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Archive for 2009



The sweet spot? UF doctors test targets for Parkinson surgery

By • Mar 13th, 2009 • Category: From the Lab

In a National Institutes of Health-funded study, University of Florida doctors compared the two current target areas of deep brain stimulation surgery.

WATCH: Maren Room Rededication Video

By • Mar 13th, 2009 • Category: Event, Faculty Recognition, Students, Top Stories

The College of Medicine held the 2009 Maren Room Rededication ceremony on March 4. The event featured musical performances and poetry readings by students and faculty.

UF surgeons first in state to implant diaphragm pacing system in spine-injured patient

By • Mar 12th, 2009 • Category: Faculty in the News, Top Stories

DPS enables spine-injured patients to breathe without ventilator.

Addiction and the brain topic of UF talk

By • Mar 12th, 2009 • Category: Faculty in the News

Mark Gold, M.D., Dizney distinguished professor and chairman of the department of psychiatry at UF’s College of Medicine and the McKnight Brain Institute, will give a special presentation called “Drugs, Addiction and the Brain” as part of Brain Awareness Week.

After a few drinks, older adults more impaired than they think

By • Mar 12th, 2009 • Category: Top Stories

Older, active people might be more impaired after a drink or two than they think.

MISSION: International Outreach – Project Yucatan

By • Mar 11th, 2009 • Category: Lead Story

COM students and faculty bring medical education, aid and supplies to hundreds of people in remote regions of Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula.