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Patient perspective helps shape Dr. Rebecca Sutphen’s hereditary cancer research

Genetic testing has been available since the mid-1990s to determine if a woman is likely to face one of her gender’s greatest fears: inherited breast and ovarian cancer. […]

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USF gets $2.3M NIH grant to test new Huntington’s disease therapy merging nanomedicine and gene silencing (Audio)

Led by neurologist Dr. Juan-Sanchez-Ramos, the mouse-model study will refine a noninvasive nose-to-brain delivery system using manganese nanoparticles Huntington’s disease (HD) is an incurable, hereditary brain disorder that […]

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USF Health, Aetna report on national community-based study of cancer genetic counseling and testing services

Study identifies gaps in clinical genetic counseling services for women undergoing BRCA genetic testing Tampa, FL (Oct. 1, 2015) – A University of South Florida-led research collaboration with Aetna, […]

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USF Health offers new course in human genomics this fall

Watch City of Tampa TV show on Genomics at USF Health  Genomics, the study of genes and their function, is a burgeoning field that is changing the face […]

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USF and cancer advocacy organization FORCE get PCORI award to boost new national clinical research network

Tampa, FL (Jan. 23, 2014) – A team led by the University of South Florida (USF Health) Morsani College of Medicine and the leading national hereditary breast and […]

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Study finds gene that predicts happiness in women

New finding may help explain the gender difference in happiness Tampa, FL (Aug. 28, 2012) — A new study has found a gene that appears to make women […]

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Dr. Stephen Liggett to lead USF Personalized Medicine Center

Tampa, FL (June 13, 2012)  — Stephen B. Liggett, MD, a pioneer in the emerging field of personalized medicine, will help USF Health build an interdisciplinary center that […]