Work alongside a distinguished group of researchers in Gene Expression, RNA Processing, DNA replication, Genomics, Gene Therapy, Molecular Basis of Disease, and the Mechanisms of Viral and Bacterial Pathogenesis.

MGM plays a central role in several interdisciplinary research programs in the HSC. Affiliated centers include the UF Genetics Institute, the Powell Gene Therapy Center, the Center for Epigenetics, and the University of Florida Brain Institute.

Genetics News of interest

UF Health researcher awarded $2.5 million to study cell function in neurodegenerative diseases

UF Health researcher awarded $2.5 million to study cell function in neurodegenerative diseases

In the human nervous system, proteins, RNA and other cellular material need a free-flowing molecular highway. But when a “traffic jam” develops, the consequences are severe: One of several...

New gene therapy for inherited eye disorders found effective in animal model

New gene therapy for inherited eye disorders found effective in animal model

A new gene therapy developed by University of Florida Health researchers stops vision loss and improves sight in dogs — a key step toward testing the treatment in people affected by a group of...

New technique could bring earlier diagnoses for muscular dystrophy, ALS and similar disorders

New technique could bring earlier diagnoses for muscular dystrophy, ALS and similar disorders

A new blood test could reveal the genetic roots of muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other disorders caused by the expansion of DNA repeats, potentially helping doctors diagnose...

Researchers find blood pressure drug holds promise for preventing onset of Type 1 diabetes

Researchers find blood pressure drug holds promise for preventing onset of Type 1 diabetes

Researchers working with a University of Florida supercomputer have discovered that a common drug used to control high blood pressure also might help prevent or delay the onset of Type 1 diabetes in...

The Year in Review: Celebrating Our Achievements in 2017, Part 2

The Year in Review: Celebrating Our Achievements in 2017, Part 2

Part 2 of our “Year in Review” focuses on the hospitals, research institutes and centers that are part of the UF Health family:

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