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Lovelace Biomedical Presents a New Webinar on Rare Diseases and Gene Therapy Preclinical Research

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:19pm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Lovelace Biomedical, a contract research organization, who has a vast and storied, 70 plus year history and expertise in studying respiratory diseases and developing therapeutics at the preclinical stage, will present a webinar in gene therapies for diseases, and will use Cystic Fibrosis results as a case study.

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  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Lovelace Biomedical, a contract research organization, who has a vast and storied, 70 plus year history and expertise in studying respiratory diseases and developing therapeutics at the preclinical stage, will present a webinar in gene therapies for diseases, and will use Cystic Fibrosis results as a case study.
  • Dr. McDonald will present on the framework for the use of rare disease models and regulatory considerations for safety.
  • Lovelace Biomedical is a contract research organization that conducts research to advance pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in their complex drug development studies from the preclinical stage, and on to clinical trials.
  • For over 70 years, the organization has leveraged its multidisciplinary expertise in toxicology, gene therapy, neurological disorders, infectious disease, and medical countermeasures.

Discount Tire and TGen Partner with the American Diabetes Association

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:59pm

Discount Tire and TGen are proud to be partners and supporters of the American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure.

Key Points: 
  • Discount Tire and TGen are proud to be partners and supporters of the American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure.
  • "Organizations like the ADA support causes that Discount Tire believes in promoting as a way to give back and pay it forward," said Chris Henrichsen, risk litigation officer at Discount Tire.
  • The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is the nation's leading voluntary health organization fighting to bend the curve on the diabetes epidemic and help people living with diabetes thrive.
  • Join the fight with us on Facebook (American Diabetes Association), Spanish Facebook (Asociacin Americana de la Diabetes), Twitter (@AmDiabetesAssn), and Instagram (@AmDiabetesAssn).

The Worldwide Epilepsy Monitoring Devices Industry is Expected to Reach $615 Million by 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:39pm

The global epilepsy monitoring devices market is projected to reach USD 615 million by 2026 from USD 489 million in 2021, at a CAGR of 4.7% during the forecast period.

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  • The global epilepsy monitoring devices market is projected to reach USD 615 million by 2026 from USD 489 million in 2021, at a CAGR of 4.7% during the forecast period.
  • The conventional devices segment accounted for the largest share of the epilepsy monitoring devices market in 2020.
  • Based on products, the epilepsy monitoring devices market has been segmented into wearable devices and conventional devices.
  • North America accounted for the largest share of the epilepsy monitoring devices market in 2020.

Biospecimen Contract Research Services Market, 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:35pm

The "Biospecimen Contract Research Services Market by Therapeutic Area, Type of Biospecimen, Type of Biospecimen for Non-Oncological Studies, Key Geographical Regions, Europe and Asia Pacific: Industry Trends and Global Forecasts, 2021-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Biospecimen Contract Research Services Market by Therapeutic Area, Type of Biospecimen, Type of Biospecimen for Non-Oncological Studies, Key Geographical Regions, Europe and Asia Pacific: Industry Trends and Global Forecasts, 2021-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The "Biospecimen Contract Research Services Market" report features an extensive study on the companies offering research services related to biospecimens.
  • An in-depth analysis of biospecimen contract research service providers, featuring four schematic representations
    A world map representation highlighting the regional distribution of biospecimen research service providers, based on the locations of their biorepositories.
  • Which are the most common type of services offered by the biospecimen contract research service providers?

Volunteers of America of Florida Selects Streamline Becoming the VOA Early Adopter of SmartCare

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:26pm

Following any evaluation of current market offerings, Volunteers of America of Florida (VOAF) has completed a partnership to make SmartCare its next EHR solution.

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  • Following any evaluation of current market offerings, Volunteers of America of Florida (VOAF) has completed a partnership to make SmartCare its next EHR solution.
  • Janet Stringfellow, President & CEO at Volunteers of America of Florida stated, Quality Practices is a value of Volunteers of America of Florida.
  • It is with great excitement that Streamline welcomes VOAF to the SmartCare user community as our first VOA partner, said Javed Husain, Co-CEO at Streamline Healthcare Solutions.
  • Volunteers of America of Florida creates positive life changes through affordable housing and supportive services (i.e.

