Sunday, September 27, 2020

AdventHealth to launch large genetic study for high cholesterol

AdventHealth is embarking on an ambitious project that involves sequencing and analyzing the DNA of 10,000 people to find out whether they have gene variations that can lead to...

Fast-growing Tampa health tech company makes a deal to help independent doctors

DAS Health says its latest acquisition will help a shrinking pool of independent physicians continue to practice on their own. DAS, a health technology company based in Tampa, bought Integra I.T. Solutions...

Espero BioPharma, a company founded in Jacksonville, looks to clinical trials to help introduce...

In 2014 Quang Pham founded Espero Pharmaceuticals, which the Jacksonville Business Journal called “the fastest growing company in Jacksonville” last year. Now the company, renamed Espero BioPharma after a merger, is preparing...

South Florida biopharma firm stock rallies following positive clinical trial results

Coral Gables-based drug manufacturer Catalyst Pharmaceuticals is one step closer to launching a drug within the United States' growing market for treatments of rare diseases. Catalyst reported Monday that a drug in its pipeline,...

Opko Health inks deal to bring new drug to Japan, generate more than $100M...

Opko Health Inc. has entered into an exclusive agreement to bring its latest drug to Japan. Rayaldee, a drug aimed at treating a thyroid condition the Miami biotech firm released in November,...

South Florida pharmaceutical firm doubles down on niche drug market

As the market for drugs aimed at treating rare diseases continues to grow, South Florida's biotechnology companies and pharmaceutical firms are getting in on the action. Jupiter Orphan Therapeutics is the latest...

Scripps Research Institute ranked most innovative in the world

The Scripps Research Institute has been recognized as the most influential research institution in the world, ranking above internationally renowned names such as Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The...

Gainesville Region Advances as Florida’s Leading Location for Biotech Incubation and Technology Transfer

The Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute was recently named the 2017 Biotech Incubator of the Year by the International Business Innovation Association and the Milken Institute has ranked the University of Florida...

FLORIDA INSTITUTE FUNDS ALACHUA-BASED AMEND SURGICAL

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Florida Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Amend Surgical, an Alachua-based medical device company with newly licensed technology developed...

Why is Gainesville Florida’s biotech hub?

Moving from an economy that relies heavily on tourism to one that has a large stake in biotech is a big leap. And it calls for a long-term well developed strategy. That’s...
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