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USF awarded five-year, $44.4 million NIH grant to test whether computerized brain training reduces dementia risk

TAMPA, Fla. (April 6, 2021) — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of South Florida (USF) total expected funds of $44.4 million over the […]

Tampa General Hospital-USF Health among first in nation to enroll patients in study of minimally invasive treatment for subdural brain bleeds

TAMPA, Fla. (March 23, 2021) — Tampa General Hospital, working with USF Health, is one of the first sites in the country – and the first in Florida […]

Gopal Thinakaran appointed CEO of Byrd Alzheimer’s Center & Research Institute

Gopal Thinakaran, PhD, was recently appointed chief executive officer of the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute. Dr. Thinakaran assumed the position from Harry van Loveren, […]

New vaccine targeting toxic amyloid-β could help halt Alzheimer’s disease progression, preclinical study finds

University of South Florida Health neuroscientist suggests the therapeutic immunomodulatory vaccine may be safer for those with age-associated decline in immunity TAMPA, Fla (Oct. 20, 2020) — Our […]

Enzyme SSH1 impairs the disposal of accumulating cellular “garbage,” leading to brain cell death

University of South Florida Health neuroscientists discover a defect early in autophagy that may help develop SSH1 inhibitors to treat Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases TAMPA, Fla (Oct. […]

USF Health was among top U.S. medical centers to test new ALS treatment shown to significantly benefit patients

This week’s New England Journal of Medicine reported results of the pivotal CENTAUR clinical trial; the USF Health ALS Clinic was one of only two sites in Florida […]

The Greatest Generation

By Charles J. Lockwood, MD Senior Vice President for USF Health Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine As we mark the 75th anniversary of the end of […]

USF Health Neurosurgery team grows, expands reach of superior care

The USF Health neurosurgery program has seen significant expansion recently, including successfully recruiting several key hires, offering a specialized surgical procedure, and advancing research on spine surgeries. The […]

Study led by USF Health-TGH finds clot permeability linked with first-attempt success of aspiration thrombectomy to open blocked brain vessel

The multicenter posthoc analysis of COMPASS trial data focuses on two clot-removal approaches to major strokes caused by large vessel occlusion TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 10, 2020) – In […]

Mighty mouse: USF Health researchers create new reporter mouse strain

The powerful genetic tool distinctly identifies P2X2-expressing cells and can selectively manipulate them to better understand sensory nerve function and find targeted treatments TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2020) […]

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