New Nonprofit Organization Focuses On Mental Health Needs Across Rural America

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:38pm

GREEN OAKS, Ill., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Rural Minds launches today with a mission to serve as the informed voice for mental health in rural America, and to provide mental health information and resources.The 501(c)(3) nonprofit will also convey the importance of overcoming the stigma around mental health challenges.

Key Points: 
  • GREEN OAKS, Ill., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Rural Minds launches today with a mission to serve as the informed voice for mental health in rural America, and to provide mental health information and resources.The 501(c)(3) nonprofit will also convey the importance of overcoming the stigma around mental health challenges.
  • Rural Minds is being launched to help rural Americans obtain greater access to mental health information and resources.
  • "Knowing that an organization like Rural Minds now exists to help people in rural America receive the mental health services that are so desperately need is hopeful news for everyone impacted."
  • Rural Minds is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit with a mission to serve as the informed voice on mental health in rural America, and to provide mental health information and resources.Our vision is a rural America where there's no more suffering, silence, or stigma around mental illness.

Qynapse Further Strengthens its Executive Leadership Team with the Appointment of Adam Schwarz, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Qynapse Inc., a medical technology company commercializing an AI-powered neuroimaging software platform for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, announced today the appointment of Adam J. Schwarz, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO).

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Qynapse Inc., a medical technology company commercializing an AI-powered neuroimaging software platform for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, announced today the appointment of Adam J. Schwarz, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO).
  • In his new role, Dr. Schwarz is responsible for envisioning and developing Qynapse's scientific research strategies and operations, and for expanding and communicating their product offering and scientific validation with the scientific and customer communities.
  • Dr. Schwarz has an active scientific profile and has authored over a hundred peer-reviewed articles, two books and several invited book chapters.
  • Qynapse is headquartered in France, in the United States and in Canada.

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Scientists Shine Light to Measure Blood Flow in the Brain in Real Time

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:38pm

GWANGJU, South Korea, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerebral blood flow (CBF), which supplies oxygen and nutrients to our brain, is a crucial indicator of brain health.

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  • GWANGJU, South Korea, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerebral blood flow (CBF), which supplies oxygen and nutrients to our brain, is a crucial indicator of brain health.
  • Now, scientists from GIST take things to the next level with a new technique that quantitatively estimates CBF in real time at high speeds.
  • In turn, our brain health is determined by the blood supply to our brain via "cerebral blood flow" (CBF), which regulates the supply of oxygen and nutrients and removes metabolic by-products.
  • However, it cannot provide information on both blood flow direction and speed, making it difficult to analyze and monitor changes in blood flow.

Digital Supercluster Highlights Top 2021 Digital Innovations That Matter to Canadians

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

"Three years ago, our model of collaborative innovation did not exist in Canada," said Sue Paish, CEO of Canada's Digital Supercluster.

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  • "Three years ago, our model of collaborative innovation did not exist in Canada," said Sue Paish, CEO of Canada's Digital Supercluster.
  • In addition to these positive impacts on Canadians, the Digital Supercluster is committed to supporting Canadian small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
  • Over 50% of the Digital Supercluster members are SMEs, and over 70% of Supercluster investment in projects goes to SMEs.
  • We accelerate the development and adoption of digital technologies that keep Canadians healthy, address climate change and drive economic productivity.

University of Maryland School of Medicine Neurology Chair Peter B. Crino, MD, PhD, Receives Prestigious Neuroscience Award

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:10pm

Senator Javits was a strong advocate for support of research in a wide variety of disorders of the brain and nervous system.

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  • Senator Javits was a strong advocate for support of research in a wide variety of disorders of the brain and nervous system.
  • The Javits Award will greatly augment our lab progress and productivity in these critical areas of research," he said.
  • Now in its third century, the University of Maryland School of Medicine was chartered in 1807 as the first public medical school in the United States.
  • The School of Medicine works locally, nationally, and globally, with research and treatment facilities in 36 countries around the world.