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UF researchers find chemical signals that initiate the body’s immune response

UF researchers find chemical signals that initiate the body’s immune response

Published: Sep 8th, 2011

University of Florida researchers have identified two key steps required to activate the body’s innate immune system, its first line of defense against infection. The discoveries offer insight into why some […]

Eight UF surgeons included among country’s “top doctors”

Published: Aug 12th, 2011

Physician rankings on U.S. News & World Reports’ website show eight UF surgeons are among the nation’s “top doctors,” as determined by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a well-known organization that […]

UF welcomes new chief of acute care surgery

UF welcomes new chief of acute care surgery

Published: Jul 2nd, 2011

Frederick A. Moore, M.D., has joined the University of Florida’s College of Medicine as the department of surgery’s chief of acute care surgery. Moore came to UF July 1 from The Methodist Hospital […]

UF researchers say viruses could play key role in ICU patients’ outcomes

Published: Jun 1st, 2011

Common viral infections appear to play a role in why some critically ill patients struggle to recover, according to University of Florida researchers who studied how influenza and other infectious […]

A surgeon in training

A surgeon in training

Published: Feb 28th, 2011

As a little girl visiting the pediatrician, Makesha Miggins, M.D., was enamored with the way her doctors could help people by putting the pieces of the puzzle together. It seemed […]

Mozingo named interim trauma medical director

Published: Dec 1st, 2010

Dr. David Mozingo, a professor of surgery and anesthesiology at the UF College of Medicine, has been appointed Interim Trauma Medical Director for Shands at UF’s Level I Trauma Center. […]

New device packs power to analyze genes, proteins at patients’ bedside

New device packs power to analyze genes, proteins at patients’ bedside

Published: Aug 30th, 2010

University of Florida researchers have helped to develop a device that quickly identifies genes and proteins in body fluids — a technique that could make a vital difference to the […]

UF surgeon earns shock society early career investigator award

Published: Jun 30th, 2010

Philip Efron, M.D., an assistant professor in the UF Department of Surgery, has been awarded the Shock Society’s 2010 Fellowship for Early Career Investigators. Efron, who also is co-director of […]

UF burn surgeon wins research competition

Published: Dec 16th, 2009

Winston T. Richards, M.D., a clinical assistant professor of acute care surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, recently won first place in a burn research competition. Presenting […]

UF surgical researcher receives national honor

Published: Jul 31st, 2009

Lyle L. Moldawer, Ph.D., professor and vice chairman of research at the University of Florida Department of Surgery, recently was honored with the Shock Society Scientific Achievement Award. Bestowed during […]