Archive for the Neurosciences & Brain Repair Category
Parkinson's disease, puzzle brain

Is there a Parkinson’s personality?

A new study by researchers at USF Health adds to a growing body of research suggesting that the risk for Parkinson’s disease may be higher among people with […]

Co-localization of amyloid precursor protein fragment and the APP-converting enzyme BACE

USF researchers find that Alzheimer’s precursor protein controls its own fate

Tampa, Fla. (April 10,  2012) – A research team led by the University of South Florida’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences has found that a fragment of […]

traumatic brain injury graphic

USF study finds immediate skull reconstruction after traumatic brain injury worsens brain damage

Delaying surgical repair reduced secondary brain swelling, damage in TBI animal model Tampa, FL (March 22, 2012) — Immediate skull reconstruction following trauma that penetrates or creates an […]

Dr. Michael Flannery

USF doctor greeted by outpouring of support at ALS Walk

For a profile of Dr. Michael Flannery in the Tampa Bay Times, click here. Hundreds of walkers came to the USF campus Saturday for the Tampa Bay area’s Walk […]

USF Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence Given Award

The USF Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) Center of Excellence was honored on Feb. 11 in Orlando as “awesome warriors in the fight against Huntington’s Disease” by […]

Therapy offers hope for patients with treatment-resistant depression

For years, Sarah Maloney’s definition of “planning ahead” meant figuring out how to get through another day. From the time she was 13, Maloney, now 22, struggled with […]

USF awarded $1.57 M to study TBI, other battlefield-related conditions

The Department of Defense grant may lead to better treatments, readjustment skills for veterans Tampa, FL (Jan. 31, 2012) – The University of South Florida has received a $1.57 […]