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Saulius Sumanas uses versatile fish model system to study how regulation of gene activity affects blood vessel growth

The research could help identify new drugs or advance tissue regeneration for vascular diseases, including brain aneurysms USF Health’s Saulius Sumanas, PhD, focuses on understanding both normal blood […]

Research Day speaker William Sessa discusses role of lipid regulation in cardiovascular disease

The 2021 celebration of USF Health research was a fully virtual event The arteries, veins and capillaries making up our vasculature supply blood and other essential substances to […]

Cell-selective nanotherapy prevents vessel renarrowing and promotes healing of arteries opened by angioplasty

A USF Health preclinical study indicates nanoparticles containing a micro-RNA switch offers promising biotechnology to advance the fight against atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease Tampa, FL (Feb. 9, 2021) – […]

USF drug discovery study identifies promising new compound to open constricted airways

Experts in airway bitter taste receptors and medicinal chemistry team up to advance a potential asthma and COPD treatment that works differently than existing bronchodilators TAMPA, Fla (Jan […]

Flavors added to vaping devices can damage the heart

The vape flavorings so popular with kids and young adults are cardiotoxic and disrupt the heart’s normal electrical activity, a University of South Florida Health preclinical study finds […]

Focused on the root causes of cardiac inflammation

In search of individualized heart failure therapies, Ganesh Halade leads a USF Health Heart Institute team studying unresolved inflammation after heart attack Short-term inflammation is one of the […]

More faculty engage in NIH, VA grant review as academic medical center grows

The number of faculty members serving on National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Veterans Affairs (VA) study sections continues to grow as more federally-funded investigators join USF Health […]

USF Health expands cardiovascular programs across patient care, research and education

The targeted growth will help extend the reach of the academic medical center into national spotlight. In just over eight months, Guilherme Oliveira, MD, MBA, has reimagined USF […]

Study led by USF Health-TGH finds clot permeability linked with first-attempt success of aspiration thrombectomy to open 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 […]

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