Chemist who explores cells’ protein interactions with light to join UF Scripps Biomedical Research

By Stacey DeLoye • May 25, 2022 • Lead Story

Promising new drugs sometimes fail when they reach clinical trials despite strong early data. A new scientist joining UF Scripps Biomedical Research aims to address this problem with new chemistry tools that map interactions...

New UF veterinary hospital opens May 26 at Ocala’s World Equestrian Center

By Sarah Carey • May 25, 2022 • Lead Story

The University of Florida Veterinary Hospital at World Equestrian Center in Ocala opens for business tomorrow to provide leading-edge patient care to horses and small animals located on-site as well as from the local community....

UF Scripps scientists to receive $15 million to help fight current and future pandemics

By Stacey DeLoye • May 23, 2022 • Lead Story

Multiple scientists from UF Scripps Biomedical Research will join a massive federal effort to develop antiviral drugs to treat the pandemic coronavirus and other viral threats. Announcing its $577 million effort to stock the...

Beads coated with hundreds of thousands of drug-like molecules encoded with DNA barcodes are sorted with a laser.

UF Scripps researcher’s drug-discovery method shows promise against aggressive breast cancer

By Doug Bennett • May 12, 2022 • Lead Story

UF Scripps Biomedical Research scientist Matthew Disney, Ph.D. has found yet another groundbreaking approach to a problem that has long vexed scientists: How to cure diseases by targeting key RNA. Until now, RNA has been an...

UF study: Post-COVID mortality risk may be caused by effects of high inflammation during illness

By Jill Pease • May 12, 2022 • Lead Story

A University of Florida study sheds new light on the reason people who recover from a bout of severe COVID-19 are still at increased risk for death in the year after their recovery. The culprit may be high levels of inflammation...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Apr 1, 2022
Matt Benavidez gazes at the exact spot in the road where he was pronounced dead. He stands at an intersection that’s ground zero for the collision...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

The POST-Spring

Spring 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic exploded across the globe, everything changed. One year later, we’re all adjusting to the new normal. Workers from across UF Health share the lessons they’ve learned during this trying time. See their stories and other important news from UF Health in this edition of The POST.

Health In A Heartbeat

Your kitchen sponge is probably gross, and here’s why

May 27, 2022

Even if your kitchen is spotless, your kitchen sponge may be loaded with bacteria. But take heart: it’s not a sign of kitchen uncleanliness. In fact, new research shows it has to do with the way sponges are built. Duke University researchers have uncovered a common but uncomfortable truth: The...

Animal Airwaves

What to Know When Adopting A Pet (Original air, June 23, 2012)

May 27, 2022

Have you considered offering a forever home to a new pet? Most people have, but the success of that new relationship is largely a function of responsible pet ownership and awareness of what’s involved in making that commitment. There’s much to consider, from your own lifestyle and the type or breed...