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Medicine news at the College of Medicine

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.

Adult stem cell researchers seek participants for cardiovascular disease study

By • Aug 28th, 2013 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

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 senior students have spoken

By • May 13th, 2013 • Category: Medicine, Students

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.

Virtual open house

By • Dec 4th, 2012 • Category: Medicine, Radiology, Staff

The UF Shands Cancer Center Health Disparities program hosts a virtual open house this month.

UF&Shands transplant programs receive national honor

By • Oct 1st, 2012 • Category: Medicine, Staff, Surgery

Shands Transplant Center at UF is recognized by Health and Human Services in several categories of awards.