USF Health In the News – for the week of March 7, 2011

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USF Health’s Klasko takes better docs drive to national platform

Tampa Bay Business Journal‎

A survey that the University of South Florida is just completing shows 60 percent of physicians practicing three years or less feel that despite being more than $100000 in debt, they did not learn what they most needed in practice, Dr. Stephen Klasko

Changing med school to train 21st century leaders

ModernHealthcare.com

In a survey that the University of South Florida College of Medicine is just completing, 60% of physicians practicing three years or less feel that despite being more than $100000 in debt, they did not learn what they most needed in practice…

Lyons: These stem cells for the heart are snake oil

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Dr. Leslie Miller, chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of South Florida’s college of medicine, says it is best to demand evidence and stick with providers who don’t dodge regulations or keep their results on a…

Florida spring: Love is in the air, on cars and hanging by a thread

St. Petersburg Times

This year is nasty, but ordinary, says Dr. Richard Lockey, director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at the University of South Florida. The sneeze peak should hit in a couple of weeks and taper off in another month…

New study offers hope to those with Alzheimer’s

Zee News ‎ (Newstrack

India, TruthDive, BiScholarNews, SiFy)

University of South Florida‘s Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair and collaborators from three private-sector research groups, Saneron CCEL Therapeutics, Inc., Tampa, FL, Cryo-Cell International, Inc., Oldsmar, FL, and Cryopraxis, Cell Praxis,

USF study finds blood-brain barrier damaged by devastating disease

Insciences Organisation (R&D Magazine, ScienceBlog.com, EurekAlert, HealthCanal.com, BioPortfolio)

University of South Florida researchers identified damage in specific brain structures involved in the pathology of MPS II B, one of four Sanfilippo syndromes, all inherited diseases of metabolism. The study, using a mouse model of MPS III B

Jackson Lab set to take case to Tallahassee

Sarasota Herald-Tribune‎

Jackson’s approach seems to fit that model, with a day-to-day collaboration of pure genetic researchers, the University of South Florida with its college of medicine and its own well-funded research teams, and Sarasota Memorial Hospital, which has the

MONDAY’S CUP: Jackson Lab still has many hurdles ahead

Gulf Coast Business Review 

Other regional collaborators include the University of South Florida, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and Sarasota County government. Officials involved in the project won’t say exactly how much taxpayer money may be involved. According to Sen.

Possible Cure for Alzheimer’s

TopNews United States‎ (MedIndia, BioMed Middle East, American Banking News, TopNews, Tradders Huddle.com, Time Healthland)

The research has been conducted by the University of South Florida. The department of Neurosurgery and brain repair as well as a lot of collaborators such as Cryopraxis, Cell Praxis, BioRio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the Oldsmar

Blood-Brain Barrier Structural And Functional Impairment Discovered In MPS III B Mice

Medical News Today‎ (Eureka! ScienceNews, HealthCanal.com, BrightSurf.com)

University of South Florida researchers identified damage in specific brain structures involved in the pathology of MPS III B, one of four Sanfilippo syndromes, all of which are inherited diseases of metabolism. The study, using a mouse model of MPS

Symposium inspires women to choose careers in surgery

10 Connects

We need to encourage more women to come into surgery and choose that as a career, as well as to empower for those who already chose surgery as a career,” said General Surgeon with the University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General

Jackson Laboratory seeking $300 million

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Jackson Lab picked Sarasota County over Hillsborough last week for the institute in a partnership with Sarasota Memorial Hospital and the University of South Florida. Hillsborough officials have said that the deal on the table included $100 million

Jackson Lab wanted too much, local leaders say

Tampa Tribune

It wants to create a Florida satellite campus that would team up with the University of South Florida and create treatments tailored to an individual person’s specific genetics. However, building research labs from scratch doesn’t come cheap

Menstrual Blood Cells Contain Proliferative Stem Cells That Can Differentiate…

Medical News Today‎ (RedOrbit.com, PhysOrg.com, TraddersHuddle.com, GlobalNewsWire, BioMed Middle East, Stock Market Review)

According to Dr. Jun Tan, professor of psychiatry and Robert A. Silver chair at the Rashid Laboratory for Developmental Neurobiology, USF Silver Child Development Center, one of the major causes of AD is the deposition of amyloid beta (AB)

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