Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category
Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry, TSA Walk, Tourette Syndrome

U.S. Senator touts USF Tourette syndrome study with CDC

With pediatric Tourette syndrome on the rise, research by USF’s Rothman Center will show how children with tic disorders access health care, function at school and find social […]

Elkins family, Angelman Syndrome, clinical trial, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute

Hope for the “Angels”

For families battling Angelman Syndrome, the small clinical trial at USF Health is a first step toward finding a treatment for the severe neurological disorder For Peyton Elkins, […]

Dr. Oz, Adam Schwartz, medical student

USF Health volunteers rally for “Dr. Oz’s 15-Minute Physical”

USF Health was out in force to assist Dr. Oz when he visited Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute July 12 as part of his nationwide tour checking the health of […]

Stephen Liggett, personalized medicine

Dr. Stephen Liggett to lead USF Personalized Medicine Center

Tampa, FL (June 13, 2012)  — Stephen B. Liggett, MD, a pioneer in the emerging field of personalized medicine, will help USF Health build an interdisciplinary center that […]

Coffee cup with burlap sack of roasted beans

High blood caffeine levels in older adults linked to avoidance of Alzheimer’s disease, USF-UM study reports

  Tampa, FL (June 5, 2012) – Those cups of coffee that you drink every day to keep alert appear to have an extra perk – especially if […]

USF team patents spine disc prosthetic device

The USF Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair was awarded a patent for a spine disc prosthetic device with fusion capability, helping patients with degenerative discs or scoliosis […]

Dr. Arthi Sanjeevi, Kent Robinson, colorectal cancer screening, gastroenterology

Don’t make excuses, new advocate for colon cancer screening says

  For reasons not yet understood, African Americans have the highest incidence of colorectal cancer of all ethnic groups in the U.S. Kent Robinson prefers to remember his […]

photo of Dr. Jason Highsmith, Dr. William Quillen, and Dr. John Mayer

USF opens Center for Neuromusculoskeletal Research

Aiming to gain a better understanding of human neuromusculoskeletal functions and provide innovative, promising, and non-invasive diagnostic and rehabilitative treatment methods, the USF School of Physical Therapy and […]

USF Hyperbaric Lab featured in national video on naval research

The Office of Naval Research recently released a video it produced highlighting the undersea medicine research projects taking place around the country, including the work by a team […]

CAMLS, Surgical Skills Lab, vascular surgery course

CAMLS course offers glimpse of surgical simulation training across all learners

Under the bright lights of the surgical skills laboratory at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), medical students and surgical residents practice together.  […]