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Archive for 2009

Remembering the Life of Dr. Robert Beauford

By • Feb 5th, 2009 • Category: Event, Miscellaneous

UF will host a memorial service in honor of the young heart surgeon on Thursday, Feb. 12. Beauford passed away unexpectedly in December.

New leader takes helm at UF’s neuroscience department

By • Feb 5th, 2009 • Category: New Hires/Appointments

Lucia Notterpek, Ph.D., was appointed chair of the department of neuroscience. A UF neuroscientist since 1999, Notterpek has established a track record of scientific discoveries that may impact future therapies for brain diseases.

Potential new herpes therapy studied

By • Feb 4th, 2009 • Category: From the Lab

A multidisciplinary team at UF College of Medicine is investigating a potential new therapy to prevent the recurrence of herpes.

Free tobacco cessation program developed by ex-smokers

By • Feb 3rd, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous

The free, five-week program features weekly group sessions, one-on-one counseling and post quit date follow up phone calls.

UF poised to help address HIV/AIDS in the region, distinguished researcher says

By • Feb 3rd, 2009 • Category: Event, Top Stories

Jay Levy, M.D., one of the discoverers of HIV, spoke at the second annual meeting of the UF-based Florida Center for AIDS Research.

Survey could help pediatricians better treat patients

By • Feb 3rd, 2009 • Category: Faculty in the News, Top Stories

University of Florida researchers are developing a tool that will enable pediatric physicians to use quality-of-life information to pinpoint children’s health problems.

Emerging Pathogens Institute Research Day 2009

By • Feb 3rd, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous

Second annual event features speakers and research spanning all types of novel and re-emerging infectious diseases affecting plants, humans, animals and food-safety.