About

Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance

As institutions funded through the state's Florida Consortium of National Cancer Institute Centers Program, the state’s three academic cancer centers —the University of Florida Health Cancer Center, the Moffitt Cancer Center, and the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center — comprise the Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance.

Directors

The Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance co-directors provide executive-level coordination for the alliance, fostering trans-state research collaborations to promote excellence in cancer research for Florida’s residents.

SYLVESTER COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER

Stephen D. Nimer, M.D.

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Partner Institutions

The alliance encourages and promotes collaborative research conducted by researchers at its partnering institutions — the UF Health Cancer Center, Moffitt Cancer Center and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. It also supports workshops and meetings to encourage the exchange of information and networking among researchers.

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Mission

The mission of the Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance is to expedite innovation in the area of cancer research throughout the State of Florida and maximize state investments in biomedical technology and research.

Goals

  • Support broadly based, multidisciplinary research programs with well-defined major objectives or themes;
  • Create synergies and collaborations between UF, UM and Moffitt cancer researchers;
  • Stimulate applications for future program-type federal or national extramural funding;
  • Address research questions that can only be accomplished through collaborations, networks and consortia.
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