Thursday, May 31, 2018
Hemispherx Biopharma and Roswell Park Plan Phase I/II Study of Ampligen Plus Checkpoint Inhibitors

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (Roswell Park) and Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. plan to expand their existing scientific collaboration to advance the clinical development of Ampligen – an investigational immune-enhancing TLR3 agonist – which has shown promise in preclinical studies when combined with checkpoint inhibitors to treat certain cancers. ..

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Thursday, May 24, 2018
HIV Lies Dormant in the Brain, Increasing the Risk of Dementia

A University of Florida Ph.D. candidate explains that while drugs have been developed to treat HIV and AIDS, the virus can nevertheless lie dormant in the brain, increasing the risk for conditions such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. ..

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Thursday, May 24, 2018
Gift Will Establish “Gangal Family Endowed Scholarship Fund”

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $500,000 gift from the Gangal family’s nonprofit foundation to establish an endowed scholarship fund for engineering graduate students with an emphasis on bioengineering research.  ..

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Thursday, May 24, 2018
University of North Florida Materials Science and Engineering Research Facility Demonstrates State-of-the-Art TESCAN Biological Microscope

The University of North Florida Materials Science and Engineering Research Facility (MSERF) has partnered with TESCAN, a leading manufacturer of electron and light microscopes, in the installation of one of its new Q-Phase microscopes, a unique instrument for quantitative phase imaging based on holographic microscopy. ..

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Thursday, May 24, 2018
International science leaders meet at MagLab

Florida State University (FSU) played a key role this week as a group of international scientific leaders met at the FSU-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory to talk about the future of international cooperation in science. ..

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Thursday, May 17, 2018
UCF RESTORES Clinic Receives $10 Million Grant to Treat PTSD at Three Armed-Services Installations

UCF’s cutting-edge RESTORES clinic, which helps people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, has been awarded a $10 million grant to expand its work.  ..

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Monday, May 14, 2018
TissueTech Inc. Awarded Patent for Compositions of Morselized Umbilical Cord and Amniotic Membrane

TissueTech Inc., a Miami-based developer of regenerative amniotic tissue-based products, announced that it has been awarded a patent that applies to the use of a gel composition comprising morselized placental amniotic membrane and/or morselized umbilical cord as a method for treating an ocular wound or repairing damaged ocular tissue. ..

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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Snagging Card Skimmers: UF, NYPD Team Up to Stop Them

University of Florida (UF) researchers have teamed up with the New York City Police Department’s Financial Crimes Task Force to deploy the “Skim Reaper,” a device that instantly detects the presence of a credit card skimmer, allowing law enforcement and merchants to take action before the card’s data can be stolen. ..

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Monday, May 07, 2018
New Movement Monitoring System Helping Prevent Falls in the Elderly

University of South Florida (USF) researchers are utilizing technology that allows BMW’s vehicle assembly lines to run more efficiently to accurately indicate when residents in assisted living facilities are at increased risk of falling. ..

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Monday, May 07, 2018
FSU Research: New Model Could Help Rebuild Eroding Lands in Coastal Louisiana

As coastal lands in Louisiana erode, researchers, environmentalists and engineers are all searching for ways to preserve the marsh coastline.  Now, a Florida State University researcher has developed a model to help stakeholders figure out what factors they need to consider to rebuild land in this fragile wetland. ..

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