MARINE ORGANISMS HOLD PROMISE TO TREAT BREAST CANCER

The oceans cover more than 70 percent of the earth’s surface and provide a rich source of unique, bioactive natural products. Their chemical diversity and structural complexity represent an untapped supply of potential new drugs, lead compounds for medicinal chemistry and biological probes to better understand diseases. More than 50 percent of cancer drugs currently used have originated from natural products.

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THE WORLD’S TWO BEST SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTES CALL PALM BEACH COUNTY HOME

May 16, 2019, JUPITER, FL – Nature Index has ranked Max Planck Society and Scripps Research as the world’s top two stand-alone scientific institutes for biomedical research. In fact, Florida Atlantic University’s Jupiter, Florida campus is the only place on the planet where two quality research institutions are co-located. Nature Index, the definitive ranking source for research institutions, based these results on high impact papers and yearly growth over the past five years.  Along with Florida Atlantic University, a Nikon Center of Excellence, these three institutions form an unparalleled research campus for biomedical research.

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JUPITER EXPANSION BRINGS NEW DISCOVERIES IN RNA-MEDIATED DISEASES

May 14, 2019, JUPITER, FLA – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with the Town of Jupiter and Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, is pleased to announce that Expansion Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on advancing transformative medicines to patients with RNA-mediated diseases, is progressing its business development plans in Jupiter. The company received expedited permitting assistance to help solidify its presence in Palm Beach County and the local biotech community. The company will focus on employee growth and will occupy over 5000 sq. ft. at its new facility located at 555 Heritage Drive.

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