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UF researchers: Rare human parasite found in U.S. horse for first time

Published: Nov 15th, 2012

A rare, potentially fatal species of parasite never before found in North America has been identified in a Florida horse.

Analysis of bacterial genes may help ID cause of dog brain disease, say UF researchers

Published: Sep 27th, 2012

By analyzing the genes of bacteria, University of Florida researchers have moved a step closer to pinpointing how two brain disorders common in small-breed dogs occur.

Immunology researcher named associate dean for research

Immunology researcher named associate dean for research

Published: Sep 18th, 2012

Dr. Ammon B. Peck, an immunology researcher and professor at UF, has been named associate dean of research and graduate studies.

Dr. Jim Wellehan and snake

UF researcher and colleagues discover possible deadly new snake virus

Published: Jul 19th, 2012

A University of Florida researcher and colleagues in Australia and Germany have discovered what might be a deadly new snake virus.

Mutant gut bacteria can reverse colon cancer, UF researchers find

Mutant gut bacteria can reverse colon cancer, UF researchers find

Published: Jun 21st, 2012

A mutant form of a meek microbe deals a gutsy blow to colon cancer, University of Florida scientists have discovered.

Handler Mike Rivers and dog.

UF study looks at role of vests in heat-related illness of working dogs

Published: Apr 26th, 2012

A new study by UF veterinarians looks at the role of vests in heat-related illness of working dogs.

Researcher relishes problem solving, teaching

Published: Apr 9th, 2012

Dr. Nancy Denslow pioneered the introduction of molecular approaches to ecotoxicology, and is known for her collegial and enthusiastic approach to collaborative research.

Dr. Maureen Long

UF researchers hope new gene chip will help detect, treat West Nile virus in horses and humans

Published: Dec 8th, 2011

A new “gene chip” developed at the UF CVM sheds light on brain response in horses infected with West Nile virus.

Sjogren’s Syndrome research in limelight

Sjogren’s Syndrome research in limelight

Published: Dec 5th, 2011

Tennis star Venus Williams’ revelation that she had Sjogren’s syndrome not only increased the world’s familiarity with the disease, it also caused some buzz in living rooms and laboratories right here in Gainesville.

Study: Vaccine controls fertility longterm in female cats

Published: Sep 29th, 2011

University of Florida researchers, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, report that a single dose of an immunocontraceptive vaccine controls fertility over multiple years in adult female cats.