Tuesday, October 26, 2010
COPH to assess long-term outcome of teen pregnancy prevention program

The USF College of Public Health is a key player in one of 75 competitive federal grants recently awarded across the country to replicate programs proven to lower the pregnancy rate of participants — including programs that focus on more than sex education or abstinence to combat teen pregnancy. ..

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010
UF-based strawberry disease project garners $2.9 million federal grant

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A research and extension team based at the University of Florida has received a four-year, $2.9 million federal grant to expand efforts to forecast outbreaks of two fungal diseases threatening the nation’s strawberry crop. ..

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Monday, October 25, 2010
Landenberger Foundation Awards Grant to Scripps Florida Scientist to Study HIV

JUPITER, FL, October 25, 2010 – A scientist on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has received funding from the Philadelphia-based Margaret Q. Landenberger Research Foundation.  ..

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Friday, October 22, 2010
Putting a bull's-eye on the flu: Scientists use magnets to probe influenza's structure to target drugs

Beating the flu has always been tough, but it has gotten even more difficult in recent years. Two of the four antiviral drugs used to treat a nasty case of the influenza A virus no longer work. ..

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Friday, October 22, 2010
Population Report: More Jews Live in the U.S. than in Israel

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Friday, October 22, 2010
Miller School Sweeps the 2010 Excellence in Health Care Awards

Staff and faculty at the Miller School of Medicine received three of the South Florida Business Journal’s 2010 Excellence in Health Care Awards, earning the top honor in every category for which they were finalists. ..

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Thursday, October 21, 2010
How to Restore the American Dream

Technology and globalization are shattering the middle class. With the midterms around the corner, the good news is that a bipartisan policy agenda can return the U.S. to prosperity. But no one says it will be easy. ..

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010
IHMC OCALA WELCOMES NEW ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

OCALA, FL – The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) is proud to announce the addition of Dr. John “Row” Rogacki to its senior leadership team.  As Associate Director, Dr. Rogacki will assume day-to-day oversight of the new IHMC Ocala facility, as well as foster continued research, business, community, and academic partnerships with IHMC throughout Florida. ..

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010
NSU Researcher Makes Breakthrough Discovery to Curb Heart Failure

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE Fla. -  A Nova Southeastern University (NSU) researcher has announced a breakthrough discovery to block a protein that can contribute to heart failure.

His discovery will appear in an upcoming issue of the prestigious medical journal, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Anastasios Lymperopoulos, Ph.D., an NSU College of Pharmacy assistant professor of pharmacology, has discovered a novel method, using gene therapy, to block the actions of a gene-encoded protein. Read more>> ..

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