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Informa Markets Fashion Announces ‘Fashion for Change’ Grant Program Winners

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Four winners were chosen to receive $10,000, continuing the program’s greater mission for meaningful support of emerging Black designers.

NEW YORK, Nov. 03, 2020 — Informa Markets Fashion, in partnership with NuORDER, announced today four winners of their newly launched Informa Markets Fashion for Change (IMFC) Grant Program.   The program’s winners, who were selected from the 10 IMFC incubator program participants – a program launched earlier this fall in an effort to better support and elevate emerging Black talent – will be awarded grants of $10,000 each in an effort to provide much needed capital during the critical early stages of business development. In addition to providing capital and as part of the IMFC program participation and two-season complementary inclusion in Informa Markets Fashion’s digital trade event, this funding will also support the brands as they ready for participation in the upcoming Spring 2021 digital event.

The IMFC Grant Program, a program created to further build off the IMFC incubator program, identified two categories of distinction for winning grant recipients – Buyer’s Choice Award and Industry Awards. Merits of consideration for nomination across both categories included: past and present collections, craftsmanship, design integrity and commercial viability.

The Buyer’s Choice award winner was selected by participating retailers from the digital event, which encompasses top retail buyers from womenswear, menswear, footwear, and childrenswear industries.

The winner from the Buyer’s Choice category is:

  • HAMID HOLLOMAN features custom-made men’s apparel designed by Philadelphia born Designer Hamid Holloman.

Additionally, three winners were also chosen as part of the Industry Awards selection, those include:

  • London Grant features a collection of natural provisions for home and body, handcrafted in Atlanta by Founder Tiffany Staten.
  • CONFIDENCE BY GaBBY Goodwin features a collection of hair accessories from 13-year-old entrepreneur Gabrielle “GaBBY” Goodwin.
  • ENZI features a collection of made-in-Ethiopia footwear by Co-Founder and Designer Jawad Braye.

Industry Awards winners were chosen by the IMFC Advisory Board members – who include, Kelly Helfman and Don Pietranczyk of Informa Markets Fashion, Gary Williams of Gary Williams Showroom, Felita Harris of ENFORM, Chip Thompson of Ralph Lauren, Tommy Fazio of NuORDER, DeAnna McIntosh of The Affinity Group International and menswear executive Shawn Howell and womenswear executive June Horne – along with members of NuORDER executive leadership, and the IMFC committee – a committee of 11 executives formed within Informa Markets Fashion whose talent spans across branding, marketing, social media, finance, and sales.

“The Grant Program is a natural expansion of our IMFC incubator program, which allows us to further enrich our offering and lend additional support to deserving participants of this program,” says Nancy Walsh, President – North America, Informa Markets. “Access to capital is one of the biggest barriers to entry that many emerging designers face and can have a huge impact on future successes. As a connector of the industry, we have the means to tap into a large pool of resources in order to help raise capital and assist in opening more doors to opportunities for emerging Black talent.”

As part of the IMFC program, brands received complimentary inclusion in Informa Markets Fashion’s inaugural digital trade event, which launched on September 1 and ran for a full eight weeks. As part of this, participating brands received a digital showroom page, brand promotion via editorial features as part of Informa’s exclusive content partnership with MAE JONES Magazine through an editorial video lookbook, as well as various marketing initiatives – all aimed at greater brand discovery as retailers shopped the digital marketplaces of MAGIC, COTERIE, PROJECT, MICAM Americas and CHILDREN’S CLUB. Additionally, IMFC program participants also receive personalized mentorship, as overseen by IMFC’s Advisory Board, a team whose mission is geared towards allyship, inclusion, and fostering equality within the fashion community.

“I was excited to be a part of the selection process and hear how each brand is giving back in their own unique way to add a refreshing point-of view to the fashion industry,” says Tommy Fazio, Fashion Director of NuORDER and IMFC Advisory Board member. “Being able to help brands grow has always been a core value of NuORDER and together with Informa Markets Fashion we are honored to support the advancement and future success of the industry.”

