UF brain cancer investigators lead bold initiative with top peers to advance new treatments

By Michelle Jaffee • Sep 17, 2018 • Lead Story

For more information, please contact: Marilee Griffin, margri@ufl.edu or 352-273-7891. The goal: achieving transformative improvement in long-term survival within the next decade for patients diagnosed with malignant brain tumors...

UF Health researchers, collaborators get unprecedented view of gene therapy virus

By Doug Bennett • Sep 17, 2018 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

Researchers from University of Florida Health and the Salk Institute have obtained an unprecedented view of a gene-delivery virus, paving the way for further development of improved gene therapies. Using an imaging method known...

Novel drug inspired by a marine natural product offers new approach to treat pancreatic cancer

By Matthew Splett • Sep 10, 2018 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

A novel drug candidate based on a marine natural product discovered 20 years ago could be the basis for a new approach to treating pancreatic cancer, according to University of Florida researchers, who are continuing to evaluate...

Smartphone app empowers citizens to help in case of cardiac emergency, now available locally

By Tyler Francischine • Sep 5, 2018 • Video, Featured Articles, Lead Story

University of Florida Health officials and Alachua County and city of Gainesville emergency first responders announced the launch of a smartphone app that alerts citizens to a nearby cardiac emergency and empowers them to help,...

Small changes to football practices can yield large reduction in head impacts, UF Health researchers find

By Doug Bennett • Aug 23, 2018 • Lead Story

Shortening the time spent on the highest-risk football drills could reduce the equivalent of nearly a year’s worth of head impacts over the course of a typical player’s career, University of Florida Health researchers have found...

Hope & Healing Blog

by • Sep 15, 2018
David R. Nelson, M.D. Interim senior vice president for health affairs, UF President, UF Health Betsy Shenkman, Ph.D. Chair, Health Outcomes and...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Recognizing Risks

May 2018

New program at UF Health assesses brain functions of older patients before surgery

Health In A Heartbeat

Abstainers, heavy drinkers equally likely to call in sick to work

Sep 24, 2018

If you were to bet someone over who is more likely to call in sick to work, heavy drinkers or people who don’t touch alcohol, the smart money might say to pick the drinkers, right? Wrong. Researchers in Finland have found abstainers are just as likely to call out of work as those who love their...

Animal Airwaves

Keeping Your Foal Healthy

Sep 21, 2018

Your mare has successfully given birth, and now you’re caring for a newborn foal. What are the most important things that you should know to keep it healthy?  Dr. Chris Sanchez, an equine medicine specialist, will provide an overview of what to look for to ensure things are going well and when you...