Archive for the Research Category

USF medical student awarded Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellowship

Anna Cheng is the first student at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine to receive the prestigious fellowship Tampa, FL (April 28, 2017) – Anna Cheng, a second-year […]

MCOM athletic training master’s program director to receive national honor

  For the past 30 years, Steven Zinder, PhD, ATC, director of athletic training master’s program at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, focused his passion for science […]

Innovative project to help prevent firefighter injury [video]

University of South Florida researchers use advanced technologies to pinpoint physical job demands    TAMPA, Fla. (April 24, 2017) — The Firefighter Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) mimics […]

In memoriam: Dr. Lee Adair

USF Health is mourning the death of long-serving biochemistry and microbiology faculty member Winston Lee Adair Jr., PhD, who is remembered as both a brilliant scientist and an […]

Ob-Gyn fellow receives prestigious award to study breastfeeding benefits on maternal health

Research shows breastfeeding is good for babies. But is breastfeeding also good for mothers and their long-term health? Adetola F. Louis-Jacques, MD, a fellow in the Division of […]

USF researcher studies irregular cardiac electrical signals

Seeking to understand how the heart short circuits, Sami Noujaim looks for new drugs to fix atrial fibrillation Within the last three years, USF biomedical scientist Sami Noujaim, […]

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor meets with USF Health researchers to discuss importance of NIH-funded research

Funding from National Institutes of Health (NIH) helps USF conduct groundbreaking research every year. As a leading research university, the institution attracted more than $130 million from NIH […]

Tina Meketa hired to help USF Health gain more national media coverage

USF Health is trying to gain more national media coverage by hiring Tina Meketa as the Assistant Director of National and Health Media Relations.  She will pitch stories on […]

New medication significantly decreases involuntary movement

USF professor leads study on valbenazine’s effects on tardive dyskinesia.  Antipsychotic treatment can cause involuntary movements such as lip smacking, tongue protrusions and excessive eye blinking. These movements […]

Proper nutrition helps improve quality of life

It’s just like the ancient proverb, “Let food be the medicine and medicine be the food.” That’s what still stands true today. Proper nutrition helps people live healthier […]