COVID-19 research at UF Health WE ARE at the forefront of research into infectious diseases.
Over the past decade, the University of Florida has moved into the top tier of research universities by providing world-class faculty across 16 colleges with the resources they need to produce groundbreaking research and useful new products. UF Health, the university’s academic health center, plays a leading role in UF’s research enterprise, generating 52 percent of total research awards.
In just 10 days a group of researchers, students and lab technicians across campus pulled together to assemble a high capacity COVID-19 testing lab in the Emerging Pathogens Institute
Piyush Jain was headed home from another late night in his University of Florida lab when he got the word from his grad student — the rapid test they had been trying to develop for the novel coronavirus worked.
UF HEALTH COVID-19 RESEARCH AND NEWS
People who have recovered from a bout of severe COVID-19 may still have reason for concern about their health. A new University of Florida study has found that patients who…
The coronavirus continues to mutate and evolve, and the latest in a parade of variants is causing particular worry among infectious disease specialists. The delta variant fueled a devastating surge…
As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be administered around the world, a coordinated global response to viral variants that may threaten the protection provided by vaccines is critical, writes a group…
A new University of Florida study finds that patients with COVID-19 who displayed symptoms of disorientation and confusion were three times more likely to go on to develop severe COVID-19…
uf health experts in the news
Dr. Cindy Prins summarizes reasons why Florida COVID cases are dropping.
Dr. Natalie Dean pens an editorial for The Washington Post explaining the dangers of celebrating June’s low coronavirus death rates.
Dr. Cindy Prins discusses new WHO guidelines on coronavirus’ airborne transmission.
Read about the latest University of Florida research related to coronavirus.