UF News Budget May 20 – 24
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries now subscribe to Statista.com, the first statistics portal in the world to integrate data on more than 60,000 topics from more than 18,000 sources onto a single professional platform.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s seemingly endless supply of natural wonders includes insects, spiders and other arthropods that creep, crawl, burrow and fly, and the University of Florida will educate residents about these creatures during Bug Week, a multimedia event May 20-24.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An aspirin a day may not always keep heart disease away, say two University of Florida cardiologists. But a new algorithm they have developed outlines factors physicians should weigh as they assess whether a patient would benefit from a daily dose of the drug.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida nursing researcher has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine how to best and most safely nourish very low birth weight infants, who weigh less than 3.3 pounds. The funding will allow researchers to study a standard clinical treatment used to assess these infants’ nutritional status to determine if it is beneficial or risky to the baby.
Weihong Tan, a distinguished professor of chemistry, professor of physiology and functional genomics, was quoted in a May 7 South Florida Sun-Sentinel story about the use of nanotrains to deliver drugs to tumors inside the body. The story was the result of a Health Science Center news release.