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UF, Florida A&M launch institute to promote better health, job training

UF, Florida A&M launch institute to promote better health, job training

Published: Feb 4th, 2011

Winter chills couldn’t keep a handful of southeast Gainesville parishioners away from church one dreary evening in January. They didn’t want to miss their time of fellowship. For an hour, […]

How Low Can You Go?

How Low Can You Go?

Published: Jan 10th, 2011

For patients with diabetes and heart disease, less isn’t always more — at least when it comes to blood pressure. New data show an increased risk of heart attack, stroke […]

On Call: MTM Call Center Helps Patients Manage Prescriptions

On Call: MTM Call Center Helps Patients Manage Prescriptions

Published: Jan 6th, 2011

Imagine sitting in your den, chatting with your pharmacist over a cup of coffee. For one uninterrupted hour it’s just you, your prescription medications and your pharmacist — answering your […]

Antibacterial agent could cause pregnancy problems

Published: Nov 30th, 2010

A chemical found in everything from antibacterial soaps and lotions to socks may disrupt an enzyme that plays an important role in pregnancy, University of Florida researchers say. Thought to […]

Distinguished Professor Earns Double Recognition in Drug Development

Distinguished Professor Earns Double Recognition in Drug Development

Published: Nov 30th, 2010

The process of bringing one new drug to market can take a decade and hundreds of millions of dollars. Hartmut Derendorf, a distinguished professor in the UF College of Pharmacy, […]

Compound discovered in Florida Keys shows early promise as colon cancer treatment

Compound discovered in Florida Keys shows early promise as colon cancer treatment

Published: Sep 30th, 2010

A chemical compound made from a type of bacteria discovered in the Florida Keys by a University of Florida pharmacy researcher has shown effectiveness in fighting colon cancer in preclinical […]

Pharmacogenomic Researcher Awarded $10.6M

Published: Sep 7th, 2010

A University of Florida genetics researcher has received $10.6 million to further a national effort to use genetic data to more effectively pinpoint which medications and treatments are best for […]

UF marine researchers rush to collect samples as oil threat grows

UF marine researchers rush to collect samples as oil threat grows

Published: Aug 31st, 2010

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 […]

UF researchers discovery may help the human body self heal

Published: Aug 31st, 2010

Hendrik Luesch collaborating with researchers at Harvard and Scripps, published his findings. Researchers from the University of Florida have discovered a molecule that may help enhance our body’s natural antioxidant […]

Research on Brain Chemicals May Lead to Treatment of Alcoholism

Published: Aug 12th, 2010

Alcohol-related problems cost society in economic terms approximately $185 billion a year, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The catastrophic costs in human terms cannot be […]