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USF at forefront as world’s top virus experts meet to address COVID-19, preparing for future pandemics

USF Health’s Dr. Christian Brechot leads the Global Virus Network The University of South Florida was at the forefront when the world’s top virologists met recently to identify […]

Focused on the root causes of cardiac inflammation

In search of individualized heart failure therapies, Ganesh Halade leads a USF Health Heart Institute team studying unresolved inflammation after heart attack Short-term inflammation is one of the […]

The Greatest Generation

By Charles J. Lockwood, MD Senior Vice President for USF Health Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine As we mark the 75th anniversary of the end of […]

More faculty engage in NIH, VA grant review as academic medical center grows

The number of faculty members serving on National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Veterans Affairs (VA) study sections continues to grow as more federally-funded investigators join USF Health […]

Mighty mouse: USF Health researchers create new reporter mouse strain

The powerful genetic tool distinctly identifies P2X2-expressing cells and can selectively manipulate them to better understand sensory nerve function and find targeted treatments TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2020) […]

Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida Strengthen Affiliation

TGH and USF sign founding document that will create a new organization dedicated to world-class patient care, education and research Tampa, FL (July 23, 2020) — Tampa General […]

USF Health researcher wins $6.25 million NHLBI Outstanding Investigator Award

Physician-scientist Dr. Sarah Yuan will expand her nationally prominent microvascular research program to include COVID-19 TAMPA, Fla. — Sarah Yuan, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department […]

Heart Institute installs advanced imaging systems for preclinical research

The USF Health Heart Institute has installed new variable 7T-3T MR/PET and PET-CT integrated imaging systems – establishing the first comprehensive preclinical imaging suite at the USF Health […]

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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