Archive for the Neurosciences & Brain Repair Category

USF Health research on neuroprotective protein shifts to drug discovery with £875,000 Dementia Consortium project

New dementia drug discovery efforts get underway this month at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla., thanks to £875,000 funding (approximately $1.2 million) from the Dementia Consortium. […]

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Tampa General Hospital gives $3.5 million for Heart Institute, neurosciences at USF Health

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 29, 2016) – The University of South Florida announced today that it has received a $3.5 million gift from Tampa General Hospital for the USF […]

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Science rules the day at USF Health Research Day 2016 [multimedia]

A wide range of science filled the Ballroom at the Marshall Student Center, showcasing the groundbreaking work of rising research stars taking part in the annual USF Health […]

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USF Health experts help local media report on Zika

As the world hears news about the spread of the Zika virus and its link to other conditions, particularly the debilitating birth defect microcephaly, local media turn to […]

USF Dedicates Downtown Tampa Site of New Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute [Video]

Under a clear blue Florida sky, with the sunlit Tampa skyline behind them, friends and supporters gathered in downtown Tampa the morning of Dec. 8 to celebrate a […]

USF to observe the Great American Smokeout

On Nov. 19, USF Wellness Education, Student Health Services and the USF Area Health Education Center Tobacco Cessation program office will celebrate the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. Smokers will be encouraged to […]

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USF gets $2.3M NIH grant to test new Huntington’s disease therapy merging nanomedicine and gene silencing (Audio)

Led by neurologist Dr. Juan-Sanchez-Ramos, the mouse-model study will refine a noninvasive nose-to-brain delivery system using manganese nanoparticles Huntington’s disease (HD) is an incurable, hereditary brain disorder that […]

MCOM ranks Top 20 Clinical Trial Researchers for FY 2015

The Top 20 clinical trial researchers at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) in fiscal year 2015 represent a broad range of disciplines, ranging from allergy […]

Jun Tan probes the power of flavonoids in fighting Alzheimer’s disease

Backed by a diverse research team, Jun Tan, MD, PhD, often takes the road less traveled when it comes to searching for new treatments for disorders affecting both […]

Symposium highlights new research by industry leaders seeking first treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia [video]

Hosted by FARA and the USF Ataxia Research Center, the annual scientific symposium emphasizes a patient-centered approach to research For the first time in its seven-year history, the […]