UCF Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences Increases Graduate Program Enrollment

UCF Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences Increases Graduate Program Enrollment

Kelvin Chaplin thought about applying his scientific mind to solving crimes – until he met a cancer patient whose disease had spread from his lungs to his brain. “I saw his suffering,” said the incoming Ph.D. candidate at the College of Medicine’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences. “That patient had a real impact on me. […]

New UCF Research: Damage To Tiny Protein Function Leads To Heart Disease

A UCF College of Medicine researcher has identified for the first time a tiny liver protein that when disrupted can lead to the nation’s top killer – cardiovascular disease – as well as fatty liver disease, a precursor to cancer. The chief culprit in disabling the protein’s delicate mechanics is a fatty acid found in […]

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 […]