RADNOR, Pa. and GENEVA, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroRx, Inc., and Relief AG (SIX: RLF, OTCQB: RLFTF), announce that more than 175 patients with Critical COVID-19 and Respiratory Failure who also have a severe comorbidity have now been entered into an Expanded Access Protocol (EAP) with RLF-100(TM) in the United States.
WEST CHESTER, Pa., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Centinel Spine(®), LLC, the largest privately-held spine company focused on anterior column reconstruction, today announced recognition by Becker's Spine as the top Orthopedic Solution Company in 2020. Becker's Spine referenced MedTech Outlook as the source behind the recognition of innovators at the forefront of orthopedic technologies. This is the second year in a row that Centinel Spine has been named to the Top 10 list of innovators in the orthopedic market, having also received the honor in 2019.
NEWTOWN, Pa., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM), a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services, today announced it was selected along with VitalAire as the winner of the 2020 Acquia Engage Awards for 'Building a Better Tomorrow.' The Acquia Engage Awards, presented at the annual Acquia Engage conference for business leaders, marketing professionals, and developers, recognize the ground-breaking digital experiences that organizations are building with the Acquia Open Digital Experience Platform.
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today that BetMGM, a leading sports betting and digital gaming company, is the team's First Gaming Partner. The partnership features fan-focused assets such as presenting sponsorship of the Steelers Kickoff pregame show, as well as team broadcast programming, digital marketing assets, and in-stadium promotions and signage.
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) today announced that Chairman, President and CEO Seifi Ghasemi will speak at the Citi 2020 Basic Materials Virtual Conference on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. USET.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Three sessions, six weeks, 36 high-quality investment opportunities describes this year's Keiretsu Forum Investor Capital Expo. The virtual event attracted over 900 registered accredited investors from 50 angel groups, investors from 100+ Family Offices, corporate partners, and keynotes from leading experts. To date, featured companies have more than 2,000 indications of investment interest. By all measures, it was a very successful Expo; for three investors, it was an exceptional Expo.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is pleased to announce the launch of Pediatric & Congenital Heart Talks, a free, monthly, video-based educational resource for clinical and research professionals in pediatric cardiology.
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) announced today that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer William S. Demchak and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Robert Q. Reilly will discuss business performance, strategy and banking in a virtual moderated discussion format at 1:40 p.m. (ET) Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference.
BERWYN, Pa., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiduciary Exchange LL (FIDx), a product-agnostic retirement platform solution that allows insurance carriers to offer insurance solutions through wealth management platforms and other platforms, today announced partnerships with insurance providers American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company and Eagle Life Insurance Company. The partnership makes annuity solutions from both insurance entities available to financial advisors through FIDx by way of the Envestnet, Envestnet | MoneyGuide and Halo platforms, as well as directly through FIDx's Protection Intelligence platform.
EXTON, Pa., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- US Digestive Health ("US Digestive"), a management services organization created to expand access to high-quality, affordable gastroenterology care, recently announced the acquisition of the practices of Dr.'s Burnhan Hameed, Dr. Neal Patel, Dr. Michael Pawlowsky and Dr. Drew Ronnerman, formerly of the Pottstown Medical Specialists, Inc. The new office is located at 475 Enterprise Drive, Suite 202, Royersford, PA. This new office will conveniently serve patients from Phoenixville, Pottstown, Royersford and the surrounding areas.
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, today reported sales and earnings results for the third quarter ended October 31, 2020.
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, omni-channel sporting goods retailer, today announced that Edward W. Stack, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will assume the role of Executive Chairman and continue as Chief Merchant on February 1, 2021. He also will oversee key strategic growth initiatives for the company.
PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FS/KKR Advisor, LLC (FS/KKR), a partnership between FS Investments and KKR Credit Advisors (US), today announced that FS KKR Capital Corp. (NYSE: FSK) and FS KKR Capital Corp. II (NYSE: FSKR), two publicly traded business development companies ("BDCs") advised by FS/KKR, have entered into a definitive merger agreement. The merger of FSK and FSKR would create one of the largest BDCs in the U.S., with $14.9 billion in assets under management, $7.2 billion in net asset value ("NAV") and over $3 billion of committed capital available to new investment opportunities, each on a pro forma basis as of September 30, 2020.
