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Dr. Frantz awarded IHAF grant for research on total knee replacement surgery outcomes Dr. Frantz awarded IHAF grant for research on total knee replacement surgery outcomes

Jul 1st, 2020

Congratulations to Amanda Frantz, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, who has been awarded a $42,110 grant from the I. Heerman Anesthesia Foundation, or IHAF. The yearlong grant titled “Exploration of Biomarkers and Clinical Assessment of Patients Undergoing Total Knee Replacement Surgery and Their Perioperative Outcomes” will begin Sept. 20. The purpose of the I. Heermann…

Statisticians publish research showing need for improvement in animal-based research Statisticians publish research showing need for improvement in animal-based research

Jun 23rd, 2020

Two members of our department’s Statistics in Anesthesiology Research (STAR) Core have published new research in the journal Military Medicine showing poor methodological quality in animal research studies, pointing to problems in clinical research translation and ethical issues for animal use. Penny Reynolds, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, and Cynthia Garvan, PhD, Professor of Anesthesiology,…

May 2020 Publications

Jun 22nd, 2020

Congratulations to all who had articles published in May! Annals of Work Exposures and Health Schirmer A, Sessions R, Gravenstein N, Rand K, Oli M, Cooper LA, Sappenfield JW. Isolation gowns as a potential work hazard. Ann Work Expo Health. 2020 May 6. pii: wxaa047. doi: 10.1093/annweh/wxaa047. [Epub ahead of print] Canadian Journal of Anesthesia Soberón JR Jr, Urdaneta…

Dr. Spiess receives grant to develop system for detecting blood protein Dr. Spiess receives grant to develop system for detecting blood protein

Jun 12th, 2020

Professor of Anesthesiology Bruce Spiess, MD, FAHA, has received a $15,000 grant from the University of Florida Research Foundation Commercialization Fund to commercially develop point-of-care blood tests to detect a protein that plays an important role in anticoagulation.


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