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UF Health researcher gets $15.48 million for landmark study on effectiveness of hepatitis C drugs

By Doug Bennett • Oct 8, 2015

A research team at University of Florida Health has been approved for a $15.48 million research funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, or PCORI, to study the effectiveness of three medications used to...

Virus-drug combination shows improved effectiveness against brain tumor cells

By Doug Bennett • Oct 6, 2015

A rabbit virus currently being developed for cancer therapy can be paired with one of several existing drugs to deliver a more potent punch to a deadly type of brain tumor cell, researchers have found. A group that includes a...

UF researcher named the inaugural Evelyn F. McKnight chair in the Institute on Aging

By Morgan Sherburne • Oct 1, 2015

The Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida and the UF Institute on Aging are pleased to announce the formation of a newly endowed chair, the Evelyn F. McKnight chair for clinical...

UF celebrates 50 years of Gatorade

By April Frawley Lacey • Sep 28, 2015

The research question posed to University of Florida professor J. Robert Cade, M.D., and his research fellows in 1965 was a simple one: Why were so many Gator football players getting sick in the unrelenting Florida heat? “That...

UF receives $17.5 million to speed discoveries toward better health

By Claire Baralt • Sep 24, 2015

The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute has been awarded $17.5 million to continue to pave the way for a swifter and more collaborative journey from research to improved health in the nation’s third...


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Health In A Heartbeat

Restaurant meals higher in salt and cholesterol than fast food meals

Oct 8, 2015

As Americans become more and more health conscious, fast food joints, for the most part, are getting a bad reputation. But a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found that those who eat at sit-down restaurants consume more salt and cholesterol than...

Animal Airwaves

Feline fallout from a back scratch

Oct 1, 2015

Cats operate on their own wavelengths, and that’s one of the things we love about them. But sometimes their quirky behavior signals something more. An example is a condition called hyperesthesia (hyper-es-thesia), which translates to “heightened sensitivity.” This syndrome can affect any cat but...

On The Same Page

Clinical, Translational and Implementation Science: Part 1 - CTSA renewal

Oct 8, 2015

Is this what unstoppable momentum feels like in research? Over the past six weeks, three large, high-impact research awards have been funded at UF Health: 1) Renewal of the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) – $17.5 million over four years; 2) OneFlorida Clinical Data Research... Read More