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Keshav Motwani Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Keshav Motwani, an undergraduate fellow in the Brusko Laboratory with the UFDI, was one of 396 students nationwide selected for the 2020 Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater Scholarship is the most prestigious undergraduate award in the fields of science, mathematics and engineering. It is awarded to students who demonstrate…

Webinar for T1D Parents on 4/26 with UFDI Members

JDRF Central Florida is hosting a distance learning session with Dr. Kimberly Driscoll and Dr. Sarah Westen on Apr. 26. This webinar for T1D parents is about “Coping & Staying Well During COVID with T1D”. Kimberly Driscoll, Ph.D., is the UFDI director of behavioral health research, and Sarah Westen,…

FreeStyle Libre in Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic

In partnership with Insulin for Life USA, the Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition, and the American Diabetes Association, Abbott has committed to donating 25,000 FreeStyle Libre sensors and 1,000 readers to be used by non-profit hospitals in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a result of a special FDA…

Researchers donate PPE to support colleagues

Researchers from across the University of Florida and UF Health have joined an urgent effort to collect and donate personal protective equipment, or PPE, to build upon existing stockpiles in support of clinical colleagues on the frontlines of treating COVID-19.

2019 Year in Review

The UFDI is pleased to present the 2019 Year in Review, which serves as a reflection of our countless achievements throughout the past year.