Edward Phelps, Ph.D., assistant professor & J. Crayton Pruitt Family Term Fellow at the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a $1.8M R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further his studies of the role of gamma Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) in the islet cells of the pancreas.
Ruogu Fang, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering and director of the Smart Medical Informatics Learning and Evaluation Lab, was quoted in a Forbes article about an AI-assisted method for diagnosing Parkinson’s disease with, essentially, an eye exam.
Three students graduating this spring from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering spoke at the college’s 2020 online graduation celebration, held on May 3. Jayla Bradley and Sylvester Kwo represented the students receiving their Bachelor of Science degrees in Engineering, while Yao Xiao represented those students receiving their Ph.D. degrees. Jayla Bradley (B.S., ISE ’20) Jayla Bradley was born in …
Two current University of Florida faculty members from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering are among a group of eight distinguished inventors who will be inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame this year.
The UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering has once again ranked among the top 25 public university graduate engineering programs in the U.S., according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) Best Graduate Schools rankings.
UF biomedical engineer Edward Phelps, Ph.D., discovers alternate mode of GABA release from pancreatic beta cells.
The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering receives more funding from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases’ than any other biomedical engineering department nationally.
Parisa Rashidi, Ph.D. is working to create an intelligent ICU for autonomous patient monitoring.
UF Researchers Daniel Ferris, Ph.D., and Rachael Seidler, Ph.D., teamed up to bring more than 20 middle school students to campus this summer for a free, week-long summer camp aimed at empowering girls to explore neuroscience. Held July 8-12 in the Florida Gym, the camp brought sixth, seventh and eighth graders together for hands-on activities, field trips to multiple neuroscience …