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Dr. Birk and Dr. Borlongan named Distinguished USF Health Professors

Two Morsani College of Medicine faculty members whose work bridges the basic and clinical sciences — David Birk, PhD, and Cesario Borlongan, PhD  — were recently designated as […]

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Researchers focus on translating science into better health for mothers and babies [Multimedia]

From molecular discoveries to health policy applications, Drs. Maureen Groer and William Sappenfield have built impressive careers working to improve perinatal care. Many parents may never understand how […]

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Innovation after 5 PM: My take on “Night Science”

Some of you may have heard my discussion of “Night Science” in a lecture or seminar that I have given at USF MCOM, and for some levity I […]

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USF College of Nursing receives $2.8M NIH grant to study cognitive impairment in breast cancer survivors

An interdisciplinary team led by Dr. Cecile Lengacher will study whether mindfulness-based stress reduction reduces chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment Tampa, FL (July 14, 2015) –The National Cancer Institute (NCI) […]

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USF global health researchers play role in discovery of new antimalarial drug

Potent compound inhibits protein synthesis at various stages of malaria parasite’s life-cycle With the rapid emergence of multi-drug resistant strains of malaria, the need to find new drugs […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]