From UCF’s 63,000 Students, 20 Selected for University’s Highest Honor

From UCF’s 63,000 Students, 20 Selected for University's Highest Honor

UCF has named 20 students as recipients of the Order of Pegasus, the university’s most prestigious student award. The 2016 recipients were selected from a pool of 80 nominations. The 2016 class includes nine LEAD Scholars, 12 President’s Leadership Council members, five SGA leaders, 10 Burnett Honors College students, six Greek members, and one current […]

UCF Welcomes Immunology Experts

Kai McKinstry – then a young graduate student – had just finished a job interview when a woman in the lab offered him a homemade Christmas cookie. He had been nervous all morning, but one look at her gentle smile and he forgot all about his nerves. He was smitten. Little did McKinstry know it […]

UCF Resident Wins National Research Award

A College of Medicine resident was honored with the nation’s top residency research award for his study of a unique heart attack victim he met in the emergency room – a healthy, 25-year-old woman who had just given birth to a healthy baby. Dr. Almatmed “Mo” Abdelsalam, who received his M.S. from the college’s Burnett […]

UCF Study: Protein May Trigger Cancer Cell’s Metabolism

New research from the University of Central Florida has shed light on the workings of a particular protein found in the human body that could have future implications for the treatment of cancer and neurodegenerative conditions. Previous research by Maria C. Franco and Alvaro Estevez of the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences at UCF’s College […]

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Research at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences

The four main areas of research at the UCF College of Medicine’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences are featured.