Drive-through Testing Starts Wednesday In Lake Nona

  On April 29, a COVID-19 drive-through testing site will open in Lake Nona through a partnership between the UCF College of Medicine, Aventus Health…

UCF Scientists Seek Novel Material to Kill COVID-19

Masks that protect doctors and nurses from COVID-19 only block the virus before it reaches their faces, but UCF researchers are working to create a…

Dr. Parks Named Associate Dean For Research

  Dr. Griffith Parks is the College of Medicine’s new associate dean for research. In announcing his promotion, Dr. Deborah German, vice president for health…

Processed Foods May Hold Key To Rise In Autism

With the number of children diagnosed with autism on the rise, the need to find what causes the disorder becomes more urgent every day. UCF…

Milk Bacteria Study Second Best UCF Research Story of 2018

A College of Medicine research study is among the top ten University of Central Florida research stories of 2018. The story, “Study Finds Bacteria in…

Dr. Jewett Receives $2.2M To Continue Lyme Disease Research

A College of Medicine researcher has earned a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to understand how Lyme disease is able to…

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…

From Pharmacist To Finding Cures  

Ahmad Qasem had always wanted to be a pharmacist. But after completing his doctor of pharmacy degree, he felt it wasn’t enough and wanted to…

Biomed Student Receives Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

A College of Medicine biotechnology and molecular microbiology major was one of two UCF students recently honored by the Goldwater Scholarship Program and Excellence in…

WFTV Features One-Time Flu Shot Research

Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences researcher Dr. Kai McKinstry was featured on WFTV Channel 9 last Thursday for his research to develop a flu shot…

Study Finds Bacteria In Milk Linked To Rheumatoid Arthritis

A strain of bacteria commonly found in milk and beef may be a trigger for developing rheumatoid arthritis in people who are genetically at risk,…

New Test For Zika On Course For Commercialization

A new diagnostic test that can detect a Zika viral infection within 30 minutes could be headed to hospitals in the next year thanks to…