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By Dana Edwards on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm
Local research company Banyan Biomarkers Inc. received a $300,000 grant in January that will go toward continuing studies on protein testing after head injuries. Researchers say the technology will benefit people with a high risk of frequent head trauma, such as athletes and military personnel.
By Alexandra Parish on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 14, 2014 at 5:26 pm
Mental exercise can provide long-lasting benefits to the minds of older adults, a University of Florida researcher Dr. Michael Marsiske found. The research was published online Monday by the Journal of American Geriatrics Society.
By Paul D. Mate on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:20 am
Recent research from UF and UCSF may eventually lead to a human AIDS vaccine, through the development of a HIV vaccine for cats.
By Shane Chernoff on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 11:10 am
University of Florida researchers are evaluating the damage done after a powerful tornado ravaged Moore, Okla.
UF research departments have been heavily affected by the government shutdown. Some researchers are unable to come to work, and others are unable to contact their federally employed colleagues.
By Mia Jones on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 9:02 am
A study published Wednesday in the Neuron journal states that the Tet1 gene could help post-traumatic stress disorder patients and addicts in their recovery.
By Sarah Daly on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:59 pm
UF has developed drones, or unmanned air vehicles, that can take high-resolution pictures for wildlife research.
By Carolyn Brewster and Jewel Midelis on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: February 16, 2013 at 10:37 am
There were 53 total shark attacks reported in the United States, which is the highest number since 2000, according to the Univesrity of Florida’s International Shark Attack File report released on Monday.
By Vonecia Carswell on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 8:38 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposal Thursday to assist companies in developing new treatments for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
By Elle Newbold on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm
University of Florida and Florida State University researchers are collaborating on Health IMPACTS, a project that collects information related to youth concussion management and health risks. The initial information is gathered from primary care practices in the Gainesville, Jacksonville, Tallahassee and Orlando areas.