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Aptose Presents New Preclinical Data on CG’806 pan-FLT3/pan-BTK Inhibitor at ASH 59th Annual Meeting

SAN DIEGO and TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Aptose Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:APTO) (TSX:APS) today announced the presentation of preclinical data from research led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center demonstrating that CG’806, a highly potent pan-FLT3/pan-BTK inhibitor, exerts a profound anti-leukemia effect in human and murine leukemia cell lines harboring FLT-3 ITD mutations, mutations that are usually associated with very poor prognoses in leukemia patients. In addition, CG’806...

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YRC Worldwide Provides Quarter-To-Date Operating Data for Fourth Quarter 2017

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec. 11, 2017 -- YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) reported certain operating metrics for the first two months of fourth quarter 2017.At YRC Freight, October 2017 tonnage per day increased approximately 1.7% compared to October 2016 and November 2017 tonnage per day increased approximately 1.1% compared to November 2016. Quarter-to-date through November 2017, revenue per hundredweight increased approximately 3.7% compared to a year ago. Revenue per shipment increased approximately...

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uniQure Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index

LEXINGTON, Mass. and AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, Dec. 11, 2017 -- uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ:QURE), a leading gene therapy company advancing transformative therapies for patients with severe medical needs, today announced that the Company has been added to the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (NBI). The addition is part of NBI's annual review of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market that meet NBI's eligibility criteria. uniQure will be added to the NBI effective...

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Wharton Executive Education Launches New Program to Demystify Venture Capital

PHILADELPHIA December 11, 2017 The Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has launched a new program on venture capital to help institutional investors, venture capitalists, angel investors, and entrepreneurs gain a better understanding of what drives success in early stage investing. The weeklong program will cover structuring an investment fund, sourcing and screening potential deals, and designing a term sheet that protects the rights...

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Ovarian Cancer Market with Current Trends Analysis, 2014-2020

Albany, NY -- 12/11/2017 -- Ovarian cancer, and its rising incidence rate, is a growing concern worldwide. Market players that are currently engaged in the development of drugs and therapies for ovarian cancer stand to benefit by observing the latest trends and pipeline competitor products. Transparency Market Research's report enables entities in the market to assess the commercial opportunities and unmet clinical demands that exist in the global ovarian cancer market. The market for ovarian...

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Anti-Reflective Coatings Market Size Is Growing Globally by 2022

Sarasota, FL -- 12/11/2017 -- According to the report, the global anti-reflective coatings market accounted for USD 3.53 Billion in 2016 and is expected to reach USD 5.71 Billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of around 8.4% between 2017 and 2022.The global anti-reflective coatings market is expected to witness substantial growth within the forecast period on account of the demand from several regions across the globe. Anti-reflective coatings are used in a wide range of applications where light is...

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Laura K. Ipsen Joins Ellucian as President and CEO

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ellucian, the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, announced today that Laura K. Ipsen has joined the company as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Ipsen has more than 25 years of experience as a technology executive, working to drive transformation in the public and private sectors and spur adoption of comprehensive solutions in high-growth industries. Ipsen joins Ellucian from Oracle Corporation, where...

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Semper Capital Management honored in Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management Awards

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Semper Capital Management, a private, veteran-owned, and minority-owned boutique fixed income investment manager based in New York, announced today that the firm has been recognized as one of industry's top places to work in the 2017 Pensions & Investments' Best Places to Work in Money Management Awards. Presented by Pensions & Investments, the global news source of money management, the sixth-annual survey and recognition program is dedicated to identifying...

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AGF Announces Series of Product Changes to Refine and Enhance Its Line-up

TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2017 -- AGF Investments Inc. (AGF) today announced a series of product changes to refine and enhance their product line-up.“At AGF, we continuously review our line-up to ensure our offerings are competitive, while addressing the product needs of our clients,” said Florence Narine, Senior Vice- President, Product, AGF Investment Inc.The changes include management fee reductions, risk rating changes, new series launch and changes to a portfolio manager.Management Fee ReductionsAGF...

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Code 3 Emergency Room & Urgent Care Announces the Opening of the Newest Location in Denton, TX

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Code 3 Emergency Partners, LLC is proud to announce the opening of the latest Code 3 Emergency Room & Urgent Care in Denton, Texas. The new 8,500 square-foot facility is located at 3111 Teasley Lane, Denton, TX 76205. The facility houses a 24/7/365 full-service emergency room and is fully equipped with 8 patient rooms, on-site CT scanner, Ultrasound, X-Ray, and Laboratory as well as observation rooms for short term observation admissions. Code 3 Urgent Care...

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UNIPOWER Opens New Portal for Partners

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, UNIPOWER launched a new web portal for partners with a refined look and simplified navigation. The new user experience is fresh and clean, all while making the aesthetic engaging to the end-user and easier to utilize. All of the content from the previous site remains available, as the new partner portal also includes new content and a product image gallery where you can download all the pictures of UNIPOWER’s current product offerings. Also, the portal...

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Team Kaliber Crowned Call of Duty World League Dallas Open Champions

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The CWL Dallas Open culminated with Team Kaliber claiming the top-place finish during a fiercely competitive tournament in Call of Duty®: WWII. Teams Splyce, OpTic Gaming and FaZe Clan rounded out the top four spots to conclude the three-day competition at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. CWL Dallas Open Champs Team Kaliber claimed the largest piece of the event’s $200,000 prize pool, as part of the new season’s $4.2 million...

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NES Financial EB-5 Solution Suite Selected by LCR Capital Partners for Four Seasons Project in Miami Beach

Whenever we talk to prospective investors, we stress the importance of transparency. That’s why we list NES Financial as the first partner we work with. SAN JOSE, Calif. December 11, 2017 NES Financial announced today that LCR Capital Partners, the private investment firm sponsoring the EB5 issue for the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences at the Surf Club in Miami, Florida, has selected NES Financial’s suite of EB-5 solutions for the project. LCR Capital Partners will utilize...

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Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to Southern California Wildfires

Southern California wildfires “Our church partners have deeply engaged ministries,” said Katie Mears, Director of Episcopal Relief & Development’s US Disaster Team. “As the fires continue, we will leverage the expertise of our congregations and diocesan disaster coordinators.” NEW YORK December 11, 2017 Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles to provide emergency support to help the most vulnerable impacted by the wildfires...

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Global Diabetic Socks Market: Polyester to Remain Second Most Preferred Material Type

Albany, NY -- 12/11/2017 -- An increase in the incidence of diabetes across the globe has led to a rise in the demand for diabetic socks among the worldwide patient population. To understand the performance of the global diabetic socks market, Market Research Reports Search Engine (MRRSE) has included a new publication in its exhaustive reports repository. This report provides useful insights and a detailed forecast for the period 2017 – 2025 of the global and regional markets for diabetic...

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Organs-on-Chips to Revolutionize the Drug Development Industry

LONDON, Dec. 11, 2017 -- The market for organs-on-chips (OOCs), the cell culture chips that imitate the activities, mechanisms and responses of organs, will be worth $284 million by 2021, according to research from The Business Research Company in its report Organ-On-Chip (OOC) Global Market 2018. The market is expected to maintain a high growth rate up to 2018, and then accelerate.This rapid growth in such a new market will result from increases in the number of collaborative sales agreements between...

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