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Social media campaigns for study recruitment resume

During the pandemic, paid social media campaigns managed through the Recruitment Center were put on pause. This fall, we resumed this service under the management of Elizabeth Flood-Grady, PhD. Research teams can request to share recruitment materials as unpaid, organic posts to the UF Studies Facebook page. The CTSI…

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.

Deadline April 2: 2021 LHS Translational Pilot Awards RFP

CTSI Learning Health System (LHS) Initiative Translational Pilot Awards Request for Proposals (RFP) Deadline: Friday, April 2, 2021, by 5 p.m. The UF CTSI Learning Health System Program is pleased to invite applications for Translational Pilot Awards that use a “learning health system” approach to align research and clinical…

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.