Stroke is the third leading cause of death and disability in the United States. More than 87 percent are ischemic strokes, caused by obstruction of one or more cerebral arteries. With limited progress in developing treatments, there is a critical need for neuroprotective agents to effectively treat stroke.
Applications for the FAU Tech Runway Launch Competition are officially open! Enter for the chance to win:
- Entrepreneurship instruction (including I-Corps module)
- Preferred access to regional business and tech events
- No-cost co-working space (including 1GBps Internet)
- Introductions to potential sources of early-stage capital
- Structured team mentoring based on the MIT Venture Mentoring process
- Over $100,000 in cash awards
- Marketing and business planning support from college interns
- Free office hours from premier professional support firms (attorneys, accountants, etc.).
JUPITER — When neuroscientist Hidehiko Inagaki looks at seemingly mundane behaviors, his own brain fills with complex questions.
Work on the Snyder Center for Health and Wellness—the future home of Lynn University’s fitness, health, counseling and wellness services—is well underway. And it has already boosted well-being. The entire campus is energized in anticipation of the planned 2021 opening. The new hub will raise resource quality, quantity and synergy. In particular, the proposed design will quadruple Lynn’s fitness footprint—creating an 8,700-square-foot space for students at-large and a 2,700-square-foot space dedicated to athletics. The building also will include a 2,300-square-foot outdoor fitness space with weather-resistant turf and workout apparatus.
Breast cancer patients diagnosed under age 50 represent 18 percent of new invasive breast cancer cases in the United States. Compared to postmenopausal women, younger women are more likely to develop aggressive subtypes of breast cancer, have a worse prognosis with increased risk of recurrence, and have higher overall mortality. Young breast cancer patients also are more likely to be diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer, which is associated with a higher frequency of BRCA1 genetic mutations.
The public sector led hiring in Palm Beach County, adding 3,000 jobs over the past year.
The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the nation’s top orthopedic hospital, opened its doors Monday in West Palm Beach across from Good Samaritan Medical Center.
FAU Tech Runway® recently celebrated its five-year anniversary and released the results of its fifth annual economic impact report. The report provides cumulative performance metrics for 93 FAU Tech Runway® affiliated companies since the program’s inception in fall 2014.
January 21, 2020 – Boca Raton, FL – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce the expansion of ReachLink, a local life science startup growing its corporate headquarters in Boca Raton. The company will add 50 new jobs with an average wage higher than $60,656. ReachLink provides evidence-based, cost-effective tele-therapy that is available on-demand. ReachLink is located at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University.
JUPITER, FL – The move toward targeted anti-cancer treatments has produced better outcomes with fewer side-effects for many breast cancer patients. But so far, advances in precision medicine haven’t reached people diagnosed with so-called triple-negative breast cancer.