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UF Health trauma surgeon, other experts call for new standard in fractured ribs treatment

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

For most patients in the United States with several broken ribs, recovery is a months long journey full of immense pain, difficulty breathing and a high risk of serious complications. […]

UF researchers to test method for predicting complications in trauma patients

Published: Sep 25th, 2013

University of Florida researchers have received a four-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to verify the effectiveness of a new genomic screening method that could help […]

Defying the odds, motorcycle accident survivor returns to the life he loves

Published: Aug 13th, 2013

Michael Gracy’s life nearly ended one Friday afternoon in November 2010. Then 68, Gracy had just left work at his Gainesville office of the financial services company for which he […]

Lottenberg receives prestigious award from state chapter of the American College of Surgeons

Published: Jun 4th, 2013

Lawrence Lottenberg, M.D., F.A.C.S., received the distinguished Raymond H. Alexander, M.D., F.A.C.S. Award at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Florida Chapter, American College of Surgeons held in Orlando, Florida, […]

Room for improvement in mouse models, UF surgical investigators say

Published: Apr 2nd, 2013

UF researchers co-authored two recently published journal articles that may reform scientists’ use of a staple in medical research: the mouse model. One article describes a series of studies by […]

Ready for anything

Published: Mar 18th, 2013

The Level I trauma centers at Shands at UF and Shands Jacksonville are always prepared to treat the most severe injuries, thanks to multidisciplinary teams of employees that keep the […]

Helping hands at UF&Shands save youngster’s right hand

Helping hands at UF&Shands save youngster’s right hand

Published: Sep 18th, 2012

Winston T. Richards, M.D., an acute care surgeon at UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, treated 4-year-old Benjamin Bileca after a horrific accident stripped the skin from the […]

Dr. Frederick Moore and Bruce McKinley, Ph.D., two of the researchers who worked on the team that put forth the concept of PICS.

Newly recognized syndrome keeps patients from full recovery, UF researchers say

Published: Jun 11th, 2012

University of Florida researchers have identified a medical condition they say keeps many intensive care, heart surgery and burn patients from recovering fully and returning home. Called persistent inflammation, immunosuppression […]

Moore named Society of Critical Care Medicine fellow

Published: Dec 21st, 2011

The Society of Critical Care Medicine has selected Frederick A. Moore, M.D., as a Master Critical Care Medicine Fellow. Moore and 19 other health-care providers will receive the designation, which […]

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 […]