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USF STEM Academy students experience “wow factor” at hands-on robotics session

Forehead buried in a surgery console, Savannah Summy, 16, appeared intent on tying a knot in the suture thread using micro-movements of the robotic instruments she controlled remotely. […]

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New Government Affairs website offers real-time legislative updates

USF Health has lauched a  new Government Affairs website,  http://hscweb3.hsc.usf.edu/govaffairs/. The 2014 Florida Legislative Session kicked off March 4 and is scheduled to end May 2.   The new […]

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USF Health cardiologists apply advanced catheter technology to treat atrial fibrillation at Tampa General

Tampa General Hospital is among the first in the region to offer the new high-tech catheter device  Tampa, FL (April 1, 2014)  –Tampa General Hospital is among the […]

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IHSC members foster partnership between USF Health and Panama over spring break

Students and professionals from the USF International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC) embarked on a service-learning trip March 24 to the rural mountain town of Chicá, Panama, located about […]

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USF Health celebrates FCI arrival, strengthened clinical cardiology group

The marriage of Florida Cardiovascular Institute and the USF Health Department of Cardiovascular Sciences was celebrated Wednesday evening, March 27, with a reception at the USF Health Center […]

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USF stereology expertise tapped for study published in New England Journal of Medicine

Peter Mouton was a co-author of the research showing that brain irregularities indicate prenatal origin of autism March 27, 2014 – A new study published today in the […]

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Project World Health recognized for 15 years of service to people of Jarabacoa

Project World Health  recently returned from its 15th annual medical mission trip to Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic, where USF Health medical student, faculty and community volunteers were recognized for […]

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Blood-brain barrier repair after stroke may prevent chronic brain deficits, USF preclinical study finds

Research to develop stroke therapies should consider that a compromised blood-brain barrier can trigger changes in brain areas remote from the initial damage TAMPA, Fla.(March 25, 2014) – […]

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USF Health celebrates National Public Health Week April 7-13

April 7-13 is National Public Health Week. Don’t know where to celebrate?  Well, look no farther than the USF College of Public Health. National Public Health Week is […]

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USF Health navigators to host enrollment events March 26 and 31 at USF Tampa campus

“USF, Get Covered!” open to university campus, community; anyone with questions about coverage welcome Tampa, FL (March. 24, 2014) – As the March 31 deadline to enroll for coverage […]

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Dreams come true at this year’s Match Day

CLICK HERE FOR MATCH DAY 2014 RESULTS Alicia Billington was the first to find out. “Plastic surgery at University of South Florida,” she said, as she opened the […]

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On Match Day, USF medical students push for GME funds with U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor

Graduating medical students at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine celebrated the next step in their careers at Match Day Friday – but first they and leading […]

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Stem cell combination therapy improves traumatic brain injury, USF study finds

Umbilical cord cell and growth factor treatment tested in animal models could offer hope for millions, including U.S. war veterans with traumatic brain injuries Tampa, FL (March 20, […]

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Future starts at Match Day 2014 for USF Health medical students

New doctors tend to practice in states where they conduct their residency specialty training. Where will this year’s graduating USF Health medical students do their residencies? Find out […]

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Scholarship established to recognize education leader Dr. John Sinnott

Devoting time to the needs of the community is at the heart of a new scholarship for USF medical students. Called the Dr. John Sinnott Merit Scholarship in […]

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FDA fast tracks Friedreich’s ataxia drug undergoing testing in USF-led trial

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday designated fast-track status to EPI-743 for the treatment of Friedreich’s ataxia – a move that will help accelerate clinical development of […]