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New FDA-sponsored research: National and international device registries needed

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Most Americans will be exposed to a medical device during their lives and tens of millions will receive an implantable device. However, public health and regulatory agencies in the U.S. and internationally acknowledge there are gaps both in the ability to track these devices and to provide the public the accurate, evidence-based information consumers need to improve their health and make informed care decisions.

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NIH funds research to identify Parkinson’s biomarkers

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), awarded a three-year, $900,000 grant to the Center for Biomedical Imaging Statistics at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health. The grant will fund the center’s biomarker research in Parkinson’s disease to identify non-invasive imaging measures that can detect changes in brain function and biochemistry.

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Tyson named chair of Executive Leadership Council

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Bernard Tyson, president and COO of Kaiser Permanente, has been named chair of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC)—a preeminent organization composed of African-American senior executives from the nation’s Fortune 500 corporations that recognizes the strengths, success, contributions and impact of African-American business leaders. His term runs through Dec. 31, 2013.

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