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Institute Seminar: Friday December 12 PM.
Dr. John Rees, Chief of
Neuroradiology, Partner's Imaging, will be giving the talk on Normal and
Abnormal Neuronal Migration.
Please RSVP 941-256-8019 or www.rfdn.org/rsvp.html
Lunch is provided SPACE IS LIMITED!!
Roskamp Institute Discovers New Target for Drugs to Treat Alzheimer's
Disease. Roskamp Institute has had a research paper by lead author Daniel
Paris published online in The Journal of Biological Chemistry:
The Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (syk) Regulates Alzheimer's Aß Production and
Sarasota scientists excited about potential Alzheimer's breakthrough
Roskamp makes breakthrough in Alzheimer's research
Fla. scientists may have found Alzheimer's breakthrough
BioFlorida Chapter Award was presented to Jamie Humphrey. Please see
the the below announcement:
The BioFlorida Chapter Award recognizes
the most influential and active of BioFlorida's eight regional chapters.
Regional Chapters are volunteer led and serve as BioFlorida's regional link
to the lifescience community in the area.
Michael Van Butsel of DPR
Construction serving as the Business Chair, and James Humphrey of the
Roskamp Institute, serving as the Science Chair, were each awarded the
BioFlorida Chapter Award for creating and serving as co-chairs for the
BioFlorida Sarasota-Bradenton Chapter. They organized a dynamic leadership
team including a cross section of academics, economic development
council's, core scientific companies and related life science businesses.
Having only started the chapter in March, the chapter has held
three chapter meetings engaging 60-75 attendees in regional life sciences
programming and introduced a new regional BioFlorida event named The
BioTech Expo, a life science poster and vendor event that showcased the
strong STEM infrastructure in the region attracting more than 150
- Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 PM in the Roskamp Institute Auditorium
Michael W. Hoffmann, M.D. will present: Metacognition and the Apex of Human
this year's annual Society for Neuroscience
meeting in Washington, DC 16 RI scientists will be presenting their
work on AD, TBI and GWI. This meeting has had an average annual attendance
of around 30,000 over the past decade and is the largest neuroscience
meeting in the world.
Open House at Roskamp
Institute for Veterans and
Military in honor of
Friday, November 7, 10AM
Thursday, October 2nd The Roskamp Institute was pleased to
welcome back Congressman Vern Buchanan. Congressman Buchanan toured the
laboratories and learned more about the Institute's military research
programs on Traumatic Brain Injury,
Gulf War Illness and
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder as well as our plans to expand our clinic to
provide a greater resource for veterans and military in our community. He
also received an update on the
Phase III clinical trial
with the drug Nilvadipine which the Institute developed as an
Alzheimer's Disease therapeutic, which is currently ongoing in Europe.
Roskamp Institute was delighted to host Florida House Representative Jim
Boyd. Representative Boyd toured our institute and met with staff and
scientists who discussed their latest scientific findings.
September 2014 Brain Waves Newsletter:
Humphrey, our COO, was interviewed by the Bradenton Herald for an article
on the upcoming BioTech Expo event Sept. 10 at New College of Florida:
Growing science education, industry sectors headline expo. Roskamp
Institute, as a member of BioFlorida, will participate in the event. Expo
Roskamp Institute Clinic has a new digestive aid as well as an MS study in
addition to several
other active clinical research studies.
Friday, 9/26/2014 12PM Seminar - "Meditation and Medicine" by Dr. Stephen
Gulf War Illness research was a featured story on ABC 7 News
Our Gulf War Illness research was profiled in a Bradenton Herald
Living section article.
Roskamp Institute Scientists attended and presented at the
National Neurotrauma Society's 2014 Neurotrauma Symposium June 29 - July
Roskamp Institute was featured in an
article about the bio-tech industry growth the the greater Bay area.
Click to read what our President Fiona Crawford has to say.
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