UCF clinical faculty are partnering with basic scientists in researching conditions ranging from Crohn’s disease to the impacts of diet on cardiac and rheumatic disease.

Other investigators are identifying better ways to protect individuals from the Zika virus and how to use pig kidneys to grow new human organs for patients suffering from kidney failure or diabetes. Others are investigating better ways to provide clinical care, including group appointments, behavioral therapies in the clinic and the use of nontraditional therapies to fight pain..