BOCA RATON REGIONAL HOSPITAL AND BAPTIST HEALTH SOUTH FLORIDA SIGN DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO FINALIZE AFFILIATION

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.

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NEW RELOCATION BRINGS MORE TREATMENT OPTIONS TO PATIENTS WITH POTENTIALLY TERMINAL DISEASES

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.

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U.S. DEPT. OF EDUCATION GIVES FAU LAB SCHOOLS GREEN RIBBON DESIGNATION

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.

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THE WORLD’S TWO BEST SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTES CALL PALM BEACH COUNTY HOME

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.

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MARINE ORGANISMS HOLD PROMISE TO TREAT BREAST CANCER

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.

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