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Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., joins UF College of Medicine’s division of transplantation surgery

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., joins UF College of Medicine’s division of transplantation surgery

Published: May 12th, 2017

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the division of transplantation surgery in the University of Florida College of Medicine as an associate professor. Zarrinpar earned his medical degree from the […]

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 […]

Jae Sung Kim, Ph.D.

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 […]

UF&Shands reactivates adult, pediatric liver transplant programs

Published: Apr 25th, 2012

UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, has reactivated its adult and pediatric liver transplant programs and can resume performing liver transplants immediately, officials said today. The United Network […]

Research lab

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 researchers make strides to improve liver surgery

Published: May 29th, 2008

A new study reveals patients with liver cancer who have no other treatment options might benefit from more aggressive operations once considered too risky, report University of Florida scientists, who […]