Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category
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Novel stapled peptide nanoparticle combination prevents RSV infection, study finds

A Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s and VA Hospital/University of South Florida team created the antiviral therapy, which harnesses the power of stapled peptide and nanoparticle technologies to thwart the respiratory [...]

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COPH student-driven Edi-BULL campaign offers USF Health healthier lunch options

Hungry? Lunch choices at USF Health just got healthier thanks to a student-directed project. Graduate students in the Health Education Intervention Methods class in the USF College of [...]

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Cheers and hugs surround this year’s record number of MD degree graduates

Lowell Dawson, MD, was overcome by the high emotion of the day as he tried to express the effect he and his classmates would have on patients, likening [...]

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USF Health expert authors NEJM clinical article on stinging-insect allergies

Tampa, FL (April 10, 2014) – Patients with severe allergies to stings from bees, wasps, hornets, fire ants and other insects should seriously consider immunotherapy, the recommended standard [...]

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USF Health students win national grant for IPE mentoring program

USF Health medical students won a grant from the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society to continue implementing a mentoring program that pairs current health students with future [...]

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Student entrepreneurs pitch early-stage innovations to improve health care

The Scholarly Concentration for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Business encourages competitors to make the best ideas a reality Move over Shark Tank. Teams of aspiring entrepreneurs vying for prizes [...]

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New intraoperative MRI lets TGH-USF Health neurosurgeons see brain as surgery performed

Tampa General is the first hospital in the Tampa Bay area to acquire the advanced imaging technology Neurosurgeons at Tampa General Hospital, including doctors from USF Health, will [...]

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Repeat injections of umbilical cord blood cells may improve prognoses of children with deadly inherited metabolic disorder

University of South Florida researchers led the preclinical study exploring a human cell therapy for Sanfilippo syndrome Tampa, FL (April 1, 2014) —  A University of South Florida-led [...]

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New Government Affairs website offers real-time legislative updates

USF Health has lauched a  new Government Affairs website,  http://hscweb3.hsc.usf.edu/govaffairs/. The 2014 Florida Legislative Session kicked off March 4 and is scheduled to end May 2.   The new [...]

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USF Health cardiologists apply advanced catheter technology to treat atrial fibrillation at Tampa General

Tampa General Hospital is among the first in the region to offer the new high-tech catheter device  Tampa, FL (April 1, 2014)  –Tampa General Hospital is among the [...]