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UF Health expedites clinical data-sharing across UF

To expedite clinical data delivery, UF Health’s data experts are introducing ready-for-use, UF Institutional Review Board-approved patient record registries to help faculty and staff advance medical knowledge and the delivery of care.

Spotlight: Translational Drug Development Core

The Translational Drug Development (TDD) Core performs pharmacokinetic and metabolism studies of new chemical entities, as well as natural products, to facilitate movement into advanced preclinical studies and ultimately real-world applications. Director Christopher R. McCurdy, Ph.D., FAAPS, assistant director Abhisheak Sharma, M. Pharm., Ph.D., and the TDD Core staff work…

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.