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The Moderating Role of Body Dissatisfaction in the Relationship between ADHD Symptoms and Disordered Eating in Pediatric Overweight and Obesity

Published: Oct 6th, 2015

UFDI investigator David Janicke, Ph.D. and other UF researchers found that body dissatisfaction and ADHD symptoms in youth were associated with disordered eating.


Downstream mediators of the intratumoral interferon response suppress antitumor immunity, induce gemcitabine resistance and associate with poor survival in human pancreatic cancer

Published: Oct 3rd, 2015

UF investigators found that interferon-y (central to antitumor immunity) has multiple negative effects on cell types within the pancreatic cancer microenvironment.


A cell-based microarray to investigate combinatorial effects of microparticle-encapsulated adjuvants on dendritic cell activation

Published: Oct 3rd, 2015

UF investigators published a paper on dendritic cell activation in the Journal of Materials Chemistry B.

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JDRF and the American Diabetes Association, in Collaboration with Multiple Diabetes Organizations Publish New Classification and Staging Approach for Presymptomatic Type 1 Diabetes

Published: Sep 29th, 2015

JDRF and the American Diabetes Association, announced today that a new classification approach for staging T1D in its earliest presymptomatic stages would be published in the September 24th online version […]

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Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium Publications

Published: Sep 28th, 2015

UFDI Investigator Patrick Concannon, Ph.D. and University of Virginia School of Medicine Investigator Stephen S. Rich recently published two papers on their findings from the Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium […]


UF type 1 diabetes research review highlights screening and study opportunities

Published: Sep 25th, 2015

Giovanna Beauchamp, M.D. and Michael J. Haller, M.D., M.S. recently released a review of several type 1 diabetes (T1D) prevention studies in Current Diabetes Reports. The publication, titled ‘Can We […]


New UFDI publication: ‘Effects of Type 1 Diabetes-Associated IFIH1 Polymorphisms on MDA5 Function and Expression’

Published: Sep 21st, 2015

Researchers include Benjamin M. Looney, Ph.D., Chang Qing Xia, M.D., Ph.D., Patrick Concannon, Ph.D., David Ostrov, Ph.D. and Michael J. Clare-Salzler, M.D.


UF researchers study aberrant mitochondrial function and excessive reactive oxygen species production

Published: Sep 19th, 2015

UFDI investigators Jing Chen, M.D., Ph.D. and Clayton Mathews, Ph.D. contributed to the publication in BMC Biochemistry.


Dr. William W. Hauswirth studies the ability to effectively deliver genetic material to vascular endothelial cells

Published: Sep 17th, 2015

Dysfunction of vascular endothelial cells underlies the development and progression of several potentially life-threatening diseases, including diabetes.


Dr. Michael J. Clare-Salzler studies relationship between lower omega-3 fatty acids and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide autoantibodies in a population at risk for future rheumatoid arthritis

Published: Sep 17th, 2015

Dr. Clare-Salzler and other researchers found that omega-3 FAs may protect against the development of RA-related autoimmunity in pre-clinical RA.