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Patients at center of 8th annual FARA-USF scientific symposium

Patients have always been the center of the yearly scientific symposium hosted by the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) and the University of South Florida Ataxia Research Center. […]

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Harvard health economist to lead health care panel discussion with experts from USF Health and community

Tampa, FL (April 6, 2016) — Meredith Rosenthal, PhD, professor of health economics and policy and associate dean for diversity at Harvard School of Public Health, will lead […]

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Mosquito species may be key to transmitting EEE virus in southeast U.S.

USF-led study of Culex erraticus probes ecology of Eastern equine encephalitis virus, one of the most deadly mosquito-borne viruses, which can affect horses and, in rare cases, humans. […]


Med students develop health care solutions in Dominican Republic

In preparation for an upcoming mission trip to the Dominican Republic in October 2016, students in the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) are working to raise awareness about their […]

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Boost your interdisciplinary research opportunities

We have been talking a lot about interdisciplinary research at the Morsani College of Medicine and USF Health recently, so I want to share some interesting nuances to […]

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USF neonatologist studies inflammatory pathways that may lead to new treatments for sickest newborns [multimedia]

University of South Florida neonatologist Akhil Maheshwari, MD, and his team advance research to understand, detect and identify novel treatments for necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, a life-threatening inflammatory […]

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Pirates invade USF Match Day 2016, deliver good news to USF medical students heading to residencies

Gasparilla’s Ye Mystic Krewe pirates and U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor cheer on senior medical students as they learned where they will conduct their medical residencies. Miss the UStream […]

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USF Health Morsani College of Medicine moves up in latest U.S. News rankings

Push for excellence in research and education leads to 16 position rise since last year The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has upped its game in the […]


Morsani College of Medicine and its departments advance in the 2015 Blue Ridge Reports

USF Pediatrics is ranked #1 in the nation for NIH funding. USF Ob/Gyn is #10. The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine colleges and several of its departments […]

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Rhea Chiles tribute celebrates USF center’s legacy, looks to its future [videos]

Public health scholars and community leaders gather to highlight 20 years of the Chiles Center’s statewide contributions to the health of mothers, children and families As they celebrated […]

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USF Health research on neuroprotective protein shifts to drug discovery with £875,000 Dementia Consortium project

New dementia drug discovery efforts get underway this month at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla., thanks to £875,000 funding (approximately $1.2 million) from the Dementia Consortium. […]


USF Health IS to present research at AAMC

Three USF Health Information Systems (IS) research submissions have been selected for full session presentations at the upcoming 2016 Information Technology in Academic Medicine Conference. The conference, sponsored by the […]


Tampa General Hospital gives $3.5 million for Heart Institute, neurosciences at USF Health

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 29, 2016) – The University of South Florida announced today that it has received a $3.5 million gift from Tampa General Hospital for the USF […]


African American History Month: Seeing the past in today’s health professions

History is filled with people who have impacted health professions. In honor of African American History Month, we’d like to highlight some notable pioneers in the fields represented […]


Science rules the day at USF Health Research Day 2016 [multimedia]

A wide range of science filled the Ballroom at the Marshall Student Center, showcasing the groundbreaking work of rising research stars taking part in the annual USF Health […]

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Research Day showcases health sciences, lecture by leading ALS physician-scientist [video]

Jaymin Kathiriya, MS, an aspiring young researcher who investigates how hypoxia exacerbates pulmonary fibrosis, was among the select group of 11 students invited to give oral presentations at […]