USF study shows stem cell transplants may advance ALS treatment by repair of blood-spinal cord barrier

May 16, 2017
USF study shows stem cell transplants may advance ALS treatment by repair of blood-spinal cord barrier

USF study shows stem cell transplants may advance ALS treatment by repair of blood-spinal cord barrier

TAMPA, Fla. (May 12, 2017) – Researchers at the University of South Florida show in a new study that bone marrow stem cell transplants helped improve motor functions and nervous system conditions in mice with the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by repairing damage to the  blood-spinal cord barrier.

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NSU Receives Telly Award for Human Trafficking PSA

May 4, 2017
NSU Receives Telly Award for Human Trafficking PSA

NSU Receives Telly Award for Human Trafficking PSA

Nova Southeastern University is making a concerted effort to increase awareness of the problem. As part of that initiative, Greg Wright, a multimedia producer in NSU’s Office of Innovation and Information Technology, created a public service announcement (PSA) that was recognized recently with a Telly Award, one of the most sought after honors in the TV industry.

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FSU technologies highlighted in economic growth report

April 26, 2017
FSU technologies highlighted in economic growth report

FSU technologies highlighted in economic growth report

Two companies born from Florida State University research are among those highlighted in a new report from the university research advocacy group The Science Coalition.  The report, “American-Made Innovation Sparking Economic Growth” identifies 102 companies that trace their roots to federally funded university research.  In particular, the report mentions two companies that have commercialized Florida State University research.

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FSCJ: First responders train in use of drones

April 6, 2017
FSCJ: First responders train in use of drones

FSCJ: First responders train in use of drones

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Drones are being used more and more for first responders, and this week firefighters and police officers from around the state trained on the best ways unmanned aerial vehicles can be used in emergency situations.

It’s the first-ever drone use for first responders class at Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Fire Academy of the South.

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