Posts Tagged Monica Uddin

Turning to the gut to better understand depression

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Can the community of microbes in our digestive track influence our mental state and, if so, how? That’s a focus of study by Monica Uddin, PhD, a professor in USF’s College of Public Health, where she contributes to the Genomics Program within the Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease […]

Can PTSD pass from mother to baby? COPH genomics researchers aim to find out

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Twenty-five years ago, nearly one million people died in the Rwandan genocide against ethnic Tutsi. Today, 26 percent of Rwandan adults suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a psychological health condition triggered by witnessing or being involved in highly stressful events, such as natural disasters, violence or war. Drs. Monica […]

USF Initiative on Microbiomes announces first research awards

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Initial transdisciplinary projects focus on neuroscience-related topics The USF Initiative on Microbiomes has awarded its first seed grants to help advance new transdisciplinary microbiome research across departments and colleges. The inaugural Microbiome Research Awards were presented to principal investigators Juan Sanchez-Ramos, MD, PhD, of the USF Health Morsani College of […]

COPH faculty presents research on the intersection of public health and genomics

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Members of the USF College of Public Health (COPH) genomics faculty recently participated in the Genomics of Global and Planetary Health Symposium, held on the USF campus in March and attended by about 60 USF students and faculty. This year, the presentations focused on the study of genomics in a […]