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Dance Marathon at Florida State University presented the College of Medicine a check for more than $1 million to benefit children throughout Gadsden and Leon counties.


In Florida, an estimated 17 people die every day from opioid abuse. To combat the issue, Attorney General Ashely Moody and Governor Ron DeSantis have created a new statewide task force. Heather Flynn, professor and vice-chair at the FSU College of Medicine was appointed to the taskforce. She hopes to focus on helping pregnant women who are addicted to opioids--something she says can cause life-long complications for the child. 


The College of Medicine’s ‘What if?’ questions could help Florida communities tackle cancer disparities. Backed by a $800,000 research grant, Florida State University researchers led by George Rust will use big-data analytics to bridge the gaps in cancer diagnosis and treatment.


High plasma aldosterone is an independent risk factor for cardiac mortality, but what is known about the underlying mechanisms linking high levels of aldosterone to cardiac ischemic events? Listen as Donal O’Leary (Wayne State University) interviews lead author Shawn Bender (University of Missouri & Truman VA) and expert Judy Muller-Delp (Florida State University) about the work led by motivated undergraduate Maloree Khan, which tested the hypothesis that increased plasma aldosterone impairs adenosine-mediated coronary vasodilation. 


In the third part of Moving Medicine podcast’s three-part series on physician well-being, John P. Fogarty, M.D., dean of the Florida State University College of Medicine, shares the outpouring of grief following a medical student’s suicide and outlines the FSU Wellness Committee's efforts to create a culture that promotes wellness for students. Listen and subscribe at iTunes or Google Play