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New device packs power to analyze genes, proteins at patients’ bedside

New device packs power to analyze genes, proteins at patients’ bedside

Published: Aug 30th, 2010

University of Florida researchers have helped to develop a device that quickly identifies genes and proteins in body fluids — a technique that could make a vital difference to the […]

New chief of general surgery joins UF

New chief of general surgery joins UF

Published: Aug 16th, 2010

The UF College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery has named Steven J. Hughes, M.D., the new chief of general surgery.

UF surgeon earns shock society early career investigator award

Published: Jun 30th, 2010

Philip Efron, M.D., an assistant professor in the UF Department of Surgery, has been awarded the Shock Society’s 2010 Fellowship for Early Career Investigators. Efron, who also is co-director of […]

UF surgical resident receives unprecedented award

UF surgical resident receives unprecedented award

Published: Mar 31st, 2010

As the first surgical resident at the University of Florida to receive an individual postdoctoral fellowship award (F32), Alex Cuenca, M.D., is now one step closer toward pursuing his dream […]

UF surgeons, research biologists create scale to grade shark bite severity

UF surgeons, research biologists create scale to grade shark bite severity

Published: Jan 28th, 2010

Shark attack! These words can send waves of fear through the public and often guarantee prominent coverage in the news media — even if the bite is little more than […]

UF burn surgeon wins research competition

Published: Dec 16th, 2009

Winston T. Richards, M.D., a clinical assistant professor of acute care surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, recently won first place in a burn research competition. Presenting […]

UF researchers find triggers in cells’ transition from colitis to cancer

UF researchers find triggers in cells’ transition from colitis to cancer

Published: Oct 12th, 2009

University of Florida researchers have grown tumors in mice using cells from inflamed but noncancerous colon tissue taken from human patients, a finding that sheds new light on colon cancer […]

UF surgical resident earns research incentive award

Published: Jul 31st, 2009

Alex Cuenca, M.D., a third-year surgical resident at the University of Florida College of Medicine, recently received a Research Incentive Award from the UF Medical Guild. Cuenca, who is taking […]

UF surgical researcher receives national honor

Published: Jul 31st, 2009

Lyle L. Moldawer, Ph.D., professor and vice chairman of research at the University of Florida Department of Surgery, recently was honored with the Shock Society Scientific Achievement Award. Bestowed during […]

UF Plastic Surgery Fellow Receives Research Award

Published: Jun 20th, 2009

Mark Clayman, M.D., a graduating plastic and reconstructive surgery fellow at the University of Florida College of Medicine, recently was honored by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for […]