Jeffrey R. Martens, Ph.D., has been appointed chairman of the department of pharmacology and therapeutics at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Pharmacology and Therapeutics news at the College of Medicine
UF’s Donn Dennis, Ray Bergeron, Franky So and Nan Yao-Su will be recognized as four of 98 people selected from universities and nonprofit institutions nationally. UF’s Vice President for Research David P. Norton also was named a Charter Fellow.
Dr. Michael L. Good, dean of the College of Medicine, honors and recognizes the college’s outstanding faculty and their achievements.
Kathleen Shiverick, Ph.D., a professor emeritus of pharmacology and therapeutics, has shown through her research how cigarette smoke and other toxins can damage and affect a developing baby.
Patients, visitors and employees at the University of Florida Health Science Center campus and Shands HealthCare facilities throughout north central Florida are going Tobacco-Free Together.
College of Medicine researchers were able to program bone marrow stem cells to repair damaged retinas in mice, a discovery that has implications for a range of diseases.
U.S. News Media Group’s 2009 edition of America’s Best Hospitals lists Shands at UF among top 50 best hospitals.
UF researchers use new gene therapy method to disrupt cancer growth by using a synthetic protein to induce clotting in tumor blood vessels.