February 10, 2012

Powerhouse health partnership to have broad biz implications
Orlando Business Journal - Feb. 10
Florida Hospital, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa announced Feb. 8 that they formed Personalized Medicine Partnership of Florida.

USF Submits Bid for Campus Hospital
Tampa Bay Medical News - Feb. 10
The new facility would be located adjacent to the Carol & Frank Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare, a recently opened outpatient clinic on USF's Tampa campus, and near the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Health care partnership just what the doctor ordered
Orlando Business Journal - Feb. 10
News this week that Florida Hospital in Orlando, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute in Lake Nona and Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center have formed a partnership to customize medicine is good news for Central Florida.

'I haven't done enough'
The Tampa Tribune - Feb. 10
He also is a board member of the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Moffitt Cancer Center collaboration fuels bioscience growth
Tampa Bay Business Journal - Feb. 10
Moffitt Cancer Center's partnership with Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Florida Hospital is likely to create new bioscience companies and fuel growth of existing firms.

Top citizen award goes to Ybor City stalwart
The Tampa Tribune - Feb. 10
Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor, in making the announcement, praised Gonzmart's history of work in various civic areas, including supporting cancer research at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and raising money for families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.

Pepin Academies expands its student workforce network in downtown Tampa
Tampa Bay Times - Feb. 10
In addition to the Tampa sites, Pepin students also work at Publix, CVS and Moffitt Cancer Center, among other locations.

Moffitt Cancer Center Hosts Business of Biotech Conference
Temple Terrace Patch - Feb. 10
Moffitt Cancer Center hosted its sixth annual Business of Biotech conference Feb. 6.

Sequence Of Velcade And Revlimid Treatment May Not Matter In Many Multiple Myeloma Patients (ASH 2011)
The Myeloma Beacon - Feb. 10
The researchers from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, who conducted the analysis pointed out that further prospective trials are needed to confirm their findings.

Tampa Bay Rays and Moffitt Cancer Center to bring free skin cancer screening to Hammond Stadium
News-Press - Feb. 9
On March 24, the Tampa Bay Rays and Moffitt Cancer Center are coming to Fort Myers at Hammond Stadium for the fifth annual Spring Swing-Moffitt's Sun Safety Tour.

House Passes $69.2 Billion Budget for 2012-13
Sunshine State News (Blog) - Feb. 9
Provides biomedical research funding to James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program ($5 million), Bankhead/Coley ($5 million), H. Lee Moffitt ($5 million), Sylvester Cancer Center ($5 million), and Shands Cancer Hospital ($5 million).

Richard Gonzmart named Tampa's Citizen of the Year
The Tampa Tribune - Feb. 9
Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor, in making the announcement, praised Gonzmart's long history of work in various civic areas, including supporting cancer research at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and raising money for families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.

Florida Hospital in Orlando, Cancer Centers Partner to Accelerate Treatment Discoveries
Becker's Hospital Review - Feb. 9
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Florida Hospital in Orlando have partnered to conduct research on cancer and metabolic diseases, according to a news release.

Considerations for Cancer-treatment-Induced Diarrhea
The Oncology Pharmacist - Feb. 9
Markey is a clinical pharmacist with the gastrointestinal tumor program at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and discussed CTID at the annual meeting of the Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association.

Tampa General, Moffitt using NanoKnife on small tumors; it minimizes scarring, recovery time
Tampa Bay Times - Feb. 9
Tampa General Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa have both had the system on loan for under a year and have each treated about 10 cancer patients who had small, difficult-to-reach tumors. 

Sanford-Burnham, Moffitt, Florida Hospital Launch Personalized Medicine Program
Genome Web - Feb. 8
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Moffitt Cancer Center, and Florida Hospital have banded together to launch a partnership that will use molecular and genomic tools to develop new treatments for cancer and metabolic diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Three Florida hospitals collaborate to advance personalized medicine
Cardiovascular Business - Feb. 8
Moffitt Cancer Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Florida Hospital, as PMP Florida, will create partnerships among Florida-based centers of excellence in medical research and clinical care and work together to develop and utilize new molecular and genomic technologies to discover, translate and personalize interventions for preventing and treating debilitating diseases more efficiently to improve healthcare outcomes while reducing costs, according to a statement.

