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Medicine news at the College of Medicine

UF Health Shands Hospital tied for top in state in 2016 U.S. News hospital rankings

By • Aug 2nd, 2016 • Category: Medicine, Miscellaneous, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology

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.

AOA medical honor society inducts new members

By • Apr 22nd, 2016 • Category: Event, Medicine, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery

UF faculty, residents and students were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society during a banquet held March 17.

UF researchers call for close attention to flu viruses

By • Dec 18th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

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.

UF medical students use personalized medicine to catch leukemia before it starts

By • Dec 3rd, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

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 will use grant to unravel ties that bind pancreatic diseases

By • Oct 20th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine, Surgery

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 $15.48 million for landmark study on effectiveness of hepatitis C drugs

By • Oct 8th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

UF Health researcher gets $15.5 million award to study effectiveness of hepatitis C drugs.

UF receives $17.5 million to speed discoveries toward better health

By • Sep 24th, 2015 • Category: Awards, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine

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.

Statewide research consortium receives $7.9 million for research to improve patient outcomes

By • Aug 24th, 2015 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, From the Lab, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine, Pediatrics

The OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium has been approved for $7.9 million in funding from PCORI and has been named one of the nation’s 13 clinical data research networks.

UF researchers receive Gates Foundation grant to combat health threats in Haiti

By • Aug 6th, 2015 • Category: Awards, Medicine

EPI researchers receive Gates Foundation grant to tackle public health threats in Haiti.

Alumni Portrait: Ashleigh Wright, M.D. ’07

By • Aug 3rd, 2015 • Category: Guest Column, Medicine

Ashleigh Wright, M.D. ’07, channels her passions for medical education and patient care by training the next generation of exceptional physicians in the UF College of Medicine.