Researchers at University of Florida Health and the OneFlorida+ Clinical Research Network are using big data analytics to scale up research and boost care and treatment options for people affected by three potentially debilitating rare diseases.
The V Foundation for Cancer Research announced that Dr. Mitchell, director of the UF CTSI, will receive additional support for his research on brain cancer in children.
Drs. Siddiqi and Mkuu will leverage big data in the OneFlorida+ Data Trust to identify at-risk women in Florida who could benefit from proven health interventions to protect their health and improve public health.
In July, Segal will become interim director of the UF College of Medicine MD-PhD program, which trains the next generation of clinician-scientists for a career in academic medicine
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.
Meet Kevin Hanson, assistant director of data management for the Integrated Data Repository, which serves as the clearinghouse for all data at UF Health hospitals
“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.”
“We want to leverage the data infrastructure that’s been built and developed over the last 10 years, the collaborations and the interconnectivity between all of the colleges here at UF, but also the collaborative partners of OneFlorida throughout the state, where we can play a meaningful and lead role in advancing health initiatives and the health priorities for Florida."
The UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute along with their HealthStreet outreach program stopped by Wims Hair Studio in Southeast Gainesville on Apr. 7 to keep the community aware of their own health. Participants had the opportunity to get their glucose levels, blood pressure and Body Mass Index(BMI) measured.
University of Florida researcher Erika Moore, Ph.D., was recently named to Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30 health care experts to watch in 2021. The 10th annual list recognizes 600 entrepreneurs, scientists, activists and entertainers who are changing the world.