Archive for the School of Biomedical Sciences Category

Leading glaucoma surgeon Dr. Ramesh Ayyala named new chair of ophthalmology

Ramesh S. Ayyala, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth, an internationally renowned glaucoma surgeon and researcher who rebuilt the ophthalmology residency program at Tulane University following Hurricane Katrina, has been named […]

Horns up for the Tampa Bay Lightning at USF Presenting Night [Video]

The Tampa Bay Lighting’s ThunderBug joined the University of South Florida mascot Rocky D. Bull Thursday, March 8, for the third annual USF Presenting Night.  Hundreds of students […]

USF System names new Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Opportunity

Haywood L. Brown, MD, joining USF from Duke University, will also have appointments at the Morsani College of Medicine and USF Health TAMPA, Fla. (March 5, 2018) – […]


USF Health Research Day 2018 celebrates team science

Two new Research Day awards focus on scholarly work promoting research and practice across the health colleges This year’s USF Health Research Day hit another record number of […]

USF Pharmacy announces initiatives to advance innovation and technology in learning and discovery

The Healthcare Imaginarium for Exponential Technologies, or HIETs™ is the brainchild of visionary College of Pharmacy Dean Kevin Sneed TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2018) — USF Health’s Pharmacy […]


Genetics research may help tailor more precise therapies for asthma, heart failure [Audio Clips]

Studies led by USF’s Dr. Stephen Liggett shed light on genetic variability of adrenergic receptors and how they might best be used to treat disease While significant progress […]

USF Health Research Day set for Feb. 23

USF Health Research Day 2018 is set for Friday, Feb. 23, in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom.   The annual event focuses on the high-impact scholarly work of students, […]


Year in Review: Key USF Health stories in 2017

As we look forward to a New Year, let’s take time to celebrate key student and faculty successes, research and innovation advances, and clinical care care and community […]

USF cardiovascular researcher highlighted in “Reasons for Research” video series [video]

Hana Totary-Jain, PhD, an assistant professor of molecular pharmacology and physiology at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, is among leading scientists from across the country who appear […]


USF neuroscientist probes how different states of tau drive brain cell damage

Research by Laura Blair’s team seeking to untangle tau may lead to targeted treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases Both of USF Health neuroscientist Laura Blair’s grandmothers […]