UCF Study To Identify Protective Factors for Suicide Ideation among Young Lesbian and Bisexual Women

What protective factors reduce the likelihood lesbian and bisexual women will consider killing themselves? That’s the focus of a $2 million national study led by…

Med Student Recognized Nationally for ECG Screening Research

Sudden cardiac death is the most common medical cause of death in athletes. About one in 40,000 children will have their hearts stop during exercise…

Natural Killer Cell Therapy In Trials for Treating COVID-19

An immunity-boosting technology developed by the College of Medicine is being tested as a potential weapon in the fight against COVID-19.   UCF cancer researcher…

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…

Burnett School Gift Supports Ph.D. Scholarships and Graduate Programs

The Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences has received $125,000 from the Hollie and Anna Oakley Foundation to provide scholarships for its doctoral students and enhance…

Burnett School Graduates 100+ Scientists Amidst Pandemic

On Saturday, 121 young scientists will graduate from the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences in a virtual commencement due to  COVID-19 physical distancing requirements. Those…

UCF Cancer-Fighting Technology Licensed To Pharmaceutical Giant

  One of the biggest pharma companies in the world will use a nanoparticle technology developed at the UCF College of Medicine in hopes of…

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…

UCF Researchers Start Projects to Fight the Pandemic

As COVID-19 continues to impact the world, College of Medicine researchers are doing their part to fight it. The medical school recently awarded $20,000 in…

UCF Moves Up In Ranking Of Top 100 Universities Worldwide For Securing Patents

The work of two College of Medicine researchers helped UCF earn a ranking among the top 100 universities in the world when it comes to…

Dr. Copik Receives $800,000 Grant To Fight Lung Cancer

College of Medicine cancer researcher Dr. Alicja Copik has received a funding boost for her research into using the body’s own immune system to fight…