Harrisburg, Pa. - If you haven’t yet purchased your 2020-21 Pennsylvania hunting license, now is the time.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and PHILADELPHIA, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Unum Therapeutics Inc. ("Unum") (NASDAQ: UMRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for solid tumors, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Kiq LLC ("Kiq"), a privately held, biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of precision kinase inhibitors. Concurrent with the acquisition of Kiq, Unum entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of Series A non-voting convertible Preferred Stock (the "Series A Preferred Stock") in a private placement to a group of institutional accredited investors led by Fairmount Funds Management LLC ("Fairmount Funds"), with participation from Venrock Healthcare Capital Partners, BVF Partners L.P., Atlas Venture, Acorn Bioventures, Perceptive Advisor's LLC, RTW Investments, OrbiMed, Samsara BioCapital, Logos Capital, Ally Bridge Group and Commodore Capital, as well as additional undisclosed institutional investors. The private placement is expected to result in gross proceeds to Unum of approximately $104.4 million before deducting placement agent and other offering expenses. The proceeds from the private placement will be used to advance clinical testing of PLX9486, a highly potent and selective KIT D816V inhibitor, in multiple indications and provide runway beyond 2022.
CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse announced today it has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management (EM) for nationwide Deactivation, Decommissioning and Removal (DD&R) services, along with other companies.
PITTSBURGH, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Hermes, Inc. (NYSE: FHI), a leading global investment manager, today announced the launch of the Federated Hermes U.S. SMID Fund, as well as a model-delivery separately managed account (SMA) portfolio that shares the same investment strategy. The fund becomes the sixth Federated Hermes mutual fund for U.S. investors modeled after products from the firm's London-based international business.
HERTFORDSHIRE, England and PITTSBURGH and BANGALORE, India, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) today announced that the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved its remdesivir 100 mg/vial for restricted emergency use in India as part of the DCGI's accelerated approval process to address urgent, unmet needs amid the evolving coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The drug is approved for the treatment of suspected or laboratory confirmed incidences of COVID-19 in adults and children hospitalized with severe presentations of the disease. The drug will be launched under the brand name DESREM(TM) in India, and will be available to patients in July at a price of INR 4,800, which is more than 80% less than the price at which the branded version of this product will be available to governments in the developed world.
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), a world leader in industrial gases megaproject development, and thyssenkrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineers, the world leader in technologies and comprehensive solutions for large-scale electrolysis plants, today announced the signing of a Strategic Cooperation Agreement (SCA). The two companies will collaborate exclusively in key regions, using their complementary technology, engineering and project execution strengths to develop projects supplying green hydrogen.
PITTSBURGH, July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kline, Keppel and Koryak ("Kline Keppel") is addressing a data privacy incident that involved personal information of certain individuals. Notice of the incident is being provided to potentially affected individuals, as well as certain state regulators as required.
As many as 125 people turned out on the Indiana County Court House lawn and steps Friday afternoon to support the idea of an ordinance that would prohibit the county from taking part in, or spending public funds on, any restriction of firearms that would violate the Second Amendment.
Two pieces of legislation that aim to reform Pennsylvania’s police force are expected to be signed into law next week, both with support and action from Rep. Melissa Shusterman, D-Chester/Montgomery.
BERWYN, Pa., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- RM LAW, P.C. announces an investigation on behalf of CURO Group Holdings Corp. ("CURO" or the "Company") (NYSE: CURO) investors concerning the Company and its officers' possible violations of federal securities laws.
BERWYN, Pa., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. ("Brookdale Senior Living" or the "Company") (NYSE: BKD) securities during the period from August 10, 2016 through April 29, 2020, inclusive (the "Class Period").
PITTSBURGH, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PANTHERx(®) Rare Pharmacy announces that it has been selected by Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical as a limited distribution partner for new drug DOJOLVI(TM) (triheptanoin). DOJOLVI(TM) (a highly purified, pharmaceutical-grade, synthetic seven carbon fatty acid triglyceride) is a specially designed synthetic triglyceride compound, which was developed to treat patients with long-chain fatty acid oxidation disorders (LC-FAOD). DOJOLVI(TM) provides these patients with a medium-length, odd-chain fatty acid that LC-FAOD patients can metabolize and serve as an alternative source of energy (by increasing intermediate substrates in the Krebs cycle, a key energy-generating process).
WASHINGTON (TNS) — The Supreme Court came to the aid of President Donald Trump on Thursday by agreeing to hear his claim that the redacted parts of the Mueller report should not be seen or reviewed by the House Democrats who led the president’s impeachment.
