UF inventors

NCI Grant: Empowering Advanced Imaging Study to Optimize Lung Cancer Outcomes

With a $3.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), investigators from the newly NCI-designated UF Health Cancer Center and the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center will work to close evidence gaps in lung cancer care delivery. Over the five-year project, the team will examine the effectiveness of imaging surveillance strategies based on community-identified needs.

UF/IFAS Researchers To Train Workforce Preventing Mosquito-Borne Disease Transmission

Three faculty members at the UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory (FMEL) recently received $8.5 million from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to manage mosquito-borne disease transmission. Increasingly prevalent diseases in the Southeast include West Nile fever and Zika, among others. New diseases are also likely to emerge in the future.

UF Innovate Researchers Secure $3.8M NIH Grant To Combat Psoriasis

UF Innovate Inventors, Dr. Benjamin Keselowsky (PI), Dr. Gregory Hudalla (Co-I), and their collaborators have received a $3.8M grant from the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The grant aims to address the problem of psoriasis, a chronic auto-inflammatory disease that causes irreversible damage to the skin.

National Academy of Inventors Announces 2021 Fellows

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected 164 prolific academic innovators from across the world to NAI Fellow status. This includes Dr. Subrata Roy, a University of Florida professor in the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. The 2021 new Fellows will be inducted at the Fellows Induction Ceremony at the 11th Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Inventors this upcoming June 14-15, in Phoenix, Arizona

Dr. Christine Schmidt: Biomedical Engineer and Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee

Dr. Christine Schmidt talks with host James Di Virgilio about her research in biochemically processed nerve grafts and what inspires her as an innovator: “When you think about innovation and invention, be open to the fact that what you're doing may have applications in different spaces and that you may take turns and enjoying those turns versus resisting. Those turns may lead you to some interesting pathways.”