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Applied Therapeutics Reports Biomarker Data from Pilot Trial of AT-007 in SORD Deficiency

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: APLT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of novel drug candidates against validated molecular targets in indications of high unmet medical need, today reported biomarker data from a pilot trial of AT-007 in patients with SORD Deficiency.

Key Points: 
  • Sorbitol Dehydrogenase Deficiency (SORD Deficiency) is a rare, progressive, debilitating hereditary neuropathy that affects peripheral nerves and motor neurons.
  • Patients with SORD Deficiency have 100 times higher sorbitol concentration in their blood compared with unaffected individuals.
  • In a pilot open-label study in 8 SORD Deficiency patients, AT-007 reduced blood sorbitol levels by approximately 66% from baseline through 30 days of treatment.
  • Applied Therapeutics will host a conference call today, Monday, October 25, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss data from a pilot trial of AT-007 in SORD deficiency.

Columbia China opens its third and largest hospital in Jiaxing, China

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 9:11am

JIAXING, China, Oct. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia China, a joint venture between Seattle's Columbia Pacific Management, Sheares Healthcare Group, a 100% owned subsidiary of Singapore investment company Temasek, and Hong Kong-based conglomerate Swire Pacific Limited, opens its third & largest 500-bed multi-specialty hospital in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province.

Key Points: 
  • JIAXING, China, Oct. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia China, a joint venture between Seattle's Columbia Pacific Management, Sheares Healthcare Group, a 100% owned subsidiary of Singapore investment company Temasek, and Hong Kong-based conglomerate Swire Pacific Limited, opens its third & largest 500-bed multi-specialty hospital in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province.
  • The services provided at the Jiaxing Kaiyi Hospital include outpatient consultations, inpatient services, accident & emergency and health screening.
  • "With the opening of its third and largest hospital, Columbia China aims to deliver the highest level of healthcare quality, service and patient experience to the 5.5m population in Jiaxing," said Bee Lan Tan, President & Group CEO of Columbia China.
  • Columbia China is a privately-held Shanghai-based healthcare company jointly invested by Columbia Pacific Management (CPM) from the United States, Sheares Healthcare Group (SHEARES) from Singapore and Swire Pacific Limited from Hong Kong.

Columbia China opens its third and largest hospital in Jiaxing, China

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 9:00am

JIAXING, China, Oct. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia China, a joint venture between Seattle's Columbia Pacific Management, Sheares Healthcare Group, a 100% owned subsidiary of Singapore investment company Temasek, and Hong Kong-based conglomerate Swire Pacific Limited, opens its third & largest 500-bed multi-specialty hospital in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province.

Key Points: 
  • JIAXING, China, Oct. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia China, a joint venture between Seattle's Columbia Pacific Management, Sheares Healthcare Group, a 100% owned subsidiary of Singapore investment company Temasek, and Hong Kong-based conglomerate Swire Pacific Limited, opens its third & largest 500-bed multi-specialty hospital in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province.
  • Jiaxing Kaiyi Hospital is licensed for 500 beds with a construction area of 112,000 square meters.
  • The services provided at the Jiaxing Kaiyi Hospital include outpatient consultations, inpatient services, accident & emergency and health screening.
  • "With the opening of its third and largest hospital, Columbia China aims to deliver the highest level of healthcare quality, service and patient experience to the 5.5m population in Jiaxing," said Bee Lan Tan, President & Group CEO of Columbia China.

United States Steel Corporation Named to Newsweek’s List of the Most Loved Workplaces for 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:34pm

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) (U. S. Steel) was featured today in Newsweeks Most Loved Workplaces list for 2021, ranking 43rd among the top 100 companies recognized for employee happiness and satisfaction at work.

Key Points: 
  • United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) (U. S. Steel) was featured today in Newsweeks Most Loved Workplaces list for 2021, ranking 43rd among the top 100 companies recognized for employee happiness and satisfaction at work.
  • The full Newsweek list of 2021s Most Loved Workplaces will be featured in the magazines October 29 print edition and is currently available online.
  • Founded in 1901, United States Steel Corporation is a leading steel producer.
  • U. S. Steel is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with world-class operations across the United States and in Central Europe.

