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Finalist Teams Selected in $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

Were thrilled to announce the Finalist teams moving forward in the ANA Avatar XPRIZE, said David Locke, executive prize director of the ANA Avatar XPRIZE.

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  • Were thrilled to announce the Finalist teams moving forward in the ANA Avatar XPRIZE, said David Locke, executive prize director of the ANA Avatar XPRIZE.
  • We are very excited to have 15 teams safely moving forward to the ANA Avatar XPRIZE Finals, despite current COVID-19 restrictions, said Junko Yazawa, Senior Vice President of All Nippon Airways.
  • For more information on the ANA Avatar XPRIZE, the Finalist teams, and ANA, please visit avatar.xprize.org .
  • Active competitions include the $100 Million XPRIZE Carbon Removal with Elon Musk, $15 Million XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion, $10 Million XPRIZE Rainforest, $10 Million ANA Avatar XPRIZE, $5 Million XPRIZE Rapid Reskilling and $1 Million Digital Learning Challenge.

New Research from GWI and SeeHer Reveals Women in the U.S. Are 50% More Likely Than Men to Say Their Mental Health Has Declined in the Past Year

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:10pm

From caring for families and partners to juggling careers, education, and finances women have been contending with increasing demands and fewer resources.

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  • From caring for families and partners to juggling careers, education, and finances women have been contending with increasing demands and fewer resources.
  • Women in the US are 50 percent more likely than men to say their mental health has declined in the past year, and more than 30 percent of these women believe that the pandemic will have long-lasting effects on their mental health.
  • Household shopping for parents falls mainly to women: 76 percent of women report having this as a main responsibility, versus 63 percent of men.
  • One percent of U.S. men report being stay-at-home parents versus eight percent of women, reinforcing the impression of women as primary caregivers.

Topline Results from Tofersen Phase 3 Study and its Open Label Extension in SOD1-ALS to be Presented at the American Neurological Association Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:06pm

Tofersen binds to SOD1 mRNA, allowing for its degradation by RNase-H in an effort to reduce synthesis of SOD1 protein production.

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  • Tofersen binds to SOD1 mRNA, allowing for its degradation by RNase-H in an effort to reduce synthesis of SOD1 protein production.
  • Biogen licensed tofersen from Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IONS) under a collaborative development and license agreement.
  • Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases as well as related therapeutic adjacencies.
  • To learn more, please visit www.biogen.com and follow us on social media Twitter , LinkedIn , Facebook , YouTube .

NEC C&C Foundation Awards 2021 C&C Prize

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 7:56am

Because Dr. Kunihiko Fukushima's achievements were far-sighted and of great magnitude, we believe he is a worthy recipient of the C&C Prize.

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  • Because Dr. Kunihiko Fukushima's achievements were far-sighted and of great magnitude, we believe he is a worthy recipient of the C&C Prize.
  • His tireless commitment to making the dream of autonomously functioning robots into a reality makes him a worthy recipient of the C&C Prize.
  • Each prize winner receives a certificate, a plaque, and a cash award (ten million yen per group).
  • For additional information, please visit The NEC C&C Foundation website at: https://www.candc.or.jp/en/index.html
    NEC Corporation has established itself as a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies while promoting the brand statement of "Orchestrating a brighter world."

146th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association to Focus on Research and Development of Neurologic Disease Therapeutics

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 10:18pm

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Virtual Annual Meeting, ANA2021 will welcome more than 1,000 academic neurologists and neuroscientists from around the world to share exciting research updates and best practices as they explore the latest research and developments in therapeutics related to inherited and acquired neurologic diseases. ANA2021 is the 146th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association (ANA).

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  • ANA2021 is the 146th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association (ANA).
  • Attendees of the Virtual Annual Meeting will gain special access to the new fully virtual SIG Series sessions taking place in November and December, outside of the Annual Meeting program.
  • This year's plenary sessions focus on bench to bedside developments in therapeutics related to inherited and acquired neurologic diseases.
  • The following are some of this year's Virtual Annual Meeting highlights:
    *Note: All session times are listed inEastern DaylightTime.

146th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association to Focus on Research and Development of Neurologic Disease Therapeutics

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 10:06pm

ANA2021 is the 146th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association (ANA).

Key Points: 
  • ANA2021 is the 146th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association (ANA).
  • Attendees of the Virtual Annual Meeting will gain special access to the new fully virtual SIG Series sessions taking place in November and December, outside of the Annual Meeting program.
  • This year's plenary sessions focus on bench to bedside developments in therapeutics related to inherited and acquired neurologic diseases.
  • The following are some of this year's Virtual Annual Meeting highlights:
    *Note: All session times are listed inEastern DaylightTime.

ANA's AIMM Teams Up With Nielsen And Media Framework To Launch Long Awaited List Of Minority Owned Media And Provide Understanding Of Investment And Reach

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 1:24am

"Identifying, documenting, and tracking diverse media ownership is the most challenging part of what we do at Media Framework, but it is also the most rewarding."

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  • "Identifying, documenting, and tracking diverse media ownership is the most challenging part of what we do at Media Framework, but it is also the most rewarding."
  • ANA AIMM will evaluate current advertising spend on diverse-owned media and establish industry investment benchmarks, informed by Nielsen AdIntel, the company's advertising monitoring service.
  • To get involved in ANA AIMM or learn more about the diverse-owned media collaboration and/or accessing the list, please visit https://www.anaaimm.net/ .
  • The special list offer consisting multicultural and inclusive minority owned media will be exclusive to ANA and AIMM members by subscription.

FEMA and Ad Council Release New Latino-Focused PSAs Urging Communities to "Prepare to Protect"

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:47pm

The new "Prepare to Protect" PSAs in Spanish and English inform people living in communities across the country how to prepare for natural disasters.

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  • The new "Prepare to Protect" PSAs in Spanish and English inform people living in communities across the country how to prepare for natural disasters.
  • FEMA's Ready Campaign PSAs were developed pro bono by Lopez Negrete Communications in coordination with the Ad Council.
  • Follow FEMA online , on Twitter @FEMA or @FEMAEspanol , on FEMA's Facebook page or Espanol page and at FEMA's YouTube account.
  • To learn more, visit AdCouncil.org , follow the Ad Council's communities on Facebook and Twitter and view the creative on YouTube .

eTargetMedia Announces Top 5 Reasons Email Marketing Can Help Skyrocket Your ROI Report

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

COCONUT CREEK, Fla., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- eTargetMedia , a leading provider of Email Lists , Display Advertising, Postal Lists, Data Append and Creative Solutions announces the Top 5 Reasons Email Marketing Can Help Skyrocket ROI report.

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  • COCONUT CREEK, Fla., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- eTargetMedia , a leading provider of Email Lists , Display Advertising, Postal Lists, Data Append and Creative Solutions announces the Top 5 Reasons Email Marketing Can Help Skyrocket ROI report.
  • For over 10 years, email marketing has generated the highest ROI of all digital marketing channels and email offers the broadest and most targeted reach.
  • In the report, eTargetMedia shares the 5 reasons why email marketing can help skyrocket ROI and why email marketing must be used in a digital marketing strategy.
  • Email Marketing Has the Highest Median ROI - Email marketing has a median ROI of 145% according to the ANA/DMA Response Rate Report.

Advertising Industry Doubles Down on Commitments to Combat Online Hate Speech

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:30pm

The goal is to combat online hate speech through education and action.

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  • The goal is to combat online hate speech through education and action.
  • This includes responsible social media dialog and behaviors and using social platforms' tools for reporting online hate speech incidents.
  • "More than 80% of Americans feel responsible for being part of the solution to tackle online hate speech.
  • In partnership with the ANA, #EngageResponsibly advances this vital GARM work to improve brand safety on the critical issue of online hate speech.