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Flu to Ebola, Research Day speaker on the frontline of disease detective work

February 26, 2015

Identifying, tracking and trying to stop the spread of infectious and chronic diseases is the charge of the disease detectives at the Centers for […]

Workshop focuses on communicating essence of your research to public

October 11, 2014

Many faculty members, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students convey passion about their research in scholarly settings, yet they may feel less comfortable and effective […]

New funding for USF’s prevention research center no small feat

June 16, 2014

The College of Public Health’s Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) has been continuously funded by the Centers for Disease Control since its founding in […]

Neuroscientist shares insights on learning and memory at TEDx TampaBay

May 19, 2014

“Memory formation is paramount in making us who we are today,”  USF Health neuroscientist Edwin Weeber, PhD, told an audience of hundreds attending the […]

New USF Health leader: Federal research funding ROI outweighs cost

May 13, 2014

Federal support of biomedical research yields a nearly 2-to-1 return on investment, economic analyses from various sources confirm.   A 2012 Milken Institute report showed […]

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:  […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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