Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category
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Florida’s first World Health Organization Collaborating Center designated at the USF College of Public Health

This is the only one of its kind to combine public health, social marketing, anthropology, engineering and commercial marketing. TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2014) – The World Health [...]

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USF global health professor leads workshop for Gates Foundation scientists conducting malaria research

John Adams, PhD, USF Health professor of global health, and his research team recently led a weeklong workshop for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Malaria Culture Systems [...]

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Florida Inventors Hall of Fame inducts charter members [VIDEO]

Dr. Shyam Mohapatra, University of South Florida Distinguished Health Professor amd VA career research scientist, was one of six exceptional inventors inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of [...]

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“Tremendous progress” in race against Friedreich’s ataxia highlighted at USF-FARA scientific symposium [VIDEO]

“What a difference a year makes” was a theme of this year’s Friedrich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium hosted by USF and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA). Researchers, clinicians, [...]

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USF awarded $1.3 million to expand research to prevent back injury in firefighters

The grant is largely funded by FEMA with some matching support by the Florida Chiropractic Research Foundation Tampa, FL (Sept. 4, 2014) – The University of South Florida’s [...]

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USF Health partners with The Florida Aquarium to help diagnose rescued sea turtle, confirm healing

Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2014) – The Florida Aquarium’s rescued sea turtle Freud took another trip to USF Health for a second round of high-tech diagnostic help — [...]

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Meet Snitch, USF Health’s newest employee

USF Health’s newest employee recently joined the Shimberg Health Sciences Library and wasted no time before starting her duties as Ambassador. Please meet Snitch. “Hired” to be a [...]

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Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, USF preclinical study finds

Tampa, FL (Aug. 27, 2014) – Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, [...]

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USF Health’s Michele Houston Hicks publishes a children’s story that comes from her heart

The lives of two little girls born prematurely and the experiences and adventures they have as they grow up together are being chronicled in a series of children’s [...]

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New selective therapy may improve repair of arteries after interventional cardiovascular procedures

Preclinical study shows microRNA approach inhibited re-narrowing while healing vessels Tampa, FL (Aug. 18, 2014) — A new therapy developed by researchers at the University of South Florida [...]