Research Resources

From Inception to Implementation to Publication/Presentation

Pediatric Research Hub

PoRCH, or the Pediatric Research Hub, is a research mentoring and coaching team that aims to increase the academic output of pediatric faculty, fellows and residents in the Department of Pediatrics.

Two researchers review papers in a lab

Our Research

Research Topics

Search through the many different research topics that are being expolred by our researchers.

Reearch Labs

Visit and learn more about the research taking place in our labs.


Explore our research facilities and learn more about the reacher taking place.



Barry Byrne, M.D., Ph.D.

Faculty in the Department of Pediatrics are the main drivers for pediatric research, teaching and service in the College of Medicine at the University of Florida. We are also joined by faculty in many other departments and colleges in research studies with high impact on the health of infants, children and adolescents.

Barry Byrne, M.D., Ph.D.

Pediatric News

2019 Pediatric Progress Report

Welcome to the University of Florida Health 2019 Pediatric Progress Report, which we call Destination UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

Two-Factor Authentication Deadline Coming Soon!

By summer 2020, UF will require everyone to use two-factor authentication!

For pregnant women, access to recommended vaccinations varies with health coverage

For pregnant women, getting vaccinated helps to keep themselves and their unborn or newborn child safe. But there can be barriers to receiving vaccines, such as a lack of insurance…

University of Florida Health researchers find “switch” that lets common, cancer-causing virus replicate

Many viruses are master manipulators, hijacking cellular functions to propagate, spread and avoid eliminati on by their hosts’ immune system. Now, University of Florida researcher Sumita Bhaduri-McIntosh, M.D., Ph.D., and her graduate studenter…