EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing therapeutics to improve the lives of patients with serious eye disorders, today announced the appointment of Karen Zaderej to its Board of Directors. Ms. Zaderej is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Board at UF Startup and Accelerate graduate AxoGen, Inc., and brings more than 35 years of biopharmaceutical and medical device experience to the role.
SATLANTIS LLC (SATLANTIS) and Agriculture Intelligence, Inc (AgIntel) announced a collaborative initiative with leading industry experts to combine agriculture intelligence and high resolution satellite monitoring with hopes to enhance current crop evaluation techniques for growers significantly. In late May, SATLANTIS successfully launched a satellite from the Cape Canaveral Force Station on board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
UF startup and UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech graduate Oragenics, a biotech company dedicated to fighting infectious diseases including coronaviruses, announces the appointment of Ms. Kimberly M. Murphy, member of the Board of Directors, as President and Chief Executive Officer effective June 23, 2022. Ms. Murphy brings more than 25 years of vaccine industry experience at leading pharmaceutical companies including serving as a key leader in the successful US and Global launch of Merck’s HPV/Gardasil Franchise. Ms. Murphy joined Oragenics’ Board of Directors in 2020.
UF Startup Exactech, a developer and producer of innovative implants, instrumentation, and smart technologies for joint replacement surgery, announced successful first surgeries using the Equinoxe® Laser Cage Glenoid, an innovative, next-generation shoulder implant designed to improve glenoid fixation in anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty.
The American research university is a unique institution that much of the world has long tried to emulate. Many times under-appreciated in the U.S., research universities are one of the most important knowledge assets of cities and states for economic development purposes. These universities influence the economic prospects of their regions and the nation overall in multiple ways. That said, ranking overall in second place, the University of Florida is the top public university on this list.
The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program), the leader in online research, ethics, and compliance training, and Biotility at the University of Florida announced an exclusive licensing agreement to offer select Biotility’s biotech training courses on CITI Program’s learning platform.
For people with autism, overstimulating sensory experiences such as noise can have a profound effect on their lives. Now, a group of scientists at UF Scripps Biomedical Research has shed new light on brain development that can lead to autism-related sensory processing disorders.
Entrinsic Bioscience and its licensee Nuvara Therapeutics announce they are one step closer to using RxAA formulations as a therapy for patients with Cystic Fibrosis Class I mutations
Entrinsic Bioscience announces a tool to measure intestinal peristalsis that could lead to the development of therapeutic agents for constipation, including Irritable Bowel Syndrome-Constipation (IBS-C).
UF startup and UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech graduate Oragenics, Inc. announced it has extended a licensing and collaboration agreement with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) that enables Oragenics to pursue an intranasal vaccine designed to protect against future variants of coronaviruses.