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...

Health Leaders Discover Career Possibilities

Published: 07/27/2015

For nearly 60 Orange and Osceola County high school students who share the dream of working in medicine, the College of Medicine’s Health Leaders Summer Academy gave them opportunities to... Read More

Dr. Gideon Lewis, Med School Alumnus, Joins...

Published: 07/15/2015

Dr. Gideon Lewis, a Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences 2000 graduate, medical school faculty member and mentor was recently named to the UCF Foundation Board of Directors. The renowned physician,... Read More

Science, Entrepreneurship At His Fingertips

Published: 07/15/2015

In the middle of an operation, a brain surgeon needs to access the patient’s medical images or electronic health records. But touching a computer is out of the question because... Read More

The Upshot On Vaccines

Published: 06/29/2015

With back-to-school immunizations already underway, the question of vaccine safety was a key topic at June 17’s UCF Med Talk, a series of discussions that brings College of Medicine science... Read More

Can Sesame Oil Reduce Heart Disease Risk?

Published: 06/26/2015

A faculty-student team at the College of Medicine is studying the nutritional benefits of sesame oil in lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease and is seeking participants. The results of... 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.