UF News and events of possible media interest (April 27)

Published: April 28 2015


UF News for week of April 27 listed

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Here are the releases the University of Florida’s media relations office expects to send this week, subject to change:

Monday, April 27


Tuesday, April 28

PULMONARY PREDICT -- Can an intelligence test taken at age 20 predict whether you’ll have poor lung health later in life? A new study from researchers at UF Health, the University of California and Boston University finds a link between cognitive ability in young people and pulmonary problems later in life.

Wednesday, April 22

NEURAL CELLS -- After transplanting human neural cells into mice, a group of researchers from the molecular genetics department and MBI found that the cells became a functional part of the neuronal network. That means it has significant potential to treat neurological diseases involving abnormal neuronal circuitry – most significantly epilepsy.

Thursday, April 23


Friday, April 24



UF events of possible media interest listed

Commencement ceremonies this weekend

For more information: http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/

Candle light vigil and fundraising efforts by UF Nepalese students

For more information:



Media contact: Steve Orlando, sfo@ufl.edu