Archive for the Heart Institute Category

Cardiologists can help prevent diabetes, USF Health review article suggests

Cardiologists could and should take more action in guiding their patients to interventions aimed at delaying, and even preventing, diabetes, USF Health faculty proposed last month in a […]

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Former president of world-renowned Pasteur Institute joins USF Health

Dr. Christian Bréchot will help elevate biomedical and health-related areas of research excellence to the international level The former head of the world-renowned Pasteur Institute in Paris has […]

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Topping off celebrates milestone in construction of new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute

On a warm, breezy November day, an 800-pound white beam was slowly lifted skyward by a construction crane, marking another milestone in USF’s history – the topping off […]

A photo with Dr. Lee Sweeney at podium presenting his work.

Heart Institute hosts first research symposium

The USF Health Heart Institute recently hosted its inaugural scientific conference, marking another milestone in the young Institute’s short history and setting a standard for future collaborative work […]

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USF Health, Moffitt lead one of nation’s first academic Cardio-Oncology Programs

Michael Fradley, MD, had finished medical school. He’d completed training in internal medicine and cardiology.   He decided to pursue further training in electrophysiology, and began observing a substantial […]

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USF Health cardiologist studies genetic predisposition to sudden cardiac death

In the laboratory and the clinic, Dr. Thomas McDonald focuses on inherited heart diseases that can lead to potentially deadly heart rhythm disturbances Sudden cardiac death most often […]

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Economic Development: USF in Water Street Tampa creates ripple effect

Emails are coming in about biotech start-ups, applications are pouring in from high-caliber students, powerhouse researchers are inquiring about opportunities, research funding has gone up, property values are […]

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USF Health cardiologist helps patient avoid surgery with lifestyle changes, cardiac rehab [video]

Leaning forward, Julio Robaina intently watched as USF Health cardiologist Bibhu Mohanty, MD, sketched a series of shapes on a piece of notebook paper. As Dr. Mohanty pulled […]

USF awarded AHA Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships program

The program, one of five awarded nationally this year, pairs faculty mentors from USF Health’s Heart Institute with promising students interested in cardiovascular or related biomedical research The […]

Dr. Stephen Liggett inducted into medical and biological engineering elite

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering recognizes excellence in advancing innovation WASHINGTON, DC — USF Health’s Stephen B. Liggett, MD, was among three USF faculty members elected […]