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Understanding the gut microbiome of preterm infants

Maureen Groer, PhD, looks at the health of preterm infants literally from the gut. As part of  the USF Initiative on Microbiomes, Groer studies how the beneficial balance of […]

Celebrating a new home: The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute officially opens in downtown Tampa

The new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute officially opened Jan. 8, 2020, when USF friends, supporters, faculty, staff and students cut through a long […]

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2019

With another year – and another decade – comes to a close. USF Health looks back across 2019 at the successes of faculty and staff, advances in research, […]

Dedicated space for Collegia

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s new downtown Tampa building opened its doors this month. But the state-of-the-art facilities and beautiful views of Tampa Bay weren’t the […]

Final countdown to The Big Move

Welcome to a special series covering some of the many key moments of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s move to its new home in downtown Tampa. […]

Nose-to-brain delivery of nanoparticles lowers Huntington’s disease gene expression

USF Health preclinical study tests several formulations of chitosan-enriched siRNA nanoparticles intended to improve gene therapy targeting neurodegenerative diseases Huntington’s disease (HD) is a hereditary brain disease that […]

USF Health hosts Nanotechnology conference

  USF recently held a big meeting about exploring the very small. In November, the USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy hosted the 12th annual NanoFlorida International Conference on […]

Unexpected viral behavior linked to type 1 diabetes in high-risk children

A TEDDY study, led by USF Health’s Kendra Vehik, has discovered unexpected connections between viruses and T1D Tampa, FL (Dec. 2, 2019) — New results from The Environmental […]

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Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher looks to retirement after 21 years at USF Health

  The USF Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences was founded in 1998 and part of the founding faculty was Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher, PT, PhD, […]

Clinic integrates care and genetic research for patients with neuromuscular disorders

USF Health has established a Neurocardiogenetics Clinic focused on improving the quality of life for patients with hereditary neuromuscular disorders who are at risk for or already experiencing […]