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Roskamp Institute Seminar: Dec 12, 2014Roskamp 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!!

 The Journal of Biological Chemistry

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 Tau Hyperphosphorylation. 

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Sarasota scientists excited about potential Alzheimer's breakthrough

Roskamp makes breakthrough in Alzheimer's research

Fla. scientists may have found Alzheimer's breakthrough

BioFlorida 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 attendees.


Roskamp Institute SeminarSeminar - 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 Cognition RSVP 



Neuroscience 2014At 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 Veterans Day   Open House at Roskamp
 Institute for Veterans and
 Military in honor of
Veterans Day.

Friday, November 7, 10AM



Congressman Vern Buchanan at The Roskamp InstituteOn 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.

Florida House Representative Jim Boyd at Roskamp InstituteThe 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:
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BioTech ExpoJamie 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 details are here.

Gold Dust StudyThe Roskamp Institute Clinic has a new digestive aid as well as an MS study in addition to several other active clinical research studies.  [Clinical Trials]

Seminar - "Meditation and Medicine" 


Friday, 9/26/2014 12PM Seminar - "Meditation and Medicine" by Dr. Stephen Harlin.



Gulf War Illness research

RI's Gulf War Illness research was a featured story on ABC 7 News


Roskamp Institute Gulf War Illness Recearch

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 02.

Neurotrama 2014

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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Welcome to the Roskamp

The Roskamp Institute is devoted to understanding causes of and finding cures for neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders and addictions. Based in Sarasota, Florida, the Institute utilizes a broad range of scientific approaches to understanding the causes of and potential therapies for these disorders with an emphasis on Alzheimer's disease.

The Mission of The Roskamp Institute is to conduct scientific research to discover safe and effective new drug therapies to successfully treat diseases of the mind and to promote healthy aging.

Headed by Dr. Michael Mullan and Dr. Fiona Crawford, the institute employs experienced and interdisciplinary scientists and technicians and houses state-of-the-art research labs and equipment to conduct scientific research. The quality of research performed at the institute reflects its motto: "Better science. Real discovery."

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