Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., elected to Association of American Physicians

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., has been elected to the Association of American Physicians, an honor recognizing outstanding credentials in basic or translational biomedical research. Founded in 1885 and dedicated to the advancement of scientific and practical medicine, the AAP includes among its honorees Nobel laureates and members of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine.


Poet laureate and citizen scientist combines art and health

E. Stanley Richardson, a celebrated artist and University of Florida Cancer Center citizen scientist, found a unique way to fight cancer through community-based poetry. The first Poet Laureate for Alachua County, Richardson recently directed a poetry festival in Gainesville that included recruitment for cancer screenings.


UF researchers develop new CRISPR-based tool for cancer diagnosis

A team of University of Florida researchers has developed a promising new CRISPR-powered method for noninvasive blood tests that could help clinicians diagnose cancer at earlier stages.

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Leveraging artificial intelligence to improve patient safety and care quality

Patrick Tighe, M.D., M.S., a member of the UF Health Cancer Center, is the associate dean for AI application and innovation at the UF College of Medicine and the project champion for the AI-QI initiative under the college’s strategic plan. In a Q&A, Tighe discussed these groundbreaking AI-QI programs and how they can help physicians enhance quality in health care.


CTSI hosts Learning Health Systems Research Day

Last month, the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute hosted its first LHS Research Day, an event dedicated to showcasing the latest in Learning Health Systems, research across the University of Florida and its Academic Health Center.