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The best of performing arts and medicine come together at interdisciplinary conference

Faculty, professional, educators and health care experts came together recently to learn more about how to improve and promote the well-being of performing artists, as part of the […]

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 […]

America’s Best Is Yet To Come

Dear Faculty, Staff, Residents and Students: Twenty years ago, I was finishing a meeting in my office at Bellevue Hospital in lower Manhattan when a nurse told me […]

USF Health College of Nursing and Port Tampa Bay announce new partnership on bringing clinical outreach services to the vulnerable seafaring community

The USF Health College of Nursing has partnered with Port Tampa Bay to create the first-of-its-kind on-site nurse-managed clinical outreach to provide direct care for the thousands of […]

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 […]

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