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Spring 2014

New grant addresses zoonotic diseases in Mongolia

In a new project led by Dr. Gregory Gray, UF will partner with Mongolian agencies to train multidisciplinary teams to develop zoonotic disease prevention and control techniques.

Air pollution increases risk for hypertension in women who are pregnant

Researchers led by Dr. Xiaohui Xu found that heavy exposure to four air pollutants led to a significantly increased risk for developing a high blood pressure disorder during pregnancy.

University of Florida receives $2.1 million to investigate dementia in Parkinson’s disease

Researchers led by Dr. Catherine Price have received a $2.1 million grant to better understand different types of cognitive difficulties that affect patients with Parkinson’s.