College of Medicine Celebration of Research

CSSALT Team Builds CVA Simulator for Use in Resource-limited Environments CSSALT Team Builds CVA Simulator for Use in Resource-limited Environments

Feb 13th, 2019

Sprawling across tables and counters, mannequins stare at the ceiling, eyes wide and mouths agape. They make their homes among the countless wires and screens and tools scattered throughout the white, sterile rooms of the Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT). Silently, patiently, they wait. They are simulators, and they represent valuable…

Behavioral Changes Across Generations Behavioral Changes Across Generations

Oct 10th, 2018

By Adriana Barbat Clinical studies report learning disabilities, long-term memory impairment, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders in those who had anesthesia early in life. The Martynyuk Lab in the UF Department of Anesthesiology has now demonstrated that exposure to anesthetics in early life may not affect just exposed animals, but even their offspring. In a study, Anatoly Martynyuk, PhD, Professor of Anesthesiology…

ARAC Rethinks Research ARAC Rethinks Research

Oct 10th, 2018

By Adriana Barbat A new research council is reviewing study proposals in the Department of Anesthesiology. The Anesthesia Research Advisory Council (ARAC) aims to bring the department closer to its goal of becoming a top anesthesia research institution by streamlining the research process. It was designed to increase trial success rates by evaluating study proposals for scientific merit, validity, and…

NAMHR Moves to UF

May 30th, 2018

By Christina Hendricks, MA UF is now the home of a national registry for malignant hyperthermia (MH) data. For more than 15 years, the North American Malignant Hyperthermia Registry (NAMHR) was under the direction of Barbara W. Brandom, MD, at Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. When the University of Pittsburgh stepped down as the registry’s…

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