USF Health In the News – for the week of February 8, 2010

For the week of February 8, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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St. Petersburg Times

Female surgeon in Tampa encourages other women to go into the field

Her concern is so great that in September Ross launched the USF Women in Surgery initiative from her Tampa home…


St. Petersburg Times

Asperger’s to be classified as autism in new mental health bible

… students in their early 20s at the Learning Academy, a transitional program at the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University of South Florida in Tampa…


Tampa Tribune

Teen makes it clear – it’s not all about numbers

… and a family,” says researcher Russell Kirby, of the University of South Florida department of community and family…


Medpage Today

Mass. Restaurant Law Aimed at Stopping Allergic Reactions

… said Richard Lockey, MD, director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.


The News International – Pakistan

Active rest boost memory

…transfer of memory, said Dr. Paul Sanberg, director of the University of South Florida Center for Aging and Brain Repair in Tampa. The finding…


Tampa Tribune (New Jersey Online; Alabama Local News;;;;

Running Safely: What to Ask

…medicine specialist and head medical team physician for athletics at the University of South Florida. An apparent increase in the number of deaths…

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2.8 Million to Drive Development of Parkinson’s Disease Biomarker

…a Biomarker of Parkinson’s Disease Chuanhai Cao, PhD, University of South Florida, College of Medicine Analysis of the Enteric Nervous System…


Louisville Courier-Journal

Nursing home bill now ‘on life support’

…journal Nursing Economics. And a September 2009 report from the University of South Florida found evidence that quality of care has substantially…



Piedmont Triad, N.C., biotech news/Targacept Receives $200 Million Upfront Payment from AstraZeneca

…received from AstraZeneca, as well as royalties, to the University of South Florida Research Foundation. Targacept has retained an option for…


MyFOX Philadelphia

Study Links Soda With Pancreatic Cancer

…people, in many cases, it’s impossible to really find out the truth,” said USF Health’s and TGH’s Dr. Alex Rosemurgy. Dr. Rosemurgy points out that…


St. Petersburg Times

Fake pills for FCAT stress causes stir at Hillsborough elementary school

… good intentions,” said Kathleen Armstrong, a clinical psychologist in University of South Florida’s Department of Pediatrics division of child development…



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