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2019 Precision Medicine Conference highlights the journey toward clinical implementation

Published: Mar 18th, 2019

The conference attracted more than 200 attendees representing various interests in health care.

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Lake Nona Leadership Council Meeting celebrates the career of Dr. Hartmut Derendorf

Published: Mar 15th, 2019

More than 20 speakers shared personal stories and recounted the scientific impacts that made Derendorf a respected leader.

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UF study questions accuracy of CMS opioid safeguards

Published: Mar 12th, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services criteria are used to flag high-risk patients for opioid abuse and overdose.

Center for Drug Evaluation and Safety established at the University of Florida

Published: Mar 1st, 2019

The center will unite researchers interested in using big data to evaluate drugs and the safety of medications in real-world populations.

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New treatment for hepatitis C results in lower costs overall

Published: Feb 21st, 2019

The study, published in the journal Hepatology, examined the clinical and economic outcomes of direct-acting antiviral therapy, which cures hepatitis C in nearly 95 percent of patients.

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UF Pharmacy hosts its 32nd Annual Research Showcase

Published: Feb 14th, 2019

The showcase featured 81 poster presentations, nine oral competition finalists and a keynote presentation from Stanford University’s Russ B. Altman, M.D., Ph.D.

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Dr. Stacey Curtis is the 2018–19 Teacher of the Year

Published: Feb 7th, 2019

Stacey Curtis, Pharm.D., a champion of community pharmacy, is the 2018–19 Teacher of the Year in the UF College of Pharmacy.

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Cannabidiol: Rising star or popular fad?

Published: Jan 30th, 2019

Drs. Lance McMahon and Jenny Wilkerson author a story for The Conversation about the rising popularity and the scientific interest in cannabidiol.

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Reengineering the clinical environment for precision medicine at UF Health

Published: Jan 14th, 2019

UF Health’s Precision Medicine Program is ushering in a new era of genetic medicine, with the introduction of a new name, leadership team and preemptive pharmacogenetics testing.

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Register for the 2019 Precision Medicine Conference

Published: Jan 3rd, 2019

The 2019 UF Precision Medicine Conference will be held March 7-8 in Orlando. The conference promises to deliver strategies and applications for bringing genomic medicine and pharmacogenomics into patient care.