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. […]

UCF Technology for Killing Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells Discovered, Licensed

A UCF College of Medicine cancer researcher has discovered a way to kill spreading breast cancer cells and her new technology has generated a licensing agreement that will accelerate the therapy’s path to clinical trials. Metastatic cancer cells that spread from the original tumor to the brain, lungs and bones are the leading cause of […]

UCF Looks for Partner to Build University-Based Teaching Hospital

Ten years ago, the UCF College of Medicine was created to train new doctors, advance medical research and improve the health and economic well-being of Central Florida. Today, the next phase of that mission begins to takes shape. UCF is seeking a partner to build a university-based teaching hospital in the heart of Lake Nona’s […]

UCF Medical School Reaches Full Enrollment, Celebrates 10th Anniversary

UCF’s College of Medicine celebrates its 10th anniversary by welcoming 120 new students, including a former Green Beret, a windsurfing champion and an ballerina. With today’s White Coat Ceremony, which is a tradition to welcome its new class, the medical school fulfills part of its original plan – to be at full capacity by 2016. […]