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Ridding the World of Bad Blood

Three pediatric researchers, Drs. Zolotukhin, Srivastava, and Herzog are supported by a number of grants from NIH and Bayer Healthcare, totaling more than $6 million. And the researchers are having no problem putting the money to good use. Their current research efforts is devoted to developing and testing gene…

Taking The Sting Out of Cancer

Dr. William Slayton, Division Chief and Associate Chair of Hematology/Oncology has been working for years to reduce the pain of pediatric leukemia. First, as a researcher Dr. Slayton is working with a team to produce a drug that more accurately targets leukemia cells thus reducing the damage to non-cancerous…

Grant Funded Medical Miracles: Mike Stanzione

When first diagnosed with Pompe disease five years ago, the news was dismal. With muscles growing more and more dysfunctional, doctors in Saddle Brook, NJ told Mike he would never leave the hospital. He would certainly never breathe without a ventilator again. But with one call to Dr. Barry…

Breathing Free Again

UF performs first diaphragm pacing surgery on a patient with Pompe disease

Forever Changed by Type 1

Annalise Mozer remembers the exact date when her life changed forever. It was March 10, 2010, and she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 11.