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A Florida coastal seaweed could help fend off cancers and inflammatory diseases

Published: Sep 5th, 2013

A new defense against prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men in the United States, may come from a seaweed found off the coast of Florida. University of Florida […]

University of Florida chosen to lead national distance education consortium

Published: Jul 22nd, 2013

The American Distance Education Consortium has appointed Ian Tebbett, Ph.D., director of the University of Florida online forensic science master’s program, as its new president and CEO. Tebbett, whose leadership […]

UF Offers Specialized Pharm.D. Summer Elective Courses Online

Published: Apr 5th, 2013

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is offering relevant pharmacy electives to student pharmacists at any institution who want to get ahead this summer. Accepted by many top pharmacy […]

Charter Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

Published: Apr 5th, 2013

A distinguished professor emeritus of medicinal chemistry at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy has been named a Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Raymond J. Bergeron, Ph.D., […]

UF professor Hendrik Luesch and Lilibeth Salvador

Marine compound shows promise of improved drug treatment for COPD patients

Published: Feb 28th, 2013

Pharmacy researchers at the University of Florida have isolated a new marine compound they believe may lead to improved drug therapies […]

UF medicinal chemists modify sea bacteria byproduct for use as potential cancer drug

Published: Sep 1st, 2011

University of Florida pharmacy researchers have modified a toxic chemical produced by tiny marine microbes and successfully deployed it against laboratory models of colon cancer. Writing today in ACS Medicinal […]

New findings on UF marine compound shows versatility, from anti-tumor agent to bone regeneration

New findings on UF marine compound shows versatility, from anti-tumor agent to bone regeneration

Published: Feb 3rd, 2011

A promising medicinal compound discovered in a marine organism by University of Florida pharmacy researchers is showing its versatility against multiple diseases. Having already demonstrated its power as an anti-tumor […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]