An interdisciplinary team at UF has developed a game-changing diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2 that is fast, reliable, low-cost and capable of differentiating between COVID-19 and influenza.
Immunotherapy is a hot topic of conversation when it comes to cancer treatment. Pediatric oncologist Dr. Elias Sayour and his team have found a way to make a hot tumor, their way to make immunotherapy, an alternative to chemotherapy, more effective.
Tempted by the tangy taste of tomato juice? Consumers may prefer a product sold from grocery store shelves over a minimally pasteurized refrigerated product, but only by a small margin, new University of Florida research shows.
A pair of over-the-counter compounds has been found in preliminary tests to inhibit the virus that causes COVID-19, University of Florida Health researchers have found.
Local COVID-19 transmission was underway in California, New York, Florida and Texas well before the first reported U.S. case in Washington state on Jan. 20, 2020, according to a new study published in Nature, which indicates the virus spread much earlier and faster in the United States and Europe than previously thought
Patients who have recovered from severe COVID-19 have more than twice the mortality risk within the year following their illness than people who have not contracted the virus
UF campus is in the midst of a large flu outbreak, with a very big spike in infections among those ages 18 to 25, which is highly unusual.
UF professors Erika Moore, Josephine Allen and Connie Mulligan are asking the research community to consider ancestry in cell samples for medical research because accounting for a person's ancestry will improve the effectiveness of treatment for patients of all backgrounds.
Nurses and physicians come and go from an ICU room, noting the patient’s condition and physiological signs. But the machinery in an intelligent ICU never rests, harvesting data from cameras, wearable sensors, light sensors, noise meters and other equipment.
Dr. Sonja A. Rasmussen, a professor in the departments of pediatrics and epidemiology at the UF College of Medicine and the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, discusses what parents should know about the vaccine.
A team of researchers at the University of Florida will explore ways to increase trustworthiness and interpretability of artificial machine learning in healthcare under a new $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The team will also investigate ways to use AI to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases earlier.
More than one-third of those eligible in the U.S. are not fully vaccinated. Can the artists and culture-bearers among us help move people who are unvaccinated to action?
Gilbert Rivers Upchurch Jr., M.D., the Edward M. Copeland III and Ann and Ira Horowitz Chair in the University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of surgery, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
A group of students at the University of Florida College of Medicine’s School of Physician Assistant Studies is planning a study to find out how members of Gainesville’s Latinx population feel about COVID-19 vaccines and determine their likelihood to become vaccinated to find the most optimal ways to overcome vaccine hesitancy.