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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 […]

MCOM earns Alpha Omega Alpha honors for diversity, inclusion

  The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine recently earned recognition from the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society for their dedication to diversity and understanding in various […]

USF drug discovery study identifies promising new compound to open constricted airways

Experts in airway bitter taste receptors and medicinal chemistry team up to advance a potential asthma and COPD treatment that works differently than existing bronchodilators TAMPA, Fla (Jan […]

Top 12 Research News Stories of 2020

As we move into 2021, let’s recap some of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s top research news stories of 2020. It’s probably no surprise that COVID-19-related […]

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2020

What a year! We may be trying to close this year out as quickly as possible, but a quick look back at some of our top stories is […]

Despite similar treatment, obese women face additional risks for postpartum hemorrhage complications

  A USF Health-Tampa General Hospital study suggests different management protocols may be needed for obese vs. nonobese patients to improve maternal outcomes TAMPA, Fla (Dec. 21, 2020) […]

USF Health physicians earn spots on Best Doctors in America list

USF Health physicians are once again named Best Doctors in America®. Locally, 120 USF Health doctors made the biennial Best Doctors list, one of the largest ongoing peer […]

The USF Health COCO Clinic Becomes Permanent Resource Inside TGH

Since the launch of the COVID Confirmed (COCO) Clinic in early April, over 4,700 patients with COVID-19 have been given virtual follow-up services after being discharged from the […]

Flavors added to vaping devices can damage the heart

The vape flavorings so popular with kids and young adults are cardiotoxic and disrupt the heart’s normal electrical activity, a University of South Florida Health preclinical study finds […]

USF Health and Tampa General Hospital selected to participate in the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine Phase 3 clinical trial

   Tampa, FL (Dec. 2, 2020) – USF Health and Tampa General Hospital have been selected as a site for a clinical trial testing the Novavax NVX-CoV2373 vaccine […]

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