Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Lake Nona Med Center’

Canvas Restaurant and Market opening in Lake Nona

Canvas Restaurant and Market opening in Lake Nona

Tavistock Restaurant Collection will be opening their new, dinner-only restaurant, Canvas, in January. This 78-seat concept restaurant will be located at the Laureate Park Village Center, just east of Lake Nona Medical City. Fresh Florida seafood will be the main feature on the menu, which will be a nice addition to the area. The Canvas [...]

Valencia’s Lake Nona campus newest Medical City ingredient

Valencia’s Lake Nona campus newest Medical City ingredient

Valencia College’s Lake Nona campus, which opens to more than 1,600 students on Aug. 27, represents one more cog in the Medical City economic development wheel. Valencia College is going to be “integral” to Medical City, said Jennifer Wakefield, spokeswoman for the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission. “They are a very important part of the [...]

What is good body fat? Lake Nona researcher hopes to unlock its secrets

What is good body fat? Lake Nona researcher hopes to unlock its secrets

These days it seems everyone is trying to get rid of fat, especially with swimsuit season approaching. But did you know that our bodies actually contain a good kind of fat that can help you lose weight? Biochemist Sheila Collins, the latest addition to the faculty at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona, [...]

You can resolve to avoid cancer – Lake Nona Medical Center

You can resolve to avoid cancer – Lake Nona Medical Center

Your New Year’s resolution could also help fend off cancer. Quitting smoking is a no-brainer when it comes to reducing the chances of lung cancer. But did you know that putting down that cigarette for good can also lessen your chances of getting breast, prostate and bladder cancer? There’s even evidence that smoking can increase [...]

Just in time for the holidays: Burnham director talks about fat

Just in time for the holidays: Burnham director talks about fat

A moment on the lips, forever on the hips. That old adage about caloric overindulgence doesn’t just apply to noticeably visible parts of the body. Scientists at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research at Lake Nona are looking at ways fat is deposited in and around the heart to find new ways to treat diabetes [...]

RBVetCo gets $9.2M Orlando VA contract

RBVetCo gets $9.2M Orlando VA contract

Source: Orlando Business Journal The Veterans Administration has awarded a $9.2 million contract to RBVetCo to begin the site work, utilities and the main loop road for the new Orlando VA Medical Center. The Pittsburgh-based general contractor is expected to start work later this month. Continue Reading RBVetCo gets $9.2M Orlando VA contract