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Video UF marine researchers rush to collect samples as oil threat grows

Jun 17, 2010 • By

In a race against time, University of Florida marine researchers are hurrying to collect underwater marine algae samples in the Florida Keys while an ever-growing Gulf oil spill steadily migrates toward Florida, already reaching the Emerald Coast in the Panhandle. Hendrik Luesch, Ph.D., an associate professor of medicinal chemistry at the UF College of Pharmacy, […]

Video UF doctors among first to administer therapy for rare disease

Jun 17, 2010 • By

The first commercially available treatment in the United States for patients with late-onset Pompe disease was administered Wednesday, June 16, at the University of Florida.

Pompe disease is a rare form of muscular dystrophy and has been the focus of a research program at UF for more than 10 years. It is now part of expanded efforts in neuromuscular disease research.

Video Mystery diagnosis: Discovery helps detect diabetes

Jun 8, 2010 • By

University of Florida researchers have identified a protein that affects how much insulin the body produces in people with a hereditary form of diabetes. Called maturity onset diabetes of the young, or MODY, the disease can be difficult to detect and is sometimes misdiagnosed as the more common type 1or type 2 forms of diabetes, […]

Slideshow Video The graduate

May 25, 2010 • By

Slide show by: Casey Brooke Lawson Jacqueline Arencibia Salazar was the first in her family to graduate from college. Follow her journey as she receives her doctor of nursing practice degree.

Video COM celebrates 50th Commencement

May 25, 2010 • By

Just as 49 classes did before them, the 130 members of the UF College of Medicine class of 2010 received their degrees and took the Hippocratic Oath as new medical doctors in the college’s 50th commencement ceremony held Saturday, May 22. This year’s milestone graduation overflowed with emotion and enthusiasm as six members from the […]

Video UF Biomedical Sciences Building brings researchers together

May 11, 2010 • By

Biomedical engineering has revolutionized medical research and practice in many ways, from providing sophisticated automated instrumentation and computation needed to sequence the human genome to developing devices that mimic normal delivery of insulin by the pancreas. The University of Florida today dedicated a new research facility that will stimulate the kind of cross-disciplinary interactions that […]

Video PHHP researcher gets $7.5 million to help patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

May 7, 2010 • By

Duchenne muscular dystrophy research at the University of Florida got a major boost with the award of $7.5 million in National Institutes of Health funding to study the use of magnetic resonance imaging in determining the natural progression of the disease. UF scientists will assess whether MRI technology can be used as a precise, noninvasive […]

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