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Antibiotics intended to heal can actually encourage resistance of life-threatening C. difficile infection

USF research teams led by Dr. Yu Chen and Dr. Xingmin Sun describe ways to control the No. 1 hospital-acquired bacterial infection in a paper published in the […]

Microbiome’s connection to heart failure key to new NIH study for USF Health’s Dr. Hariom Yadav

USF Health microbiome expert Hariom Yadav, PhD, has received a grant from the National Institute on Aging to help determine if a common medication can restore microbiome diversity […]

Morsani College of Medicine: the fastest rising medical school in the nation

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine is the fastest-rising medical school in the country, climbing over the last decade from #80 to #46 in U.S. News & […]

Collaborative effort across Florida’s medical schools results in a statute expanding Medicaid coverage to include donor breastmilk

Collaborative effort across Florida’s medical schools results in a statute expanding Medicaid coverage to include donor breastmilk More Florida babies will have access to donor breastmilk with the […]

State grant advances USF Health research on how diet-related changes in gut and oral microbiomes affect the aging brain

The multisite study may identify measures to help prevent or delay mild cognitive impairment and dementias like Alzheimer’s disease TAMPA, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – The Florida Department […]

MCOM researchers win state grants to combat Alzheimer’s, heart disease

Two researchers from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine have received Florida Department of Health (FDOH) grants to help advance discoveries in Alzheimer’s disease and in tobacco-related […]

USF Health studies how diet affects gut, oral microbiomes linked to brain health in older adults

The new research may help identify measures to prevent or delay mild cognitive impairment and dementia Can what you eat influence the health of your brain now and […]

Top 10 Research Stories of 2021

USF Health researchers forged ahead with new discoveries and innovations over the last year. As members of the region’s only academic medical center, our scientists and physicians continued […]

Omicron variant: Keep calm and carry on

Dear Faculty, Staff, Residents and Students: In the past few weeks much has been made of the SARS-CoV-2 South African (B.1.1.529) variant. Cable news and social media have […]

Natural compound in basil may protect against Alzheimer’s disease pathology, preclinical study finds

A USF Health-led team finds that the compound fenchol has the same beneficial effect as gut-derived metabolites in reducing neurotoxic amyloid-beta in the brain TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 5, […]

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