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Thomas George, M.D., named Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Thomas George, M.D. Thomas George, M.D., deputy director of the UF Health Cancer Center, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in recognition of his extraordinary volunteer service, engagement, dedication and commitment to ASCO. Recipients are recognized for efforts that benefit ASCO, the…

UF Hematology/Oncology Fellowship named UF GME Program of the Year

The University of Florida Hematology/Oncology Fellowship has been recognized as the UF Graduate Medical Education Program (GME) of the Year. It was selected from among 83 ACGME-accredited programs and nearly 50 non-ACGME-accredited programs offered at the University of Florida.   The Hematology/Oncology Fellowship team from left: Shelby Thompson, Carol Mathew, M.D.,…

Florida Cancer Innovation Fund awards to propel novel UF Health Cancer Center research

Six UF Health Cancer Center researchers have received funding from the Florida Cancer Innovation Fund for research projects that promote cancer innovation, research and lifesaving care for patients in Florida. The projects range from small-molecule drug discovery for novel cancer therapeutics to community outreach efforts for breast cancer screening. “These awards…

Zhijian Qian, Ph.D., honored with UF College of Medicine research award

Zhijian Qian, Ph.D., an accomplished molecular oncologist who holds an endowed professorship in cancer research, has received the UF College of Medicine’s Outstanding Research Scientist Award in Basic or Translational Sciences. Zhijian Qian, Ph.D., with Jonathan D. Licht, M.D., director of the UF Health Cancer Center. Qian, the…

Zhijian Qian earns Pierre Chagnon Professorship

The University of Florida College of Medicine Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine is pleased to announce Dr. Zhijian Qian, PhD, a tenured professor, was appointed the Pierre Chagnon Professorship on Jan. 1, 2022. Dr. Qian joined the division of hematology and oncology in…