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WIN Symposia 2013

VILLEJUIF, France - Wednesday, June 26th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The organizers of the WIN Symposia, a series of global cross-sector meetings focused on personalized cancer medicine, today proudly announce that ASCO has endorsed the WIN 2013 Symposium. This marks the 5th consecutive year that WIN Symposia have received ASCO’s endorsement, made in recognition of the outstanding scientific quality of the congress.

"We are thrilled that ASCO has again chosen to endorse the WIN Symposium,” said Alexander Eggermont, Director General of the Institut Gustave Roussy and Vice-Chair of the WIN Consortium. "With ASCO’s tremendous global stature and its vision to transform cancer care, this endorsement is important to WIN’s goal of making an impact on personalized cancer therapy around the globe.” ASCO joins ESMO, EORTC, ESO, and UICC in endorsing WIN2013.

WIN2013, focused on the theme of Personalized Cancer Medicine: From I ... Read more »
Views: 82 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.26.2013

FRENCH GUIANA - Wednesday, June 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the early evening of 25th June 2013, O3b’s first four satellites roared skyward aboard the Arianespace Soyuz launch vehicle. A few short hours later, first contact was made with O3b’s gateway in Hawaii, confirming the birth of the satellite industry’s newest and most innovative operator.

O3b is deploying a revolutionary new network that combines the reach of satellite with the speed of fiber, bringing high speed, low cost connectivity to billions of people across emerging markets who have never had access to this level of connectivity before. Customers witnessing the launch included Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, O3b’s first Maritime customer, Telecom Cook Islands, who will receive the first commercial signals across the network this summer and Maju Nusa, soon to roll out a state of the art 3G backhaul network in Malaysia built on O3b’s low latency capacity.

John W. Dick, O3b Chairman, said ... Read more »
Views: 117 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 06.26.2013

INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US - Tuesday, June 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For Non-U.S. and Non-UK media

Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company today announced results from a new analysis of Phase III data demonstrating that treatment with the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor linagliptin is not associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events in the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), versus a number of comparators (placebo, glimepiride and voglibose). These findings were presented at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 73rd Scientific Sessions®.1

"There is a well-established association between cardiovascular events and Type 2 Diabetes,” said Dr. Odd Erik Johansen, MD, PhD and, Senior Clinical Programme Leader, Boehringer Ingelheim. "In fact, CV events rank as the major cause of death in patients with diabetes, accounting for more than 50% of all diabetes fatalities. It is therefore important to identify t ... Read more »
Views: 88 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.26.2013

Planners Offered Bonus Points for Booking Groups, Meetings or Events

MCLEAN, Va. - Tuesday, June 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

( BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide and its portfolio of hotel brands announced its first ever portfolio-wide group meetings and events promotion for the Americas, Wish You Were Here. Through Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct brands, every direct and indirect (third party) booking made between June 25 and September 15, 2013, will be awarded Bonus Hilton HHonors Points at more than 1,300 participating U.S. hotels at Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.

Every direct booking made during the promotional period will be awarded Bonus Hilton HHonors Points, as outlined by the following:

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Views: 129 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.26.2013

OneSubsea targets subsea oil production and recovery


HOUSTON - Tuesday, June 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cameron and Schlumberger today announced that OneSubsea™, a joint venture to manufacture and develop products, systems and services for the subsea oil and gas market, has received all required regulatory approvals. The parties will close the transaction making OneSubsea operational on June 30, 2013.

Cameron and Schlumberger have 60/40 ownership of the joint venture, respectively. Cameron, with its long history of innovation and firsts in the subsea market, is an industry leader in design capability, manufacturing excellence and successful installations. Schlumberger brings a deep understanding of the reservoir, and industry-leading well completions, subsea processing and integration platform. Through the integration of these strengths, OneSubsea will offer best-in-class subsea solutions for its customers.

Cameron Chairman, President and ... Read more »
Views: 152 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.26.2013

LONDON - Tuesday, June 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Enterprise Rent-A-Car has appointed SharingMatters BV to develop an Enterprise-branded rental business in the Netherlands. This forms part of Enterprise’s ongoing European growth strategy.

The company will establish a presence across the major Dutch airports, with the first expected to be open at the start of September, 2013. This will be followed soon after by the country’s major train stations. The aim is to deliver a network of rental locations across the Netherlands at major transport and city hubs to serve the increasing demands of inbound leisure and business travellers.

The appointment of SharingMatters marks another step in Enterprise’s European expansion programme aimed at offering greater choice to global travellers looking for high-calibre, service-focused rental. With this latest move, Enterprise continues to extend its reach ever closer to a network representing 100 per cent of European c ... Read more »
Views: 147 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.26.2013 | Comments (0)