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…

Heart Walk Raises Over $1 Million At...

Published: 09/08/2014

More than 20,000 walkers gathered at the UCF main campus September 6 and so far raised more than $1 million to combat heart disease, the leading cause of death for... Read More

Trimming The Fat: A Conversation On Healthy...

Published: 08/26/2014

With so many oils on the market, it’s hard for consumers to know which is best in terms of heart health and nutritional value. The College of Medicine’s internationally known... Read More

“Who We Are” Campaign Celebrates Diversity, Inclusion

Published: 08/25/2014

In an effort to celebrate the College of Medicine’s diverse and inclusionary values, the medical school has begun a “Who We Are” campaign highlighting faculty, staff and students. “Who We... 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.