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Faculty member honored with prestigious Bergey’s…

The Bergey Medal is awarded to individuals who have made significant lifetime contributions to bacterial systematics.

Dr. Dan Brown

Fall graduates receive M.S. degrees

A virtual commencement ceremony was held Dec. 18 to honor the new graduates.

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Existing antihistamine drugs show effectiveness…

Three common antihistamine medications have been found in preliminary tests to inhibit infection of cells by the coronavirus that causes COVID-19…

Ostrov and Reznikov

Leveraging collaborations

COVID-19 research

Advancing discovery

Three common antihistamine medications have been found in preliminary tests to inhibit infection of cells by the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, University of Florida Health researchers say.

Dr. Leah Reznikov, an assistant professor of physiological sciences, is shown in her laboratory with biological scientist Jackson Liao.  Play Video

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UF Emerging Pathogens Institute and College of Veterinary Medicine researcher Maureen Long helped build a patient surveillance system in Pakistan to track and diagnose mosquito-borne diseases. The project captured outbreaks and laid the groundwork for a countrywide surveillance, detection and reporting system.

Innovative Veterinary Science

advancing solutions

Broad-based strengths, international collaborations

Our veterinary researchers investigate a wide-range of diseases and vaccines that not only impact the lives of our animal companions, but also humans. Several of our programs are distinctive, nationwide and globally. The Center for Environmental and Human toxicology, based in our college, is a leader in aquatic toxicology, with a major strength in nanotoxicology.

The Vulpe-Martyniuk teams' use of CRISPR technology to explore toxicology-related questions is unique.

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New embryo identification IVF method set to boost cow milk and meat production

New research has established a method of significantly improving in-vitro fertilization (IVF) in cattle.

Farmed carnivores may become 'disease reservoirs' posing human health risk

Carnivorous animals lack key genes needed to detect and respond to infection by pathogens, a study has found. Farming large numbers of carnivores, like mink, could allow the formation of…

Atomic-level imaging of lethal prions provide sharpened focus for potential treatments

The highest-ever resolution imaging of an infectious prion provides the first atomic-level data of how these abnormal proteins are assembled to cause fatal neurodegenerative diseases in people and animals –…

Varying immune cell levels in canine brain tumors could provide therapeutic targets

A new study reveals that high-grade gliomas, or brain tumors, in dogs contained more immune cells associated with suppressing immune response than low-grade gliomas.

Animal Airwaves

After Surgery: Postoperative Care for Pets

So your pet has had surgery. What now? Post-operative care is critical for a safe and successful recovery, and both you and your veterinarian will need to partner in the…

Common Eye Problems in Pets (Archive from Aug. 13, 2016)

Dogs and cats experience eye problems, just as people do. They can have problems with vision loss as well as conditions experienced by their humans, such as glaucoma, cataracts, corneal…

Wild Animal Anesthesia

The very nature of wild animals dictates that most of their handling in a medical setting requires sedation or anesthesia, from a basic clinical examination to other types of medical…

Pesky Skin Parasites (Original air: Dec. 13, 2014)

Does your pet have a constant itch? Understanding and managing allergies in pets can be a huge challenge, both for pet owners and their veterinarians. In a follow-up to an…

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