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Quality of fat input determines output of kidney and cardiac health and repair, says USF Health study

Dr. Ganesh Halade’s investigation in how “good’’ fats repair the heart could enhance treatment of cardiovascular disease. TAMPA, FL (April 11, 2022) – New breakthrough research by a […]

Dr. Mark Moseley named president of USF Tampa General Physicians

TAMPA, Fla (April 8, 2022) – The board of directors for the USF Tampa General Physicians has named Mark G. Moseley, MD, MHA, FACEP, the first president of […]

USF Health celebrates return of in-person Research Day

Research Day 2022 participants welcomed the opportunity to once again connect with health sciences scholars across USF colleges and disciplines Video by Ryan Rossy, USF Health Communications and […]

MCOM researchers win state grants to combat Alzheimer’s, heart disease

Two researchers from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine have received Florida Department of Health (FDOH) grants to help advance discoveries in Alzheimer’s disease and in tobacco-related […]

Researchers identify protein complex critical in helping control cell death

USF Health-UT Southwestern Medical Center preclinical study suggests inhibiting PPP1R3G/PP1γ may protect against tissue damage from heart attacks, other diseases linked to inflammation TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2022) […]

USF awarded five-year, $1.35 million NIH institutional grant to train scientists in vascular inflammation and injury research

Trainees will benefit from USF Health’s increase in nationally recognized faculty with research expertise in blood vessel inflammation linked to heart, lung and other diseases TAMPA, Fla (Feb. […]

Activated protein C can protect against age-related cardiac ischemia and reperfusion injury, preclinical study finds

USF Health research discovers APC limits heart damage by preventing excessive loss of endothelial protein C receptors on the cardiac muscle cell membrane TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2022) […]

Top 10 Research Stories of 2021

USF Health researchers forged ahead with new discoveries and innovations over the last year. As members of the region’s only academic medical center, our scientists and physicians continued […]

USF Health remembers Timothy Ubben, who gave $5 million to fight pulmonary fibrosis

On Monday, Dec. 13, the University of South Florida announced a $5 million gift made by Naples philanthropist Timothy Ubben in November to create the Ubben Family Center […]

USF Health physician-scientist pinpoints genes to predict lung fibrosis outcomes

Dr. Jose Herazo-Maya’s research may help identify new treatments to improve survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and severe COVID-19   Caring for patients struggling to breathe […]

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