Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine Receives $200 Million Gift

Mayo Clinic has announced a gift of $200 million from Jay Alix, noted philanthropist of Birmingham, Michigan, and founder of the firm, AlixPartners. The endowment gift, the largest ever to Mayo Clinic, is designated to Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. It recognizes the importance of educating the next generation of physicians who will carry on Mayo’s tradition of solving the most serious and complex medical challenges – one patient at a time. ..

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Thursday, October 25, 2018
UF Awarded Grant to Establish a Cancer Health Equity Center

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $16 million grant to establish a cancer health equity center at the University of Florida (UF) and partner institutions. The Florida-California Cancer Research, Education and Engagement, or CaRE2, Health Equity Center will be an interdisciplinary, intercollegiate effort involving researchers from UF, Florida A&M University and the University of Southern California. ..

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Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Chemistry Professor Awarded NSF Grant to Improve Data Science Framework

Dr. Stuart Chalk, a University of North Florida chemistry professor, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to test and improve upon his data science framework, SciData, which will help make the integration of scientific data more efficient for researchers. The $600,000 NSF grant will focus on linking chemical data to health, pharmacology and toxicology data from a variety of sources and organizing it in a way that both people, as well as computers, can understand and search the data. ..

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
$3 Million NIH Grant Will Fund Genetic Hearing Loss Research

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology received a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fund research related to biological treatments and clinical diagnosis of patients with hearing loss. ..

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Pheronym Awarded $500,000 Multi-Institutional Grant by USDA

Pheronym, a bio-ag-tech pest control company based in Alachua, Florida, and Davis, California, has been awarded a $500,000 USDA multi-institutional research grant to further develop its breakthrough pesticide-free pest control technology. ..

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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
FAMU Awarded $4.9 Million Grant to Promote Research Excellence in Novel Materials, Devices and Additive Manufacturing

Professors at Florida A&M University (FAMU) and the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering have garnered a prestigious Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology grant from the National Science Foundation. Funds will support the Center for Complex Materials Design for Multidimensional Additive Processing ..

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
UF Smashes Research Awards Record with $837.6 Million in Fiscal Year 2018

The University of Florida (UF) received a record $837.6 million in research funding in fiscal year 2018, surpassing the previous record set in fiscal year 2016 by $113.6 million, or nearly 16 percent. This significant increase was largely due to increased funding from the federal government, reaching a record high of $560.6 million, a nearly 23 percent increase over last year. ..

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Monday, July 16, 2018
Florida Tech’s Perez Awarded $750,000 Grant for Solar Research

Jean Carlos Perez, an assistant professor of physics and space sciences at Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech), has been awarded a five-year, nearly $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER program. One of the agency’s most competitive awards, the grant will fund Perez’s work on the theoretical understanding of solar wind turbulence near the Sun – a topic that will be in the spotlight soon with the Parker Solar Probe mission to be launched from Kennedy Space Center in August. ..

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Study Aims to Help Children with Speech Disorders Communicate Using Mobile Apps

Researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and the University of Mexico have been awarded a $2.7 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how technology can potentially boost language therapy for children with severe speech disorders, including those with cerebral palsy (CP).  The researchers will investigate the level of instruction needed for children with speech disorders to be able to effectively learn how to use already-existing apps that assist users in speaking. ..

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Thursday, May 17, 2018
UCF RESTORES Clinic Receives $10 Million Grant to Treat PTSD at Three Armed-Services Installations

UCF’s cutting-edge RESTORES clinic, which helps people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, has been awarded a $10 million grant to expand its work.  ..

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