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Stefanie Smith Named Chief Clinical Officer for Hanna Boys Center

18 02 2018

“Having worked with individuals and families on trauma-informed interventions and services for years, I am thrilled to be joining Hanna in such a vital role at this important time,” says Dr. Smith. SONOMA, Calif. February 18, 2018 Hanna Boys Center announced today that Stefanie F. Smith, Ph.D., has been named Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) for Hanna Boys Center. In this key role, Smith will work closely with CEO Brian Farragher to create a comprehensive strategy to enhance the quality of clinical care for Hanna boys. The CCO ensures that clinical staff are of the highest caliber and are able to provide services that are individualized, consistent and trauma-focused. This position will also help to bolster and enhance trauma-informed services across the organization. The CCO supports the CEO, COO, Principal and Director of the Hanna Institute with the coordination and integration of the services of the Hanna Boys Center. “Our clinical program is one of the things that sets Hanna...

MediciNova Announces Upcoming Presentation of the SPRINT-MS Phase 2b Trial of MN-166 (ibudilast) in Progressive MS at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, California

18 02 2018

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2018 -- MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company traded on the NASDAQ Global Market (NASDAQ:MNOV) and the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Code Number: 4875), today announced that an abstract regarding the completed SPRINT-MS Phase 2b Trial of MN-166 (ibudilast) in progressive multiple sclerosis (progressive MS), which was conducted through the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored NeuroNEXT network, has been selected for plenary presentation at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 70th Annual Meeting to be held April 21-27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  The presentation entitled "A Phase II Trial of Ibudilast in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis" will be presented by Dr. Robert Fox, Staff Neurologist at the Cleveland Clinic and the principal investigator of this clinical trial.Presentation details are as follows:Date and Time:  Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9:15 am - 11:30 amSession:  Clinical Trials Plenary SessionLocation: ...

Mario Lopez Announced As Host To The 'Splash of Love' Gala Fundraiser At Proud Bird Food Bazaar & Events Center

18 02 2018

Splash of Love Hosted by Mario Lopez Cover "Splash of Love brings together business owners, celebrities, and other adults that support social emotional learning programs such as Love4Life, that give our youth a better outlook on life strengthen our community for a better and successful future." LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA February 18, 2018 FEB. 19, 2018 - Well-renowned television personality, Mario Lopez, will host Splash of Love, an annual gala and fundraiser event, presented by popular brand integration Colure and Diamond to benefit the P.S. I Love You Foundation's Love4Life learning program. The event is set to take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018, from 6 P.M. to 10 P.M. and will be held at the newly renovated Proud Bird Food Bazaar and Events Center in the Grand Ballroom at 11022 Aviation Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90045. Guests can expect to enjoy an evening of live entertainment, heavily passed hors-d'oeuvres, whiskey pours, and premium wine tastings from...

California Tow Truck Association to Honor 4th Class of Industry Leaders

18 02 2018

    SACRAMENTO, CA, February 18, 2018 -- The California Tow Truck Association is proud to announce the 2018 slate of inductees to its Rich Chappel Industry Leaders Hall. The following people have been selected to receive this honor due to their positive influence on the towing industry, without thought of recognition:- JIM CADY- KEN KAY- STEVEN HENDRICKSON- FRANK SCOTTO- COY MOODY- ANGELO TOMASSI, SR.These towing professionals have spent their lives making significant contributions to the industry with unblemished and outstanding character.CTTA will also be giving out awards to those who have made significant achievements in our Training & Education program. During the evening, you'll also have the chance to bid on exclusive towing items during our Silent Auction, and several big-ticket items such as a brand new Futura Trailer during our exciting Live Auction! We hope you'll join us this Thursday, May 10th in Las Vegas, NV at the South Point Hotel &...

