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Cardiology specialist first to earn PhD from USF Health Heart Institute program

Scientific research is often a low-key exercise, with fastidious people peering into microscopes and working under the radar. Seldom are they described as rising stars, but Jiajia Yang […]

Targeting dysregulated kappa-opioid receptors reduces working memory deficits in alcohol use disorder

A USF Health preclinical study suggests that kappa-opioid antagonists offer a potential treatment to help alcohol-dependent patients cut back or quit drinking TAMPA, Fla. (March 9, 2022) — […]

USF Health celebrates return of in-person Research Day

Research Day 2022 participants welcomed the opportunity to once again connect with health sciences scholars across USF colleges and disciplines Video by Ryan Rossy, USF Health Communications and […]

MCOM researchers win state grants to combat Alzheimer’s, heart disease

Two researchers from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine have received Florida Department of Health (FDOH) grants to help advance discoveries in Alzheimer’s disease and in tobacco-related […]

Researchers identify protein complex critical in helping control cell death

USF Health-UT Southwestern Medical Center preclinical study suggests inhibiting PPP1R3G/PP1γ may protect against tissue damage from heart attacks, other diseases linked to inflammation TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2022) […]

USF awarded five-year, $1.35 million NIH institutional grant to train scientists in vascular inflammation and injury research

Trainees will benefit from USF Health’s increase in nationally recognized faculty with research expertise in blood vessel inflammation linked to heart, lung and other diseases TAMPA, Fla (Feb. […]

Activated protein C can protect against age-related cardiac ischemia and reperfusion injury, preclinical study finds

USF Health research discovers APC limits heart damage by preventing excessive loss of endothelial protein C receptors on the cardiac muscle cell membrane TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2022) […]

USF Health studies how diet affects gut, oral microbiomes linked to brain health in older adults

The new research may help identify measures to prevent or delay mild cognitive impairment and dementia Can what you eat influence the health of your brain now and […]

Top 10 Research Stories of 2021

USF Health researchers forged ahead with new discoveries and innovations over the last year. As members of the region’s only academic medical center, our scientists and physicians continued […]

USF Health physician-scientist pinpoints genes to predict lung fibrosis outcomes

Dr. Jose Herazo-Maya’s research may help identify new treatments to improve survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and severe COVID-19   Caring for patients struggling to breathe […]

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