Six years ago USF had no researchers working on malaria. Today, more than 60 faculty members, staff and students are tackling major challenges needed to end malaria, a preventable and treatable mosquito-borne disease that killed more than 650,000 people last year — overwhelmingly children in sub-Saharan Africa.
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RTI Biologics Inc. (RTI) (Nasdaq: RTIX), a leading provider of orthopedic and other biologic implants, announced today its intent to acquire privately held Pioneer® Surgical Technology (Pioneer), headquartered in Marquette, Mich. Pioneer is a leading medical technology company that manufactures and distributes metal and synthetic products in the orthopedics, biologics, spine, trauma and cardiothoracic markets. ..Read More ⇒Wednesday, June 12, 2013
After years of fierce lobbying, behind-the-scenes battles and even protests, Florida on Monday officially designated two of its public universities as pre-eminent research universities. The Florida Board of Governors, acting on a new state law, gave the designation to the University of Florida and Florida State University. The decision — which happened quickly during a Monday conference call — not only brings with it prestige but also extra money. State legislators set aside millions for both schools as a reward for the new designation. ..Read More ⇒Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Specimens from the Antarctic’s diverse marine community provide a rich resource for early-stage drug discovery at the USF Center for Drug Discovery and Innovation. ..Read More ⇒Wednesday, June 12, 2013
In a collaborative study, researchers at the Miller School led by Claes Wahlestedt, M.D., Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and Associate Dean for Therapeutic Innovation, and Shaun Brothers, Ph.D., research assistant professor, have discovered a genetic link and therapeutic strategy related to fear expression. ..Read More ⇒Monday, June 10, 2013
Paul Cosentino, Florida Institute of Technology professor of civil engineering and other Florida Tech faculty members have been awarded about $750,000 in research contracts from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for three projects. ..Read More ⇒
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