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  1. Serpentine, a Figure Skating Political Thriller, to Premiere March 6 at the Strand TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | PR Log

    Serpentine: The Short Program will premiere at the Strand Theatre in Clinton, MA on March 6, 2017. Produced to develop interest in the feature length version, Serpentine will premiere after an encore screening of Justice Is Mind.

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  2. Gene Delivery to the Lung Can Treat Broad Range of Diseases Within and Beyond the LungRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | PR Log

    Jan. 25, 2017 - PRLog -- Targeting therapeutic genes to the lungs offers the potential to manage serious lung diseases that do not respond to other forms of treatment and to use the lungs as metabolic factories to produce therapeutic proteins for treating systemic diseases. The current status of lung gene therapy, technological advances, future directions, and remaining challenges are presented in a comprehensive review article published in Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website until February 28, 2017.

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  3. Howard Stein Hudson recognizes Luciano Rabito, P.E. with promotion to AssociateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | PR Log

    A nationally recognized expert in roadway design and in particular Complete Streets, Rabito serves as a member of the National Cooperative Highway Research Program 17-81. Rabito worked closely with Secretary Pollack to create the Complete Streets Funding Program enabling municipalities to receive funding for Complete Streets Projects.

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  4. Greendale YMCA to host Family Night on Feb. 16 to tout new services for children with autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | PR Log

    WORCESTER, Mass. - Jan. 23, 2017 - PRLog -- Prior to February school vacation week, the Greendale YMCA, located at 75 Shore Drive in Worcester, will host a Family Night to announce and discuss the spring program.

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  5. Gene Therapy for Liver Disease Advancing With the Help of Adeno-associated Viral VectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | PR Log

    Dec. 30, 2016 - PRLog -- Liver-directed gene therapy delivered using adeno-associated viral vectors to treat diseases such as hemophilia have advanced into human testing. The potential for continued technological improvements to expand the therapeutic applications of gene therapy to treat liver disorders and the remaining clinical challenges are examined in a comprehensive review article published in Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers ," Lisa Kattenhorn and coauthors from Dimension Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA, provide historical context for the remarkable progress achieved using this viral particular delivery vector to target therapeutic genes to the liver.

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  6. Gene Therapy to Prevent Vision Loss: Studies in Primates Needed to Optimize Human TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | PR Log

    Dec. 29, 2016 - PRLog -- Many gene therapy-based approaches are in development to combat genetic and other causes of blindness and vision loss, and much can be learned about the safety and effectiveness of these promising new therapies by studying them first in non-human primates before initiating clinical trials, as shown by the results of a study published in Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website until January 29, 2017.

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  7. BCI to host open house at new Fitchburg location on Jan. 17, 4pm to 7pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | PR Log

    FITCHBURG, Mass. - Dec. 20, 2016 - PRLog -- Behavioral Concepts, Inc. , a company of behavioral clinicians specializing in the treatment of children with autism in Central Massachusetts, will celebrate the recent opening of its new location at 207 Authority Drive in Fitchburg with an open house on Tuesday, January 17, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The open house will feature tours of the facility and a ribbon-cutting ceremony with brief remarks from BCI staff members, elected officials and members of the business community.

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  8. Overkill to Play Worcester's Palladium with Special Guests Nile, Swarm of Eyes, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | PR Log

    On Friday March 10th, 2017, thrash metal legends Overkill will headline a massive show that includes two stages and eight bands, including Nile, Swarm of Eyes, Texas Death Match, and others. WORCESTER, Mass.

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  9. BCI tabs Colleen Canty to lead Fitchburg locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | PR Log

    FITCHBURG, Mass. - Nov. 28, 2016 - PRLog -- Behavioral Concepts, Inc. , a company of behavioral clinicians specializing in the care of children with autism in Central Massachusetts, recently named Ayer resident Colleen Canty as the director of the company's new location in Fitchburg, Mass.

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  10. Ken Jones Tires to Distribute Firestone Ag Farm Tire LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | PR Log

    WORCESTER, Mass. - Nov. 28, 2016 - PRLog -- Ken Jones Tires is proud to announce the addition of Firestone Agricultural Tires to their farm tire line up.