PRIDE Industries Partners with 3rd Stone Design to Build Life-Saving Medical Devices

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 4:36pm

We are so grateful to be working with PRIDE Industries again, said Robert Miros, founder of 3rd Stone Design.

Key Points: 
  • We are so grateful to be working with PRIDE Industries again, said Robert Miros, founder of 3rd Stone Design.
  • At PRIDE Industries, we feel honored to be part of 3rd Stone Designs mission to save lives by designing and delivering essential medical devices, said Tony Lopez, Vice President of Manufacturing and Logistics Services for PRIDE Industries.
  • Now, through 3rd Stone Designs partnership with PRIDE Industries, individuals with disabilities will help build, package, and ship these lifesaving devices.
  • About 3rd Stone Design: 3rd Stone Design creates exceptional physical products that protect the health of people and the planet.

Voya selected as new Health Savings Account provider for ABA Retirement Funds Program

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has been selected as the new health savings account (HSA) provider for the ABA Retirement Funds Program (the Program), a fully bundled retirement offering to organizations in the legal community established nearly 60 years ago.

Key Points: 
  • Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has been selected as the new health savings account (HSA) provider for the ABA Retirement Funds Program (the Program), a fully bundled retirement offering to organizations in the legal community established nearly 60 years ago.
  • One of our main goals through the Program is to provide plan participants with holistic financial solutions, and the HSA solution is a continuation of that goal, said Scarlett Ungurean, executive director, ABA Retirement Funds (ABA RF).
  • Employee Benefit Research Institute, Health Savings Account Balances, Contributions, Distributions, and Other Vital Statistics: Evidence From the EBRI HSA Database, (Oct. 2021).
  • Health Savings Accounts offered by Voya Benefits Company, LLC (in New York, doing business as Voya BC, LLC).

Renown Baltimore Center for Ceramic Arts Announces Classes, Events, and Opportunities for Students, Collectors, and Artists

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 1:38pm

Recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts, Baltimore Clayworks has become one of the country's top studios for ceramics arts.

Key Points: 
  • Recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts, Baltimore Clayworks has become one of the country's top studios for ceramics arts.
  • Fall kicks off with our popular Fire Fest on Oct. 23, and our first Online Auction runs Nov 1-10.
  • The evening event is on Baltimore Clayworks, located at 5707 Smith Ave., in the safe Mount Washington neighborhood of Baltimore, MD.
  • Baltimore Clayworks is located at 5707 Smith Ave., in the Mount Washington neighborhood of Baltimore, MD.

Smokeball Ushers in Its Fourth-Annual Season of Giving

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

Smokeball legal practice management kicks off the 2021 holiday season with its fourth annual Season of Giving, a donation program benefiting two well-regarded local charity partners.

Key Points: 
  • Smokeball legal practice management kicks off the 2021 holiday season with its fourth annual Season of Giving, a donation program benefiting two well-regarded local charity partners.
  • Its the core purpose that guides our work, and its the reason were so excited to kick off Season of Giving Back to support organizations making a difference every day.
  • During the Season of Giving Back, which begins Friday, Oct. 22, and ends Tuesday, Nov. 30, Smokeball will donate $100 (up to $30,000) for every new customer software demo.
  • However, donations from Smokeballs Season of Giving Back partnership will benefit the organizations Broadway Youth Center expansion.

Cognosante Awarded $70 Million Ticket Program Manager Contract by Social Security Administration

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00pm

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Cognosante announced its selection by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to administer the agency's Ticket to Work program as part of the Ticket Program Manager (TPM) services contract.

Key Points: 
  • FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Cognosante announced its selection by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to administer the agency's Ticket to Work program as part of the Ticket Program Manager (TPM) services contract.
  • The five-year contract, consisting of a base year and four option years, has an approximate value of $70 million.
  • With this award, Cognosante continues to scale its customer experience (CX) and BPO capabilities.
  • Cognosante is a mission-driven technology company that delivers innovative and transformative solutions to Federal, state, and local governments.

SBA Hosts Virtual Small Business Panel in Recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:01pm

All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Key Points: 
  • All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.
  • SBAs support of or participation in this event is not an endorsement of any product, service, or entity.
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality.
  • It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations.