UCF Study To Identify Protective Factors for Suicide Ideation among Young Lesbian and Bisexual Women

What protective factors reduce the likelihood lesbian and bisexual women will consider killing themselves? That’s the focus of a $2 million national study led by…

College Honors Faculty, Staff, Students

The College of Medicine recognized outstanding faculty, staff and students recently in a virtual 2020 Awards celebration meant to “thank you for keeping our medical…

Five Burnett Students win Hispanic Heritage Scholarships

After Hurricane Maria ravaged her home country of Puerto Rico in 2017, Rocio Vazquez Beltran came to Florida in search of a better future and…

Natural Killer Cell Therapy In Trials for Treating COVID-19

An immunity-boosting technology developed by the College of Medicine is being tested as a potential weapon in the fight against COVID-19.   UCF cancer researcher…

Lessons Learned: Keeping Medical Students From Zoom Fatigue

How do you make Zoom classes on biochemistry interesting? “You need a personality and an accent helps,” joked Professor of Medicine Dr. Stephen Lambert of…

UCF Researcher Tackles ‘Chemo Brain’

Brain fog, difficulty concentrating and forgetfulness are common complaints among many cancer patients who have undergone chemotherapy. But while “chemo brain” affects about 75 percent…

Population Health Sciences Adds 2 New Faculty

As the COVID-19 pandemic highlights health disparities and the need to better acknowledge the social determinants of health, the College of Medicine has added two…

Importance of Getting a Flu Shot during COVID-19

With flu season on the horizon and COVID-19 still present in our society, it is critical to get your flu shot this year to help…

UCF Researchers are Helping Develop Rapid, Longer Lasting COVID Disinfectant

Current disinfectant products for killing viruses like coronavirus take minutes to fully sanitize surfaces, which isn’t practical on high-contact areas such as door handles, elevators…

Burnett School Gift Supports Ph.D. Scholarships and Graduate Programs

The Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences has received $125,000 from the Hollie and Anna Oakley Foundation to provide scholarships for its doctoral students and enhance…

Burnett Welcomes Graduate Students With Virtual Orientation

Forty young scientists will join the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences as a new class of graduate students begins study next week. The group includes…

Burnett School Graduates 100+ Scientists Amidst Pandemic

On Saturday, 121 young scientists will graduate from the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences in a virtual commencement due to  COVID-19 physical distancing requirements. Those…