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A symphony of voices

Black Voices in Research, a storytelling event, premiered its second episode on YouTube on Juneteenth, or June 19.

Clinical Research Vehicle serves East Gainesville during Community Impact Day

The UF CTSI Clinical Research Vehicle Samuel Tucker receives a COVID-19 vaccine University of Florida Health provided health outreach and lunch during a local Community Impact Day on Tuesday, June 15. The event was hosted by the Florida Central Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction at Upper Room Ministries in East Gainesville. The…

Can statins prevent heart disease, dementia in older adults?

UF Health and OneFlorida join a nationwide clinical trial underway to find out whether taking atorvastatin (Lipitor®) can help prevent dementia, disability and heart disease in older adults who haven’t already been diagnosed with those ailments.

Black Voices In Research: Storytelling as a vehicle for change

“This event is a call to listen more deeply, to be present with one another and to invest in each other and our experiences,” said Duane Mitchell, director of the CTSI. “There is something unique to learn from each storyteller, and it is our hope that this event will be the beginning of a new chapter in our continuing mission to promote an inclusive, diverse, accessible and equitable community here at the University of Florida and within the Clinical and Translational Science Institute.”