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USF Health donates medicine, supplies to storm-torn Bahamas hospital

Shortly after Hurricane Dorian finally turned northward and away from the Bahamas, teams from USF Health quickly mobilized and secured approximately 600 pounds of medications and medical supplies. […]

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USF Health research institutes rank in State University System’s Top 10

  Two USF Health Morsani College of Medicine research-focused institutes rank among the Top 10 Institutes and Centers within Florida’s State University System (SUS).  The ranking was derived […]

‘Watchful waiting’ with routine ultrasound safer than removing benign ovarian cysts, study suggests

USF Health is only U.S. site participating in the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis phase 5 study A watchful waiting approach may be better than surgery for most women […]

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Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: By now, you have seen the devastation brought to the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. The scenes are truly heartbreaking, and […]

USF Health radiology team helps advance clinical medicine with anatomically precise 3D prints

Using data specific to each patient, 3D models of bone and organs can be created to guide surgeons and educate patients.   Cardiologist Fadi Matar, MD, holds a […]

Malaria could be felled by an Antarctic sea sponge

USF researchers discover bioactive compound that shows promise against elusive liver-stage malaria parasites The frigid waters of the Antarctic may yield a treatment for a deadly tropical disease […]

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Interprofessional Education Is At The Heart Of Simulation-Based Training For USF Health CAMLS

  Inside four bustling rooms at USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), emergency medicine residents from USF Health, emergency nurses from Tampa General Hospital, […]

USF Health welcomes new medical students during Class of 2023 White Coat Ceremony

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s newest students donned their first white coats Aug. 29 during a ceremony at the Tampa Convention Center.  The college and other […]

USF Health welcomes Dr. Christopher DuCoin, surgical expert in esophageal and bariatric surgery

It’s both the individual patient and the broader public health perspective of community that gives Christopher DuCoin, MD, MPH, FACS, a sense of balance in caring for patients. […]

Study finds cellular processes controlling the formation of lymphatic valves

Targeting VE- cadherin signaling pathways holds promise for treating lymphedema’s debilitative swelling, USF-led preclinical research suggests TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2019) — Lymphedema, resulting from a damaged lymphatic […]

USF Microbiome Initiative can drive transdisciplinary discovery and innovation

The microbiota (community of bacteria, fungi and other microbes) and microbiome (interplay between the microbiota and the environment) offer a novel paradigm for modern transdisciplinary science. In fact, […]

Soy supplements may benefit asthma patients with specific genetic variations

The study, co-led by USF Health, finds soy isoflavones reduced the risk of severe asthma flare-ups in individuals with higher levels of the protein PAI-1 A 2015 multicenter […]

Hillsborough County Schools approve adding Certified Athletic Trainers in all high schools

USF Health has agreed to provide Certified Athletic Trainers  to Hillsborough County Schools through its SMART Institute, a comprehensive sports safety program in the USF Health Morsani College […]

USF Health gynecologists featured on journal’s research paper video podcast

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine physicians Emad Mikhail, MD, and Lauri Hochberg, MD, were recently featured in a Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology video podcast about how […]

USF Announces $10 Million Gift to Name the USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy

Tampa, FL (Aug. 16, 2019) — The University of South Florida announced today it has received a $10 million gift from Taneja Family Foundation to name the USF […]

MCOM researchers part of study using new mouse model linking transfusions to dangerous digestive disease in infants

USF Health Heart Institute scientists developed nanoparticles deployed to suppress inflammation in the bowels of anemic infant mice, preventing transfusion-associated intestinal injury Physicians have long suspected that red […]