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Research Day 2019 Award Recipients

Published: Apr 23rd, 2019

April 19, 2019 marked the 15th Annual UF Department of Surgery Research Day! This day is held as an annual celebration of scientific advancements and achievements by UF Health surgeons, […]

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D.

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., serves as key investigator on grant-awarded research.

Published: Apr 15th, 2019

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., is serving as a key investigator on research that has been awarded a 5-star NIH RO1 grant entitled “Novel pathways in the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of NAFLD […]

Florida Cancer Centers Awarded $1.36 Million to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Florida Cancer Centers Awarded $1.36 Million to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Published: May 17th, 2018

The Florida Department of Health’s James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program has armed the University of Florida Health Cancer Center, Moffitt Cancer Center and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at […]

Research lab

Clinical Trials

Published: Mar 19th, 2018

The UF Department of Surgery researchers conduct many different types of clinical research studies, including clinical trials.

Grant funds research evaluating gut microbiome’s role in pancreatic cancer

Grant funds research evaluating gut microbiome’s role in pancreatic cancer

Published: Feb 2nd, 2018

  Ryan M. Thomas, M.D., an assistant professor in the UF College of Medicine Department of Surgery, has received a Mentored Scholar Research Grant from the American Cancer Society to […]

UF researchers link sepsis to poor long-term outcomes in ‘aged’ patients

Published: Sep 28th, 2017

Specifically, these patients can progress to a condition marked by chronic inflammation and muscle wasting, known as persistent inflammation, immunosuppression and catabolism syndrome, or PICS.

Read the Summer 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 31st, 2017

Philip Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, selected for NIH appointment

Philip Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, selected for NIH appointment

Published: Jul 7th, 2017

Philip Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, an associate professor of surgery and anesthesiology in the University of Florida College of Medicine, has been appointed to the Surgery, Anesthesiology and Trauma Study […]

Grant will help researchers create a better test for pancreatic cancer

Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Up to one-third of pancreatic cancer cases go undiagnosed through standard means of testing.

Surgical research resident Julie Stortz, M.D., receives Shock Society’s New Investigator Award

Surgical research resident Julie Stortz, M.D., receives Shock Society’s New Investigator Award

Published: Jun 9th, 2017

Julie Stortz, M.D., a fourth-year resident with the UF department of surgery, received the New Investigator Award from the Shock Society. The award, which includes a plaque, $650 and a […]