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The Wertheim UF Scripps Institute is a uniquely special institution, where state-of-the-art tools of drug discovery are available to bold thinkers willing to cross disciplines and attempt the seemingly impossible. When you make a gift to the institute, you support science, and the quest for a healthier future.


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Welcome to The Wertheim UF Scripps Institute!

Your support of research that explores human health and disease has great reach thanks to the integration of The Wertheim UF Scripps Institute with UF Health, the university's academic health science center. The values and ideals of superior research and education that you hold in high regard are ones that we share. Together, we can dramatically influence and shape vital medical research and education for the state of Florida and beyond. We are thrilled to be your partner and look forward to engaging with you. Thank you for your continued generosity as we forge a new path in research and education. — David R. Nelson, M.D., Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Florida, and President, UF Health


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Joe Mandernach

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