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UF Health researchers will use grant to unravel ties that bind pancreatic diseases

By • Oct 20th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine, Surgery

UF Health researchers have received a five-year, $2 million grant to study the interplay between pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer and diabetes.

UF Health researcher gets $15.48 million for landmark study on effectiveness of hepatitis C drugs

By • Oct 8th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

UF Health researcher gets $15.5 million award to study effectiveness of hepatitis C drugs.

UF receives $17.5 million to speed discoveries toward better health

By • Sep 24th, 2015 • Category: Awards, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine

The UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute has received a $17.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health to speed discoveries toward better health over the next four years.

Statewide research consortium receives $7.9 million for research to improve patient outcomes

By • Aug 24th, 2015 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, From the Lab, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine, Pediatrics

The OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium has been approved for $7.9 million in funding from PCORI and has been named one of the nation’s 13 clinical data research networks.

UF researchers receive Gates Foundation grant to combat health threats in Haiti

By • Aug 6th, 2015 • Category: Awards, Medicine

EPI researchers receive Gates Foundation grant to tackle public health threats in Haiti.

Alumni Portrait: Ashleigh Wright, M.D. ’07

By • Aug 3rd, 2015 • Category: Guest Column, Medicine

Ashleigh Wright, M.D. ’07, channels her passions for medical education and patient care by training the next generation of exceptional physicians in the UF College of Medicine.

Honoring an individual with a team spirit

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Medicine

The class of 2015 presented Robert Hollander, M.D., with the Hippocratic Award at the annual ceremony May 5.

Championing compassionate care

By • May 8th, 2015 • Category: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Psychiatry, Students

The Chapman chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society recognized students, faculty and residents for their humanism and compassion at its annual induction ceremony May 4.

Oxycodone overdose deaths drop 25 percent after launch of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

By • Apr 15th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

Oxycodone-related deaths dropped 25 percent after Florida implemented its Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in late 2011 as part of its response to the state’s prescription drug abuse epidemic, according to a team of UF Health researchers. The drop in fatalities could stem from the number of health care providers who used the program’s database to […]