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…

Dr. Siddiqi Earns $1.27 Million NIH Grant

Published: 07/28/2014

The National Institutes of Health has awarded assistant professor Dr. Shadab A. Siddiqi of the College of Medicine’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences a grant for $1.27 million to continue... Read More

Pipeline Students Explore Health Careers At Camp

Published: 07/28/2014

Forget the pool or vacation. For more than 60 Orange and Osceola County high school students, there’s no place they’d rather spend summer break than in the science lab. For... Read More

Biomedical Student Gets RNA Training At University...

Published: 07/24/2014

Graduate student Philip Adams returns to the College of Medicine’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences fresh from two months working at the University of Vienna, Austria where he trained in... 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.