Description: University of Florida researchers Minoru Satoh, M.D., Ph.D., Jason Chan and Edward Chan, Ph.D., found that more than 32 million Americans harbor proteins that could attack body tissues and lead to autoimmune diseases such as lupus and scleroderma.
Description: Roger Fillingim, Ph.D., poses for a picture with Marissa Burns, a volunteer research assistant, in UF's OPPERA lab. The lab identifies risk factors for development of orofacial pain. (Photo by Maria Farias/University of Florida)
Description: Researchers from the colleges of Dentistry and Medicine are studying whether incorporating tooth decay prevention as part of a regular doctor’s visit can improve oral health in infants and toddlers. (Photo by Maria Farias/University of Florida)
Description: Dr. Gary Wang, assistant professor in the College of Medicine, and College of Dentistry oral biology professors Clay Walker, Ph.D., and Dr. Ingvar Magnusson, will find out the role of various pathogens in the progression of oral disease among people infected with HIV through a $330,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health. (Photo by Maria Farias/University of Florida)