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  11. Novel Mapping Technique Targets Gene Therapy to Hibernating Heart MuscleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | PR Log

    Nov. 15, 2016 - PRLog -- Gene therapy to repair damaged heart muscle is most likely to succeed if it can be injected at the site of ischemia where there is viable myocardium with reduced contractile ability, and a new technique that combines imaging and electroanatomical mapping does just that. A study of this novel approach that shows increased blood flow in treated areas in patients with refractory angina is published in Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website until December 15, 2016.

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  12. Pancreatitis Reduced by Nearly 50% After Gene Therapy to Treat Lipoprotein Lipase DeficiencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | PR Log

    Nov. 8, 2016 - PRLog -- Over a 6-year period, patients with the genetic disease lipoprotein lipase deficiency who received a single gene therapy treatment of alipogene tiparvovec had a marked reduction in the severity and frequency of pancreatitis. No cases of severe pancreatitis and only one admission to the intensive care unit for an LPLD-related abdominal event were reported in the study published in Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website until December 8, 2016.

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  13. Lauren Bavosi named director of marketing and development for Behavioral Concepts, IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | PR Log

    Nov. 3, 2016 - PRLog -- Behavioral Concepts, Inc. , a company of behavioral clinicians specializing in the care of children with autism in Central Massachusetts, recently hired Lauren Bavosi as its new director of marketing and development. She will serve in a similar capacity for BCI's sister company, the Center for Applied Behavioral Instruction .

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  14. New England Clean Energy Employees Build Mermaid-Themed Playhouse for U.S. Army Veteran FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | PR Log

    HUDSON, Mass. - Oct. 28, 2016 - PRLog -- New England Clean Energy employees built, painted and decorated a playhouse, complete with a mini-solar energy system, at the solar company's Hudson warehouse yesterday, through Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester's Operation Playhouse program.

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  15. New Tool May Predict Survival After Gunshot WoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | PR Log

    "Gunshot wounds are the number one cause of penetrating traumatic brain injuries," said study author Susanne Muehlschlegel, MD, MPH, of the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Mass., and member of the American Academy of Neurology. "Much of our knowledge about surviving such injuries comes from the battlefield, not from shootings among civilians.

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  16. Mark Lund Puts Figure Skating Political Thriller, Serpentine, Into ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | PR Log

    Lund will direct the first ten pages of Serpentine to develop interest in the feature length version. Lund took the short to feature approach with his last film.

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  17. Positive Clinical Trial Results on Gene Transfer to Treat Macular DegenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | PR Log

    Oct. 20, 2016 - PRLog -- The long-term safety of gene transfer to treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration , and the production of two therapeutic proteins encoded by those genes for at least 2.5 years in the eyes of patients with advanced NVAMD are demonstrated in the results of a clinical trial published in Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website. In the article entitled "Lentiviral Vector Gene Transfer of Endostatin/Angiostatin for Macular Degeneration Study , Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University , University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics , and Oxford BioMedica present the design and results of the Phase 1 clinical trial.

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  18. Safety Data Support Human Testing of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Mucopolysaccharido IRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | PR Log

    Oct. 6, 2016 - PRLog -- Extensive biosafety studies of hematopoietic stem cell gene therapy, intended to replace a protein that patients with the inherited disease mucopolysaccaridosis I cannot produce, support clinical testing of the stem cell-based gene addition approach in MPS I patients. Evidence derived from these studies not only indicates that the HSC gene therapy is safe and well tolerated in mice, but also that it can produce sufficient amounts of the missing protein to affect MPS I without harming a patient's hematopoietic stem cells, according to an article in Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website until November 4, 2016.

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  19. Long-Term Study Shows Less Frequent and Severe Pancreatitis Following Gene Therapy for LPLDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | PR Log

    Sept. 28, 2016 - PRLog -- Up to 6 years after receiving a single treatment with the gene therapy product lipoprotein lipase , patients with the debilitating genetic disease LPL deficiency had about 50% fewer episodes of pancreatitis than before receiving the treatment. None of the study participants suffered severe pancreatitis following gene therapy and only one required admission to the intensive care unit for treatment of LPLD, which can be fatal, according to a study published in Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website until October 31, 2016.

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  20. Impact of BREXIT on Gene and Cell Therapy in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | PR Log

    Sept. 27, 2016 - PRLog -- The recent BREXIT vote in the UK threatens to disrupt scientific progress and clinical advances in the development of innovative gene and cell therapies. Leading UK researchers have called for proactive solutions to ensure continued access to critical funding and ongoing collaborative opportunities with the broader scientific community in the European Union in an Editorial in Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website until October 31, 2016.

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