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Researchers incubate ideas and welcome critiques at Design Studio sessions

A new interactive series launched in February by the University of Florida’s Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) to helps researchers obtain direct, confidential feedback about proposed research. Called a “Design Studio,” the one-hour meeting mimics a National Institutes of Health (NIH) study section to assess aspiring eggs of research before they hatch.

NIH grant funds machine learning research into pediatric asthma

Researchers at the University of Florida College of Medicine are working to improve the lives and patient care of children suffering with asthma in the United States. Asthma is a disease common among more than 6 million children nationwide. Jennifer Fishe, MD, and Jie Xu, PhD, are principal investigators for this study.

Grant enables area’s first mobile unit for breast cancer prevention

One of the project leaders for a new $1.5-million grant is Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., from the College of Medicine’s Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics. Working with the UF Health Cancer Center, the project will provide North Florida with its first mobile mammography with leading-edge technology.

A trio of grants brings $13 million for aging research using AI

A University of Florida researcher hit a grand slam that secured funding and launched three projects on September 1, 2023 for a combined value of $13.3 million. Jiang Bian, Ph.D., is a UF professor in Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics (HOBI) within the College of Medicine. The National Institute on Aging funded the three collaborative project grants.