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USF Public Health plays pivotal role in Hillsborough County’s plan to prevent violence

Preliminary analysis of a Hillsborough County youth survey identifies a range of risk factors for violence, but also indicates that schools may be well positioned to help implement […]

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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 […]

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Dr. Bryan Bognar returns to USF Health to lead medical education

Eight years ago, Bryan Bognar, MPH, MD, was deep in the middle of preparing for reaccreditation for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. Committees, data collection, lengthy reports and […]

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March Madness inspires a great cause for at-risk youth

Over 80 supporters from the Tampa Bay area geared up in colorful basketball jerseys, striped knee-high socks and sneakers ready to put their know how to the test […]

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Lone survivor’s story brings experiences of veterans to life for medical students

When lone survivor Marcus Luttrell, a former Navy SEAL, came to Tampa Theater this Tuesday evening to kick off the first stop of his multicity Patriot Tour, the […]

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USF Health Cardiovascular Sciences among Afib ablation leaders in DECAAF trial

MRI helps assess effect of atrial fibrosis on Afib ablation therapy outcome, multinational study reported in JAMA shows A provocative study recently reported in the Journal of the […]

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Nav-Lab “Blowout” assists those seeking affordable care as deadline approaches

Tamina Johnson, a USF engineering sciences doctoral student, knows a lot about the complexities of proteins, but she needed a little help when it came to choosing healthcare […]

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USF Health researchers closer to improving safety, effectiveness of lithium therapy

Lithium salicylate produced steady blood and brain lithium levels up to 48 hours following oral dose, the recent preclinical study showed Tampa, FL (March 11, 2014) – Lithium, […]

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Molecular Medicine adds dose of fun to academic retreat

Beer isn’t a topic you’d typically associate with a scholarly gathering of faculty and graduate students.  Neither would you expect to see a departmental chairman riding a bicycle […]

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Molecular subtyping of breast cancer may better identify women at high risk of disease recurrence [VIDEO]

University of South Florida-led study helps refine personalized approach to breast cancer diagnosis and treatment Tampa, FL (March 6, 2014) – A method called molecular subtyping can help doctors […]

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Solid research and strong mentoring help medical student publish as first author

A foundation in knowledge and a positive mentor helped second-year medical student James A. Mauro publish his research as first author in the Feb. 25 issue of the […]

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Public health professor contributes to high-impact research on autism

USF College of Public Health researcher Russell Kirby, PhD, has contributed to two key studies with implications for the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder in the U.S. population. […]

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USF Health Ybor Youth Clinic to host first annual, fun-filled scavenger hunt to benefit underserved, at-risk youth

USF Health’s Ybor Youth Clinic, the first-ever free healthcare clinic for underserved and at-risk youth in Tampa Bay, is hosting its first annual Ybor’s Alley-Oop for Youth fundraiser […]

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Dr. Stephen Liggett named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

He will be inducted March 7 with this year’s group of 143 outstanding innovators Stephen B. Liggett, MD, vice dean for research in the USF Health Morsani College […]

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USF Health navigators host March 6 event to help consumers enroll in Health Insurance Marketplace

“Nav-Lab” open to USF campus, community; anyone with questions about coverage welcome Tampa, FL (Feb. 25, 2014) — An on-site community outreach event to help consumers learn more […]

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USF Health Research Day enjoys continued growth in numbers, caliber of science

The best of USF Health’s rising research stars presented their work in record numbers at this year’s USF Health Research Day, with 351 scientists displaying their work and […]