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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.

UF Health sepsis study uses AI technology

A groundbreaking study conducted by a multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Florida Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center explores how urine analysis during early onset of sepsis may help determine the likelihood of chronic kidney problems in the long term.