Researchers from Florida Atlantic University are collaborating with scientists from Sancilio and Company, Inc., in Riviera Beach, Fla., to begin a new research project aimed at finding a treatment for patients afflicted by Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). RP is an inherited disease that causes severe progressive vision impairment and blindness. The disease is recognized as the leading cause of inherited blindness that affects approximately 1 in 4,000 people and can cause blindness as early as within the first year of life.
Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation (BPC), a leader in the collection of source plasma, is pleased to announce the relocation of its Gainesville plasma collection center to 2315 NW 13th Street, Gainesville, Florida. The 15,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility officially opened its doors for business on Sunday, January 22, 2017.
CELEBRATE SOUTH FLORIDA’S INAUGURAL LIFE SCIENCES SHOWCASE
“Life Sciences Take Flight!”
THURSDAY, MARCH 23
9:30 am – 2:00 pm
RELEASE PDF Join the more than 80 student researchers from 11 South Florida colleges and universities at the fifth annual Life Sciences South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium held at Palm Beach State College.
Specialty-specific health information technology leader Modernizing Medicine, Inc. today announced that its electronic health record (EHR) system, EMA™, is among the first in the United States to include built-in Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) composite score reporting, robust analytics and benchmarking reports that document healthcare providers’ performance in near real-time.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health has awarded scientists of the Jupiter-based Scripps Research Institute a grant of about $1.8 million.
The grant will be used to develope a series of drug candidates to treat a number of ailments, including heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis and several neurodegenerative disorders.
The Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) will receive nearly $300 million in public-private investment from leading manufacturers, universities, nonprofit organizations and the federal government to develop scalable manufacturing processes for engineered tissues and organs.
Jupiter Orphan Therapeutics has secured $2 million in financing from an Australian investor as it continues to work on developing treatments for rare diseases.
The Palm Beach/Treasure Coast Chapter of BioFlorida is having their 2017 kickoff event Monday, January 30th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Hear from the president and chief executive officer for Jupiter Medical Center, key spokesperson for the FAU Jupiter Life Sciences Initiative and lead counsel for Sancilio & Company, a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company. Also, experience robotic surgery first-hand through a demo of the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System.
Specialty-specific health information technology company Modernizing Medicine, Inc. today announced that EMA™, modmed Ophthalmology’s™ EHR system developed by practicing ophthalmologists, now includes several product enhancements, as well as an interface with FlexSys to enable an optical inventory solution.