Archive for the News Releases Category

Morsani College of Medicine pioneer to retire after 39 years

After 39 years of dedicated service to the University of South Florida’s medical college, Steven Specter, PhD, will retire May 31, leaving an enduring legacy of improving the […]

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USF develops technique revolutionizing malaria research

New laboratory method opens the door to novel human liver-stage research A breakthrough by the scientists at the University of South Florida is giving researchers around the world […]

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Unlocking the genome of the world’s deadliest parasite

Groundbreaking USF College of  Public Health research pushing the fight against malaria forward For the first time ever, an international team of researchers led by scientists at the […]

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USF leads Tampa’s city-wide effort to prepare for a mass injury emergency

TAMPA, Fla. (March 28, 2018) — The University of South Florida is partnering with major organizations across Tampa to be prepared for a mass injury event, such as […]

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New research discovers genetic variation linked to African Americans with heart failure

The University of South Florida-led study is another step toward more effective treatments for a population disproportionately affected by this chronic cardiovascular disease TAMPA, Fla. (March 7, 2018) […]

Dentists key to discussing risk of HPV-related cancers with their patients

Dental community needs more training to strengthen HPV prevention efforts, USF study concludes TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2018) — The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually […]

Intervention becomes first to successfully reduce risk of dementia

10-year study led by USF’s Jerri Edwards concludes computerized brain training program reduces risk of dementia 29 percent TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2017) — Computerized brain training is […]

Dr. Laurie Woodard among nine physicians honored by AAMC for outstanding contributions to academic medicine [video]

TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 6, 2017) — The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has recognized University of South Florida (USF) physician Dr. Laurie Woodard for exemplifying qualities of […]

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USF provides aid to Puerto Rican hurricane victims

Twelve USF Health physicians will travel to Puerto Rico over the next few months, while USF invites 240 Puerto Rican medical students to finish this semester in Tampa […]

USF College of Nursing receives $2.6 million NIH grant to study link between pregnancy, depression and a parasite

Dr. Maureen Groer heads a group of USF Health researchers in a five-year study examining the relationship between a common parasite and how it affects the brain of […]