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

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

September 26, 2014

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

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.

UF Health granted $12 million to establish comprehensive sepsis research center

August 4, 2014

Dr. A. Daniel Martin will lead a study on muscle wasting and rehabilitation, one of four main projects to be initiated in the center’s first five years of operation.

Painkiller reduces hypersensitivity to pain in patients with fibromyalgia

August 1, 2014

The findings by Dr. Michael Robinson, Dr. Roland Staud and colleagues bring researchers one step closer to understanding how chronic pain works within people who have fibromyalgia.