Boca Raton, Fla. – Feb. 27, 2016 – RELEASE PDF Richard J Stephenson, founder and chairman of Boca Raton-based Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), a national network of five cancer hospitals, is being honored by the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization that honors the achievements of outstanding individuals and encourages youth to pursue their dreams through higher education.
BioFlorida, an advocate organization for Florida’s biopharmaceutical, medical technology and biagriculture industries, hosted an event titled, “Life Sciences: A Collaboration in Motion.” Keynote speakers included; John D. Couris, president and chief executive officer of Jupiter Medical Center, Dan Flynn, Ph.D., vice president of FAU’s Division of Research, Robert Mino of Sancilio & Company, Inc., and Nancy K. Bryan, president and CEO of BioFlorida. The program also featured a first-hand robotic surgery demo of the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System
Hundreds of Palm Beach County Public School high school students had an opportunity to learn about careers in Palm Beach County at the Business Development Board’s and School District of Palm Beach County’s “Claim Your Future Showcase” on February 7 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.
Twenty of the field’s most esteemed researchers spoke at the third international conference highlighting some of the most complex issues at the forefront of understanding neural circuits. The prestigious two-day event hosted by Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) was held February 13-14, 2017 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in Downtown West Palm Beach, Florida. The biennial event that takes its name from Florida’s characteristic year-round sunshine attracted a larger crowd of the world’s brightest neuroscientists and students than ever before.
From the world’s most progressive researchers on the cusp of scientific discovery, the Max Planck Neuroscience (MP Neuro) website now brings the future of neuroscience to our fingertips.
The Max Planck Florida Institute announced that Abberior Instruments America, which makes imaging equipment using Nobel Prize-winning technology, will open its U.S. headquarters at MPFI’s Jupiter facility.
LA JOLLA, Calif. and JUPITER, Fla., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), one of the world’s largest, private, non-profit research organizations, today announced the appointment of nine new members to its Board of Directors, including John D. Diekman, who will serve as chairman of the board. Diekman replaces Richard A. Gephardt, who is retiring from the board after seven years of service.
Boca Raton, Fla. – February 16, 2017 – Specialty-specific health information technology company, Modernizing Medicine, Inc., is pleased to announce that four members of the company’s product management team have been invited to join the TECHQuality Mentorship Program by Health 2.0. Due to their proven commitment to support women in technology, encourage innovation and facilitate growth in health technology, Mandy Long, vice president of product management, Danielle MacLean, director of product management, Ida Mantashi, senior product manager and Alice Rose, product manager, have been selected as program mentors.
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University are collaborating with scientists from Sancilio and Company, Inc., in Riviera Beach, Fla., to begin a new research project aimed at finding a treatment for patients afflicted by Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). RP is an inherited disease that causes severe progressive vision impairment and blindness. The disease is recognized as the leading cause of inherited blindness that affects approximately 1 in 4,000 people and can cause blindness as early as within the first year of life.
Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation (BPC), a leader in the collection of source plasma, is pleased to announce the relocation of its Gainesville plasma collection center to 2315 NW 13th Street, Gainesville, Florida. The 15,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility officially opened its doors for business on Sunday, January 22, 2017.