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...

Medical School Holds International Conference on Inflammation...

Published: 08/24/2015

The UCF College of Medicine is bringing together the world’s leading inflammation experts October 15-17 to discuss better ways to understand, control and treat inflammation -- a condition that is... Read More

Burnett School Holds Largest Research Colloquium

Published: 08/24/2015

The Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences welcomed its highest number of new graduate students August 20 at the annual Graduate Research Colloquium, with the 38 new students introduced to the... Read More

Walk For Heart Health

Published: 08/21/2015

A new school year brings new students and new opportunities for learning and service, including the annual Greater Orlando Heart Walk, where we can come together for a fun, heart-healthy... Read More

What To Eat – A Lesson From...

Published: 08/20/2015

We’re inundated with advice on what to eat for optimum health, weight loss and disease prevention. And much of that information is contradictory, confusing or flat-out wrong. However scientific research... Read More

A Scientific Welcome For Graduate Students

Published: 08/06/2015

The Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences will welcome 37 new graduate students this fall with the 2015 Graduate Research Symposium on August 20, an event that highlights the variety 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.