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. Khaled’s Cancer Research Highlights MedTalk

Published: 10/05/2015

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the UCF College of Medicine invites university alums, supporters and the public to the latest MedTalk on October 7 devoted to finding a... Read More

White Men As Advocates For Diversity

Published: 09/28/2015

Chuck Shelton found his motivation to get white men engaged in diversity and inclusion at a young age. At age 13, days after the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King... Read More

State Cancer Event Features Med School Research

Published: 09/21/2015

The Florida Department of Health held a statewide conference on cancer research September 18 at the College of Medicine and featured work being done at the medical school that enhances... Read More

FOX Features UCF Kidney Research

Published: 09/21/2015

WOFL FOX 35 in Orlando recently featured College of Medicine research into using pig kidneys to grow new human organs for patients suffering from kidney failure diabetes. The research is... Read More

Heart Walk Raises More Than $1 Million...

Published: 09/15/2015

UCF’s main campus was flooded with nearly 20,000 walkers September 12 who raised money to battle heart disease at the 2015 Greater Orlando Heart Walk.  The event  holds particular significance... 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.