Press Release

FSU Celebrates $29 Million Grant to Speed Research Discoveries



CONTACT: Doug Carlson, College of Medicine

(850) 645-1255;


Sept. 24, 2019


Florida State University will celebrate a significant National Institutes of Health grant supporting research discoveries that can be translated into new approaches for improving health. The five-year award, funded by the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program, will expand FSU’s partnership with the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute.


The FSU and UF partnership represents one of 50 CTSA hubs nationwide in a network led by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. The partnership with UF brings together scientific strengths of both universities to better serve the health needs of Floridians.


The kickoff celebration will feature remarks by FSU Vice President for Research Gary K. Ostrander, College of Medicine Dean John P. Fogarty and Jeffrey Joyce, the medical school’s senior associate dean for research and graduate programs. Also in attendance will be deans of eight FSU colleges involved in FSU’s successful collaboration to address complex community health challenges.


The celebration will take place:




4 P.M.



1115 W. CALL ST.





Directions to the FSU College of Medicine: From downtown, travel west on Tennessee Street and turn left on Stadium Drive. Parking is available in the parking garage at Stadium Drive and Spirit Way or at the College of Medicine front entrance upon request.