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Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine news at the College of Medicine

Fentanyl-related overdose deaths have increased rapidly in Florida since 2010

By • Aug 26th, 2016 • Category: From the Lab, Health Outcomes and Policy, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

Florida sees a sharp increase in fentanyl-related deaths, according to UF Health researchers who co-authored a CDC report.

New four-drug mixture reverses Type 1 diabetes in mice

By • Sep 29th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics

Four-drug cocktail reverses Type 1 diabetes in mice, UF Health researchers say.

UF Health researchers work to develop Type 1 diabetes vaccine

By • Sep 15th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

UF Health researchers test two different ways to deliver a Type 1 diabetes vaccine. The platforms, which use microparticles to activate the immune system, prevented 40 percent of mice given the vaccine from developing the disease.

Championing compassionate care

By • May 8th, 2015 • Category: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Psychiatry, Students

The Chapman chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society recognized students, faculty and residents for their humanism and compassion at its annual induction ceremony May 4.

Oxycodone overdose deaths drop 25 percent after launch of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

By • Apr 15th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

Oxycodone-related deaths dropped 25 percent after Florida implemented its Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in late 2011 as part of its response to the state’s prescription drug abuse epidemic, according to a team of UF Health researchers. The drop in fatalities could stem from the number of health care providers who used the program’s database to […]

A sheriff and a doctor team up to map childhood trauma

By • Mar 12th, 2015 • Category: Faculty in the News, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

UF Health pathologist Nancy S. Hardt, M.D., teamed with Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell to improve the health and welfare of Gainesville residents living in a “hotspot” of poverty, child abuse and domestic violence.

Genetics breakthrough by group that includes University of Florida expert will boost diabetes research

By • Mar 10th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

A research group that includes a University of Florida genetics expert has located and narrowed down the number of genes that play a role in Type 1 diabetes.

College of Medicine celebrates research with annual event

By • Feb 24th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

The University of Florida College of Medicine recently hosted its annual Celebration of Research poster session, and for the first time, combined faculty and student research poster presentations.

College of Medicine professor honored by alma mater

By • Jul 18th, 2014 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

Nancy S. Hardt, M.D., H.S. ’81, H.S. ’90, received recognition for her service efforts and leadership in medicine and her community.