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...

College of Medicine’s #KeepDancingOrlando

Published: 07/15/2016

College of Medicine faculty, staff, students and leaders participated in the #KeepDancingOrlando social media effort to support victims of the Pulse terrorist attack. See our great dance moves from physicians,... Read More

Damage To Tiny Protein Leads To Heart,...

Published: 06/10/2016

A UCF College of Medicine researcher has identified for the first time a tiny liver protein that when disrupted can lead to the nation’s top killer – cardiovascular disease –... Read More

2016 Diversity Champions Named

Published: 05/27/2016

Two M.D. students talked about how a session on generational differences helped them communicate better with patients during their rotations. A staff member discussed how to move past “us vs.... Read More

Scientific Diversity Highlights Graduate Research Symposium

Published: 05/12/2016

A dozen graduate student scientists presented their research addressing health conditions from tuberculosis to heart disease May 5 at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences 11th Annual Graduate Research Symposium.... Read More

Dr. Andrews Honored Among “Women Who Mean...

Published: 05/02/2016

Dr. Anya Andrews, an associate professor and director of research initiatives at the College of Medicine, was honored April 29 in the Orlando Business Journal’s 2016 list of “Women Who... 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.


Research Divisions

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.