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.
Medicine news at the College of Medicine
Faculty from the UF Health Science Center colleges recognized for achievements at the Celebrating Distinction ceremony held in the McKnight Brain Institute Oct. 26.
The University of Florida Health Cancer Center has been selected as one of 12 initial clinical trial sites participating in Precision Promise, the first large-scale precision medicine trial designed to transform outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer.
UF Health has reached a milestone: The hospital is now tied for No. 1 in the state of Florida, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual adult specialty rankings.
UF faculty, residents and students were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society during a banquet held March 17.
UF researchers find last year’s flu virus to be different than the viruses contained in the vaccine — and say genetic testing could help vaccine manufacturers develop a better flu vaccine each year.
Two UF medical students have received awards from the American Society for Hematology for their work on myelodysplastic syndrome, a disorder that can turn into leukemia.
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 $15.5 million award to study effectiveness of hepatitis C drugs.
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.