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USF awarded NIH grant to find new treatments for fatal infections caused by pathogenic free-living amoeba [video]

Among the microbes targeted is the brain-eating amoeba Naegleria fowleri Tampa, FL (Sept. 3, 2015) — University of South Florida College of Public Health researchers were recently awarded a […]

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Message From The Vice Dean For Research: Celebrating clinical researchers

This month’s message celebrates the efforts of our clinical researchers and the Office of Clinical Research at the Morsani College of Medicine.  As basic and translational science uncover […]

Bailee Olliff and Viktor Flores are volunteer student directors for the clinic located inside the USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare.

BRIDGE Clinic receives funding from the Temple Terrace Rotary Club

The student-run USF Health BRIDGE Clinic was one of the top recipients of a new funding source created by the Rotary Club of Temple Terrace. In May, the […]

Dr. Chad Dickey and team at the Bryd Alzheimer's Institute

Chad Dickey studies key role of chaperone proteins in Alzheimer’s, other diseases

Breathing, talking walking, remembering…. All these functions are coordinated by thousands of proteins out on the front lines keeping cells alive, healthy and working normally.  They are helped […]

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Governor approves funding for Morsani College of Medicine move downtown

Gov. Rick Scott today signed a state budget into law that includes $17 million to begin relocating the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine to downtown Tampa. The […]

Ebola virus

Dr. Uversky contributes to research helping unravel Ebola’s lethality

Last year’s Ebola outbreak in South Africa developed into one of the deadliest in history, but why? There are no effective treatments or vaccines against the hemorrhagic fever […]

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Dr. Terri Ashmeade brings patient safety to the forefront of medical training, and has the data to back it up [Multimedia]

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’s Dr. Charles Lockwood elected to March of Dimes National Board

Charles J. Lockwood, MD, senior associate vice president for USF Health and dean of the Morsani College of Medicine, has been elected to the March of Dimes National […]

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USF College of Nursing receives $2.7 million NIH grant to study gut microbiome of preterm infants

Dr. Maureen Groer leads a group of USF Health researchers in a five-year study examining the connection between digestive tract microbes and health and development Tampa, FL (June […]

COPH researcher Rays Jiang and her team

USF researcher helps identify host factor essential for malaria parasite to infect human red blood cells

Rays Jiang’s computational biology expertise powers antimalarial drug discovery efforts Red blood cells are a prime target for infection by the malaria parasite, but the absence of a […]

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Student veteran from College of Pharmacy selected as new Tillman Scholar

John Pasciak, a student at the USF College of Pharmacy, has been named a 2015-16 Tillman Scholar.  Pasciak, a third-year student in the college’s Doctor of Pharmacy program, was […]

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USF Health and Florida Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgery team up to expand cardiovascular education and research

The academic partnership with a preeminent heart transplant group will help position the University as a national leader in cardiovascular care Tampa, FL (June 15, 2015) —The USF Health […]

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USF researchers develop novel ketone supplements to enhance non-toxic cancer therapy

The mouse model study combined a ketogenic diet and supplements with hyperbaric oxygen therapy  Tampa, FL (June 10, 2015) — A team of researchers from the Hyperbaric Biomedical […]

Long time MCOM Student Affairs Office staffer Willie Mitchell

Willie Mitchell is retiring from MCOM Student Affairs, leaving a legacy of service with a smile

For 26 years, Willie Mitchell has helped thousands of medical students navigate through medical school. He is the first person visitors see in the Office of Student Affairs […]

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Dr. Lucy Guerra captures the essence of working at an academic medical center, reflects on power of a team-based approach to patient care [Multimedia]

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

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USF Health Byrd Institute brings award-winning play about Alzheimer’s in African American community to Tampa

Production part of sustained, nationwide effort to increase minority enrollment in clinical trials Tampa, FL (June 1, 2015) – The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has teamed up […]