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UF Health, King’s College London researchers awarded $3.7 million to study molecular origins of type 1 diabetes

Published: Nov 19th, 2018

https://ufhealth.org/news/2018/uf-health-king-s-college-london-researchers-awarded-37-million-study-molecular-origins For people with Type 1 diabetes, it is an ongoing battle: Their immune system goes rogue, killing cells in the pancreas that regulate blood sugar. Now, a University of […]

UF Diabetes Institute Investigators To Generate A 3D Map of the Human Lymphatic System

Published: Nov 14th, 2018

Grant Title: A 3D Map of the Human Lymphatic System Program Director: Mark Atkinson, PhD mPIs: Mark Atkinson, PhD (Project 1 and Administrative Core) Harry Nick, PhD (Organ Donor Core) […]

Melanie Shapiro, a graduate student in the Experimental Pathology Division and Diabetes Institute at the University of Florida, was awarded $120,000 from the National Institutes of Health for a three year Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowship.

Published: Oct 15th, 2018

Title: Roles of the Insulin-like Growth Factor Axis in Pre-Type 1 Diabetes Immune Regulation Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disorder in which impairments in immune regulation permit the […]

JDRF, ADA and Helmsley Charitable Trust Announce Funding of Quantitative Analysis of Insulin Purchased from Pharmacies in the U.S.

Published: Oct 15th, 2018

https://www.jdrf.org/press-releases/quantitative-analysis-of-insulin-funding/ NEW YORK, October 11, 2018 — JDRF International, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (Helmsley) together announce the awarding of funding […]

Florida Emergency Mortuary Operations Response System (FEMORS)

Published: Oct 9th, 2018

Bruce A. Goldberger, Ph.D. – The Florida Emergency Mortuary Operations Response System (FEMORS) was inaugurated in 2002.  The FEMORS mission is to provide fatality management services during disaster events.  The […]

Bacterial Virus Drives Emergence of New Strains of Shigella from Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published: Oct 4th, 2018

A new study from the University of Florida Emerging Pathogens Institute (UF-EPI) scientists Dr. Tony Maurelli (Department of Environmental and Global Health) Dr. Marco Salemi (Department of Pathology) has traced […]

Dr. Timothy Garrett Examines New Approaches to Profiling Metabolomics and Translation to Clinical Analysis in Education Webinar

Published: May 17th, 2018

Measurement of metabolites represents the digital readout of health. A critical aspect of metabolomics is the utilization of high resolution mass spectrometric approaches to detect and identify metabolites from biological […]

Dr. Todd Brusko awarded for a three year project on Type 1 Diabetes

Published: Apr 30th, 2018

Dr. Todd Brusko, Associate Professor in the Experimental Pathology Division and Diabetes Institute at the University of Florida, was awarded $1.78M from the Leona & Harry Helmsley Charitable Trust for […]

Lupus Research Alliance Announces Nine Promising Novel Research Grant Awards

Published: Apr 16th, 2018

Repurposing Existing Drugs to Treat Lupus Laurence Morel, PhD, University of Florida Depriving Immune Cells of Sugar Saps Energy for Attack In a previous study, Dr. Morel showed that drugs […]

Dr. Laurence Morel chosen as the 2018 UF College of Medicine Graduate Convocation Speaker

Published: Mar 23rd, 2018

Laurence Morel, PhD, Vice Chair for Research and Academic Affairs and Professor, will be the 2018 College of Medicine Graduate Convocation Speaker on Thursday, May 3rd, from 2-3pm with a […]