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Novel stapled peptide nanoparticle combination prevents RSV infection, study finds

A Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s and VA Hospital/University of South Florida team created the antiviral therapy, which harnesses the power of stapled peptide and nanoparticle technologies to thwart the respiratory [...]

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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, [...]

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FDA fast tracks Friedreich’s ataxia drug undergoing testing in USF-led trial

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday designated fast-track status to EPI-743 for the treatment of Friedreich’s ataxia – a move that will help accelerate clinical development of [...]

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USF Health Cardiovascular Sciences among Afib ablation leaders in DECAAF trial

MRI helps assess effect of atrial fibrosis on Afib ablation therapy outcome, multinational study reported in JAMA shows A provocative study recently reported in the Journal of the [...]

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USF Health researchers closer to improving safety, effectiveness of lithium therapy

Lithium salicylate produced steady blood and brain lithium levels up to 48 hours following oral dose, the recent preclinical study showed Tampa, FL (March 11, 2014) – Lithium, [...]

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Solid research and strong mentoring help medical student publish as first author

A foundation in knowledge and a positive mentor helped second-year medical student James A. Mauro publish his research as first author in the Feb. 25 issue of the [...]

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Public health professor contributes to high-impact research on autism

USF College of Public Health researcher Russell Kirby, PhD, has contributed to two key studies with implications for the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder in the U.S. population. [...]