Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category

MCOM SELECT charter class member makes history at LVHN

Yasir Abunamous, MD, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine class of 2015, recently made history.  He became the first graduate of the MCOM Scholarly Excellence, Leadership Experiences, Collaborative […]

FARA-USF scientific symposium advances toward treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia

The Friedreich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium: Understanding a Cure recently marked its 9th year of bringing dedicated scientists, clinicians, and industry partners with patients and their families to USF […]

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Pharmacy students use AR/VR to study impact of prescription drugs on our main organs

First-year students put on simulation goggles to see how certain drugs interact in the body Virtual (VR) and augmented (AR) realities are transforming the way pharmacology students learn […]

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New study offers insights into triggers of early-stage malaria parasite infection

For a century, researcher after researcher has tried to grow Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax), the parasite that causes the most widespread type of malaria, in petri dishes continuously, […]

Faculty excellence recognized at promotion and tenure reception

On Wednesday, Sept. 26, USF Health celebrated faculty excellence at the University Club.  The evening consisted of a welcome by Catherine Lynch, MD, associate vice president for faculty […]

Early Parkinson’s patients waiting too long to seek medical evaluation

The time between diagnosis and the beginning of symptomatic treatment is critical in the effort to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease (PD). A paper published in npg Parkinson’s […]

A photo with Dr. Lee Sweeney at podium presenting his work.

Heart Institute hosts first research symposium

The USF Health Heart Institute recently hosted its inaugural scientific conference, marking another milestone in the young Institute’s short history and setting a standard for future collaborative work […]

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USF Health, Moffitt lead one of nation’s first academic Cardio-Oncology Programs

Michael Fradley, MD, had finished medical school. He’d completed training in internal medicine and cardiology.   He decided to pursue further training in electrophysiology, and began observing a substantial […]

USF Health leadership travels to Panama and fosters partnerships                              

A team of health experts and educators from across USF Health recently traveled to Panama’s City of Knowledge as part of a collaborative partnership between the two institutions […]

USF Health’s Dr. Henry Rodriquez comments on need to integrate new diabetes management technology into school settings

The use of technologically advanced systems to monitor the sugar levels of students with Type 1 diabetes around the clock have increased dramatically over the last several years. […]