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ֱ researcher unlocking mysteries of brain development with advanced imaging and virtual reality

ֱ researcher unlocking mysteries of brain development with advanced imaging and virtual reality

With a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, the project promises to unveil the mysteries of how the brain is wired, offering hope for improved disease and injury treatments.

May 23, 2024Research and Innovation

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New medical technique to target cause of age-related hearing loss

A well-known imaging test that radiologists use to monitor blood flow from the heart may soon be deployed to pinpoint what part of the ear is experiencing age-related hearing loss.

August 24, 2022Research and Innovation

An image of an eye exam taking place

New Method Gives Glaucoma Researchers Control Over Eye Pressure

Neuroscientists at the ֱ have become the first to definitively prove pressure in the eye is sufficient to cause and explain glaucoma. They come to this conclusion following the development of a method that permits continuous regulation of pressure without damaging the eye.

February 24, 2020Research and Innovation

Robert Frisina, PhD, chair of the ֱ Medical Engineering Department and director of the ֱ Global Center for Hearing and Speech Research

Hearing Loss May Be Preventable with Development of New Drug

The first ever medication to treat age-related hearing loss could potentially receive FDA approval through a comprehensive study being conducted at the ֱ.

August 12, 2019Research and Innovation

Dr. Robert Frisina and faculty member experimenting with medical engineering device

Preeminence Dollars Helping Boost Job Prospects with New Medical Engineering Program

A rare joint program between the ֱ College of Engineering and ֱ Health Morsani College of Medicine is celebrating its success, made possible by funding from the State of Florida’s preeminence program.

January 16, 2019Research and Innovation

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