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Digital Marketing Intern
Department: DevelopmentType of position: Intern, paidTime Commitment: 20 hrs/weekDuration: 3 months–4 months (depending on term)Location: New York CityObjective:  The Digital Marketing internship will provide a practical learning experience to an individual interested in digital marketing / fundraising for an international nonprofit organization.  Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rosanna Perri Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, March 27, 2018
Participants:  Geri Baumblatt, Dave DeBronkart, Judy Danielson, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, John Grohol, Matthew Holt, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Jan Oldenburg, Parika (Pinky) Petaipimol, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Linda Stotsky, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods Approve minutes from last full board meeting—Janice McCallum Minutes from February 27, 2018 approved. Treasurer’s Report (financial and membership numbers)–John Grohol Danny asked about a decline in funds, which John explained was due to outlay for HIMSS travel funds that have outstanding invoices from sponsors. Related to travel funds, HIMSS Health...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: janicemc Tags: Board Minutes Board Meeting Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, February 27, 2018
Participants:  Geri Baumblatt, Dave DeBronkart, Judy Danielson, Dave Dolton, Peter Elias, John Grohol, Matthew Holt, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Jan Oldenburg, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Linda Stotsky, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods and Vera Rulon. Approve minutes from last full board meeting—Janice McCallum Minutes from January 23, 2018 approved. Janice pointed out that with change to procedure in posting meeting minutes, we will need to move finalized minutes to a folder that is viewable by anyone.  Also need to change the link in Where to Find What at S4PM and tell Danny v Leeuwen to change link in newslet...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: janicemc Tags: Board Minutes Board Meeting Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, January 23, 2018
Participants:  Geri Baumblatt, Dave DeBronkart, Judy Danielson, Dave Dolton, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, John Grohol, Matthew Holt, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Jan Oldenburg, Parika Pinky Petaipimol, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Linda Stotsky, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods. Minutes from January 9 meeting approved with fixes to section on Gmail email aliases. Treasurer’s Report/Membership Report Danny Sands summarized the Treasurer’s report that was discussed in the January 9, 2018 meeting. Sponsorships are in good shape and membership growth is good, but retention is low. Burt Rosen is working with Tyson Ortiz to...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: janicemc Tags: Board Minutes Board Meeting Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Does Red Cross risk a fundraising shortfall by ending the Bash?
The nonprofit traditionally raises over $100,000 each year with its summer MASH-themed party. Will sponsors stay on when it switches to a more traditional fundraising awards breakfast? (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Does Red Cross risk a fundraising shortfall by ending the Bash?
The nonprofit traditionally raises over $100,000 each year with its summer MASH-themed party. Will sponsors stay on when it switches to a more traditional fundraising awards breakfast? (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Fake scientist Bill Nye went from educating children to advocating their murder: He's now speaking for Planned Parenthood and pushing population control
(Natural News) Former PBS “Science Guy” Bill Nye recently spoke at a fundraising event in San Antonio for Planned Parenthood of South Texas, a regional chapter of Planned Parenthood of America that he openly praised for its continued murder of unborn babies as part of a larger population reduction agenda, which he says is also... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge
We're delighted to offer BTF supporters the chance to join the AMEND Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge (29 June - 1 July) and to raise money for BTF while you walk! To find out more go to the AMEND website or email fundraising@btf-thyroid.org. The registration deadline is 25 May 2018. (Source: The British Thyroid Foundation)
Source: The British Thyroid Foundation - May 9, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Featured Get Involved Source Type: news

