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…

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…

Meet Our New Grad Students

Kelvin Chaplin thought about applying his scientific mind to solving crimes – until he met a cancer patient whose disease had spread from his lungs…

Burnett School Nearly Doubles Graduate Enrollment

The College of Medicine welcomes 68 new graduate students in the biomedical sciences this week – almost twice the number a year ago — including…