Maryland Tech & Science

Mayo Clinic to begin Prospective Clinical Study with Medibio Technology for Expanded Market Opportunities

14 12 2017

Study designed to determine differential diagnosis in depression patientsStudy designed to monitor patient data following pharmacological treatmentSYDNEY, Australia and MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Medibio Limited (MEB or the Company) (ASX:MEB) (OTCQB:MDBIF), a mental health technology company that has pioneered the use of objective biometrics to assist in the screening, diagnosing, monitoring and management of depression and other mental health conditions,  is pleased to announce the first prospective clinical trial with Mayo Clinic under a 5-year Master Clinical Trial Agreement that was signed in October of this year.  This initial study, undertakes the prospective diagnosis and longitudinal monitoring of both unipolar and bipolar depression, along with the depressive subtypes (melancholic and atypical).The primary goal is to characterize longitudinal autonomic, circadian, and sleep patterns, as classified by the Medibio Analytics Platform (MAP), following the initiation of...

SIRC Announces Leadership Changes

14 12 2017

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Styrene Information & Research Center announced leadership changes at its 30th annual meeting. Executive Director John O. “Jack” Snyder is retiring after more than 24 years with the organization. Industry veteran Raymond J. “Ray” Ehrlich will succeed Snyder as the organization’s executive director. A graduate of Yale University, Snyder joined SIRC in 1993 as manager of scientific affairs and then served as director of government affairs before being named deputy director in 1997. He became the second executive director in SIRC’s history on Jan. 1, 2002. Throughout his SIRC career, Snyder oversaw strategic communications, readiness planning and implementation, scientific research projects, federal and state regulatory issues management, and coordinated the organization’s internal and value-chain communications programs. Accomplishments include managing the interface with the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis during work on a major styrene...

Novel Underscores Struggles of an African-American Gay Man

14 12 2017

WASHINGTON December 14, 2017 Maurice W. Dorsey brings forth a fictional narrative of his life and the struggles he had to endure while growing up as an unwanted child and being an African-American gay man. In “From Whence We Come” (published by Xlibris), Dorsey is personified by the fictitious character named Seymour Rose. He was born to a father who is Catholic and accepts his son unconditionally and a mother who is born Methodist and is homophobic – but most of all, she tells her son throughout his life that she never wanted to have him. In the story, Seymour reflects on three generations of his family history and often tells family stories to make sense of his years of emotional insecurity and feelings of being unloved and unwanted. As the readers flip through the pages of the book, they will witness how he struggles with coming to peace within himself as a result of journeying through a dysfunctional family structure, the African-American experience and conflicting religious...

India Globalization Capital Provides Update on Hyalolex for Alzheimer’s Commercialization Strategy

14 12 2017

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 14, 2017 -- India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE American:IGC) today provides an update on corporate initiatives to launch its lead product for Alzheimer’s, Hyalolex, through licensed medical dispensaries in the U.S.  Investors and interested parties are encouraged to visit www.Hyalolex.com for information on Alzheimer’s disease and research data related to our product formulation.Hyalolex Liquid FormulationAs previously reported, IGC has a two-part strategy for commercializing its lead product, Hyalolex.  It is anticipated, subject to adequate funding, to move the Alzheimer’s formulation through FDA registered pre-clinical and clinical trials.  Independent of the FDA process, IGC expects to license its formulation technology for distribution as a Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) through licensed medical cannabis dispensaries in key markets of the U.S.  This process will include state-by-state sourcing, formula assembly, packaging...

Future Farm Expands Management Team and Provides Information on Voluntary Shareholder Warrant Conversion

14 12 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE:FFT) (OTCQB:FFRMF) is pleased to announce that it has hired George Groccia as a Project Manager consultant to oversee the Company’s many projects in different stages of development.Mr. Groccia is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist with a track record of helping businesses grow to their fullest potential. Having earned his MA at Golden Gate University, Mr. Groccia applied his craft as a consultant with Bearing Point, liaising with top executives within Phillips Life Sciences division. A career entrepreneur, Mr. Groccia grew a local business to gain national relevance in the hospitality sector guiding the profitable sale of his company. Passionate about the social and political climate in Boston, Mr. Groccia helped lay the foundation for Boston’s first all women ride-share company called Chariot For Women, where it finally came to be known as Safr'.In addition...

