Features news at the College of Medicine

A message from our dean

By • Jun 13th, 2024 • Category: Features, May-June 2024

A message from the college’s dean, Dr. Dana Zimmel.

Neuroscience researcher named chair of physiological sciences

By • Jun 11th, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, May-June 2024

Dr. Jada Lewis was previously a professor of neuroscience in the UF College of Medicine and has served as deputy director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of UF for the past five years.

UF awarded NIH Funding for new malaria research center

By • Jun 11th, 2024 • Category: Features, May-June 2024, News

The cooperative agreement from NIAID will fund evidence-based strategies to support malaria eradication and elimination efforts.

Professor emeritus receives Gold-Headed Cane Award from national One Health group

By • Jun 11th, 2024 • Category: Features, May-June 2024, People

Gibbs’s professional focus is on One Health, specifically the control and prevention of emerging and foreign animal diseases of viral etiology.

Two from college inducted into national graduate honor society

By • Jun 6th, 2024 • Category: Features, May-June 2024, People

The two were honored for their scholarly achievement and promotion of excellence among trainees from all walks of life.

Top research recognized at Phi Zeta Days

By • Jun 3rd, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, May-June 2024

Each year, the college acknowledges the top research being performed by D.V.M. students, graduate students, faculty, house officers and staff during its traditional Research and Phi Zeta Celebration.

Over $7 million in private gifts will support expansion of college’s veterinary forensic pathology program

By • Jun 3rd, 2024 • Category: Features, May-June 2024, News

The veterinary forensics program is poised for its first major expansion in six years.

Faculty member wins poster competition at national conference

By • Jun 3rd, 2024 • Category: Features, May-June 2024, People

Dr. Helena Zomer presented her research at the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers annual meeting, held in Arlington, Virginia.

UF-developed mRNA vaccine triggers fierce immune response to fight malignant brain tumor

By • Jun 3rd, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, May-June 2024

Drs. Sheila Carrera-Justiz, Rowan Milner and Bikash Sahay of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine were all coauthors of the paper that appeared May 1 in the journal Cell, reporting the results.

Faculty member honored by international veterinary forensics group

By • Jun 3rd, 2024 • Category: Features, May-June 2024, People

UF’s veterinary forensic pathologist was honored with award from international group.

UF veterinary colleges names its 2024 Distinguished Award winners

By • Jun 3rd, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, May-June 2024

The college’s 2024 Distinguished Award winners were honored during commencement on May 24.

Dinglasan receives UFRF professorship

By • Jun 3rd, 2024 • Category: Features, May-June 2024, People

The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continuing distinction in their fields.