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Gulf Medical University College of Medicine and ScholarRx Announce Medical Education Partnership

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Gulf Medical University College of Medicine (GMU) and ScholarRx announced a collaboration to further the College’s educational mission. GMU has adopted the Rx Bricks online service from ScholarRx, a revolutionary digital learning platform that supports the curriculum and enhances pre-clinical instruction.

Prof. Hossam Hamdy, Chancellor, Gulf Medical University states, “Gulf Medical University’s partnership with ScholarRx ensures that the content of the medical curriculum is benchmarked with similar top U.S. medical colleges using the same program. The Rx Bricks of ScholarRx provide our students with up-to-date medical knowledge through educationally sound courses delivered by expert faculty. As a leading medical university in the Middle East, Gulf Medical University will contribute to the continuous development of ScholarRx by integrating its Virtual Patient Learning (VPL) technology in the Rx Bricks, conducting research, and evaluating the educational impact of ScholarRx.  I am

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University-industry partnership drives UB health care innovation – UB Now: News and views for UB faculty and staff

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Inside the lab at Garwood Medical Devices.

Jackson Hobble, a biomedical engineer at Garwood Medical Devices and a UB biomedical engineering graduate, works in the company’s lab. He is using an in vitro model to test the electrical stimulation technique that BioPrax™ employs to treat infections. Photo: Douglas Levere

By JESSICA SZKLANY

Published December 2, 2020

headshot of Mark Ehrensberger.

Batman and Robin. Peanut butter and jelly. Jobs and Wozniak. Like for these famous duos, when universities and companies join forces, they can achieve far greater impact.

Such is the case for a team of UB researchers and Buffalo-based startup Garwood Medical Devices, who, in partnership, have been awarded $749,000 to evaluate a medical device that utilizes UB-licensed technology and bring it one step closer to clinical use in amputee patients.

The device, called BioPrax™, was created to prevent, control and eliminate bacterial biofilm infections associated with orthopedic implants — a common, costly and potentially devastating problem.

“Metallic implants,

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Tri-C, DeVry University Announce Transfer Partnership

SEVEN HILLS, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) and DeVry University are partnering to provide a seamless pathway that more easily allows Tri-C graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

The partnership creates a next-step option for Tri-C students who earn an associate degree to continue their education and earn a bachelor’s degree in technical management or business at DeVry University, either online or at its Seven Hills location.

“We are pleased to work in collaboration with Tri-C as their commitment to students mirrors ours, and we’re proud to partner with such an outstanding community college to set students up for success,” said Shantanu Bose, Ph.D., provost and chief academic officer at DeVry University. “Together, we are helping to build brighter communities and making the academic transfer process seamless for students to continue their education.”

Tri-C graduates who transfer to DeVry will be assigned a student support advisor,

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Leeds Beckett University extends partnership with UEFA

Leeds Beckett University has extended its partnership with European football governing body UEFA.

(L-R), Frank Ludolph (UEFA), Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial (Leeds Beckett) and Kris Van Der Haegen (UEFA).
(L-R), Frank Ludolph (UEFA), Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial (Leeds Beckett) and Kris Van Der Haegen (UEFA).

The extension will see experts from the university’s Carnegie School of Sport conduct comprehensive evaluations of two of UEFA’s junior football programmes, Football in Schools and PlayMakers.

Football in Schools aims to enhance the quality and quantity of school-based football activities. PlayMakers works to increase the number of girls taking up the game through innovative approaches, including a partnership with Disney.

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The university will work with UEFA and its 55 member national football associations to co-ordinate and conduct the evaluations.

The initial two-year project will be led by Leeds Beckett’s Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial and a newly-appointed post-doctoral research fellow. The university is

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New Wave: Enters into Partnership with the University of West Indies, Mona, Jamaica for Medicinal Drug Discovery

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2020 /CNW/ – NEW WAVE HOLDINGS CORP. (the “Company” or “New Wave”) (CSE: SPOR) (FWB: 0XM2) (OTC: TRMND) an investment issuer that provides capital and support services, announced it has entered into a joint venture with The University of West Indies, Mona, Jamaica to conduct drug discovery and highlight knowledge of medicinal plants in Jamaica.

The purpose of this joint venture/partnership is to develop techniques using local microclimate conditions and local research and commercial advantages to explore various natural products and patent opportunities and to conduct drug discovery and highlight knowledge of medicinal plants in Jamaica.

