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Rapid Detection of Hepatitis C Virus Using CRISPR/Cas

Piyush K. Jain, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Florida Department of Chemical Engineering, has received a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to develop an early stage, paper-based point-of-care test to detect the Hepatitis C virus.

UF Nursing Researchers Provide Parents CHOICES for Reproductive Health

Two University of Florida College of Nursing researchers earned a four-year $3 million grant to support a large national study to test the effect of a web-based educational tool that aims to help young adults understand sickle cell disease — or even prevent it from being inherited.

UF Health Expert Discusses COVID-19 Booster Shots

Michael Lauzardo, M.D., deputy director of UF’s Emerging Pathogens Institute and an associate professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of medicine, talks about issues related to the third vaccine dose. 
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