Biomedical Sciences Student Takes Top Prize in Thesis Competition

A biomedical sciences student is among three University of Central Florida graduate students who walked away with a total of $2,000 in prize money from…

Awards Ceremony 2021 Honors Excellence

The College of Medicine recognized faculty, staff, students and community members for their achievements and contributions during the annual Awards Ceremony Nov. 16. The virtual…

Burnett Alum and COVID-19 Vaccine Developer Gets Honorary Degree

UCF President Alexander N. Cartwright on Friday awarded three-time alumnus Dr. Darin Edwards an honorary doctoral degree in public service, praising his “extraordinary contributions to humanity, including…

Mentorship Program Aims To Increase Diversity in Medicine

Studies show that minority patients who see doctors of the same race have better patient outcomes. However, Black doctors are significantly underrepresented in medicine. A…

Dr. Parks, Tissue Imaging System Receive UCF Jump Start Award

Dr. Griffith Parks, associate dean for research and director, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, is one of 17 faculty and staff projects that will receive about…

Dr. Singla Receives Luminary Award

Cardiovascular researcher and Professor Dinender Singla is one of 15 UCF faculty members who were honored for being academic leaders, bettering lives and shining a…

How Harmless Bacteria Go Rogue, Turn Into Deadly Flesh-Eating Variants

A new UCF-led study reveals how the environment and certain genetic traits play a critical role in the process that trigger bacteria to become human…

Free Lab Coat Cleaning Service Available to UCF Researchers

Beginning this Wednesday, Oct. 6, faculty, students, and staff who work in a research lab at UCF can say goodbye to washing their own lab…

Long-lasting Disinfectant Promises To Help Fight Pandemics

UCF researchers have developed a nanoparticle-based disinfectant that can continuously kill viruses on a surface for up to seven days – a discovery that could…

New Treatment to Help Wounds Heal Faster

College of Medicine researchers have discovered a new technology to accelerate wound-healing using specially designed ceramics wrapped in a rubber blanket fabricated for them by…

Dr. Coathup’s Research To Benefit From NASA’s Artemis Program

UCF will be a player in developing innovative technologies needed to support NASA’s Artemis program, which will return people to the moon and create a robust…

Graduate Fulfills Scientific Dream

When Heba Ghozlan graduated with her Ph.D. in biomedical sciences from UCF, she did do as a scientist who advanced breast cancer research and fulfilled…