March 31, 2015

Biotech

Medical City Is Changing Florida's DNA

Orlando's medical cluster is a big step toward critical mass for the state's biotech initiative.

Mark R. Howard | 10/1/2009
« Return to "Medical City Is Changing Florida's DNA"

University of Florida Academic and Research Center (planned)

Cost: $61 million

Size: 100,000 square feet

Staff: 120, serving 200 students

Notable: The center will house a Comprehensive Drug Development Center, including a Ph.D. program; a College of Pharmacy that will move from Apopka; and 15 biomedical research laboratories.

« Return to "Medical City Is Changing Florida's DNA"


M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Institute (opening this year)

Size: The institute will move to 30,000 square feet on the fifth floor of UCF’s Burnett School building (photo above), paying the university $2.5 million to occupy space for up to five years as M. D. Anderson Orlando plans and builds a freestanding research facility at Medical City. The institute includes 25 researchers and could triple in size after the freestanding facility is constructed.
[Photo: Jeffrey Camp]

Tags: Central, Healthcare

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Pythons on the Prowl
Pythons on the Prowl

University of Florida biologist Robert McCleery tells the Today Show about the impact of Burmese Python predation on Marsh Rabbits in the Everglades.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Do you support the U.S. entering a nuclear deal with Iran?

  • Yes - Iran is only seeking energy
  • Yes - I don't trust Iran, but a deal is preferable to more involved middle-east intervention
  • No - keep or expand the sanctions; if Iran walks, it's on them...
  • No - We need an immediate, direct, military solution to settle this

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe