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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

UF researchers warn against overuse of cardiac stress tests

September 12, 2014

UF physicians take a closer look at cardiac stress tests to find out whether some patients actually need them.

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Triple Negative Breast Cancer Research Grant

Oct 3rd, 2014

Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) – defined as estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor and human epidermal growth factor receptor type 2 (HER2) negativity – is heterogeneous with respect to biology, prognosis […]

West African Ebola Epidemic panel discussion

Oct 3rd, 2014

With the confirmation of Ebola cases in the United States, many are now concerned about the global ramifications of the West African Ebola epidemic. On Wednesday, October 8 at 5:30 […]

NIH is cleaning house to improve lab safety. Are you?

Sep 26th, 2014

Sally Rockey, Francis Collins, Lawrence Tabak, and Amy Patterson writing for Rock Talk, NIH’s Office of Extramural Research blog: As you may know from recent news reports, there have been […]