Centers & Programs

Many of the Department of Pediatrics faculty are active researchers with interests and areas of expertise in most of the main and multiple sub-specialty therapeutic areas. In 2013 departmental Primary Investigators received multiple new awards totaling $14,266,655. These awards for basic science projects, clinical trials and community outreach initiatives are supported by agencies including: Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation, American Heart Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Cancer Society, Amicus Therapeutics, Audentes Therapeutics, Biomarin Pharmaceutical, Cure Duchenne, Eli Lilly and Company, Florida Department of Health, Foundation for Prader-Willi Research, JAEB Center for Health Research, Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Institute Health (NIH), US Department of Defense, Sanofi, Sangamo Biosciences, and Pfizer Inc..

Centers of Excellence

The University of Florida Department of Pediatrics hosts several centers of excellence, which are multidisciplinary clinical care centers that provide expert treatment for common, as well as rare conditions, and lead to new discoveries and improved therapy. Our centers of excellence are multidisciplinary and also include research components. Below is a listing of UF Department of Pediatrics Centers of Excellence.

Pediatrics Clinical Trials

For those patients and families that may be interested in participating in a clinical trial, you can search the UF StudyConnect database to find a study that might be relevant to your situation. Find out more about Pediatrics Clinical Trials.