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As a part of the newly formed NIO, the company will work along side other leading pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic companies as well as major academic brain research centers and patient advocacy groups to accelerate the development of treatments and cures for brain and nervous system diseases.
Winston-Salem, NC), and United Therapeutics (Silver Spring, MD); neuroscience research centers including: Allen Institute for Brain Science (Seattle, WA), Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (Morgantown, WV), McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT (Cambridge, MA), and the MIND Institute (Albuquerque, NM); patient advocacy groups and research foundations including: Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (New York, NY), Epilepsy Therapy Development Project (Reston, VA) and Neurotech Network (Tampa, FL); venture capital firms NeuroVentures (Charlottesville, VA) and Technology Partners (Palo Alto, CA); and strategic partner Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds LLP (Washington, DC).
Congress of California Seniors - which boasts 600,000 constituents and claims nonpartisanship - is an umbrella organization that serves legislative watchdog and senior advocacy groups, said spokesman William Powers.
Launched in February 2004 by a group of cyber security software, hardware and services companies, the CSIA is an advocacy group whose mission is to enhance cyber security through public policy initiatives, public sector partnerships, corporate outreach, academic programs, alignment behind emerging industry technology standards and public education.
An Ohio-based education advocacy group has created an award to honor a nationally-renowned SAS researcher and statistician for his groundbreaking work in improving educational accountability.
Advocacy Group Inc combines years of Madison Avenue e-commerce expertise, political campaign professionals and grassroots advocacy specialists to provide high-impact, advocacy campaigns.
The conservative advocacy group is the second national group to enter the Congressional District 17 race with a TV ad against Edwards.
Grassroots issue campaign veteran Jim Eltringham joins Advocacy Group Inc.
CAIR, the largest Muslim advocacy group in the US, has been accused by four members of congress of "trying to infiltrate the government".
advocacy group Jan Graves; Russell Grossman; Robert Holland, ABC; David Kistle, ABC; Charles Pizzo; Jana Schilder; and Michael Zimet
Science World invited one leader from the cosmetics industry and one from a cosmetics-safety advocacy group to debate the issue.

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