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Celebration of Research

The UF Department of Medicine Celebration of Research took place on October 25, 2018. This event was an opportunity to collaborate and reflect on the quality of research conducted within the Department of Medicine. It was a time to appreciate the impact that research has and how it continues to propel the Department…

UF Health joins Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network

University of Florida Health has been designated a member of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s Care Center Network, making it one of just 60 medical centers nationwide with the highest level of expertise and resources for the treatment of interstitial lung disease. UF Health was one of 15 centers…

UF Department of Medicine Faculty and Internal Medicine Residents Inducted Into The Gold Humanism Honor Society

The 18th annual Chapman Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society banquet and induction ceremony, held May 3 in the George T. Harrell, M.D., Medical Education Building, honored 26 medical students, six residents and four members of UF College of Medicine faculty who represent the chapter’s pillars of excellence in clinical care, compassion, leadership and dedication to service.

UF launches new Center for Regenerative Medicine

The University of Florida has launched a Center for Regenerative Medicine to develop lifesaving therapies “to heal the body from within” using stem cells that repair damaged tissue and organs. The center is led by Keith L. March, M.D., Ph.D., a cardiologist and national leader in regenerative medicine whom the university recently recruited from the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Researchers awarded $2.7 million grant to fight deadly fungal infection

We constantly inhale Aspergillus mold spores, which live both indoors and outdoors, without becoming ill. But for people with a weakened immune system, a fungal infection caused by the spores could be fatal. The deadly fungus will soon face a new weapon in the researcher’s arsenal — a…