UCF Students Earn Fellowships To Advance Huntington Disease Research

Three UCF undergraduates will spend their summer doing cutting-edge Huntington disease (HD) research after earning prestigious fellowships from the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. The…

UCF to Expand Space Medicine Research, Curriculum Aimed at Keeping Space Travelers Healthy

UCF’s College of Medicine has hired an internationally recognized space medicine expert to expand research into how spaceflight affects humans and create a space medicine…

Two Earn College’s First M.D./Ph.D. Degrees

Friday’s UCF College of Medicine commencement brings the program’s first M.D./Ph.D. graduates – physician-scientists who conducted advanced research while learning to care for patients.  Michael…

Medical School Scientist Creates Therapy To Kill Hypervirulent Bacteria

College of Medicine researcher Dr. Renee Fleeman is on a mission to kill drug-resistant bacteria, and her latest study has identified a therapy that can…

Students Showcase Research In-Person At Burnett Symposium

For the first time in four years, graduate students from the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences presented their research in-person at the annual BSBS Spring…

Congratulations, COM Founders’ Day Faculty Awardees

Five medical school faculty members are college honorees at this year’s Founders’ Day, where UCF recognizes educators for their academic excellence, research and service. The…

Dr. Chakrabarti Honored As Pegasus Professor

Dr. Debopam Chakrabarti, who leads the College of Medicine’s Division of Molecular Microbiology and is a renowned infectious disease expert, has been named a UCF…

Dr. Nguyen Is Reach For The Stars Honoree

Dr. Hung Nguyen, an immunology expert at the College of Medicine, is a 2024 UCF Reach for the Stars honoree, a recognition of his contributions…

New Drug May Help Prevent Brittle Bones, Weight Gain During Menopause

A new drug may hold promise for older women suffering from menopause-related bone loss and weight gain, thanks to research from a UCF biomedical engineer….

UCF Researchers Develop Novel Therapy For Incurable Brain Cancer

College of Medicine researchers are developing a more effective way to treat glioblastoma, an aggressive, incurable form of brain cancer. Patients currently live just 12…

UCF Medical Student Presents Research at National Cochlear Conference 

Medical student Ariana Johnson who studied how family dynamics help children navigate cochlear implants will present her research at the at the American Cochlear Implant…

New REI Fellowship Just Third In Florida

A new UCF-HCA Healthcare fellowship will help Central Florida women and couples seeking medical treatment for infertility — and is just the third such training…