Cubic Strengthens Combatant Command Support with New Office in Tampa, Florida

14 12 2017

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced that its Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) business division is expanding its footprint with the opening of a new office facility in Tampa, Florida. The new location allows Cubic to further support the U.S. military with critical military Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) technology solutions ensuring safe and effective execution of their missions. Cubic's Tampa office will be under the leadership of Lawrence Hollister, executive director of Cubic Mission Solutions. "We are pleased to announce the expansion of our presence in the Tampa, Florida region," said Mike Twyman, president of Cubic Mission Solutions. "Our ability to support customers in key locations, such as Tampa, further demonstrates our commitment to delivering world-class service and effective C4ISR technologies to ensure our customers' mission success." Cubic's Tampa office...

MedStar VNA Partners with Telehealth Company to Prevent Medical Emergencies

14 12 2017

ELKRIDGE, Md. December 14, 2017 MedStar Visiting Nurse Association (VNA), which serves patients across Maryland, D.C. and Northern Virginia, has partnered with Health Recovery Solutions (HRS) to provide high-risk patients with innovative, in-home telemonitoring services. The partnership arises from MedStar VNA’s goal to keep patients healthy and at home while reducing medical complications and the need for repeat hospital visits. Telemonitoring allows MedStar VNA nurses to receive important information about patients’ vital signs and health symptoms in between visits to the patients’ homes. Patients who are enrolled in the home monitoring program will receive HRS’ telehealth technology package, consisting of a 4G tablet with Bluetooth biometric devices such as a blood pressure monitor, pulse oximeter, and scale. These tools allow patients to record their own vitals daily. Each tablet also comes pre-loaded with educational videos and teach-back quizzes individualized to meet each...

Abraham Zaiderman Consulting Launches New and Updated Website

14 12 2017

Abraham Zaiderman With our comprehensive industry knowledge and expertise, we can facilitate our clients' needs with an extensive array of services, including strategy, marketing, organization, operations and technology. POTOMAC, Md. December 14, 2017 Abraham Zaiderman Consulting, a strategic advisory and restaurant consulting firm based in Potomac, Maryland, recently launched a new and updated Website targeting restaurant owners, franchisees and executives. “We are very excited about the launch of our new Website,” says Abe Zaiderman, founder and President of Abraham Zaiderman Consulting, “it is mobile friendly, informative and will allow us to position our company for growth in the coming year.” Abraham Zaiderman Consulting focuses exclusively on helping restaurants achieve maximum business growth and set the stage for profitable expansion with a range of services, including existing restaurant optimization, restaurant launch (strategy, marketing efforts, financing,...

Sikorsky Delivers Two S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters to the Los Angeles County Fire Department

13 12 2017

COATESVILLE, Pa., Dec. 13, 2017 -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company, delivered two S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters to the County of Los Angeles at a ceremony in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. The S-70i Black Hawk helicopters will be customized to a Firehawk™ configuration to meet L.A. County Fire Department's specifications and further protect lives and property 24/7. Jeanette Eaton, regional sales director for North America; Thomas Ewald, deputy chief of Los Angeles Fire Department's Air and Wildland Division; Vince Pena, deputy chief at Los Angeles County Fire Department; Dennis Blumenthal, chief of helicopter maintenance for the Los Angeles County Fire Department; and Bill Gostic, vice president of Sikorsky, present a plaque to the Fire Chiefs commemorating the delivery of the first S-70i Black Hawks in the U.S. and continuing the Firehawk legacy... A Firehawk helicopter performs aerial firefighting and additionally, can plan missions and direct...

RealBiz Media Group (Verus Foods) Announces Corporate Update

13 12 2017

NEW YORK, NY , Dec. 13, 2017 -- RealBiz Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: RBIZ) currently operating as Verus Foods (“Verus” or the “Company”) is providing the following interim update in advance of its fiscal year-end report.Effective December 15, 2017, Mark Lindsey resigned as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company. Mr. Lindsey’s resignation was not the result from any disagreement with the Company, any matter related to the Company’s operations, policies or practices, the Company’s management or the Board. As a result, the Company has named industry veteran Piyush Munot as interim CFO. Mr. Munot, who is a U.S.-accredited CPA, has an extensive background uniquely suited to building Verus’s international business. As a former KMPG professional and senior auditor, he was involved in a full range of financial activities with companies throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council (“GCC”) countries. Most recently, he served as a Group Controller at Al Dahra Holding, a major...

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