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Jul 21, 2015, 13:54 ET

UCLA Health Hospitals Rank Among Nation's Best In U.S. News Survey

UCLA Health's hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica have been named to U.S. News and World Report's 2015-2016 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. UCLA,...

Jul 16, 2015, 11:41 ET

ADU Becomes the First U.S. Healthcare University to Offer a Program in Conductive Education

Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) has announced a new Bachelor of Science program in Conductive Education (CE) as well as a certificate...

Jul 15, 2015, 13:00 ET
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OHSU scientists unlock first critical step toward gene therapy treatment for patients with mitochondrial disease

 A study led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D., and Hong Ma, M.D., Ph.D., at the Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy at Oregon Health &...

Jul 14, 2015, 14:10 ET
KAUST is an international, graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia (PRNewsFoto/King Abdullah University)

El Shaheen XC40 de KAUST, uno de los 10 principales superordenadores del mundo

Potenciando el descubrimiento: el nuevo Shaheen XC40 de KAUST se sitúa séptimo entre los 10 principales superordenadores del...

Jul 14, 2015, 08:01 ET
KAUST is an international, graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia (PRNewsFoto/King Abdullah University)

Empowering Discovery: KAUST's New Shaheen XC40 Ranks Seventh in World's Top Ten Supercomputers

Shaheen XC40, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology's (KAUST's) new Cray system, is the seventh fastest supercomputer in the world...

Jul 13, 2015, 16:46 ET
KAUST is an international, graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia (PRNewsFoto/King Abdullah University)

Zum Wohl der Wissenschaft: KAUSTs neuer Shaheen XC40 ist auf Platz sieben der weltweiten Top Ten der Supercomputer

Laut der heute auf der International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt veröffentlichten TOP500-Liste ist der Shaheen XC40, das neue...

Jul 13, 2015, 16:39 ET
KAUST is an international, graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia (PRNewsFoto/King Abdullah University)

Valorisation de la découverte : le nouveau Shaheen XC40 de la KAUST est classé septième dans la liste des 10 superordinateurs les plus rapides du monde

Le Shaheen XC40, le nouveau système Cray de l'Université des sciences et technologies du Roi Abdallah (en anglais, King Abdullah...

Jul 13, 2015, 14:10 ET

Empoderando el descubrimiento: la nueva Shaheen XC40 de KAUST se clasifica séptima entre principales 10 supercomputadoras del mundo

El nuevo sistema Cray Shaheen XC40, de la King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), es la séptima supercomputadora...

Jul 13, 2015, 12:29 ET

Capacitando a descoberta: O novo Shaheen XC40 da KAUST ocupa o sétimo lugar na classificação dos dez melhores supercomputadores do mundo

O Shaheen XC40, o novo sistema Cray da KAUST - King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Universidade de Ciência e Tecnologia Rei...

Jul 13, 2015, 09:26 ET
KAUST is an international, graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia (PRNewsFoto/King Abdullah University)

Empowering Discovery: KAUST's New Shaheen XC40 Ranks Seventh in World's Top Ten Supercomputers

Shaheen XC40, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology's (KAUST's) new Cray system, is the seventh fastest supercomputer in the world...

Jun 25, 2015, 09:00 ET
Brian Druker, M.D., director of the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University

OHSU sets fundraising record by meeting $1 billion challenge from Nike co-founder and wife

 Oregon Health & Science University today announced it met Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife Penny's $1 billion challenge by raising...

Jun 12, 2015, 18:51 ET

UCLA Medical Group Again Earns Top Rating for Patient Care Capabilities

The UCLA Medical Group has again earned the highest rating possible in an annual survey conducted by CAPG, an association representing physician...

Jun 02, 2015, 12:45 ET

UCLA Operation Mend receives $15.7 million for mental health program for wounded warriors

Wounded Warrior Project has approved a $15.7 million grant over three years for UCLA Health to expand its Operation Mend program. The...

Jun 02, 2015, 11:02 ET

ADU's Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia April 2015 Graduates Earn 100 Percent First Time Pass Rate on National Certification Examination

 One hundred percent of Adventist University of Health Sciences' (ADU) Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia (MSNA) graduates of April 2015...

May 28, 2015, 11:31 ET

Einzelhandelsexperte warnt vor einer "Wiederholung der Walmart-Katastrophe" beim Übernahmekampf um die deutsche Warenhauskette Kaufhof

Beim drohenden Übernahmekampf um die angeschlagene deutsche Warenhauskette Kaufhof besteht die Gefahr einer "Wiederholung der...

May 28, 2015, 11:11 ET

La bataille pour la reprise de l'allemand Kaufhof pourrait tourner « à la catastrophe comme pour Walmart » selon un spécialiste de la distribution

La bataille imminente pour la reprise de la chaîne allemande de grands magasins Kaufhof, en difficulté, pourrait tourner à...

May 28, 2015, 04:04 ET

Takeover Battle for Germany's Kaufhof Risks "Walmart Disaster Revisited", Retail Expert Warns

The looming takeover battle for Germany's beleaguered Kaufhof department store chain carries the risk of a "Walmart disaster revisited" should the...

May 07, 2015, 11:00 ET
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First-of-its-kind West Nile virus vaccine now in Phase I clinical trials

 A novel investigational West Nile virus vaccine discovered and developed by scientists at the Oregon National Primate Research Center at...

Apr 29, 2015, 08:23 ET
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences plans to open its new campus near the Dolphin Mall in Miami

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Bringing Physical Therapy Program to Miami

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences plans to bring its Doctor of Physical Therapy program to Miami in fall 2015, pending...

Apr 24, 2015, 16:01 ET

Researchers find alarming rise in cost of MS drugs over past two decades

 A new study shows an "alarming rise" over the last 20 years in the costs of drugs used to slow the progression of multiple sclerosis or reduce...