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NIH study of allergic reactions to Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines begins at USF Health

USF Health’s Dr. Thomas Casale leads one of only two academic allergy-research centers in Florida participating in the national trial TAMPA, Fla. (April 14, 2021) — USF Health […]

USF Health-led global team searches for vaccine to prevent P. vivax malaria

The five-year, $4.9-million NIH project aims to help eliminate the world’s most geographically widespread type of malaria With the support of a five-year, $4.86-million National Institutes of Health […]

USF community demonstrates critical leadership in year-long response to COVID-19

The leadership demonstrated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by the University of South Florida has become a true testament to the spirit of faculty, staff and students – a […]

Study identifies a molecular process to explain how maternal stress triggers idiopathic preterm birth

A University of South Florida Health preclinical study indicates that FKBP51-progesterone receptor binding plays a critical role in stress-induced preterm birth Tampa, FL (March 8, 2021) — Preterm […]

Fighting Racial Disparities In Health Through Student Education

In December 2020, Susan Moore, MD, an Indiana physician, died of COVID-19 after alleging she experienced racial discrimination while undergoing treatment at a hospital operated by Indiana University […]

Research Day speaker William Sessa discusses role of lipid regulation in cardiovascular disease

The 2021 celebration of USF Health research was a fully virtual event The arteries, veins and capillaries making up our vasculature supply blood and other essential substances to […]

Global Virus Network names USF Health the GVN Southeast U.S. Regional Headquarters

        Baltimore, Maryland, USA (Feb. 23, 2021) — The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition comprising the world’s foremost experts in every class of virus causing […]

Gopal Thinakaran appointed CEO of Byrd Alzheimer’s Center & Research Institute

Gopal Thinakaran, PhD, was recently appointed chief executive officer of the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute. Dr. Thinakaran assumed the position from Harry van Loveren, […]

$1 million gift to USF will advance lung research

The gift will fund USF Health research into pulmonary fibrosis TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2021) — The University of South Florida announced Feb 17, 2021, a $1 million […]

USF Health in vitro study helps explain how Zika virus is transmitted from mother to fetus during pregnancy

Findings correlate with clinical observations of more fetal abnormalities and other Zika-related health problems in late versus early pregnancy Tampa, FL (Feb. 2, 2021) — A preclinical study […]

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