Archive for the Neurosciences & Brain Repair Category
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USF Health to study whether medication will help patients with atrial fibrillation fare better after a stroke

The $2.2 million investigator-initiated clinical trial will compare a new rapid-onset anticoagulant with warfarin, the standard medical treatment for Afib. Tampa, FL (Dec. 12, 2014) – The USF […]

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Tampa General Hospital among the elite stroke centers in the country

USF stroke experts staff the TGH Stroke Center, providing patients in the Tampa Bay region with 24/7 access to more specialized stroke care, including on-site neurosurgeons and medical teams […]

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USF studies potential new treatment for ED in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Tampa, FL (Dec. 2, 2014) – The University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine is conducting a clinical research study on erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients […]

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MCOM home to three of five USF faculty members elected 2014 AAAS Fellows

Three of the five University of South Florida  faculty members who have been named 2014 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are from the […]

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Teen helps USF Pediatrics, Rothman Center take on Tourette’s syndrome

Elijah Lindall calls himself the Breakthrough Kid. The name refers to a point in some clinical trials when a medical treatment proves to be so effective it can […]

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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 Neurology, home of this region’s ALS Center, takes a united Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]

They study, treat, and support every aspect of ALS, so it’s only fitting that the researchers, clinicians and staff from the USF Health Department of Neurology would team […]

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The Best Doctors in America work at USF Health

USF Health continues to have a strong presence on the annual Best Doctors in America® survey. This year, the local list included 119 physicians who currently work at […]

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Funding continues for comprehensive ALS care across Florida

The Florida Legislature has renewed funding for the Bitner/Plante Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Initiative of Florida, once again providing $1 million to ALS clinics around the state that provide […]

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Universities should factor faculty patent, commercialization activities into tenure career advancement

New demands on universities go beyond research and teaching to basic research and technology transfer, NAI paper says Tampa, FL  (April 28, 2014) —  Should universities change their […]