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Visual Thinking Conference Brings Together Renowned Leaders in Visualization Techniques
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Bringing together leaders in visual thinking for the first time in one location, the VizThink '08 Conference (http://www.vizthink.com) is an opportunity for executives to understand ways of incorporating visualization processes into business, learning and communications strategies to gain faster and more effective results. Hosted by Portland, Ore. based VizThink LLC, the conference will include breakout sessions and forums facilitated by some of the most recognized names in the visual thinking space, including the distinguished Bob Horn from Stanford University, renowned author and artist Scott McCloud, award winning designer Nancy Duarte of Duarte Design, most notably known for her work in Al Gore's Inconvenient Truth, and Nigel Holmes formerly with Time magazine. The conference will be held at the Westin San Francisco Market Street Hotel from January 27-29. Registration (http://www.vizthink.com/reg.html) is open now.
Polydex Pharmaceuticals Limited
Polydex Announces Commencement of Follow-up Study of Ushercell
TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Polydex Pharmaceuticals Limited (Nasdaq:POLXF) reports that CONRAD, a lead investigator of Ushercell, has commenced a Phase I trial to assess the safety of several vaginal products, including Ushercell, the Company's leading human pharmaceutical candidate compound. The safety study of 60 women is being done using existing and new methodologies for evaluating candidate vaginal products, and includes new safety markers that have not previously been studied in women using any microbicide candidate. In addition to providing information about these products, the study will look at the correlation between clinical and preclinical results, thereby making it easier to use preclinical studies to eliminate products that may have an inflammatory effect.