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UF Plays Key Role in Trial for Successful Ebola Vaccine

Researchers at the University of Florida have played an integral role in the vaccine trial’s execution, finding that it is 100 percent effective at preventing Ebola when given 10 or more days prior to exposure to the deadly virus.

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Aspen Institute Italia Award Winner: Dr. Ira Longini

Dr. Ira Longini, Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, along with a team of Italian and American researchers, is an Aspen Institute Italia Award recipient. This award recognizes a significant research contribution in the field of natural, theoretical or applied sciences produced jointly by scientists from Italy and the U.S.

Recording Begins for New Online MS in Biostatistics!

The Department of Biostatistics is pleased to announce we are now recording MS courses in our campus program! This footage will be used to begin developing video content for the new online Master of Science program in Biostatistics.

Researchers present inner workings of Ebola vaccine trial

An experimental vaccine combined with an innovative way of vaccinating people has resulted in an estimated 100 percent efficacy of the vaccine against the Ebola virus in West Africa — and the approach could establish a new way of responding to outbreaks of emerging pathogens, including the Zika virus.