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Archive for 2016



Alzheimer’s expert appointed director of McKnight Brain Institute

By • Nov 10th, 2016 • Category: Faculty Recognition, Neuroscience, New Hires/Appointments

Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., appointed director of the McKnight Brain Institute.

Patient with chemotherapy-induced heart failure first to receive stem cells in clinical trial

By • Nov 9th, 2016 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

A breast cancer survivor’s cancer treatment also caused damage to her heart. Now, UF researchers have injected stem cells in her heart in a Phase 1 clinical trial aimed at evaluating whether those stem cells can help repair damaged heart tissue.

On a mission

By • Nov 8th, 2016 • Category: Lead Story, Students

First-year student Kathleen Ehresmann’s journey from military training to medical school.