Duped patients crowdfund for bogus medical care, study finds
Health insurance won't pay for these costly, unproven treatments, so patients turn to online fundraising sites (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Duped Patients Crowdfund for Fraudulent Medical Care, Study Says
CHICAGO (AP) — They're the tech-age version of donor jars at the diner: crowdfunding websites that aim to link ailing people with strangers willing to help pay for medical treatment. But new research suggests duped patients sometimes crowdfund to pay for bogus stem cell treatments. A study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association focused on for-profit clinics that use direct-to-consumer advertising for costly unproven stem-cell treatments for conditions including chronic lung disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and arthritis. Treatments are often marketed as cures or with a pr...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - May 8, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Duped Patients Crowdfund for Fraudulent Medical Care, Study Says
CHICAGO (AP) — They're the tech-age version of donor jars at the diner: crowdfunding websites that aim to link ailing people with strangers willing to help pay for medical treatment. But new research suggests duped patients sometimes crowdfund to pay for bogus stem cell treatments. A study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association focused on for-profit clinics that use direct-to-consumer advertising for costly unproven stem-cell treatments for conditions including chronic lung disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and arthritis. Treatments are often marketed as cures or with a pr...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 8, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Segal Trials Fundraises for the National Alliance on Mental Illness...
In an effort to support local mental health advocacy groups, Segal Trials, a network of clinical research sites, ran a Facebook fundraising campaign for the Miami-Dade and Broward County affiliates of...(PRWeb May 08, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/05/prweb15469634.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Parents Who Lost Twins During Birth Find New Mission
BOSTON (CBS) — It was October of 2017. Four months earlier than expected. Arianna and Brad Desilets, of Scituate, had been pregnant with twins. Boys. They had already picked out names: Theo and Max. She went into labor just shy of 21 weeks and both boys had died before she could deliver them. “We never even thought about that at all,” Arianna told WBZ’s Paula Ebben and Liam Martin. “When you found out you’re pregnant, you’re excited; you’re a little nervous, but you don’t expect it’s going to end in that way.” Arianna and Brad Desilets (WBZ-TV) Shortly after...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Watch Listen cuddle cot liam martin South Shore Hospital Source Type: news

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge
We're delighted to offer BTF supporters the chance to join the AMEND Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge (29 June - 1 July) and to raise money for BTF while you walk! To find out more please go to the AMEND website or email fundraising@btf-thyroid.org. The registration deadline is 25 May 2018.    (Source: The British Thyroid Foundation)
Source: The British Thyroid Foundation - May 3, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Featured News Source Type: news

Fundraising News
Joe Straw, BTF trustee ran in The Asda Foundation Sheffield Half Marathon on 8 April 2018 and says "the day was perfect and it was ideal running weather and was fantastic to represent the British Thyroid Foundation". Find out how you can help raise money to support the BTF or support one of our current fundraisers. (Source: The British Thyroid Foundation)
Source: The British Thyroid Foundation - May 3, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Featured General Source Type: news

Geisel Launches $250M Fundraising Campaign
The Geisel School of Medicine has launched a $250 million fundraising campaign as part of Dartmouth’s institution-wide campaign. Interaction: The Campaign for Dartmouth Medicine will amplify the medical school’s academic vitality and global impact, elevating Geisel’s stature as a community of scholars and learners with an outsized influence in forging new solutions and leading improvements in healthcare. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 27, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Donor Impact Insider News Press Release Call to Lead campaign fundraising Home-feature Interaction Source Type: news

Game of Thrones star launches specialist nurse fundraising campaign
New Royal College of Nursing ambassador Emilia Clarke is to raise funds for specialist nursing by offering people a chance to bid for the opportunity to spend a day on the Game of Thrones set. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 20, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

PRC Clinical Sponsors Fundraising Event By The Michael J. Fox...
PRC Clinical, A Full-Service CRO Headquartered In The San Francisco Bay Area, Is Sponsoring The Foxy Nights 2018 in San Francisco, CA, A Fundraising Event Benefiting The Michael J. Fox Foundation For...(PRWeb April 17, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/04/prweb15417364.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Where will the money go? Unprecedented donations keep pouring in for Humboldt Broncos
As donations from an online fundraising campaign for the Humboldt Broncos surpass $11 million, people are thinking about where that money will go and how it can best be used to help the families of those killed in the April 6 bus crash, as well as rebuild the lives of those who were injured. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

