Published: Sep 30th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A retired Orlando community pharmacist who donated $1.2 million to establish a University of Florida College of Pharmacy campus in Orlando will realize his dream Oct. 5 with the groundbreaking of the new UF Research and Academic Center in Lake Nona.
Published: Sep 29th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A chemical compound made from a type of bacteria discovered in the Florida Keys by a University of Florida pharmacy researcher has shown effectiveness in fighting colon cancer in preclinical experiments.
Published: Sep 27th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida surgeon Dr. Stephen Grobmyer and his collaborators in the department of surgery and College of Engineering have been awarded three U.S. Department of Defense Breast Cancer Concept Awards and a research foundation grant totaling nearly $600,000 to develop new ways to deliver treatment to breast cancer patients.
Published: Sep 23rd, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida study will take an in-depth look at the factors involved in treatment decisions made by people with colorectal cancer. The study is funded by a $1.2 million grant from the Bankhead-Coley Florida Cancer Research Program, administered through the Florida Department of Health.
Published: Sep 21st, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have discovered that tomato variety and maturity influence the ways salmonella bacteria respond to the fruit.
Published: Sep 16th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Cardiologists at the University of Florida are pointing to a new use for an old therapy. Giving patients cholesterol-lowering statins before surgery and other invasive procedures can halve the risk of heart attacks, deaths and other complications, they report in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Published: Sep 7th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida genetics researcher has received $9.8 million to further a national effort to use genetic data to more effectively pinpoint which medications and treatments are best for individual patients.
Published: Sep 2nd, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Emina Huang, an associate professor of surgery in the College of Medicine, has received a $1.52 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund her research into the origins of colon cancer.
Published: Sep 1st, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida College of Medicine in collaboration with UF’s Warrington College of Business Administration has started a two-year master’s program in translational biotechnology that will prepare graduates for management roles in industry and academia by equipping them with knowledge and skills critical for developing new therapies for use in humans. The first of its kind in Florida, the program is supported by a three-year, $700,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.