Doctors say young children who have experienced trauma from neglect, abuse or violence may cry excessively or have problems sleeping or eating.

A University of North Florida chemistry professor wants scientists to work smarter, not harder.

He says it’s a matter of collecting data that already exists and organizing it in a way that’s easy to find, search through and understand.

Florida's Community Health Centers were given $5,504,658 in federal Quality Improvement grant awards - a 16.8 percent increase from last year.

Grant Funds UF Research On Pediatric Brain Tumors

Mar 30, 2016

A $1 million grant is boosting brain tumor research at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

The grant awarded last week by the Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation will fund a four-year research project studying an improved immunotherapy treatment for pediatric brain tumors.

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Federal health officials have awarded more than $5 million in grants to 10 health centers in Florida to serve newly insured patients under the Affordable Care Act.

The grants are expected to serve about 46,000 patients, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The “Access Point” grants are going to:

Banyan Community Health Center, Inc.                 Miami                   $703,602

A medical research center with a campus near Orlando says it has received its largest gift ever, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, with locations in California and Florida, has received an anonymous gift of $275 million.

The grant will be used to develop treatments for diseases such as obesity, diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s.
The research center at Lake Nona got state and local tax incentives of $310 million when it opened in 2009; those funds run out in 2016.

Is it possible to slow down the aging process and feel healthier as you get older? The Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter is hoping to find out. Scripps Florida has been awarded a $10.6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. Scripps scored well in a peer review process to receive the grant.

The National Institutes of Health has approved a $7-million, five-year grant to Mayo Clinic Jacksonville to boost its study on Parkinson’s disease, according to the Florida Times-Union.