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2010-10-07 10:39:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) has issued the following comment by Paul L.

2010-10-07 09:25:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Roskamp Institute said that it is pleased to announce that it will soon begin clinical trials of RCP-006, a compound found in tobacco, for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

2010-09-27 10:55:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Roskamp Institute in Sarasota, Florida, have shown that mice that naturally develop Alzheimer's are able to ward off the growth of brain cancer.

2010-04-07 09:43:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Star Scientific (Nasdaq: CIGX) announced today that it has completed a "Research and Royalty Agreement" with the Roskamp Institute's affiliate, SRQ Bio, LLC, under which the Institute will conduct research on a compound developed by the company's Rock Creek Pharmaceutical subsidiary that medical researchers at the Institute believe may have an application in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

2009-07-20 04:10:00

TAMPA BAY, Fla., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- News briefs concerning economic and business growth in the Tampa Bay Region from the Tampa Bay Partnership:USF Poly Unveils Plans for Two Incubator FacilitiesUniversity of South Florida Polytechnic announced plans to open two business incubators this fall.

2009-07-15 12:40:04

University of California-Los Angeles scientists say they've created a blood test that might help predict a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. UCLA scientists said they discovered a way to measure the amount of amyloid beta that is being absorbed by immune cells in the blood.

2009-06-18 13:37:00

Florida's First Three-Year Neuroscience Research Doctorate Program SARASOTA, Fla., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarasota's Roskamp Institute (Roskamp) today announced the first enrollment of students in its pioneering three-year Ph.D.

2008-12-16 13:59:00

Research Uncovers New Link Between Inflammation & Alzheimer's Disease SARASOTA, Fla., Dec.

2008-10-21 15:00:28

SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of world-renowned scientists today announced the launch of Archer Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a new company that will use modern technologies for the identification of novel treatments for Alzheimer's disease.

2008-08-12 12:02:06

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Roskamp Institute's Associate Clinic Director and Neuropsychologist Cheryl Luis, Ph.D., ABPP-CN was recently nominated and appointed chairperson to the Department of Elder Affairs' (DOEA) Alzheimer's Disease Initiative Advisory Committee (ADIAC).

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.