The state House on Friday failed to pass a package of reforms to Pennsylvania’s drunk driving laws championed by outgoing state Sen. Tom Killion after what he described as last-minute opposition by two groups: The American Civil Liberties Union and Firearm Owners Against Crime.
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on everybody this year. Hundreds of thousands have lost their lives, and millions more have suffered financially because of business closures, job losses, and reduced income. This has put a lot of stress on local food shelves and other relief organizations.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey from Health Union finds that prescription medication use among people living with insomnia is more likely for those diagnosed with other medical conditions and who regularly see a healthcare professional (HCP) for their condition. The inaugural Sleep Disorders In America survey illuminates the perspectives and experiences of people living with insomnia and other types of sleep disorders, including narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome and sleep apnea.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philadelphia Energy Authority, Enhanced Capital and EB Realty Management ("EBRM"), owners of The Met, announced today the financial close of the first project in Pennsylvania to retroactively use Commercial Property-Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing. EBRM is borrowing $6,000,000 in C-PACE financing from Enhanced Capital to pay for energy efficiency upgrades for the former Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House, renovated in 2018.
WAYNE, Pa., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Letco Medical, LLC ("Letco Med" or "Letco"), a leading global supplier of quality compounding chemicals, supplies, and equipment, announced to its US-based customers a free, next day delivery program for all eligible orders placed through January 1, 2021. Committed to serving the compounding industry, Letco Med partnered with FedEx to improve Letco's already industry-leading delivery program to proactively address record shipping volumes across the US during the upcoming 2020 holiday season. Letco is offering this next day delivery program as a completely free benefit to customers.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In the largest U.S. study of its kind to date, researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and other PEDSnet sites report that of more than 135,000 pediatric patients tested for SARS-CoV-2 in pediatric health systems, 4% tested positive for the virus. However, the researchers also found patients from ethnic minorities, adolescents, patients with history of public insurance, and those with certain underlying medical conditions were more likely to test positive. More severe disease was seen in 7% of children with positive tests, with similar risk factors.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Agent PHL powered by Compass is thrilled to announce the sale of 2020 Locust Street, a turnkey investment property in the coveted Rittenhouse Square submarket of Philadelphia. The Building was delivered 100% leased and occupied at the time of sale with 6 apartments and 1 commercial unit.
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 11(th) consecutive year, Air Products (NYSE:APD) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI). The 2020/2021 DJSI recognition ranks Air Products among the top 20 percent of North American companies in its industry group for corporate sustainability performance.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Livent Corporation (NYSE: LTHM) today announced that it has been awarded 2020 Gold status for sustainability performance by the global CSR ratings agency, EcoVadis. This achievement places Livent in the top 3% of all companies that were evaluated in its industry group.
NEWTOWN, Pa., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM), a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services, today announced they have been named a leader in The Forrester New Wave(TM): Computer Vision Consultancies, Q4 2020--recognized alongside 12 other vendors in the report, and one of three leaders that stand out for their track record of delivering a wide range of innovative, demanding CV solutions that have been put into product with numerous clients and are driving business outcomes on an ongoing basis(i).
EXTON, Pa., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontage Labs has successfully launched an outstanding new initiative in support of both our local community and the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our highly experienced central lab team has successfully developed COVID-19 RT-PCR and IgM testing capability at our headquarters located at 700 Pennsylvania Drive in Exton, PA. These platforms have proven to be highly reliable and are nationally recognized as essential tools in managing the spread of the novel coronavirus. We believe it is our duty to contribute to our country's fight against the virus and we are proud of our team of physicians and medical technologists who have answered the call.
RADNOR, Pa., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantor, Inc. (NYSE: AVTR), a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the life sciences and advanced technologies & applied materials industries, will participate in a virtual fireside chat at the Evercore ISI 3rd Annual HealthCONx Virtual Conference on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Michael Stubblefield, President and CEO at Avantor, will represent Avantor in the segment beginning at approximately 2:40 p.m. Eastern Time.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tork PeakServe(®) Recessed Cabinet Adapter, the latest paper hand towel dispenser innovation from Tork, an Essity brand, was named an Innovation Award Winner in the Dispenser Category at the ISSA Show North America 2020. Tork PeakServe Recessed is an adapter that comes in two sizes allowing users to retrofit existing stainless-steel recessed cabinets into a high-capacity, high-performing dispensing system that delivers towels one-at-a-time for improved hygiene and serves guests in just three seconds so visitors can get in and out of restrooms quickly for improved social distancing. The adapters are compatible with many types of recessed cabinets. And unlike expensive and time-consuming renovations, it takes approximately five minutes to install, saving staff time and facilities the cost of expensive renovations. With the expansion of the Tork PeakServe family, all restroom types within a high-traffic venue - no matter the size or layout - will be able to take advantage of the proven benefits of Tork PeakServe without worrying about managing different types of refills.
