Around the Center Category Subscribe to RSS Feed

Research Landscapes: Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, Ph.D.

Published: Oct 10th, 2018

Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, Ph.D., a professor in the University of Florida’s College of Medicine’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, discusses her research on the structural biology of viruses.

Approval of first ‘RNA interference’ drug – why the excitement?

Published: Oct 10th, 2018

Small interfering RNA sounds like something from a science fiction novel rather than a revolutionary type of medicine.

Research Landscapes: David C. Bloom, Ph.D.

Published: Oct 10th, 2018

David C. Bloom, Ph.D., a professor in the University of Florida’s College of Medicine’s Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology is a virologist who is developing novel therapies to treat […]

Six Things You Should Know About Prostate Cancer

Published: Oct 10th, 2018

Thomas F. Stringer, M.D., a board-certified urologist and associate chairman of UF Health Urology, provides an expert’s perspective on a disease that affects 11 percent of men: prostate cancer. September is […]

Research Landscapes: Nicholas Muzyczka, Ph.D.

Published: Oct 10th, 2018

Nicholas Muzyczka, Ph.D., an Eminent Scholar in the University of Florida College of Medicine’s Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, discusses his research on adeno-associated virus and gene therapy.

A New Age for Colorectal Cancer Screening

Published: Oct 10th, 2018

New colorectal cancer screening guidelines no longer make colonoscopies a rite of passage for 50-year-olds. Instead, 45-year-olds will celebrate their mid-forties by making an appointment most people dread.

Get the Facts on Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma

Published: Aug 1st, 2018

While RMS is a rare form of cancer, it is one of the most common soft tissue sarcomas among young children. Be aware and know the signs this Sarcoma Awareness Month.

Life After Melanoma

Published: Jul 6th, 2018

Preventing skin cancer is discussed frequently, but during the summer it’s an especially important topic — especially if you’ve had it before.

Philanthropists Jane and Mike McLain make major gift to pediatric program

Published: May 24th, 2018

The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute has named the pediatric recovery room in honor of philanthropists Jane and Mike McLain to acknowledge their support of  the pediatric program. The McLains’ […]

UF alum tackles cancer in the heart of the Gator Nation

Published: May 1st, 2018

“There’s no way to describe what happens to you when a doctor tells you that you have cancer. Your whole world changes in an instant. The things you are thinking and planning vanish. You move to the moment.”