Friends for life

Navigating the teen years is complicated enough without dealing with a severe illness. UF’s Streetlight programs gives teens and young adults being treated at Shands at UF the one thing their doctors and nurses cannot — friends who get it.

March 2011

Following her heart

Former missionary Lisa Strickland plans to put her nursing degree to use in Africa.

The pioneer

Shahla Masood has been bringing experts from all facets of breast cancer care together since 1995.

Our wiggliest ancestors

Meet your creepy-crawly cousin. A new UF discovery highlights the human-worm relationship.

Too much blood?

A potential new drug could halt blood overproduction, a problem that can lead to life-threatening diseases.