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UF College of Medicine 23rd in 2021 NIH funding for public universities

With a record $121 million awarded to the University of Florida College of Medicine from the National Institutes of Health in 2021, the medical school reached the top 25 in NIH funding among public universities. The rankings, published by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research on Feb. 8, showed…

UF dysphagia expert earns national award for mentorship

Emily Plowman, Ph.D., was awarded the 2021 Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship from the NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, or NINDS. Nominations for the Landis Award were initiated by current and former trainees. Plowman, an internationally recognized expert in the field of dysphagia, the medical term…

Drs. Moldawer, Efron and team receive RM1 award for dysfunctional myelopoiesis

Lyle Moldawer, Ph.D., Philip A. Efron, M.D., and multidisciplinary collaborators Michael Kladde, Ph.D., and Laurence Morel, Ph.D., have received an RM1 award to study dysfunctional myelopoiesis and myeloid-derived suppressor cells in the pathobiology of sepsis. The funding will stretch over a period of five years with an annual total award…

NIH K23 Grant Awarded

Tyler Loftus, M.D., was awarded an NIH K23 grant to explore machine learning as a means of augmenting personalized, patient-centered decision making in surgery.