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Research Day speaker: “Tell the story of biomedical research”

February 24, 2014

I  attended the lecture by USF Health Research Day speaker Dr. James W. Simpkins, because I was intrigued by the title of his talk:  [...]

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Can blueberries in a pill help rev an aging brain?

February 10, 2014

I love blueberries, but I’ll probably never be able to eat enough of the healthy little super fruit to boost my aging brain. So, [...]

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USF professor weighs in on pharma development trend: drug repositioning

November 11, 2013

In a recent American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences blog, USF Health’s Shu-Feng Zhou, MD, PhD, discusses how the strategy of finding new uses for [...]

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A missing piece of stem cell brain repair puzzle discovered

October 7, 2013

USF Health distinguished neuroscientist Cesar Borlongan, PhD, has spent much of his career focused on advancing stem cell therapy for brain disorders, including stroke [...]

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A new take on the ticking biological clock

April 29, 2013

When it comes to reproduction, women aren’t the only ones who may need to heed ticking biological clocks. Newer studies, including one by researchers [...]

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USF’s novel ovarian cancer detection research featured on federal website

April 4, 2013

Department of Defense-funded research by USF Health Morsani College of Medicine researchers Patricia Kruk, PhD, and Santo Nicosia, MD, is featured on a video posted to [...]

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USF Parkinson’s, ataxia research excellence on display at AAN meeting

March 21, 2013

At the 65th American Academy of Neurology Annual (AAN) Annual Meeting this week in SanDiego, USF Health’s Department of Neurology has been featured in [...]


One of world’s leading experts on river blindness calls USF home

February 5, 2013

While well recognized and respected among their professional peers, many USF Health researchers toil relentlessly — and often in relative obscurity from the general [...]

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Removing the stigma of HIV testing

November 20, 2012

New guidelines proposed by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend that nearly everyone ages 15 to 64 be screened for HIV, even if they are [...]

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USF Pharmacy applies Western medicine research rigor to Chinese medicine

November 1, 2012

The USF College of Pharmacy’s acupuncture research with a renowned group at Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine isn’t shying away from the challenge of [...]

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