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MCOM welcomes nation’s newest doctors, bids farewell to USF President Genshaft

    More than 1,000 friends and family of USF Health senior medical students packed The Mahaffey Theatre to welcome the nation’s newest doctors and bid farewell to […]

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Cofilin may be early culprit in tauopathy process leading to brain cell death

USF Health study links Aβ-activated enzyme cofilin with the toxic tau tangles in major neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease TAMPA, Fla. — The two primary hallmarks of Alzheimer’s […]

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Students celebrate milestones at 2019 USF Health Commencement Ceremony

Video and article by Allison Long. Photos by Freddie Coleman.   The arena erupted in cheers and applause as USF System President Judy Genshaft walked toward the stage […]

USF adds sites to clinical trial studying brain training to protect against dementias

The University of South Florida’s Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training (PACT) study has added new training sites in Polk and Pasco counties.  This first-of-its-kind primary prevention trial, funded […]

Jerri Edwards ranks #8 among NIH-funded researchers in Psychiatry

USF Health’s Jerri Edwards, PhD, recently ranked #8 among National Institute of Health-funded principal investigators in Psychiatry by the 2018 Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research Rankings, with […]

Charter class of Physician Assistant students celebrate during graduation banquet

On the evening before graduation, the charter class of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Physician Assistant Program gathered at the USF Research and Innovation galleria room […]

Streamlining how we work improves patient experience

Streamlining how patients access their health care providers – from the first encounter to the myriad details for overall operations – could greatly impact patient satisfaction and quality […]

USF receives new NIH grant to help eliminate malaria in Southeast Asia

Tampa, FL (April  ­24, 2019) – The University of South Florida has been awarded approximately $700,000 in initial funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases […]

Nanoparticle therapy blocks tumor angiogenesis without cardiac side effects

Preclinical cancer study has implications for inhibiting atherosclerotic plaque growth The formation of new blood vessels, known as angiogenesis, is essential for embryonic tissue development, wound healing and […]

Dr. Clifton Gooch appointed to ALS Association National Board of Trustees

Clifton (Cliff) Gooch, MD, professor and chair of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Neurology, was recently appointed to the national ALS Association Board of […]

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All entries below for external and internal funding opportunities were provided by the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Office of Research: NIH FUNDING  Medical Simulators for Practicing […]

Patents

All entries for U.S. patents issued to Morsani College of Medicine faculty members were provided by the USF Technology Transfer Office: Title: Stabilized peptoid-peptide hybrids and uses thereof  Patent number:  10,197,575 […]

“Bronchi on a chip” could lead to better therapies for difficult-to-treat asthma

A collaborative team, including USF Health’s Dr. Stephen Liggett, uses the new airway model to analyze the mechanisms of bronchial spasms A subset of patients with asthma – […]

Publishing your scientific research: Advice from a journal editor’s viewpoint

Let’s discuss the submission and review of manuscripts from a journal editor’s perspective. I am the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Personalized Medicine, and have served on the […]

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USF Health Faculty Participates in IPE Poverty Simulation

Health care is not defined solely by what happens in the emergency room or the doctor’s office. Patients bring with them their illnesses and their chronic conditions, but they also […]

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USF Health scientist part of urgent global effort to rid Southeast Asia of malaria

What Dr. Liwang Cui’s team learns in the laboratory and the field can help curb the spread of this increasingly multidrug-resistant, mosquito-borne disease While some of the largest […]