Informa Markets Fashion for Change incubator program participants will return for another season this spring within their respective digital marketplaces; London Grant, RE ONA and CONFIDENCE BY GaBBY Goodwin within MAGIC DIGITAL, LaQuan Smith , SELFISH swimwear and Pridd New York within COTERIE, Leimert Park Threads and HAMID HOLLOMAN within PROJECT DIGITAL, and footwear brands of ENZI and Kahume within MICAM Americas. Dates for Informa Markets Fashion digital event have not yet been announced but will occur in spring 2021. For more information on the upcoming digital trade events, as well as announcements for participation and registration for their upcoming digital event, please visit: https://www.magicfashionevents.com/en/home.html

About Informa Markets:

Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. We provide marketplace participants around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, targeted digital services and actionable data solutions. We connect buyers and sellers across more than a dozen global verticals, including Pharmaceuticals, Food, Medical Technology and Infrastructure. As the world’s leading market-making company, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit www.informamarkets.com.

ABOUT NuORDER (@nuorder):

NuORDER is the leading wholesale e-commerce platform. Brands use NuORDER to deliver a seamless, more collaborative wholesale process, where buyers can browse products, plan assortments and make smarter buys in real-time. The NuORDER platform was engineered with flexibility and scale in mind processing over $35B in GMV. It empowers businesses of all sizes with enterprise-level technology. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices globally; NuORDER connects more than 3,000 brands and 500,000 retailers, helping them grow and win together. For more information, please visit https://www.nuorder.com/

MEDIA CONTACT:    Courtney Hazirjian  PR and Communications, Informa Markets Fashion  [email protected]

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Sarah Cannon to Present Latest in Blood Cancer Research at the 62nd ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition

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Today, Sarah Cannon announced that 53 abstracts and presentations authored by Sarah Cannon experts have been selected for presentation at the upcoming American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition. Held virtually December 5-8, 2020, the ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition will bring together thought leaders from across the globe to discuss innovative research in malignant and non-malignant blood cancer.

Our network of experts are excited to share the latest advancements in blood cancer research at this years ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition, including important advances in CAR T-Cell Therapy and data from innovative studies for beta thalassemia and sickle cell disease, says Fred LeMaistre, MD, Physician-in-Chief of Blood Cancers, Sarah Cannon. We look forward to virtually coming together with experts from around the world to discuss the pivotal research and cutting-edge therapies that are changing the way we treat blood cancer.

Haydar Frangoul, MD, MS, Medical Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Sarah Cannon Center for Blood Cancer at The Childrens Hospital at TriStar Centennial, will present ˜Safety and Efficacy of CTX001 in Patients with Transfusion-Dependent β-Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Disease: Early Results from the Climb THAL-111 and Climb SCD-121 Studies of Autologous CRISPR-CAS9“Modified CD34+ Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells during the Plenary Scientific Session on December 6 from 7-9am PST. Dr. Frangoul will also discuss this research during a press briefing as part of the 62nd ASH Annual Meeting Press Program taking place on December 5 from 9:30-10 a.m. PST.

Aravind Ramakrishnan, MD, Medical Director of Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant, Texas Transplant Institute at the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center at St. Davids South Austin Medical Center, will present ˜Phase 1 Alexander Study of AUTO3, the First CD19/22 Dual Targeting CAR T Cell Therapy, with Pembrolizumab in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory (r/r) DLBCL in an oral presentation on December 7 from 9-10:30 a.m. PST.

Additionally, Ian Flinn, MD, PhD, Director of Lymphoma Research, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, will chair the Satellite Symposia ˜Addressing the Medical Need in CLL: How BTK Inhibitors Are Improving Outcomes on December 4 from 7:30-9 a.m. PST and Jesus G. Berdeja, MD, Director of Myeloma Research, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, will participate in an Education Session on ˜The Emerging Role of Targeted Therapies and Cell Therapy in Transplant – Live Q&A on December 5 from 2-2:45 p.m. PST.