The Parties wish to explore opportunities for:

  • research and development of therapeutic drugs and natural health products that are derived from local plants and fungi;
  • commercial activities that can exploit patents, and other research results, concerning local biodiversity;
  • advancing the knowledge of medicinal plants in Jamaica;
  • increase
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Enters into Partnership with the University of West Indies, Mona, Jamaica for Medicinal Drug Discovery

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – NEW WAVE HOLDINGS CORP. (the “Company” or “New Wave”) (CSE: SPOR) (FWB: 0XM2) (OTC: TRMND) an investment issuer that provides capital and support services, announced it has entered into a joint venture with The University of West Indies, Mona, Jamaica to conduct drug discovery and highlight knowledge of medicinal plants in Jamaica.

The purpose of this joint venture/partnership is to develop techniques using local microclimate conditions and local research and commercial advantages to explore various natural products and patent opportunities and to conduct drug discovery and highlight knowledge of medicinal plants in Jamaica.

The Parties wish to explore opportunities for:

  • research and development of therapeutic drugs and natural health products that are derived from local plants and fungi;
  • commercial activities that can exploit patents, and other research results, concerning local biodiversity;
  • advancing the knowledge of medicinal plants in Jamaica;
  • increase
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Psychedelic Company MagicMed Forms Strategic Research Partnership With University Of Calgary

This article was originally published on Microdose Psychedelic Insights and appears here with permission.

The innovative team at MagicMed, in pursuit of expanding their novel psychedelic derivative patent library (cleverly dubbed the “Psybrary™”), has formed a strategic partnership with the University of Calgary. The agreement gives the company access to the university’s cutting-edge research facilities and innovation capabilities. 

In a recent article published by the University, MagicMed CEO Dr. Joseph Tucker had this to say about the exciting developments: “There’s millions of dollars worth of equipment, not to mention the world-class intellectual expertise, all of which is accessible because of this ongoing, symbiotic relationship…”

Robust Research Efforts Will Pave the Way Forward for Psychedelics 

The MagicMed team’s dedication to strong research and development efforts has positioned them to be powerful players in the emerging psychedelic medicine space. Indeed, the powerhouse team at Compass Pathways is currently leading the

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A Distinguished U.S. University Medical Center Extends Vital Security Program Partnership


CynergisTek, (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leading cybersecurity firm helping more than 1,000 healthcare facilities navigate emerging security and privacy issues, today announced a nearly $1 million managed services contract extension of its strategic partnership with a leading university medical center which will fund crucial expanded services for the healthcare institution at a time when research organizations are in dire need of vital protection from cyber adversaries.


The expanded program includes CynergisTek’s new security validation service, which provides confirmation that processes, technology, and security controls are responding effectively to simulated attacks. By doing so, clients can develop and evaluate defensive strategies and demonstrate a solid ROI from their security investment when healthcare organizations everywhere are facing new obstacles and dynamic threats.


A recent CynergisTek report stated that organizations that have invested in security-focused resources show year-over-year improvement in their NIST CSF scores. Leveraging CynergisTek’s managed services program, allows

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Arch MI Announces Partnership with the Nation’s Largest Historically Black University

GREENSBORO, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 13, 2020–

Arch Mortgage Insurance Company (Arch MI) has partnered with North Carolina A&T State University, the largest university among historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU), to create a scholarship program designed to provide financial support and real-world experience for high-achieving students. The Arch MI Scholars Program will recruit students from North Carolina A&T State University (N.C. A&T), a noted research institution located about a mile away from the company’s headquarters in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina.

As part of its five-year commitment, Arch MI will provide scholarships and on-the-job experience to students chosen from a competitive application process. Selected in the spring of their sophomore year, Arch MI scholars will complete a paid summer internship with the company before their junior and senior years and be awarded scholarships to help fund their studies for the following academic year. Upon graduation, the scholars will be eligible for a

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GovConPay Announces Partnership with the Seal Legacy Foundation on Veterans Day

Rockville, Nov. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GovConPay, the first and only Payroll and HR company solely dedicated to serving government contractors, today announced a partnership with the SEAL Legacy Foundation. The SEAL Legacy Foundation is a 501(C)(3), nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support to families of wounded and fallen United States Navy SEALs, educational assistance for SEALs and their families, and other charitable causes benefiting the SEAL community.

“The Navy SEALs represent the highest level of excellence and bravery and supporting Commander Mark McGinnis and the mission of the SEAL Legacy Foundation is truly an honor,” stated Joe Young, GovConPay President. “As GovCon specialists, we have the great pleasure to work with veterans and many Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses (SDVOSB).  We see it as an honor and our responsibility to be a meaningful partner in their success as business owners. We hope by aligning the success and growth

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