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December 6, 2007

The Roskamp Institute Receives Industry Appreciation Award for its Continued Innovative and Technological Advances

Roskamp Recognized as Industry Leader by the Economic Development Council in Manatee County

Manatee County, Fla. The Roskamp Institute today was presented with the 2007 Innovation and Technology Award by the Economic Development Council (EDC) of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce for the innovative and technological advances it has made within the scientific research industry.

"As a member of the Manatee County community, we are honored and proud to have received this award," said Dr. Michael Mullan, director of the Roskamp Institute. "We look forward to continuing to be a leader in the research community as we move toward finding drug therapies that will be useful in preventing and curing the various diseases of the mind that continue to plague people in Manatee County and around the world."

The award, which was presented to the Roskamp Institute today at the 2007 Industry Appreciation Award Luncheon, was given to Manatee County businesses for their progressive leadership, creative workforce and company growth.

"For this particular category, the companies were nominated for their technology-oriented advancements and innovative developments," said Nancy Engel, executive director of the EDC. "Roskamp is a pure example of what this award is all about, especially with their groundbreaking research and successful progress in the bio-tech area." One of the goals of the 2008 EDC Work Plan is to work with the Roskamp Institute to create a more favorable environment to grow bio-tech research in the area.

The Roskamp Institute is a not-for-profit research Institute located in Manatee County and Hillsborough County, Florida, that is dedicated to understanding the causes of, and finding cures for, neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders and addictions with an emphasis on Alzheimer's disease. The Roskamp's Memory Clinics also offer comprehensive cognitive and medical assessment toward differential diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and offers treatments and disease management options once the diagnostic evaluation is complete.

For more information regarding this honor or Roskamp's continued research, please contact the Roskamp Institute in Manatee County at (941) 752-2949, the Roskamp Institute Clinical Trials Division in Manatee County at (941) 752-2949, the Roskamp Institute Roskamp Institute Clinic in Hillsborough County at (813) 979-2008, or visit us online at http://www.RoskampInstitute.com. For more information regarding this news release, please contact Sarah Bascom or Kristen Bridges at (850) 222-2140.


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