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Drug and Food Administration for orphan drug designation for ALS-886, a novel therapy to lessen and prevent tissue damage, for the treating Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome . The FDA’s U.S. Orphan Drug Action is intended to assist and encourage businesses to develop safe and effective therapies for the treatment of rare illnesses and disorders. Orphan Medication designation is awarded to compounds offering potential therapeutic worth in the treatment of rare diseases, thought as those affecting fewer than 200,000 Us citizens.JoAnn Deasy, PA-C, MPH, of San Francisco, Calif., placed second as the writer of ‘Antibiotic Resistance: The Ongoing problem for effective medication therapy,’ that was published in the March 2009 issue of The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Third-place champion Ellen Mandel, DMH, MPA, PA-C, of Berkeley Heights, N.J., authored ‘Erythema Infectiosum: Recognizing the many faces of fifth disease,in the June 2009 problem of The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants ‘ which was published.

23andMe CEO on the future of genomics The Human Genome Task, completed in 2003, changed science and medicine single-handedly.