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The CDC’s recent disclosure of the death of a woman in Nevada has renewed focus on the public health risk of antibiotic resistance. What is noteworthy here is that the woman had Klebsiella pneumoniae that was resistant to all 26 antimicrobial drugs available in the United States. In addition, the bacterium had the gene New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM) that she had contracted in India, most likely during her multiple hospital stays over the prior two years. Antibiotic resistance is a global concern, and there is particular worry that over-use of antibiotics in developing countries could lead to the emergence of a “superbug” that causes a severe epidemic

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On Wednesday, the SEC settled charges against Michael J. Breton and his Waltham, Massachusetts-based limited liability company Strategic Capital Management, LLC after Breton agreed to be banned from the securities industry for running an illegal cherry-picking scheme. The agency’s Market Abuse Unit uncovered Breton wrongdoing through data analysis, revealing six years of illegal behavior that ran from 2010 to 2016 and defrauded at least 30 investors

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The Deal Ring presenters, including winner Warren Fisher

Hedge Connection, the leading platform for connecting fund managers with allocators, announced its 2017 events calendar today. Strategically set throughout the year, the company’s portfolio of events will include Table Talks, Deal Ring, and the Global Fund Forum. Hedge Connection events focus on bringing the alternative investment industry together to connect and build relationships

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Our popular, deconstructed conference format returns to New York, this time with One-on-One meetings. Spend an afternoon discussing our industry’s pressing topics, intimately, table side, with experts and allocators. Table Talks brings together thought leaders in the alternative industry to discuss a variety of topics table side. This unique and successful event format deconstructs the traditional conference format by bringing the experts off the panels to individual interactive table

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