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IN THE NEWS: Life sciences field achieving critical mass in our region. Our COO Jamie Humphrey was interviewed for this article about the growth of the biotech industry in this region of Florida.

The film "The Enduring Beauty of Memory" will be shown at the Sarasota Film Festival March 14, 2014 at 5:30, 7:00, & 8:15PM

SFF spotlight page and link for tickets

Bradenton Herald article about the movie

Experience the beauty, power & also, the frailty of memory - what it is; how it works & what happens when memory begins to fade. From the scientific explanation by Dr. Michael Mullan of the world reknowned ROSKAMP INSTITUTE to the poignant personal stories from some of Manatee County's most beloved citizens including retired Judge Tom Gallen, Manatee Bar Association Executive Director Sue Revell, and Ed Dick, this compelling movie will both inform and educate.

Roskamp Institute hosted the inaugural BioFlorida Sarasota-Bradenton Chapter event on Wednesday February 19, 2014 5:30 - 7:30 PM. More than 60 attended. Event Images

January 2014 - We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend and colleague Ariel Gonzalez. Our thoughts are with Ariel's family and loved ones during this difficult time.  He was taken away from this world too soon.   He died in a tragic accident while visiting Nicaragua.
     >>  Memorial page for Ariel

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Dec 12, 2013 - The January 2014 Issue of The American Journal of Pathology has written an article on our scientists published research for predicting the onset of Alzheimer's Disease.  Press Release.

Nov 13, 2013: Roskamp Institute Scientists Present their Key Research Findings at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference 2013, San Diego, CA.

Nov 9-13, 2013 - The following Roskamp Institute scientists presented, as primary author, their research at the Society for Neuroscience 2013 annual meeting: Laila Abdullah, Tanja Emmerich, Scott Ferguson, Benoit Mouzon, Joseph Ojo, Ben Shackleton, Miles Tweed, Megha Verma, Zuchra Zakirova. To view the abstracts: Neuroscience 2013 then click Advanced search, Institution: 'Roskamp'.

November 5, 2013 - Researchers and professors from John Hopkins were at Roskamp Institute Tuesday. Neil Goldenberg, M.D., Ph.D.: "New innovative Institution-wide Prospective Inception Cohort Study of Children with Acute Chronic Health Conditions", Dr. Stacy Suskauer, M.D.: "Concussion Imaging/Sensorimotor, Dr. Allen Everett: "The identification and development of brain injury biomarkers", Dr. Ryan Felling: "Brain Ischemia/Neuroprotection in the Murine Model". [Image]

October 10, 2013 - The Roskamp Institute was pleased to host Philippe Letrilliart, Consul General of France in Miami and Jean-Charles Faust, Honorary Consul of France and President of FRAMCO. [Image]

October 8, 2013 - (Tue) 9:30 AM  Education Seminar: Coping with Challenges and Difficult Behaviors in Alzheimer's Disease. Host: Dr. Andrew Keegan with guest speaker Dr. Cheryl Luis, Neuropsychologist

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September 17, 2013 - Fiona Crawford, PhD - Vice President, Roskamp Institute will moderate a BioFlorida Conference 2013 seminar titled "Translational Research Leading to State-of-the-Art
Care for Our Veterans"

Sept. 05, 2013 11 AM - Seminar by Robert G. Carroll, MD,  "Trauma Imitates Alzheimer's" at the Roskamp Institute Auditorium.

Aug. 30, 2013 12:00 PM - Seminar by Dr. Michael Hoffmann titled "Working Memory" in the RI Auditorium

August 12, 2013 William F. Elmquist, Pharm.D, Ph.D. Professor and Department Head, Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Minnesota presented "Delivery of molecularly-targeted agents to the brain”

07/16/2013 9:30 AM - Seminar RI Memory Clinic: "Healthy Aging and How Memory is Affected." by Dr. Andrew Keegan.    RSVP  or View the Ad

July 5, 2013 - Herald-Tribune article; Renewed hope in battle with Alzheimer's

June 28, 2013

June 15, 2013 - June 2013 Brain Waves Newsletter

June 5, 2013 - Dr. Michael Mullan wrote an editorial published in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune about the importance of volunteers participating to help support our Alzheimer's research.

May 14, 2013 - Bradenton Herald Health Correspondent Susan Hemmingway article: Brain Reserve Index can assess risk for Alzheimer's disease. 

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Welcome to the Roskamp
Institute

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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