Wednesday, April 8, 2020

UF needs state money for Sanford Burnham transfer, report says

The University of Florida will need $3.7 million each year from the state to take over Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in Lake Nona, a report says. UF's business model calls for no state money...

Sanford Burnham falling short on job promises

The Orlando area's biggest government-backed project – the SanfordBurnham institute – is likely to fall short on its job promises before it attempts to exit Florida later this month, records show. On June...

Health care innovators compete for Florida Hospital

There was game show music, a guest host with a microphone, and a panel of judges – all the makings for a good talent competition. "You are in for really quite a...

Future of Mantee-Sarasota biotech industry looks quite bright

Manatee County stands poised for major growth in a key economic sector that garners fierce competition nationally. The region's life-sciences industry, one of the focal points of the Bradenton Area Economic...

Miami medical tech company born out of UM gets funded

A Miami-based company with technology developed at the University of Miami has been funded, the company announced Tuesday. Genetic Networks, whose technology aims to accelerate drug discovery and "predictive medicine" received an...

Scott questions Sanford Burnham move

Rick Scott's office sent a sharply worded letter to Sanford Burnham and UF on Friday, indicating the governor was kept in the dark and demanding answers about what their negotiations would mean for...

3-D Printed Device Gives More Independence To People In Wheelchairs

Limbitless Solutions, the team of University of Central Florida students that creates and donates bionic arms for children, has developed a new 3-D device that moves wheelchairs with simple facial movements. “This...

GuideWell Innovation wraps up fourth Healthbox Studio

GuideWell Innovation CoRE in Lake Nona Medical City was a hub of activity last Thursday as 11 health-care startups pitched their products to investors and wrapped up a two-month training program. The...

Uber teams with Voalte to get you to doctor appointments

Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Uber, the smartphone-based taxi-cab alternative company, have teamed up with Sarasota-based Voalte to make it easier to arrange a ride to a doctor or to other medical...

Tavistock names former Cleveland Clinic exec as new health innovation officer

Tavistock Group and Lake Nona Institute welcomed a new executive who can help push the area forward as a medical hub. Thomas Graham, former chief innovation officer of Cleveland Clinic, has joined Tavistock as...
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