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The slackening of vaccinations is leading to a large resurgence of COVID-19 infections in Florida. New data shows that there’s been a 70 percent drop in the rate of people getting vaccinated in Hillsborough County since April (USF Newsroom).
USF Team Publishes Research Establishing the Ability of the Electronic “Bull Nose” to Detect COVID-19
The USF team behind the Bull Nose COVID-19 device publishes its research in two leading journals.
July 21, 2021Research
Based at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, the new USF Institute for Microbiomes builds upon an ambitious microbiome initiative begun two years ago. That USF Initiative on Microbiomes has sparked interdisciplinary collaborations across the university to better understand how the diverse collections of microorganisms, unique to each person, might be exploited to benefit human health.
The University of South Florida has launched a project sponsored by Microsoft to help tackle the threat of emerging infectious diseases (Tampa Bay Inno).
A multidisciplinary team from USF's Patel College of Global Sustainability and Access 3D Lab is racing against time to preserve the rapidly disappearing island by documenting endangered spaces and 3D-scanning historic sites to reconstruct in augmented-reality virtual realms. (83 Degrees).
July 20, 2021Innovation
The researchers are looking at how a variety of external risk factors, like diet, stress and exposure to pollution or viruses, can help cause Type 1 diabetes (WUSF).
Jeffrey Krischer, director of USF’s Health Informatics Institute and lead researcher on the study, has been examining the disease for nearly 20 years (Health News Florida).
USF-developed AI system unites global agencies to identify emerging infectious diseases, receives support from Microsoft
Leadership in providing with the public consistent projections of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations has prompted the launch of a USF-led global modeling project sponsored by Microsoft that can ultimately help scientists more swiftly identify and respond to the threat of emerging infectious diseases (USF Newsroom).
USF is already playing a major role in regional innovation, and the university is working toward closer connections with entrepreneurs, investors and others with a creative, can-do approach to business and social problems (St. Pete Catalyst).
July 13, 2021Innovation
The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of South Florida total expected funds of $69.9 million over the next four years to continue the follow-up of study participants in The Environment Determinants of Diabetes in The Young consortium (USF Newsroom).
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of South Florida total expected funds of $69.9 million over the next four years to continue the follow-up of study participants in The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in The Young (TEDDY) consortium (News-Medical.net).
USF researchers are using autonomous vehicles to study how the ocean is responding to climate change. In 2020 they landed a $1.1 million NSF proposal -- the first time NSF is leveraging ocean drones instead of ships (USF College of Marine Science).
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