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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 […]

Read the Summer 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 31st, 2017

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.

Acute and critical care surgeon awarded $1.5 million NIH grant to study elderly patients after trauma or injury

Acute and critical care surgeon awarded $1.5 million NIH grant to study elderly patients after trauma or injury

Published: Aug 27th, 2015

Philip A. Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, an associate professor at the UF College of Medicine and medical director for UF Health Shands Hospital’s surgical intensive care units, has been awarded […]

UF surgical resident receives competitive award funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Published: Aug 20th, 2015

Dan Delitto, M.D., a surgical resident in the UF Department of Surgery, was awarded the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Loan Repayment Program (LRP) for funding by the NCI. […]

Berceli receives UF Research Foundation Professorship award

Berceli receives UF Research Foundation Professorship award

Published: Apr 22nd, 2015

Scott Berceli, M.D., Ph.D., a professor in the department of surgery’s division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, has received a University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship award. Berceli’s research […]

Fred Moore, MD, will speak about recently awarded P-50 grant on November 25

Fred Moore, MD, will speak about recently awarded P-50 grant on November 25

Published: Nov 14th, 2014

Dr. Fred Moore, chief of acute care surgery at UF Health, will be speaking about the recently awarded P-50 grant to establish the UF Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center. […]

A New NIH Program Grant: UF Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center

Published: Sep 24th, 2014

UF Surgeons in the News – The Gainesville Sun: UF in line for federal grant to research debilitating, infection-related condition sepsis

Published: Aug 7th, 2014

The University of Florida expects to get about $12 million in federal money to launch a center researching the long-term effects and potential treatments for the sometimes deadly and often […]

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UF Health granted $11 million to establish comprehensive sepsis research center

Published: Jul 30th, 2014

University of Florida Health has been awarded a $12 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a one-of-a-kind center to help generate treatments and prevention strategies for one of the most devastating issues critically ill patients face.

The Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center, the first of its kind in the nation, will study long-term outcomes in patients treated for sepsis in the surgical and trauma intensive care units at UF Health Shands Hospital, with the goal of developing clinical solutions for sepsis as well as illnesses that stem from it and their enduring, dismal effects.