If the new drug Ozanimod achieves blockbuster status, it could generate tens of millions of dollars a year in royalties for the Scripps Research Institute. Ozanimod, a drug that slows brain atrophy in patients with multiple sclerosis, was discovered at Scripps and is expected to be marketed by Celgene (Nasdaq: CELG) to MS patients in late 2018.
Middle school students took a walk in the shoes of a nursing student during the Nursing Consortium of South Florida’s annual Day in the Life of a Nurse event at Palm Beach Atlantic. Thirty students from the pre-medical program at L.C. Swain Middle School attended the event and participated through various nursing skills activities.
The sense of touch is often taken for granted. For someone without a limb or hand, losing that sense of touch can be devastating. While highly sophisticated prostheses with complex moving fingers and joints are available to mimic almost every hand motion, they remain frustratingly difficult and unnatural for the user. This is largely because they lack the tactile experience that guides every movement. This void in sensation results in limited use or abandonment of these very expensive artificial devices. So why not make a prosthesis that can actually “feel” its environment?
JUPITER —In findings that could point to a better treatment for HIV infections, Scripps Florida scientists say they’ve found a new way to manage the virus.
Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience discovered local order of dendritic spine functional properties within global disorder, a key underlying feature of the synaptic architecture of visual space.
RIVIERA BEACH, Fla.–Sancilio Pharmaceuticals Company, Inc. (SPCI) today announced positive top line results from a clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of AltemiaTM, an oral soft gelatin dosage form, in pediatric sickle cell patients aged 5-17 years (https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02973360).
Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the official launch of its newly expanded, 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Clinical Skills Simulation Centerin the Research Park at FAU in Boca Raton.
JUPITER, Fla. – Oct. 25, 2017 – Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have created a new class of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), using a versatile “double decker” technology that ties antibodies and a drug together to produce highly potent pharmaceuticals for cancer therapy.
Reports released today from CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity show Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for September 2017 dropped to the lowest level in a decade. The county’s 3.6 percent rate also dropped 1.6 percentage points below the year ago rate of 5.2 percent and the 4.4 percent rate for August. Florida’s unemployment rate matched Palm Beach County, down from 5.1 percent last year, and the national rate is 4.1 percent, all numbers not seasonally adjusted.