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USF Health-led global team searches for vaccine to prevent P. vivax malaria

The five-year, $4.9-million NIH project aims to help eliminate the world’s most geographically widespread type of malaria With the support of a five-year, $4.86-million National Institutes of Health […]

Global Virus Network names USF Health the GVN Southeast U.S. Regional Headquarters

        Baltimore, Maryland, USA (Feb. 23, 2021) — The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition comprising the world’s foremost experts in every class of virus causing […]

Michael Teng Q&A: Science behind the mRNA coronavirus vaccines

The race for a COVID-19 vaccine began when Chinese scientists published the genetic sequence for the SARS-COV-2 virus on Jan. 11, 2020 – a full two months before […]

Global Virus Network, USF launch online course “Microbiomes and Their Impact on Viral Infections”

GVN offers four scholarships to self-paced online training course Baltimore, MD  (Nov 17, 2020) — The Global Virus Network (GVN), together with the University of South Florida (USF) […]

Biomarker can help predict children’s risk for potentially fatal malaria

A USF-Health led study analyzing plasma cell-free DNA indicates host inflammation is as important as damage inflicted by the parasite in cerebral malaria TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2020) […]

USF at forefront as world’s top virus experts meet to address COVID-19, preparing for future pandemics

USF Health’s Dr. Christian Brechot leads the Global Virus Network The University of South Florida was at the forefront when the world’s top virologists met recently to identify […]

Clinical trial shows first 3D printed nasal swabs work as well as commercial swabs for COVID-19 diagnostic testing

The device invented by USF Health doctors, teaming with Tampa General Hospital, Northwell Health and Formlabs, has been used worldwide to address critical shortages of test kit swabs […]

USF Health research projects among 23 awarded funding to address racial issues and attitudes

The projects of three USF Health researchers are among the 23 chosen across USF to explore issues in systemic inequality, economic and health disparities, Black history and contemporary […]

Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida Strengthen Affiliation

TGH and USF sign founding document that will create a new organization dedicated to world-class patient care, education and research Tampa, FL (July 23, 2020) — Tampa General […]

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We Must Lead The Way

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: Just four months ago, the COVID-19 pandemic began transforming social interaction, disrupting the economy, and fundamentally changing our world in ways that were […]

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