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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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Cheers and hugs surround this year’s record number of MD degree graduates

Lowell Dawson, MD, was overcome by the high emotion of the day as he tried to express the effect he and his classmates would have on patients, likening [...]

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USF Health expert authors NEJM clinical article on stinging-insect allergies

Tampa, FL (April 10, 2014) – Patients with severe allergies to stings from bees, wasps, hornets, fire ants and other insects should seriously consider immunotherapy, the recommended standard [...]

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Dreams come true at this year’s Match Day

CLICK HERE FOR MATCH DAY 2014 RESULTS Alicia Billington was the first to find out. “Plastic surgery at University of South Florida,” she said, as she opened the [...]

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Dr. Bryan Bognar returns to USF Health to lead medical education

Eight years ago, Bryan Bognar, MPH, MD, was deep in the middle of preparing for reaccreditation for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. Committees, data collection, lengthy reports and [...]

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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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Molecular subtyping of breast cancer may better identify women at high risk of disease recurrence [VIDEO]

University of South Florida-led study helps refine personalized approach to breast cancer diagnosis and treatment Tampa, FL (March 6, 2014) – A method called molecular subtyping can help doctors [...]

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USF Health Research Day enjoys continued growth in numbers, caliber of science

The best of USF Health’s rising research stars presented their work in record numbers at this year’s USF Health Research Day, with 351 scientists displaying their work and [...]

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USF President Genshaft Names Dr. Charles Lockwood as Senior VP for USF Health

Media contact: Vickie Chachere, University Communications and Marketing, (813) 974-6251 or vchachere@usf.edu A National Academy member, Lockwood has held leadership positions at Ohio State, Yale and NYU  TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 20, [...]

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Faced with infertility, a couple turns to USF Health IVF for a successful pregnancy

There are no easy words to ease the impact of hearing you’re infertile, that you will never be able to have a baby. So when Shari Locascio heard [...]