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USF molecular medicine student’s Ah ha! moment helps push ahead cancer cell research

Science is full of precision and vigilance. But sometimes, there are subtleties that present themselves that get ignored, pushed aside for the drive to stay on task or […]

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New center offers hope to women who’ve experienced pregnancy loss

Treatment at the USF Health Center builds on leading translational research by Dr. Lockwood’s laboratory team By Saundra Amrhein The photographs arrive year after year: cherubic-faced babies, teetering […]

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USF-led study sheds light on how malaria parasites grow exponentially

Findings may lead to new treatment to curb threat of drug-resistant malaria Tampa, Fla. (March 3, 2015) – A University of South Florida professor and his team of researchers […]

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Dr. Kathryn Hall elected first woman president of Florida facial plastic surgery society

USF surgeon Kathryn L. Hall, MD, was recently named president of the Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, taking the helm as the first woman president […]

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Dr. William Sappenfield adds HRSA Director’s Award to list of recognitions

A board-certified pediatrician, Dr. William Sappenfield never entered traditional medical practice. While finishing his residency, he decided he wanted to enter academics, instead. Following the advice of his […]

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Integrated team of USF pediatric specialists give family a medical home

Faced with an unknown condition that was leaving their newborn twin babies unable to breathe on their own, a family turns to USF Health, because “we needed help from top experts […]

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25th USF Health Research Day: A celebration of research and collaboration

The hubbub started early Feb. 20 as young scientists filled the Marshall Center Ballroom to post their research posters. It was Tampa’s coldest morning so far, and veteran […]

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Board of Governors approves request to build new USF medical school in downtown Tampa

Proposal now advances to Florida Legislature and Governor Tampa, FL (Feb. 19, 2015) – The Florida Board of Governors today approved the request by the University of South […]

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Motorcycle ride to benefit USF Parkinson’s disease center

The fundraiser teams patient with USF neurologist who studies new treatments for the neurodegenerative disease Tampa, FL (Feb. 18, 2015) – The first time his right arm froze […]

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Join the 25th celebration of USF Health Research Day this Friday, Feb. 20

For 25 years, the USF Health Research Day has provided emerging scientists with a venue for presenting their research to peers and judges and showcasing to the broader […]