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ZIOPHARM Announces Presentation of Data from T-Cell Therapy Programs at ASH Annual Meeting

10 12 2017

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Austin-based Explica rockets past 10 million users at record pace

09 12 2017

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 9, 2017 -- Broadly speaking, modern communication was disrupted rapidly in the last 20 years with the invention of the Internet, and later, the mobile smartphone—thereafter, what many refer to as the 'mobile web.' News media in particular, has been shocked by this frame shift. Since then, the world of apps seems to have conquered the timeshare of most digital citizens' screen time. Today, a burgeoning technology company based out of Austin seems to have the answers to the future of news in the Internet age. Explica (explica.co) has reached over 10 million monthly users via their popular media destination site, covering sports and entertainment for a primarily US-based audience. The company is experiencing breakneck growth in a short period of time—they corporation has existed for just over a year. An audience of 18 – 35 yr. old readers rely on Explica for a wide range of news including basketball, football, celebrities, music, film, television,...

Act Global Partners with NFL Hall of Famer LaDainian Tomlinson’s Team America Initiative for Character & Leadership

09 12 2017

Act Global will endow scholarships and fund LT Academy programming within schools in Texas and California. Austin, TX, December 09, 2017 -- Team America and the LaDainian Tomlinson Academy announced a partnership with Act Global, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of synthetic turf, whereby Act Global will endow college scholarships for LT Academy top performers in Texas and California. Additionally, Act Global will fund the implementation of LT Academy’s Character Education Performance programs for one year within every school district and university in Texas and California that implements its turf. Part of his Team America platform, the Character Education Performance program was founded and developed by former NFL running back and recent Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee LaDainian Tomlinson.The program is based on Marine Corps leadership development and established by LT’s team of cognitive neuroscientists, coaches, instructors, and alumni of the program. Through LT’s...

Myriad Genetics Presents Results From Two Important EndoPredict® Studies at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

09 12 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 08, 2017 -- Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN), a leader in molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine, today announced new results from two studies with EndoPredict® are being featured at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in San Antonio, Texas.  EndoPredict is a second-generation prognostic gene expression test for patients with breast cancer.“We are excited to present new data on our EndoPredict test which demonstrates our ongoing commitment to collaborate with leading academic research centers and advance personalized medicine for patients with breast cancer,” said Ralf Kronenwett, M.D., Ph.D., director of International Medical Affairs, Myriad Genetics.  “Importantly, these new studies add to the expanding body of evidence demonstrating how EndoPredict can be used to predict both disease recurrence as well as response to therapy.”The data are highlighted below and abstracts are available at: https://www.sabcs.org/2017-SABCS. ...

Seno Medical Instruments Announces New Data Demonstrating That Imagio™ Opto-Acoustic Breast Imaging System Delivers Critical Diagnostic and Prognostic Information About Tumor Subtypes

08 12 2017

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 8, 2017 -- Seno Medical Instruments, Inc. (Seno Medical), the leader in new technology for breast cancer diagnosis using opto-acoustic (OA/US) imaging to differentiate benign from malignant masses, reported clinical data from their clinical study demonstrating that its Imagio™ breast imaging system achieved significant differentiation among prognostic subtypes of breast cancer (PSBC). These prognostic subtypes provide important information about the genes that each patient's cancer expresses. The data are being presented today at 5:00 p.m. during a poster presentation [#P5-02-04] at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium taking place December 5 – 9.    Imagio™ Opto-Acoustic Breast Imaging System (PRNewsfoto/Seno Medical Instruments, Inc.) "Confirming a diagnosis of breast cancer is just the first step in understanding the pathology of a patient's tumor," said study presenter Stephen Grobmyer, M.D., Director, Breast Surgical...

