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Combined risk factors can help predict islet autoimmunity, type 1 diabetes

A TEDDY progress report, led by USF’s Jeffrey Krischer, shows for first time that combining genetic and environmental factors substantially increases prediction TAMPA, Fla. (July 15, 2019) — […]

USF Health Neurology and VuEssence collaborate on stroke early-detection test

The diagnostic blood test being developed is intended to speed treatment critical to improving  ischemic stroke outcomes Lauren Barnathan, who routinely works with stroke patients as a speech pathologist […]

USF Health to implement electronic billing system

USF Health converted to the Epic electronic health records (EHR) system in August 2015, springing the organization into a new era of efficiency, patient care and safety, and […]

Tampa General Hospital leases space in new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine building in downtown Tampa, offering stronger ties to help advance academics, patient care and research

TAMPA, Fla. (Jun 18, 2019) — Tampa General Hospital is leasing up to 25,000 square feet of space in the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and […]

Inhaling air pollution-like irritant alters defensive lung-heart reflexes in hypertension model

The USF Health study, using a rat model for high blood pressure, helps explain the different nerve-induced physiological response to air pollution in patients with preexisting cardiovascular disease […]

New Chief of Surgical Oncology, specializing in liver and pancreatic cancer care, joins USF Health

For all his accomplishments, Andreas Karachristos, MD, prides himself on being available to his patients via his cell phone number 24-7. This open and accessible approach helps patients […]

USF Health convenes first Microbiome Joint Workshop with University of Florida

The University of South Florida and the University of Florida convened a Microbiome Joint Workshop at USF Health on May 28, with research presentations by basic scientists and […]

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The USF Health Fetal Care Center of Tampa Bay’s multidisciplinary team performs third successful EXIT procedure

  Inside the mother’s womb, a fetus exchanges oxygen through the umbilical cord. Once the fetus is delivered, the umbilical cord is clamped, giving the baby the ability […]

MCOM welcomes nation’s newest doctors, bids farewell to USF President Genshaft

    More than 1,000 friends and family of USF Health senior medical students packed The Mahaffey Theatre to welcome the nation’s newest doctors and bid farewell to […]

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Students celebrate milestones at 2019 USF Health Commencement Ceremony

Video and article by Allison Long. Photos by Freddie Coleman.   The arena erupted in cheers and applause as USF System President Judy Genshaft walked toward the stage […]