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Advancing Our Understanding

As a patient at UCF Health, you are part of the UCF College of Medicine. You may not know that the medical school has an extensive research mission.

College of Medicine research scientists are focused on finding new cures and treatments for the conditions that plague humanity. Infectious diseases like COVID-19 and tuberculosis. Cancer. Heart disease. Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Space medicine research that will bring new perspectives for health on Earth. These research faculty also collaborate with UCF Health physicians.

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Dr. Annette Khaled

Dr. Annette Khaled is creating new technologies to stop metastatic breast cancer cells in their tracks.

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World-Class Research

The College of Medicine has five research divisions through its Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences.


Cancer Immunity & Pathogenesis Neuroscience Molecular Microbiology Metabolic & Cardiovascular

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