UF Gets Millions for Research
The University of Florida announced Tuesday it will receive almost $26 million over five years to speed the progress of scientific discoveries into medical advances for patients.
UF joins a prestigious national group of medical research institutions in winning the competitive National Institutes of Health's "Clinical and
Translational Science Award."
UF is the only university in Florida to get the award.
The grant will support research in a wide range of fields such as biomedical informatics, gene therapy, aging, nanotechnology and infectious diseases.
The North Central Florida Community also benefits from the award. Every $5 million in annual research funding leads to about 100 new jobs and $20 million in incremental business activity, according to a news release from the University of Florida.
- Alzheimer's Research Gets Some Big Funding In Florida
- OFR gets Half Million Dollar Grant
- Hawthorne Road Getting $1.8 Million Repair
- UF Researchers HIV Research
- Florida Set to Get Millions in Grants to Help Homeless
- New Grant for Supercomputing Research
- UF Researchers Developing a Prostate Cancer Care and Survival Model
- Government Says UF Cannot Hide Locations of Animal Research Labs
- Florida Universities Want to Remove Animal Researchers' Names From Public Records Requests
- New Cost Effective Bed Bug Trap Developed by UF Research Labs