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The Florida Research Consortium (FRC) is a strategic partnership of education, business and government formed specifically to advocate for knowledge-based economic development in Florida.

Founded in 2001, FRC works to increase awareness of the cutting-edge research that is under way throughout the state of Florida and to enhance the diversity and strength of Florida’s innovation economy through the commercialization of that research.

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News

Monday, July 28, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientists Find Genetic Mutations Linked to Salivary Gland Tumors

Research conducted at the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has discovered links between a set of genes known to promote tumor growth and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, an oral cancer that affects the salivary glands. The discovery could help physicians develop new treatments that target the cancer’s underlying genetic causes. ..

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Monday, July 28, 2014
VGTI Florida Researcher Invents Potential Breakthrough Antiviral Compounds for Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

VGTI Florida has filed a new patent application covering an invention that includes potent anti-viral compounds that are strong promoters of immunity in pre-clinical studies and are able to target a broad range of viral indications, including chikungunya and dengue. ..

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Monday, July 28, 2014
UM: New Study Confirms Water Vapor as Global Warming Amplifier

Scientists suggest that water vapor will intensify future climate change projections. ..

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