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Media alert: The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC) 2020

Genetics Society of America

Reporters are invited to attend The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), to be held April 22-26, 2020 in National Harbor, Maryland, just 30 minutes from downtown Washington DC. TAGC 2020 will feature the latest discoveries from researchers at the leading edge of what is possible in the biological and biomedical sciences.

Channels: Aging, Cancer, Cell Biology, Evolution and Darwin, Genetics,

Released:
24-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST
Newswise: Daron G. Ferris, MD, to Receive 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health
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Daron G. Ferris, MD, to Receive 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Daron G. Ferris, MD, the Founder of CerviCusco, will receive the 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health for his dedication to cervical cancer prevention among the indigenous women in Cusco, Peru. Ferris created CerviCusco, a non-profit organization that ensures all women, including those with limited economic resources, have access to high quality and affordable health education and care, including screening, diagnosis, and treatment of cervical cancer. Ferris will receive the award – which comes with a $100,000 cash prize – during an event at the University of Pennsylvania on April 23, 2020.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Women's Health, In the Workplace, Nursing,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Meridian Health Foundation’s Giving Heals Campaign Bolstered by Team Member Support

Meridian Health Foundation’s Giving Heals Campaign Bolstered by Team Member Support

Hackensack Meridian Health

Team members from eight Hackensack Meridian Health medical centers raised nearly $330,000 for Giving Heals, Meridian Health Foundation’s comprehensive fundraising campaign, which supports four important initiatives: strengthening oncology services, improving clinical outcomes, enhancing the patient experience and broadening clinical research and academic programs. To date, nearly $110 million has been raised toward a goal of $150 million to support Hackensack Meridian Health medical centers in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties.

Channels: Cancer, Clinical Trials, Ethics and Research Methods, Healthcare,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation Welcomes New Trustee
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20-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation to Host Genomic Medicine Symposium

Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation to Host Genomic Medicine Symposium

Hackensack Meridian Health

The Symposium on February 19 will feature a variety of clinical disorders in which prevention, screening, and treatment can be informed through genomic and epigenomic data.

Channels: Autoimmune Diseases, Cancer, Cell Biology, Children's Health, Genetics, Healthcare,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 11:30 AM EST
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Newswise: John Theurer Cancer Center Participating in Early-Phase Study of Immunotherapy-Boosting Treatment

John Theurer Cancer Center Participating in Early-Phase Study of Immunotherapy-Boosting Treatment

Hackensack Meridian Health

Investigators at John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey are participating in a first-in-patients clinical trial assessing VE800, a novel bacteria-containing therapy, in combination with the immunotherapy drug nivolumab. Laboratory research has suggested that VE800 may enhance the effectiveness of drugs like nivolumab.

Channels: Cancer, Digestive Disorders, Immunology, Liver Disease, Microbiome, OBGYN,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 1:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center First Hospital in New Jersey to Perform Kidney Transplant Using Cutting-Edge, Life-Saving Technology

Hackensack University Medical Center First Hospital in New Jersey to Perform Kidney Transplant Using Cutting-Edge, Life-Saving Technology

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center today announced that it became the first hospital in the New Jersey to perform a kidney transplant with a kidney preserved at its own Organ Preservation Center using the LifePort Kidney Transporter, an ex vivo hypothermic machine preservation technology. Hypothermic machine preservation is a cutting-edge, life-saving technology that increases a kidney’s viability and lifespan, improving patient outcomes.

Channels: Kidney Disease, Surgery, Transplantation,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 1:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center Participated in Nationwide Study that Finds Three Medications are Safe and Effective in Treating Life-Threatening Seizures

Hackensack University Medical Center Participated in Nationwide Study that Finds Three Medications are Safe and Effective in Treating Life-Threatening Seizures

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack University Medical Center researchers in Emergency Medicine participated in a nationwide study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in November 2019 that concluded that three drugs are equally safe and effective in treating patients with life-threatening seizures called Status Epilepticus (SE). The new study, Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial (ESETT), examined three medications commonly administered in the emergency department to treat SE – levetiracetam, fosphenytoin, and valproate – in order to learn which is most effective in treating patients.

Channels: All Journal News, Neuro, NEJM,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 1:50 PM EST
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Newswise: The Center for Dentistry at Hackensack University Medical Center to Offer Free Dental Care through “Give Kids a Smile” Program

The Center for Dentistry at Hackensack University Medical Center to Offer Free Dental Care through “Give Kids a Smile” Program

Hackensack Meridian Health

The Center for Dentistry at Hackensack University Medical Center will be participating in the American Dental Association’s “Give Kids a Smile” program on Friday, February 7. Free preventive and restorative dental care will be offered to children ages 12 and younger by appointment only from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Hillcrest Building, 60 Second Street, Hackensack.

Channels: Children's Health, Oral Health,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 1:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center’s Hospital Earns the Most Certifications of Any Hospital in the Nation

Hackensack University Medical Center’s Hospital Earns the Most Certifications of Any Hospital in the Nation

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center announced today that it earned its 28th The Joint Commission (TJC) Disease Specific Care (DSC) certification, marking the most certifications of any hospital in the nation. TJC awarded the Prematurity program at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center with the DSC certification after a rigorous review process. Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital is the first hospital in the state of New Jersey to earn this esteemed designation.

Channels: Healthcare,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 12:05 PM EST
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