Archive for the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Category

Dr. Michael Flannery and Madeline Snyder named 2014 Health Care Hero awards

USF Health’s Michael Flannery, MD, and Madeline Snyder were among eight people from throughout the Tampa Bay named 2014 Health Care Heros by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. […]

Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, USF preclinical study finds

Tampa, FL (Aug. 27, 2014) — Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, […]

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The Best Doctors in America work at USF Health

USF Health continues to have a strong presence on the annual Best Doctors in America® survey. This year, the local list included 119 physicians who currently work at […]

USF Health benefits from USF’s successful legislative session

June 2, 2014 — USF Health will benefit from the University of South Florida System’s landmark support from state leaders, following Gov. Rick Scott’s signing today of the […]

Funding continues for comprehensive ALS care across Florida

The Florida Legislature has renewed funding for the Bitner/Plante Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Initiative of Florida, once again providing $1 million to ALS clinics around the state that provide […]

USF stereology expertise tapped for study published in New England Journal of Medicine

Peter Mouton was a co-author of the research showing that brain irregularities indicate prenatal origin of autism March 27, 2014 — A new study published today in the […]

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Nutritional supplement improves cognitive performance in older adults, USF researchers find [VIDEO]

NT-020, a proprietary supplement including blueberries and green tea, improved cognitive processing speed in clinical trial participants without impaired memory Tampa, FL (Feb. 6, 2014) – Declines in […]

Byrd Institute CEO testifies before U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

Aging affects the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other degenerative diseases as much as genetics and the environment, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute CEO […]

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USF PhD graduate in neuroscience to join laboratory of new Nobel Prize winner

USF Health PhD graduate Justin Trotter leaves this weekend for Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA, where he will work for a recent Nobel Prize […]

David Morgan appointed to state Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee

David Morgan, PhD, CEO of the the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, was one of seven Floridians recently appointed to the state’s Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee by Governor […]