Archive for the Research Category
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USF associate professor investigates link between quality and cost of health care for diabetic patients

Dr. Troy Quast suggests opportunities exist for improving quality of care with minimal effects on cost Tampa, FL (June 30, 2015) – Are higher costs in health care […]

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Message From The Vice Dean For Research: Celebrating clinical researchers

This month’s message celebrates the efforts of our clinical researchers and the Office of Clinical Research at the Morsani College of Medicine.  As basic and translational science uncover […]

Dr. Chad Dickey and team at the Bryd Alzheimer's Institute

Chad Dickey studies key role of chaperone proteins in Alzheimer’s, other diseases

Breathing, talking walking, remembering…. All these functions are coordinated by thousands of proteins out on the front lines keeping cells alive, healthy and working normally.  They are helped […]

Ebola virus

Dr. Uversky contributes to research helping unravel Ebola’s lethality

Last year’s Ebola outbreak in South Africa developed into one of the deadliest in history, but why? There are no effective treatments or vaccines against the hemorrhagic fever […]

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USF College of Nursing receives $2.7 million NIH grant to study gut microbiome of preterm infants

Dr. Maureen Groer leads a group of USF Health researchers in a five-year study examining the connection between digestive tract microbes and health and development Tampa, FL (June […]

COPH researcher Rays Jiang and her team

USF researcher helps identify host factor essential for malaria parasite to infect human red blood cells

Rays Jiang’s computational biology expertise powers antimalarial drug discovery efforts Red blood cells are a prime target for infection by the malaria parasite, but the absence of a […]

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USF Health and Florida Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgery team up to expand cardiovascular education and research

The academic partnership with a preeminent heart transplant group will help position the University as a national leader in cardiovascular care Tampa, FL (June 15, 2015) —The USF Health […]

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USF researchers develop novel ketone supplements to enhance non-toxic cancer therapy

The mouse model study combined a ketogenic diet and supplements with hyperbaric oxygen therapy  Tampa, FL (June 10, 2015) — A team of researchers from the Hyperbaric Biomedical […]

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Dr. Lucy Guerra captures the essence of working at an academic medical center, reflects on power of a team-based approach to patient care [multimedia]

This is the first story in a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care […]

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USF research influences understanding, treatment of connective tissue disorders

By Saundra Amrhein As a graduate student David Birk, PhD, developed an interest in connective tissues and the cells that produced these molecular building blocks. He became fascinated […]