The 53 abstracts and presentations represent studies being conducted by investigators from Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network and Sarah Cannon Research Institute in affiliation with: Colorado Blood Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Lukes Medical Center- HealthONE in Denver, Florida Cancer Specialists, Texas Oncology at Medical City Dallas in Dallas, Private Care at Guys at London Bridge Hospital in London, UK, Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center at St. Davids South Austin Medical Center in Austin, Texas, Sarah Cannon Center for Blood Cancer at TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., Texas Transplant Institute at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, and University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

Additionally, ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition posters with Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network experts as first authors will be presented by:

  • Carlos Bachier, MD, Director of Cellular Therapy Research, Sarah Cannon Research Institute; Program Director, Sarah Cannon Center for Blood Cancer at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, will present on ˜A Phase 1 Study of NKX101, an Allogeneic CAR Natural Killer (NK) Cell Therapy, in Subjects with Relapsed/Refractory (R/R) Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) or Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) on December 5 from 7am-3:30 p.m. PST and ˜Costs and Adverse Events Associated with Ibrutinib or Ruxolitinib in Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease on December 7 from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. PST.
  • Minoo Battiwalla, MD, MS, Director of Outcomes Research, Sarah Cannon, will present on ˜Reduction in Transplantation Activity without Impairment in Outcomes in the Covid-19 Era- Data from the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network (SCBCN) on December 7 from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. PST.
  • Dr. Berdeja will present on ˜Efficacy and Safety of Idecabtagene Vicleucel (ide-cel, bb2121) in Elderly Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma: KarMMa Subgroup Analysis on December 5 from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. PST.
  • William Donnellan, MD, Director of Leukemia/Myelodysplastic Syndrome Research, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, will present on ˜Use of Venetoclax (VEN) and Hypomethylating Agents (HMA) in Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in the United States (US) “ Real World (RW) Response, Treatment Duration, Dose and Schedule Modifications on December 6 from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. PST.
  • Dr. Flinn will present on ˜Debulking Regimens Prior to Initiating Venetoclax Therapy in Untreated Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Interim Results from a Phase 3b Study on December 7 from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. PST.
  • Henning Schade, MD, Assistant Member Physician, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Lukes Medical Center “ HealthONE, will present on ˜HPN217-3001: A Phase 1/2 Open-Label, Multicenter, Dose Escalation and Dose Expansion Study of the Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of HPN217, a Bcma-Targeting T-Cell Engager, in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma on December 5 from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. PST.

About The Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network

The Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network offers patients convenient, community-based access to complex blood cancer care including blood and marrow transplantation (BMT), clinical trials and innovative therapies such as CAR T-Cell Therapy. The Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network brings together physician-led blood cancer programs across the United States and United Kingdom and is one of the largest providers of BMT. In fact, it conducts more than 1,200 transplants annually through eight FACT/JACIE accredited transplant centers and has performed more than 14,000 transplants since inception of its first program. The Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network programs include Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center at St. Davids South Austin Medical Center in Austin, Texas, Medical City Dallas in Dallas, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Lukes Medical Center- HealthONE in Denver, Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., Sarah Cannon Center for Blood Cancer at TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., Texas Transplant Institute at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, HCA Healthcare UK at University College Hospital, Private Care (London), Private Care at Guys at London Bridge Hospital (London) and The Christie Private Care, part of HCA Healthcare UK (Manchester). For more information about the Network and Sarah Cannons full suite of oncology services, visit sarahcannon.com.

