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Biased β-agonists may provide better control of asthma and other obstructive lung diseases, drug discovery study shows

A USF Health-led team tests 40 million compounds and finds lead candidate that selectively relaxes airway smooth muscle cells with no detectable drug desensitization TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 22, […]

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USF Health Expands ENT Department

Otolaryngology is a mouthful to say, but as a medical specialty treating diseases and disorders of the ears, nose and throat, it’s a crucial one—and demand for its […]

Annual IPE Day identifies climate change as next threat to humanity

Climate change is the biggest, most imminent threat to global health.  That was the key message at the USF Health 4th Annual Interprofessional Education Day, held Nov 10 […]

USF Health Research Day to return as in-person event

Mark your calendar for USF Health Research Day 2022 — the largest interdisciplinary research gathering of faculty, students and staff across multiple colleges. Celebrating the best in health […]

Morsani College of Medicine Physician Assistant Program welcomes classes of 2022 and 2023

  A year ago, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the members of the 2022 class of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program […]

Blood plasma protein fibrinogen interacts directly with nerve cells to cause brain inflammation

USF Health preclinical discovery may help identify new therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s disease, traumatic brain injury and other neurodegenerative diseases TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 5, 2021) — Neuroinflammatory diseases, […]

D-dimer test still helpful to rule out pulmonary embolisms in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

A USF Health study finds that a screening test for major blood clots in the lungs, originally validated in seriously ill non-COVID patients, works as well for COVID […]

USF Health a site for clinical trial testing of the Moderna COVID vaccine for children ages 6 months to 5 years

    Children under 12 years old are currently not eligible for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has been selected as one […]

Strategic Research Hires and Promotions

Anchored by the nation’s fastest-rising public urban-research university, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine continues its drive to recruit leading, federally-funded scientists committed to translating ideas from the […]

TEDDY study compares characteristics of children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes before and after age 6

Development of autoimmunity at an early age associated with more aggressive form of the disease in genetically susceptible children, a USF Health-led study suggests TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 21, […]

Pandemic does not stop advancement of Friedreich’s ataxia therapies

This year’s Friedrich’s Ataxia (FA) Scientific Symposium featured some tremendous advances being made toward treatments focused on different targets and stages of FA – a rare, debilitating and […]

Natural compound in basil may protect against Alzheimer’s disease pathology, preclinical study finds

A USF Health-led team finds that the compound fenchol has the same beneficial effect as gut-derived metabolites in reducing neurotoxic amyloid-beta in the brain TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 5, […]

America’s Best Is Yet To Come

Dear Faculty, Staff, Residents and Students: Twenty years ago, I was finishing a meeting in my office at Bellevue Hospital in lower Manhattan when a nurse told me […]

On the Move: Strategic Hires and Promotions

2020-21 Strategic Hires Syed Osman Ali, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery (Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplantation) USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Before USF:  Loyola University, Chicago, IL; and […]

Stronger than ever, medical school celebrates 50th anniversary of charter MD class

In September 1971, the doors of Florida’s newest medical school opened to 24 students, launching an MD program at USF that has since grown to be one of […]

USF Health researcher studies gut microbiome to improve brain health, decrease age-related diseases

Hariom Yadav focuses on microbiome’s role in the gut-brain axis, including creating fermented foods, probiotic mixtures, and modified diets to regulate gut “leakiness” Hariom Yadav, PhD, is on […]

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