Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category

A human enzyme can reduce neurotoxic amyloids in mouse model of dementia

The USF-led study suggests CyP40 or similar proteins may be potential therapeutics for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases TAMPA, Fla. (June 27, 2017) — A naturally occurring human enzyme […]

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Dr. John Curran retires from USF after 45 years of service

John Curran, MD — an influential pediatrician and inspirational leader and pioneering child health advocate who advanced public policy to benefit some of Florida’s most vulnerable patients – […]

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USF System Places Second in State University System Performance-Based Funding Scores

The USF System is first in Florida in the percent of bachelor’s and graduate degrees awarded in programs of strategic emphasis and the percent of graduates employed. The […]

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Florida Blue $1 Million Gift Supports Health Knowledge Exchange in New USF Downtown Building

TAMPA, Fla. (June 21, 2017) – Florida Blue’s $1 million gift to the University of South Florida’s Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building in downtown Tampa […]

Class of 2019 celebrates at Student Clinician Ceremony, marks half-way point of medical school

Members of the USF Morsani College of Medicine’s class of 2019 have officially reached the halfway point of their medical school journey. The students celebrated the milestone during […]

MS3s complete Introduction to Clerkship; ready for transition into clinic

For USF Health medical students, the transition from classroom to clinic begins at USF’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, where earlier this week, members of the […]

USF researcher joins NASA deep-sea mission

NASA NEEMO 22 space analog simulates mission to Mars TAMPA, Fla. (June 9, 2017) – University of South Florida associate professor Dominic D’Agostino, PhD, is one of four […]

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Reaching new heights: USF is 5th leading public university in U.S. patent ranking [video]

USF is first in Florida and 11th worldwide among universities generating new inventions TAMPA, Fla. (June 6, 2017) – With 114 new utility patents issued in 2016, the […]

Dr. Liggett chosen as Biomedical Research Exemplar for research leadership, integrity

USF Health’s Stephen B. Liggett, MD, was one of 30 scientists nationwide recently selected to join The Research Exemplar Project as a Biomedical Research Exemplar – recognition of […]

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PA students receive white coats at memorable inaugural ceremony

The Charter Class of the USF Health Physician Assistant (PA) program made their commitment to the profession during the inaugural White Coat Ceremony on May 26 at the USF […]