Archive for the Research Category
A record crowd of presenters for USF Health Research Day.

USF Health hosts historic Research Day, showcasing the best in science

In what was likely the largest USF Health Research Day on record, nearly 360 presenters filled the Ballroom at the Marshall Student Center with their poster presentations, offering […]

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USF Health gears up to host annual Research Day

USF Health Research Day 2017 is only a few days away. Students and faculty from all USF Health colleges, programs and disciplines are gearing up to showcase their […]

Health and engineering scientists create mobile app for patients with heart failure

Interprofessional collaborations between health professionals and engineers can help improve patient care. That’s what’s happening at USF. A nurse scientist and an engineer worked together to develop a […]

USF Health experts: Ten ways to keep your heart healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. According to American Heart Association (AHA), more than 6 million adults currently live with heart disease. […]

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USF awarded $2.45-million by state for Zika virus research, vaccine development

The University of South Florida continues to make Zika a research focus. That’s evident through various research projects currently in the works. To bolster those efforts, the Florida Department of […]

Pioneering nanotechnology research has applications for cardiovascular diseases

The founding director of the USF Health Heart Institute has a passion for innovation, translational medicine and entrepreneurship. Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has parlayed his expertise in harnessing […]

Students showcase their talents to raise funds for USF Health BRIDGE Clinic

Kristal Ha’s emotional poem about her mother migrating to America after the Vietnam War, won the hearts of judges and more than 200 guests at the Annual BANDaids […]

USF Health selects Dr. Harry van Loveren to lead a new Neurosciences Initiative

Tampa, FLA (Jan. 17, 2017) — The University of South Florida has launched a neurosciences initiative to integrate the latest treatment and research for a wide range of […]

USF Engineering and Morsani College of Medicine partner to create Department of Medical Engineering

The new department will be home to USF’s growing biomedical engineering program TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 4, 2017) —  The University of South Florida College of Engineering and the […]

Don’t wait…

This month, I want to focus on the interplay between our intense drive as investigators to understand the root cause of a given disease and the need to […]