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Research Roundup: July 2020

Congratulations to our team for their efforts this month! Navigate below to read our publications from the month of July.

People with Marfan Syndrome Benefit from Care at a Certified Center

Marfan syndrome, a rare disorder caused by a mutation in the fibrillin-1 gene, results in an excess of transforming growth factor beta. The increase typically results in overgrowth of the long bones, and the heart, blood vessels, joints and eyes are also often affected. Without accurate early diagnosis and treatment,…

Research Roundup: June 2020

Congratulations to our team for their efforts this month! Navigate below to read our publications from the month of June.

ACAPS Virtual Meet & Greets

The American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons (ACAPS) is offering the opportunity for residency programs to participate in the new ACAPS Virtual Meet and Greet Program. ACAPS will host a 90-minute interactive zoom teleconference for each program to share information about their residency and to provide an opportunity for applicants…

Diversity and Inclusion in the UF Department of Surgery

As surgeons, our chosen profession has the power to affect the balance of life and death every day. We became surgeons to improve our patients’ quality of life, or to give them a second chance at living. As healers, it is therefore our mission to prevent harm to those entrusted…