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Perspica Named to ITOA50 List of Innovators

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 29, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Perspica announced today that it has been selected as a member of the ITOA50, which recognizes the top 50 leading vendors in IT Operations Analytics. Perspica was selected based on its product offering, impact, innovation and industry recognition in the space. For years, IT teams have struggled with chronic IT operations...

Source: PR Newswire

Amgen and Arrowhead to develop gene-therapies for heart disease

Pasadena, California- based Arrowhead will get $35 million up front and will be eligible to receive up to $617 million in milestone payments. Arrowhead, which had about 60.43 million shares outstanding as of June 30, has a market value of about $425 million. The company, along with drug developers such as Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc and privately held Quark...

Source: Reuters

Folloze Raises $7.3 Million in Funding to Extend Reach of Account Based Marketing (ABM) Sales Platform

Financing Co-Led by Canvas Ventures and NEA to Accelerate Go-to-Market and Fuel Company Growth. PALO ALTO, Calif.---- Folloze, an Account Based Marketing Sales Platform, today announced that it has closed $7.3 million in funding to further accelerate the company’ s market traction and grow its sales, marketing and customer success teams. The investment was co-led...

Source: Business Wire

Mirati Therapeutics Announces Appointment Of Dr. Bruce L.A. Carter To Board Of Directors

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the appointment of Dr. Bruce L.A. Carter to the Company's Board of Directors where he will also serve as a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee, effective immediately. Carter is also an Affiliate Professor, Department of Biochemistry at the University of...

Source: PR Newswire

Biostage to Present at the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa

HOLLISTON, Mass., Sept. 29, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Biostage, Inc.,, a biotechnology company developing bioengineered organ implants to treat cancers and other life-threatening conditions of the esophagus, bronchus and trachea, today announced that it will be presenting at the Cell& Gene Meeting on the Mesa being held October 5-7, 2016 in La Jolla, CA. Saverio La...

Source: PR Newswire

Amgen And Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Announce Two Cardiovascular Collaborations

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Amgen and Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced two license and collaboration agreements to develop and commercialize RNA interference therapies for cardiovascular disease. Under one agreement, Amgen receives a worldwide, exclusive license to Arrowhead's novel, RNAi ARC-LPA...

Source: PR Newswire

BDS Mobile Raises $685,000 In Friends And Family Round

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 29, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- BDS Mobile raised $685,000 in a recent "friends and family" equity financing round led by Badger Tech Investors, LLC. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich& Rosati, P.C. in Palo Alto, CA advised BDS Mobile in the offering. Madison- based Murphy Desmond S.C. advised Badger Tech Investors.

Source: PR Newswire

First Applebee's® Restaurant In Hawaii Opens On October 3, Bringing America's Neighborhood Grill And Bar To All 50 States

On October 3, Applebee's marks a milestone, when Hawaii— the last remaining state in the Union without an Applebee's— gets its first restaurant in Ewa Beach on Oahu. Applebee's will also bring the tradition of helping the neighborhood to Hawaii by sponsoring a month of fundraising activities for Make-A-Wish ® Hawaii, which grants wishes for children diagnosed...

Source: PR Newswire

OPEC deal excitement appears to fade on Wall Street

U.S. stock futures were drifting this morning, following Wednesday's energy-driven rally on a deal from OPEC members to limit production.


COLUMN-In-patient or not? Medicare requires hospitals to tell you

You are nervous about what the tests will show, but at least you do not have to worry about hospital bills- you have Medicare, so you can relax about healthcare coverage. Not if you are in the hospital under "observation status"- a Medicare designation applied to patients deemed insufficiently ill for formal admission, but still too sick to be allowed to go home.

Source: Reuters