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...

Burnett Undergrad Rower: Never Give Up

Published: 01/26/2016

Biomedical sciences major Leonie Hamel juggles being exceptional at rowing and being in agony with rowing every day. The Ireland native is a national champion in her home country. She’s... Read More

Improving Heart Surgery With 3-D Printing

Published: 01/25/2016

Three-D printer technology developed by College of Medicine cardiac researcher Dr. Dinender Singla is providing greater precision and patient safety for a Orlando pediatric heart surgeon and medical school faculty... Read More

Sick? We’re Here To Help

Published: 01/25/2016

Wake up sick? Still battling the cold or flu? UCF Health, the College of Medicine physician practice, can help. And you don’t have to be a patient. The practice is... Read More

Your Bowl Game Fever Helps Cancer Research

Published: 01/11/2016

As sports fans focuses on Monday’s college football championship, we have our own bowl game in Orlando that’s supporting UCF cancer research. The inaugural December 19, 2015 AutoNation Cure Bowl raised... Read More

Cure Bowl Donates $150,000 To Breast Cancer...

Published: 12/21/2015

The inaugural AutoNation Cure Bowl December 19 raised $150,000 for breast cancer research – some of which is supporting scientific discoveries at the UCF College of Medicine. As pink-clad Florida... 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.