LiquidFrameworks Named Marketer of the Year, Technology Products and Services by AMA Houston for the Second Consecutive Year

08 12 2017

It’s during the down times when smart companies invest in technology to streamline processes and become more efficient. Our product, FieldFX, helps our customers to do just that. Houston, TX December 08, 2017 LiquidFrameworks announced today that it has been named Marketer of the Year in the Technology Products and Services category by the Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA Houston) for the second consecutive year. Established in 2005, the Marketer of the Year award is AMA Houston's annual program honoring exceptional marketing work by Houston-area companies, organizations and institutions. A panel of marketing professionals and educators from outside the Houston area reviewed and scored each entry based upon its completeness, difficulty of challenge, specificity of objectives, effectiveness of marketing strategy/tactics and measurable evidence of results. The top scores in each category become finalists, and the top score is the Best in Category...

Bluetooth in Automotive Market Poised to Reach USD 1, 09,979.0 Million by 2023 with a CAGR of 34.65%

08 12 2017

Pune, India -- 12/08/2017 -- Global Bluetooth in Automotive Market Information By Connectivity (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Cellular), By Application (Telematics, Infotainment and Communication), By Vehicle Type (Private Cars, Commercial Vehicles, Light duty vehicles and Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV)) and Region - Forecast 2017-2023.Intended Audience- Bluetooth in Automotive manufacturer/dealer/supplier.- Raw material Provider- Government and research organization- Investment bankers and M&A ConsultantsMarket HighlightsBluetooth is wireless communication standard, which allows electronic devices to connect and interact with each other. It can be found in a range of gadgets such as smartphones, loudspeakers, laptops and cars. The automotive industry is a steadily growing market for Bluetooth technology. Devices that are Bluetooth compatible should be in close proximity to each other and they can take part in wireless, two way communication. Bluetooth in automotive allows users to access their...

FASTSIGNS International, Inc. Secures up to $20 Million in Franchisee Financing through ApplePie Capital to Continue Rapid Growth Nationwide

08 12 2017

CARROLLTON, Texas, Dec. 8, 2017 -- FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today it has partnered with ApplePie Capital to offer new and existing franchisees access to up to $20-million in debt capital to drive expansion across the U.S. To date, FASTSIGNS® has opened 35 centers across the U.S. and Canada and signed 44 franchise agreements, with plans to open an additional 45 centers in 2018."2017 has been another record year for FASTSIGNS, in every metric. We are experiencing continued growth both in the U.S. and abroad. As we look toward future growth, with both new and existing franchisees, ApplePie Capital is the ideal partner to support our aggressive expansion goals," said Catherine Monson, CEO, FASTSIGNS International, Inc. "ApplePie understands the franchise business model and has developed a comprehensive lending program designed the address the specific needs of FASTSIGNS'...

Greffex, Inc. Elects Two New Board Members

08 12 2017

AURORA, Colo. December 08, 2017 Greffex, Inc., a company leading a paradigm shift in the design, development and production of vaccines, elected two new members to its board of directors on Monday. They are John D. White, founder and chairman of PSP Capital and former U.S. Ambassador to Qatar, Chase Untermeyer. Both are accomplished leaders and will bring significant global and national experience to Greffex, Inc. “John and Chase are both strong leaders with impressive accomplishments and contributions that span across business and public service,” said John R. Price, Co-Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive of Greffex, Inc. “They will serve as valuable additions to the board.” White is a fifth generation Texas rancher. After 25 years in the private practice of law, in Houston, he became involved in the formation and growth of start-up and early stage companies, primarily in the Energy sector. John currently serves on the Boards of four privately held companies...

Airway Management Partners with Itamar Medical Ltd.

08 12 2017

myTAP CARROLLTON, Texas December 08, 2017 Airway Management, the medical device manufacturer of TAP Sleep Care products, announced a new partnership with Itamar Medical Ltd, the industry’s leader in diagnostic technology. The agreement involves the distribution of Airway Management’s highly innovative, myTAP and will expand Airway’s presence into the cardiac segment within the United States with a reputable company and solid sales force. “Itamar is a strong addition to Airway Management’s medical partnerships. We are thrilled to work with their focused and driven sales force to take the TAP Sleep Care system into the cardiac market. Their support of the TAP Systems’ reach and growth in the sleep industry will improve patient options and outcomes.” says Charles Collins, CEO of Airway Management.  Gilad Glick, CEO and President of Itamar Medical said, “I am very excited that Airway Management, with their excellent temporary oral appliance solution, has decided...

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