Global Genes Announces RARE Champion of Hope Award Recipients to be Honored at 6th Annual RARE Tribute and Patient Advocacy Summit

2017-07-24

Over 200 individuals and organizations worldwide were nominated by their peers for a RARE Champion of Hope award for their notable efforts in rare disease advocacy, science, collaborative sciences, medical care and treatment. From the extraordinary list of nominees, members from the Global Genes Board of Directors, Medical and Science Advisory Board, and other key partners selected the recipients to be honored at the 6th annual Tribute event. Global Genes would like to congratulate the following 2017 RARE Champion of Hope award recipients: RARE Champion of Hope – Teen Advocacy: Taylor Kane (Run for ALD) RARE Champion of Hope – RARE Disease Awareness: Claire Wineland (Claire’s Place Foundation) RARE Champion of Hope – Advocacy: Sparsh Shah, “PURYTHM”, 13-year-old child prodigy, singer, songwriter and rapper RARE Champion of Hope – Advocacy: Penny Howard (Hope4Harper) RARE Champion of Hope – Advocacy: Kevan Chandler, Ben Duvall,...

Protenus Extends Series A Funding Round to Accommodate Strategic Support From Kaiser Permanente Ventures and F-Prime Capital Partners
Protenus Extends Series A Funding Round to Accommodate Strategic Support From Kaiser Permanente Ventures and F-Prime Capital Partners

2017-07-19

Additional investment brings Series A to $7M and funds accelerated growth, building on existing success amid growing market demand Press Release – updated: Jul 19, 2017 08:00 EDT BALTIMORE, Md., July 19, 2017 – ​Protenus, the healthcare industry’s most robust, analytics-driven solution for protecting patient privacy and preventing health data breaches, today announced a $3M extension of its Series A funding round, led by Kaiser Permanente Ventures with participation from F-Prime Capital Partners and existing investor LionBird Venture Partners. The new investment will be used to bolster its industry-leading product,...

College Choice Releases 2017 Rankings of the 25 Best Online Bachelor’s and 35 Best Online Master’s in Information Technology Degrees
College Choice Releases 2017 Rankings of the 25 Best Online Bachelor’s and 35 Best Online Master’s in Information Technology Degrees

2017-07-18

EUGENE, Ore., July 18, 2017 — College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published rankings of the 25 Best Online Bachelor’s and 35 Best Online Master’s in Information Technology Degrees. http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-online-bachelors-in-information-technology-degrees/ http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-online-masters-in-information-technology-degrees/ Information technology professionals are skilled in handling large amounts of data, creating and securing computer networks, navigating web-based technologies, creating custom software solutions, and much, much more. According to the U.S....

YouCaring Campaign Launched for Veteran who is Losing Home to Cancer
YouCaring Campaign Launched for Veteran who is Losing Home to Cancer

2017-07-14

Baltimore, MD July 14, 2017 — On June 19, 2017, Kevin went to his regularly scheduled doctor’s appointment, for his IV treatment. He shared with is doctor that he had been experiencing small amounts of blood in the phlegm associated with his cough. To further complicate matters, Kevin learned that part of his tumor has infiltrated a pulmonary vein, which has resulted in blood leaking into his lungs. He has been in in-patient care since that date. His son Will, a college student, has been there with him the entire time. That fact alone, speaks to Kevin’s character as a Father! Throughout the last year, Kevin and his family have faced this continuing adversity with the courage, strength and resolve that many of us might not have been able to hold onto in their situation....

MACKENZIE GORE and SYDNEY MCLAUGHLIN Named Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year
MACKENZIE GORE and SYDNEY MCLAUGHLIN Named Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year

2017-07-12

Gore and McLaughlin were honored at the awards dinner emceed by ESPN SportsCenter On The Road Host Sage Steele and attended by Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves center and 2014 Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year), Abby Wambach (former U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team forward and 1997-98 Gatorade New York Girls Soccer Player of the Year), D’Angelo Russell (Brooklyn Nets point guard and No. 2 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft), Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers quarterback and Super Bowl XLV MVP), April Ross (Olympic Silver Medalist and 1999-2000 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year), Tamika Catchings (4-time Olympic Gold Medalist and 1996-97 Gatorade Texas Girls Basketball Player of the Year), Christian McCaffrey (Carolina Panthers running back and 2012-13 and 2013-14 Gatorade Colorado Football Player of the Year), and Deshaun Watson (Houston Texans quarterback and 2013-14 Gatorade Georgia Football...

