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USF Health leads clinical trials seeking COVID-19 treatments, cure

USF Health researchers have launched several clinical trials as part of the world-wide effort to reduce the severity and even prevent COVID-19. In connection with Tampa General Hospital, […]

New USF Analysis Predicts a Serious Hospital Bed Shortage in Hillsborough County in the Absence of Social Distancing

TAMPA, Fla. (April 3, 2020) – A new report outlines the severity of COVID-19’s impact on hospitals in Hillsborough County if measures aren’t taken to follow social distancing […]

USF Health rapidly expands telehealth to keep patients connected to medical specialists

The current coronavirus outbreak is not preventing USF Health patients from seeing their providers. As the pandemic grew last week and most of Florida shifted to working remotely […]

USF Health MCOM, PT, and Pharmacy make big gains in USN&WR rankings

Graduate programs at USF Health had significant gains in this year’s rankings from U.S. News & World Report (U.S. News), most notably the USF Health Morsani College of […]

USF Health welcomes Dr. Douglas Haladay as director of MCOM’s physical therapy program

USF Health announced that Douglas Haladay, DPT, PhD, has been appointed director of the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPTRS) and associate dean of the USF […]

Research Day speaker shares insights on the race to cure Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease, affecting as many as one out of every two people over age 85, is an impending epidemic in the U.S., where the rate of people living […]

USF Health celebrates 30th Research Day with record number of poster submissions

  The familiar sea of colorful research posters decorated the USF Tampa campus Marshall Student Center ballroom on the morning of Feb. 21. USF Health Research Day 2020 […]

Get ready to celebrate scientific excellence at Research Day 2020

Physician-scientist Dr. Allan Levey of Emory University will share his perspective on “Racing to a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease” USF Health Research Day 2020 – Friday, Feb 21, […]

Turning to the gut to better understand depression

Can the community of microbes in our digestive track influence our mental state and, if so, how? That’s a focus of study by Monica Uddin, PhD, a professor […]

Understanding the gut microbiome of preterm infants

Maureen Groer, PhD, looks at the health of preterm infants literally from the gut. As part of  the USF Initiative on Microbiomes, Groer studies how the beneficial balance of […]

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