Discovering to Deliver
Research interests in the UF Department of Surgery are diverse. Our faculty, residents and fellows are conducting translational research and research to assess and improve outcomes. The department has multiple areas of investigation, including hepatobiliary and transplantation, inflammation biology and surgical science, vascular biology, and stem cell science and regenerative medicine. The department currently has more than $15 million in research awards and grants, of which more than $12 million is funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Drs. Moldawer, Efron and team receive RM1 award for dysfunctional myelopoiesis
Lyle Moldawer, Ph.D., Philip A. Efron, M.D., and multidisciplinary collaborators Michael Kladde, Ph.D., and Laurence Morel, Ph.D., have received an RM1 award to study dysfunctional myelopoiesis and myeloid-derived suppressor cells in the pathobiology of sepsis. The funding will stretch over a period of five years with an annual total award of $1.58-1.68 million.
Patient care and research go hand in hand. Our faculty, residents and fellows at the UF Health Department of Surgery explore diverse research interests to create multidisciplinary projects and innovative surgical techniques to assess and improve patient safety, well-being, and outcomes.
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