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“Opportunity of a lifetime” for USF and Tampa Bay region

Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik unveiled his vision for the redevelopment of Tampa’s waterfront district today – a vision that includes co-locating the USF Health Morsani College […]

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USF’s new online service matches eligible patients to clinical trials

Studies investigate new treatment options for wide range of medical disorders Tampa, FL (Oct. 4, 2012) — USF Health and EmergingMed have launched a University of South Florida […]

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New course amplifies team learning by looking at patients across time

USF Health has been at the forefront for training healthcare professionals to work in teams – from its ground-breaking coursework that combines students from medical, nursing and physical […]

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Snakes in wild harbor deadly mosquito-borne EEEV virus through winter hibernation

A  new study finds snakes play role in transmission cycle of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus (EEEV), one of the most lethal mosquito-borne viruses affecting horses and humans;  Opens […]

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USF, Lakeland Regional Boards approve partnership

Tampa, FL (Sept. 25, 2012) – The Board of Trustees at the University of South Florida has approved the creation of the new USF Health System, an organization […]

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Intervention research focus of new book co-authored by Dianne Morrison-Beedy

The nuances for conducting intervention research are laid out in a new book co-authored by Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the USF College of Medicine. Called […]

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Medical students help young hands plant gardens filled with lessons [VIDEO]

[] A Children’s Garden of Verses came to life earlier this month when USF medical students helped young students at the USF Patel Partnership Elementary School plant Earth […]

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USF to create USF Health System to partner with hospitals

Partnership with Lakeland Regional Medical Center proposes to create 200 new residency positions for state TAMPA, FL (Sept. 19, 2012) – USF Health is creating a new and transformative […]

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Sleep apnea in obese pregnant women linked to poor maternal and neonatal outcomes

Tampa, FL (Sept. 20, 2012) – The newborns of obese pregnant women suffering from obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to be admitted to the neonatal intensive care […]

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New youth clinic provides care for those at risk

  When Aaron Ho was younger, he never felt comfortable discussing his sexuality with a doctor. Now he realizes that discomfort may keep some teens and young adults […]

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USF Multiple Sclerosis Center part of new therapeutic landscape for patients

The same day that the University of South Florida celebrated the 20th anniversary of its USF Multiple Sclerosis Center, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new […]

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Through mentoring, USF Health helps new charter school build a pipeline for healthcare professionals

Like students in most schools, a group of elementary students in East Tampa started classes last month excited about the year ahead. But this group is a little […]

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USF Health to lead new Friedreich’s ataxia study [VIDEO]

Click here to download symposium video USF Health will be the lead site for a new study testing the safety and effectiveness of a potent antioxidant for patients […]

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USF’s advanced prosthetics research benefits combat-wounded veterans [VIDEO]

Army Sgt. Danny Swank’s lower right leg was amputated following dozens of surgeries to try to save the limb severely damaged when a grenade exploded inside his Humvee […]

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Advances in ataxia research featured Sept. 6 at USF Health CAMLS [VIDEO]

Click  here to watch archived live stream of symposium The annual scientific symposium hosted by by FARA and USF was  live streamed for the first time, with more than 900 views via social media […]

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USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute offers Amyvid brain imaging

Amyvid is the first and only FDA-approved diagnostic PET tracer for imaging beta amyloid plaques in the living brain Tampa, FL – (Sept. 5, 2012) The USF Health […]