Nine American Leaders Selected as 2018 Zhi-Xing China Eisenhower Fellows
15 03 2018
PHILADELPHIA March 15, 2018
A pioneer in energy efficiency will develop affordable energy solutions. A financial leader will encourage expanded entry into agricultural business. An artificial intelligence specialist will build an entrepreneurship bridge from China to Silicon Valley.
Innovators among peers, they are just three of the nine government, private sector and civil society leaders from the United States selected for Eisenhower Fellowships 2018 Zhi-Xing China Eisenhower Fellowship Program.
For four weeks, from June 2 until June 29, nine Eisenhower Fellows will travel throughout China, pursuing individual projects and engaging in transformative exchanges of knowledge and ideas with leading thinkers in their respective fields. Their program will begin in Beijing with robust cultural immersion training and exposure. The Fellows will embark on a customized program in three to four cities meeting with top leaders in their fields concluding in Shanghai to share key takeaways.
Spartan Motors Introduces Spartan Connected Coach Improved Driver Interface With Select 2019 Entegra Coaches At FMCA's 97th International Convention & RV Expo
15 03 2018
CHARLOTTE, Mich., March 15, 2018 -- Spartan Specialty Vehicles, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company")—a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing, and assembly—and Entegra Coach®, a division of Jayco, Inc., which is a subsidiary of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO), is set to unveil the 2019 model year Entegra Coach Cornerstone® and Anthem®, which features new Spartan Connected Coach™ technology, at the Family Motor Coach Association's (FMCA) 97th International Convention & RV Expo in Perry, Georgia.
Introducing Spartan Connected Coach
For Spartan, this year's chassis improvements began with a concerted effort to improve the driver interface. Introducing Spartan Connected Coach, a technology bundle that today includes a new 15-inch digital dash displaying typical automotive gauge functions, with the ability to switch to the navigation screen. The surrounding screen...
Wize Pharma Announces Dr. Joseph Tauber, Key Opinion Leader in Dry Eye, Joins Scientific Advisory Board
15 03 2018
HOD HASHARON, Israel, March 15, 2018 --
Wize Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: WIZP) (OTCQB: WIZPD) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of ophthalmic disorders, today announced Dr. Joseph Tauber has joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr. Tauber is an internationally recognized authority in the field of ocular surface diseases, including DES and meibomitis management. He has been a Principal Investigator in dozens of clinical research programs, including those that led to the approval of the only two medications approved by the FDA for the treatment of DES - Restasis® and Xiidra®.
Avidly involved in research for almost three decades, Dr. Tauber has been a principal investigator in over 125 research studies of high-risk corneal transplantation, inflammation and allergic eye diseases, corneal infectious diseases and numerous studies related to DES. Dr. Tauber has written five book chapters and over 60 articles in ophthalmology medical journals....
Marrone Bio Innovations Announces Zequanox® Distribution Partnership
15 03 2018
DAVIS, Calif., March 15, 2018 -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, today announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Solenis, a global expert in water treatment and process chemistries, to provide Zequanox® molluscicide treatment programs for enclosed and semi-enclosed water systems in the United States and Canada.Zequanox molluscicide is a patented, naturally derived aquatic biopesticide that effectively controls all life stages of invasive zebra and quagga (dreissenid) mussels. The molluscicide is manufactured by MBI, at the company’s plant in Michigan and, now supplied exclusively by Solenis in the United States and Canada for industrial water applications.The cost for treating intake pipes, water filtration equipment, and power plants’ operating costs for zebra mussel damages is estimated at $3.1...
UnityPoint Accountable Care Receives 2017 Doyle Award for Creating Integrated Post-Acute Care Network
15 03 2018
UnityPoint Accountable Care is a great model of how an organization can provide more consistent and effective care by leveraging evidence-based guidelines
SEATTLE March 15, 2018
MCG Health, a leading provider of informed care strategies and part of the Hearst Health network, has named UnityPoint Health a recipient of the 2017 Richard L. Doyle Award. UnityPoint Health will receive their $10,000 award at MCG’s annual Client Forum in Phoenix, AZ.
UnityPoint Accountable Care, an accountable care organization (ACO), was recognized for creating a successful post-acute care network using evidence-based guidelines from MCG. The goal was to improve length of stay (LOS) for their Medicare population within skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). Additionally, they wanted to implement a network across all of their regions, improve the level of collaboration and onsite relationships, and be able to measure and monitor performance of the facilities. To help them reach their goal, they leveraged...
James C. Moyer, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who
15 03 2018
SPRINGFIELD, MO, March 15, 2018 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present James C. Moyer, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Moyer celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Dr. Moyer retired as head of the department of religious studies at Southwest Missouri State University after 22 years in his role. Having dedicated his entire career to academia, he first entered the university as an assistant professor of history in 1970,...
Solid Biosciences Announces Clinical Hold On SGT-001 Phase I/II Clinical Trial For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
14 03 2018
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 14, 2018 -- Solid Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:SLDB) today announced it has received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that IGNITE DMD, its Phase I/II clinical trial for SGT-001 microdystrophin gene transfer in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), has been placed on Clinical Hold.IGNITE DMD is designed to assess the safety and efficacy of SGT-001 in ambulatory and non-ambulatory children and adolescents with DMD. The first patient dosed in the clinical trial was a non-ambulatory adolescent who received 5E13 vg/kg of SGT-001 on February 14, 2018. Several days after administration the patient was hospitalized due to laboratory findings that included a decrease in platelet count followed by a reduction in red blood cell count and evidence of complement activation. The patient showed no signs or symptoms of coagulopathy (bleeding disorder) and no relevant changes from baseline in liver function tests. The patient responded well to medical...
Nonprofit welaunch to Facilitate Access to Israel’s Ag-Tech Innovations for Silicon Prairie
14 03 2018
(welaunch.org), a U.S.-based not-for-profit facilitating U.S. and Israel business development and investment opportunities, is co-sponsoring an Israel tour, May 6-10, promoting commerce, investment an
Israel is getting significant recognition as an important innovation center, where big data, connectivity and artificial intelligence are revolutionizing agriculture. This tour can help Midwest companies learn more about ag-tech from Israel that can help grow more while using fewer resources.
CHICAGO March 14, 2018
To help establish economic development between the Silicon Prairie and Israel, which has been ranked as the most important Ag-Tech center outside the U.S., welaunch (welaunch.org), is co-sponsoring a trip, May 6-10, to provide access to new agriculture innovation and technology developed in Israel.
welaunch is a U.S.-based not-for-profit facilitating U.S. and Israel business development and investment opportunities, specifically to promote commerce, investment and partnerships...
Miami Realtors Expands Presence of South Florida Real Estate at Global Expo
13 03 2018
George Jalil, 2018 MIAMI Chairman of the Board
“South Florida is one of the world’s top destinations for international investment,” said George Jalil, a Miami broker and the 2018 MIAMI chairman of the board.
MIAMI March 13, 2018
The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) has increased its presence by 400 percent at the world’s largest commercial real estate conference, MIPIM. MIAMI Realtors will have exhibits promoting South Florida at MIPIM from March 13-16 in Cannes, France as part of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) expanded U.S. pavilion. This year, MIAMI has significantly expanded the U.S. and MIAMI/South Florida presence by adding its own adjacent exhibit space.
MIAMI has exhibited with NAR at MIPIM for four consecutive years to increase awareness of our South Florida and U.S. markets. MIAMI, which also features the markets of Broward, Jupiter and Martin County, will tout Miami’s rise as a global city, work to attract more commercial and residential...
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