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College students believe hookah safer alternative to cigarette smoking, USF study finds

Tampa, FL (Dec. 11, 2014) – Despite emerging evidence otherwise, many college students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, reports a University of South Florida (USF) College […]

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MCOM home to three of five USF faculty members elected 2014 AAAS Fellows

Three of the five University of South Florida  faculty members who have been named 2014 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are from the […]

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Experts share latest on Ebola at conference hosted by USF Pharmacy

Health professionals from around Tampa Bay heard up-to-date information from USF Health experts on the Ebola epidemic — gaining perspectives from epidemiology, public health, frontline patient care, and […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Arthur Labovitz, MD

Since joining the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine in 2011, Dr. Arthur Labovitz has been committed to raising the quality of cardiovascular care in the Tampa Bay […]

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USF Health investigators recognized for exceptional achievement in innovation and research

Two USF Health faculty members Subhra Mohapatra, PhD, and Shufeng Zhou, MD, PhD, were among the four USF professors to receive this year’s USF Excellence in Innovation Award […]

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“Tremendous progress” in race against Friedreich’s ataxia highlighted at USF-FARA scientific symposium [VIDEO]

“What a difference a year makes” was a theme of this year’s Friedrich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium hosted by USF and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA). Researchers, clinicians, […]

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USF awarded $1.3 million to expand research to prevent back injury in firefighters

The grant is largely funded by FEMA with some matching support by the Florida Chiropractic Research Foundation Tampa, FL (Sept. 4, 2014) – The University of South Florida’s […]

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Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, USF preclinical study finds

Tampa, FL (Aug. 27, 2014) – Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, […]

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New selective therapy may improve repair of arteries after interventional cardiovascular procedures

Preclinical study shows microRNA approach inhibited re-narrowing while healing vessels Tampa, FL (Aug. 18, 2014) — A new therapy developed by researchers at the University of South Florida […]

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Chinese medicine symposium attracts campus-wide interest

The USF College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences recently held a “Symposium on Chinese Medicine: When the East Meet the West,” which was hosted by Professor Shufeng […]