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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

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Cardiology fellows shine in national Jeopardy-style competition

3/23/2017

Two cardiology fellows at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville were part of a team recognized for its bro... [full story]

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Faith fuels patient's fight against breast cancer

10/24/2016

Virginia Palmer is thankful. She lives each day with deep gratitude that only comes from being pushed to the edge and not giving up. &l... [full story]

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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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Women’s hearts really are more sensitive

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]

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