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Autoantibody order, timing helps predict genetically susceptible children most likely to get type 1 diabetes

USF Health-led TEDDY analysis focuses on development of multiple distinct autoantibodies targeting insulin-producing cells, from initial autoimmunity to symptomatic disease TAMPA, Fla. — Children with multiple islet autoantibodies […]

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21st Century Cures Act: FAQ

What is the Cures Act? Why is it happening now? The rule change, known as the ONC Cures Act Final Rule, is part of the 21st Century Cures […]

MCOM White Coats 4 Black Lives chapter looks to end racial discrimination in health care

Earlier this year, medical students, staff and faculty watched as protests and riots began to sweep across our country in addition to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In June, USF […]

New vaccine targeting toxic amyloid-β could help halt Alzheimer’s disease progression, preclinical study finds

University of South Florida Health neuroscientist suggests the therapeutic immunomodulatory vaccine may be safer for those with age-associated decline in immunity TAMPA, Fla (Oct. 20, 2020) — Our […]

Biomarker can help predict children’s risk for potentially fatal malaria

A USF-Health led study analyzing plasma cell-free DNA indicates host inflammation is as important as damage inflicted by the parasite in cerebral malaria TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2020) […]

Get out the vote! And vote safely.

COVID-19 has prevented access to many things, but voting in the General Election this November is not one of them. From a medical perspective, there are a few […]

Enzyme SSH1 impairs the disposal of accumulating cellular “garbage,” leading to brain cell death

University of South Florida Health neuroscientists discover a defect early in autophagy that may help develop SSH1 inhibitors to treat Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases TAMPA, Fla (Oct. […]

USF Health unveils student counseling center in CAMLS

Student counseling and primary care services available on the USF campus will now extend to downtown Tampa with the new CAMLS Health and Wellness Center, due to open […]

USF Health earns accreditation for Pediatric Psychology Internship

As USF Health continues to rise in the ranks of elite academic medical centers, they have to keep enhancing their portfolio with quality programs for students, interns and […]

USF at forefront as world’s top virus experts meet to address COVID-19, preparing for future pandemics

USF Health’s Dr. Christian Brechot leads the Global Virus Network The University of South Florida was at the forefront when the world’s top virologists met recently to identify […]

New botanical research effort aims to bolster science on medicinal plants

The ability to leverage new research methods and scientific discovery is key to advancing medical knowledge. A perfect example of that push for innovation will be found in […]

Telehealth saves USF Health patients and the environment

As COVID-19 forced the closing of many health care practices, USF Health quickly shifted gears in March to convert patient appointments from in-person to telehealth. Since then, patients […]

Strategic Hires

The following were 2019-20 strategic hires for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM): Hiram Bezerra, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine, MCOM Director of Interventional Cardiology, USF […]

Focused on the root causes of cardiac inflammation

In search of individualized heart failure therapies, Ganesh Halade leads a USF Health Heart Institute team studying unresolved inflammation after heart attack Short-term inflammation is one of the […]

USF coordinates first nationwide network to study rare forms of diabetes

Dr. Jeffrey Krischer of the USF Health Informatics Institute oversees the new NIH-funded study Tampa, FL (Sept. 30, 2020) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Health […]

USF Health Briefs Video Series

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a lasting impact on the way we live, work and interact. Watch Dr. Bryan Bognar, vice dean of the Morsani College of Medicine […]

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