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...

Waging A Collective War On Neurofibromatosis

Published: 04/20/2015

Katherin has spent more than half her life fighting Schwannomatosis, a disease that causes tumors to grow on her peripheral nerves, causing excruciating pain and neurological difficulties. At age 33,... Read More

Four College Of Medicine Students Inducted Into...

Published: 04/14/2015

Three undergraduates in the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences and a fourth-year M.D. student were recently inducted into UCF’s Order of Pegasus, the university’s highest student honor. Nineteen students were... Read More

Middle School Students Get Excited About Science

Published: 04/10/2015

Scientific research became real to 43 curious middle school students April 7 as they compared tumors with healthy tissues, discovered the array of colors in black permanent ink and were inspired... Read More

Dr. Singla Honored With Cardiovascular Fellowship, Oration...

Published: 04/03/2015

Dr. Dinender Singla, professor in the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a fellowship by the Cardiovascular Section of the American Physiological Society (APS) in recognition of his... Read More

Founders’ Day 2015 Honorees

Published: 04/03/2015

The College of Medicine’s best and brightest faculty and a biomedical sciences student who wants to be an M.D.-Ph.D. were honored April 1 during UCF’s annual Founders’ Day Honors Convocation.... 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.