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Lyle Moldawer

In the fight against sepsis, time means everything

In the world of sepsis treatment, the scale is vast and the cost is staggering. Every year, 258,000 people in the United States die from sepsis. Hundreds of thousands of others recover with treatment. Treating sepsis costs more than $20 billion a year, according to a 2013 federal report.

Blocking protein in blood may prevent sepsis in premature infants

UF Health researchers have found that blocking a certain protein in the blood with medication could help protect premature infants from sepsis, a common and sometimes deadly infection, according to a new study that combines findings from a mouse model and from premature infants.

UF Department of Surgery well represented at Shock Society National Meeting

The UF Department of Surgery was well represented at this year’s Shock Society National Meeting, held by the North American/United States Shock Society, a professional organization whose mission is to improve the care of victims of trauma, shock and sepsis. Presentations from UF Department of Surgery faculty, residents and staff…

UF critical care surgeons recognized at Critical Care Congress

Frederick Moore, M.D., a professor and chief of acute care surgery in the University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of surgery, received the 2015 American College of Critical Care Medicine Distinguished Investigator Award at the Critical Care Congress held in January. “This award recognizes an established clinical investigator…