Anna Forrester

BlackBerry Chief John Chen Pays Visit to White House

John Chen, BlackBerry CEO, met with White House representatives to discuss the devices President Barack Obama and his staff use, as well as potential areas for upgrade, Bloomberg reported Friday. “It’s just customer outreach,” Chen told Bloomberg Television in an interview. Jonathan Erlichman and Hugo Miller write that Chen and BlackBerry’s leadership team wants …

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HHS Taps Consortium for $10M HIV Vaccine Grant; Leonidas Stamatatos Comments

Seattle BioMed has been awarded seven-year, $9.8 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop a vaccine containing neutralizing antibodies against the HIV-1 virus strain. The organization will work with the Rockefeller University, the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center under the Preclinical/Clinical AIDS …

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