considering their contribution to the overall market.

Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine - A Tribute to Bob Saget Benefitting the Scleroderma Research Foundation

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF)—the country's first and leading nonprofit investor in medical research into scleroderma—announced today that Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine will return for a special tribute to Bob Saget, who spearheaded the signature event for 30 years, on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at the Beverly Wilshire. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, John Mayer, and Jeff Ross, Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine is co-chaired by John Mayer, Kelly Rizzo, Jeff Ross, and SRF Board Member, Susan Feniger. Honoring the laughter that Saget inspired, as well as his work as a relentless champion for those affected by scleroderma, some of the world's most talented comedians and musicians are generously donating their time and will perform on stage to raise funds for the Scleroderma Research Foundation and to find a cure. Tickets, starting at $500, are now available. For more information, visit www.srfcure.org/cchc.

Key Points: 
  • "Bob worked tirelessly to support the Scleroderma Research Foundation, in honor of his sister," says Kelly Rizzo.
  • "I'm honored to be stepping into Bob's John Varvatos Converse sneakers to host the next Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine," adds Jeff Ross.
  • Since 1987, the SRF has hosted Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine, featuring the biggest names in comedy, to raise critical funds for research and awareness.
  • The Scleroderma Research Foundation is focused on bringing the best minds in science together to find a cure for scleroderma.

Mammee Bay Joins The Leading Hotels of the World

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Monday, June 6, 2022

KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Sygnus, the leading alternative investment management company in the Caribbean, today announced that its Mammee Bay development, located in Jamaica, has been accepted as a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, the leader in independent, luxury hospitality for more than nine decades. This project is being undertaken by Sygnus Real Estate Finance Limited (SRF), a specialty real estate investment company managed by Sygnus. This is the first addition of Sygnus to the Leading Hotels, and signifies a start of the companies' relationship, with plans to partner and bring even more independent properties to the region.

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  • Sygnus and The Leading Hotels of the World align to champion independent, world-class resorts in coveted island destinations
    KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Sygnus, the leading alternative investment management company in the Caribbean, today announced that its Mammee Bay development, located in Jamaica, has been accepted as a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, the leader in independent, luxury hospitality for more than nine decades.
  • "We have long celebrated hoteliers who curate distinctive, independent hotels and remarkable experiences," commented Shannon Knapp, President & Chief Executive Officer, The Leading Hotels of the World.
  • Both companies are dedicated to developing independent, luxury hotels that embody the essence of their surrounding locales.
  • Mammee Bay marks Leading Hotels' re-entrance to Jamaica, and we are excited to introduce our travelers to this extraordinary property and future Sygnus Real Estate Finance (SRF) and Wischermann Partners, Inc. developments in the important Caribbean region."

DGAP-News: Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. : – GLOBAL SETTLEMENT UPDATE

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (Steinhoff and with its subsidiaries, the Group) and Steinhoff International Holdings Proprietary Limited (SIHPL), provide the following update from the Stichting Steinhoff Recovery Foundation (SRF) on the administration of claims filed by Market Purchase Claimants in relation to Steinhoffs settlement of litigation proceedings pursuant to SIHNVs Dutch law composition plan (Composition Plan), SIHPLs South African law s155 scheme proposal (S155 Proposal) and related contractual arrangements (together the Global Settlement).

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  • Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (Steinhoff and with its subsidiaries, the Group) and Steinhoff International Holdings Proprietary Limited (SIHPL), provide the following update from the Stichting Steinhoff Recovery Foundation (SRF) on the administration of claims filed by Market Purchase Claimants in relation to Steinhoffs settlement of litigation proceedings pursuant to SIHNVs Dutch law composition plan (Composition Plan), SIHPLs South African law s155 scheme proposal (S155 Proposal) and related contractual arrangements (together the Global Settlement).
  • As previously announced, the Settlement Effective Date (as referred to under the S155 Proposal and the Composition Plan) occurred on 15 February 2022.
  • The Bar Date (being the deadline until which Market Purchase Claimants were able to validly lodge claims against Steinhoff) accordingly elapsed at 23:59:59 SAST on Sunday 15 May 2022.
  • Steinhoff has a primary listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the JSE Limited.

Unitary Fund launches Metriq, a Platform for Community Driven Quantum Benchmarks

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Thursday, May 19, 2022

LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitary Fund, a 501(c)(3) non-profit helping create a quantum technology ecosystem that benefits the most people, has released Metriq, a platform for hosting and sharing community-driven Quantum Benchmarks.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Unitary Fund, a 501(c)(3) non-profit helping create a quantum technology ecosystem that benefits the most people, has released Metriq, a platform for hosting and sharing community-driven Quantum Benchmarks.
  • Metriq's mission is to make transparent, accessible benchmarks available to everyone in the quantum computing community.
  • Unitary Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to create a quantum technology ecosystem that benefits the people around the world.
  • Through our microgrant program, we fund an inclusive community of explorers across the world to work on quantum technologies.

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS AND CASINO ARIZONA & TALKING STICK RESORT ANNOUNCE EXCITING NEW PARTNERSHIP

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Friday, May 13, 2022

PHOENIX, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Diamondbacks and Casino Arizona, an enterprise owned and operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC), today announce a new partnership naming the popular casino and its sister property, Talking Stick Resort, as the Official Casino and Resort Partner for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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  • PHOENIX, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Diamondbacks and Casino Arizona, an enterprise owned and operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC), today announce a new partnership naming the popular casino and its sister property, Talking Stick Resort, as the Official Casino and Resort Partner for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • "I am thrilled to welcome Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort to our family," said D-backs President & CEO Derrick Hall.
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks will also open a one-of-a-kind VIP lounge behind the visiting dugout for Casino Arizona and their guests to enjoy during games.
  • We are excited for Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort to grow with a partner who shares our values."