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- INOVIO (NASDAQ: INO), a biotechnology company focused on bringing to market precisely designed DNA medicines to treat and protect people from infectious diseases and cancer, today announced it has dosed its first subject with DNA medicine INO-3107 in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial for the treatment of Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis (RRP).
VANCOUVER, BC and ERIE, Pa., Nov. 23, 2020 /CNW/ - ImagineAR (CSE: IP) (OTCQB: IPNFF) an Augmented Reality Company that enables sports teams, brands and businesses to instantly create their own mobile phone AR campaigns, is excited the RIC Centre is announcing their first Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Project, delivering augmented reality walking tours for the Streetsville Business Improvement Area (BIA) in Mississauga in time for the holiday season. Ready Set Go Design was selected as the technology partner for this project using the ImagineAR((TM)) augmented reality (AR) platform.
VANCOUVER, BC and ERIE, Pa., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - ImagineAR (CSE: IP) (OTCQB: IPNFF) an Augmented Reality Company that enables sports teams, brands and businesses to instantly create their own mobile phone AR campaigns, is excited the RIC Centre is announcing their first Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Project, delivering augmented reality walking tours for the Streetsville Business Improvement Area (BIA) in Mississauga in time for the holiday season. Ready Set Go Design was selected as the technology partner for this project using the ImagineAR((TM)) augmented reality (AR) platform.
NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council today announced plans for a communications effort to encourage vaccination against the virus, which will represent one of the largest public education campaigns in history. This effort will be launched in partnership with the COVID Collaborative, a national assembly that has brought together leading experts and institutions across health, education and the economy to turn the tide on the pandemic by supporting state and local officials.
A bill introduced by State Rep. Chris Quinn, R-168 of Middletown, that would require pipeline companies to share their emergency plans with first responders is now headed to the governor’s desk in the final step before becoming law.
GETTYSBURG, Pa., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care organizations are often at risk of cyberattacks due to a lack of dedicated IT and reliance on traditional reactive approaches.
GETTYSBURG, Pa., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OPEN MINDS has announced Kathleen McGrow, DNP, MS, RN, PMP, Chief Nursing Information Officer, Microsoft Corporation and Lisa Marsch, Ph.D., Professor Of Psychiatry, Center For Technology & Behavioral Health, Geisel School Of Medicine At Dartmouth College will present the keynote addresses at The OPEN MINDS Technology & Analytics Institute being held on March 9-11, 2021. The Technology & Analytics Institute is the only executive technology and informatics event focused on the organizations serving consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs.
RADNOR, Pa., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP alerts investors that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been filed against Raytheon Technologies Corporation f/k/a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTX, RTN) ("Raytheon") on behalf of those who purchased or otherwise acquired Raytheon securities between February 10, 2016 and October 27, 2020, inclusive (the "Class Period").
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Global Infrastructure Income Fund (NYSE: ASGI) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund, today announced that it will pay on December 9, 2020, a distribution of US $0.1083 per share to all shareholders of record as of December 2, 2020 (ex-dividend date December 1, 2020).
It would make it more difficult to establish liability when someone is exposed to the coronavirus during a governor-declared disaster emergency.
PHILIPSBURG — During Monday’s Philipsburg Borough Council meeting, Wayne Siegfried of Reliance Fire Company told council of potential changes the Philipsburg Fire Department — consisting of Reliance and Hope fire companies — is looking to approve.
GLENSIDE, Pa., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcadia University ranked #1 in the nation in undergraduate study abroad participation in the 2020 Open Doors report, released by the Institute of International Education (IIE) on Nov. 16. Arcadia earned this prestigious recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students participating in a study abroad experience at a master's level college or university, as determined by IIE.
