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Archive for 2009



Medical Alumni Gather in Gainesville

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

University of Florida College of Medicine graduates celebrated milestone reunions at weekend-long events hosted by the office of UF Medical Alumni Affairs.

Mock interviews designed to prepare fourth-year med students

By • Nov 12th, 2009 • Category: Students

Medical students were matched with faculty to practice their interviewing skills.

UF provides H1N1 vaccines to health-care workers and some employees

By • Nov 12th, 2009 • Category: Staff

H1N1 injectable vaccines are now available through the University of Florida to a growing list of UF and Shands staff.

UF receives $3 million grant to study type 1 diabetes

By • Nov 10th, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics

The five-year NIH grant continues funding for studies aimed at preventing or delaying the onset of type 1 diabetes.

‘Escaped’ proteins add to hearing loss in elderly, UF researchers found

By • Nov 10th, 2009 • Category: From the Lab

Newly identified mechanism could be target for new therapies.

Devoted chief of vascular surgery passes away

By • Nov 10th, 2009 • Category: Faculty in the News, Surgery

Dr. James M. Seeger, professor and chief of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, died Wednesday, Oct. 21.

Genome pioneer says change in store for medicine

By • Nov 10th, 2009 • Category: Event

Renowned systems biologist and inventor of the sequencing technology that led to the decoding of the human genome, describes how medicine will become much more proactive within a few short years.