NSU TRED Research Brief FY2017

3301 College Avenue Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796 (954) 262-7509 • nova.edu/tred Nova Southeastern University admits students of any race, color, sexual orientation, and national or ethnic origin. n Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, doctorate, and professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Nova Southeastern University. Researchers across the university and throughout the world now have access to state-of-the-art core facilities with the highest- quality scientific equipment and expert staff to support cutting- edge research. With the enrollment of a brand-new class for our new Allopathic Medical School in 2018, NSU will be the only university in the Southeastern United States and the first in Florida to house both an osteopathic medical school and an allopathic medical school. Imagine the opportunities for world-class and life-altering research. Basic, applied, clinical, and commercial research are all essential fundamentals to enhance the student’s education experience, attract highly qualified faculty, grow the clinical practice, and translate research for the good of the public. NSU continues to expand its research vision with the addition of new faculty researchers, the implementation of policies designed to improve the research infrastructure at the university, and new academic and industry collaborations. By sharing ideas, pooling resources, and collaborating on findings that promote innovative research, Nova Southeastern University and its partners create real-world change for the benefit of the public. Education, research, public service, and patient care are, and will continue to be, cornerstones of our university. “ Imagination, innovation, and dedication have resulted in extraordinary research initiatives. ” Research by faculty members and students is intertwined in everything that we do to attract high-quality students and faculty, educate our students, take better care of our patients, and serve the public. I am confident that 2018 will prove to be a year of numerous research achievements impacting the greater good at NSU and extending beyond our borders. Sincerely, H. Thomas Temple, M.D. Senior Vice President Translational Research and Economic Development I am pleased to report our research capacity is growing. NSU’s pursuit of sponsored funding is going strong and trending upward. We have new research, significant collaborations, and innovative principal investigators, not to mention the upcoming HCA hospital soon to be a reality on our campus. We are making strategic efforts to pursue cross- and multidisciplinary research. Collaboration and translational research are essential characteristics of our plan for the future. This year has been one of great progress, as the 215,000-square-foot, $100 million Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) is now a reality housing several research institutes. SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE