Elizabeth Shenkman, Ph.D., was awarded the UF College of Medicine Faculty Council Lifetime Achievement Award! Among her numerous important roles at UF, Dr. Shenkman serves as our Associate Director for Community Outreach + Engagement.
Jiang Bian, Ph.D., and Yi Guo, Ph.D., received a $392,116 grant from the NCI for their study titled, “Optimizing the Population Representativeness of Older Adults in Cancer Trials.”
Yong Zeng, Ph.D.
Yong Zeng, Ph.D., received a $1,403,042 grant from the NCI for his study titled, “Extracellular Vesicle Proteomic Fingerprinting of Ovarian Cancer for Early Detection with a Nanoengineered Microsystem.”
Elias Sayour, M.D., Ph.D.
Elias Sayour, M.D., Ph.D., received a $2,659,044 grant from the NCI for his study titled, “Overcoming the blood-brain barrier with nanoparticle vaccines against gliomas.”
Ryan Thomas, M.D.
Ryan Thomas, M.D., was appointed to lead guest editor for a special issue in the journal Neoplasia focusing on the cancer-microbiome and was appointed to the membership committee of the Society of Surgical Oncology.
Christian Jobin, Ph.D.
Christian Jobin, Ph.D., gave presentations about the microbiome at Moffitt Cancer Center, the University of Pennsylvania, the American Association for Cancer Research, IMKASID, the University of Texas at San Antonio and the Cleveland Digestive Diseases Research Core Center.
Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D.
Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., was an invited faculty at the NCI Training in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer (TIDIRC).
Christian Jobin, Ph.D., and Thomas Schmittgen, Ph.D.
Angelie Rivera-Rodríguez, trainee and UF department of biomedical engineering Ph.D. candidate in the lab of Carlos Rinaldi-Ramos, Ph.D., received a $40,225 NIH/NCI grant for a study titled, “F31: Tracking adoptive T cell therapy using magnetic particle imaging.”
Dietmar W. Siemann, Ph.D.
Dietmar W. Siemann, Ph.D., received an NCI T32 CA257923 for the Team-based Interdisciplinary Cancer Research Training (TICaRT) Program.
Thomas E Read, M.D., FACS, FASCRS
Thomas E Read, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, professor and chief of the division of gastrointestinal surgery at the UF College of Medicine, was elected President of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. (2021-2022).
Cesar Migliorati, D.D.S.
Cesar Migliorati, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., professor in the department of oral and maxillofacial diagnostic sciences, College of Dentistry, was awarded the American Academy of Oral Medicine’s 2020 Samuel Charles Miller Lecture Award recognizing his outstanding contributions in the field of oral medicine.
Lindsey King, Ph.D., was inducted into the Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society. The Delta Omega Honor Society reflects its’ members dedication to increasing the quality of public health while safeguarding and progressing the health of all people. The inductees’ research and scholastic efforts have allowed them to make a lasting impression on the field of public health.
Nurses Week 2021
We ❤️ our hard-working nurses! Patients and staff alike at the UF Health Medical Oncology – Davis Cancer Pavilion adult infusion clinic celebrated Nurses Week 2021 in a timely way — with their face-masks!