Move-in Ready and Designer Appointed Model Homes Now Selling at Pardee's Flagstone in Master-Planned Sundance

18 02 2018

    BEAUMONT, CA, February 18, 2018 -- Ready to make the move to a new home now? Pardee Homes is selling the highly upgraded model homes and last move-in ready Plan 4 home at Flagstone and offering $13,000 towards closing costs with their affiliated lender. Discover impressive floor plans, including single-story homes, that are large and airy with privacy and elbow room for growing families seeking the best of family-friendly living in master-planned Sundance in Beaumont."This is an outstanding opportunity to purchase an extraordinary model home or choose one of several Plan 4 homes that are available today," said Matt Sauls, vice president of marketing and product development for Pardee Homes. "Flagstone features award-winning architectural design, stunning outdoor spaces, three-bay garages and exceptional amenities that are designed for changing family needs with coveted features such as expansive covered patios, game rooms, wet bars and garage workshops."Priced from...

Oxnard Teen, Skilled Boxer Honored as BGCOP's Youth of the Year

18 02 2018

    OXNARD, CA, February 18, 2018 -- Singled out among several outstanding youth, 18-year-old Valeria Virgen has been chosen as this year's Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme.A 10-year Club member, Virgen is a hard-working senior at Rio Mesa High School and hopes to major in business administration or law. She has applied to the University of Southern California, the University of California Los Angeles, Cal Poly and Berkley."The Boys & Girls Club has given me a platform to be a leader in my community," said Virgen. "I am the leader of my boxing team at the Club. With this leadership role I ensure that my teammates are on task and doing well outside of the boxing gym."Known for her skills in the boxing ring, Virgen has a 4-1 record. She has learned that hard work and determination can be rewarding. "From a young age, the Boys & Girls Club has taught me to prioritize my responsibilities. I credit this type of...

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties Announces Record-Breaking Year

18 02 2018

Henderson, Nevada-based multi-state franchise sold $4.78 billion in 2017. Henderson, NV, February 18, 2018 -- Today one of Nevada’s largest real estate firms announced its 2017 sales numbers. Americana Holdings, based in Henderson, operates the largest Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchises in Nevada, Arizona and Southern California. Combined, the companies completed $4.78 billion in real estate sales in 2017 – a 29 percent increase over its $3.7 billion sales volume in 2016.Americana Holdings has 27 offices and 2,800 real estate sales executives, making it the largest independently owned Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise in the world. In the past year the company acquired and began operation in several new markets including Sedona, Arizona and Palm Springs, California.“The world is watching Las Vegas real estate this year, with many national experts predicting that we will have the hottest real estate market in the country in 2018,” said Mark Stark, CEO of Americana...

Save the Date: 7th Annual Spring Fling Fundraiser at Abalonetti Bar and Grill

18 02 2018

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ImmVRse Collaborates With Imperial College to Lead Research on Impact of VR on Neural Activity

18 02 2018

LONDON, Feb. 17, 2018 -- The next frontier is truly the mind. To explore our vast galaxy, one of the most useful avenues has been Virtual Reality (VR). What makes VR so special is its ability to allow you to transport into another world without literally having to move an inch. That said, even though the body is not moving, the brain is enormously stimulated, triggering significant amounts of neural activity.There are many VR research projects currently ongoing. University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies has a MedVR lab dedicated to exploring various aspects of medical science such as medicine, psychology, neuroscience and physical and occupational therapy. They are researching the use of VR to assist people with phobia and trauma to cope in a controlled environment. At the University of Washington, they have done extensive research on VR with regards to managing physical pain.Various training programs have been created and the highly successful...

ImmVRse Collaborates With Imperial College to Lead Research on Impact of VR on Neural Activity

17 02 2018

ImmVRse will be working with a group of bright medical students to study 'The Impact of Virtual Reality on Neural Activity' Press Release - updated: Feb 17, 2018 16:48 EST LONDON, February 17, 2018 - The next frontier is truly the mind. To explore our vast galaxy, one of the most useful avenues has been Virtual Reality (VR). What makes VR so special is its ability to allow you to transport into another world without literally having to move an inch. That said, even though the body is not moving, the brain is enormously stimulated, triggering significant amounts of neural activity. There are many VR research projects currently ongoing. University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies has a MedVR lab dedicated to exploring various aspects of medical science such as medicine, psychology, neuroscience and physical and occupational therapy. They are researching the use of VR to assist people with phobia and trauma to cope in a controlled environment....

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