University of Florida and UF Health Announce $20 Million Gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation

The University of Florida and UF Health have received a $20 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation that will be used to establish the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health, an institute focused on advancing research, technological innovation and clinical care for Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Lewy body, ALS, dystonia and concussions. Read More …

PAEC receives DOE grant

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (Office of Academic Improvement Programs) has awarded the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (PAEC) more than $2.1 million dollars over a three-year period to improve reading for school students in Franklin, Gadsden, Holmes, Jackson, and Taylor counties located in Florida’s panhandle. Read More …