Archive for the Heart Institute Category

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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]