Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category
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New drug tested at USF Health Metabolic Clinic is life-changing for patient with PKU

Those helped by the new injectable enzyme therapy, recently approved by the FDA, can safely eat foods that have been forbidden for years Jennifer Mazorra has spent most […]

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USF Health cardiologist helps patient avoid surgery with lifestyle changes, cardiac rehab [video]

Leaning forward, Julio Robaina intently watched as USF Health cardiologist Bibhu Mohanty, MD, sketched a series of shapes on a piece of notebook paper. As Dr. Mohanty pulled […]

USF Health microbiologist shares team’s progress on vaccine for C. diff infection

A team led by Xingmin Sun, PhD, assistant professor in the USF Health Department of Molecular Medicine, is working on vaccine options for Clostridium difficile infection, or CDI, […]

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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 earns new recognition as a global leader in producing U.S. patents

New National Academy of Inventors/Intellectual Property Owners Association rankings released TAMPA, Fla. (June 5, 2018) – The University of South Florida is the nation’s fifth leading public university in […]

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USF Health and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital work with Jeffrey Modell Foundation to improve immune system diseases in children

Dr. Jolan Walter, recruited by both institutions, leads first national genetic screening study for WHIM syndrome, a rare and potentially deadly primary immunodeficiency USF Health immunologist Jolan Walter, […]

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USF Health’s ambulatory surgery center achieves AAAHC accreditation

TAMPA, Fla. (May 24, 2018) – The USF Health Endoscopy & Surgery Center has earned accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) – an achievement […]

Morsani College of Medicine pioneer to retire after 39 years

After 39 years of dedicated service to the University of South Florida’s medical college, Steven Specter, PhD, will retire May 31, leaving an enduring legacy of improving the […]

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USF Women’s Health Collaborative awards grants, recognizes Pam Muma at annual luncheon

The University of South Florida Women’s Health Collaborative recognized philanthropist Pam Muma and awarded $60,000 in funds for women’s health research at its fifth annual Leading the Way Awards Luncheon on May […]