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Archive for 2014



UF Dance Marathon raises $1.5 million ‘for the kids’

By • Apr 17th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Pediatrics

Dance Marathon at UF celebrated its 20th anniversary by raising a record-crushing $1.5 million for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, Gainesville’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

Risky business: Research could improve understanding of risky behavior, addiction

By • Apr 17th, 2014 • Category: From the Lab, Neuroscience, Psychiatry

Do you go out on a limb for a risky reward? Find out how UF researchers are tying that impulse to addiction, anorexia, AHDH and more.

UF Health patient named Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Florida Champion

By • Apr 16th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Pediatrics

Six-year-old Nathan Ferrell will serve as a fundraising and awareness ambassador for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, the state of Florida and all children treated at the CMN’s 170 member hospitals.

Rehab hospital to host stroke awareness fair

By • Apr 15th, 2014 • Category: Event

UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital will host a stroke awareness fair in May for National Stroke Awareness Month.

To kill a tumor: UF physicians target the genes of lung, colon cancers

By • Apr 15th, 2014 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

UF researchers target cancer at its most vulnerable point, a genetic Achilles heel.

UF Health researchers validate early predictor of lethal kidney condition

By • Apr 15th, 2014 • Category: Anesthesiology, Lead Story

Researchers have found what they say is the holy grail in identifying critically ill patients who are at risk of developing acute kidney injury — a potentially fatal and often asymptomatic condition.