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Building A Biotech Rebound

Biotech Is Booming In Greater Fort Lauderdale

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Greater Fort Lauderdale is home to one of the nation’s most dynamic biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry clusters. The region currently holds 1,500 bioscience institutions that employ more than 26,000 people and generate $4 billion in revenue each year. As a region, South Florida offers convenient access to leading research institutes and academic institutions with 35 colleges and universities based in the area.

According to the Medical Health News Portal, NSU is leading the way by working on more than 200 research projects, including studies on cardiovascular disease, anti-cancer therapies, chronic fatigue syndrome, autism, coral reef restoration, stem cells and wildlife DNA forensics, among other subjects. NSU’s Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) is the house of several research institutes that efficiently address today’s most pressing issues facing humanity and one of the largest and most advanced research facilities in Florida.


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