Archive for the International Health Category

USF receives new NIH grant to help eliminate malaria in Southeast Asia

Tampa, FL (April  ­24, 2019) – The University of South Florida has been awarded approximately $700,000 in initial funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases […]

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USF Health scientist part of urgent global effort to rid Southeast Asia of malaria

What Dr. Liwang Cui’s team learns in the laboratory and the field can help curb the spread of this increasingly multidrug-resistant, mosquito-borne disease While some of the largest […]

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Multicultural Week celebrates USF Health’s commitment to diversity

Faculty, staff and students enjoyed a week of events representing USF Health’s bold commitment to educate, engage and celebrate cultural diversity, sensitivity and inclusivity. USF Health Multicultural Week, […]

New research framework may help better predict human and wildlife infectious disease risk

University of South Florida-led research identifies individual hosts more or less likely to escalate outbreaks Tampa, FL (Jan. 29, 2019) – The 2014-16 Ebola virus epidemic that ravaged […]

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Former president of world-renowned Pasteur Institute joins USF Health

Dr. Christian Bréchot will help elevate biomedical and health-related areas of research excellence to the international level The former head of the world-renowned Pasteur Institute in Paris has […]

Infectious diseases expert looks for new ways to combat resilient parasites

USF Health’s Dr. Kami Kim probes the epigenetics of two global parasitic infections, malaria and toxoplasmosis While an undergraduate at Harvard University, Kami Kim, MD, participated in a […]

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USF ranked one of America’s top “Golden Age Universities”

New ranking highlights USF’s strong performance compared to similar-aged institutions TAMPA, Fla. (June 7, 2018) – The University of South Florida (USF) is the fifth best public university in […]

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USF develops technique revolutionizing malaria research

New laboratory method opens the door to novel human liver-stage research A breakthrough by the scientists at the University of South Florida is giving researchers around the world […]

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Unlocking the genome of the world’s deadliest parasite

Groundbreaking USF College of  Public Health research pushing the fight against malaria forward For the first time ever, an international team of researchers led by scientists at the […]

Doctor discusses USF Health relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Tampa, Fla.  (Oct. 17) — Back from last week’s trip to Puerto Rico, USF Health’s Dr. Asa Oxner discussed her recent experience treating patients and assessing critical medical […]