Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘medical’

UCF plans to open dental school in 2014

UCF plans to open dental school in 2014

University of Central Florida plans to open a dental school near its College of Medicine in the heart of Lake Nona’s Medical City. UCF officials announced Thursday that they’re looking to open a College of Dental Medicine in 2014 that would graduate about 100 dentists a year. But some state officials and administrators at other [...]

Now Hiring: Lake Nona Doctors Wanted

Now Hiring: Lake Nona Doctors Wanted

If you look good in a white lab coat or consider a stethoscope a must-have accessory, Orlando is becoming a prime job market. It’s not often that this city is touted as a leader in new high-wage jobs, but the region is poised to grow its image as a medical cluster over the next 18 [...]

A couch-potato mouse? Sanford-Burnham researchers say it holds key to obesity

A couch-potato mouse? Sanford-Burnham researchers say it holds key to obesity

Scientists at Orlando’s Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have come up with an unusual new model for studying the way muscles work and how that relates to obesity: a couch-potato mouse. In a new study being released today in the journal Cell Metabolism, Dr. Daniel Kelly and a team of colleagues at Sanford-Burnham’s Lake Nona campus [...]

Health Care: Defense grant to boost robotic surgery research

Health Care: Defense grant to boost robotic surgery research

Orlando got another boost in becoming a medical destination with the announcement of a $4.2 million Department of Defense grant that will be used to revolutionize surgical robotic research. The grant will help establish a Global Center of Excellence in Medical Robotics and Simulation, which will be housed at the Nicholson Center at Florida Hospital [...]