- UF researchers develop ‘nanotrain’ for targeted cancer drug transport
April 29, 2013
University of Florida researchers have developed a “DNA nanotrain” that fast-tracks its payload of cancer-fighting drugs and bioimaging agents to tumor cells deep within the body. The...
- UF researchers to study ethnic differences in prostate cancer experiences
March 28, 2013
Black men have the highest incidence of prostate cancer and die more often of the disease than any other group of American men, yet there are significant differences among black men in terms of...
- Beating the Odds
March 4, 2013
- The Year That Was: Celebrating Our Achievements in 2012, Part 2
January 23, 2013
In Part 2 of “The Year That Was,” we summarize accomplishments of the centers and institutes on the Health Science Center campus, of our hospital systems in Gainesville and Jacksonville, and of...
- Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare and UF&Shands Launch Cancer Affiliation in Big Bend Region
October 29, 2012
Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare and UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, today announced an affiliation to expand cancer care options for patients in the Big Bend region...
- A new grant helps fund childhood cancer research
October 1, 2012
Hyundai Hope on Wheels awarded University of Florida researcher Wesley Bolch, Ph. D., and his research team a grant of $250,000 to support their pediatric cancer research. Osteosarcoma survivior Sam...
- UF researcher aims to improve pediatric liver cancer treatment
September 13, 2012
A University of Florida researcher has received three grants to study gene therapy techniques that target hepatoblastoma, or HB, the most common pediatric liver cancer in the U.S.
- UF&Shands Pink Pumpkin Fest
August 22, 2012
Pink Pumpkins Rule! And, this year we have two Pink Pumpkin events to raise money for breast cancer research right here at UF&Shands, to engage the Gainesville community with UF&Shands, and to...
- UF taps social and health psychologist to lead new cancer-reduction initiative
August 22, 2012
Barbara Curbow, Ph.D., a professor and chair of the department of behavioral science and community health in the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, has been...
- UF HIV/AIDS expert awarded prestigious science and policy fellowship
August 1, 2012
A noted University of Florida professor selected for a prestigious fellowship will serve as a science adviser at the U.S. Department of State or the U.S. Agency for International Development.