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UF undergrad and surgery lab researcher named to University Scholars Program

Published: May 4th, 2016

Catherine Miney, a senior biomedical engineering major at UF, was recently accepted into the University of Florida (UF) University Scholars Program. She is currently a student in a lab overseen […]

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UF liver researcher selected from thousands of applicants to speak at scientific meeting

Published: Dec 17th, 2014

Jae-Sung Kim, Ph.D., an associate professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of surgery and head of the Cell Death and Mitochondrial Biology Laboratory, was one of six presenters […]

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UF researcher selected for standing NIH review position

Published: Jun 20th, 2014

Jae-Sung Kim, Ph.D., an associate professor in the UF department of surgery and an investigator in the department’s Cell Death and Cell Signaling Laboratory, has been selected as a standing […]

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Student researcher wins award for quest to improve liver recovery after injury

Published: Apr 23rd, 2012

Richa Vijayvargiya is an award-winning researcher — and she hasn’t even earned her bachelor’s degree yet. Vijayvargiya is in her junior year as an undergraduate student at UF majoring in […]

Jae-Sung Kim, Ph.D., receives $1.27 million NIH grant for liver research

Jae-Sung Kim, Ph.D., receives $1.27 million NIH grant for liver research

Published: Apr 18th, 2012

Throughout our lives, our livers work hard to keep us healthy — removing waste, packing away the nutrients we need and converting our food into energy. As we get older, […]

Aging alone does not explain breakdown in liver cell processes, UF research team finds

Published: Dec 16th, 2011

UF department of surgery researchers have uncovered more information about why elderly patients often fare poorly after liver surgery, and why livers donated by elderly people often experience ischemia-reperfusion injury […]

UF scientists find clues to aid recovery in aged livers, improve transplant success

UF scientists find clues to aid recovery in aged livers, improve transplant success

Published: Nov 1st, 2010

University of Florida scientists have identified a key cellular process involved in age-related damage to the liver — and ways to reverse that damage by manipulating genes or administering certain […]