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Posts Tagged ‘department of medicine’



Patient with chemotherapy-induced heart failure first to receive stem cells in clinical trial

By • Nov 9th, 2016 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

A breast cancer survivor’s cancer treatment also caused damage to her heart. Now, UF researchers have injected stem cells in her heart in a Phase 1 clinical trial aimed at evaluating whether those stem cells can help repair damaged heart tissue.

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 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.

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.

Honoring an individual with a team spirit

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Medicine

The class of 2015 presented Robert Hollander, M.D., with the Hippocratic Award at the annual ceremony May 5.

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.