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…

Mouse Stem Cells May Reduce Heart Damage From Cancer Drug

Stem cells derived from mice could reduce heart damage from a popular chemotherapy drug commonly used to treat breast cancer, according to a study out…

Cardio Conference Showcases Young Scientists

Young and emerging cardiovascular scientists from across the world discovered new ways to advance their research at the 5th annual meeting of the International Academy…

Dr. Parthasarathy Leads Medicinal Food Journal

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. These famous words from Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine, highlight the value of eating…

121 Biomedical Sciences Students Graduate Saturday

UCF’s winter graduation December 16 and 17 includes a 109 undergraduates and 12 Ph.D. and master’s degree students from the College of Medicine. Students from…

Reverse Bench To Bed-Side Research, Says Med School Scientific Leader

Finding tomorrow’s cures shouldn’t rest solely in the hands of scientists, but must include physicians and patients, Dr. Sampath Parthasarathy, associate dean of research, told…

UCF Heart Walk Raises $800,000

More than 7,000 walkers – including College of Medicine “Heart Heroes” who research ways to end heart disease – helped raise about $800,000 during the…

Biomechanical Forces May Cause Heart Disease — UCF Researcher Earns NIH Grant To Understand How and Why

What do your car and the cells within your body have in common? They each have their own mechanical system. A UCF College of Medicine…

Med School’s Heart Heroes

As UCF gets ready to host the Greater Orlando Heart Walk Sept. 10, you may not realize that important research to end heart disease is…