Sarasota physician and wife create scholarship at UF College of Medicine, his alma mater

By Tyler Francischine • Dec 12, 2019 • Lead Story

Sarasota physician R. Dean Hautamaki, M.D., FCCP, FACP, and his wife, Elizabeth, have created a $1 million scholarship for students at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Hautamaki’s alma mater. The Dr. R. Dean and...

UF Health to acquire Central Florida Health’s regional hospitals

By Melanie Fridl Ross • Dec 9, 2019 • Lead Story

For more information, please contact Rossana Passaniti,, or 352-273-8569. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Building on a strategic affiliation that has connected local residents to leading-edge stroke care and other...

New preclinical study shows antibody therapy could offer treatment path for genetic form of ALS

By Michelle Jaffee • Dec 9, 2019 • Lead Story

New preclinical research shows promise for a potential treatment pathway aimed at slowing the disease process and extending survival in patients with ALS, often called Lou Gehrig’s disease, an insidious neurological condition....

UF veterinary college names new interim dean following national search

By Sarah Carey • Dec 9, 2019 • Lead Story

After a lengthy national search, Dana Zimmel, D.V.M., has been named interim dean of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. “Dr. Zimmel is well-known to the college in her present role as associate dean for...

The Villages®, UF Health enter into exclusive talks to transform regional health care

By Melanie Fridl Ross • Dec 6, 2019 • Lead Story

For more information, please contact: Rossana Passaniti, or 352-273-8569. THE VILLAGES, Fla. — The Villages® and University of Florida Health announced their intent today to develop a comprehensive health...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Devin Nori • Dec 10, 2019
UF Health ShandsCair performs the program’s first in-flight prehospital blood transfusion. After over a year of preparation, the UF Health ShandsCair...READ MORE

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Genes for left-handedness identified

Dec 12, 2019

You might know that about 10% of people are left-handed. But did you also know that lefties apparently are better at verbal communication and verbal tasks than righties? Thanks to a team of researchers from the United Kingdom, we do now. And, we know something about genes that code for left-...

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Pampering geriatric patients

Dec 13, 2019

With lots of pets reaching their golden years, veterinary practices are creating ways to pamper them. Many efforts focus on the older pet’s loss of condition, achy joints and decreased mobility. For example, providing a ramp to the clinic entrance keeps elderly dogs from having to negotiate stairs...