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Solange Peters Elected ESMO President 2020-2021

Solange Peters Elected ESMO President 2020-2021

ESMO, the leading European professional organisation for medical oncology announced today that the President for 2020-2021 is Professor Solange Peters, MD, PhD, head of the Medical Oncology Service, Chair of Thoracic Oncology, Oncology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne,

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EMBL Council Selects Next Director General

EMBL Council Selects Next Director General

At its 53rd meeting yesterday, EMBL Council selected Edith Heard as the organisation's fifth Director General. Heard's mandate is scheduled to begin 1 January 2019.“Today is a great day for European science,” said Patrick Cramer, Chair of EMBL Council. “I am extremely pleased with the comprehensive

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ECRI Institute’s President and CEO Named Top Patient Safety Leader for Second Time

ECRI Institute’s President and CEO Named Top Patient Safety Leader for Second Time

Jeffrey C. Lerner, PhD, president and chief executive officer of ECRI Institute, has been selected as one of Becker's Hospital Review's "50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety for 2017." The annual award recognizes 50 leaders who are champions for improving patient safety. "While I’m ho

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Director Appointed for New UK Health and Biomedical Informatics Research Institute

Director Appointed for New UK Health and Biomedical Informatics Research Institute

Professor Andrew Morris has been appointed Director of the new UK health and biomedical informatics research institute, which is to be named Health Data Research UK (HDR UK). The new institute will, for the first time in the world, incorporate on a national scale the whole breadth of data science re

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Virginia Mason Institute

Virginia Mason Institute Announces New Executive Director

Kirsten Mecklenburg Turner has been named executive director at Virginia Mason Institute. The institute, a division of Virginia Mason Health System, provides education, coaching and facilitation to health care organizations worldwide to improve patient safety, quality and efficiency. Turner, formerl

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 Philips Announces Changes to its Executive Committee

Philips Announces Changes to its Executive Committee

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) has announced the appointment of Jeroen Tas as Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer to accelerate Philips’ transition to a solutions company, driving innovations in systems, smart devices, software and services to improve people’s lives. Effective immedia

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Spreemo Appoints Dr. Richard Herzog as Executive Director of the Quality Research Institute and Dr. Miriam Makhlouf as its Director of Research Operations and Informatics

Spreemo Appoints Dr. Richard Herzog as Executive Director & Dr. Miriam Makhlouf as its Director

Spreemo, the healthcare analytics platform that facilitates better patient care through innovative clinical research, data science and network management, has named Richard Herzog, M.D., as Executive Director of the Quality Research Institute (QRI) and Miriam Makhlouf, Ph.D., as its Director of Rese

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2015 recipient of GSA's Robert W. Kleemeier Award

Kyriakos S. 'Kokos' Markides Selected as 2015 Recipient of GSA's Robert W. Kleemeier Award

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Kyriakos S. "Kokos" Markides, PhD, of the University of Texas Medical Branch as the 2015 recipient of the Robert W. Kleemeier Award. This distinguished honor

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Dirk Büscher and José Terencio resign from TiGenix board of directors

Dirk Büscher and José Terencio resign from TiGenix board of directors

TiGenix NV (Euronext Brussels: TIG) has announced that Dirk Büscher and José Terencio resigned from their position as board member, effective as of July 31, 2015. Dirk Büscher and José Terencio are the CEO and COO respectively of Gri-Cel SA, a fully owned subsidiary of Grifols, a world leader i

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EKF Diagnostics’ Growth Drives New Role Creation

EKF Diagnostics’ Growth Drives New Role Creation

EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitro diagnostics company, announces the appointment of a number of senior personnel to key new roles to drive new product introductions. Craig Wilson joins as Global Director of Product Development, Process and Governance, and Yvonne Middlefell has taken up

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