Scientist Receives NSF CAREER Award For Work On Deadly Coastal Bacteria

College of Medicine researcher Dr. Salvador Almagro-Moreno has received a highly competitive CAREER award from the National Science Foundation for his research into how deadly…

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…

Two BSBS Scientists Awarded For Research Efforts

Two College of Medicine faculty members have been awarded for their outstanding research contributions. Infectious disease researcher Dr. Mollie Jewett and research chemist Dr. Otto…

Dr. Rohde Receives Grant To Fight Infection Common in CF Patients

An estimated 30,000 people in the United States suffer from cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that makes patients prone to persistent lung infections. One of the most debilitating…

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…