AutoNation Cure Bowl Supports UCF Breast Cancer Research

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 […]

Chasing Earthbound Dust Clouds to Help Protect Astronauts, Alien Worlds

University of Central Florida student Fernando Valbuena spent his summer as an intern working on a scientific instrument to help scientists determine how dust storms transport potentially dangerous microscopic organisms across thousands of miles. He spent winter break eagerly awaiting early results. The research team, led by University of Florida professor Andrew Schuerger, hopes to […]

Medical School Begins Joint M.D.-Ph.D. Degree

Starting in fall 2015, UCF will offer a combined M.D.-Ph.D. degree for students wishing to focus their health careers on both patient care and medical research. Established top-tier medical schools like Harvard, Yale, Stanford and Johns Hopkins offer M.D.-Ph.D. programs for “physician-scientists” — healthcare professionals who want to care for patients while also pursuing research […]

Keeping Up With Cancer Research — and Mustaches

Biotechnology graduate Bradley Campagna, ’11, is one of many “Mo Bros” who have taken up the fight against cancer — along with sprouting a November mustache as part of the annual Movember Foundation campaign to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues. Campagna, a cytogenetic technologist who delivers results to cancer patients, said most of his co-workers at […]