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…

Partnering Worldwide for Medical Discovery

UCF is one of two American colleges participating in a European scientific exchange designed to bridge the gap between academic research and the development of…

UCF Ph.D. Identifies RNA Secret To Healthy Aging

Sarah Noureddine won timed chemistry and biology competitions as a high school student. Today, as a UCF-trained Ph.D., she is tackling bigger challenges – how to…

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 Exploring Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 in Diabetics

Can a COVID-19 infection have long-term health effects on people with diabetes, including advancing their risk for heart disease? College of Medicine researcher Dr. Dinender…

College of Medicine Faculty, Undergrad Honored at Founders Day

College of Medicine faculty and a student were honored at UCF’s Founders’ Day Honors Convocation April 6. The annual event celebrates outstanding academic achievements. Dr….

Burnett Graduates More than 300 Scientists Saturday

On Saturday May 8, 353 young scientists will graduate from the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences. Those earning degrees include 341 undergraduates, 10 master’s students…

Virtual BSBS Graduate Symposium Showcases Student Research

For future biomedical scientist Sai Preethi Nakkina, research is like unlocking a mystery. “I have always been fascinated with research because it’s like looking for…

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…

Study Creates First Ever 3D Map of Heart’s Neurons

A team of UCF College of Medicine scientists have helped develop a virtual 3D heart that shows the body’s neurons and their connection to the…

Can The Brain Help Heal The Heart?

A College of Medicine scientist is advancing research on how neurons in the heart communicate with the brain in hopes of using those messages to repair…

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…