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New compounds more potent in combatting brain-eating amoeba’s fatal infection

Tampa, FL (Jan. 28, 2015) – A University of South Florida Health College of Public Health professor and his team of researchers have zeroed in on compounds that […]

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More GME students, more doctors needed in Florida

Katie Relihan is a medical student at Florida State. But Friday morning, she was at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, where she told […]

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Hey, that didn’t hurt a bit

USF President and Public Health Dean among the first to get free flu shots Oct. 18, 2012 –  Shortly after 8 a.m. this morning the line to receive […]

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Clinical Trials: About Half of New Treatments Perform Better Than Existing Ones

Researchers show that uncertainty about new treatments meets ethical requirements On average, new treatments perform better in clinical trials only slightly more often than existing treatments, according to […]

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USF Health, All Children’s sign new agreements

ACH and USF Sign New Affiliation Agreements St. Petersburg, FL (Oct., 2012) – All Children’s Hospital and the University of South Florida have signed new affiliation agreements that […]

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Two-gene test predicts which patients with heart failure respond best to beta-blocker drug, study finds

Personalized medicine research at University of South Florida strikes early for heart genes  Tampa, FL (Oct. 16, 2012) – A landmark paper identifying genetic signatures that predict which […]

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Intervention reduces sexual risk behavior and unintended pregnancies in teen girls, study reports

The interventional trial, led by the USF College of Nursing Dean, demonstrated the benefit of a risk reduction exercise tailored to girls Tampa, FL (Oct. 9, 2012) – […]

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Innovative diagnostic tests let new USF Small Bowel Center stand out in region

USF Health has pooled this region’s best experts on gastroenterology, along with the specialty’s latest diagnostic and treatment options, and opened the Small Bowel/Lower GI Motility Center. Patients […]

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Chaperone protein subverts removal of glaucoma-causing protein, USF-led study finds

Inhibiting the protein, Grp94, could offer new treatment for the sight-robbing eye disease Tampa, FL (Oct. 8, 2012) – The chaperone protein Grp94 can interfere with the clearance […]

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Two USF Health faculty members recognized for outstanding research achievements

Two USF Health faculty members were among nine recipients of the university’s 2012 Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Awards. Eric Buhi, PhD, of the College of Public Health, and […]

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Public health dean launches college’s new brand at annual address [VIDEO]

  View the USF College of Public Health branding campaign video.  The state of the University of South Florida College of Public Health is good, and getting even better, […]

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Celebrating the spirit of children: Stories behind the winning photos

With more than 450 entries from faculty, staff and students, the first USF Health photo contest celebrating the energy, spirit and fun of children was a big hit. […]

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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 […]