Archive for the Neurosciences & Brain Repair Category
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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 [...]

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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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USF stereology expertise tapped for study published in New England Journal of Medicine

Peter Mouton was a co-author of the research showing that brain irregularities indicate prenatal origin of autism March 27, 2014 – A new study published today in the [...]

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Blood-brain barrier repair after stroke may prevent chronic brain deficits, USF preclinical study finds

Research to develop stroke therapies should consider that a compromised blood-brain barrier can trigger changes in brain areas remote from the initial damage TAMPA, Fla.(March 25, 2014) – [...]

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Stem cell combination therapy improves traumatic brain injury, USF study finds

Umbilical cord cell and growth factor treatment tested in animal models could offer hope for millions, including U.S. war veterans with traumatic brain injuries Tampa, FL (March 20, [...]