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USF Health studies how diet affects gut, oral microbiomes linked to brain health in older adults

The new research may help identify measures to prevent or delay mild cognitive impairment and dementia Can what you eat influence the health of your brain now and […]

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2021

This years’ top news and social media stories feature a little bit of everything – and it’s not all about COVID-19.  Broken records, emotional patient stories, advances in […]

Omicron variant: Keep calm and carry on

Dear Faculty, Staff, Residents and Students: In the past few weeks much has been made of the SARS-CoV-2 South African (B.1.1.529) variant. Cable news and social media have […]

Annual IPE Day identifies climate change as next threat to humanity

Climate change is the biggest, most imminent threat to global health.  That was the key message at the USF Health 4th Annual Interprofessional Education Day, held Nov 10 […]

USF Health Research Day to return as an in-person event

Mark your calendar for USF Health Research Day 2022 — the largest interdisciplinary research gathering of faculty, students and staff across multiple colleges. Celebrating the best in health […]

America’s Best Is Yet To Come

Dear Faculty, Staff, Residents and Students: Twenty years ago, I was finishing a meeting in my office at Bellevue Hospital in lower Manhattan when a nurse told me […]

USF Health researcher studies gut microbiome to improve brain health, decrease age-related diseases

Hariom Yadav focuses on microbiome’s role in the gut-brain axis, including creating fermented foods, probiotic mixtures, and modified diets to regulate gut “leakiness” Hariom Yadav, PhD, is on […]

USF Health students, staff, faculty return to campus

Regardless of the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic threw at USF Health and University of South Florida, the halls and common areas of the campus are filled with students […]

USF Health a site for clinical trial testing Moderna COVID vaccine for children ages 6 months to under 12 years

TAMPA, Fla (August 11, 2021) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has been selected as a site for a clinical trial testing the Moderna mRNA-1273 COVID-19 […]

USF Health joins national study testing how well COVID-19 vaccine prevents spread of SARS-CoV-2 in young adults

Despite a COVID-19 surge hospitalizing more younger people, the 18-29 age group targeted by the Prevent COVID U trial has the lowest adult vaccination rates Tampa, FL (July […]

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