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Congratulations to Hassan Ashraf and James Fleming!

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. Goodman Trust Award for their research posters based on their projects…

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Baylis!

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 on Hypertension Meeting held by the American Heart Association. The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented each year to an individual…

Welcome to new faculty members!

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 Abdel Alli, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor…

Congratulations to Dr. Sayeski!

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 of Florida College of Medicine recognizes his excellence in education of graduate and professional students at UF’s Academic Health Center.

Congratulations to Douglas Bennion!

Douglas Bennion, an MD/PhD candidate in the laboratory of Dr. Colin Sumners, was selected along with twelve other students to represent the University of Florida at the second annual Florida Statewide Graduate Student Research Symposium in Orlando, FL.

Congratulations to Monica Santisteban!

Monica Santisteban, a doctoral candidate in our department, has received the Steven M. Horvath Professional Opportunity Award.  This is an abstract-based award granted by the Education Office of the American Physiological Society to two ethnic or racial minority graduate students or postdoctoral fellows. Monica was also selected to chair the…

Dr. Raizada wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Mohan K. Raizada has been chosen as the winner of a Life Time Achievement Award by the faculty of the University of Florida College of Medicine.  This was awarded by the Faculty Council in light of Dr. Raizada’s dedication, devotion, and superior service to the College of Medicine, which…

Pregnancy Study Invites Participants

Title of Research Study:  “Corpus Luteal Contribution to Maternal Pregnancy Physiology and Outcomes in ART.” Purpose of Study: To study the role of the corpus luteum in pregnancy and how the heart, blood vessels, and kidneys work before, during and after pregnancy in those conceived spontaneously and those conceived with assisted…

Dr. Sung Park wins a Physiological Genomics Research Award

Dr. Sung Park won a Physiological Genomics Research award at the most recent Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego, CA. Her talk was on the role of Jak2 tyrosine kinase in ectoderm physiology and pathogenesis. She works in the laboratory of Dr. Peter Sayeski.

Undergraduate Medical Physiology (BMS 3521)

We are pleased to announce the offering of Human Physiology in Translation (BMS 3521), a medical physiology course specifically designed for undergraduate students who wish to learn and comprehend important functions of the human body. With an emphasis on physiology, pathology, and subsequent treatments, this course will provide students with exceptional…