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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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USF-led study suggests some patients with chronic fatigue-like illness may benefit from anti-herpesvirus drug treatment

Tampa, FL (July 25, 2013) – Many experts believe that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has several root causes including some viruses. Now, lead scientists Shara Pantry, Maria Medveczky […]

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Low doses of psychedelic drug erases conditioned fear in mice

The USF researchers unexpected finding has implications for treatment of PTSD and related disorders Low doses of a psychedelic drug erased the conditioned fear response in mice, suggesting […]

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New Physician Assistant program director aims for 2015 start for students

Twenty-four students by summer 2015. That’s the first target for David Kotun, PA-C, EdD. Second and third marks for the founding director of USF’s Physician Assistant (PA) degree […]

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USF Nursing investigates whether improving sleep reduces heart disease risk in caregivers [VIDEO]

The NIA-funded study focuses on those who care for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease at home Tampa, FL (July 9, 2013) – The University of South Florida […]

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New USF Tillman Scholars want to pursue careers in medicine to help other veterans

Three University of South Florida students recently named 2013-14 Tillman Military Scholars all  aspire to become physicians and were selected for their service, leadership and academic excellence. Richard […]

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USF gets $1 M federal grant to increase enrollment and renewal outreach in Florida Kidcare

July 2, 2013 –  The Florida Covering Kids & Families (FL-CKF) program at the University of South Florida’s Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies, was awarded a […]

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USF prosthetic research with wounded warriors may also benefit civilian amputees [VIDEO]

The Department of Defense study is testing how well multifunctional prosthetic feet work for rigorous, agile maneuvers soldiers must perform on the battlefield Whenever he leaves for the […]

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USF study links cardiac hormone-related inflammatory pathway with tumor growth

Tampa, FL (June 28, 2013) – A cardiac hormone signaling receptor abundantly expressed both in inflamed tissues and cancers appears to recruit stem cells that form the blood […]

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First graduates from health sciences charter school earn their white coats

Families filled the USF College of Public Health auditorium earlier this month, eager to see their second-graders walk across the stage to receive their first white coat as […]

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Defeating river blindness one village at a time [VIDEO]

Thomas Unnasch, PhD,  professor and chair of global health in the USF College of Public Health, is one of the world’s leading experts on onchocerciasis, or river blindness, […]

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USF Pharmacy gets grant from CoreRx and Florida High Tech Corridor to train students in pharmaceutical industry innovation

Tampa, FL (June 24, 2013) – The University of South Florida College of Pharmacy received a $195,000 grant  from CoreRx, Inc., a research-based drug development firm, and the […]

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Dr. Stephen Klasko named to lead prominent Philadelphia university and hospital system

Tampa, FL – (June 20, 2013) – Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, dean of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and CEO of USF Health, has been […]

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USF medical students shine bright in AMA spotlight, earning awards and taking the national stage

Taking active roles on a national stage earned several high-profile awards for students at the  USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, including showcasing the comprehensive range of involvement by the USF chapter […]

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Art for Clinicians: Do You See What I See? [VIDEO]

It isn’t your typical classroom. But for students in the colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health at USF Health, the Contemporary Art Museum may be the place […]

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Nontoxic therapy proves effective against metastatic cancer in preclinical research

The mouse model study by USF researchers combined ketogenic diet and hyperbaric oxygen therapy Tampa, FL (June 5, 2013) – A combination of nontoxic dietary and hyperbaric oxygen therapies effectively […]