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The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces the Four Recipients of the 2018 Shire/ACMG Foundation Next Generation Fellowship Awards

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BETHESDA, MD – April 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Four recipients of the Shire/ACMG Foundation Next Generation Fellowship Awards were announced during the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) 2018 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. The four awards were the second set of awards given after Shire made a $1.65 million commitment in 2017 to support the training of future medical geneticists.

Smithfield Foods Raises More Than $30,000 for Childhood Cancer Research

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Several kind-hearted employees at Smithfield Foods in Rose Hill, N.C. are rocking the bald look after having their heads shaved for a very good cause. Last Friday, April 13th, Smithfield hosted an event to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises funds to help find cures for childhood cancer.

This Chart Created by Merck's CEO Helps the Pharma Giant Set Its Long-term Strategy

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Merck CEO, Ken Frazier, Featured in Business Insider's Better Capitalism Series

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Merck CEO, Ken Frazier, Featured in Business Insider's Better Capitalism Series

Bristol-Myers Squibb Expands Parental Leave and Caregiver Benefits

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PRINCETON, N.J., March 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Employees at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) work passionately to advance science for patients with serious diseases, and now its U.S. employees are being given expanded paid time off for critical life events including caregiving for seriously ill family members and the care of newborn, foster or adoptive children. The new, generous, inclusive family-friendly benefits launched this year are part of the company’s commitment to meeting the needs of its diverse workforce through an innovative, market-leading approach.

UNCF Announces Partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb to Launch the UNCF Bristol-Myers Squibb E. E. Just Postgraduate Fellowship in the Life Sciences

New fellowship will transform postgraduate training and career opportunities for African American life scientists in academia and the biopharmaceutical industry R&D.
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- UNCF today announced a partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) to launch an innovative fellowship program in the life sciences that will transform the postgraduate training experience for African American scientists pursuing research careers in academic or biopharmaceutical industry research and development (R&D). Named in honor of Dr.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Named One of the World’s Most Admired Companies

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Bristol-Myers Squibb was named to Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list as part of the magazine’s annual rankings. The company was No. 5 in the Pharmaceuticals category.

The list is put together based on responses from thousands of survey participants. Fortune notes the companies featured on the World’s Most Admired list “represent the pinnacle of excellence in nine key performance areas, from investment value to social responsibility.”

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to help improve lung cancer survival rates for veterans
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With the help of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is hoping to wage a war on lung cancer by increasing veterans’ access to lung cancer screenings across the country.

Merck Foundation Launches Five-Year Initiative to Improve Diabetes Care for Vulnerable and Underserved U.S. Communities

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KENILWORTH, N.J., October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Merck Foundation (the Foundation) has launched a five-year initiative: Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care (Bridging the Gap) to help improve diabetes care and health outcomes for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States. 

Merck for Mothers Blog | FOR ALL MOTHERS: Bridging the Quality and Equity Gaps in Maternal Health Care

By Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers
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While we have seen global maternal deaths drop by 44% since 1990, women are still dying from preventable causes during pregnancy and childbirth – and not just in low and middle-income countries that lack resources. Even in high-income countries, there are women who face a much higher risk of death, or grave injury because they are poor, migrants, refugees, minorities or from indigenous populations.

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