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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.

Dr. Hendrik Luesch presents at the 7th Kuwait International Pharmacy Conference

Dr. Hendrik Luesch presents at the 7th Kuwait International Pharmacy Conference

Published: Mar 12th, 2019

Luesch presented on the expanding chemical space for drug discovery at the conference in Kuwait City.

Dr. Scott Martin Vouri named a Claude D. Pepper Junior Scholar

Dr. Scott Martin Vouri named a Claude D. Pepper Junior Scholar

Published: Mar 8th, 2019

The distinction comes with a two-year, $104,000 award, which Vouri will use to study a type of drug-induced adverse event called a prescribing cascade in older adults.

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.

UF named as the Best Online Master’s in Forensic Science Program by OnlineMasters.com

UF named as the Best Online Master’s in Forensic Science Program by OnlineMasters.com

Published: Feb 15th, 2019

OnlineMasters.com conducted more than 40 hours of research and analyzed every Master in Forensic Science program in the country before ranking UF as No. 1.

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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.

Dr. Günther Hochhaus receives “Excellence in Achievement” recognition from ACCP

Dr. Günther Hochhaus receives “Excellence in Achievement” recognition from ACCP

Published: Feb 1st, 2019

Hochhaus was recognized for his outstanding achievements and contributions to the organization.