UCF Resident Wins National Research Award

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 […]

Medical School Journey Begins For Class of 2019

The UCF College of Medicine’s seventh class, 121 new students starting their journey to become physician Knights, received their first white coats Monday and experienced another UCF tradition: a first-day lesson from their dean on the characteristics of becoming “The Good Doctor.” The Class of 2019 has a diverse background of experiences that brought them […]

AutoNation Cure Bowl Supports UCF Breast Cancer Research

December 19’s AutoNation Cure Bowl at the Orlando Citrus Bowl will not only be a college football celebration, it will support breast cancer research, including the work of College of Medicine Associate Professor Dr. Annette Khaled. On Tuesday, Florida Hospital announced its corporate sponsorship of the NCAA event that will benefit the Breast Cancer Research […]


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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.