Harrisburg, Pa. - Building on criminal justice reforms and fulfilling a recommendation to modernize job licensing, Governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 637, which removes outdated licensing barriers so skilled workers with criminal records can get a second chance and start good careers.
EXTON, Pa., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past four years, multiple new agents have been FDA approved for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (PsA), including Pfizer's Xeljanz, Eli Lilly's Taltz, BMS' Orencia, and Janssen's Simponi Aria. In addition, the development pipeline is ripe with many new agents offering novel mechanism approaches, including UCB's bimekizumab and BMS' TYK2 inhibitor (BMS-986165), that will join likely PsA line extensions of Janssen's Tremfya, Sun Pharma's Ilumya, and AbbVie's Rinvoq and Skyrizi.
EXTON, Pa., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United Safety, a global manufacturer of safety and survivability solutions, announced the acquisition of QTEC Fire Services Pty Ltd, effective July 1(st). QTEC, an Australian-based manufacturer of pre-engineered fire suppression systems for mobile plant and equipment for the mining, construction, transportation, and forestry industries is the second fire protection acquisition the company has made in recent years.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at a news conference July 1, 2020, where he signed Senate Bill 637, which removes licensing barriers so skilled workers with criminal records can get work in their chosen field.
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Coventry, the leading purchaser of life insurance policies in the secondary market, today was recognized by The Deal as the No. 1 life settlement provider of 2019. The league tables published by The Deal are a comprehensive review of secondary market life settlement transactions.
PITTSBURGH, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB) announced today that it plans to issue financial results for the second quarter of 2020, at 6:00 PM ET Thursday, July 16, 2020. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vincent J. Delie, Jr., Chief Financial Officer, Vincent J. Calabrese, Jr., and Chief Credit Officer, Gary L. Guerrieri, plan to host a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results on Friday, July 17, 2020, 8:15 AM ET.
PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Blue Cross, LLC ("Independence") is providing notice to certain members of a recent incident involving protected health information.
On the eve of the nation’s 244th birthday, Indiana County advocates of a Second Amendment sanctuary ordinance are planning a “Celebration of the Right to Bear Arms” along Philadelphia Street in downtown Indiana.
PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaClean Technologies, a biotech company that develops, manufactures and markets environmentally responsible solutions that protect surfaces, today announced the appointment of Todd Gatzulis as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gatzulis, a well-respected business leader and operations specialist with more than three decades of industry experience. Mr. Gatzulis will play a critical role in overseeing ViaClean's day-to-day administrative, operational, corporate sales and supply chain functions, reporting to Greg Tipsord, CEO and to Jim Young, Founder and Executive Chairman of ViaClean Technologies.
PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Angeion Group today announced a proposed class action settlement involving purchasers of certain CytoSport and/or Muscle Milk Ready-To-Drink Shake Products or Muscle Milk Protein Powder Products. If you purchased certain CytoSport and/or Muscle Milk Ready-To-Drink Shake Products or Muscle Milk Protein Powder Products, between January 23, 2011 (January 23, 2009 in MI) and May 5, 2020, you may be eligible to receive a payment from a class action settlement.
PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To bring support and counseling services to teens around the Center City Philadelphia area, Creative Healing recently opened a new Teen Support Center in Rittenhouse Square. Located at 1528 Walnut Street, Suite 2022, the new Rittenhouse Square location will offer the same therapy services and science-backed treatment programs that Creative Healing provides at its Flourtown and King of Prussia centers to help teens grow, thrive, and succeed so they can live a life they love.
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE:APD), a leading global industrial gases company, today announced that it has again been awarded a gold medal for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance from EcoVadis, a multinational CSR ratings agency. This is the third year in a row that Air Products has achieved a gold rating from EcoVadis.
PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Angeion Group today announced that a proposed settlement has been reached in a class action involving the Thunder on the Mountain music festival to be held in Ozark, Arkansas, in June of 2015. The festival was canceled just before it was to begin, and many purchasers of various passes and vendor booths, were never refunded. This summary notice informs you of the proposed settlement so that you can decide what to do about it.
CORAOPOLIS, Pa., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- VISIMO, a leading provider of artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions, has been selected by the Autonomy Research Collaboration Network (ARCNet) and the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to deliver Project Coeus, a joint effort for the U.S. Army Futures Command Artificial Intelligence Task Force (AFC AITF) and the Joint Test Resource Management Center (TRMC). Coeus will serve as the Department of Defense's (DoD's) state-of-the-art collaboration tool, a secure "Open Community Data Science Platform" to support autonomy and artificial intelligence (AI) requirements, significantly increasing the effectiveness of researchers and data science technicians within the DoD.