BENSALEM, Pa., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Law Offices of Howard G. Smith reminds investors of the upcoming January 4, 2021, deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the case filed on behalf of investors who purchased HP Inc. ("HP" or the "Company") (NYSE: HPQ) common stock between November 6, 2015 and June 21, 2016, inclusive (the "Class Period").
YARDLEY, Pa., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com) is now operating all 14 of its beverage can plants in the U.S. and Canada on renewable energy. It is the first metal packaging manufacturer to achieve this milestone, which is the result of a 15-year wind power Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Longroad Energy. With the VPPA in effect and all of Crown's manufacturing facilities in the U.K. already completing a similar transition, 27.5% of the Company's global operations are now using renewable electricity.
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Gateway Outdoor Advertising is pleased to announce their recent award and partnership with The City of Pittsburgh for Transit Shelter, and Street Furniture Advertising. The partnership includes the exclusive advertising rights throughout the City of Pittsburgh for up to 20 years.
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) yesterday announced that Dr. Gordon J. Vanscoy, Chairman & CEO of both PANTHERx Rare and RareMed Solutions, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year(®) 2020 National Award winner following selection as an East Central regional award winner in October. This is the first time since 2002 that Pittsburgh has been home to an EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Award winner.
Twenty-one months after it was first referred to committee, a bill ensuring the stability of the state’s fund to promote organ and tissue donation passed the state House unanimously Thursday and was sent to Gov. Tom Wolf.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaskela Law LLC announces that it is investigating Apollo Global Management, Inc. ("Apollo") (NYSE: APO) on behalf of the company's stockholders.
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- INOVIO (NASDAQ: INO), a biotechnology company focused on rapidly bringing to market precisely designed DNA medicines to treat and protect people from infectious diseases and cancer, announced today that data from the company's novel combination trial of DNA medicines INO-5401 and INO-9012 in combination with PD-1 inhibitor Libtayo(®) (cemiplimab) in the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma (GBM), will be presented by Dr. David Reardon in the plenary session at the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) 2020 Annual Meeting. The study demonstrated that INO-5401 + INO-9012 with Libtayo, radiation (RT) and temozolomide (TMZ) are tolerable, immunogenic, and may improve median survival for patients with newly diagnosed GBM. Survival data at 18 months showed that 70% (14/20) of MGMT promoter methylated GBM patients were alive, and 50% (16/32) of MGMT promoter unmethylated patients, which are the more difficult to treat group, were alive after 18 months. Median overall survival in the unmethylated GBM patients was 17.9 months, which compares favorably to historical controls; Median OS for methylated patients has not yet been reached and the study is ongoing.
VANCOUVER, BC and ERIE, Pa., Nov. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - ImagineAR (CSE: IP) (OTCQB: IPNFF) an Augmented Reality Company that enables sports teams, brands and businesses to instantly create their own mobile phone AR campaigns, is pleased to announce that it will work with Shoppers Drug Mart and the event production agency HUMANCONTACT Inc., to deliver an Immersive AR Experience to over 2500 Corporate Staff, Pharmacist-Owners, and Front Store Managers across Canada. Using the ImagineAR Custom White-label mobile app, Shoppers Drug Mart will integrate dynamic AR into the live streamed virtual event sessions.
VANCOUVER, BC and ERIE, Pa., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - ImagineAR (CSE: IP) (OTCQB: IPNFF) an Augmented Reality Company that enables sports teams, brands and businesses to instantly create their own mobile phone AR campaigns, is pleased to announce that it will work with Shoppers Drug Mart and the event production agency HUMANCONTACT Inc., to deliver an Immersive AR Experience to over 2500 Corporate Staff, Pharmacist-Owners, and Front Store Managers across Canada. Using the ImagineAR Custom White-label mobile app, Shoppers Drug Mart will integrate dynamic AR into the live streamed virtual event sessions.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthVerity, the leader in privacy-protected data exchange, today announced a strategic collaboration with Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, the global leader in creating end-to-end solutions to support the entire clinical development process, to significantly expand the understanding of clinical trial populations for enhanced insights during and post trial. With heightened necessity stemming from COVID-19, Medidata and HealthVerity have brought together their platforms, expertise and access to data to shape the effectiveness, design and impact of more real-time research. This collaboration will drive better patient outcomes in ongoing and prospective clinical trials, while delivering effectiveness and safety evidence reflective of populations beyond clinical trials.