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Archive for 2008



Peds division chief becomes U.S. citizen

By • May 16th, 2008 • Category: Faculty Recognition

The chief of pediatric nephrology and his wife participate in naturalization ceremony held in Gainesville.

The lighter side of leadership: Dr. Marvin Dewar

By • May 16th, 2008 • Category: Top Stories

Dr. Marvin Dewar’s days as a mentor and friend to young people began very early — and with a pot of honey.

UF Proton Therapy Institute achieves 100 patients per day

By • May 16th, 2008 • Category: Top Stories

The University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute reaches a milestone — now treats 100 patients a day.

MicroRNAs appear essential for retinal health

By • May 16th, 2008 • Category: From the Lab

Retinas in newborn mice appear perfectly fine without any help from tiny bits of genetic material called microRNAs except for one thing — the retinas do not work. In the first-ever study of the effects of the absence of microRNAs in the mammalian eye, an international team of researchers directed by the University of Florida […]

The Class of 2008 — A brief look back

By • May 16th, 2008 • Category: Guest Column

Bhavin Adhyaru provides a fond tribute to his classmates for faculty, staff, parents, friends and remaining students of the College of Medicine. Please see slide show below. It is my sincere honor to be a member and academic chair of the class of 2008. Our class is one of the brightest and most talented classes […]

Spotlighting the class of 2008

By • May 16th, 2008 • Category: Students

Allison Carilli and her husband help young adults who are battling cancer realize their dreams.

Spotlighting the medical class of 2008

By • May 15th, 2008 • Category: Students

Graduation day will be a memorable one for Jason Crosson and three classmates, who will receive their medical degrees and enter the U.S. Air Force as a commissioned officers.

Spotlighting the medical class of 2008

By • May 13th, 2008 • Category: Students

Rana Yehia’s tireless work as an advocate for her fellow medical students, faculty and patients has earned her respect, awards and the important role as an emerging leader in medicine and health care policy.