University of Central Florida

The University of Central Florida, (UCF) was established in 1963 and is located in Orlando, Florida. UCF has more than 52,000 undergraduate and graduate students in attendance. UCF is noted for the Space Education and Research Center. UCF has played a vital role in the development and support of the Kennedy Space Center. UCF has a medical college at Lake Nona. UCF has been very successful in obtaining patents and is in the top 10 of universities for obtaining patents. UCF offers nearly 100 undergraduate degrees, 100 graduate degrees and 28 doctoral programs.

Address
P.O. Box 160000 Orlando, FL 32816
Website
http://www.ucf.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Central_Florida

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Neuroscience

Processed foods may hold key to rise in autism

With the number of children diagnosed with autism on the rise, the need to find what causes the disorder becomes more urgent every day. UCF researchers are now a step closer to showing the link between the food pregnant women ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A new battle: Veterans more likely to have heart disease

After the war is over, veterans face a new threat. They are more likely to have heart disease at a younger age than nonveterans, and this could herald a new health crisis on the horizon.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Good grief: Victimized employees don't get a break

As if being picked on wasn't bad enough, victims of workplace mistreatment may also be seen as bullies themselves, even if they've never engaged in such behavior.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Study finds bacteria in milk linked to rheumatoid arthritis

A strain of bacteria commonly found in milk and beef may be a trigger for developing rheumatoid arthritis in people who are genetically at risk, according to a new study from the University of Central Florida.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds gene variant increases risk for depression

A University of Central Florida study has found that a gene variant, thought to be carried by nearly 25 percent of the population, increases the odds of developing depression.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

CRISPR tech leads to new screening tool for Parkinson's disease

A team of researchers at the University of Central Florida is using breakthrough gene-editing technology to develop a new screening tool for Parkinson's disease, a debilitating degenerative disorder of the nervous system. ...

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