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Celebrating a new home: The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute officially opens in downtown Tampa

The new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute officially opened Jan. 8, 2020, when USF friends, supporters, faculty, staff and students cut through a long […]

USF studying brain training to protect against dementias

First-of-its-kind primary prevention trial needs more older adults to help researchers determine if a specific type of computer training can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias […]

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2019

With another year – and another decade – comes to a close. USF Health looks back across 2019 at the successes of faculty and staff, advances in research, […]

Brendan Walker studies brain changes driving addictive behaviors

The USF Health neuroscientist aims to translate his research on kappa opioid receptors into personalized treatments for alcoholism and other addictive disorders When USF Health neuroscientist Brendan Walker, […]

Dr. Sarah Yuan named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

USF Health’s pathobiology expert Sarah Y. Yuan, PhD, is among nine USF researchers, and 450 from across the country, named new fellows of the American Association for the […]

It will take a cross-discipline approach to halt the opioid crisis, experts at IPE Day say

Cross-discipline and inter-agency efforts are likely to have the greatest impact on the current opioid epidemic. That was the take-away message at this year’s USF Health Interprofessional Education […]

Emerging scientists gear up for USF Health Research Day 2020

USF Health is gearing up for the largest interdisciplinary research event at the University of South Florida.  USF Health Research Day 2020, to be held Friday, Feb. 21, […]

$2.2 million NIH grant may help breast cancer survivors improve gait, balance and strength impacted by chemotherapy

(TAMPA, FL, Oct 1, 2019) – USF Health nursing researcher Constance Visovsky, PhD, RN, ACNP, FAAN, has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of […]

USF Initiative on Microbiomes announces first research awards

Initial transdisciplinary projects focus on neuroscience-related topics The USF Initiative on Microbiomes has awarded its first seed grants to help advance new transdisciplinary microbiome research across departments and […]

Dr. Eduardo Gonzalez earns national Physician of the Year for family practice

Click here to see the video highlighting Dr. Eduardo Gonzalez. USF Health’s Eduardo C. Gonzalez, MD, FAAFP, — a faculty physician and double USF alum – was recently […]

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