Need to quickly look at and recall something like your flight confirmation number? New UF study shines light on the circuits responsible for “working memory.”
From the Lab news at the College of Medicine
A breast cancer survivor’s cancer treatment also caused damage to her heart. Now, UF researchers have injected stem cells in her heart in a Phase 1 clinical trial aimed at evaluating whether those stem cells can help repair damaged heart tissue.
The University of Florida Health Cancer Center has been selected as one of 12 initial clinical trial sites participating in Precision Promise, the first large-scale precision medicine trial designed to transform outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer.
New hope for treating meth addiction: UF neuroscience study identifies a novel mechanism for how the drug adversely affects the firing pattern of neurons in the brain.
Online weight loss information in Spanish is frequently inaccurate and incomplete, according to a systematic assessment of Spanish search engine results performed by UF Health researchers.
Florida sees a sharp increase in fentanyl-related deaths, according to UF Health researchers who co-authored a CDC report.
“Bath salt” drugs can spur psychosis-like condition in the brain, new study finds.
Margaret “Peggy” Wallace, Ph.D., a professor in the UF College of Medicine department of molecular genetics and microbiology, is developing cell lines that will help advance neurofibromatosis research. A two-year, $250,000 award from the Children’s Tumor Foundation is funding the work.
A new study by University of Florida researchers finds middle-aged adults with psychological illness such as anxiety and depression are more likely to have longer hospital stays and rehabilitation following trauma affecting bones and muscles.
Ban Yik Yak? UF Health researchers suggest a closer look based on an early analysis of the app’s content.