Jupiter Orphan Therapeutics, Inc. Selected to Participate at Upcoming Cavendish BioHealth Impact Forum

JUPITER, Fla.June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Jupiter Orphan Therapeutics, Inc. (“JOT”), a clinical stage, drug platformdevelopment company, announced today it has been selected to present at the upcoming Cavendish BioHealth Impact Forum taking place June 19, 2019 in Chicago, Ill., co-hosted with the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Envestnet and IQVIA. The Forum provides an environment for family offices, foundations and impact investors develop and implement their individual pro-social impact investing, grant-giving, and philanthropy programs within health and the life sciences. To accomplish this mission, the Forum showcases presentations and panel discussions by leading family offices, accomplished foundations, impact investors, research institutions, private-sector companies and nonprofit organizations engaged in developing innovations with the potential for transformational impact on disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment. A unique gathering of impact investors, Cavendish BioHealth Impact Forums are hosted by leading institutions around the United States and take place several times each year.

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Gregg B. Fields Named Executive Director of FAU’s Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention

Florida Atlantic University has named Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., as executive director of FAU’s Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university’s four research pillars. Fields will lead efforts to develop interdisciplinary research by combining expertise across many FAU centers and colleges as well as forging strategic health care and research partnerships in the region. I-HEALTH’s service regions will include Broward, Palm Beach, and Martin counties.

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2019 PBCMS HEROES IN MEDICINE AWARD WINNERS

Boca Raton, FL – With over 400 people in attendance at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion, the Palm Beach County Medical Society Services honored 39 extraordinary men, women and organizations at the 16th Annual Heroes in Medicine luncheon on Friday, May 17.  Individuals and organizations in health care that provide outstanding service to meet needs of people in local, national and/or global communities were recognized.  Shawn Baca, MD, Rheumatology Associates of South Florida and Colleen Haley, ARNP, Team Health received the Hero in Medicine of the Year awards.

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AWARD-WINNING STRATEGIES BRING INNOVATION TO PALM BEACH COUNTY

May 2019 – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) accepted several awards this past month recognizing innovative strategies in Palm Beach County. Thanks to Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC) and Palm Beach County Medical Society (PBCMS), the BDB’s initiatives growing the life science sector and creative marketing efforts promoting Palm Beach County as a premier business location have been nationally recognized.

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TWO LIFE SCIENCE STARTUPS MOVE TO PALM BEACH COUNTY

June 05, 2019 – PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – A number of life Science startups are opening offices in Palm Beach County after being accepted into FAU Tech Runway®’s seventh class, known as “Venture Class 7.”  Two of these accepted companies applied as a result of a connection facilitated by the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB). FAU Tech Runway® hosted its 2019 Launch Competition and Demo Day on Tuesday, May 7 at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, revealing 21 winners, two of which were BDB projects. 20Lighter, a telehealth company specializing in cutting edge health-related and quality of life outcomes, is relocating their corporate headquarters from Wyoming to Boca Raton. Secret Sequence, a DNA sequencing company allowing one to obtain their DNA data anonymously, is a start-up based in St. Lucie with plans to open an office in Jupiter to participate in FAU Tech Runway’s new Jupiter programming.

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TWO LIFE SCIENCE STARTUPS MOVE TO PALM BEACH COUNTY

June 05, 2019 – PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – A number of life Science startups are opening offices in Palm Beach County after being accepted into FAU Tech Runway®’s seventh class, known as “Venture Class 7.”  Two of these accepted companies applied as a result of a connection facilitated by the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB). FAU Tech Runway® hosted its 2019 Launch Competition and Demo Day on Tuesday, May 7 at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, revealing 21 winners, two of which were BDB projects. 20Lighter, a telehealth company specializing in cutting edge health-related and quality of life outcomes, is relocating their corporate headquarters from Wyoming to Boca Raton. Secret Sequence, a DNA sequencing company allowing one to obtain their DNA data anonymously, is a start-up based in St. Lucie with plans to open an office in Jupiter to participate in FAU Tech Runway’s new Jupiter programming.

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TOLERANCE TO STRESS IS A ‘TRADE-OFF’ AS FRUIT FLIES AGE

The consequences of aging are damage and degeneration of cells, which leads to loss of function, vulnerability to disease, and eventually, death. A hallmark of the aging process is the progressive decline of the nervous system, including both motor and cognitive functions. To complicate matters, natural variation in aging populations makes it difficult to study the factors that contribute to behavioral decline. Because the human aging process is typically slow, elucidating aging biomarkers and predicting individual differences has proven to be very challenging.

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