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FDA Approves Blood Test Developed by Abbott, USAMMDA for Traumatic Brain Injury

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a blood test the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity at Fort Detrick worked on with Abbott Point of Care, which can detect signs of traumatic brain injury more quickly than a previous test by UF startup Banyan Biomarkers. Banyan's biomarkers are used in the new device.

Tech Tuesday: BioFlorida

In this week's Tech Tuesday for WCJB TV20, UF Innovate's Bethany Gaffey interviews Mark Glickman, president and CEO of BioFlorida, a statewide organization dedicated to connecting the life sciences across Florida.

University of Florida Transportation Institute Revolutionizes Transportation Technology Through Grand Opening of Its $2M I-STREET™ Living Lab

The University of Florida Transportation Institute hosted a grand open unveiling its I-STREET™ Living Lab. I-STREET stands for Implementing Solutions from Transportation Research and Evaluation of Emerging Technologies. As a living lab on the UF campus, it connects surrounding roadway networks on the UF campus, the COG, and across the state using various cutting-edge technologies.

UF Engineering Professor Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has elected University of Florida computer science professor and National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI) laureate Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D. as a 2024 Academy member. The Academy, founded in 1780 by John Adams and John Hancock, elects leaders from all disciplines who work together to solve the problems that our nation faces and believes in cultivating a membership of innovators across all fields of arts and sciences. 

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