Researchers identify gene that allows corn to grow in poor conditions.
From the Lab news at the College of Medicine
UF researchers discover a link between the size of a person’s pancreas and their risk for Type 1 diabetes.
A new compilation of major research findings and clinical recommendations helps guide referring physicians and other clinicians whose patients might benefit from the therapy.
UF Department of Psychiatry Chair Mark S. Gold, M.D., co-edited a new book, “Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook.” This book is the first to collect academic essays, written by experts from multiple disciplines, to examine the scientific evidence for food addiction.
A toxin called BaP disrupts genes that regulate production of a key cholesterol-binding protein.
In myotonic dystrophy, brain symptoms occur when crucial protein prevented from doings its job.
Pathology Professor Maureen Goodenow, Ph.D. selected as Jefferson Science Fellows; will serve as science adviser in the U.S. Department of State and take part in foreign policy discussions.
UF researchers used an X-ray visualization method to learn how an anti-HIV medication causes serious reactions in people with a certain genetic mutation. They’re using the info to develop a safer version of the drug. Using this method to examine drugs could lead to safer medicines and fewer bad reactions.
Department of medicine faculty and colleagues tweaked bacteria to create potential oral therapy for colon cancer and immune disorders.
$5.2 million over five years to UF Pepper Older Americans Independence Center will fund studies of biological and behavioral processes that lead to physical disability, as well as prevention and rehabilitation therapies.