UCF Wound-Healing Technology Also Shows Promise for Parkinson’s Patients

Researchers at UCF’s College of Medicine who developed a new wound-healing technology report that their innovation may also be a promising treatment for Parkinson’s Disease….

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…

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-BioTech Partnership Helping Improve Autism Treatment

A new diagnostic technology using saliva, developed by a College of Medicine researcher, is helping one company create better treatments and diagnostics for autism spectrum…

BSBS Student Wins Coveted Goldwater Scholarship

An aspiring gene therapy innovator, biomedical sciences student Devin Burris is one of four UCF STEM students to receive 2020-21 Goldwater Scholarship Awards. The four were…

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…

Biomed Student Presents Autism Research At State Capitol

A College of Medicine biomedical sciences major investigating the link between processed food and autism will present her findings at the State Capitol Feb. 10….

Huntington’s Researcher Featured On WESH

UCF neurosciences researcher Dr. Amber Southwell was interviewed on WESH 2 News on Wednesday, speaking about Huntington’s Disease and the Team Hope Walk to raise…

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…

College of Medicine Students Receive National Fellowships For Huntington’s Research

Three years ago, Ethan Smith watched his aunt deteriorate from a rare neurological disease – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) also called Lou Gehrig’s disease. That…

First-Generation Graduate Fulfilling Her Father’s Dream

  Jeanine Garcia was too young to remember the day her father Lazaro set sail from Cuba on a raft made of beer kegs and…

Burnett Researchers Using Gene-Editing To Screen For Parkinson’s Disease

A team of researchers at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences is using breakthrough gene editing technology to develop a new screening tool for Parkinson’s…