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A human enzyme can reduce neurotoxic amyloids in mouse model of dementia

The USF-led study suggests CyP40 or similar proteins may be potential therapeutics for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases TAMPA, Fla. (June 27, 2017) — A naturally occurring human enzyme […]

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Dr. John Curran retires from USF after 45 years of service

USF Health faculty, students, staff and local and state leaders celebrated the extraordinary work and legacy of John S. Curran, MD, professor of pediatrics, associate vice president of […]

USF nursing researcher creates video game to improve patient health

USF College of Nursing professor, John Clochesy, PhD, collaborates with engineers on virtual technology to help patients manage their own health. Dr. Clochesy teamed up with researchers and […]

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Florida Blue $1 Million Gift Supports Health Knowledge Exchange in New USF Downtown Building

TAMPA, Fla. (June 21, 2017) – Florida Blue’s $1 million gift to the USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building in downtown Tampa was recognized […]

USF College of Public Health wins Gates Foundation Challenges Explorations grant

The global health project will study Zimbabwe women’s perspectives on the side effects of hormonal contraceptives  Tampa, FLA (June 15, 2017) – The USF College of Public Health […]

Class of 2019 celebrates at Student Clinician Ceremony, marks half-way point of medical school

Members of the USF Morsani College of Medicine’s class of 2019 have officially reached the halfway point of their medical school journey. The students celebrated the milestone during […]

USF researcher joins NASA deep-sea mission

NASA NEEMO 22 space analog simulates mission to Mars TAMPA, Fla. (June 9, 2017) – University of South Florida associate professor Dominic D’Agostino, PhD, is one of four […]

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PA students receive white coats at memorable inaugural ceremony

The Charter Class of the USF Health Physician Assistant (PA) program made their commitment to the profession during the inaugural White Coat Ceremony on May 26 at the USF […]

USF Health names Dr. Victoria Rich as dean of USF College of Nursing

Dr. Rich, a transformative nurse leader and innovator, brings a wealth of knowledge to USF in interprofessional education and practice   TAMPA, Fla. (May 18, 2017) – The […]

Physician residents participate in USF Health Patient Safety Workshop

In a standard hospital room lie dozens of potential dangers threatening the well-being of the patient.  It’s up to every member of the health care team to mitigate […]