Wednesday, October 29, 2014
UCF Takes Lead Research Role for Emerging "Internet of Things"

UCF and UF have joined forces to research the materials, sensors, actuators, power sources and electronics that are expected to drive the “Internet of Things” – the interconnection of the cyber and physical world – which engineers predict is the future of the Internet. ..

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
IntraMedical Imaging signs exclusive license with University of South Florida for new breast cancer treatment

New seed localization technology allows better visualization and treatment of breast cancer  ..

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientists Uncover Major Factor in Development of Huntington’s Disease

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered a major contributor to Huntington’s disease, a devastating progressive neurological condition that produces involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and cognitive impairment. ..

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Technology pioneered by UF researcher provides improved access for disabled voters

A University of Florida researcher’s desire to provide citizens with disabilities the same opportunity to vote as everyone else could serve as the catalyst for revolutionizing voter access nationwide. ..

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Monday, October 27, 2014
New Clinical Trial Data: Scripps Research Institute MS Drug Candidate Also Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis

Positive new clinical data were released today on a drug candidate for ulcerative colitis that was first discovered and synthesized at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). ..

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Monday, October 27, 2014
UF researchers discover leukemia’s hiding places

In patients with leukemia, cancer cells can embed within the walls of blood vessels and hide from chemotherapy, according to a University of Florida study published in the Oct. 8 edition of the journal Leukemia. ..

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Thursday, October 23, 2014
VGTI Florida to Participate in $10M NIH Contract to Develop New Vaccine Adjuvants

VGTI Florida and others will collaborate with OHSU as major sub-contractors to develop new vaccine adjuvants that could boost the effectiveness of a wide range of human vaccines for infectious diseases including West Nile Virus, Dengue and Japanese Encephalitis. ..

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
FIU scientists to use tiny particles to fight big diseases

Physicians will tell you: They are not winning the war on ovarian cancer. But FIU researchers are crafting a new weapon for that battle. A group of scientists have combined medicine and advanced nanotechnological engineering to create a smarter, more targeted therapy that could overcome the most lethal gynecologic cancer. ..

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Monday, October 20, 2014
USF team selected as finalist in the $2.25 million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE

A team of engineers from the USF has been selected as one of 11 finalists in the $2.25 million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE, a global competition to develop breakthrough medical sensing technologies that will ultimately enable faster diagnoses and easier personal health monitoring, for their technology that quickly diagnoses life-threatening condition in pregnant women. ..

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Saturday, October 18, 2014
TAO's online therapy is in demand

Sherry Benton saw such good results from the use of online technology to treat student anxiety at the University of Florida's Counseling & Wellness Center that she decided to step down as director and start a company to offer the technology to other college and private psychology practices. ..

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