Your post-surgery pain is this San Francisco drugmaker's gain and opiod users may benefit, too
Six years after starting its first clinical trial, a small San Francisco company hopes that moving its pain treatment into a late-stage trial will generate a fundraising buzz but no excitement for pain-drug addicts. Adynxx Inc. said Thursday that its signature drug — once called AYX-1 but now dubbed brivoligide — showed in the last of three mid-stage trials that it blocked pain long term for patients exiting single-knee replacement surgery. What's more, the company said, patients with a lower… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Library Services on Wheels
In observation of National Bookmobile Day, Carmen Clark, bookmobile librarian for Bozeman Public Library in Bozeman, MT is providing a guest post today.  A few years ago, the Bozeman Public Library realized that there is a need for a mobile library in our rapidly growing city. After a very successful fundraising campaign by the Bozeman Library Foundation, our wish became a reality. On July 3rd 2017 we started our new Bookmobile program. We serve schools, assisted living facilities, mobile home parks and neighborhoods throughout Bozeman and Gallatin County. The Bookmobile functions as a mobile branch of the Bozeman Pub...
Source: Dragonfly - April 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: News from Network Members Public Libraries bookmobile outreach Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Hospital Seeks U.S.$1 Million to Start Kidney Transplants
[The Herald] Chitungwiza Central Hospital is fundraising for $1,1 million needed to start kidney transplants in Zimbabwe, the health institution's chief executive officer, Dr Obadiah Moyo, has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nurse with cancer smashes fundraising target for non-NHS drug
A specialist nurse with cancer from Devon has raised nearly £100,000 through public donations to fund a drug not currently available on the NHS. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Mount Sinai Medical Center ends 2017 with earnings down 43%
The hospital's foundation more than doubled its fundraising. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Mount Sinai Medical Center ends 2017 with earnings down 43%
The hospital's foundation more than doubled its fundraising. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Canvas Medical bumps total funding above $3M, launches administrative platform
Alongside the launch of its administrative software designed specifically for independent primary care practices, San Francisco-based Canvas Medical has announced that it has raised more than $3 million in total funding with its most recently closed round. The latest fundraising was led by Upfront Ventures, with participation from iSeed Ventures, Village Global, and other unnamed angel investors. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 28, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Tickets to Big Slick fundraising events go on sale
Big Slick Celebrity Weekend is back for its ninth fundraising effort. Tickets for the public events will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The star-studded fundraiser, hosted by Kansas City comedians Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, David Koechner and Eric Stonestreet, will return June 1 and 2. This year, celebrities will participate in a softball game at Kauffman Stadium (June 1 at 5 p.m.), a bowling tournament at Pinstripe s (June 2 at 10:30 a.m.), and the Big Slick party and auction at the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 27, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Andrew Vaupel Source Type: news

Nurse with cancer Laura Harris reaches her fundraising target
Laura Harris, 42, from Devon, has raised cash to fund a drug not available on the NHS just one day after her story became public. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Wobbly head' woman fundraising for lifesaving surgery
Nadine Turnbull struggles with a rare condition where her head is not properly secured to her body. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Q & amp;A: How to Merge R & amp;D with Business Goals
Device makers from around the world realize the importance of a robust research and development team. R&D departments are where the magic happens. Where ideas are born and exciting breakthroughs give way to transformative technologies. But how do companies learn to identify viable projects that are actually worth pursuing? Evaluating the fruits of your R&D projects is often the most crucial element to success for medical device makers. Chris Loose is the chief scientific officer and co-founder of Frequency Therapeutics. He has led the technology team in developing a wide variety of medical products, inclu...
Source: MDDI - March 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: R & D Business Source Type: news

