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eureka moment+investor=profits

March 30, 2010
biotech

Tom, meet Marilyn. Tom’s a biotech investor and Marilyn’s daughter is a patent-owning scientist up in Gainesville; Marilyn is seeking …Click Here to Read More


UF/UCF researchers harness the power of plants to fight hemophilia

March 30, 2010
biotech

[NEWS]

Contact: Czerne M. Reid czerne@ufl.edu 352-273-5814 University of Florida Hemophilia, a disease linked with legends of European monarchs, frail heirs and one flamboyant charlatan called Rasputin, still afflicts many people today. And the very treatments that can help can also put patients' lives at risk. The standard treatment is inf…


Compulsive eating, drug addiction similar

March 29, 2010
biotech

Paul Kenny at Scripps Florida compares food and cocaine… We found that development of obesity was coupled with emergence of …Click Here to Read More


Protein linked to problems with executive thinking skills

March 29, 2010
biotech

[NEWS]

Contact: Rachel Seroka rseroka@aan.com 651-695-2738 American Academy of Neurology Embargoed for release until 4 p.m. ET, Monday, March 29, 2010 ST. PAUL, Minn. – New research shows that a high level of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker for inflammation in the blood, is associated with brain changes that are li…


Ft. Myers News-Press weighs in on Jackson Laboratories proposal

March 28, 2010
biotech

Florida has long sought out big biotech as a way to diversify the state’s largely tourism- and real estate-dependent economy. …Click Here to Read More


Palm Beach Post Editorial on Army Corps on Bioscience-zoned land

March 25, 2010
biotech

Here’s a story that shouldn’t have to be told. It’s the story of the first real test of the biotechnology …Click Here to Read More


Florida Senate earmarks funds to help lure $710M research facility to Collier County

March 25, 2010
biotech

State lawmakers on Thursday earmarked $50 million in state funds to lure a Maine-based genetic research company to build a …Click Here to Read More

BioFlorida brings industry, academia together in Miami

March 25, 2010
biotech

Fifty-eight representatives of South Florida’s biotech community gathered at UM’s Lois Pope Life Center Monday evening to make connections and …Click Here to Read More


Tampa Bay Tech Incubator heats up

March 25, 2010
biotech

Could Tampa be the next Silicon Valley – attracting hundreds, even thousands, of high-paying high-tech jobs? If you ask at …Click Here to Read More


UM tech xfer efforts covered in Miami Today

March 25, 2010
biotech

UMInnovation, a multifaceted University of Miami initiative that nurtures research and fosters collaboration with industry, has spun off about 20 …Click Here to Read More