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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 […]

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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