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Pandemic does not stop advancement of Friedreich’s ataxia therapies

This year’s Friedrich’s Ataxia (FA) Scientific Symposium featured some tremendous advances being made toward treatments focused on different targets and stages of FA – a rare, debilitating and […]

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, […]

USF Health researcher studies gut microbiome to improve brain health, decrease age-related diseases

Hariom Yadav focuses on microbiome’s role in the gut-brain axis, including creating fermented foods, probiotic mixtures, and modified diets to regulate gut “leakiness” Hariom Yadav, PhD, is on […]

USF Health, Tampa General specialties earn high ranks in US News & World Report

Tampa General Hospital ranked as the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay in the 2021-2022 rankings released this week by U.S. News & World Report, and was also listed […]

New USF Institute for Microbiomes created to advance human and environmental health

TAMPA, Fla (July 21, 2021) – USF Health today announced the launch of a major university-wide institute dedicated to harnessing the huge populations of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other […]

USF Health physicians earn spots on Tampa Magazine’s 2021 Top Doctors list

Tampa Magazine surveyed nearly 10,600 physicians across the Tampa Bay area, asking them to nominate peers they consider the best in their specialty. The final 2021 Top Doctors […]

Enhanced alliance progresses for Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, as name is announced and search for inaugural leader begins

The new organization is on target for an October 2021 launch, and will form one of the largest academic medical groups in the state of Florida. Tampa, FL […]

Patient commits estate gift to advance women’s heart health, skin cancer research and Alzheimer’s caregiver education at USF

The University of South Florida Foundation today announced a $1.8 million estate gift to USF Health that will fund a women’s heart health professorship, dermatology research endowment and […]

USF team uses new neuroimaging technique to study physiological effects of brain stimulation to treat depression

First-in-human study of diffuse optical tomography during rTMS suggests treatment target or parameters may need adjusting to benefit more patients with severe depression TAMPA, Fla. (May 4, 2021) […]

USF Health part of international study identifying four distinct patterns of tau spread in Alzheimer’s disease

The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center contributed to a new international study in Nature Medicine suggesting there is reason to reevaluate the concept of “typical” Alzheimer’s disease. The […]

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