Thursday, January 11, 2018
FIT: Doing the Math in Cancer Research

For Munevver Mine Subasi, associate professor in Florida Tech’s department of mathematical sciences, involvement in a current research project on breast cancer has both a personal and a professional connection. ..

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
FDA clears way for Mayo Clinic to accelerate production of stem cells for clinical trials through automation

The FDA has agreed to allow Mayo Clinic to use an automated bioreactor-based stem cell production platform on its campus in Jacksonville, Florida. This enables the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine to produce cells from the bone marrow of a stem cell donor in quantities large enough to make several doses that can be used as treatments in clinical trials. ..

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Several FRC Members Awarded Florida Department of Health Grant Funding for Alzheimer's Disease Research

Florida Department of Health announced the 2017-2018 grant awards for 31 projects, totaling $5 million, to support research leading to the prevention of or cure for Alzheimer’s Disease.  ..

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Moffitt: Rare Melanoma Type Highly Responsive to Immunotherapy

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers report in the Jan. 10 issue of Nature that patients with desmoplastic melanoma are more responsive to immune-activating anti-PD-1/PD-L1 therapies than previously assumed. ..

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Monday, January 08, 2018
NSU Researcher Part of Team Using DNA to Protect the Rhinoceros From Extinction

Genetic Evidence Helping Match Confiscated Rhinoceros Horns To Crime Scenes – Already Used in Scores Of Successful Prosecutions ..

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
UF: Scents and sensibility

The University of Florida is launching one of the country’s only clinical programs for people with smell disorders, a problem that sounds insignificant until you’ve lived with it.  ..

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Thursday, December 14, 2017
USF: Early study shows new shoe attachment can help stroke patients improve their gait

A new device created at the University of South Florida – and including a cross-disciplinary team of experts from USF engineering, physical therapy and neurology – is showing early promise for helping correct the signature limp experienced by many stroke survivors.  ..

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
NIH awards $4 million to FAU for prescription opioid study

A researcher from Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received a five-year, $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help solve the “one-size-fits-all” approach to prescribing opioids for chronic pain.  ..

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Saturday, December 09, 2017
Air filter created by USF researchers among top inventions

A specially designed air filter that zaps particles and pollutants indoors, making it easier for asthma sufferers and others to breathe clean air makes TIME magazine's list of top inventions for 2017.  ..

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Saturday, December 09, 2017
Mayo Clinic: Study identifies barriers to transplant therapy to treat multiple myeloma among racial minority groups

A study by researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida has found that barriers to patients receiving stem cell therapy as part of their treatment for multiple myeloma include income, education, insurance status and access to care at an academic center or facility that treats a high volume of patients. ..

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