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Research on excessively “leaky” microvessels may lead to better trauma treatment

Jerome Breslin studies what happens when the endothelial barrier is breeched by traumatic injury and inflammation Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death among people ages 1 […]

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Stress bites! USF researchers study mosquito/bird interactions

Research shows stressed-out birds more attractive to mosquitoes, raising fears birds exposed to stressors such as road noise, pesticides and light pollution, will be bitten more often and […]

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Welcome i2b2: Our powerful new research tool

In this era of “big data,” spanning basic, translational, and clinical research, I am often asked how an investigator can search USF electronic medical records for potential associations […]

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USF team part of global health effort to accelerate neglected infectious diseases drug discovery

The researchers screened 400 compounds for the Malaria Box project, one of the first open-source drug discovery efforts to combat infectious diseases Tampa, FL (July 28, 2016) — […]

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Computerized brain training designed to improve visual attention reduces dementia risk

Older adults who completed 11 or more sessions of training had a 48 percent reduced risk of dementia over the 10-year study period, a University of South Florida […]

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Placental syndromes increase women’s short-term risk for cardiovascular diseases

University of South Florida study indicates these syndromes, when combined with poor pregnancy outcomes, can confer additional cardiovascular disease risk sooner Tampa, FL (July 22, 2016) — The […]

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USF Public Health awarded Army contract to train military clinicians in treatment of PTSD

Tampa, FLA (July 6, 2016) – The University of South Florida College of Public Health has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and […]

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University police are here for the USF Health community [video]

The nooks and crannies of the many, large and maze-like buildings that make of USF Health could seem impossible to navigate by anyone. But if faculty, staff or […]

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Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute ready to take clinical trials on the road

The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute unveiled its mobile Memory Research Suite on June 28 – a groundbreaking traveling “clinic” designed to bring the latest clinical drug trials […]

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USF researchers find stroke damages blood-spinal cord barrier

Stroke’s long-term effects on blood-spinal cord barrier can lead to ‘an increasingly toxic environment’ in spinal cord and ‘significant input on disease pathology’ Tampa, Fla. (June 14, 2016) […]