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Study pinpoints how genetic glitch could keep some people from feeling full

Published: Jul 31st, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nearly 6 percent of morbidly obese children and adults have a genetic defect that keeps them feeling like their stomach is running on empty, no matter how much they have eaten.

Associated Press: Mike Rollo

Published: Jul 31st, 2006

Mike Rollo, former associate vice president of student affairs, was quoted in a July 31 Associated Press national wire story about college graduates moving back home to live with the […]

Update: Weekly

Published: Jul 31st, 2006

This is University Update Weekly, your online source for University of Florida news and events for the week of July 31st.

Miami Herald: Michael Allan Wolf

Published: Jul 30th, 2006

Law professor Michael Allan Wolf was quoted in a July 30 Miami Herald (circ. 444,119) story about nonresidents serving on Miami’s planning and zoning boards. The quote was the result […]

New York Times: Janie Fouke

Published: Jul 30th, 2006

Provost Janie Fouke was quoted in a July 30 New York Times (circ. 1.1 million) story that was part of a special section on colleges and universities. The quote was […]

New York Times: Jay Ritter

Published: Jul 30th, 2006

Finance professor Jay Ritter was quoted in a July 30 New York Times (circ. 1.1 million) story about the slumping market for initial public stock offerings.

United Press International: Martin Cohn

Published: Jul 28th, 2006

Associate professor Martin Cohn of the departments of zoology and anatomy and cell biology and a member of the UF Genetics Institute was quoted in a July 28 United Press […]

UF scientists test improved gene therapy method for hereditary heart conditions

Published: Jul 27th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new way of delivering corrective genes with a single injection into a vein holds promise for long-lasting treatments of hereditary diseases of the heart, University of Florida researchers report.

Scientists develop new, molecular approach to early cancer detection

Published: Jul 27th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Scientists have pioneered a new approach to detecting cancer cells, one that could eventually allow doctors to discover many malignancies earlier than currently possible.

UF biotechnology center appoints director with ‘stellar’ qualifications

Published: Jul 27th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For two decades, the Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research (ICBR) has laid the cutting-edge tools of genetics and molecular biology at the fingertips of University of Florida researchers. This summer, it advances that mission as ICBR expands into new state-of-the-art facilities under the guidance of a new director. That is, just as soon as the new director gets back from Mars — or, at least as close to Mars as you can find on Earth.