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...

M.D. Student Receives National Recognition For Writing

Published: 11/24/2014

UCF medical student Aryan Sarparast is the runner-up for this year’s Richard Selzer Prize for literary writing in medicine for his essay on “Imposter Syndrome” as a physician-in-training. He also... Read More

Jazz On A Green Draws 1,000-Plus

Published: 11/17/2014

More than 1,000 music fans enjoyed a national singing star and a UCF big band on Saturday, November 15 for Jazz On A Green on the College of Medicine’s Tavistock... Read More

Please Give This Holiday Season

Published: 11/17/2014

The College of Medicine is collecting food and toys for several causes this holiday season and we hope you will participate. Collection drives end November 21.  The student Arts 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.