Engaging in Research

Our physicians and scientists team up to develop innovative approaches to understanding basic biological mechanisms and cultivating new strategies to combat disease. Our researchers are addressing some of the world's most pressing health challenges including neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, healthy aging, opioid addiction, cancer, macular degeneration, autoimmune diseases and HIV/AIDS.

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Research Opportunities

Research opportunities available to learners throughout their medical education.

Training and Regulatory Compliance

Personnel must complete specific training and obtain approvals prior to initiating research.


How to obtain funding to support research activities.

Clinical Research Processes (FAU password protected content)

Steps for conducting clinical research at FAU and affiliated hospitals.

About Research and Other Scholarly Activity

Learn about research with the intent of peer-reviewed publication versus other scholarly activity.

Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431