UF Health Cancer Center funds five collaborative studies with The Wertheim UF Scripps Institute

Five teams of cancer researchers have received UF Health Cancer Center pilot funding for collaborative projects that harness the strengths of the University of Florida with The Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Florida Institute for Biomedical Innovation and Technology.  

The inaugural pilot program pairs investigators across disciplines with the goal of generating preliminary data for future cancer-focused grant applications. The program builds on the UF Health Cancer Center’s deepening collaborations with researchers at The Wertheim UF Scripps Institute. Last fall, the center expanded its research programs, creating a Cancer Targeting and Therapeutics research program that leverages leading-edge technology such as robot-assisted drug discovery to complement pharmacogenomics research at UF. 

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