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USF public health student joins national campaign focusing on intimate partner violence and HIV [multimedia]

World AIDS Day is Dec. 1. Vickie Lynn, a USF College of Public Health doctoral student living with HIV, has joined a national campaign discussing intimate partner violence […]

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USF Health midwives to host screening of “The Mama Sherpas”

Midwives from USF Health will host a free screening of The Mama Sherpas at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 28, at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation […]

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Maximize Research Support Salary when writing NIH grant budgets

The MCOM Research Office is often asked how to write budgets for NIH grants with significant “% effort” by both basic scientists and clinicians. Since the latter receive […]

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Reach outside your zone when reading research literature

In today’s world of web-based access to the published literature, we may have lost something in terms of reading science for pleasure.  Moreover, I suspect that many investigators […]

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Researchers find potential source of insulin-producing cells in adult human pancreas

The USF-led study may lead to drug therapies to replenish cells destroyed or damaged by diabetes Tampa, FL (Sept. 23, 2015) — Cells that express neurogenin 3 (NGN3) […]


USF physicians earn spots on 2015-16 Best Doctors in America list

The number of USF Health physicians making the biennial Best Doctors in America® list keeps growing. This year, the local list included 129 USF Health doctors who care […]

The 7th annual FARA-USF Health Research Syposium 2015 was held on the campus of the University of South Florida September 17th, 2015.

Symposium highlights new research by industry leaders seeking first treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia [video]

Hosted by FARA and the USF Ataxia Research Center, the annual scientific symposium emphasizes a patient-centered approach to research For the first time in its seven-year history, the […]

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USF receives $5.9M 2016 Navigator grant, once again the country’s largest award

For the last 3 years Jodi Ray’s team has successfully partnered with key organizations statewide, providing enrollment education and outreach to vulnerable populations in all 67 Florida counties […]


USF Pharmacy Class of 2019 welcomed with their first white coats [video]

Know who you are, never compromise your ethics, embrace change, and respect your team. These were a few of several insights Rhea Law shared with the incoming class […]

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Spleen may provide new target for treating stroke’s debilitating inflammation

A USF preclinical study shows transplanted human bone marrow stem cells preferentially migrate to the spleen, reducing systemic inflammation of later-stage stroke Tampa, FL (Sept. 15, 2015) — […]


USF Health hand expert uses new procedure to give patients faster recovery from arthritic hand pain [video]

The wrong surgery with the wrong doctor took Ellen Polack down a path of frustration and gave her no relief from the pain in her right hand. Ellen […]


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 […]


Bayfront Health St. Petersburg becomes USF Health’s newest affiliate in Pinellas County

St. Petersburg, FL (Sept. 1, 2015) – Bayfront Health St. Petersburg announced it has signed an affiliation agreement with the University of South Florida to help expand and […]


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 […]