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UF CTSI Year in Review

Read about the CTSI’s 2013 accomplishments as highlighted in the January columns of On the Same Page by Dr. David S. Guzick, UF senior vice president for health affairs and president of UF Health.

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.

UF CTSI programs teaming up to offer free baseline concussion tests for local children

Health IMPACTS for Florida and HealthStreet – two initiatives supported by the UF CTSI – will offer free baseline concussion tests for children ages 9 to 18 on Saturday, Jan. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 2, from noon to 4 p.m. at HealthStreet, 2401 S.W. Archer Rd., Gainesville. The testing is hosted by the Concussion Surveillance…

UF, FSU researchers collaborating to tackle youth concussions

The summer 2012 issue of UF’s Explore magazine features the UF CTSI’s collaboration with Florida State University to create Health IMPACTS for Florida to integrate medical practice and community-based translational science. UF and FSU are partnering with primary care practices in Gainesville, Jacksonville, Orlando and Tallahassee to conduct two pilot studies focused on concussions and…

UF CTSI receives $1.25 million to advance clinical research and personalized medicine

By Claire Baralt The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute has received three grants totaling $1.25 million from the National Institutes of Health to support research that will expand opportunities to conduct community-based clinical research in Florida, offer personalized medicine to patients and improve clinical trial design. The three projects involve teams of…

Announcing Linda Cottler, Founding Chair of UF’s Dept of Epidemiology

I am pleased to announce that Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., has accepted the position of founding chair of the University of Florida department of epidemiology, a newly created department administered jointly by the College of Medicine and the College of Public Health and Health Professions. Dr. Cottler currently serves as a professor of epidemiology…