About the Burnett School

The mission of the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences (BSBS) is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate programs in the biomedical sciences and build excellent research programs focused on cancer and cardiovascular, neurological, and infectious diseases.  Our faculty are working to take science discoveries from the bench to the bedside.  In addition to conducting cutting edge research in biomedicine with potential application to curing major diseases, the School is committed to helping to develop a technology-based industry in Florida.  Read More…

Med School Does ALS Ice Bucket “WAVE”

Published: 08/22/2014

More than 100 UCF College of Medicine students, faculty and staff members did a giant Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS “WAVE” on the Tavistock Green Friday, led by Dr. Deborah... Read More

We’ve Been Challenged

Published: 08/21/2014

On Thursday night, August 21, the College of Medicine’s new Internal Medicine residents doused themselves with ice water on the Tavistock Green and issued an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to... Read More

Burnett School Welcomes 37 New Grad Students

Published: 08/15/2014

The Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences welcomed 37 new graduate students this week who are starting masters and Ph.D. programs — from as far away as India as well as... Read More

Just Published

See what Burnett School Faculty and Researchers have been recently publishing in the world of science and medicine.  These publications are found in high-impact journals and other sources.


Focus Areas

At UCF, biomedical researchers are advancing our understanding of human disease and developing innovative methods of treatment.

Featured Fellowship

The Chatlos Doctoral Fellowship in Biomedical Sciences will be available to the most highly qualified applicants to our PhD program in Biomedical Sciences in the fields of infectious diseases, cancer, cardiovascular diseases or neurodegenerative diseases.

Give to BSBS

Private support is critical to achieving ever higher levels of academic excellence: from the facilities and resources for our faculty and students to the professorships and fellowships needed to recruit the best and brightest minds to our programs.