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Andrea Jenkins and Matthew Young graduation

Master’s Degree Graduates

Feb 11th, 2019

Hearty congratulations to Andrea Jenkins (far right) and Matthew Young (second from left) for graduating with a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences with concentration in Gerontology!

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Yenisel Cruz-Almeida, Ph.D. has been elected to the American Pain Society (APS) Executive Board of Directors as Secretary

Jan 29th, 2019

College of Medicine, Aging and Geriatric Research assistant professor Yenisel Cruz-Almeida, Ph.D. has been elected to the American Pain Society (APS) Executive Board of Directors as Secretary for a three-year […]

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Dr. Yenisel Cruz-Almeida has been awarded NIH R01 award

Aug 24th, 2018

Dr. Yenisel Cruz-Almeida has been awarded a National Institutes of Health R01 award funded by the National Institute on Aging titled: Mechanisms of Oxytocin’s Analgesia in Older Adults

4th Year Geriatric Clerkship in the News

4th Year Geriatric Clerkship in the News

Jul 20th, 2018

  Dementia Simulation Gives Medical Students Insight on Condition – Article about helping the medical students understand the scope and impact of dementia.  

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Congratulations, Dr. Clark!

Jul 19th, 2018

Dr. David Clark recently had three grants accepted for funding as PI or Co-PI.  All three are pilot studies that will investigate the use of non-invasive transcutaneous electrical stimulation of […]

Geriatric Medicine team at the 2018 AGS in Orlando, FL

Success at the American Geriatrics Society

May 18th, 2018

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

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Dr. Mankowski Received a 3-year Career Development Award

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 […]

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Neuron Paper: Key to Understanding Hereditary Hearing Loss

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

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

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 […]