Heroic journeys through sobriety: how temporary alcohol abstinence campaigns portray participant experiences - Bartram A, Hanson-Easey S, Eliott J.
BACKGROUND: In Australia, recent years have seen a rise in the popularity of temporary abstinence campaigns, in which people pledge to abstain from alcohol for a month while raising funds for charity. In addition to their fundraising aims, such initiatives... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Alzheimer’s disease cries out for star-studded fundraising
Dementia research is lagging far behind other health conditions such as HIV/Aids and cancer (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ninth Annual CARE After Cancer Event is April 19
Enjoy an evening of fun while supporting cancer survivors at the ninth annual C.A.R.E. Fundraising Event and Silent Auction sponsored by UR Medicine ’s Strong Fertility Center, 7 -9 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 at Oak Hill Country Club. The event benefits patients of the fertility center’s Childbearing After Recovery (C.A.R.E.), a program that helps young people diagnosed with cancer preserve their fertility before they begin cancer treatments . (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Helix, Competing With Ancestry And 23andMe, Raises $200 Million For Marketing War
The fundraising round, which shows that Helix is able to raise large amounts of money despite criticism of its platform, shows the renewed interest in genetics as a market by big investors. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Boulder gene-editing company raises $55.5M, will hire scientists
A Boulder biotech that's exploring gene-editing technology said it's raised $55.5 million in a Series C round of funding. Inscripta, which used to be known as Muse Biotechnology, said the latest funding round was led by Mérieux Développement and Paladin Capital Group. Additional participants included all previous Inscripta investors: Venrock, Foresite, MLS Capital, and NanoDimension. The fundraising comes just a y ear after Muse bio raised $23 million in a Series B round of funding. The latest… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

V Foundation grants total $25M in 2017
The V Foundation for Cancer Research awarded $25 million in grants nationwide in 2017. Last year's grants bring the V Foundation's total amount awarded to-date to more than $200 million as several new areas of focus are ahead in its 25th year. "We're going to be focused on our fundraising and our grant making," Susan Braun, CEO of the V Foundation, said in an interview last month. According to the V Foundation, grants awarded in 2017 included: 24 V Scholar Grants, which are two-year, $100,000… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

The next big thing in Buffalo biotech? Answer may be OmniSeq.
OmniSeq is starting to turn its potential into real momentum, and leaders are starting to talk about a future with major rounds of private fundraising or an IPO. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Dan Miner Source Type: news

Corporate Relations Intern
Department: DevelopmentReports to: Senior Corporate Relations AssociateType of position: Intern, paidTime Commitment: 20 hrs/weekDuration: 3 months–4 months (depending on term)Location: New York CityObjective:  The Corporate Relations Intern will work closely with the Corporate Relations fundraising team offering day-to-day research and administrative support and meeting project-based needs as they arise.Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - February 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rosanna Perri Source Type: news

UAB Cancer Center receives largest donation from BCRFA
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama has made a record donation of $950,000 to the UAB Comprehensive Care Center.   BCRFA presented the donation Feb. 2 from all of its fundraising efforts during the prior year, including the sales of specialty breast cancer research license plates, BCRFA events, individual and community support. Over half of the amount raised was from sales due to the license plates.  Commu nity support induced 20 Alabama fire departments who sold T-shirts in October… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 9, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

OhioHealth plans $12M fitness and wellness center for stroke, neurological rehabilitation
OhioHealth Corp. plans to build a $12.1 million fitness and wellness center designed for patients recovering from stroke and neurological conditions. Half the cost is covered by a $6 million grant from the McConnell Foundation. The founding family of Worthington Industries Inc. now has donated a cumulative $25 million to the Columbus health system over three decades; OhioHealth's heart wellness center is named for the family. OhioHealth is lau nching a $4 million fundraising campaign and covering… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 9, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

OhioHealth plans $12M fitness and wellness center for stroke, neurological rehabilitation
OhioHealth Corp. plans to build a $12.1 million fitness and wellness center designed for patients recovering from stroke and neurological conditions. Half the cost is covered by a $6 million grant from the McConnell Foundation. The founding family of Worthington Industries Inc. now has donated a cumulative $25 million to the Columbus health system over three decades; OhioHealth's heart wellness center is named for the family. OhioHealth is lau nching a $4 million fundraising campaign and covering… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 9, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Edmond de Rothschild nets €345m for biotech fund
Fundraising comes as private-equity unit looks to spin out from parent company (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

