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FAU and Sancilio Team Up on Therapy for Inherited Blindness

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.

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Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation Announces the Relocation of its Plasma Collection Facility in Gainesville, Florida

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.

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MODERNIZING MEDICINE ANNOUNCES MIPS COMPOSITE SCORE REPORTING IN EHR

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.

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UPCOMING EVENT: Life Sciences – A Collaboration in Motion

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.

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