Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, M.D., a member of the National Academy of Medicine, has been named associate VP for research at UF Health. He will be based at UF Scripps in Jupiter, Florida.
Enediynes can bind and break DNA, leading to cell death. As a result, they have enormous potential as antibiotics and cancer drugs. A new study reveals how nature assembles them.
Two scientists at UF Scripps have been recognized with "Invention of the Year" awards from UF Innovate. Read about their inventions.
As people age and stress their joints, their chondrocytes begin to fail. The UF Scripps team found that activating a specific protein in these cells called RORβ restored their health.
The transformational lead investment will launch a 10-year, $1 billion public-private partnership — spearheaded by UF Scripps — that is focused on amplifying fundamental science, driving research that translates profound discoveries from bench to bedside to business, training the next generation of innovators and investigators, and improving the health outcomes and experiences of countless patients and families in Palm Beach County, throughout Florida and across the nation.
More than 30 high school and undergraduate students interned at UF Scripps during the summer of 2022, learning wet lab skills, data science and molecular biology, all thanks to the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust and the National Science Foundation.
A trailblazing scientist targets ALS, myotonic dystrophy, Parkinson’s, metastatic breast cancer, viral diseases and more by attacking key RNA, preventing disease-causing genes from being expressed in the first place.
The nation’s medicine chest needs more options for treating dangerous viral diseases. UF Scripps scientists will receive an estimated $15 million to join in a massive federal effort to develop new medicines against COVID and other viruses.
The findings show it is possible to substantially accelerate the drug discovery process. The technique opens new doors to treating diseases by targeting their RNA processes, said Disney.
As the new CFO for UF Scripps, Lapple will provide strategic direction, guidance and oversight for the institute’s important mission of advancing scientific discovery and education for the betterment of human health.