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September 7, 2011

Holy Cow! Florida Biotech News is in the final’s for “Miami’s Most Valuable Blog” in the “Everything Else” category. Please go …Click Here to Read More

Scientist Converts Human Skin Cells into Functional Brain Cells

July 28, 2011

A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has discovered a novel way to convert human skin cells into brain cells, advancing …Click Here to Read More

Study uncovers several compounds that inhibit cancer cell invasion, but also reveals that cancer drug paclitaxel does the opposite — it promotes cancer metastasis

July 26, 2011

Metastasis—the spread of cancer from the place where it first started to another place in the body—is the most common …Click Here to Read More

Crunching the Proteome at Sanford-Burnham

June 2, 2011

Sophisticated proteomics equipment can now determine virtually the entire protein complement of a cell. Every day we gain a better …Click Here to Read More

Building Translational Research

May 26, 2011

Dr. Steven Smith and Dr. Stephen Gardell leave their marks on the new TRI building. Sanford-Burnham reports: The  Translational Research …Click Here to Read More

Sending Medicine Where it’s Needed Most

May 24, 2011

Dr. Elena Pasquale examines Eph receptors. Sanford-Burnham reports: May is National Cancer Research Month, created by Congress in 2007 to …Click Here to Read More

Florida biotech industry growth outpaces nation

Florida biotech industry growth outpaces nation
May 5, 2011

While the biotechnology industry has weakened across the U.S., Florida has seen a 21 percent jump in the number of …Click Here to Read More

Report: Florida has competitive advantage in most growth industries

April 24, 2011

“Life science is one of the more promising sectors. In addition to the state’s compelling demographics, with its large retiree …Click Here to Read More

MicroRNA cocktail helps turn skin cells into stem cells

February 2, 2011


Contact: Josh Baxt jbaxt@sanfordburnham.org 858-795-5236 Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute LA JOLLA, Calif., February 1, 2011 – Stem cells are ideal tools to understand disease and develop new treatments; however, they can be difficult to obtain in necessary quantities. In particular, generating induced pluripotent stem (…

Florida Hospital, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Takeda Announce Partnership to Target Obesity

December 28, 2010

Florida Hospital, Sanford-Burnham and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited announced a research agreement to form a collaboration to discover and evaluate …Click Here to Read More