Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category

Innovative diagnostic tests let new USF Small Bowel Center stand out in region

USF Health has pooled this region’s best experts on gastroenterology, along with the specialty’s latest diagnostic and treatment options, and opened the Small Bowel/Lower GI Motility Center. Patients […]

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Chaperone protein subverts removal of glaucoma-causing protein, USF-led study finds

Inhibiting the protein, Grp94, could offer new treatment for the sight-robbing eye disease Tampa, FL (Oct. 8, 2012) — The chaperone protein Grp94 can interfere with the clearance […]

Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Awards 2012, Judy Genshaft, John Carter, Dwayne Smith

Two USF Health faculty members recognized for outstanding research achievements

Two USF Health faculty members were among nine recipients of the university’s 2012 Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Awards. Eric Buhi, PhD, of the College of Public Health, and […]

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USF’s new online service matches eligible patients to clinical trials

Studies investigate new treatment options for wide range of medical disorders Tampa, FL (Oct. 4, 2012) — USF Health and EmergingMed have launched a University of South Florida […]

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New course amplifies team learning by looking at patients across time

USF Health has been at the forefront for training healthcare professionals to work in teams – from its ground-breaking coursework that combines students from medical, nursing and physical […]

USF, Lakeland Regional Boards approve partnership

Tampa, FL (Sept. 25, 2012) – The Board of Trustees at the University of South Florida has approved the creation of the new USF Health System, an organization […]

Medical students help young hands plant gardens filled with lessons [VIDEO]

[] A Children’s Garden of Verses came to life earlier this month when USF medical students helped young students at the USF Patel Partnership Elementary School plant Earth […]

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USF to create USF Health System to partner with hospitals

Partnership with Lakeland Regional Medical Center proposes to create 200 new residency positions for state TAMPA, FL (Sept. 19, 2012) – USF Health is creating a new and transformative […]

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Sleep apnea in obese pregnant women linked to poor maternal and neonatal outcomes

Tampa, FL (Sept. 20, 2012) — The newborns of obese pregnant women suffering from obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to be admitted to the neonatal intensive care […]

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New youth clinic provides care for those at risk

  When Aaron Ho was younger, he never felt comfortable discussing his sexuality with a doctor. Now he realizes that discomfort may keep some teens and young adults […]