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Archive for 2013



Study shows symptoms linked to poor quality of life in long-term childhood cancer survivors

By • Dec 12th, 2013 • Category: From the Lab, Health Outcomes and Policy

UF researchers pinpoint symptoms related to poor quality of life in childhood cancer survivors.

New app measures battery life for brain stimulation patients

By • Dec 11th, 2013 • Category: From the Lab, Neurology

The UF Health Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration has developed an iPhone and Android app for patients who use deep brain stimulators, or DBS, that enables clinicians and patients to measure the battery life left in their DBS devices.

UF researcher receives more than $500,000 for pediatric brain tumor research

By • Dec 10th, 2013 • Category: From the Lab, Neurosurgery

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., receives $500,000 from the Florida Brain Tumor Association to continue pediatric brain tumor research.