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Low oxygen leads to fetal brain bacteria in animal model, UF Health researchers find

Published: August 29th, 2017

One of the most common forms of stress for a fetus is being oxygen-deprived. Now, University of Florida researchers have studied an animal model and found that reducing oxygen for […]

Congratulations to Lance Riley!

Published: May 26th, 2017

Lance Riley, a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Karyn Esser, has been awarded an F31 fellowship by the National Institutes of Health. Lance’s research area involves circadian rhythms, […]

Congratulations to Dr. Wood!

Published: April 12th, 2017

Dr. Charles E. Wood, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, has been named one of the College of Medicine’s 2016-17 University Term Professors.  The […]

Dr. Sumners Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award

Published: March 9th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Colin Sumners who was named a 2017 recipient of the College of Medicine’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  Dr. Sumners has held a faculty position in the College of […]

Congratulations to Raizada Lab for Recent Awards

Published: October 3rd, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Mohan Raizada and members of his research group, who have won several awards in September: Council on Hypertension Scientific Session- 2016; September 14-17, Orlando, FL Colleen Jeffery: […]

Dr. Kirk Conrad appointed Cade Professor of Physiology

Published: July 7th, 2016

Congratulations to Kirk P. Conrad, MD, who has been appointed the J. Robert and Mary Cade Professor of Physiology, an endowed chair in the Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, […]

Award recipients

Congratulations to Hassan Ashraf and James Fleming!

Published: May 3rd, 2016

At the College of Medicine’s Celebration of Research Poster Event this spring, Hassan Ashraf and James Fleming (both medical students in the Class of 2018) each received a Lawrence M. […]

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Baylis!

Published: September 11th, 2015

Chris Baylis, PhD, Professor and Director of the UF Hypertension Center, has received the Irvine Page-Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented this month at the Council […]

Welcome to new faculty members!

Published: September 11th, 2015

Our department is pleased to welcome three new faculty members: Karyn Esser, PhD, Professor and Assistant Program Director of the Institute of Myology Jaya P. Kolli, MD, Lecturer in Physiology […]

Congratulations to Dr. Sayeski!

Published: May 26th, 2015

The Basic Science Teacher of the Year award for 2015 has been given to Peter P. Sayeski, Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Functional Genomics.   This award from the University […]