Recent News

Krishna Vaddiparti

Oct 9th, 2013

Dr. Vaddiparti is specifically interested in cross cultural research with hard to reach and vulnerable populations. His research interests include exposure to violence and abuse in childhood and adverse mental […]

Volker Mai

Oct 8th, 2013

Dr. Mai’s lab is interested in determining causal associations between microbiota composition and various health outcomes. While his lab is using animal models for proof of principle studies, and human […]

Heather Ross

Dec 1st, 2011

Dr. Ross’s research interests are centered on the combinatorial approach of neural stem/progenitor cell therapies and rehabilitation strategies following neural insult. Specifically, Dr. Ross is studying whether progenitor cell transplant […]

News/Awards

UF receives phase II Grand Challenges Explorations funding

November 4, 2014

Margo Klar, a doctoral student in the department of epidemiology, will conduct feasibility testing of a ceramic umbilical cord cutting device she created for use in low-resource countries.

UF launches weight-management study for children with asthma who are overweight

October 21, 2014

UF researchers are studying whether weight loss can improve lung function and help control asthma in children who are overweight.

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

September 26, 2014

Upcoming lectures include presentations by Dr. Sonia Saxena and Dr. Juan Gilbert.

Spread of Ebola beyond Africa likely, researchers predict

September 11, 2014

Dr. Ira Longini and colleagues say there is a nearly 20 percent chance that isolated cases will likely make their way to the United States by the end of September.