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute forms unique partnership in cancer fight
La Jolla Light - Feb. 8
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Moffitt Cancer Center and Florida Hospital have announced they will collaborate on the creation of a Personalized Medicine Partnership of Florida (PMP Florida). 

New doctor brings breast surgical specialty to UT MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Sugar Land
Your Houston News - Feb. 8
From there, she accepted a faculty position with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida, performing breast surgery, teaching and advocating for early detection and breast cancer education through community work.

DNA's role in personal medicine becomes focus of new Florida venture
Orlando Sentinel - Feb. 8
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Florida Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center have teamed up to create Personalized Medicine Partnership of Florida.

Sanford-Burnham, Florida Hospital, Moffitt form partnership
Orlando Business Journal - Feb. 8
Moffitt Cancer Center of Tampa, and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Florida Hospital in Orlando have formed a partnership to invest in personalized cancer treatments, the groups announced jointly Feb. 8.

Moffitt, Sanford-Burnham, Florida Hospital partner
Tampa Bay Business Journal - Feb. 8
Moffitt Cancer Center is partnering with Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Florida Hospital on an effort to advance personalized medicine. 

Some oxycodone sales are down in Florida, but the street trade still is brisk
Tampa Bay Times - Feb. 8
The pill mill problem also has hurt those who need pain relief the most, said David Craig, a pharmacist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. 

Buckhorn's mission: Changing Tampa's DNA
Tampa Bay Business Journal - Feb. 7
Those changes are needed to keep young people in the area, Buckhorn told about 300 attendees at the Moffitt Cancer Center's Business of Biotech program. 

Phoebe recognized for cancer center
WALB - Feb. 6
"They can get the same excellent care here than they would traveling to an Emory, or Mayo Clinic or an MD Anderson or a Moffitt Cancer Center," says Dr. Robert Krywicki, Phoebe Cancer Center Medical Director.

Gala to Honor VU Coach Jay Wright
Radnor Patch - Feb. 6
This year, net proceeds from the Gala will benefit pediatric cancer research initiatives at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and Shands Cancer Center in Gainesville through The V Foundation.

Kleiner Perkins partner projects growth in diagnostic biotech

Tampa Bay Business Journal - Feb. 6

Speaking at Moffitt Cancer Center's Business of Biotech conference, Stack traced the history of the biotech business. 

Local leaders want Tampa to be in the business of biotech
WMNF - Feb. 6
At a business of biotech conference at Moffitt Cancer Center today, Buckhorn said they will create more meaningful employment in the area.

Jobs bill could boost Moffitt expansion
Tampa Bay Business Journal - Feb. 6
A jobs bill working its way through the Florida Legislature could help kick-start expansion plans at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center  in Tampa. 

Psychosocial intervention 'aids cancer pain management
International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Feb. 6
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in the US analysed the results of 37 past studies published between 1966 and 2010 and found skill-based training and education on the relief of discomfort are effective for such people.

Moffitt expansion plan gains steam
The Tampa Tribune - Feb. 5
Money for a long-proposed expansion of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center could come in the form of a new jobs bill created last week in Tallahassee.

At USF, hitting up students for cash adds insult to injury
Tampa Bay Times - Feb. 4
If USF's growing reputation as a research university, or for cool things like the medical school or the Moffitt Cancer Center aren't enough, the Bulls are another reason for us alum to don the green and gold.

Consumer Update - Moffitt Cancer Center
ABC Action News- Feb. 4
Dr. Sarah Hoffe and Dr. Chris Flowers discuss the services offered at Moffitt's International Plaza location. 

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