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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.

TV 20 Medical Spotlight: Danger of sepsis in hospitals

Published: Sep 28th, 2017

Alicia Mohr, M.D., FACS, FCC, an associate professor in the division of acute care surgery in the UF College of Medicine, talks about the dangers of sepsis and what can […]

Read the Summer 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 31st, 2017

UF researchers hope clinical trial will lead to new sepsis treatment

Published: Aug 22nd, 2017

University of Florida researchers are part of a nationwide clinical trial to evaluate whether an anti-cancer medication can be effective against sepsis and septic shock.

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 […]

UF College of Medicine approves designated Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center

Published: May 18th, 2017

The University of Florida College of Medicine has approved a designated Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center. The center stems from a UF department of surgery-led initiative established in 2014 […]

Certain type of immune cells found in cancer and sepsis patients

Published: Apr 4th, 2017

A study led by the UF Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center suggests that certain types of immune cells found in cancer — myeloid-derived suppressor cells, or MDSCs — are […]

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

Published: Sep 29th, 2016

UF Health’s Dr. Philip Efron explains what the disease is and how it can be prevented.

Read the Summer 2016 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 7th, 2016

Leading-edge research continues at UF Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center

Published: Jun 20th, 2016

By Karin Lillis The University of Florida Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center continues to spearhead research to develop clinical solutions for sepsis, as well as illnesses that stem from […]