University of Florida faculty are part of a multistate team that will work to boost COVID-19 and influenza vaccination rates in parts of the country where health care skepticism is common and vaccination rates are low.
Researchers at University of Florida Health and the OneFlorida+ Clinical Research Network have begun recruiting patients to a national study to learn if several existing prescription and over-the-counter medications can help those with COVID-19 safely manage their symptoms at home and avoid hospitalization.
UF and FSU will expand their research partnership with the five-year award, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program.
The NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) repay up to $35,000 annually of a researcher’s qualified educational debt in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research, and aim to help recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical or biobehavioral research careers.
UF Health physician Faheem Guirgis and the UF CTSI's Translational Workforce Development Program were featured in the March NCATS newsletter.
The Spring 2016 issue of UF’s Explore magazine features CTSI initiatives that are transforming the way science becomes medicine.
The OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium was approved for a three-year, $7.9 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
Nine CTSA hubs hosted a national conversation with researchers and community members about diabetes, high blood pressure and health literacy.
Dr. Hogan will develop the CTSI’s Biomedical Informatics Program through strategic planning and key faculty hires, as well as through facilitating collaboration among researchers and the creation of new educational programming.
Three UF science videos landed top spots among 57 entries nationwide for a National Institutes of Health video contest, two of which were produced by the CTSI.