The Translational Drug Development (TDD) Core performs pharmacokinetic and metabolism studies of new chemical entities, as well as natural products, to facilitate movement into advanced preclinical studies and ultimately real-world applications. Director Christopher R. McCurdy, Ph.D., FAAPS, assistant director Abhisheak Sharma, M. Pharm., Ph.D., and the TDD Core staff work…
Researchers at University of Florida Health and the OneFlorida+ Clinical Research Network are using big data analytics to scale up research and boost care and treatment options for people affected by three potentially debilitating rare diseases.
The V Foundation for Cancer Research announced that Dr. Mitchell, director of the UF CTSI, will receive additional support for his research on brain cancer in children.
Drs. Siddiqi and Mkuu will leverage big data in the OneFlorida+ Data Trust to identify at-risk women in Florida who could benefit from proven health interventions to protect their health and improve public health.
UF Health and OneFlorida join a nationwide clinical trial underway to find out whether taking atorvastatin (Lipitor®) can help prevent dementia, disability and heart disease in older adults who haven’t already been diagnosed with those ailments.
A University of Florida Health pilot program will bring a new COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy to rural communities in North Florida during the coming weeks.
A groundbreaking study conducted by a multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Florida Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center explores how urine analysis during early onset of sepsis may help determine the likelihood of chronic kidney problems in the long term.
Patients with a vitamin D deficiency were four times more likely to be COVID-19 positive than those with a sufficient amount of the crucial vitamin, a University of Florida research team has found. And African American patients with insufficient vitamin D levels were three times more likely to be…
Updated Nov. 20, 2020 Written by Meghan Meyer A group of UF medical students who are also pursuing research doctoral degrees switched from training mode to execution mode with real-world impact recently when they published findings of a clinical trial. The five students in the…
UF researchers aim to identify drugs that could prevent and/or treat infection with COVID-19 by interfering with the way it binds to its cellular receptor, facilitating transmission to the respiratory system.