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

Patients experience “a whole new world” after weight loss surgery

9/8/2014

Imagine waiting in line for hours to take your kids on a theme park ride, only to be kicked off because you’re too heavy. Imagin... [full story]

Nine College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty members promoted

6/19/2014

Nine faculty members at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville have received promotions that will take effe... [full story]

Bass’ passions extend beyond cardiology

2/7/2014

Though he’s lived in the South for decades, Ted Bass’ love for New York has never waned. The Long Island native visits his... [full story]

UF endocrinologist co-authors article exploring connection between osteoporosis drugs and heart attacks

1/31/2014

Might there be a strong link between heart attacks and medications used to fight osteoporosis? Kent Wehmeier, MD, has co-authored a r... [full story]

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Acute Interstitial Nephritis (AIN)

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Calcineurin Inhibitor Nephrotoxicity

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Nephrology Clinical Case Conference

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Nephrology Clinical Case Conference

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