Archive for the Heart Institute Category

New research discovers genetic variation linked to African Americans with heart failure

The University of South Florida-led study is another step toward more effective treatments for a population disproportionately affected by this chronic cardiovascular disease TAMPA, Fla. (March 7, 2018) […]

Crediting USF Health cardiologist for saving his life, patient makes travel plans to see grandkids

After suffering his first heart attack 22 years ago, David Gilberg has endured more heart procedures than anyone could count on both hands. Fourteen in fact.  But today, […]


Genetics research may help tailor more precise therapies for asthma, heart failure [Audio Clips]

Studies led by USF’s Dr. Stephen Liggett shed light on genetic variability of adrenergic receptors and how they might best be used to treat disease While significant progress […]

USF Health Research Day set for Feb. 23

USF Health Research Day 2018 is set for Friday, Feb. 23, in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom.   The annual event focuses on the high-impact scholarly work of students, […]

USF cardiovascular researcher highlighted in “Reasons for Research” video series [video]

Hana Totary-Jain, PhD, an assistant professor of molecular pharmacology and physiology at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, is among leading scientists from across the country who appear […]


USF doctors perform unique procedure to save patient with infected pacemaker wires

TAMPA, Fla.  (August 30, 2017) — Pacemakers help people live longer, active lives. They’re also often worn for decades at a time. But a pacemaker’s wiring could get […]


TGH, USF Health to create new model for advanced organ disease

Tampa, FL (July 5, 2017) – Tampa General Hospital and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine are creating a new model for advanced organ transplantation. Noted transplant physician […]

Dr. Mack Wu studies molecular control of ischemia-reperfusion injury, leaky gut

USF Health researcher Mack Wu, MD, studies what happens when the microvascular endothelial barrier controlling blood-tissue exchange is compromised during ischemia-reperfusion injury, a condition that can lead to […]


Florida Blue $1 Million Gift Supports Health Knowledge Exchange in New USF Downtown Building

TAMPA, Fla. (June 21, 2017) – Florida Blue’s $1 million gift to the USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building in downtown Tampa was recognized […]

USF Health Heart Institute Director Wickline welcomed as first TGH Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine

More than 80 leaders from USF, Tampa General Hospital and the Tampa Bay business community gathered May 3 to celebrate the appointment of Samuel A. Wickline, MD, as […]