Archive for the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Category

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor praises USF teams for work as ACA marketplace navigators

U.S. Representative Kathy Castor hosted a press conference March 21 at the USF Health Neuroscience Institute’s Byrd Alzheimer’s Center, announcing her creation of a bill that will help […]

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Byrd Institute’s medical experts and resources help world-traveling couple navigate Alzheimer’s journey

Seeking help at the first signs of Betty’s memory loss, the Boysens continue to live each day fully rather than letting the disease define them “Once the travel […]

Workshop connects community and researchers, with aim to enroll more minorities in clinical trials

USF researchers and clinicians heard valuable ideas for connecting with community groups and recruiting more minorities for clinical trials when they attended a community advocacy workshop earlier this […]

A photo with Dr. Lee Sweeney at podium presenting his work.

Heart Institute hosts first research symposium

The USF Health Heart Institute recently hosted its inaugural scientific conference, marking another milestone in the young Institute’s short history and setting a standard for future collaborative work […]

USF Health Neuroscience Institute highlighted during Congressman’s visit

Neurological diseases are growing at an unprecedented rate as Americans live longer and survive other chronic conditions like cardiovascular disease and cancer. During U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis’ visit […]

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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 […]

Early study shows new shoe attachment can help stroke patients improve their gait [video]

A new device created at the University of South Florida – and including a cross-disciplinary team of experts from USF engineering, physical therapy and neurology – is showing […]

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Community benefits most from new USF Health Concussion Center

USF Health faculty and administrators filled the neurocognitive testing room in the USF Health Concussion Center in Carrollwood as part of an informal celebration opening the new facility. […]

A week full of fun at the USF Health Multicultural Week Celebration

USF Health is celebrating Multicultural Week. Here are some images capturing the week-long celebration. Farther below is the schedule for the events. Monday, November 13   Microaggressions – […]

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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 […]