UF scientists keep communication channels open with deer farmers amid the detection of chronic wasting disease in Florida.
New research reveals that intense COVID-19 viral exposure may diminish the shielding effects of vaccination and previous infection, resulting in “leaky” protection.
A University of Florida research team is playing its part to stop the global HIV epidemic, applying the power of artificial intelligence to medical records.
This past spring, Shantrel Canidate, M.P.H., Ph.D., was awarded a prestigious K01 grant, a research career development award from the NIH NIDA, for her work in HIV research.
The Emerging Pathogens Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of five new associate directors to lead key areas within the institute.
As climatic conditions and population growth causes frequent infectious disease outbreaks, a new study shows limited availability of software tools that can accurately forecast risks.
University of Florida researchers offer up “lessons learned” after laurel wilt disease threatened the Sunshine State’s avocado industry.
UF veterinary parasitologist Jeff Gruntmeir shares expertise on babesiosis, an emerging disease spread by ticks.
The long-spined sea urchin Diadema antillarum is a keystone species. Coral reefs rely on healthy sea urchins to eat algae so coral can thrive. Healthy coral means healthy fish, and their positive impacts continue up the food chain.
Workers in agriculture, fisheries and forestry are among those at greatest risk nationally for injury and work-related health problems. Additionally, work-related fatalities are nearly seven times higher in these industries compared to all other industries in the United States. With the goal of reducing the incidence and severity of chronic and acute health and safety problems in these occupational groups, the University of Florida’s Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, or SCCAHS, has been awarded $7 million in renewed funding from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.