Researchers working in the Disney lab at UF Health Scripps.

Genetic cause of ALS and dementia repaired by RNA-targeting strategy developed at UF Scripps

By Stacey DeLoye • Nov 22, 2022 • Lead Story

Scientists at UF Scripps Biomedical Research have developed a potential medicine for a leading cause of ALS and dementia that works by eliminating disease-causing segments of RNA. The compound restored the health of neurons in...

Five midwives, wearing white UF Health medical coats, stand in front of the tiled lobby wall in the UF Health Shands Children's Hospital.

UF Health opens midwifery practice

By Bill Levesque • Nov 22, 2022 • Lead Story

Chelsea Stump developed a bond with the obstetrician who delivered her first baby almost six years ago. As a new mother-to-be, the Gainesville woman sought the reassurance of a doctor’s expertise.“My doctor was very caring,”...

UF Health Shands chief human resources officer named, begins Jan. 2

By Staff Writer • Nov 17, 2022 • Lead Story

Ed Daech has been named chief human resources officer at UF Health Shands. He starts Jan. 2. Daech is a seasoned senior human resources executive with a career spanning more than two decades in various human resources and...

Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, M.D.

Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, M.D., Named to Key UF Health Leadership Position

By Doug Bennett • Nov 8, 2022 • Lead Story

Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, M.D., has been named associate vice president for research at UF Health, the University of Florida’s academic health center, and the inaugural Herbert A. Wertheim Professor of Inflammation Science,...

Drs. Patrick Antonelli and Almut Winterstein stand outside the academic Research Building on the academic Health Center campus.

UF Health researchers find quinolone ear drops associated with tendon ruptures

By Bill Levesque • Nov 3, 2022 • Lead Story

Imagine a doctor prescribing antibiotic ear drops called quinolones to treat an ear infection. The patient, who does not play sports, painfully ruptures an Achilles tendon a couple of weeks later, perhaps while simply walking...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Jun 30, 2022
For Janet, 78, the uncontrollable shaking was causing her frustration to boil over. The only silver lining was that her identical twin sister, Janis...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

The POST-Spring

Spring 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic exploded across the globe, everything changed. One year later, we’re all adjusting to the new normal. Workers from across UF Health share the lessons they’ve learned during this trying time. See their stories and other important news from UF Health in this edition of The POST.

Health In A Heartbeat

Talking turkey — and naps

Nov 30, 2022

Waddling away from the table with a turkey-stuffed tummy on Thanksgiving usually means one thing: Naptime is imminent. Most of us link the post-Thanksgiving penchant for dozing off on the couch to tryptophan [TRIP-toe-fan], a sleep-inducing amino acid found in turkey. But this “turkey coma” so many...