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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 cardiologists use new device to treat atrial fibrillation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2011) – University of Florida cardiologists are now using a new cryoballoon catheter system. Approved by the Food and Drug Association in December, the technology is designed for use in patients who are unresponsive to drug treatment for paroxysmal or intermittent atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is…