Archive for the Neurosciences & Brain Repair Category

New medication significantly decreases involuntary movement

USF professor leads study on valbenazine’s effects on tardive dyskinesia.  Antipsychotic treatment can cause involuntary movements such as lip smacking, tongue protrusions and excessive eye blinking. These movements […]

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

University of South Florida  study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact TAMPA, FL (March 29, 2017) — More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic […]

USF’s Alumni Magazine Goes Digital in Spring 2017

USF, the official magazine of the USF Alumni Association, initiates a largely digital distribution format beginning with its spring 2017 edition. “This is the age of 24-hour news, […]

A record crowd of presenters for USF Health Research Day.

USF Health hosts historic Research Day, showcasing the best in science [video]

In what was likely the largest USF Health Research Day on record, nearly 360 presenters filled the Ballroom at the Marshall Student Center with their poster presentations, offering […]

USF Health selects Dr. Harry van Loveren to lead a new Neurosciences Initiative

Tampa, FLA (Jan. 17, 2017) — The University of South Florida has launched a neurosciences initiative to integrate the latest treatment and research for a wide range of […]

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USF Health had a great 2016! Take a look.

USF Health continues to make life better for the community in and around the University and is prepared for a creative, innovative and productive 2017. Check out some […]

USF Nursing receives $1.9 million grant from NIH to study delirium intervention in intensive care unit 

Dr. Cindy Munro will be among the first researchers in the United States to study an audio-recording system to reduce delirium in ICU patients. Tampa, FL (Dec. 19, […]

Patients at center of 8th annual FARA-USF scientific symposium

Patients have always been the center of the yearly scientific symposium hosted by the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) and the University of South Florida Ataxia Research Center. […]

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USF Health colleges and programs welcome new students for Fall 2016

USF Health welcomed more than 1,400 incoming students to its colleges and programs, a total that reflects record-setting up-tics in several areas. As these new students get their […]

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USF Health experts lead international public health conversation on Zika virus threat [video]

Visit USF’s Zika at Our Doorstep website Florida has become ground zero for the Zika virus – home of the first non-travel related cases of the mosquito-borne virus […]