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Archive for 2009



College names new director for research program

By • Oct 8th, 2009 • Category: New Hires/Appointments

University of Florida researcher, Gregory Schultz, Ph.D., has been named director of the College of Medicine’s Medical Sciences Research Program.

UF advances work on national obesity epidemic

By • Oct 8th, 2009 • Category: Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Psychiatry, Top Stories

The University of Florida College of Medicine’s psychiatry department adds new eating disorder and obesity division.

Blue Room undergoes renovations

By • Oct 8th, 2009 • Category: Students

The study hall for Health Science Center students reopens after improvements made over the summer.

Scientists join forces to explain HIV spread in central and east Africa

By • Oct 7th, 2009 • Category: From the Lab, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

University of Florida scientists explain why two subtypes of HIV-1 — the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS — held steady at relatively low levels for more than 50 years in west central Africa before erupting as an epidemic in east Africa in the 1970s.

New chief of adult cardiovascular medicine

By • Oct 7th, 2009 • Category: Faculty in the News, Medicine

Jamie Beth Conti, M.D., was appointed chief of the division of cardiovascular medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.