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MediciNova to Present At the 2007 UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market (Nasdaq:MNOV) and the Hercules Market of the Osaka Securities Exchange (Code Number:4875), today announced that Yuichi Iwaki, M.D., PhD., Chief Executive Officer of MediciNova, will present a company overview at the 2007 UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time. The conference is being held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.
Port of Houston Authority
U.S. Surface Transportation Board Chairman Charles D. 'Chip' Nottingham Tours Port's Rail Network
HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Today, U.S. Surface Transportation Board Chairman Charles D. "Chip" Nottingham met with Mayor Bill White at the Port of Houston Authority to take a helicopter tour of the region's rail network. Later, Nottingham engaged in a discussion at the PHA's Executive Office Building with Mayor White, Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia, Houston City Council Member Carol Alvarado, PHA Chairman James T. Edmonds, PHA Executive Director Tom Kornegay, members of the Gulf Coast Freight Rail District, and community and local transportation industry leaders about freight rail and other mobility issues that impact the Houston metropolitan area. The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has jurisdiction over railroad rate and service issues and rail restructuring transactions and other transportation issues.