PITTSBURGH, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Hermes, Inc. (NYSE: FHI), a leading global investment manager, today announced it has hired industry veteran Brandon Clark to lead its exchange-traded fund (ETF) business. Clark will serve as director, ETF business, and senior vice president, where he will develop and implement the company's global ETF business strategy and capabilities.
Gov. Wolf signed the emergency disaster declaration on March 6, which he renewed on June 3.
RADNOR, Pa., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantor, Inc. (NYSE: AVTR), a leading global provider of mission critical products and services to customers in the life sciences and advanced technologies & applied materials industries, announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter 2020 after the market closes on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, and will hold a conference call on the same day to discuss the results at 5:00 pm EDT.
PITTSBURGH, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway testified today before the Senate Democrats' Special Committee on the Climate Crisis, calling for robust investments in domestic manufacturing that will both create jobs and reduce emissions.
DALLAS, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Business and entertainment law firm Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP has expanded its intellectual property and corporate legal expertise with the addition of six IP professionals and a veteran corporate law attorney in Dallas and Houston.
PITTSBURGH, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic forced oncology nurses to navigate abnormal circumstances, both at home and at work. Despite facing similar limitations, the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) created a brand-new learning experience to give oncology nurses expert education, networking opportunities, and access to industry representatives in the wake of canceled in-person events. This September, ONS will host the inaugural ONS Bridge(TM), the most comprehensive conference dedicated to oncology nurses.
Wednesday's order extends mask usage to crowded public places where it is impossible to remain six feet away from other people, as well as on public transportation and any indoor location where the public is generally permitted.
PITTSBURGH, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The first wrongful death lawsuit was filed today against the notorious Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center - linked to at least 80 COVID-19 deaths - by the family of a beloved housekeeper at the Beaver County facility with a long history of infection control violations, according to attorneys from Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, PC, which represents the family of the late Elizabeth A. Wiles. Robert J. Mongeluzzi, David L. Kwass, and Elizabeth A. Bailey filed the comprehensive, multi-count complaint in Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.
PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- New COVID-19 case projections released today by PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) paint a sobering picture for much of the United States over the next four weeks--forecasting significant continued virus resurgence in known hotspots such as Houston and Miami and rising risk once again in communities across the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest.
NEW YORK, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Latham & Watkins LLP(1 )is pleased to announce that Michael Bosworth has joined the firm's New York office as a partner in the Litigation & Trial Department and member of the White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice. Prior to joining Latham, Bosworth served as Deputy General Counsel for global holding company MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated, following an impressive career in government.
MALVERN, Pa., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Telehealth has exploded as a way to continue patient care during COVID-19, and new research from leading healthcare analytics firm Healthmonix, reveals almost 80% of healthcare practices and hospital systems are using telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Close to 60% of telehealth facilitators fell into one of two categories: Those that indicated over 51% of their practice was now telehealth (28%) and those that appeared to just be entering telehealth and were experiencing a 1-9% increase (31%). With the novel coronavirus continuing to surge across many states, these findings suggest telehealth will remain a vital part of healthcare for the foreseeable future.
INDIANA, Pa., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- S&T Bancorp, Inc. (S&T) (NASDAQ: STBA), the holding company for S&T Bank, with operations in five markets including Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Pennsylvania, Northeast Ohio, Central Ohio, and Upstate New York, announced today that a conference call detailing the company's second quarter 2020 earnings will be held live over the Internet at 1:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Todd D. Brice, chief executive officer, David G. Antolik, president, and Mark Kochvar, chief financial officer, will conduct the conference call. The public is invited to listen.
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Saladworks, the nation's leading fast-casual create-your-own salad franchise, announced today that it will extend its Super Summer Celebration through July, following a successful run in June. Through the celebration, Saladworks Rewards Members can receive special offers with every visit to their local Saladworks. To become a Saladworks Rewards member and participate in the fun, guests can enroll on the company's website or app.
PITTSBURGH, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway issued the following statement on the effective date of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA):
PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey from Health Union finds that large portions of people living with heart failure are unaware of their stage, type and ejection fraction, all important factors in understanding disease progression and treatment needs. The inaugural Heart Failure In America survey illuminates the perspectives and experiences of people living with heart failure. The findings also support the launch of Heart-Failure.net, Health Union's 26th condition-specific online health community.
PITTSBURGH, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), parent company of First National Bank, today announced its $250 million commitment intended to promote economic investments in underserved communities within its market footprint through its support of affordable housing and small business initiatives, workforce and cultural preservation opportunities, financial education programs, community organization partnerships and infrastructure investments.