cancer research

Tampa’s Morphogenesis Wants To Cure Cancer With an Affordable Shot

A group of scientists in Tampa is working to make treating cancer as easy as getting a shot. While most of today's cancer treatments tend to be toxic and expensive, UF startup and UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech alum Morphogenesis, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, is working to develop immunotherapies that are safe and affordable.

UF Researchers Say Marine Products Show Promising Future In Medical Advancements

Many drug research efforts occurring at UF are focused on marine and natural products that will lead to advancements in medications and treatments for cancers. Dr. Hendrik Luesch was involved in a recent discovery of a marine compound off the east coast of Florida named gatorbulin-1 that could potentially be used in the fight against cancer; this discovery highlights the importance of searching the ocean’s biodiversity.