Archive for the Heart Institute Category

Study led by USF Health-TGH finds clot permeability linked with first-attempt success of aspiration thrombectomy in opening blocked brain vessel

The multicenter posthoc analysis of COMPASS trial data focuses on two clot-removal approaches to major strokes caused by large vessel occlusion TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 10, 2020) – In […]

USF Health researcher wins $6.25 million NHLBI Outstanding Investigator Award

Physician-scientist Dr. Sarah Yuan will expand her nationally prominent microvascular research program to include COVID-19 TAMPA, Fla. — Sarah Yuan, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department […]

Heart Institute installs advanced imaging systems for preclinical research

The USF Health Heart Institute has installed new variable 7T-3T MR/PET and PET-CT integrated imaging systems – establishing the first comprehensive preclinical imaging suite at the USF Health […]

USF Health team identifies mouse model to better study prevalent form of heart failure linked to age-related obesity

Mice deficient in a receptor needed to safely clear unresolved cardiac inflammation may help in discovering therapies for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction TAMPA, Fla (June 22, […]

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We Must Lead The Way

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: Just four months ago, the COVID-19 pandemic began transforming social interaction, disrupting the economy, and fundamentally changing our world in ways that were […]

Scientific community continues to respond in force to COVID-19 pandemic

From designing 3D printed test swabs, to researching antibody responses and engaging in leading clinical trials, USF Health scientists rapidly team up to help fight COVID-19 While the […]

USF Health accelerates COVID-19 research projects

  Responding to the urgent need for solutions to a potentially deadly emerging infectious disease, USF Health has jumpstarted a variety of COVID 19-related research projects. The work […]

Inhibiting thrombin protects against dangerous infant digestive disease

A USF Health-Johns Hopkins Medicine team shows that nanoparticles targeting the blood-clotting protein reduces necrotizing enterocolitis-like injury in neonatal mice TAMPA, Fla. (May 4, 2020) — Necrotizing enterocolitis […]

Study discovers male-female cardiac repair differences in heart failure survival after heart attack

A University of South Florida-led study of mouse cardiac healing may lead to more precise, sex-specific therapies for heart failure, a leading cause of death TAMPA, Fla. (April […]

MicroRNAs may be crucial to normal placental development

USF Health researchers applied CRISPR technology to study the very large human non-protein coding gene expressed only in placenta, stem cells and certain cancers TAMPA, Fla (March 16, […]