Archive for the School of Biomedical Sciences Category

Research at USF Health reveals ALS and FTD gene link to pathology

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD), two rare neurodegenerative diseases also considered as spectrum disorders, affect thousands of Americans every year. ALS, a condition that effects […]

Dr. Anne Champeaux named chair of USF Health’s Pathology and Cell Biology Department

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has named Anne Champeaux, MD, as the next chair of its Department of Pathology and Cell Biology. She will begin her new […]

A human enzyme can reduce neurotoxic amyloids in mouse model of dementia

The USF-led study suggests CyP40 or similar proteins may be potential therapeutics for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases TAMPA, Fla. (June 27, 2017) — A naturally occurring human enzyme […]

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Florida Blue $1 Million Gift Supports Health Knowledge Exchange in New USF Downtown Building

TAMPA, Fla. (June 21, 2017) – Florida Blue’s $1 million gift to the USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building in downtown Tampa was recognized […]

USF researcher joins NASA deep-sea mission

NASA NEEMO 22 space analog simulates mission to Mars TAMPA, Fla. (June 9, 2017) – University of South Florida associate professor Dominic D’Agostino, PhD, is one of four […]

First-generation college student first from USF Health to win top Graduate Student Research Symposium health sciences award

Emily Palumbo has added yet another achievement to her already illustrious academic resume, becoming the first USF Health student to place first in the health sciences category of […]

USF researcher studies irregular cardiac electrical signals

Seeking to understand how the heart short circuits, Sami Noujaim looks for new drugs to fix atrial fibrillation Within the last three years, USF biomedical scientist Sami Noujaim, […]

USF’s Alumni Magazine Goes Digital in Spring 2017

USF, the official magazine of the USF Alumni Association, initiates a largely digital distribution format beginning with its spring 2017 edition. “This is the age of 24-hour news, […]

USF Health leaders join dialogue on how to help underrepresented scholars advance academic careers

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections regional conference hosted by USF Investing in young scholars who are underrepresented minorities (URM) is not only important for society and academia […]

A record crowd of presenters for USF Health Research Day.

USF Health hosts historic Research Day, showcasing the best in science

In what was likely the largest USF Health Research Day on record, nearly 360 presenters filled the Ballroom at the Marshall Student Center with their poster presentations, offering […]