Friday, November 10, 2017
UF: Study sheds light on snake mystery

A new study by UF researchers, published in the Journal of Zoology, sheds light on the survival of the snakes of Seahorse Key after the collapse of their symbiotic relationship with the island's birds.  ..

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Southeast BIO Investor and Partner Forum: Nov. 14-16, 2017

The Southeast BIO Investor & Partnering Forum is the southeast's premier life sciences and medical technology conference, connecting emerging companies with potential investors and corporate partners looking to do business in the southeast. In partnership with the University of Florida’s Commercialization Program, attendees will experience a Biotech/Pharma event focusing on Regenerative Medicine.  ..

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Thursday, October 26, 2017
UF Health, USF and FIU to study effects of marijuana on HIV symptoms

A grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse will help support an extensive new study on marijuana's health effects in those who suffer from HIV infection. ..

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Saturday, October 14, 2017
UF: Engineered river diversions sequester carbon in deltas

Researchers from the University of Florida have found that a delta of a distributary on the Mississippi River created by coastal engineering efforts may have the potential to build long-term sinks of greenhouse gases.  ..

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Thursday, September 21, 2017
UF: Unique gene therapy prevents, reverses multiple sclerosis in animal model

Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed using a novel gene therapy technique that stops the disease’s immune response in mouse models, University of Florida Health researchers have found.  ..

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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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