Paul Okunieff Awarded Florida Space Institute Grant

Dr. Paul Okunieff, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, was awarded a grant by the Florida Space Institute (FSI) for his project titled, “Measurement of Individual Carcinogenesis Risk after Solar or Cosmic Radiation Exposure.”

The Florida Space Institute aims to support space research, development, and education activities within the University of Central Florida and other FSI member institutions in Florida. To learn more about the FSI, click here.

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