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About Research Affairs

Research Center

A state-of-the-art 16,000 square foot research facility was opened in 2007 on the Jacksonville campus. The opening of the research laboratory facility resulted in support for additional research scientist faculty engaged in basic and translational research programs.

External Research Funding

The University of Florida Health Science Center – Jacksonville received $26.4 million in external research funding during the 2011-2012 fiscal year and funded 212 projects during this time. Over the last seven years, the external research funding at UFHSCJ has increased over 350 percent.

Internal Research Funding

The Health Science Center – Jacksonville Dean's Office offers two internal grant competitions annually, one for Jacksonville faculty, and the other for Jacksonville residents and fellows.

Research Day

In the spirit of academic and scientific collaboration, the Office of Research Affairs sponsors the University of Florida Health Science Center – Jacksonville annual Research Day event. Research Day includes selected platform presentations, poster viewing, guest speakers, and awards presentation.

Research Support Services in Jacksonville

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville offers on-campus biostatistical consulting and research support services to faculty, residents, fellows and other researchers. These biostatistical services are located in the Center for Health Equity and Quality Research (CHEQR).

As a service to faculty members, staff and employees of the Health Science Center – Jacksonville, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) provides guidance and assistance in preparing proposed projects that involve human subjects in research. The IRB also reviews and grants approval in accordance with the Federal Regulations governing human subject research.

The Jacksonville IRB currently oversees over 550* active studies.

* Numbers do not include studies submitted to the Western Institutional Review Board (IRB-04)

Meeting Schedule & Submission Deadlines

Note: All submissions for IRB review require a single electronic copy of all documents to be emailed and a single (signed) original hardcopy be provided to the IRB office. The IRB cannot log in the submission until the paper copy is received.

Resources

News & Announcements

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Groundbreaking stem cell research could treat deadly diseases

9/14/2017

Functional fat cells may play a role in regenerative medicine. What if liposuction could undo the damage caused by degenerative condit... [full story]

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UF COMJ researchers part of $2.1 million award to study weight loss interventions in primary care settings

9/7/2017

Funds awarded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Researchers at the University of Florida College of Medicine –... [full story]

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COMJ faculty mourn loss of esteemed colleague

7/21/2017

Robert Wears, MD, PhD, was regarded as an expert in patient safety As faculty members toggle grief and shock over the death of Robert... [full story]

Upcoming Events

Nov 28

IRB Meeting

From 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM

Dec 12

IRB Meeting

From 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM