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The Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics Newsroom is the hub for faculty news and research, including press releases, upcoming events, announcements and media coverage. If you are a member of the media, please contact Diana Tonnessen, Communications Manager, at (352) 294-5972 or via email,

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June 15, 2021

HOBI BMI faculty scale up research on rare diseases with the help of big data

Researchers at University of Florida Health and OneFlorida+ are using big data analytics to boost research, care and treatment options for people affected by three potentially debilitating rare diseases.

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UF team joins national study of brain development…

Category: Announcements

The University of Florida is one of a network of institutions selected to implement the National Institutes of Health’s HEALthy Brain and Child…

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Top 5: AI Vision Helps UF Rise in Rankings

Category: Announcements

An initiative to transform its curriculum and research with machine learning, powered by an AI supercomputer, provides a model for other universities.


Forbes: Why the University of Florida added 100…

Category: Artificial Intelligence

The University of Florida recently turned on the eighth most powerful supercomputer in higher education and 22nd most powerful supercomputer in the…

Joe Koetsier interviews UF and NVIDIA