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A human enzyme can reduce neurotoxic amyloids in mouse model of dementia

The USF-led study suggests CyP40 or similar proteins may be potential therapeutics for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases TAMPA, Fla. (June 27, 2017) — A naturally occurring human enzyme […]

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Empowered and hopeful, 172 new physicians graduate from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

  The largest class in the history of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine filled the stage of the Carol Morsani Hall in the Straz Center for […]

USF Health’s Dr. John Curran named Deputy Secretary of Children’s Medical Services

USF Health’s John Curran, MD, was named deputy secretary of Children’s Medical Services (CMS) by the Florida Department of Health. Dr. Curran, who is professor of pediatrics, associate […]

USF Health faculty, students team up to give medical care in Haiti

More than 2,200 patients in a small village in Haiti benefited from a two-week visit by USF Health faculty, students and resident physicians as part of a medical […]

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Teen never realized how undernourished she was until USF surgeon corrects digestive blockage

USF surgeon Dr. Charles Paidas reconstructed Kaitlin Smith’s intestines, fixing a problem that had haunted the teen her entire life Kaitlin Smith earned great grades and awards in […]

Older African Americans incur more medical debt than older whites

Tampa, FL (April 15, 2016) — Older African American adults incur substantially more medical debt compared to older whites, reports a new study by researchers from the University […]

Patient advisory council aims to strengthen USF Physicians Group patient experience

A newly formed Family and Patient Advisory Council is helping the USF Physicians Group hear directly from patients on ways to improve patient experience at USF Health. Made […]

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USF Physical Therapy launches $1.3M FEMA back injury prevention study with Tampa Bay firefighters

The 13-month trial assessing targeted exercises to reduce the risk of low back injury begins with Tampa Fire Rescue and will expand to fire departments in St. Petersburg […]

USF COPH fills National Public Health Week with awareness and community events

The USF College of Public Health hosted National Public Health week with a series of events spanning from film screenings to blood drives. It’s an opportunity to raise […]

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USF Pharmacy students celebrate a successful Match for seniors heading to residency programs

Senior USF pharmacy students were surrounded by classmates as they celebrated their Match Day April 8. The special gathering was a culmination of the several weeks needed to […]

Zika Virus UPDATE #1: Q&A

The Zika virus pandemic continues to expand. As of March 23, 2016 there were 39 countries included on the CDC’s Travel Alerts (http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices). In a remarkably short span […]

Harvard health economist to lead health care panel discussion with experts from USF Health and community

Tampa, FL (April 6, 2016) — Meredith Rosenthal, PhD, professor of health economics and policy and associate dean for diversity at Harvard School of Public Health, will lead […]

Mosquito species may be key to transmitting EEE virus in southeast U.S.

USF-led study of Culex erraticus probes ecology of Eastern equine encephalitis virus, one of the most deadly mosquito-borne viruses, which can affect horses and, in rare cases, humans. […]

Med students develop health care solutions in Dominican Republic

In preparation for an upcoming mission trip to the Dominican Republic in October 2016, students in the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) are working to raise awareness about their […]

Boost your interdisciplinary research opportunities

We have been talking a lot about interdisciplinary research at the Morsani College of Medicine and USF Health recently, so I want to share some interesting nuances to […]

USF neonatologist studies inflammatory pathways that may lead to new treatments for sickest newborns [multimedia]

University of South Florida neonatologist Akhil Maheshwari, MD, and his team advance research to understand, detect and identify novel treatments for necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, a life-threatening inflammatory […]