Archive for the School of Biomedical Sciences Category

Compounds halt SARS-CoV-2 replication by targeting key viral enzyme

A University of Arizona-University of South Florida team  identified and analyzed four promising antiviral drug candidates in the preclinical study TAMPA, Fla. (July 6, 2020) — As the […]

USF Health team identifies mouse model to better study prevalent form of heart failure linked to age-related obesity

Mice deficient in a receptor needed to safely clear unresolved cardiac inflammation may help in discovering therapies for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction TAMPA, Fla (June 22, […]

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We Must Lead The Way

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: Just four months ago, the COVID-19 pandemic began transforming social interaction, disrupting the economy, and fundamentally changing our world in ways that were […]

Scientific community continues to respond in force to COVID-19 pandemic

From designing 3D printed test swabs, to researching antibody responses and engaging in leading clinical trials, USF Health scientists rapidly team up to help fight COVID-19 While the […]

Telehealth: medical experts provide insight on its recent use during COVID-19

Drawing on the expertise of regional physicians, including experts from USF Health, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano recently hosted a discussion about the impact telehealth could have during the […]

USF Health accelerates COVID-19 research projects

  Responding to the urgent need for solutions to a potentially deadly emerging infectious disease, USF Health has jumpstarted a variety of COVID 19-related research projects. The work […]

Inhibiting thrombin protects against dangerous infant digestive disease

A USF Health-Johns Hopkins Medicine team shows that nanoparticles targeting the blood-clotting protein reduces necrotizing enterocolitis-like injury in neonatal mice TAMPA, Fla. (May 4, 2020) — Necrotizing enterocolitis […]

Distinct lipid biomarkers key to cardiac repair differences in blacks and whites after heart attack

USF Health-UAB study indicates that lipid mediators may offer new targets for more personalized heart failure diagnosis and treatment TAMPA, Fla (May 4, 2020) — Black men and […]

Study discovers male-female cardiac repair differences in heart failure survival after heart attack

A University of South Florida-led study of mouse cardiac healing may lead to more precise, sex-specific therapies for heart failure, a leading cause of death TAMPA, Fla. (April […]

USF Health, Northwell Health, Tampa General Hospital and Formlabs Join Forces to Create 3D Printed Nasal Swabs to Test for COVID-19

TAMPA, FL, SOMERVILLE, MA, and NEW HYDE PARK, NY – March 28, 2020 – The University of South Florida (USF) Health, Formlabs, a leading 3D printing company, and […]