It ’ s the classic win-win
The new UNISON Lottery has arrived. Relaunched on 1 February, all members can enter the monthly draw for as little as £1 a month and be in with the chance of winning prizes up to £1,000. It’s also a powerful way to support There for You, the charity for UNISON members. Every year, more than 3,000 members and their families come to There for You for help – often in desperation, with difficulties in their personal lives. Members can benefit from a range of services, including financial assistance, advice and information on a range of issues – such as emotional support and help with managing debt...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 5, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: cullenm Tags: Article there for you There for you monthly lottery Source Type: news

Lab notes: So long and thanks for all the fish?
Orcas talk! Well, one has, anyway: a study involving a killer whale called Wikie has revealed thatorcas can imitate human speech. Researchers have shown that killer whales able to copy words such as “hello”, “one, two” and ‘bye bye’ as well as sounds from other orcas. A great leap for our species, however, is the news that doctors in Newcastle have selected thefirst patients to undergo treatment which will result in ‘three-person babies’. Both women chosen for the radical therapy carry mutations that cause rare and devastating genetic disease. Another promising advance is the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 2, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Tash Reith-Banks Tags: Science Source Type: news

Natural painkiller nasal spray could replace addictive opioids, trial indicates
Risk of overdose could be far lower, say researchers, as fundraising for human clinical trials beginsA nasal spray that delivers a natural painkiller to the brain could transform the lives of patients by replacing the dangerous and addictive prescription opioids that have wreaked havoc in the US and claimed the lives of thousands of people.Scientists at University College London found they could alleviate pain in animals with a nasal spray that delivered millions of soluble nanoparticles filled with a natural opioid directly into the brain. In lab tests, the animals showed no signs of becoming tolerant to the compound &rsq...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Opioids Drugs Science Medical research Nanotechnology Source Type: news

A first birthday made possible by cardiac tumor surgery
Today is Oliver Cameron’s first birthday and he and his parents have a lot to celebrate. After a year of uncertainty, they will be enjoying a quiet dinner with family at their home in Wantage, a town in Oxfordshire, England. “Having him home and healthy is the best present ever,” says his mom, Lydia. She and her husband, Tim, are looking forward to some quiet time alone with Oliver and their family after spending much of the last year fighting for his life. Oliver was born with a large, non-cancerous tumor, called a cardiac fibroma, inside his heart. It was so rare that only a handful of doctors in the U....
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 31, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ellen Greenlaw Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories cardiac fibroma Cardiac Tumor Program Dr. Pedro del Nido Dr. Tal Geva Source Type: news

NSU reaches $250M fundraising goal two years early with $30M in new donations
When Nova Southeastern University announced a $250 million fundraising campaign in early 2015, it sounded like a tough task, but it has made its goal three years ahead of schedule. On Jan. 27 at its Celebration of Excellence gala, the nonprofit university announced gifts of $25 million from Dr. Kiran Patel and Dr. Pallavi Patel and $5 million from Ron Assaf and Kathy Assaf, both for its health care programs. That pushed its fundraising campaign total to $252 million, hitting the mark well ahead… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 28, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

NSU reaches $250M fundraising goal two years early with $30M in new donations
When Nova Southeastern University announced a $250 million fundraising campaign in early 2015, it sounded like a tough task, but it has made its goal three years ahead of schedule. On Jan. 27 at its Celebration of Excellence gala, the nonprofit university announced gifts of $25 million from Dr. Kiran Patel and Dr. Pallavi Patel and $5 million from Ron Assaf and Kathy Assaf, both for its health care programs. That pushed its fundraising campaign total to $252 million, hitting the mark well ahead… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 28, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news