uf department of surgery

Research Opportunities

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Research interests in the 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.