The Palm Beach County Medical Society presented the “Innovation in Health Care” award to the BDB to recognize “Heroes in Medicine”. Robert Mino, Vice President of Life Sciences at the BDB, accepted the award at the Annual Heroes in Medicine Awards ceremony, an effort that honors Individuals and organizations that utilize their skills in the field of health care to provide outstanding service to meet the needs of people in local, national and/or global communities.The ceremony included nearly 1,000 medical professionals, business leaders, and other participants to celebrate the Palm Beach County Medical Society’s 100 years of service. BDB Board of Directors Gary Lesser of Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith and Richard Rendina of Rendina Healthcare Real Estate were presenters during the ceremony.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Baptist Health South Florida today announced that they have signed a Definitive Agreement regarding a strategic partnership between the two organizations. This agreement solidifies their plans for affiliation, which is expected to be completed by early summer.
Measles was declared eradicated in the United States in 2000, but has reappeared in recent months in the form of outbreaks in several states. Of the 704 people in the U.S. infected with this highly contagious virus in 2019, 500 were never vaccinated and the remainder are likely to have never received a second follow up dose.
May 22, 2019, BOCA RATON, FLA – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that Beacon of Hope CRO, a Clinical Research Organization created specifically to facilitate drug development in expanded access programs through the Right-to-Try (RTT) law, will be a new addition to Boca Raton. The company signed a lease at the Research Park at FAU’s Technology Business Incubator and over the next two years expects to create 10 new jobs as part of a capital investment of $3 million.
The U.S. Department of Education today announced Florida Atlantic University’s A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) and FAU High School as a 2019 Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardee. The FAU Lab School District was the only one in the state of Florida and one of only 14 districts across the country to receive this coveted distinction. In addition to this distinction, last year ADHUS was named National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care has tapped Palm Beach State College’s Respiratory Care Associate in Science degree program to receive its Distinguished RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) Credentialing Success Award.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Florida Atlantic University’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter is pleased to announce the appointments of Brenda Babitz, Mark Goldman, M.D., Anne Messer and Lawrence Ornstein to its advisory board.
May 16, 2019, JUPITER, FL – Nature Index has ranked Max Planck Society and Scripps Research as the world’s top two stand-alone scientific institutes for biomedical research. In fact, Florida Atlantic University’s Jupiter, FL, campus is the only place on the planet where two quality research institutions are co-located. Nature Index, the definitive ranking source for research institutions, based these results on high impact papers and yearly growth over the past five years. Along with Florida Atlantic University, a Nikon Center of Excellence, these three institutions form an unparalleled research campus for biomedical research.
The oceans cover more than 70 percent of the earth’s surface and provide a rich source of unique, bioactive natural products. Their chemical diversity and structural complexity represent an untapped supply of potential new drugs, lead compounds for medicinal chemistry and biological probes to better understand diseases. More than 50 percent of cancer drugs currently used have originated from natural products.
LA JOLLA, CA – Nature Index has ranked Scripps Research second in the world and first in the United States among stand-alone scientific institutes for biomedical research, based on discoveries by the institute’s researchers published in leading scientific journals.