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USF global health professor leads workshop for Gates Foundation scientists conducting malaria research

John Adams, PhD, USF Health professor of global health, and his research team recently led a weeklong workshop for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Malaria Culture Systems […]

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Consumers, USF navigators join the conversation on affordable health care

Chris Dawson, 20, reared by his grandparents, lost health insurance when he “aged out” of the state foster care system at age 18.  So, the University of South […]

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USF faculty featured at upcoming TEDx TampaBay conference

Discount admissions to Oct. 25 event available for students Two USF Health scientists and a USF psychologist will be among the eclectic mix of presenters for  TEDx TampaBay […]

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Stem cells help repair traumatic brain injury by building a “biobridge,” USF researchers report

University of South Florida researchers have suggested a new view of how stem cells may help repair the brain following trauma. In a series of preclinical experiments, they […]

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Inaugural Alzheimer’s & the Arts fundraiser to benefit USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute

Tampa, FL (Oct. 1, 2013) — The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute will hold Alzheimer’s & the Arts, an evening of artistic expression, 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, […]

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USF navigators open for business as health insurance marketplace launches nationwide

Tampa, FL  – When the Healthcare Insurance Marketplace, a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, opened Oct. 1, USF-based navigators were prepared to help those who had […]

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USF Nursing awarded $1.25M to transition veterans’ healthcare skills into nursing careers

USF receives largest of nine federal grants for veterans’ baccalaureate nursing programs Tampa, FL (Sept. 25, 2013) – Military medics hone their medical skills in combat, supporting humanitarian […]

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New agreement, new partner for Tampa General Hospital

USF Health and Tampa General Hospital are moving forward together to improve health for Tampa Bay with the approval of a new affiliation agreement. Tampa General Hospital and […]

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Scientific symposium covers research behind the “therapeutic revolution” in Friedreich’s ataxia

A record crowd of more than 200 attended the fifth annual Scientific Symposium hosted Sept. 5 by USF and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance  (FARA). There was standing […]

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Bridging academic medicine and managed care, with help from Magic Johnson, bolsters care to central Florida HIV/AIDS patients

A new partnership between academic medicine and managed care will help patients with HIV/AIDS across central Florida gain better access to more coordinated and quality care. The USF Health Morsani College […]

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Health self-management video game created by USF College of Nursing professor

Dr. John Clochesy today attends a White House conference where a mental health version of the innovative, interactive technology will be featured Tampa, FL (Sept. 16, 2013) –  University […]

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USF College of Nursing Partners with Scotland’s University of Stirling to Study Innovative PTSD Therapy for Veterans

USF Nursing extends Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) internationally after showing promising results in the United States Tampa, FL (Sept. 12, 2013) – The University of South Florida College of […]

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USF Health Pharmacy students join clinical staff at BRIDGE Clinic

Patients are likely to benefit the most from the added expertise of USF Health College of Pharmacy students to the USF Health BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic staff. Pharmacy students […]

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David Morgan appointed to state Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee

David Morgan, PhD, CEO of the the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, was one of seven Floridians recently appointed to the state’s Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee by Governor […]

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USF leads national clinical trial testing potential Friedreich’s ataxia drug

Natchez Hanson considers one of her proudest accomplishments walking across the stage to receive her college diploma – earning a bachelor’s degree in math education.   Hansen, 24, now […]

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Stress-related protein speeds progression of Alzheimer’s disease [VIDEO]

USF-led study suggests FKBP51 is a new treatment target for diseases with tau pathology Tampa, FL (Sept. 3, 2013) – A stress-related protein genetically linked to depression, anxiety […]