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…

UCF-Developed Cancer-Fighting Nanoparticle Heads To Clinical Trials

  A cell-based cancer immunotherapy that utilizes a nanoparticle developed at UCF to stimulate a patient’s natural cancer-killing cells has just received the green light…

Zoomed-In Ph.D.s

  Anne Showalter put on her interview suit, checked the Wi-Fi connection to her computer and took a seat at the desk in her bedroom….

Trustees Approve First 4 Partners For Cancer Center

UCF’s Board of Trustees approved Tuesday the first four partners for a new university cancer center that will bring a new level of cancer care and research…

UCF Researcher Finds New Signal To Predict Breast Cancer Growth

  A tiny piece of a protein could be key to keep breast cancer from growing. A discovery at the University of Central Florida College…

New Treatment Shows Promise For Drug Resistant Breast Cancer Cells

Dr. Jihe Zhao, cancer researcher at the College of Medicine,has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to develop a therapy…

Excitement Building For Cure Bowl 2019

Plans for 2019’s AutoNation Cure Bowl – an NCAA football contest that helps raise money for breast cancer research – are underway with UCF Athletic…

UCF Among Top 100 Universities In World For Patents

  UCF ranks among the top 100 universities in the world when it comes to issuing patents and 31st among public universities in the nation,…

Natural Killer Cells May Open Lifesaving Cancer Treatments to More Patients

  Immunotherapy is making headlines for saving the lives of hundreds of cancer patients including former President Jimmy Carter. But many of these therapies, only…

Historic Agreement Ushers in New Era for UCF, Lake Nona Medical City, Cancer Patients

  Cancer patients soon will benefit from a one-stop research and treatment center through a University of Central Florida project that also returns $50 million…

Med School Can See, Count Cancer Cells In Blood, Thanks To Patient’s Family

On a computer screen, the enemy is a misshapen neon-colored blob – a metastatic cell that’s spreading cancer to the lungs, brain and liver. Thanks…

Young Researchers Advance Medical Discovery

 Sayf Hassouneh’s passion for research and inquiry have motivated him for as long as he can remember.   Today, he is living his childhood dream as…