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New on-site patient labs mean convenience and faster results for USF Health patients

In its continued effort to make the best use of patients’ time during their visits, the USF Physicians Group is opening Patient Labs in the Morsani Center for […]

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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 […]

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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) — […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Dr. Cesario Borlongan pioneers stem cell therapy research for stroke [multimedia]

Distinguished USF Health Professor Cesario Borlongan, PhD, is internationally recognized for translational research on the neuroprotective and neurorestorative effects of stem cell therapies in stroke. Over the last […]

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Dr. H. James Brownlee, family medicine leader and trusted mentor, retires

Over 21 years at USF’s medical school, H. James Brownlee, MD, distinguished himself through his pursuit of excellence and passion for teaching and patient care.  He officially retires […]

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New USF medical students belong to a record-setting class [Multimedia]

The 179 new University of South Florida medical students who donned their first white coats Friday evening are part of a class that has already broken records. The […]

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Rare diseases research can also serve the “greater good”

In this issue’s letter, I want to discuss the value of studying, and aiming to cure, rare diseases.  This is prompted by a recent New England Journal of […]

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USF awarded $2.24 M grant to improve care for older adults

USF Health will team with Tampa Family Health Centers to build a health care workforce integrating primary and geriatric care Tampa, FL (Aug. 13, 2015) — The University […]