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AavantiBio Launches With $107 Million Series A Financing

A premier syndicate of life sciences investors including Perceptive Advisors, Bain Capital Life Sciences, and RA Capital Management, together with Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., announced a $107 million Series A financing to create AavantiBio, a gene therapy company focused on transforming the lives of patients with rare genetic diseases. The private…

A beacon of hope

Barry Byrne, M.D., Ph.D., receives “See The Light” Award from the Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation…

Celebrating Physician Assistants #PAweek

Every year from October 6 through 12, we celebrate National Physician Assistant Week. Thank you to all of our Physicians Assistants in the Department of Pediatrics for all you do for our patients every day. Here is a video created by the UF PA Program. Watch the video…

Physicians: Share 3 keys for kids wrestling with remote learning

A recent JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint essay acknowledges that while teachers deserve high praise for their response to the pandemic and shifted to online learning, “the educational outcomes were unsatisfying, families were burdened, and most are hesitant to repeat the same format.”…