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JAX-ASCENT Ribbon Cutting

Published: May 18th, 2018

JAX-ASCENT, a new research facility focusing on aging studies opened its doors on the campus of UF Health Jacksonville, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony that took place on May 11, 2018. […]

Geriatric Medicine team at the 2018 AGS in Orlando, FL

Success at the American Geriatrics Society

Published: May 18th, 2018

Congratulations to the growing Geriatric Medicine team for an impressive presence at the American Geriatrics Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting!

In the IOA Clinical Research Performance Lab

Dr. Anton in the News: Intermittent Fasting

Published: May 18th, 2018

Intermittent fasting leads to significant weight loss, slows aging, UF research review finds.


Dr. Mankowski Received a 3-year Career Development Award

Published: May 18th, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Robert Mankowski for being awarded a 3-year Career Development Grant  from the American Heart Association!  Dr. Mankowski will be studying the impact of sepsis on the cardiac […]

Dr. Rui Xiao

Neuron Paper: Key to Understanding Hereditary Hearing Loss

Published: Mar 14th, 2018

UF Newsroom: Simple but important worm could be the key to understanding hereditary hearing loss. TMC Proteins Modulate Egg Laying and Membrane Excitability through a Background Leak Conductance in C. elegans

Dr. Xiao in front of the lab

Dr. Rui Xiao Awarded a 4-Year Grant From ACS

Published: Dec 22nd, 2017

Cogratulations to Dr. Rui Xiao, for being awarded the highly competitive American Cancer Society (ACS) Research Scholar Grant. The ACS Research Scholar Grants support investigator-initiated projects across the cancer research continuum. With […]

UF Health Shands Hospital, Geriatrics, Among Nation’s Best

Published: Aug 4th, 2016

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital is now tied for top adult hospital in Florida, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report adult specialty rankings of the nation’s […]