Centers & Institutes

1Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

The 1Florida ADRC is a consortium of Florida institutions — Mount Sinai Medical Center, UF, FAU, FIU and the University of Miami. Their team evaluates people with and without memory disorders and other thinking problems for diagnosis and participation in research studies. Under the supervision of the FDA, they test new medicines to research their effectiveness on Alzheimer’s disease.

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Center for Addiction Research & Education (CARE)

Addiction and related disorders represent a significant threat to individuals, families and their communities. It is only through the collaborative efforts of diverse programmatic research that we can understand the contributing processes and define more effective prevention, intervention and recovery programs.

SJN

Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory Clinical (CAM)

The CAM’s mission is to conduct interdisciplinary clinical neuroscience and translational research on age-associated cognitive, behavioral and emotional functioning, factors that contribute to impairments and functional decline, and future avenues for intervention.

cognitive aging

Center for NeuroGenetics (CNG)

The CNG integrates molecular, genetic and clinical approaches to define the causes of neurodegenerative disease and develop effective treatment strategies.

Neurogenetics

Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders (COARD)

Over 30 percent of adults and adolescents have experienced an anxiety disorder at some time in their lives. COARD is an interdisciplinary group of researchers and clinicians who conduct clinical and translational research in obsessive compulsive and anxiety disorders.

OCD

Center for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation (CRRR)

The CRRR’s mission is to create a world-renowned program devoted to understanding physiological challenges to respiratory motor control in health and disease, and to translate our knowledge into strategies of respiratory rehabilitation in devastating clinical disorders that compromise breathing.

Respiratory research

Center for Smell and Taste (UFCST)

The UFCST is organized as a University-wide center to coordinate and promote basic and applied research and education in the chemical senses across traditional academic boundaries. The UFCST applies this broad knowledge base to create a unique opportunity to advance discovery, application, and education in the chemical senses that can serve the state, the Southeast, and the nation.

Smell-and-taste

Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)

The CTRND is a multi-disciplinary research center focused on the discovery, development and evaluation of future treatments and diagnostics for degenerative central nervous system conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, Parkinson’s disease and stroke.

CTRND

Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

The mission of the CTSI is to improve human health by accelerating the translation of scientific discoveries and the implementation of evidence-based best practices for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and cure of human disease.

CTSI Biorepository

Genetics Institute (UFGI)

The primary research mission of the UFGI is to promote and enhance interactive genetics research across the UF campus. The UFGI is built on a foundation of outstanding genetics research programs already in existence across UF in such diverse fields as medicine, agriculture, chemistry and engineering.

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Institute on Aging

The mission of the Institute on Aging is to improve the health, independence and quality of life of older adults by means of interdisciplinary teams in the areas of research, education and health care.

Aging

Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases

The Fixel Institute is home to scientists and clinicians working on neurological disorders that afflict millions of people across the globe. These conditions include Parkinson’s, dystonia and other movement disorders, Alzheimer’s and dementias, concussion, TBI and neuromuscular disorders like ALS.

Fixel institute

Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy

The Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center is the hub for some of the brightest minds in the fields of neuro-oncology, neurosurgery and radiation oncology. Leading researchers and their teams collaborate with physicians who have dedicated their entire careers to finding a cure for brain cancer.

Dr. Mitchell & Team

UF Health Cancer Center (UFHCC)

The mission of the UFHCC is to prevent, detect, treat and ultimately cure cancer while addressing the unique challenges of the cancer burden faced by the population we serve.

Cancer Center