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...

Meet Our New Grad Students

Published: 08/23/2016

Kelvin Chaplin thought about applying his scientific mind to solving crimes – until he met a cancer patient whose disease had spread from his lungs to his brain. “I saw... Read More

UCF Technology For Killing Metastatic Breast Cancer...

Published: 08/22/2016

A UCF College of Medicine cancer researcher has discovered a way to kill spreading breast cancer cells and her new technology has generated a licensing agreement that will accelerate the... Read More

Research Faculty Member Presents To International Audience...

Published: 08/22/2016

Medical simulations and new educational technology can help medical students and residents gain the specific skills they need to become qualified physicians, a College of Medicine research director and faculty... Read More

Health Leaders Camp Inspires Teens To Follow...

Published: 08/22/2016

Elise Pettitt has always dreamed of a career in medicine and for a long while it was just a dream. But after participating in a two-week camp at the UCF... Read More

Burnett School Nearly Doubles Graduate Enrollment

Published: 08/16/2016

The College of Medicine welcomes 68 new graduate students in the biomedical sciences this week – almost twice the number a year ago -- including 17 master's candidates enrolled 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.


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.