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Professor Leads Electrolyte Solution Research, Helping Patients with Cancer-Related GI Issues

Published: Dec 5th, 2018

Dr. Sadasivan Vidyasagar, assistant professor in the department of radiation oncology, serves as the principal inventor with a UF research team that developed enterade®, a combination of proprietary amino acid blends to help patients with GI issues related to cancer or chronic GI disease.

Should We Share Human Cancer Treatments With Tumorous Turtles?

Published: Nov 26th, 2018

They may be key to saving wild sea turtles from tumors associated with turtle-specific herpes.

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.