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UF Health researchers recognized as “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds”

By • Aug 26th, 2014 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, Faculty Recognition, Medicine

Dominick Angiolillo, M.D., Ph.D., and Marco Pahor, M.D., have been named to Thomson Reuters’ “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014” list for their work in clinical medicine and social sciences.

Four COM faculty become inaugural CTSI Mentor Academy members

By • Jul 17th, 2014 • Category: Anesthesiology, Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Faculty Recognition, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine, Neurology, Neuroscience, New Hires/Appointments, Psychiatry

UF College of Medicine faculty members completed the 2013-2014 Master Mentor Program and became some of the first members of the Clinical and Transitional Science Institute Mentor Academy.

UF research finds association between certain pain relievers and heart attack

By • Jul 9th, 2014 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

Postmenopausal women who use certain pain relievers could be increasing their risk of heart attack, stroke and death.

‘Research Day’ showcases med student commitment to improving health

By • May 9th, 2014 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Students

Student research projects result in improved care and winnings at the college’s annual Medical Student Research Day.

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.

Researcher receives grant to study stem cell death in lupus patients

By • Feb 27th, 2014 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Lijun Yang has received a $300,000 grant from the Lupus Research Institute to study the function of stem cells in lupus patients.

Grant to help researchers find leukemia’s hiding places

By • Feb 6th, 2014 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

College of Medicine researcher Christopher Cogle has received a grant to find places where cancer cells hide.

UF Health marks 100th transcatheter aortic valve replacement as program growth continues

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

UF Health surgeons and cardiologists performed the 100th transcatheter aortic valve replacement in July. Rosalie Youngerman, of Fort White, Fla., was the patient.

FDA, academia and industry team up to end hepatitis C

By • Sep 3rd, 2013 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

Led by researchers at UF Health and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the national HCV-TARGET research network has joined forces with the FDA to help doctors and patients navigate evolving treatment options for hepatitis C.