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Florida Physician magazine features CTSI programs

The Summer 2013 Florida Physician cover story explores how the Personalized Medicine Program and other CTSI-led efforts are helping to pave a new frontier in health care by transferring the latest scientific findings into the patient care setting.

University of Florida Health and The Big Picture

UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, is now University of Florida Health, university officials announced on May 20, 2013, during an event celebrating the three-year anniversary of the “Forward Together” strategic plan. UF Health will take the place of UF&Shands as the “umbrella” name that encompasses the academic…

CTSI Resource Spotlight: Integrated Data Repository

The IDR securely collects and organizes data from across UF Health's clinical and research enterprises. Using the i2b2 Limited Data Set, researchers can query the IDR to identify cohort counts for grant proposals, clinical trials and IRB protocols.

Our Continuously Learning Health System

Four initiatives championed by the UF CTSI - UF Consent2Share, the UF Health Integrated Data Repository, the CTSI Biorepository and HealthStreet - are discussed in On the Same Page.

Personalized Medicine Program in the News

Led by the UF CTSI, the Personalized Medicine Program at UF&Shands has been highlighted in several stories and publications since its official launch on June 25, 2012. Here’s a round-up of recent news and publications: GenomeWeb’s Genome Technology, Oct. 1, 2012:…

UF delivers promise of personalized medicine to heart patients

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Personalized medicine — a concept in which an understanding of a patient’s genetic makeup is used to enhance treatment — has arrived at UFHealth, the University of Florida Academic Health Center. Under a new standard of care, UF doctors will help ward off…

UF StudyConnect listings now on UFandShands.org

In consultation with the UF IRBs, the UF CTSI partnered with UF&Shands Web Services to export and display all research study listings from UF StudyConnect on the all-new UFHealth.org. Thanks to the dynamic vision of the UF&Shands Web Services team, patients can learn…

New GatorAdvantage program gives UF employees priority at UF Physicians practices

Need a doctor fast? Just say “GatorAdvantage.” Starting Feb. 21, all University of Florida employees can have fast access to outstanding care from medical providers at the University of Florida and Shands HealthCare thanks to the University of Florida Physicians’ new GatorAdvantage initiative. GatorAdvantage gives UF employees and their…