Archive for the Heart Institute Category

USF researcher studies irregular cardiac electrical signals

Seeking to understand how the heart short circuits, Sami Noujaim looks for new drugs to fix atrial fibrillation Within the last three years, USF biomedical scientist Sami Noujaim, […]

USF’s Alumni Magazine Goes Digital in Spring 2017

USF, the official magazine of the USF Alumni Association, initiates a largely digital distribution format beginning with its spring 2017 edition. “This is the age of 24-hour news, […]

Study Examining Race, Heart Disease Treatments One of Eight USF Health Presentations Accepted to Prestigious Cardiology Conference

One of the studies found that African-Americans are more likely to have nonischemic heart disease than white patients, which points to the need for a risk-stratification system based […]

Pioneering nanotechnology research has applications for cardiovascular diseases

The founding director of the USF Health Heart Institute has a passion for innovation, translational medicine and entrepreneurship. Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has parlayed his expertise in harnessing […]

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Physician-scientist Dr. Sam Wickline arrives to lead USF Health Heart Institute

Tampa, FL (Dec. 20, 2016) — Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has joined the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine to lead a state-of-the-art heart institute that will integrate […]

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Dr. Taylor-Clark aims to make sense out of how airway nerves respond to their environment

Understanding the sensory nerves involved in protective behaviors may lead to new therapies for respiratory, cardiovascular diseases Think about the last time you stubbed a toe. The sensory […]

Physician-scientist Dr. Samuel Wickline named USF Health Heart Institute’s first director

Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has been named the first director of the USF Health Heart Institute – an important step in realizing USF Health’s goal of creating a […]

Research on excessively “leaky” microvessels may lead to better trauma treatment

Jerome Breslin studies what happens when the endothelial barrier is breeched by traumatic injury and inflammation Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death among people ages 1 […]

Check here for changes in USF Health clinical operations

UPDATED: June 6, 5:30 PM — All USF Health clinical sites will be open with normal operating hours on Tuesday, June 7. For USF student information, click here. * * * […]

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Morsani College of Medicine and its departments advance in the 2015 Blue Ridge Reports

USF Pediatrics is ranked #1 in the nation for NIH funding. USF Ob/Gyn is #10. The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine colleges and several of its departments […]