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Day Two of Impact Forum Celebrates Diversity of Thought Leadership

Feb 25

Thursday’s full day of talks and programming exemplified the diversity of topics and leaders that have made the Lake Nona Impact Forum a destination for innovators spanning the ecosystem of health care.  The impact of entrepreneurship and technology, the hidden conditions to improve personal health, and the influence of sports performance drove the day’s conversations, […]

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International Bipolar Foundation Announces New Online Tool at Impact Forum

Feb 25

The International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) today announced the launch of its free, online Behavioral Health Quality of Life Tool (BHQL) to empower people struggling with bipolar disorder to assess the associated risks of their current lifestyle choices and encourage them to embrace lifestyle changes to lead live longer, healthier lives. The announcement was made today […]

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2016 Lake Nona Impact Forum Opens Tonight

Feb 24

The Fourth Annual Lake Nona Impact Forum is set to begin tonight as more than 250 thought leaders converge on Lake Nona to discuss the future of health and wellness. The in-depth talks and discussions during the three-day symposium target key issues and actionable solutions in wellness, sustainable living and health technology. Wednesday evening’s program […]

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The Nation’s Foremost Health Industry Leaders and Innovators Gather to Explore and Activate New Ideas in Health and Wellness at the 2016 Lake Nona Impact Forum

Feb 17

Next week, 250 of the nation’s top CEOs, health care entrepreneurs and innovators, government officials and other thought leaders will discuss and develop solutions to improve health, wellness and sustainable living throughout the world during a series of collaborative, action-oriented discussions about the impact of healthy community innovation; sports health and performance; progress and challenges […]

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‘We Out-Googled Google’

Dec 7

Recently, Lake Nona has been making headlines with its robust technology infrastructure. Read more below about how our 11-square-mile community is leading edge when it comes to gigabit connectivity. ‘We Out-Googled Google’ Excerpt from the Orlando Business Journal on Dec. 4th While Orlando wasn’t selected for Google Fiber, mixed-use planned community Lake Nona refused to […]

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Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy Joins Mental Health Discussion at Next Impact Forum

Dec 1

A vocal advocate for mental health reform, The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy has joined the speaker lineup for next year’s Lake Nona Impact Forum. Joined by Impact Forum veteran Husseini Manji, MD, FRCPC, global therapeutic area head of neuroscience at Janssen Research & Development, the duo will address the progress and challenges in mental health […]

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Johnson & Johnson Returns as Presenting Sponsor, Sandi Peterson to Keynote

Nov 18

The Lake Nona Institute is proud to welcome back Johnson & Johnson as the presenting sponsor of the 2016 Lake Nona Impact Forum. We are also thrilled to announce Sandi Peterson, Group Worldwide Chairman of Johnson & Johnson, as a keynote speaker to our invited guests in February. Sandi leads over two thirds of Johnson & […]

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Top research scientist E. Douglas Lewandowski joining Sanford Burnham

Nov 5

Leading cardiometabolic research expert to join Sanford Burnham Prebys in Orlando Doug Lewandowski will deepen the Institute’s cardiovascular disease expertise and direct Cardiovascular Translational Research. Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute at Lake Nona (SBP) today announced it has recruited E. Douglas Lewandowski, Ph.D., as professor in the Cardiovascular Metabolism Program and director of Cardiovascular […]

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Lake Nona takes on long-term-wellness study

Oct 25

As reported in the Orlando Sentinel By Naseem S. Miller on October 25, 2015 Lake Nona Life Project aims to understand link between community and health. Lake Nona is launching an ambitious, long-term study to examine the association between lifestyle and health among its residents and workers. The hope is that the findings from this […]

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Thad Seymour Honored with 2015 BioFlorida Leadership Award

Oct 16

This week, more than 400 entrepreneurs, company executives, investors, scientists, researchers and lawmakers in the life sciences industry came together for the 2015 Annual BioFlorida Conference. The conference featured innovative programming led by industry executives, scientific experts and public policy officials from Florida and around the country. It also created a forum for the sharing […]

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