Published Sep 3, 2020
Specialty: Psychiatry
University of Florida Health researchers, in collaboration with the Health Services Advisory Group, have completed a new quality measure for...continue reading
Published Sep 3, 2020
There’s a new ally in the effort to help people living with depression: gut bacteria. People with depression have distinct...continue reading
Published Sep 3, 2020
University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital is nationally ranked in three pediatric medical specialties as part of U.S. News...continue reading
Published May 22, 2020
Specialty: Urology, Specialty: Pediatrics
The highly experienced pediatric urologic surgery team at UF Health now uses the da Vinci Xi robot, which allows new approaches and makes more children eligible for robotic surgery....continue reading
Published May 22, 2020
Specialty: Urology
At UF, experts in urology are studying the major mechanisms of immune evasion in bladder cancer, with the goal of improving response to immunotherapy....continue reading
Published Apr 24, 2020
Surgical lung resizing techniques bring hope for patients with short stature awaiting a transplant...continue reading
Published Apr 24, 2020
University of Florida Health’s nontuberculous mycobacteria program seeks to gain a better understanding of the disease to provide patients with diagnoses, management options and clinical trial opportunities....continue reading
Published Apr 23, 2020
Specialty: Cancer
Tanmay Lele, Ph.D. , the Charles A. Stokes professor of chemical engineering at the University of Florida, has been awarded...continue reading
Published Apr 23, 2020
Specialty: Cancer
Sandra Davis-Quinney has met bumps, curves and stops on her cancer journey. Even with the rough roads she’s traveled, Sandra tries to remain hopeful, resiliently staying on the ride. Her determination brought her to UF Health Cancer Center, where she became the center’s first CAR T-cell transplant patient....continue reading
Published Apr 20, 2020
University of Florida experts Michael S. Okun, M.D., chair of UF neurology and executive director of the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health, and Frederick S. Southwick, M.D., an infectious disease expert, were recently featured in a U.S. News & World Report article informing patients with Parkinson's disease and their families about COVID-19. The article also highlights their efforts to inform the public through Parkinson's Foundation Facebook Live events....continue reading

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