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10 richest men double their fortunes in pandemic while incomes of 99 per cent of humanity fall

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 12:30am

Billionaires' wealth has risen more in the 22 months since COVID-19 began than it has in the last 14 years.

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  • Billionaires' wealth has risen more in the 22 months since COVID-19 began than it has in the last 14 years.
  • All this, while still leaving these men $10 billionbetter off than they were before the pandemic.
  • The world's response to the pandemic has unleashed this economic violence particularly acutely across racialized, marginalized and gendered lines.
  • The 252 richest men have more wealth than all one billion women and girls in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean combined.

Manhattanville College Announces Agreement with New York Institute of Finance

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 11:30pm

The New York Institute of Finance (NYIF), founded by the New York Stock Exchange in 1922, has a 100-year history of facilitating training for finance professionals and providing continuing education in the industry and at corporations worldwide.

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  • The New York Institute of Finance (NYIF), founded by the New York Stock Exchange in 1922, has a 100-year history of facilitating training for finance professionals and providing continuing education in the industry and at corporations worldwide.
  • It will firmly position Manhattanville College as a leader in global education in Westchester County."
  • Starting this fall, students can begin working toward degrees through the New York Institute of Finance at Manhattanville College with a focus on developing business management and educational management skills in a digital and global learning environment.
  • Manhattanville College already has an Economic Freedom Institute which offers programming that combines both popular and scholarly discussion of issues related to economics.

Largest Study to Date on COVID19 Pregnancy Outcomes Published in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 7:24pm

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2022 PRNewswire/ -- Newly published today in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology is the largest study performed thus far on the effect of the COVID19 virus in pregnancy.

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  • MESA, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2022 PRNewswire/ -- Newly published today in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology is the largest study performed thus far on the effect of the COVID19 virus in pregnancy.
  • "In the largest study to date, a strong connection between COVID19 infection in pregnancy and preterm birth is seen."
  • Marchand holds dual certifications from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in both general OBGYN and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery.
  • About The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology:AJOG Global Reports is one of two companion titles to the highly-respected American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Wilmington Trust Expands Wealth Management Team; New Advisors Extend Reach Across Delaware Region

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 7:00pm

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Wilmington Trust today announced it has expanded its Delaware Wealth Management team with the hiring of Senior Investment Advisor Albert (A.J.)

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  • WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Wilmington Trust today announced it has expanded its Delaware Wealth Management team with the hiring of Senior Investment Advisor Albert (A.J.)
  • and Claire to the team contributes significantly to the overall growth plan across our footprint," said Meg Rafalli, head of Family Wealth for Wilmington Trust.
  • He previously worked at Wilmington Trust from 20102016 before becoming a portfolio manager at Glenmede Trust in 2016.
  • (WTNA), Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc. (WTIA), Wilmington Funds Management Corporation (WFMC), and Wilmington Trust Investment Management, LLC (WTIM).

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Opens Applications for $1 Million in Scholarships and Grants

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 3:24pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --On Saturday, January 15, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) will begin accepting applications for more than $1 million in scholarships and grants available to individuals pursuing a secondary degree in the restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality industry.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --On Saturday, January 15, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) will begin accepting applications for more than $1 million in scholarships and grants available to individuals pursuing a secondary degree in the restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality industry.
  • NRAEF scholarships and grants seek to lighten the financial burden of secondary education and support future leaders in the industry.
  • In 2021, as students continued to face unprecedented pandemic and economic challenges, the NRAEF awarded $1.1 million in scholarships and individual grants to more than 300 students at more than 130 colleges and universities across 44 states and territories.
  • This year's NRAEF scholarships are funded by our generous partners, including:

Capital Health Licensed to Perform Elective Cardiac Catheterization

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 2:00pm

Capital Health now has two licensed cardiac catheterization labs at its Hopewell campus and expanded offerings in its Heart and Vascular Institute.

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  • Capital Health now has two licensed cardiac catheterization labs at its Hopewell campus and expanded offerings in its Heart and Vascular Institute.
  • "Thanks to the 2021 law that expanded access to elective angioplasty and related interventions, our ability to provide these lifesaving measures makes Capital Health a more comprehensive option for cardiac care than ever before," said Al Maghazehe, President and CEO of Capital Health.
  • "With Capital Health now performing elective angioplasty, patients receive lifesaving care closer to home," said Dr. Joshua Eisenberg, director of Capital Health's Heart & Vascular Institute and Chief Medical Officer of Capital Health Medical Group.
  • Deborah Heart and Lung Center is a specialty heart, lung and vascular hospital, licensed to perform all cardiac procedures, including cardiac surgery.

Covalon Announces Appointment of Interim CFO

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 1:00pm

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV) (OTCQX: CVALF), an advanced medical technologies company, today announced that it has appointed Jason F. Gorel as its interim Chief Financial Officer.

Key Points: 
  • MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV) (OTCQX: CVALF), an advanced medical technologies company, today announced that it has appointed Jason F. Gorel as its interim Chief Financial Officer.
  • Mr. Gorel has been appointed interim Chief Financial Officer while the Company undertakes a search for a new Chief Financial Officer to assist Covalon with its next phase of growth.
  • "Jason brings financial leadership skills, operational experience, and knowledge of asset management and information systems to Covalon," said Brian Pedlar, Chief Executive Officer of Covalon.
  • Mr. Gorel has more than 20 years of senior financial leadership experience in both the private and public sectors.

­­Impact NRS LLC Creates RumenEra Inc to Develop and Commercialize High-Impact Rumen Microbiome Applications in a Joint Collaboration with National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev and the Agricultural Research Organization.

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 1:00pm

On the other hand, milk is a major source of protein and other nutrients, which are critical for both the young and elderly worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • On the other hand, milk is a major source of protein and other nutrients, which are critical for both the young and elderly worldwide.
  • To confront these challenges, RumenEra uses microbiome-guided strategies to meet its objectives of balancing nutritional security with environmental burden, while maintaining high economic value.
  • Through its operating subsidiaries, Impact NRS is at the forefront of the life and earth sciences, including oncology diagnostics, data science, gene-editing, microbiome, and agri-tech.
  • Impact NRS LLC is headquartered inNew York City, with innovation labs and offices inIsrael, New York, New Jersey, Canada, and Japan.

Vaccitech to Host Virtual KOL Event on VTP-300, a Potential Functional Cure for Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) Infection, and the Broader CHB Therapeutics Landscape

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 9:34pm

The event will be webcast live on January 25th at 8:30 a.m. EST.

Key Points: 
  • The event will be webcast live on January 25th at 8:30 a.m. EST.
  • Dr. Kaushik Agarwal, consultant hepatologist and transplant physician at the Institute of Liver Studies at Kings College Hospital, Viral Hepatitis Service lead, and Director of the NIHR South London Clinical Research Network.
  • Vaccitech is entitled to receive a share of the milestones and royalty income received by OUI from AstraZeneca.
  • The Company cautions you not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made.

Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research Receives $16.8 M Investment from the National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 8:44pm

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) announces a newly funded five-year cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) headed by the Co-Directors of IBBR, Dr. David J. Weber (PI) and Dr. John Marino (NIST).

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  • ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) announces a newly funded five-year cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) headed by the Co-Directors of IBBR, Dr. David J. Weber (PI) and Dr. John Marino (NIST).
  • IBBR is a joint research enterprise of the University of Maryland, College Park, the University of Maryland, Baltimore and NIST.
  • "UMB has invested heavily in operational support and high-end instruments for IBBR in support of the NIST relationship.
  • IBBR is a joint research enterprise of the University of Maryland, College Park, the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).