UF tests gene therapy for epilepsy to prevent seizures

February 16, 2012

Sparking production of a hormone in the brain that people with epilepsy often lack could prevent debilitating seizures, University of Florida …Click Here to Read More

UF researchers develop gene therapy that could correct retinitis pigmentosa

January 23, 2012

University of Florida researchers have replaced a malfunctioning gene in the eye with a normal working copy that supplies a …Click Here to Read More

Sid Martin’s annual economic impact exceeds $100 million in Alachua County

September 29, 2011

The Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator has released an economic study showing that over the last seven years its companies and …Click Here to Read More

Wow! I need you to vote for FBN right now!

Wow! I need you to vote for FBN right now!
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

UCF/UF partnership lands $5.6 million NIH grant

September 5, 2011

A University of Central Florida and University of Florida collaboration has landed $5.6 million in National Institutes of Health grants …Click Here to Read More

UF medicinal chemists modify cyanobacteria toxin for use as potential cancer drug

September 3, 2011

University of Florida researchers have modified and synthesized a toxin produced by marine cyanobacteria and made it more specifically toxic — …Click Here to Read More

UF Researcher Wins Tech Transfer Feasibility Grant; Program Seeks More Applicants

August 23, 2011

Dr. Lizi Wu, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and a member of Shands Cancer …Click Here to Read More

Help Wanted: Director of the UF Genetics Institute

August 22, 2011

The University of Florida seeks a Director for the University of Florida Genetics Institute. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or …Click Here to Read More

Celebration of Biotechnology

Celebration of Biotechnology
August 11, 2011

by +Chelsea Colleran Scientists, industry leaders, and the general public gathered on May 17 at Progress Corporate Park in Alachua …Click Here to Read More

Scripps joins Primary Human Tumor Consortium

June 28, 2011

The Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) of San Diego, has joined a national consortium of research institutions headed by The …Click Here to Read More