USF Health In the News – for the week of January 18, 2010

For the week of January 18, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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St. Petersburg Times

MacDill medical team leaves for Haiti amid relief bottleneck

… said Wayne Westhoff, who has been to Haiti many times and teaches disaster management and humanitarian assistance at the University of South Florida.


St. Petersburg Times  (Tampa TribuneEthiopian ReviewZikkir)

USF grad, daughter arrive safely in Tampa from Haiti

They are staying with friends at the University of South Florida, where 31-year-old Jean Louis graduated in the fall with a master’s degree in public health …


WUSF 89.7 News

Haiti Earthquake Victim Describes Life on the Streets

University of South Florida officials are trying to help one victim of the Haiti earthquake to rebuild his life. …


TheMedGuru (24×7 Updates)

Genetic map of herbal plant may cure malaria, finds study

Milhaus, who teaches at the College of Public Health at the University of South Florida says, The possibility of increasing the global supply…


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Studies Demonstrate Link Among Alzheimer’s Disease, Down Syndrome and Atherosclerosis

…and colleagues at the Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, recently reported.


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Incorrect Cell Lines Used for Worldwide Cancer Research

Paul Sanberg is professor of neurosurgery and director at the University of South Florida Center for Aging and Brain Repair in..



Alzheimer’s discovery could lead to long-sought preventive treatment

…important paper,” says Dave Morgan, an Alzheimer’s expert at the University of South Florida not involved in the research, “This opens up a whole…


Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Intraoperative radiation exposure with the use of 18F-FDGguided thyroid cancer surgery

…operating room personnel to radiation. a Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL b Radiation Safety…


sp2 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…



Oncology Experts Headline CME Outfitters Webcast

…(CE), in co-sponsorship with The University of South Florida/USF Health, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of an evidence-based…


FOX44 News  (KMPH Fox 26Action 3 News) 

Getting bugs to buzz off

…M.D., a professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Public Health at the University of South Florida. Then wash the area with soap and water, and apply…

Enjoyment of life can help keep mind, memory sharp

The study at the University of South Florida on mice who were exhibiting signs of dementia also showed that caffeine helped slow the production of the


Pharmacy Choice

Nicole Johnson, Miss America 1999, Becomes Diabetes Ambassador

…University, and is currently seeking her Doctor of Public Health degree from the University of South Florida. Ms. Johnson continues, “One of the biggest…


ABC Action News  (

CRITICAL CONDITION: After Massachusetts, what’s next for health care?

…says Dr. Jay Wolfson, a public health policy expert at the University of South Florida. Wolfson says house Democrats would have to adopt it word…


Behavioral Health Central – blog (

Between your ears: Autism, Cell phones and Alzheimer’s and more [Pittsburgh …

Now, a group at the University of South Florida has come up with a very different take. A team led by researcher Gary Arendash has found that when mice were …



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