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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.

2015 Celebration of Research

Poster Session & Reception
Monday, February 9, 2015
5:30 - 8:30pm
Stephen C. O'Connell Center
Keynote Speaker
Ennio A. Chiocca, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Institute for Neurosciences
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Friday, February 13, 2015
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Location: C1-015, Communicore Building, HSC
Click here for more information

UF College of Medicine Research

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

COM Research News

New policy analysis website will help researchers uncover links between economic policies and health

January 22, 2015

Researchers from the Institute for Child Health Policy at UF and Temple University are studying how economic policies, such as minimum wage and unemployment compensation, impact health.

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Enrollment Now Open: Kavli Scientist-Writer Workshops at NYU

Jan 23rd, 2015

“The best course I’ve had since college… Scientists sorely need instruction of this kind, whether they try to write for the public or only for their peers. Every department at […]

Update: New Biographical Sketch Format Required for NIH and AHRQ Grant Applications Submitted for Due Dates on or After May 25, 2015

Jan 22nd, 2015

This Notice supersedes NOT-OD-15-024 about the NIH and AHRQ requirement for use of a new biosketch format and provides some latitude in the transition for those who have already been […]



Dec 12th, 2014

Do you use AAV vectors in your research? Have you thought about using AAV vectors in your research? Want to know what others are doing? If so, please join us […]