Fan will see 30th and final MLB Stadium Soon
Fan will see 30th and final MLB Stadium Soon

2017-07-11

Mark Weinstein attends a Tigers game at Comerica Park in Detroit Mark Weinstein has attended 29 of the 30 MLB stadiums. His final stadium is in Toronto. Truth in Advertising: If you build it, they will come (to MLB stadiums) The best two stadiums, from my perspective, are in Baltimore and Pittsburgh,” said Weinstein. “The clear leader, though, is PNC Park in Pittsburgh.” — Mark D. Weinstein CEDARVILLE, OHIO, UNITED STATES, July 11, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/...

Search Solution Group Continues Strategic National Expansion, Opens Fifth Office in Bozeman, MT
Search Solution Group Continues Strategic National Expansion, Opens Fifth Office in Bozeman, MT

2017-07-11

Western Office Positioned To Take Advantage Of Bozeman Robust Start-Up Scene BOZEMAN, MT – 07/11/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — America’s most forward-thinking executive search firm opens its first western office as part of a strategic plan to establish a nationwide footprint. Search Solution Group (SSG) launches its fifth office in Bozeman, MT to help meet the growing demands of its national client base, as well as to serve this thriving market. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation ranked Bozeman as the #1 start-up location in the country for four straight years from 2012 – 2016. SSG, which has been delivering the highest quality talent across the nation...

Nineteen Top US Aquariums Join Forces To Tackle Growing Plastic Pollution Threat Facing Ocean, Rivers, Great Lakes
Nineteen Top US Aquariums Join Forces To Tackle Growing Plastic Pollution Threat Facing Ocean, Rivers, Great Lakes

2017-07-10

“The public trusts aquariums to do what’s right for the health of the ocean and for ocean wildlife,” said Julie Packard, executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. “We’re just beginning to understand the full impacts of ocean plastic pollution on ecosystems, marine life and human health. But we already know enough to say that now is the time to act.” Through the national “In Our Hands” campaign, the ACP hopes to empower their 20 million visitors and millions more in their communities to switch from single-use plastic, toward innovative alternatives. The campaign includes a website that inspires visitors to make positive everyday...

Sonavex Inc. Chief Technology Officer Placed by Search Solution Group
Sonavex Inc. Chief Technology Officer Placed by Search Solution Group

2017-07-06

Sonavex Inc. Chief Technology Officer Placed by Search Solution Group Harish Hiriyannaiah, PhD, appointed CTO at Sonavex, Inc., a company dedicated to bettering surgical outcomes for patients. Search Solution Group continues with superior IT Executive Search services. Baltimore, MD, July 06, 2017– America’s preeminent executive search firm and headhunting agency, Search Solution Group (SSG), partnered with Sonavex, Inc. to successfully place Dr. Harish Hiriyannaiah as Chief Technology Officer. Search Solution Group, a network of the nation’s top headhunters, specializes in recruitment for information technology jobs and works with top companies like Sonavex, Inc. to fill upper-level management and C-level positions. Sonavex, which improves surgical outcomes for patients...

The Story Behind 2Pac in His Hummer Holding Up Five Fingers
The Story Behind 2Pac in His Hummer Holding Up Five Fingers

2017-07-02

    SIGNAL HILL, CA, July 02, 2017 — In late August 1996-just two weeks before Tupac was shot and killed in Las Vegas, Delray Richardson, took his two home girls Nanette Nick and Ingrid Hicks from Maryland, sight seeing in sunny California. Driving west on infamous Hollywood Blvd, they made a left on La Brea and got stuck at the light on Sunset Blvd. and La Brea Ave. There, Delray spotted the black Hummer and said to his friends, “There’s Tupac right there in his black Hummer” as he was making a right turn onto LaBrea from Sunset Blvd. That’s when Nanette and Ingrid yelled, “Catch up to him Delray!”. Delray calmly said, “It’s all good, I got you!”. As they pulled up alongside Tupac at the red light on Fountain and La Brea, Delray said, “Yo Pac, these are my homegirls from Maryland, they wanna take a picture with you.” Tupac kindly said, “I can’t get out of my car because there’s too much traffic.” So Delray...

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