Becca Gelman

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Offers FREE Flu Vaccination Family Clinic

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Childrens Hospital Los Angeles:

WHAT:

Get your free flu shot at select CHLA Specialty Care Centers. No appointment needed. Available for the whole family. www.CHLA.org/events

 

 

 

 

WHY:

The American Academy of Pediatrics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America recommends everyone over 6 months of age receive the flu vaccine every year. With COVID-19 numbers still at dangerous levels, its now more crucial than every to be vigilant about your familys health.

 

 

 

 

WHEN:

Saturday, December 5

 

 

Saturday, December 12

 

 

Saturday, December 19

 

 

 

 

 

9 a.m. “ 3 p.m.

 

 

 

 

WHERE:

Walk-up clinic

 

  • South Bay “ 3440 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503 (in the main lobby)

Drive-up clinics

  • Arcadia “ 468 E. Santa Clara St., Arcadia, CA 91006
  • Encino “ 5363 Balboa Blvd., Encino, CA 91316
  • Valencia “ 23838 Valencia Blvd., Valencia, CA 91355

 

(PRESS ONLY)

Lauren Song, [email protected] or 323-203-6737

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a Leading Securities Fraud Law Firm, Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of Fortress Biotech, Inc. (FBIO) Investors

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (GPM), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Fortress Biotech, Inc. (Fortress or the Company) (NASDAQ: FBIO) securities between December 11, 2019 and October 9, 2020 inclusive (the Class Period). Fortress investors have until January 26, 2021 to file a lead plaintiff motion.

If you suffered a loss on your Fortress investments or would like to inquire about potentially pursuing claims to recover your loss under the federal securities laws, you can submit your contact information at https://www.glancylaw.com/cases/fortress-biotech-inc/. You can also contact Charles H. Linehan, of GPM at 310-201-9150, Toll-Free at 888-773-9224, or via email at [email protected] to learn more about your rights.

Fortress develops and commercializes pharmaceutical and biotechnology products. In December 2019, the Company’s majority-controlled subsidiary, Avenue Therapeutics, Inc. (“Avenue”), submitted a New Drug Application (“NDA”) for its intravenous (“IV”) Tramadol product to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) for the management of moderate to moderately severe pain in adults in a medically supervised health care setting.

On October 12, 2020, Avenue disclosed receipt of a Complete Response Letter (“CRL”) from the FDA regarding the NDA for its IV Tramadol product. Specifically, the FDA advised Avenue that “it cannot approve the application in its present form” because “IV tramadol, intended to treat patients in acute pain who require an opioid, is not safe for the intended patient population.” Specifically, the CRL stated: “[I]f a patient requires an analgesic between the first dose of IV tramadol and the onset of analgesia, a rescue analgesic would be needed. The likely choice would be another opioid, which would result in opioid ‘stacking’ and increase the likelihood of opioid-related adverse effects.”

On this news, Fortress’s stock price fell $1.00 per share, or 23.98%, to close at $3.17 per share on October 12, 2020, thereby injuring investors.

The complaint filed alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Companys business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, Defendants failed to disclose to investors that: (1) IV Tramadol was not safe for the intended patient population; (2) as a result, it was foreseeable that the FDA would not approve the NDA for IV Tramadol; and (3) as a result, Defendants’ statements about its business, operations, and prospects, were materially false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis at all relevant times.

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If you purchased or otherwise acquired Fortress securities during the Class Period, you may move the Court no later than January 26, 2021 to ask the Court to appoint you as lead plaintiff. To be a member of the Class you need not take any action at this time; you may retain counsel of your choice or take no action and remain an absent member of the Class. If you wish to¯learn more¯about this action, or if you have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Charles Linehan, Esquire, of GPM, 1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100, Los Angeles California 90067 at 310-201-9150, Toll-Free at 888-773-9224, by email to [email protected], or visit our website at www.glancylaw.com. If you inquire by email please include your mailing address, telephone number and number of shares purchased.

This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, Los Angeles

Charles H. Linehan, 310-201-9150 or 888-773-9224

1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100

Los Angeles, CA 90067

www.glancylaw.com

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