Monthly Archives: April 2011

Henry Offen – In Memoriam

Henry William Offen came into this world as Heinrich Wilhelm Albert Offen in Uelzen, Germany, on April 28, 1937. He left his frail body at his Carpinteria home surrounded by his family, pets and garden on Sunday, April 25, just three days before his 73rd birthday.

By |2019-12-26T15:06:40-05:00April 25th, 2011|In Memoriam|

LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Center opens in Austin

LIVESTRONG celebrated the opening of the LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Center at an open house for the entire Austin community. The Navigation Center is pioneering a unique new service that will help cancer survivors from Central Texas with all the questions and challenges that accompany cancer.

By |2019-12-26T13:06:19-05:00April 1st, 2011|News|

FDA too rigid in review of drugs for critically ill

Scott Gottlieb has fired a shot across the FDA's statisticalconfidence bow. The former FDA Deputy Commissioner, using the Wall Street Journal as his command post, charges the regulator with "steadily disregarding" the provisions of the FDA Modernization Act that give it "broad discretion" to reduce the quantity and rigor of clinical data needed to approve drugs targeting grave illnesses.

By |2019-09-23T14:23:26-04:00April 1st, 2011|News|

Safford’s Valentine’s concert brings in over 15K

The concert, featuring the works and transcriptions of Franz Liszt, mesmerized the audience. Each piece was introduced by Mr. Padilla reading a brief narrative describing the background of the music. One was about a boat on the water and you could actually hear the boat fighting the storm in the action of the music, a nice touch considering it was a Life Raft event. It was truly fantastic.

By |2019-12-26T12:57:00-05:00April 1st, 2011|News|
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