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Brain Cancer

UF Brain Cancer Investigators Lead Bold Initiative with Top Peers to...

The goal: achieving transformative improvement in long-term survival within the next decade for patients diagnosed with malignant brain tumors. To get there, University of...
gene therapy virusvideo

UF Health Researchers, Collaborators Get Unprecedented View of Gene Therapy Virus

Researchers from University of Florida Health and the Salk Institute have obtained an unprecedented view of a gene-delivery virus, paving the way for further...
Tourette syndrome

Deep Brain Stimulation Shows Promise for Select Tourette Patients in New...

University of Florida neuroscientists are leading a multinational effort to track outcomes for patients with Tourette syndrome who undergo deep brain stimulation surgery, an...
Alzheimer’s disease

Neuroscientists Find New Avenue for Treating Alzheimer’s Disease

University of Florida neuroscientists have validated a potential pathway to halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, a debilitating neurodegenerative disorder that affects millions of...
heart regenerationvideo

Does a Tiny Sea Creature Hold the Key to Heart Regeneration?

When Mark Martindale decided to trace the evolutionary origin of muscle cells, like the ones that form our hearts, he looked in an unlikely...
drunkenness

Study Links Getting Drunk at Early Age to Increased Risk of...

People who first became intoxicated as young teens have a greater risk of dying prematurely than those who first became drunk later in adolescence...
artificial intelligence

The “Anakin” Method: Using Artificial Intelligence to Fight Disease

Growing up in small-town Central Alabama, Justin Smith was drawn to Legos and science fiction books and films, like Star Wars and Star Trek...
tomatoes

Scientists Develop Genetic Path to Tastier Tomatoes

Some consumers crave tastier tomatoes than those available at the supermarket. Now, scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences...
polymer

Responsive Filtration Membranes by Polymer Self-assembly

A team of researchers from Tufts University in Medford, MA have put together a review article, which discusses recent developments in stimuli-responsive membranes with...
hearing

What’s That? Exercise Is Also Good for Hearing?

Listen up: Everybody has heard that exercise can help keep you slim and is good for heart health, but University of Florida researchers have...