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Archive for 2009

‘U.S. News’ ranks COM

By • Apr 24th, 2009 • Category: Staff

The annual report once again lists the College of Medicine among the elite research medical schools.

A lesson in empathy

By • Apr 22nd, 2009 • Category: Faculty in the News, Top Stories

A new medical student training module focuses on treating patients with disabilities.

The road to commencement: Beryl Greywoode has a vision

By • Apr 21st, 2009 • Category: Lead Story, Students

Graduating medical student Beryl Greywoode heads to post-civil war Sierra Leone in Africa to run a children’s clinic for her Project RAIN.

Gene therapy for muscular distrophy shows promise beyond safety

By • Apr 20th, 2009 • Category: Published Papers

Described as the first gene therapy trial in muscular dystrophy to demonstrate promising findings, UF researchers describe how they safely transferred a gene to produce a protein necessary for healthy muscle fiber growth into three teenagers.