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Mission Statement

The Office of Research Affairs works in tandem with the College of Medicine faculty, research leadership, and central University research administration. In doing so we wish to lead the development of the strategic vision and work a plan for the implementation of that strategic vision for research programs. Our goal is to diversify our research-funding portfolio and make it more sustainable.

We work to identify funding opportunities and cultivate research opportunities. We also identify and interpret sponsor guidelines, regulations, and specific procedures to enable and facilitate new extra extramural proposals. We will provide administrative support to facilitate collaborative research and large-scale interdisciplinary research opportunities.

Our office provides support for sponsored research development and success. We hope to foster research excellence and improve the environment for basic, translational and clinical sciences. We wish to facilitate the research that will ultimately lead to advances in health care outcomes.

UF College of Medicine Research

UF College of Medicine researchers are housed in departments and centers & institutes.

COM Research News

Risky business: Research could improve understanding of risky behavior, addiction

April 17, 2014

Do you go out on a limb for a risky reward? Find out how UF researchers are tying that impulse to addiction, anorexia, AHDH and more.

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NIH and AHRQ Announce Updated Policy for Application Submission

Apr 17th, 2014

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announce a change in policy on application submissions. Effective immediately, for application due dates after […]

The National Ataxia Foundation FOA

Apr 17th, 2014

The NAF is committed to funding the best science relevant to hereditary and sporadic types of ataxia in both basic and translational research. Funding for Ataxia-Telangiectasia research proposals will receive […]

PNAS: Rescuing US biomedical research from its systemic flaws

Apr 16th, 2014

The long-held but erroneous assumption of never-ending rapid growth in biomedical science has created an unsustainable hypercompetitive system that is discouraging even the most outstanding prospective students from entering our […]