With a record $121 million awarded to the University of Florida College of Medicine from the National Institutes of Health in 2021, the medical school reached the top 25 in NIH funding among public universities.
A group of University of Florida Health researchers has learned more about how skeletal muscle cells organize their components to function properly and sustain life. The findings have important implications for muscle development, maintenance and disease, the researchers said.
Dr. Parisa Rashidi, associate professor and J. Crayton Pruitt Term Fellow, and her team for recieved a $2.4 million RO1 grant from the NIH National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) for a collaborative project (Co-PI: Dr. Azra Bihorac) on “Intelligent Intensive Care Unit (I2CU): Pervasive Sensing and Artificial Intelligence for Augmented Clinical Decision-making.”
Kidney stones can be excruciatingly painful and dangerous, but relief may be on the way. A new University of Florida Health clinical trial will test two existing drugs that may slow the growth of these stones or prevent them from forming.