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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 Health Ybor Youth Clinic first in Florida to receive Adolescent-Centered Environment Certification from the Adolescent Health Initiative

The USF Health Ybor Youth Clinic (YYC) is proud to announce successful completion of the Adolescent-Centered Environment Assessment Process (ACE-AP) and certification as a silver adolescent-centered health center; […]

Tampa General Hospital and USF Health start the new year by moving forward with enhanced alliance

Tampa General and USF Health launch USF Tampa General Physicians, a new physician management service organization to better care for patients of the Tampa Bay region. Tampa General […]

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 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 […]

Omicron variant: Keep calm and carry on

Dear Faculty, Staff, Residents and Students: In the past few weeks much has been made of the SARS-CoV-2 South African (B.1.1.529) variant. Cable news and social media have […]

D-dimer test still helpful to rule out pulmonary embolisms in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

A USF Health study finds that a screening test for major blood clots in the lungs, originally validated in seriously ill non-COVID patients, works as well for COVID […]

USF Health a site for clinical trial testing Moderna COVID vaccine for children ages 6 months to under 12 years

TAMPA, Fla (August 11, 2021) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has been selected as a site for a clinical trial testing the Moderna mRNA-1273 COVID-19 […]

USF Health joins national study testing how well COVID-19 vaccine prevents spread of SARS-CoV-2 in young adults

Despite a COVID-19 surge hospitalizing more younger people, the 18-29 age group targeted by the Prevent COVID U trial has the lowest adult vaccination rates Tampa, FL (July […]

USF Health research shows vaccination rate must double to slow transmission of COVID-19

TAMPA, Fla. (July 23, 2021)– New data provided by University of South Florida College of Public Health epidemiologist Edwin Michael, PhD, and colleague Ken Newcomb shows that there’s […]

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