Dr. Lijun Yang has received a $300,000 grant from the Lupus Research Institute to study the function of stem cells in lupus patients.
Medicine news at the College of Medicine
The Society of Teaching Scholars broke a record this year, honoring nine faculty inductees at the college’s 14th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education Feb. 19.
College of Medicine researcher Christopher Cogle has received a grant to find places where cancer cells hide.
UF Health surgeons and cardiologists performed the 100th transcatheter aortic valve replacement in July. Rosalie Youngerman, of Fort White, Fla., was the patient.
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.
The UF College of Medicine, along with six other federally funded centers in the Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network, is recruiting participants for a clinical trial to evaluate whether using stem cell therapy can provide relief for a crippling symptom of peripheral arterial disease.
The UF College of Medicine class of 2013 select Robert Hollander, M.D., an adjunct assistant professor in the department of medicine, as the winner of the Hippocratic award.
The UF Shands Cancer Center Health Disparities program hosts a virtual open house this month.
Shands Transplant Center at UF is recognized by Health and Human Services in several categories of awards.
A toxin called BaP disrupts genes that regulate production of a key cholesterol-binding protein.