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Research

Image: Medical person looking at monitor.The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Division of Cardiology is committed to fostering faculty and fellow research. The division's research can be broken down into three categories - clinical, basic science and cardiovascular imaging.

Clinical research includes sponsored and faculty initiated clinical trials. UF physicians are currently involved in the development of new treatment modalities for heart failure and novel electrophysiology techniques, as well as intramyocardial delivery of gene and stem cell therapy to promote myogenesis and angiogenesis, to name a few.

Basic science research is occurring in the areas of platelet function and progenitor cells.

For details about individual faculty research interests, please view their bios on the faculty page.

News & Announcements

Saving a lifesaver

3/10/2015

Dr. Joseph Tepas’ life changed the day he walked into Katie Caples’ hospital room. The 17-year-old looked like the pediatr... [full story]

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3/9/2015

It sounds like a stereotype when someone says women’s hearts are more sensitive than men’s, but science is proving it&rsquo... [full story]

Getting to know our nurses: Tara Balsamo

3/4/2015

Name: Tara Balsamo, MSN, RN, CCRN, TraumaOne UF Health: When did you realize you wanted to become a nurse and why? Balsamo: In... [full story]

Pain management team uses little-known technique to ease chronic pain

10/7/2014

Rahim Mohamad endured an excruciating pain in his neck for four very long years. It gave him migraine headaches, kept him awake at nig... [full story]

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