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

Published: Sep 24th, 2014

UF Health plastic surgeons recognized at plastic and reconstructive surgery society’s annual meeting

Published: Sep 8th, 2014

At the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons annual meeting, held in June at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, UF Health surgeon Adam Katz, M.D. received the Society’s […]

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.

UF Health surgeons’ pancreatic cancer research garners competitive university award

UF Health surgeons’ pancreatic cancer research garners competitive university award

Published: Jun 23rd, 2014

Jose Trevino, M.D., a UF Health surgical oncologist and an assistant professor in the department of surgery’s division of general surgery; and Chen Liu, M.D., Ph.D., associate chair of the […]

Lyle Moldawer, PhD

Moldawer named to research professorship

Published: Apr 25th, 2014

Lyle Moldawer, Ph.D., a professor of surgery and the department of surgery’s vice chairman of research, received a University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship award. “These three-year professorships were created […]

UF Surgeons in the News – The Wall Street Journal: Circumcision Coverage Comes into Focus

UF Surgeons in the News – The Wall Street Journal: Circumcision Coverage Comes into Focus

Published: Jan 22nd, 2014

This article by reporter Arian Campo-Flores explores the results of Florida’s decision to discontinue Medicaid coverage for routine circumcisions in newborns, as well as similar trends in other states. It […]

Jose Trevino, M.D.

Science for survival

Published: Jan 14th, 2014

Faculty Spotlight: Jose Trevino, M.D. Personalizing pancreatic cancer treatment for his patients is the main goal for Jose Trevino, M.D. It may sound like a tall order for such a […]

UF Health surgeons release record survival rates for infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia

UF Health surgeons release record survival rates for infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Published: Nov 22nd, 2013

University of Florida Health pediatric surgeons have published results from nearly 20 years of treating children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia, showing the highest published survival rate for a large-group study. […]

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Circumcisions in older boys and related costs skyrocket in Florida, UF Health study shows

Published: Nov 13th, 2013

Circumcisions in Florida boys over the age of 1 have increased dramatically in recent years, doubling costs to the state, a study by University of Florida Health surgical researchers shows. […]