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Archive for 2009



Florida Trend names UF’s Hauswirth top scientist newsmaker of 2009

By • Dec 18th, 2009 • Category: Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Ophthalmology, Top Stories

UF geneticist Dr. William Hauswirth is named a Florida Newsmaker of 2009 by a statewide magazine for the significant contribution he has made in the field of gene therapy research and human vision disorders.

Former division chief and distinguished clinician-scientist passes away

By • Dec 17th, 2009 • Category: Lead Story, Medicine

Alan Jay Block, M.D., passed away after more than 25 years of service to the UF College of Medicine’s department of medicine.

UF to lead national effort to help patients with rare brain disease

By • Dec 17th, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous, Neurology

UF neurologists with the help of a $1 million Challenge grant from the NINDS are establishing a nationwide network of physician-scientists with expertise in clinical ataxia research.

Senator and former Shands intern returns to UF

By • Dec 16th, 2009 • Category: Neurosurgery, Staff

Florida state senator and retired physician Durell Peaden Jr., M.D. made a visit to UF’s McKnight Brain Institute Thursday, Dec. 17.