UF Health patient first to receive new gene therapy for neuromuscular disease since FDA approval

By Doug Bennett an... • Jun 13, 2019 • Video, Lead Story

Attention: https://bit.ly/2WwphDi to see a news video about Londyn Wright’s treatment. Visit https://bit.ly/2qFfvUk for a video about how gene therapy works. Karen Wright worked her way through the small gathering outside...

UF nursing researcher’s findings upend routine feeding procedure for pre-term infants

By Anna Suggs Hoffman • Jun 10, 2019 • Lead Story

A new study at the University of Florida has found evidence that may invalidate a routine procedure that has been performed for decades on extremely pre-term infants. Because extremely premature infants are too immature to feed...

New senior vice president and general counsel named to lead legal affairs for UF Health

By Melanie Fridl Ross • Jun 10, 2019 • Lead Story

Randall C. Jenkins, Esq., has been named UF Health senior vice president and general counsel, responsible for all legal affairs for the university’s academic health center, including hospital systems on the Gainesville and...

Mass casualty drill at University of Florida teaches life lessons to summer students

By Sophia Bahr and... • Jun 7, 2019 • Video, Lead Story

Fake blood, authentic emergency responders and loud screams crowded the humid air Thursday morning on the University of Florida campus as nearly 80 students got real-world lessons in how to assess and treat catastrophic injuries...

UF Health forensic medicine director joins national committee to combat emerging drug threats

By Doug Bennett • Jun 6, 2019 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

University of Florida Health forensic medicine director Bruce Goldberger, Ph.D., has been named to a White House committee whose members will identify and respond to new drug threats nationwide. Goldberger joins experts in law...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Sofia DiMartino • May 20, 2019
June 26, 2017, was the worst day of Gary and Carly Allen’s lives. It was the day their child, 2 1/2-year-old Lennox Allen, was diagnosed with an...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Super Tory

April 2019

This 8-pound robotic baby cries, grunts and blinks, all while helping to educate medical students

Health In A Heartbeat

“Zombie” deer disease may spread to humans

May 31, 2019

A mysterious illness called chronic wasting disease has been identified in deer, elk and moose in 24 states. With symptoms such as drooling, lethargy, stumbling, aggression and dramatic weight loss, it’s led some to label it “zombie’’ deer disease. The neurodegenerative affliction is related to so-...

Animal Airwaves

When Your Pet’s Breathing Could Spell an Emergency

Jun 14, 2019

Difficulty with normal respiration, whether manifested in rapid, labored or strained breathing, could mean your pet is experiencing a veterinary emergency and should be seen immediately by a veterinarian. But how is a pet owner to know the difference between normal and abnormal breathing, when the...