Two Earn College’s First M.D./Ph.D. Degrees

Friday’s UCF College of Medicine commencement brings the program’s first M.D./Ph.D. graduates – physician-scientists who conducted advanced research while learning to care for patients.  Michael…

UCF Researchers Develop Novel Therapy For Incurable Brain Cancer

College of Medicine researchers are developing a more effective way to treat glioblastoma, an aggressive, incurable form of brain cancer. Patients currently live just 12…

UCF “Beefing Up” Natural Killer Cells To Stop Cancer

A UCF cancer researcher is discovering ways that the body’s own Natural Killer cells can be energized to fight deadly pediatric cancers and improve immunotherapy…

New UCF Drug Candidate May Prevent Metastasis

A UCF College of Medicine researcher is developing a new treatment that could slow or even stop cancer cells from spreading. Dr. Otto Phanstiel, a…

Resident Identifies Geographical Links to Colon Cancer, Earns International Research Honor

A UCF-HCA Healthcare resident received international honors for his research showing that Southern U.S. states – which also have the nation’s highest obesity rates –…

Meet 5 UCF Scientists Taking An Innovative Approach to Breast Cancer Research

Deaths from breast cancer are declining, thanks to research discoveries worldwide. And some of that innovative science is happening at UCF’s College of Medicine. The…

2023 Cure Bowl Scheduled for December 16 on ABC

UCF Scientist Looking at Role of Fats to Curb Graft-Versus-Host Disease in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients

Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, or myeloma – cancers of the blood, bone marrow, and lymph nodes.   Treatments…

14 Faculty Earn Promotion, Tenure

Fourteen College of Medicine faculty recently achieved significant career milestones in earning promotions and tenure for the 2022-23 cycle. They are among 143 UCF educators…

UCF Researcher Developing New Approach To Treat Lung Cancer

A UCF researcher is developing a novel therapy to combat lung cancer — the third most common cancer in the United States.   The research,…

Meet Our Order of Pegasus Honorees

Congratulations to nine Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences students recently honored with UCF’s Order of Pegasus, the university’s highest student honor. Burnett School graduate and…

UCF Researcher Examines Link Between A Protein and Alzheimer’s

A UCF medical researcher is examining how the deficiency of a specific protein in the brain can cause Alzheimer’s disease – a discovery that would…