Friday, August 11, 2017
UF research awards total nearly $686 million for fiscal year 2017

University of Florida faculty earned nearly $686 million in research awards in fiscal year 2017, including major grants to study Zika, citrus greening and special education training.  ..

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
UF: East Coast's rapidly rising seas explained

University of Florida scientists discover cause of Atlantic coastline’s sea level rise hot spots ..

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
UF: Imaging biomarker for Parkinson’s could aid in testing drugs to slow disease’s progression

A newly discovered imaging biomarker could be used to track changes in the brain associated with the progression of Parkinson’s disease, findings that represent a significant advancement that could aid in development of new drugs to slow progression of the neurodegenerative disease.  ..

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Friday, July 07, 2017
UF: Don’t hate your gut: It may help you lose weight, fight depression and lower blood pressure

Trillions of microorganisms living inside your digestive system may influence your health and even your weight. Here's how your gut may communicate with your brain, bone marrow and immune system. ..

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Saturday, July 01, 2017
UF: Does a tiny sea creature hold the key to heart regeneration?

In a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a University of Florida scientist and colleagues found genes known to form heart cells in humans and other animals in the gut of a muscle-less and heartless sea anemone.  ..

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Friday, June 16, 2017
UF: Why treating breast cancer with less may be more

A UF clinical decision scientist and health economist explains why six weeks of radiation therapy after surgery may not be the most effective treatment for women with breast cancer. ..

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
University of Florida research spending at record $791 million in 2016

Spending for research at the University of Florida, a key indicator of how healthy an institution’s research enterprise is, reached a record high of $791.3 million in 2016, according to a new report to the National Science Foundation. ..

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Monday, May 29, 2017
UF: Zika transmission in U.S. linked to travel from Caribbean

Travel between the continental U.S. and the Caribbean led to locally acquired Zika virus infections in Florida, according to new research published this week.  ..

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Saturday, May 20, 2017
Florida Institute Funds Alachua-based Amend Surgical

The Florida Institute announced that it has finalized a funding agreement with Amend Surgical, an Alachua-based medical device company with newly licensed technology developed at the University of Florida.  ..

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
UF: New 3D printing method promises vastly superior medical implants for millions

For the millions of people every year who have or need medical devices implanted, a new advancement in 3D printing technology developed at the University of Florida promises significantly quicker implantation of devices that are stronger, less expensive, more flexible and more comfortable than anything currently available.  ..

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