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NIH hypertension study makes a stronger case for aiming for even lower blood pressure

A national clinical trial was halted when it became evident that more intensive management of high blood pressure for certain people improved survival and incidence of heart attacks, […]

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USF Health and FARA to host Sept. 17 scientific symposium

Pharma, biotech leaders will discuss several new clinical studies testing drugs and gene therapy for Friedreich’s ataxia Tampa, FL (Aug. 31, 2015) — The University of South Florida (USF) […]

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Updated information on Erika

  Posted: Aug. 29, 4:05 p.m. Updated reports show that Erika has broken up and is no longer a tropical storm. There are no planned closings for USF and there are no […]


Dr. Harry van Loveren takes the most challenging cases while giving patients understanding, knowledge and the confidence they seek in a neurosurgeon [video]

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

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Dr. Cesario Borlongan pioneers stem cell therapy research for stroke [multimedia]

Distinguished USF Health Professor Cesario Borlongan, PhD, is internationally recognized for translational research on the neuroprotective and neurorestorative effects of stem cell therapies in stroke. Over the last […]

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Dr. H. James Brownlee, family medicine leader and trusted mentor, retires

Over 21 years at USF’s medical school, H. James Brownlee, MD, distinguished himself through his pursuit of excellence and passion for teaching and patient care.  He officially retires […]


New USF medical students belong to a record-setting class [Multimedia]

The 179 new University of South Florida medical students who donned their first white coats Friday evening are part of a class that has already broken records. The […]

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Rare diseases research can also serve the “greater good”

In this issue’s letter, I want to discuss the value of studying, and aiming to cure, rare diseases.  This is prompted by a recent New England Journal of […]

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USF awarded $2.24 M grant to improve care for older adults

USF Health will team with Tampa Family Health Centers to build a health care workforce integrating primary and geriatric care Tampa, FL (Aug. 13, 2015) — The University […]

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USF Health launches Epic electronic health records system

USF Health converted to Epic electronic health records (EHR) system at all its clinical sites Aug. 1, launching a new era of efficiency, improved patient care and safety, […]


USF and cancer advocacy organization FORCE awarded $1.45M to advance clinical research network

PCORnet will focus on questions and outcomes that matters most to patients and their caregivers to help shape the future of hereditary cancer research Tampa, FL (Aug. 12, […]

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Dr. Yu Chen receives USF Excellence in Innovation Award

Yu Chen, PhD, an associate professor in the Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Molecular Medicine, was among five USF faculty members who recently received the university’s Excellence […]


Dr. Karen Bruder guides USF Health into Epic, knowing its potential for improving patient safety

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

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USF Health Clinics in South Tampa closed today (Aug. 3) due to street flooding

Tampa, FL (Aug. 3, 2015) — The following USF Health patient care clinics are closed today, Monday, August 3, due to heavy rains and street flooding in the […]


USF Public Health first in state to launch new master’s curriculum

The changes reflect the national push to provide today’s public health professionals with real-world concepts that meet today’s public health needs. The USF College of Public Health is the […]


Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute CEO champions funding for dementia research

David Morgan plays a leading role in an ambitious national research movement to help stop Alzheimer’s disease by 2025 In a year’s time Alzheimer’s disease affects more Americans […]