Student Research Week Celebrates Up-and-coming Scholars

Student Research Week Celebrates Up-and-coming Scholars

Student Research Week is brimming with opportunities for students to fine-tune their research skills, pump up their CVs, and learn about the innovations and discoveries being made by their faculty and peers. The week-long event celebrates the original and creative work by UCF undergraduate and graduate students in addition to offering valuable professional development workshops […]

  • Physiology With An Artistic Eye

    Dr. Wilfredo López-Ojeda has combined a love of physiology with his artistic eye in creating his first textbook and lab manual, “Integrated Human Physiology.” The peer-reviewed book, which was printed in January and published by Hayden McNeil Publishing Company, will also be available as an e-book soon. The book approaches physiology in an integrated way, […]

  • UCF Researchers Tackling HIV, TB and Schizophrenia

    Finding a practical way prevent the transmission of HIV, developing a reliable way to detect tuberculosis while a patient is in the doctor’s office and understanding the complexities of schizophrenia are among the 26 research projects that the National Institutes of Health is funding at the University of Central Florida. Many of the grants, worth […]

  • Horse Therapy For Vets Shows Positive Early Results

    Combat veterans diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) were less depressed and experienced fewer symptoms after participating in a new local therapeutic horseback-riding program, according to a study conducted by the UCF College of Medicine. The study followed eight Central Florida veterans who sustained physical and emotional injuries through combat in Iraq, Afghanistan or Vietnam. […]


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  • Electronic Medical Records: 7 Things To Know

    When you go to the doctor, the natural assumption is that your medical records will be safe and available when you need them. But how can you be sure? If your doctor utilizes electronic medical records, you can rest easy. Here’s why: Fewer Errors Electronic medical records take the guesswork out of reading handwritten prescriptions […]

  • Meet a Pathology Professor Who Blazes His Own Path

    The answers to life and death often lie under the magnification of a high-powered microscope and UCF College of Medicine pathology professor Dr. Mujtaba Husain’s specialty is using cells to diagnose disease. In addition, he has joined Dr. Andrew Payer to help create a unique Anatomy Lab curriculum at the medical school, where first-year medical […]

  • Local Morning Show Goes Live Friday From UCF

    Before the Knights kick off against the South Carolina Gamecocks this weekend, Orlando’s Fox affiliate will broadcast live from UCF to showcase the university’s academics, athletics and important role in the community. Fox 35’s “Good Day” will broadcast from 7 to 10 a.m. Friday from the Reflecting Pond on the main campus. Fox’s visit is […]

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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.