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The gift of life

More than 1,600 older adults took part in the trial phase of the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders, or LIFE, study. The LIFE study sought to discover what happened when older adults engaged in moderate physical activity. In this month’s issue of The POST, we follow what happened to Brian Ainsworth, one of the study participants, during the course of the trial.

 

January 2015

Dr. James Clugston and Matt Graham, coordinator for the head impact telemetry system at UF, set up the system inside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. The HITS system allows team physicians to monitor hits players receive on the field using sensors placed inside their helmets.

The science of tackles

As part of efforts to reduce concussions in athletes, researchers are measuring the hits football players take on the field.

UF Health researchers Stephanie Karst, right, and Melissa Jones have discovered how to grow the norovirus in human cells, opening the way to develop antiviral drugs and vaccines.

How to catch a predator virus

UF researchers make discovery that could help pave the way to a treatment for norovirus.

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Stitched with love

College of Nursing faculty and students are providing comfort to patients one stitch at a time.

Angela Fulbright

Team Angela

Angela Fulbright, Au.D., is balancing graduate studies with a position in the U.S. Army. Oh, and she’s a mom, too.