Archive for the School of Biomedical Sciences Category
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USF Health cardiologist studies genetic predisposition to sudden cardiac death

In the laboratory and the clinic, Dr. Thomas McDonald focuses on inherited heart diseases that can lead to potentially deadly heart rhythm disturbances Sudden cardiac death most often […]

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USF officially designated as “Preeminent” by the Florida Board of Governors

Historic achievement places USF in the top category of Florida’s universities and comes with millions of dollars in new funding that will benefit the Tampa Bay region’s future […]

USF Health microbiologist shares team’s progress on vaccine for C. diff infection

A team led by Xingmin Sun, PhD, assistant professor in the USF Health Department of Molecular Medicine, is working on vaccine options for Clostridium difficile infection, or CDI, […]

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USF ranked one of America’s top “Golden Age Universities”

New ranking highlights USF’s strong performance compared to similar-aged institutions TAMPA, Fla. (June 7, 2018) – The University of South Florida (USF) is the fifth best public university in […]

USF awarded AHA Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships program

The program, one of five awarded nationally this year, pairs faculty mentors from USF Health’s Heart Institute with promising students interested in cardiovascular or related biomedical research The […]

Dr. Stephen Liggett inducted into medical and biological engineering elite

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering recognizes excellence in advancing innovation WASHINGTON, DC — USF Health’s Stephen B. Liggett, MD, was among three USF faculty members elected […]

USF College of Public Health celebrates National Public Health Week, April 2-8

The University of South Florida College of Public Health (COPH) will hold a weeklong celebration, to commemorate National Public Health Week, April 2- 8. National Public Health Week, […]

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) – […]