Thursday, March 29, 2018
$3.2 Million Grant Funds Development of New Malaria Vaccine

The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund has awarded the University of Florida and partners in the United States and Japan $3.2 million to advance a promising vaccine to prevent transmission of malaria. ..

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Monday, March 12, 2018
Miller School Helps Provide New Insight into Causes of Stroke in Large International Genetic Study

Top stroke neurologists and researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and UHealth - the University of Miami Health System were part of a major international research consortium, studying 520,000 people from around the world, that identified 22 new genetic risk factors for stroke, thus tripling the number of gene regions known to affect stroke risk. ..

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Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Biopharmaceutical companies an asset to us

Op-Ed by Nancy Bryan, BioFlorida ..

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Monday, November 07, 2011
Max Planck Florida Institute study sheds light on higher brain functions

The human brain constantly performs a series of complex functions such as learning, memorizing and decision making. A research team at the Max Planck Florida Institute led by Nobel laureate Dr. Bert Sakmann and Dr. Hanno-Sebastian Meyer is conducting basic research that provides new insight into how these higher brain functions come about at a mechanistic level. To do this they are investigating the structure and function of neuronal circuits — networks of interconnected nerve cells — in the cerebral cortex, the part of the brain responsible for such higher functions. ..

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011
UM officially opens research park

Although open since July, the University of Miami Technology Park held its official ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday. ..

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Friday, July 22, 2011
USF-based journal ranks first worldwide in transplantation category

Cell Transplantation: The Regenerative Medicine Journal, co-edited at the University of South Florida’s Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair and the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is the world’s top-ranked journal in its field. ..

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Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Scripps Florida - New treatment halts multiple sclerosis in mice

Scripps Florida investigators have found a way to stop multiple sclerosis in mice. ..

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Monday, July 04, 2011
Coming Soon: Medscape’s “Developments to Watch”

Last week, Sanford-Burnham’s Fishman Auditorium, on the Institute’s La Jolla campus, was transformed into a temporary television studio. It was hardly recognizable under the bright lights and set dressing. Medical website Medscape recorded interviews with three Sanford-Burnham researchers for a new video series called “Developments to Watch.” The talk show-like discussions were hosted by Dr. Evan Snyder, who directs the Stem Cells and Regenerative Biology Program at Sanford-Burnham. Dr. Snyder is both a medical doctor who regularly sees patients and a scientist who conducts research in his own lab – the perfect person to help explain how discoveries made today might one day help patients. ..

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Nanotherapeutics Gets FDA Orphan-Drug Status for NanoDTPA™ Capsules to Treat Radiation Exposure

DA approves orphan-drug designation to Nanotherapeutics' new oral capsule under development for treatment of radiation exposure. NanoDTPA™ capsule is one of several products the company is developing for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) medical countermeasures. ..

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Friday, June 03, 2011
Jackson Laboratory Ends Florida Expansion Bid

Officials at Bar Harbor's Jackson Laboratory say they're giving up their bid to expand in Florida. In an announcement today, lab officials say they're withdrawing a request for $100 million in start-up funding from Florida for the project. ..

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