UCF and HCA partner to bring 550 new residency slots

Oct 12

Source: Orlando Sentinel, Naseem Miller University of Central Florida College of Medicine is expanding its partnership with a large hospital chain to bring more residency slots to the state. The school’s partnership with Hospital Corporation of America will create more than 550 residency positions over the next five years, in areas including Orlando, Ocala and Gainesville, helping graduate […]

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An Interview with UCF College of Medicine’s Judith Simms-Cedan, MD

Jul 15

We all know the key to living a healthy life includes eating well, exercising often, and getting a good night’s rest, among other things. But when it comes to treating illnesses, from an annoyingly persistent case of the common cold to a chronic condition such as diabetes, there isn’t one magic solution. Dr. Judith Simms-Cedan, […]

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Cutting-Edge Research Using a Multidisciplinary Approach

May 12

When the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute announced in 2006 that they would be adding East Coast operations in Lake Nona, those in the medical industry began to turn their heads toward Central Florida, taking note of the region that would become a new hub of clinical research and development. Announcements about the location of the […]

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Lake Nona Life Project

Apr 1

Kicking off this year, Lake Nona is embarking on a new multi-generational study focused on community health and wellness. Residents and those who work in Lake Nona will have the unique opportunity to participate in this place-based study that will seek to better understand the factors determining our overall wellbeing. The project will assess how a community like Lake […]

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Sanford-Burnham Scientist Wins GSK Drug Discovery Challenge

Feb 19

A joint team of scientists from Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and the Mayo Clinic were selected as a winner of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)’s 2014 Discovery Fast Track Challenge, which is designed to fast track the translation of academic research into new and innovative therapies. Researchers from Sanford-Burnham and Mayo Clinic will work with GSK’s Discovery Partnerships […]

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2015 Lake Nona Impact Forum Speakers – A Revolutionary Partnership

Jan 7

NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong and BlackBerry CEO John Chen, two of the featured speakers at the 2015 Lake Nona Impact Forum, are partnering to find new ways to transform the world of cancer research and medical delivery. NantHealth¹s new app will provide a secure method for doctors to view genomes on Blackberry Passport devices. 60 […]

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2013 Lake Nona Impact Forum

Oct 26
  • Date: Oct. 23-25, 2013
  • Location: Lake Nona Medical City

The 2013 Lake Nona Impact Forum was the second gathering of business executives and key innovators from academia, industry, healthcare delivery and government. The three-day conference delivered a series of presentations and conversations held in the heart of Lake Nona’s health and life science cluster at Medical City. Speakers and panelists included U.S. Senator Tom […]

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Cisco Live

Jun 27
  • Date: June 26, 2013
  • Location: Lake Nona Medical City

Cisco Live 2013 international delegates toured Lake Nona during the conference’s three-day run in Orlando. Attendees got a firsthand look at how Cisco’s connected technologies are transforming the community. After a brief presentation at Nemours Children’s Hospital by Cisco, Tavistock Group, VA Hospital and Nemours executives, the delegates toured the ‘digital control room’ at the […]

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2012 Lake Nona Impact Forum

Oct 26
  • Date: October 23-25, 2012
  • Location: Lake Nona Medical City

The inaugural Lake Nona Impact Forum gathered the nation’s foremost CEOs, academics and healthcare leaders to generate and exchange ideas that ‘accelerate the impact of health innovation.’ The three-day conference delivered a series of presentations and conversations held in the heart of Lake Nona’s health and life science cluster. Headline speakers included former U.S. Senate […]

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