IEEE Conference Launched in Ras Al Khaimah
December 7, 2016

The 5th International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems and Applications (ICEDSA 2016), sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), was today launched in Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates.

Taking place on the AURAK campus, the conference runs until Thursday, December 8, and focuses on the latest"...

CMA Rolls Out Regional Train the Trainer Workshop Series
December 7, 2016

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) is organizing an advanced training series in Bahrain this month. “Train the Trainer” is designed to empower CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) instructors in the region on the latest finance industry advancements and training techniques.

The three-day workshop equips CMA trainers with the modern training methodologies required to"...

New governance at CellProthera
December 7, 2016

CellProthera, which offers the most advanced cell therapy for the regeneration of the damaged heart muscle after myocardial infarction, has changed its corporate governance and appointed Matthieu de Kalbermatten as CEO. He succeeds Jean-Claude Jelsch (currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board) and now manages the bio-tech firm alongside the Chairman, Professor Philippe Hénon.

The change to the governance of CellProthera aims mainly at : driving"...

SES: MX1 Facilitates Satellite Transmission for Eurosport 1HD on HD+
December 7, 2016

SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, has signed a multi-year agreement with Discovery Networks Germany, Eurosport’s parent company, to handle technical services and satellite transmission of the Eurosport 1HD channel on HD+, SES’s German HD platform. MX1’s services include encoding, uplink and delivery in HD via an ASTRA satellite at 19.2 degrees East. The Eurosport 1HD channel was added to the HD+ package on 1 December 2016, increasing its"...

MPEG LA Initiative to Address CRISPR Licensing
December 7, 2016

World licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC announced today an initiative to address the need for an efficient one-stop license alternative around CRISPR, a breakthrough technology that enables cellular DNA to be edited quickly and inexpensively. Some CRISPR patents are currently the subject of an interference proceeding (...

ABOUND Data Presented at the World Conference on Lung Cancer Further Explores Safety and Efficacy of ABRAXANE® for Challenging Patient Populations
December 7, 2016

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced interim results from the ABOUND clinical trial program evaluating the use of ABRAXANE® (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension) (albumin-bound) in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Interim data being presented from the ABOUND trials during the IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) reinforces the benefit of ABRAXANE/carboplatin doublet therapy in first-line NSCLC.


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