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Division of Research & Graduate Programs

The College of Medicine (CoM) has a strong interdisciplinary research culture that encompasses the spectrum from basic molecular processes to the study of ourselves and how we interact with communities. It is the home for several interdisciplinary translational research centers and institutes, core facilities that support investigators across the university, and hosts the University of Florida-Florida State University Clinical Translational Science Award.

Departmental Research

It has a dynamic research agenda in biomedical sciences for molecular, cellular, developmental biology, behavioral and systems biology and fundamental biochemistry and biophysics. There are robust translational research programs impacting autism, mental health, behavioral sciences and social medicine, geriatrics, family and rural health, among other areas.

CoM Research Expenditures

There has been significant growth in research expenditures over the last 5 years achieving $33 million last fiscal year. Awards for last fiscal year reached $109 million dollars with the majority of funding from the National Institutes of Health.


Research and Grad Funded and Awarded Graphics


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Research Spotlights