UF Health joins national study to test COVID-19 treatments
Researchers at University of Florida Health and the OneFlorida+ Clinical Research Network have begun recruiting patients to a national study to learn if several existing prescription and over-the-counter medications can help those with COVID-19 safely manage their symptoms at home and avoid hospitalization.
HOBI grad student receives UF Informatics Institute fellowship
Xinsong Du, a Ph.D. candidate in biomedical informatics mentored by Dominick Lemas, Ph.D., received a 2-year, $45,000 fellowship from the UF Informatics Institute to fund his dissertation research project, “Enabling Reproducible Untargeted Metabolomics Research: Next Generation Untargeted Metabolomics Data Analysis Workflow.” Metabolomics is an emerging research field…
UF team joins national study of brain development in infants, children
The University of Florida is one of a network of institutions selected to implement the National Institutes of Health’s HEALthy Brain and Child Development (HBCD) Study or HBCD, a longitudinal, multidisciplinary effort to study brain development and behavioral health in young children, the NIH announced Thursday.
Top 5: AI Vision Helps UF Rise in Rankings
An initiative to transform its curriculum and research with machine learning, powered by an AI supercomputer, provides a model for other universities.
Bylund named editor-in-chief of new online journal
HOBI professor Carma Bylund, Ph.D., has been named editor-in-chief of PEC Innovation, a new online journal published by Elsevier covering the fields of health promotion, health education and health communication.
In August, Guanming Chen graduated with her Ph.D. in medical sciences with a concentration in health outcomes.
Congratulations, summer Ph.D. graduates
This summer, HOBI proudly graduated 3 doctoral students. Among them, the biomedical informatics division’s first PhD graduates, Hansi Zhang and Yunpeng Zhao. Health outcomes PhD student, Guanming Chen, also received her degree. Congratulations graduates and go gators! Meet Our Graduates Guanming Chen Graduate: Guanming Chen Ph.D. in Medical Sciences…