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Topic: Health Research

MRI Research at the MagLab

With the most powerful MRI machine in the world, you can do cutting-edge studies on neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, tobacco use, muscles and more.

Sodium Science

Sodium MRI techniques point to better cancer treatments.

Combatting COVID: Digging Deeper for COVID-Causing Proteins

Researcher digs below the coronavirus's membrane in search of another layer of infection-causing proteins. 

Combatting COVID: Setting the Science Straight on a COVID Protein

For membrane protein expert Tim Cross, solving the structure of a misunderstood protein put retirement on hold.

Combatting COVID: COVID Drug-Target Dragnet

The virus that causes COVID-19 has thousands of potential drug targets. A global team is on a hunt for the best candidates.

Combatting COVID: Stemming the Spread of COVID

A team of experts believes stem cells could be a route to a fast, effective therapy.

Border Patrol

Borderline biology? Crossover chemistry? Scientists are working on the edge of their fields to learn how proteins police the walls of cells. 

Nanocages May Hold Key to Advances in Health, Energy

Scientists are working to understand the complex reactions that create nanocages, work that could help uncage new drug delivery and energy options.  

Nano Drug Delivery is Rocket Science

How is nano science advancing door-to-door drug delivery, but on the cellular level?

Double Whammy

What happens when a kid with ADHD sustains a concussion? Using high-field magnets, researchers are working to find out.

Mapping the Brain's Weird Web of Waste

Using advanced MRI, a mechanical engineer tackles the question: "Why do you have these big fluid spaces in your head?"

DNP is Having a Moment

A technique called dynamic nuclear polarization is hitting its stride, using electrons to shine a light on complex molecules.

Combating Cancer

Scientists are using powerful magnets to learn how to better detect, treat and track the second leading cause of death worldwide.

Can a Witch’s Hat Help Solve the Spell of Tuberculosis Super Bugs?

New research is a first step toward understanding how a certain protein may help tuberculosis bacteria survive.

MagLab Tests a New Way to Look at the Lungs

MagLab researchers and doctors at the University of Florida are testing a new MRI technique that can deliver images of the lungs like never before

Last modified on 10 August 2022