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Memoir recounts UF pediatrics chairman’s life as a resident

By • May 15th, 2014 • Category: Faculty in the News, Pediatrics

UF pediatrics chairman Scott A. Rivkees, M.D., reflects on residency life.

Activation of cell death gene triggered loss of phallus in bird evolution

By • Jun 7th, 2013 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, Faculty in the News

Most birds have evolved to lose a certain body part that is considered synonymous with reproduction. Researchers at the Genetics Institute at the University of Florida have discovered how this is happening on the cellular level, which could have far-reaching implications.

Realizing the dream

By • May 16th, 2013 • Category: Faculty in the News, Lead Story

The 131 graduates become physicians at the UF College of Medicine’s 53rd commencement ceremony.

Renowned physician passes

By • Apr 25th, 2013 • Category: Faculty in the News

On Tuesday, a valued friend to the UF College of Medicine and one of Alachua County’s most respected and beloved physicians, Dr. Cullen W. Banks.

UF anesthesiologist, patient advocate extraordinaire, medical device expert passes away

By • Dec 17th, 2012 • Category: Anesthesiology, Faculty in the News

David Paulus, M.D., passed away unexpectedly Dec. 12 as he slept. He was 67.

UF receives funding for research into blinding diseases

By • Dec 4th, 2012 • Category: Faculty in the News, Ophthalmology

UF College of Medicine’s department of ophthalmology received a grant of $110,ooo to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.

UF delivers promise of personalized medicine to heart patients

By • Jun 26th, 2012 • Category: Faculty in the News, Faculty Recognition, Medicine, Video

UF&Shands has joined leading medical center of the nation in taking a person’s genetic makeup into account during cardiac treatment.

Leading UF urologist appointed to elite organization

By • May 29th, 2012 • Category: Faculty in the News, Faculty Recognition, Urology

Dr. Johannes Vieweg was recently selected to be a member of the most elite organization in the field of urology.

Pioneering neuroscientist who founded UF’s McKnight Brain Institute passes away

By • Mar 26th, 2012 • Category: Faculty in the News

Founding executive director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida, died on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Shands at UF medical center.

Commonly used vitamin could help produce ‘good’ cholesterol, UF researchers find

By • Feb 13th, 2012 • Category: Faculty in the News, Medicine, Published Papers

Nicotinic acid could be more valuable than previously thought; UF research shows it could increase production of ‘good’ cholesterol.