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Honoring excellence

By • Oct 13th, 2014 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, Awards, Faculty Recognition, Lead Story, Medicine, Pediatrics, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Radiation Oncology

UF Health Science Center faculty members recognized at annual Celebrating Distinction Ceremony

UF researchers warn against overuse of cardiac stress tests

By • Sep 12th, 2014 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

UF physicians take a closer look at cardiac stress tests to find out whether some patients actually need them.

Study finds link between insurance type and treatment for stroke patients

By • Sep 10th, 2014 • Category: Anesthesiology, From the Lab, Medicine, Surgery

Researchers have found a correlation between insurance type and patient access to surgical treatment for subarachnoid hemorrhage, a type of stroke that most often affects women in their 50s — often causing death or long-term impairment and disability.

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.