Archive for the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Category

Computerized brain training designed to improve visual attention reduces dementia risk

Older adults who completed 11 or more sessions of training had a 48 percent reduced risk of dementia over the 10-year study period, a University of South Florida […]

University police are here for the USF Health community [video]

The nooks and crannies of the many, large and maze-like buildings that make of USF Health could seem impossible to navigate by anyone. But if faculty, staff or […]

Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute ready to take clinical trials on the road

The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute unveiled its mobile Memory Research Suite on June 28 – a groundbreaking traveling “clinic” designed to bring the latest clinical drug trials […]

In unity, USF community gathers to remember [video]

Students, faculty and staff gathered in the heart of USF June 13 to honor and remember the victims of the recent shooting at an Orlando nightclub, as well […]

VA Research Day showcases opportunities for Haley VA, USF Health collaborations

Opportunities for enhanced collaboration were revealed as leaders from USF Health and the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital gathered for a panel discussion and symposium May 23 — […]

USF’s Psychiatry Department receives commendation from Tampa City Council

Glenn Currier, MD, professor and chair of the USF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, was presented with a formal commendation and plaque April 28 when the Tampa […]

USF Health research on neuroprotective protein shifts to drug discovery with £875,000 Dementia Consortium project

New dementia drug discovery efforts get underway this month at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla., thanks to £875,000 funding (approximately $1.2 million) from the Dementia Consortium. […]

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Tampa General Hospital gives $3.5 million for Heart Institute, neurosciences at USF Health

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 29, 2016) – The University of South Florida announced today that it has received a $3.5 million gift from Tampa General Hospital for the USF […]

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Science rules the day at USF Health Research Day 2016 [multimedia]

A wide range of science filled the Ballroom at the Marshall Student Center, showcasing the groundbreaking work of rising research stars taking part in the annual USF Health […]

USF Health takes part in national Tell Me More campaign to highlight compassionate patient care

She’s a grandmother to 16 grandchildren, she’s taking a cruise to the Caribbean, and she’s going to Miami to get a boat. These are details June Ryan wants […]