The University of South Florida’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants program is investing in 14 faculty research projects that would advance new medical interventions to detect and stop infections, develop innovations in personal protective equipment, and address fear and confusion in communities particularly vulnerable to the virus.
A total of $344,855 will support this new round of research projects — the second such investment made by the university since April. USF is partnering with the Florida High Tech Corridor Council which is contributing $100,000 in support of five of the proposals which have the potential for technology commercialization.
“The shock and devastation of the pandemic has inspired USF researchers to dig deep in thinking of new ways to keep us safer and healthier in the future,” said Dr. Paul R. Sanberg, USF’s Senior Vice President for Research, Innovation & Knowledge Enterprise. “They are applying the best of their expertise, ability and creativity to this cause, while working in partnership with private companies and public agencies to bring these projects to fruition… Continue reading.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Paul R. Sanberg, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor of Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, and Business; Senior Vice President for Research, Division of Research and Innovation, University of South Florida, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Sanberg was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For outstanding contributions and leadership in repair and regeneration of aging and diseased brain research and recognition of academic innovations.