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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…

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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

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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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Long-term stress in dogs linked to the owner-dog relationship

The relationship a dog has with its owner is related to its stress level. This is the conclusion of a newly published study. The results also suggest that the link…

With impressive accuracy, dogs can sniff out coronavirus

In a proof-of-concept study, dogs identified positive samples with 96 percent accuracy.

Spotting cows from space

Cows don’t seem to have a whole lot going on most of the time. They’re raised to spend their days grazing in the field, raised for the purpose of providing…

Dogs act jealously even when they don't see their rival

Dogs are one of humanity’s most-beloved animal companions. They share our homes and seem to reciprocate our affections. But could this emotional bond extend into feelings of jealousy? To help…

Animal Airwaves

The healing art of hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Among the high-tech means of treating wounds in people and animals alike is hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Here’s how it works. The patient is comfortably situated in a large chamber containing…

Making life comfier for senior felines

We’re used to cats being graceful and defying gravity. But as they age, mobility issues can affect a cat’s quality of life. That’s when an observant pet parent can make…

Heartworms infect cats, too

We hear a lot about heartworm disease in dogs but not so much in cats. However, it’s just as important to protect our feline friends—especially since there is no approved…

Problems posed by foxtails

Dangers to our pets sometimes come in very small packages. A case in point is the foxtail, otherwise known as a grass seed awn. These barbed seed heads often top…

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