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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 [...]

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USF Nursing professor joins prestigious IOM group to review health effects of herbicide exposure on Vietnam veterans

Tampa, FL (Aug. 13, 2014) – Distinguished University of South Florida Health Professor, Kevin Kip, PhD, FAHA, has been appointed to the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Committee to review [...]

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USF Health joins U.S. Rep. Castor and CDC top immunization specialist to boost HPV vaccine campaign for teens

Tampa, FL (Aug. 12, 2014) –  U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor today hosted the nation’s top immunizations specialist Dr. Anne Schuchat, who warned that while recent outbreaks of infectious [...]

Interventional cardiologist Dr. Xavier Prida joins USF Health from St. Joseph's Hospital, where he practiced for nearly 27 years.

Tampa cardiologist Dr. Xavier Prida joins USF Health Cardiovascular Sciences

Tampa, FL (July 27, 2014) – Long-time Tampa cardiologist Xavier E. Prida, MD, joined the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, Aug. 1 as an assistant professor in [...]

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Shyam Mohapatra elected one of six inaugural inductees to Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

His inventions yield biomedical products with global impact in infectious diseases and cancer Tampa, FL  (July 8, 2014) –  USF Health’s Shyam Mohapatra, PhD, a pioneer of applied [...]

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All Children’s Hospital and USF land transfer paves way for new research facility

St. Petersburg,FL (June 25, 2014) — The University of South Florida completed a transfer of 1.4 acres of land to All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine, a move [...]

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Board of Governors approves USF PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences

New program responds to need for more faculty to prepare health rehabilitation workforce Tampa, FL  (June 19, 2014) – The Florida Board of Governors gave the University of [...]

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USF tests whether medication can slow growth of abdominal aortic aneurysms

Tampa is only site on Florida’s west coast for the large-scale, NIH-funded clinical trial Tampa, FL (June 9, 2014) – A new clinical trial at USF Health is [...]

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USF awarded new funding for Florida Prevention Research Center

The new five-year funding for the USF College of Public Health-based center was highly competitive and comes with a new emphasis —  reducing the risks of colorectal cancer in underserved [...]

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USF Nursing faculty and staff open free clinic for peripheral neuropathy patients

Tampa, FL (May 7, 2014) – “I have polyneuropathy…The idiopathic kind with no clear cause.” This is how Tampa resident Bruce Dangremond, explains his struggle of living with [...]