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Child Health Research Institute
University: University of Florida
Director: Scott A. Rivkees, M.D.
Address: PO Box 100296
Gainesville, FL 32610-0296
Phone: 352-273-9001
Fax: 352-392-0481
E-mail:
URL: under construction
Type: University Institute or Center
Mission: Primary Goal: Translational research-Latest advances in biomedical research into clinical trials in children. Focus Areas: Cutting edge research in genetics, gene therapy, diabetes, transplantation and stem cell therapy. Specific Aims: Complement to ongoing research in Health Sciences Departments and Centers. The Institute will hold a strong alliance to the Shands Children's Hospital for state of art treatment not offered elsewhere in US including highly innovative techniques such as transplantation, investigational gene therapy and/or cell therapy, and novel seizure prediction devices as a highly recognized magnet for patients, particularly those requiring investigative therapies to be positioned for a leading role in higher academic achievement and national recognition realistically hoping to enter the top 10 among American medical schools.

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